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The seventh annual Bonnaroo festival managed to lure more than 70,000 concertgoers to Manchester, Tennessee this past weekend for three days of music despite soaring gas prices and an increasingly crowded summer festival schedule, according to Billboard.com. While the event did...
Coldplay releases its highly-anticipated fourth album, Viva La Vida or Death and All His Friends, on Tuesday (June 17th) in the U.S. The disc arrived in the U.K. last Thursday (June 12th), selling more than 300,000 copies in three days and instantly topping the British album...
Nine Inch Nails have revealed details for the CD release of The Slip, the band's latest album which was issued as a free download last month. According to FMQB, the CD will arrive on July 22nd in North America as an individually numbered limited edition, packaged with a bonus...
Linkin Park singer Chester Bennington has shot down rumors that he has been chosen to replace Scott Weiland behind the mic for Velvet Revolver. Although it's not exactly clear where the rumors originated, Bennington told the U.K.'s Kerrang! magazine, "I'm friends with all the...
Metallica has named its new album Death Magnetic, according to a message at the band's official web site that also featured a sample of new music. The group's ninth studio effort is expected out in September and will contain either 10 or 11 tracks. No song titles have been...
The Bonnaroo festival was held this weekend in Manchester, Tennessee, near Nashville, playing host to four days of music and about 80,000 music fans. Some highlights: Metallica closed out Friday night, playing a crowd-pleasing set of mostly material from their oldest albums...
Coldplay frontman Chris Martin walked out of an interview with BBC Radio 4 on Friday (June 13th), nine minutes after the session started, leaving drummer Will Champion to handle the lion's share of the questions. According to BBC News, Martin seemed uncomfortable with the line...
The business and personal manager of Motley Crue singer Vince Neil has filed a lawsuit against the band in Nashville federal court, according to NashvillePost.com. Burt Stein claims that the Crue and its current management are trying to cut him out of the percentage from the...
Angels & Airwaves frontman Tom DeLonge gave his thoughts to Buzznet late last week about the recent controversy surrounding the suicide of a 13-year-old British fan of My Chemical Romance and other so-called "emo" bands. A coroner and several London media outlets suggested...