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Kid Rock has been working on brewing his own beer, and it's expected to make its debut July 17th at his hometown show in Detroit. According to the Detroit News , he's calling the special brew, "American Badass Beer," describing it as simple beer with no aftertaste. Rock says, "I...
White Stripes frontman Jack White 's new band, The Dead Weather , will premiere an uncensored video for its new single, "Treat Me Like Your Mother," on Cinemax. The short film was directed by Jonathan Glazer , who has helmed videos for Radiohead as well as movies like Sexy Beast...
Foo Fighters performed on Saturday (July 4th) as part of the White House festivities to celebrate Independence Day, according to TheHill.com . The party on the South Lawn, at which President and First Lady Barack and Michelle Obama hosted 1,200 members of the military and their...
Nickelback 's upcoming summer tour will be sponsored by Microsoft's recently launched web browser Internet Explorer 8, according to Billboard.biz . As part of the deal, music fans who download customized versions of Internet Explorer 8 will have access to exclusive content...
The Linkin Park -led soundtrack to Transformers: Revenge Of The Fallen debuted at Number Seven on the Billboard album chart on Wednesday (July 1st), selling 39,000 copies in its first week of release. In addition to songs from Green Day , Cavo , Taking Back Sunday , Staind ,...
Green Day kicks off its highly-anticipated world tour in support of its new 21st Century Breakdown album on Friday (July 3rd) in Seattle. Joining the punk trio on various parts of the schedule will be the Kaiser Chiefs , Franz Ferdinand and the Bravery . Green Day bassist Mike...
Foo Fighters frontman Dave Grohl , Led Zeppelin bassist John Paul Jones and Queens Of The Stone Age singer/guitarist Josh Homme have started a new group, with Grohl playing drums. According to Spinner.com , Grohl talked about starting the band as far back as a 2005 interview...
U2 paid tribute to fallen pop icon Michael Jackson during the opening night of the band's U2 360 tour on Tuesday (June 30th) in Barcelona, Spain. Singer Bono dedicated the song "Angel Of Harlem" to the late Jackson, saying, "We wrote this one for Billie Holiday but we are going...
Staind singer Aaron Lewis may be pushing his own political agenda on the Stimulate This tour, which started on Wednesday night (July 1st) in Peoria, Illinois, but frontman Brent Smith from tourmates Shinedown said in a conference call why he signed up for the trek: "All of the...