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White Stripes drummer Meg White is auctioning off the drum kit she played in the video for "The Hardest Button to Button," according to Gigwise.com. The kit is one of a number of music-related items going up for bids to raise money for Detroit musician Jim Shaw, who is going...
Coldplay and the Killers will co-headline a benefit concert in the U.K. next month for the War Child organization, according to FMQB. The show will take place on February 18th, immediately after the Brit Awards, at the O2 Shepherds Bush Empire in London. Both groups will play a...
One of the passengers in a car that was rear-ended by a Hummer driven by Godsmack frontman Sully Erna has given conflicting statements regarding the cause of the crash, according to the EagleTribune.com. Erna is being sued by another occupant of the car, 26-year-old Lindsay...
Disturbed's schedule is fully packed for the rest of the winter and spring, with a month of U.S. tour dates ahead, the Music As A Weapon trek starting up in late March, and a probable European festival run following that. But singer David Draiman told us that the band is also...
Modest Mouse will hit the road for a brief tour beginning on February 22nd in Oakland, California, according to the band's publicist. The trek will include a March 8th headlining slot at Miami's Langerado Festival, where they'll join a bill already featuring Death Cab For Cutie...
My Chemical Romance vocalist Gerard Way has posted some thoughts at his official blog about the influence of the Watchmen comic book on his life. Writing at mychemicalromance.com, Way explained that at the age of 15, "I was reading the first chapter of the (Watchmen) graphic...
Saving Abel started a fresh round of tour dates on Wednesday night (January 28th) in West Valley City, Utah, as openers for Avenged Sevenfold and Buckcherry. This is the second time that the "Addicted" rockers have opened for those headliners following a run last fall. Saving...
A new Smashing Pumpkins song called "FOL" will make its debut in a Hyundai car commercial that will air during the Super Bowl pre-game show this Sunday (February 1st) on NBC-TV. The track acts as the score for a new ad promoting the Hyundai Genesis Coupe. Hyundai VP of marketing...
Scottish rockers Franz Ferdinand will appear Thursday night (January 29th) on NBC-TV's The Tonight Show With Jay Leno, where they will perform their current single, "Ulysses." The track comes off the band's third studio album, Tonight: Franz Ferdinand, which arrived in stores on...