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Everclear will release a new album, called The Vegas Years, on April 15th, featuring 14 cover songs recorded between 1994 and 2008. On the set are Everclear's renditions of Hall & Oates' "Rich Girl," Cheap Trick's "Southern Girls," Thin Lizzy's "The Boys Are Back In Town,"...
The Offspring have posted an update at their official Web site, describing the band's two festival dates in Australia last weekend and revealing that they played two new songs at the shows. The post read in part, "In Brisbane, record breaking temperatures scorched the crowd...
Eighties heavy metal will live again at the Rocklahoma Festival, set for July 10th through the 13th in Pryor, Oklahoma. Warrant, Triumph and Extreme are among the bands reuniting with all or most of their original lineups for the festival, which will also feature sets from Night...
Foo Fighters are fresh off their Grammy wins and have already started setting their sights on new music. The band picked up on Best Rock Album and Best Hard Rock Performance at the Grammys earlier this month. They're currently on tour behind 2007's Echoes, Silence, Patience,...
Fall Out Boy bassist Pete Wentz visited Washington D.C. yesterday (Wednesday, February 27th) to help out a children's organization. PerezHilton.com reports that Wentz spent his time with Invisible Children, the not-for-profit organization aimed at aiding children displaced by...
Stone Temple Pilots have lined up a handful of new dates in addition to their May appearance at the Rock on the Range festival in Columbus, Ohio. Just seven appearances have been announced so far, but according to the band's web site, more will be added soon. One of the gigs is...
Slipknot expects to release its fourth album on August 12th. According to Blabbermouth.net, the band is recording the material with producer Dave Fortman, who has worked with Mudvayne and Evanescence. The as-yet-untitled effort will follow up 2004's Vol. 3: (The Subliminal...
Filter has posted a new song, called "Soldiers of Misfortune," on its Myspace page. The single will appear on Filter's new album, Anthems for the Damned, which is due out May 13th. Frontman Richard Patrick describes the track as a "sardonic anti-war/pro-troops song" and says it...
Ashes Divide, the new project fronted by A Perfect Circle guitarist Billy Howerdel, will be out with a debut album on April 8th. Howerdel sings and plays guitar, bass and keyboard on the set, which also features A Perfect Circle's Josh Freese on drums and Tool frontman Maynard...