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Mardi Gras will have a Kid Rock flavor this year. The "All Summer Long" hitmaker has been announced as the Grand Marshal for the Krewe of Endymion (pronounced En-DI-mee-on) parade on Saturday afternoon (February 21st) in New Orleans. The event bills itself as "the largest non-...
My Chemical Romance frontman Gerard Way said in a new interview with MTV News that the punk act is scaling things back on its next album, which will follow up 2006's heavily produced concept record, The Black Parade. Way explained, "When we had just finished Black Parade, I...
Kings Of Leon and Duffy were the big winners at the 2009 Brit Awards, held at London's Earl Court arena on Wednesday night (February 18th). The young Southern rockers went home with two awards for International Group and International album, while the Welsh pop diva took three...
The sophomore album from Christian rockers Red, called Innocence & Instinct, debuted at Number 15 on the Billboard album chart on Wednesday (February 18th), selling 39,000 copies in its first week of release. It was a rare good week for the music industry in general as both...
OK Go will preview songs from its upcoming album on a short spring trek scheduled to start on March 6th in Philadelphia. According to their publicist, the band has spent the winter recording the disc in upstate New York, describing the material as the "danciest, most anthemic,...
Saliva and Static-X will headline the 2009 Sno-Core Tour, which is slated to begin on April 1st in Albuquerque, New Mexico. According to Harddrive Radio, 10 shows have been announced so far, with more to come. Also appearing on the bill will be Burn Halo and The Flood. The tour...
Coldplay frontman Chris Martin has reportedly told U.K. tabloid The Sun that the band would like to give away a free live album to its fans following its upcoming summer run of shows. Martin said, "What we want to do is try to give away a live album for free.We're playing a lot...
While Guns N' Roses frontman Axl Rose said in a rare, recent interview that he would never play with ex-Guns guitarist Slash again, Rose did hint that he might consider working with the band's former bassist, Duff McKagan. So how does McKagan feel about that? He told us that he...
Alter Bridge announced on Tuesday (February 17th) that the band has begun working on its new album, tentatively titled Alter Bridge III. No other info as far as a release date, producer or studio has been revealed. In the meantime, Alter Bridge singer Myles Kennedy and guitarist...