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Staind's new album, The Illusion of Progress, is available now via pre-order on the band's official site, and will hit stores August 19th. The set is their sixth, following up 2005's chart-topping Chapter V. The band worked on this one with Chicago-based producer Johnny K, who's...
Hinder has given fans and radio listeners a taste of its upcoming second album, Take It To The Limit, with the arrival last week of the record's first single, "Use Me." Frontman Austin Winkler told us that the tune is a typical Hinder rocker with a lyrical twist: "Basically it's...
Slipknot's "Psychosocial" video will premiere on FN MTV this Friday (July 18th) at 8 p.m. ET, with bandmembers on hand to introduce it. According to a release, "the video captures the band's transformation from their recent and controversial 'purgatory' state to an evolved...
Coldplay launched its North American tour on Monday night (July 14th) at the Forum in Los Angeles and celebrated the trek's kick-off by allowing fans to download a previously unreleased song at its web site. A message at the site read, "To say thank you to everyone who's bought...
Foo Fighters were forced to postpone their two-night stand at Morrison, Colorado's Red Rocks Amphitheatre on Monday (July 14th) and Tuesday (July 15th) due to illness on the part of frontman Dave Grohl. The concerts have been rescheduled to September 8th and 9th. Grohl said in a...
Rise Against has set Appeal to Reason as the title of the band's fifth album, which is slated to arrive on October 7th. According to their publicist, the group will support the release of the CD with a fall headlining tour. Dates and venues will be announced soon, but the...
Rapper T.I. is currently working on his new album, Paper Trail, which is slated for release in September. He recently recorded the track "Out In The Cold" with Fall Out Boy and, on it, he addresses several of his ongoing legal issues. T.I. offers an explanation for his federal...
A brand new song from Guns N' Roses called "Shackler's Revenge" leads the 75-song playlist for the highly anticipated video game Rock Band 2, it was announced on Monday (July 14th) by game publishing partners Harmonix, MTV Games and Electronic Arts. The unveiling of the lineup...
Metallica has announced that every song on its upcoming album, Death Magnetic, will be available to download for Guitar Hero III: Legends of Rock on the same date that the record arrives in stores. A post at the band's official web site stated, "It's a first in both music and...