Music News

Guitarist John Frusciante confirmed the news reported earlier this week that he has left the Red Hot Chili Peppers . In a message posted at his personal blog and MySpace page, Frusciante revealed that he actually left the band over a year ago, writing in part, "There was no...
Rage Against The Machine singer Zack de la Rocha slammed American Idol and X Factor mastermind Simon Cowell on a BBC Radio Five morning show on Thursday (December 17th). Following that, the band performed an uncensored version of its song "Killing In The Name," which includes...
Weezer has canceled all its January tour dates on doctor's orders, in order to allow frontman Rivers Cuomo more time to recover from injuries sustained in a bus crash earlier this month. Cuomo arrived home in Los Angeles this week after a 48-hour bus ride from upstate New York,...
30 Seconds To Mars has chronicled the making of its new album, This Is War , in a documentary that singer Jared Leto hopes to show next month at the Sundance Film Festival in Utah and release sometime next fall. Although the film initially focused just on the record, Leto told...
Adelitas Way has broken out of Las Vegas in a big way with its self-titled debut album and first single, "Invincible," which recently hit Number Four on the Active Rock radio chart. While "Invincible" has been used as the theme song for WWE Superstars and even appears on a new...
Songs by Linkin Park , White Stripes / Raconteurs frontman Jack White and Yeah Yeah Yeahs singer Karen O have made the list of 63 tunes that could be nominated for this year's Academy Award for Best Original Song, according to Pitchfork.com . White's "Fly Farm Blues" from the...
Slipknot premieres a new video on Friday (December 18th) for "Snuff," the current and final single from the band's 2008 album, All Hope Is Gone . The clip stars Slipknot singer Corey Taylor -- without his trademark mask -- and was co-directed by percussionist Shawn "Clown"...
Metallica frontman James Hetfield has donated a 330-acre plot of land from his personal property to Marin County as part of an agricultural conservation easement, according to the Marin Independent Journal . The Marin Board of Supervisors unanimously accepted the donation on...
Tool frontman Maynard James Keenan 's side act, Puscifer , has revealed the dates for the outfit's first full-length East Coast tour. As with Puscifer's recently completed West Coast swing, called a "performance art spectacle" by the Las Vegas Journal , the gigs will mix music,...