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Kid Rock has teamed up with a Peoria radio station to raise money for two residents of central Illinois who were injured while serving in Iraq. According to Radio and Records, people can bid on an electric guitar, an acoustic guitar and a drumhead that have all been autographed...
The original lineup of Jane's Addiction reunited to perform four songs on Wednesday night (April 23rd) at the first-ever U.S. NME Awards, held at the El Rey Theatre in Los Angeles. The group, which appeared on stage with founding bassist Eric Avery for the first time in 17 years...
Up-and-coming act Saving Abel will hit the road as direct support to Puddle of Mudd this summer, starting on July 5th and continuing all the way through Labor Day in early September. Dates and venues have yet to be announced for the trek, although the July 5th show is scheduled...
The Smashing Pumpkins were inducted into the Hollywood RockWalk on Wednesday (April 23rd), with frontman Billy Corgan and drummer Jimmy Chamberlin placing their hands in cement outside the Guitar Center in Hollywood. According to Reuters, Corgan said about the event, "I'm so...
A publicist for Weezer confirmed to MTV News this week that the cover art for the band's new album circulated online is official. Fans and music web sites had been skeptical about whether the design was real since the four group members are dressed in less than flattering attire...
The Foxboro Hot Tubs have started streaming their entire new album, Stop Drop and Roll, at myspace.com/foxborohottubs. The band, which is actually Green Day in disguise, released the album on Tuesday (April 22nd) and it is available for download at foxborohottubsdownload.com...
Earth Day came and went on Tuesday (April 22nd), but many music acts are trying to keep environmental awareness alive throughout the year. Billboard has come up with a list of the top 10 acts who are trying to make a difference in their everyday lives and on tour. Jack Johnson...
The Plain White T's entered a studio in Malibu, California on Tuesday (April 22nd) to begin recording their fourth album and the follow-up to their hit major label debut, 2006's Every Second Counts. As for whether the pop-punk act will attempt to write another song in the vein...
Staind is currently finishing up work on its sixth album, tentatively titled The Illusion of Progress, but singer Aaron Lewis won't be taking much time off from the studio. He told us he plans to jump right back in and get to work on his first solo effort once the band is off...