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Smashing Pumpkins founder and frontman Billy Corgan has spoken with Billboard.com about the lawsuit the band filed on Monday (March 24th) against its former label, Virgin Records, for using the Pumpkins' name and music in a promotional campaign with Pepsi and Amazon. Corgan said...
Miami-based melodic metal act Black Tide made its debut on the Billboard album chart on Wednesday (March 26th), with its debut disc Light From Above selling 11,400 copies in its first week of release to land on the chart at Number 73. The record contains the single "Shockwave,"...
Bullet For My Valentine has set "Waking the Demon" as the next single and video from its recently released second album, Scream Aim Fire. Considered the hardest-rocking song on the record, it's based on the band members' own experiences of getting beat up in school because they...
According to a press release, the Dr. Pepper soft drink company has promised a free can of its signature soda to "everyone in America" if Guns N' Roses releases its long-delayed new album, Chinese Democracy, in 2008. Dr. Pepper director of marketing Jaxie Alt said in a statement...
Pearl Jam has unveiled the details of a 10-date summer tour that will begin on June 11th in West Palm Beach, Florida, according to Billboard.com. The dates are scheduled around the group's mid-June appearance at the Bonnaroo Festival in Manchester, Tennessee and will be the band...
The management company that represents Motley Crue has told Blabbermouth.net that rumors about the band headlining a festival-type tour called "Cruefest" are "blatantly false and completely unfounded," although the company, 10th Street Management, did admit that the band's press...
Drummers Chad Smith of the Red Hot Chili Peppers, Jason Bonham of Led Zeppelin and Foreigner, Ray Luzier of Korn and Roy Mayorga of Stone Sour are among the first confirmed stickmen headed for Drummer Live, Europe's largest drumming festival. According to Blabbermouth.net, the...
Atreyu has revealed more details about the upcoming April 22nd release of the CDVU-plus version of its latest album, Lead Sails Paper Anchor. The set features recyclable eco-friendly packaging and what's described as an "unprecedented" amount of bonus content accessed through a...
Fall Out Boy bassist Pete Wentz admitted to MTV News that he tried to commit suicide a couple of years ago. Wentz revealed that he took an overdose of an anti-depression prescription medication called Ativan, explaining, "I got in my car. I remember I was listening to Jeff...