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The so-called "Big Four" of the thrash metal scene of the Eighties -- Metallica , Megadeth , Anthrax and Slayer -- will share the stage together for the first time in history next summer in Europe, according to a press release issued on Tuesday (December 15th). The foursome will...
The Red Hot Chili Peppers and Kiss , both widely considered favorites for induction into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2010, were snubbed by voters on Tuesday (December 15th) when the final list of inductees was announced. The Stooges , Genesis , ABBA , the Hollies and Jimmy...
Rob Zombie recently left his label home of 18 years, Geffen Records, and signed a new deal with indie label Roadrunner Records' Loud & Proud imprint. While the move delayed the release of Zombie's new album, Hellbilly Deluxe 2, from this fall to next year, the singer told us...
Muse have unveiled 14 more dates for their upcoming 2010 North American tour, following the six shows initially announced last week. The trek now stretches from late February to mid-April, with general ticket sales beginning on Saturday (December 19th) and fan pre-sales going on...
The upcoming documentary on Tool frontman Maynard James Keenan 's winemaking business, called Blood Into Wine: The Arizona Stronghold , will premiere at the W Hotel in Scottsdale, Arizona on February 19th at 7:00 p.m. The movie follows Keenan's and partner Eric Glomski 's quest...
Guitarist John Frusciante has left the Red Hot Chili Peppers for the second time, according to a report at MusicRadar.com . A source told the website that guitar player Josh Klinghoffer has been rehearsing with the group for "a couple of months now," adding, "Mentally, John...
Australian trio Sick Puppies will sign onto Xbox Live this Friday (December 18th) at 8:00 p.m. ET, where the band will challenge gamers in the Xbox online community to a few rounds of the WWE Smackdown Vs. Raw 2010 game. The members of Sick Puppies will play under the gamertag "...
A.F.I. will headline the first day of the West Coast edition of the Bamboozle punk rock festival, called Bamboozle California and scheduled for March 27th and 28th at Angels Stadium in Anaheim, California. Emo rockers Something Corporate will reunite to headline the second day's...
Guns N' Roses frontman Axl Rose has issued a statement . . . in which he denies making a statement. In a new post at the band's MySpace blog, Rose says he did not authorize the posting of an earlier statement regarding a scuffle between him and a photographer at Los Angeles...