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A long-in-development feature film based on the life of late Nirvana frontman Kurt Cobain is once again heating up at Universal Pictures, where the project has been stalled. According to The Hollywood Reporter , writer-director Oren Moverman is negotiating with the studio to...
Vampire Weekend will premiere a new video on Friday (February 19th) at Spinner.com for the song "Giving Up The Gun" from the band's newly released second album, Contra . According to Pitchfork Media , the clip features a "bizarre-o tennis match" that includes rappers Lil Jon and...
Nominees for the second annual Revolver Golden God Awards were announced on Wednesday (February 17th) at the Rainbow Bar & Grill on Hollywood's Sunset Strip. Among the multiple nominees in the nine categories were Metallica , Alice In Chains , Black Sabbath offshoot Heaven...
Guns N' Roses frontman and sole original member Axl Rose posted a lengthy rant at Twitlonger.com , a related Twitter site where one can post messages longer than 140 characters. In his post, Rose calls the band's recent surprise acoustic shows in New York "insane" and adds that...
Avenged Sevenfold has tapped Dream Theater drummer Mike Portnoy to play on the band's upcoming album, according to Blabbermouth.net . Portnoy will record with the group following the December death of Avenged drummer James "The Rev" Sullivan . Avenged Sevenfold said in a...
Foo Fighters drummer Taylor Hawkins will release the second album from his side band, Taylor Hawkins and the Coattail Riders , on April 20th. Titled Red Light Fever , the 12-song disc features Hawkins on vocals, drums and other instruments, along with guest appearances from Foo...
The new album from Finnish rockers HIM , Screamworks: Love In Theory And Practice , debuted at Number 25 on the Billboard album chart on Wednesday (February 17th), selling 26,000 copies in its first week of release. The group's previous outing, 2007's Venus Doom , entered the...
The mother of Killers frontman Brandon Flowers , Jean Flowers , passed away last Thursday (February 11th) at the age of 64 after a two-year battle with brain cancer, according to Spinner.com . Mrs. Flowers' declining condition now seems to be the explanation for why the Killers...
Blink-182 singer/guitarist Tom DeLonge 's other band, Angels & Airwaves , will hit the road for a lengthy tour this April and May in support of their newly released third album, Love . The jaunt begins on April 5th in San Francisco and winds down on May 28th in Las Vegas...