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Alice In Chains guitarist Jerry Cantrell has spoken with Australia's Courier-Mail about the group's upcoming album, its first full-length set of new material in more than 13 years and first without lead singer Layne Staley, who died in 2002 after a long battle with drug...
Papa Roach guitarist Jerry Horton told IconVsIcon.com in a new interview that he thinks the band's new album, Metamorphosis, is their "rock record of the decade." Horton added about the March 24th release, "It covers the spectrum with a lot of different flavor. There are a lot...
Chevelle is about to begin recording its fifth studio album and the follow-up to 2007's Vena Sera. A post at the band's official website read, "For the last six months we have been writing and working on our new record, and finally we are at the recording stage . . . We have...
Evanescence frontperson Amy Lee will perform on an upcoming edition of Legends & Lyrics, a music series that showcases the art of songwriting. According to Blabbermouth.net, Lee will tape her appearance on February 23rd in Nashville, Tennessee and will be accompanied by...
Mudvayne bassist Ryan Martinie is offering one-on-one bass lessons for a fan in each upcoming city on the band's current tour, with a portion of the proceeds from each lesson going to the Humane Society of the United States. The one-hour lessons will cost $250 each, with $50...
Nine Inch Nails frontman Trent Reznor has confirmed that NIN will tour with Jane's Addiction later this year, indicating that he has also been in the studio with the reunited band. In a post at the official NIN website, Reznor wrote that the team-up was inspired by their first...
The Red Hot Chili Peppers could extend their current hiatus by another year, or perhaps even longer, according to a new interview with drummer Chad Smith at musicradar.com. Smith had told the same website last fall that the band was taking a year-long break after completing the...
Korn bassist Reginald "Fieldy" Arvizu's upcoming memoir, Got The Life: My Journey Of Addiction, Faith, Recovery and Korn, details his conversion to Christianity after years of drugs, booze and hard partying. A description of the book at its Amazon page reads in part, "By all...
Metallica is issuing a digital "box set" called The Complete Metallica that will feature the band's entire 163-track recorded catalog. According to the band's publicist, the package will be available exclusively through iTunes beginning on March 31st, before surfacing at all...