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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...
Tantric releases its third album on Tuesday (April 22nd), titled The End Begins. The title is appropriate because during the last few years, Tantric parted with its label and every single member of the original band left except for singer Hugo Ferreira. But the vocalist found a...
Atreyu releases an expanded special edition of its latest album, Lead Sails Paper Anchor, on Tuesday (April 22nd) in the CDVU-plus format. The package comes with extra content that is accessed through the Web when the disc is placed in a computer. Bonus features include a new...
Coldplay has set "Violent Hill" as the first single from the band's upcoming new album, Viva la Vida or Death and All His Friends. According to Absolute Punk, the song will officially be sent to rock radio stations around the country on May 5th. Viva La Vida... was co-produced...
Guns N' Roses is "in negotiations" for the release of the long-delayed Chinese Democracy album, according to a statement posted at the band's official web site. The main portion of the statement deals with the recent news that G N' R guitarist Robin Finck has rejoined Nine Inch...
Judas Priest and Black Sabbath offshoot Heaven And Hell have confirmed that they will appear this summer on the first Metal Masters tour, a 17-date trek scheduled to begin on August 6th in Camden, New Jersey. They'll be joined on the bill by Motorhead and Testament. Priest will...
Motley Crue bassist Nikki Sixx might end up the hardest working man on the upcoming "Cruefest" tour, since he's going to pull double duty every night -- first playing with his side band, Sixx A.M., then returning to the stage for the Crue's headlining set. But Sixx told us he's...