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Metallica has posted a message at its official web site regarding the controversy generated online earlier this week when several positive previews of the band's upcoming album, posted by U.K. rock publications, were abruptly taken down at the request of the group's management...
Paramore has announced a "very special" performance at Rumsey Playfield in New York City's Central Park on August 28th. The new date has been added to the pop-punk act's Final Riot summer tour, which begins on July 28th in Reno, Nevada. Pre-sale tickets for the New York show go...
Stone Temple Pilots singer Scott Weiland and drummer Eric Kretz have been sued by the band's label, Atlantic Records, according to Reuters. The suit, filed on Thursday (June 12th) in U.S. District Court in Manhattan, alleges that Weiland and Kretz have threatened to stop...
Coldplay frontman Chris Martin says in a new interview with Rolling Stone that he has a "problem" with sleeping pills, although it's not quite the problem one would expect. He explains, "My problem is that I often take a sleeping pill in order to go to sleep, but then I get...
A 13-year-old British fan of Bullet For My Valentine and My Chemical Romance hanged himself a week ago (Thursday, June 5th) after allegedly being bullied on social networking sites over the clothes he wore and the music he listened to, according to the U.K.'s Daily Mail. Sam...
Slipknot reveals a few new song titles in the new issue of Revolver magazine, which focuses on bands appearing on this summer's Rockstar Energy Mayhem tour. Among the tracks tentatively named are "Moth," "Chapter One," "The Eleventh March," "Dirge," "Dead Memories," "Vendetta"...
Pearl Jam will sell selected tracks from its upcoming series of new live bootlegs through Verizon Wireless' V Cast service, according to Billboard. The group kicked off its North American summer tour on Wednesday (June 11th) in West Palm Beach, Florida, and as usual the group...
Weezer frontman Rivers Cuomo helped to finance a recently released film called The Dhamma Brothers, according to Buzznet. The documentary, which takes place in an overcrowded correction facility housing 1,500 of Alabama's most dangerous criminals, shows how the ancient style of...
Critics and fans have begun weighing in on AC/DC's controversial decision to sell its upcoming album exclusively through Wal-Mart stores. According to a round-up in news magazine The Week, opinions seem to be divided right down the middle. Chicago Tribune blogger Mark Caro wrote...