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Metallica will appear at the long-running Ozzfest for the first time in the event's history on Saturday (August 9th), when the group co-headlines the show with Ozzy Osbourne at Pizza Hut Park in Dallas. Although this is the only Ozzfest date scheduled for this year, Metallica's...
If you have missed Slipknot on this summer's Rockstar Energy Mayhem tour, don't worry -- the band will return for its own trip through the U.S. starting in late January, according to Harddrive Radio. It's too early for details, but fans will probably hear a lot more of the band'...
Ozzy Osbourne told USA Today in a new interview that he wants to make two new studio albums in quick succession, instead of taking six years between projects as he has done with recent releases like 2001's Down to Earth and last year's Black Rain. Ozzy said, "I am recording...
Pearl Jam guitarist Mike McCready and Velvet Revolver bassist Duff McKagan will both appear with their side projects this weekend at the seventh annual Seattle Tattoo Expo, which begins on Friday (August 8th) at the Seattle Center. According to Billboard.com. McCready's band,...
Rise Against, the Plain White T's, Korn and others have recorded new versions of songs from the Tim Burton-produced animated cult film, The Nightmare Before Christmas, for a soundtrack reissue due out on September 30th. According to Buzznet.com, the 20-track collection will also...
Tool vocalist Maynard James Keenan and his partner in Arizona Stronghold Vineyards, Eric Glomski, will host a series of bottle signings at Whole Foods supermarkets in California, Nevada and Arizona, beginning on September 16th in Pasadena, California. The pair will sign bottles...
Grammy-winning Australian trio Wolfmother have confirmed that the original lineup of the band has split, according to the Brisbane Times. Bassist Chris Ross and drummer Myles Heskett have resigned, with frontman Andrew Stockdale apparently planning to put together a new version...
Buckcherry may pretend to get upset when the band's songs are "leaked" online, but otherwise they're making full use of the reach of the Internet. The group has posted the first in a series of webisodes at MySpace chronicling the making of its new album, Black Butterfly, as well...
Guns N' Roses' classic 1987 debut album, Appetite for Destruction, will be reissued on vinyl on September 9th, according to Blabbermouth.net. The LP will feature the original and highly controversial cover art from underground painter Robert Williams, which depicted a robot...