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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...
Papa Roach recently announced that the band will enter the studio in May to begin recording its next album, titled Days of War, Nights of Love. The group also officially welcomed ex-Unwritten Law drummer Tony Palermo into the lineup. Palermo replaced founding drummer Dave...
Radiohead will perform on Wednesday night's (April 23rd) edition of NBC-TV's Late Night with Conan O'Brien, but with a catch: according to Brooklyn Vegan, the band will film itself playing in a London studio instead of flying to the States to appear at the actual show. Singer...
Weezer has confirmed that its new, self-titled album has been nicknamed "the red album" due to its artwork's color scheme and will be released on June 24th, a week later than originally announced. A press release described the album as "forging new territory" by having all four...