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The National Academy of Recording Arts & Sciences, which is celebrating the 50th anniversary of its Grammy Awards presentation, has announced that for the first time, nominees for the Grammy ceremonies will be revealed in a TV concert special. The GRAMMY Nominations Concert...
Hinder is literally taking it to the limit with the artwork for its upcoming album, Take It To The Limit. When the disc comes out on November 4th, it'll be available with either a PG-rated cover or a limited edition, X-rated version. The Oklahoma band boasted on its website, "...
Marilyn Manson is "pretty much finished" with a new album that will come out sometime in 2009. In an interview with Bloody-Disgusting.com, Manson said he penned the new disc's tracks with bassist Jeordie White, the man better known as Twiggy Ramirez. Twiggy co-wrote Antichrist...
Oasis is the latest band to mix their music with the Guitar Hero video game franchise. The British group announced Friday (October 17th) that three songs from its latest album, Dig Out Your Soul, will be available as downloadable content on the Xbox 360 and Playstation 3...
Former Blink-182 drummer Travis Barker is out of the hospital. He was released from the Grossman Burn Center in Sherman Oaks, California on Friday (October 17th) and will continue to convalesce at home. Barker had been receiving medical care in California and Georgia since the...
Franz Ferdinand promised its new album would be "rhythm- and dance-based" and according to Billboard, they've made good on their promise. Tonight: Franz Ferdinand, which comes out January 29th, contains 12 tracks with songs Billboard compares to Genesis and "Miss You"-era...
A pre-order page for the long-delayed Guns N' Roses album, Chinese Democracy, was posted at BestBuy.com on Wednesday (October 15th), although the pre-order option was later taken off and the page now states that the CD is "coming soon." According to the site, the record will be...
Chicago-based punk rockers Rise Against and veteran British icons Oasis both debuted in the Top Five on the Billboard album chart on Wednesday (October 15th). Rise Against's fifth album, Appeal to Reason, made for the group's best chart entry ever, selling 65,000 copies to land...
Sales figures for Radiohead's pioneering release of its seventh album, In Rainbows, have been issued by the U.K. branch of Warner Chappell, the music publishing company that handled licensing for the record in both physical and digital incarnations. According to Music Ally,...