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R.E.M. frontman Michael Stipe was dismissed as a potential juror at the start of the trial for a man accused of trying to sexually assault a girl at a middle school. According to the Associated Press, Stipe said he couldn't serve as a fair juror because he had been the target of...
There's a chance that the 50th annual Grammy Awards -- set for February 10th -- might not happen, due to the Writers Guild of America strike. The ceremony is slated to air on CBS live from the Staples Center in Los Angeles. But according to Billboard.com, the WGA probably won't...
Velvet Revolver frontman Scott Weiland will perform at an all-star gala event benefiting the AROD Family Foundation, according to the Miami Herald. The event will take place on Saturday (January 19th) at the Ritz Carlton hotel in South Beach, Florida. Hosts will include Yankees...
System Of A Down vocalist Serj Tankian has issued "Sky Is Over" as the second single from his debut solo album, Elect the Dead. Although Tankian doesn't say straight out what the song is about, he did tell us that it comes from both his childhood memories and his concerns about...
Kid Rock is ready and raring to go on his "Rock and Roll Revival Tour," which hits the road next week with some special guest stars. The Detroit rap-rocker has tapped Run D.M.C.'s Reverend Run, former Allman Brothers Band guitarist Dicky Betts and J. Giles Band frontman Peter...
Welsh metallers BULLET FOR MY VALENTINE have teamed up with Hot Topic to give their fans a special listening party for their new album, "Scream Aim Fire", on January 18. At 7:00 p.m. on Friday, all Hot Topic stores will be playing "Scream Aim Fire" in its entirety. Fans will...
The Verve has joined an increasing number of artists - including the like of Coldplay and Paul McCartney - in a protest against their record label EMI. The newly reunited band is now threatening to withhold their next album until they receive assurances about the record label’s...
Coldplay is reportedly eyeing May 21st as the release date for the band's fourth studio album, tentatively titled Prospekt, according to Gigwise.com. There's been no official confirmation of either that date or the title, although the album has been nearing completion in recent...
Hurt will join a tour already featuring Three Days Grace, Seether and Breaking Benjamin, according to Harddrive Radio. The group will link up with the trek when it begins on February 15th in Lowell, Massachusetts, continuing through March 9th in Richmond, Virginia. Hurt just...