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U2 manager Paul McGuinness took a swipe at Radiohead during an interview with the BBC this week, saying that the band's pay-what-you-want download version of its latest album, In Rainbows, "backfired." According to NME.com, McGuinness explained, "Sixty to 70 percent of the...
New York-based band Rev Theory issues its second album on Tuesday (June 10th), titled Light It Up. If the name of the group sounds somewhat familiar, that's because its 2005 debut, Truth is Currency, came out under the slightly different name of Revelation Theory. Frontman Rich...
Korn and Mudvayne have been named in a lawsuit by a 27-year-old woman injured at a concert where both bands performed, according to the Rocky Mountain News. Nicole LaScalia attended a local radio festival held at the University of Denver's Magness Arena on March 8th, 2006, and...
Nine Inch Nails main man Trent Reznor is working on a cable TV series based on his 2007 concept album, Year Zero, according to a lengthy profile of Reznor in the Sunday edition of the New York Times. The article does not go into much detail about the project, except to say that...
The Raconteurs were joined onstage Sunday night (June 8th) in Detroit by White Stripes drummer Meg White, according to Billboard.com. With singer and guitarist Jack White a part of both bands, this was an unofficial return to the stage for the Stripes, who have not performed...
The Offspring have begun streaming their new album, Rise and Fall, Rage and Grace, in its entirety at imeem.com/theoffspring. The stream went live on Monday morning (June 9th), just a few hours before the group premiered the video for first single "Hammerhead" at IGN.com. The...
Radiohead debuted a new song called "Super Collider" at the kickoff of the band's European tour this past weekend in Dublin, Ireland, according to RollingStone.com. The song was played as an encore during both shows of the group's two-night stand, with singer Thom Yorke...
Coldplay began streaming its new album, Viva La Vida or Death and All His Friends, at IHeartMusic.com on Friday (June 6th), two days after the record leaked onto the Web. The disc is also streaming in its entirety at the band's MySpace page, although it was not immediately...
Just one day after several U.K. web sites posted early reviews of six new Metallica songs that were previewed for them in London last week, the reports were all taken down, reportedly at the request of the band's management. One site, The Quietus, told Blinded By The Hype that...