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Smashing Pumpkins frontman Billy Corgan says the band will not release any more new albums, citing the lack of enthusiasm for their 2007 comeback effort, Zeitgeist, as one of the reasons. In a new interview with the Chicago Tribune, Corgan said, "We're done with (Zeitgeist)...
A human rights organization called Reprieve is launching a campaign called "Stop The Music Torture," aimed at ending the American practice of blasting music at loud levels while "interrogating" prisoners in Iraq, Afghanistan and Guantanamo Bay. According to U.K. publication The...
Deftones bassist Chi Cheng remains in a coma following a November car accident but has now been moved to a different hospital for long-term care, according to a new post on the band's MySpace page. The post stated, "Chi remains in a coma, and as of this morning there's been no...
The Red Jumpsuit Apparatus has confirmed the dates and venues for its first tour in support of the band's upcoming new album. The trek will kick off on January 9th in Tallahassee, Florida, and end four weeks later on February 7th in Dallas. The pop-punk combo is also on the road...
The wife and son of Chris Baker, the personal assistant to Travis Barker who was killed in the September 19th plane crash that left three others dead and Barker seriously injured, have filed a wrongful death lawsuit against the aviation company that owned the plane and the...
Metallica leads the list of acts appearing on Live From Bonnaroo 2008, a new DVD due in January and filmed at the seventh edition of the popular music festival this past June. Additional artists featured on the disc include Pearl Jam, the Raconteurs, Jack Johnson, My Morning...
Coldplay has been sued by rock guitar virtuoso Joe Satriani, who accused the English group of plagiarizing one of his songs. According to Reuters, Satriani filed a copyright infringement suit in Los Angeles on Thursday (December 4th), alleging that the Coldplay song "Viva La...
Avenged Sevenfold and Buckcherry have extended their co-headlining tour together, adding a second leg of dates that will begin on January 28th in Albuquerque, New Mexico. Also continuing on the bill will be Saving Abel, while Shinedown will sit this leg out as Papa Roach joins...
Singer Scott Weiland continues to cast doubt on the future of Stone Temple Pilots in a new interview with USA Today. There has been little news about the group's plans following the recent completion of its six-month reunion tour, while Weiland has just released his second solo...