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No Doubt will team up with Paramore on its upcoming summer tour. No dates have been announced yet, but according to NoDoubt.com, the outing will get under way this May, stopping at outdoor amphitheaters and arenas throughout the summer. Frontwoman Gwen Stefani said, "The whole...
Motley Crue drummer Tommy Lee told Billboard.com that he's started working on the second album from his side act, Methods of Mayhem, which will follow up the project's million-selling 1999 self-titled debut. Lee reported, "We're just getting all the ideas together now. We're...
Tool frontman Maynard James Keenan plans on opening an organic market in Cornville, Arizona, that will include a commercial kitchen and a tasting room for the wines he produces in nearby Sedona. According to Spinner.com, Keenan is currently adding the new sections to an already...
Blue October has unveiled its first batch of U.S. tour dates in support of the band's upcoming new album, Approaching Normal. According to Tunelab Music, the jaunt begins on March 18th in San Diego, with dates scheduled so far through mid-April, when the band will play a two-...
Foo Fighters frontman Dave Grohl, Pearl Jam vocalist Eddie Vedder, and singer-songwriter Jack Johnson are among the artists appearing on a Nick Drake tribute album, according to Billboard.com. The set will be released through Johnson's label, Brushfire Records, and will also...
Five Finger Death Punch has confirmed the departure of guitarist Darrell Roberts, as first rumored this weekend at the National Association of Music Merchants (NAMM) convention in Anaheim, California. The band issued a statement saying, "Every band has its growing pains, and...
Metallica, Pearl Jam and Beck are among the high-profile artists who may leave their labels in 2009 and join Radiohead, Nine Inch Nails and the Eagles as independent operators, according to Billboard.com. Metallica's contract with Warner Music Group was completed with the...
Coldplay earned four nominations, tied for the most with singer Duffy, for the 2009 Brit Awards, according to Gigwise.com. The nominations were announced on Tuesday (January 20th) during a press conference in London. Coldplay is nominated for best British group and best British...
Alter Bridge singer Myles Kennedy finally confirmed that he jammed with the instrumental members of Led Zeppelin late last year, according to Zeppelin new blog Lemon Squeezings. Interviewed at last weekend's National Association of Music Merchants (NAMM) convention in Anaheim,...