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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...
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...
Korn guitarist James "Munky" Shaffer has posted an update online about his current activities, including his Emotional Syphon Recordings label and Korn's current European tour. But Shaffer also hinted at his own future plans, writing, "Before I hit the road, I wanted to let...
Panic At The Disco has spoken with MTV.com about the disappearance of the exclamation point from the band's name, where it used to follow the word "Panic." The missing punctuation mark apparently touched off a storm of controversy and discussion on fan message boards. Guitarist...
Slipknot has denied a report that it is confirmed to appear on this summer's Rockstar Mayhem tour alongside Disturbed. The band issued a statement saying, "Don't believe everything you read. We are not ready to confirm or deny anything regarding touring or recording, but when we...
Puddle Of Mudd has fleshed out the details of its upcoming winter tour, adding another 17 dates to the ones previously announced and bringing the total amount to 30. The trek kicks off on January 29th in San Francisco, wrapping up on March 8th in Oklahoma City. Neurosonic and...
Rise Against have posted a status update on their follow-up to 2006's highly acclaimed The Sufferer & the Witness. “Presently we are writing and demo-ing for what will become our next record. Don't expect it too soon, we're just getting started early. We will bring the...