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Coldplay is getting paid $2.4 million to headline two shows at the Summer Sonic Festival in Japan this August. According to British tabloid The Sun, that breaks down to approximately $16,000 a minute if the band performs for 75 minutes per gig. The festival takes place on August...
Metallica has announced that it will participate in Record Store Day on April 19th, according to a new post at the band's official web site. The group will make an in-store appearance at Rasputin Music in Mountain View, California starting at 2 p.m. PT. According to the post,...
Foxboro Hot Tubs, the band that's allegedly a secret project from the members of Green Day, will release a physical CD version of their debut album, Stop Drop and Roll, according to Punknews.org. The record, which was previously available only as a download, will arrive on April...
Paramore cleared the air about the band's status in a new interview with MTV.com, following the band's surprise performance at the South by Southwest festival in Austin, Texas on Friday (March 14th). Singer Hayley Williams reaffirmed that the band "is not breaking up," adding...
The Bravery releases The Sun and the Moon Complete on Tuesday (March 18th), a new two-disc expanded version of its 2007 sophomore CD. The package features the original record on one disc, called The Sun, while a second disc, titled The Moon, contains the same songs in the same...
The soundtrack to the movie Body of War arrives in stores on Tuesday (March 18th), featuring songs from Rage Against The Machine guitarist Tom Morello, System Of A Down vocalist Serj Tankian, Pearl Jam frontman Eddie Vedder and others. The film is a documentary about a soldier...
Serj Tankian (System of a Down) and Tom Morello (Rage Against The Machine, Audioslave) brought some rock star firepower to the South By Southwest Music and Media Festival last week as part of a special concert to celebrate the release of the new documentary Body Of War. Tankian...
A plan to exchange sperm donations for free tickets to European music festivals may have come to a premature end, according to NME.com. The "Sperm For Tickets" scheme offered free tickets to any festival in Europe in exchange for a donation to Ireland's sperm reserves, which...
This year's Dubai Desert Rock Festival, held on March 7th and 8th in the United Arab Emirates nation of Dubai, drew 28,000 concertgoers to see Korn, Velvet Revolver, Muse and others despite a short window for ticket sales. According to a press release from the show's organizers...