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Welsh metallers BULLET FOR MY VALENTINE have teamed up with Hot Topic to give their fans a special listening party for their new album, "Scream Aim Fire", on January 18. At 7:00 p.m. on Friday, all Hot Topic stores will be playing "Scream Aim Fire" in its entirety. Fans will...
Atreyu and Avenged Sevenfold will hit the road together for the first time in several years when the two bands appear on the upcoming 2008 edition of the Taste of Chaos tour. Although both outfits rock hard and come from Southern California's Orange County region, Atreyu...
Fall Out Boy bassist Pete Wentz will host a fundraiser on January 22nd in Chicago for Democratic presidential contender Barack Obama, according to Absolute Punk. Wentz, a Chicago resident like Obama, said in a statement, "I've been an Obama supporter from day one. After watching...
Foo Fighters kick off their U.S. tour on Wednesday (January 16th) in Sunrise, Florida, the band's first full-length trek in support of its Grammy-nominated album Echoes, Silence, Patience & Grace. The group is ramping up its live show with a lot of production value,...
Hawthorne Heights was sued again on Monday (January 14th) by its former record company, Victory Records. According to MTV.com, the new $35 million lawsuit alleges that major label Virgin/EMI "improperly induced" the band to disregard its contract with the independent Victory...
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...
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...