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Sales figures for Radiohead's pioneering release of its seventh album, In Rainbows, have been issued by the U.K. branch of Warner Chappell, the music publishing company that handled licensing for the record in both physical and digital incarnations. According to Music Ally,...
Tool guitarist Adam Jones spoke with RollingStone.com about the band's decision to license three songs for Guitar Hero: World Tour. Even though the quartet hasn't licensed its music out since 1996, they decided to work with Guitar Hero publisher Activision if they were allowed...
Avenged Sevenfold and Buckcherry have fleshed out the details of their upcoming co-headlining tour that was rescheduled from September after Avenged singer M. Shadows went down with throat problems. As previously reported, the trek will begin on November 4th in Casper, Wyoming,...
AC/DC's entire new album, Black Ice, is now streaming at VH1.com in the new music section called "The Leak." The album arrives exclusively at Wal-Mart, walmart.com and acdc.com on Monday (October 20th). Meanwhile, starting on Thursday (October 16th), interactive Black Ice trucks...
METALLICA DRUMMER AUCTIONING PAINTING, COULD EARN $16 MILLION Metallica drummer Lars Ulrich is putting a 1982 painting he owns by the late artist Jean-Michel Basquiat on the auction block at Christie's next month, according to the New York Times. The piece, called "Untitled (...
Disturbed's debut album, 2000's The Sickness, has been certified quadruple platinum for sales of more than four million copies, according to Blabbermouth.net. Released on March 7th of that year, The Sickness featured the hit singles "Down with the Sickness," "Stupify" and "...
Sevendust guitarist Clint Lowery has completed recording on a solo EP called Hello Demons...Meet Skeletons, which he recorded in 10 days last month with his brother Corey producing. Lowery, who rejoined Sevendust earlier this year after a five-year absence, told us that the six-...
The Beastie Boys are hitting the road for a handful of shows in swing states to encourage people to vote, and vote early if possible. Three dates have been confirmed so far, with more on the way. They'll be joined by varying combinations of Jack Johnson, Sheryl Crow, Ben Harper...
Soft drink maker Dr. Pepper's vice president of marketing, Tony Jacobs, told Billboard.com that the company is "putting the Dr. Pepper on ice" in case the long-delayed Guns N' Roses album, Chinese Democracy, sees the light of day on November 23rd as reported. Dr. Pepper offered...