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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...
Velvet Revolver frontman Scott Weiland will perform at an all-star gala event benefiting the AROD Family Foundation, according to the Miami Herald. The event will take place on Saturday (January 19th) at the Ritz Carlton hotel in South Beach, Florida. Hosts will include Yankees...
System Of A Down vocalist Serj Tankian has issued "Sky Is Over" as the second single from his debut solo album, Elect the Dead. Although Tankian doesn't say straight out what the song is about, he did tell us that it comes from both his childhood memories and his concerns about...
Kid Rock is ready and raring to go on his "Rock and Roll Revival Tour," which hits the road next week with some special guest stars. The Detroit rap-rocker has tapped Run D.M.C.'s Reverend Run, former Allman Brothers Band guitarist Dicky Betts and J. Giles Band frontman Peter...
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...
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...