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Metallica kicks off its first North American indoor arena tour in almost four years on Tuesday (October 21st) in Phoenix, Arizona. The band staged a "dress rehearsal" show for 1,200 friends, family and fan club members at the Cow Palace in San Francisco last Friday (October 17th...
My Chemical Romance guitarist Frank Iero's side project, called Leathermouth, has signed a deal with punk label Epitaph Records, according to a press release. The guitarist described the project, which was started in 2007 in Iero's home state of New Jersey, as a way for him to...
Rob Zombie's first new song since his 2006 solo album, Educated Horses, leads the lineup of the soundtrack to the upcoming movie Punisher: War Zone. Zombie's track, also called "War Zone," was specifically written for the movie, with Zombie saying in a statement, "I love writing...
Paramore has unveiled the details for its upcoming CD/DVD package, The Final Riot!, which arrives on November 25th. The two-disc set was filmed and recorded on the Tennessee group's headlining tour this past summer, featuring 15 live tracks plus an exclusive documentary about...
Hinder is releasing three versions of the artwork for its new album, Take It to the Limit, due out on November 4th. As previously reported, the CD will come in PG, R and X-rated editions. But drummer Cody Hanson and vocalist Austin Winkler told us that they ran into a little...
Marilyn Manson is "pretty much finished" with a new album that will come out sometime in 2009. In an interview with Bloody-Disgusting.com, Manson said he penned the new disc's tracks with bassist Jeordie White, the man better known as Twiggy Ramirez. Twiggy co-wrote Antichrist...
Oasis is the latest band to mix their music with the Guitar Hero video game franchise. The British group announced Friday (October 17th) that three songs from its latest album, Dig Out Your Soul, will be available as downloadable content on the Xbox 360 and Playstation 3...
Former Blink-182 drummer Travis Barker is out of the hospital. He was released from the Grossman Burn Center in Sherman Oaks, California on Friday (October 17th) and will continue to convalesce at home. Barker had been receiving medical care in California and Georgia since the...
Franz Ferdinand promised its new album would be "rhythm- and dance-based" and according to Billboard, they've made good on their promise. Tonight: Franz Ferdinand, which comes out January 29th, contains 12 tracks with songs Billboard compares to Genesis and "Miss You"-era...