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Pearl Jam guitarist Mike McCready and Velvet Revolver bassist Duff McKagan will both appear with their side projects this weekend at the seventh annual Seattle Tattoo Expo, which begins on Friday (August 8th) at the Seattle Center. According to Billboard.com. McCready's band,...
Rise Against, the Plain White T's, Korn and others have recorded new versions of songs from the Tim Burton-produced animated cult film, The Nightmare Before Christmas, for a soundtrack reissue due out on September 30th. According to Buzznet.com, the 20-track collection will also...
Tool vocalist Maynard James Keenan and his partner in Arizona Stronghold Vineyards, Eric Glomski, will host a series of bottle signings at Whole Foods supermarkets in California, Nevada and Arizona, beginning on September 16th in Pasadena, California. The pair will sign bottles...
Grammy-winning Australian trio Wolfmother have confirmed that the original lineup of the band has split, according to the Brisbane Times. Bassist Chris Ross and drummer Myles Heskett have resigned, with frontman Andrew Stockdale apparently planning to put together a new version...
A number of musical acts, including Pearl Jam, R.E.M., OK Go, Nine Inch Nails main man Trent Reznor and Jackson Browne have united to try and persuade the Republican and Democratic candidates for President to have a debate in New Orleans about the restoration and recovery of the...
Scars On Broadway's self-titled debut album entered the Billboard album chart at Number 17 on Wednesday (August 6th), selling 24,000 copies in its first week of release. The band features System of a Down guitarist/singer Daron Malakian and drummer John Dolmayan. Malakian told...
A seven-year-old Ozzy Osbourne fan from the St. Petersburg, Florida area will travel to Ozzfest this weekend to meet his hero, according to the St. Petersburg Times. Ryan Cunningham, who suffers from cystic fibrosis, is traveling to the all-day metal festival with his parents to...
Five Finger Death Punch will make a "huge" announcement on Monday (August 11th), according to the band's publicist. No other details were given, but the revelation could have something to do with the band's upcoming fall headlining tour, for which full information is forthcoming...
Tool frontman Maynard James Keenan has recorded guest vocals for a song called "I Don't Have an Excuse, I Just Need a Little Help" by the new band Jubilee, according to Blabbermouth.net. Footage of Keenan in the studio has been posted online. In addition to Keenan, Jubilee's...