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Reactivated Seattle group Candlebox has unveiled the dates for a lengthy summer tour that begins on June 27th in Maplewood, Minnesota and wraps up on September 10th in Charlotte, North Carolina. The band will be supporting its first album in a decade, Into The Sun, which arrives...
Coldplay frontman Chris Martin says in a new interview with Rolling Stone that he has a "problem" with sleeping pills, although it's not quite the problem one would expect. He explains, "My problem is that I often take a sleeping pill in order to go to sleep, but then I get...
A 13-year-old British fan of Bullet For My Valentine and My Chemical Romance hanged himself a week ago (Thursday, June 5th) after allegedly being bullied on social networking sites over the clothes he wore and the music he listened to, according to the U.K.'s Daily Mail. Sam...
Slipknot reveals a few new song titles in the new issue of Revolver magazine, which focuses on bands appearing on this summer's Rockstar Energy Mayhem tour. Among the tracks tentatively named are "Moth," "Chapter One," "The Eleventh March," "Dirge," "Dead Memories," "Vendetta"...
Pearl Jam will sell selected tracks from its upcoming series of new live bootlegs through Verizon Wireless' V Cast service, according to Billboard. The group kicked off its North American summer tour on Wednesday (June 11th) in West Palm Beach, Florida, and as usual the group...
Weezer frontman Rivers Cuomo helped to finance a recently released film called The Dhamma Brothers, according to Buzznet. The documentary, which takes place in an overcrowded correction facility housing 1,500 of Alabama's most dangerous criminals, shows how the ancient style of...
Critics and fans have begun weighing in on AC/DC's controversial decision to sell its upcoming album exclusively through Wal-Mart stores. According to a round-up in news magazine The Week, opinions seem to be divided right down the middle. Chicago Tribune blogger Mark Caro wrote...
Velvet Revolver lead guitarist Slash is spending the band's downtime working on his first full-fledged solo album, according to Spinner.com. He told the web site, "I'm working on it pretty aggressively right now while I have the time 'cause as soon as Velvet finds its singer,...
Foo Fighters set attendance records for both the band and the venue with their two headlining shows this past weekend at London's Wembley Stadium, according to the group's publicist. The shows, which took place on Friday and Saturday (June 6th and 7th), sold a total of 165,000...