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Velvet Revolver guitarist Slash and Alice Cooper will be honored at the fourth annual MusiCares MAP Fund benefit concert, scheduled for May 9th, 2008 at the Music Box Theatre in Hollywood, California. Slash will receive the MusiCares From The Heart Award for his friendship and...
The Smashing Pumpkins will begin recording new material later this spring, according to Spinner.com, but the band doesn't expect to release a full-length follow-up to last year's comeback album, Zeitgeist. Drummer Jimmy Chamberlin said, "I don't think we will make records again...
Pearl Jam has unveiled the details of a 10-date summer tour that will begin on June 11th in West Palm Beach, Florida, according to Billboard.com. The dates are scheduled around the group's mid-June appearance at the Bonnaroo Festival in Manchester, Tennessee and will be the band...
The management company that represents Motley Crue has told Blabbermouth.net that rumors about the band headlining a festival-type tour called "Cruefest" are "blatantly false and completely unfounded," although the company, 10th Street Management, did admit that the band's press...
Drummers Chad Smith of the Red Hot Chili Peppers, Jason Bonham of Led Zeppelin and Foreigner, Ray Luzier of Korn and Roy Mayorga of Stone Sour are among the first confirmed stickmen headed for Drummer Live, Europe's largest drumming festival. According to Blabbermouth.net, the...
Atreyu has revealed more details about the upcoming April 22nd release of the CDVU-plus version of its latest album, Lead Sails Paper Anchor. The set features recyclable eco-friendly packaging and what's described as an "unprecedented" amount of bonus content accessed through a...
Fall Out Boy bassist Pete Wentz admitted to MTV News that he tried to commit suicide a couple of years ago. Wentz revealed that he took an overdose of an anti-depression prescription medication called Ativan, explaining, "I got in my car. I remember I was listening to Jeff...
Foo Fighters drummer Taylor Hawkins has added new lyrics and lead vocals to an unfinished track by late Beach Boy Dennis Wilson. The outtake from Wilson's 1977 album Pacific Ocean Blue, called "Holy Man," will be featured on the upcoming reissue of the album, which will also...
Coachella organizers are making it easier to get to the upcoming music festival set for April 25th through 27th at Empire Polo Field in Indio, California. Producers have teamed with Amtrak to set up the Coachella Express, a free train ride to and from the event. It leaves from...