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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...
Buckcherry may pretend to get upset when the band's songs are "leaked" online, but otherwise they're making full use of the reach of the Internet. The group has posted the first in a series of webisodes at MySpace chronicling the making of its new album, Black Butterfly, as well...
Guns N' Roses' classic 1987 debut album, Appetite for Destruction, will be reissued on vinyl on September 9th, according to Blabbermouth.net. The LP will feature the original and highly controversial cover art from underground painter Robert Williams, which depicted a robot...
Metallica drummer Lars Ulrich hinted to MTV.com that the recently rumored Guitar Hero: Metallica is close to fruition, although he stopped short of officially announcing the game. When asked about the prospect, Ulrich said, "Let's put it this way...(new album) Death Magnetic...
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...