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A pre-order page for the long-delayed Guns N' Roses album, Chinese Democracy, was posted at BestBuy.com on Wednesday (October 15th), although the pre-order option was later taken off and the page now states that the CD is "coming soon." According to the site, the record will be...
Chicago-based punk rockers Rise Against and veteran British icons Oasis both debuted in the Top Five on the Billboard album chart on Wednesday (October 15th). Rise Against's fifth album, Appeal to Reason, made for the group's best chart entry ever, selling 65,000 copies to land...
Sales figures for Radiohead's pioneering release of its seventh album, In Rainbows, have been issued by the U.K. branch of Warner Chappell, the music publishing company that handled licensing for the record in both physical and digital incarnations. According to Music Ally,...
Tool guitarist Adam Jones spoke with RollingStone.com about the band's decision to license three songs for Guitar Hero: World Tour. Even though the quartet hasn't licensed its music out since 1996, they decided to work with Guitar Hero publisher Activision if they were allowed...
METALLICA DRUMMER AUCTIONING PAINTING, COULD EARN $16 MILLION Metallica drummer Lars Ulrich is putting a 1982 painting he owns by the late artist Jean-Michel Basquiat on the auction block at Christie's next month, according to the New York Times. The piece, called "Untitled (...
Disturbed's debut album, 2000's The Sickness, has been certified quadruple platinum for sales of more than four million copies, according to Blabbermouth.net. Released on March 7th of that year, The Sickness featured the hit singles "Down with the Sickness," "Stupify" and "...
Sevendust guitarist Clint Lowery has completed recording on a solo EP called Hello Demons...Meet Skeletons, which he recorded in 10 days last month with his brother Corey producing. Lowery, who rejoined Sevendust earlier this year after a five-year absence, told us that the six-...
The Beastie Boys are hitting the road for a handful of shows in swing states to encourage people to vote, and vote early if possible. Three dates have been confirmed so far, with more on the way. They'll be joined by varying combinations of Jack Johnson, Sheryl Crow, Ben Harper...
Soft drink maker Dr. Pepper's vice president of marketing, Tony Jacobs, told Billboard.com that the company is "putting the Dr. Pepper on ice" in case the long-delayed Guns N' Roses album, Chinese Democracy, sees the light of day on November 23rd as reported. Dr. Pepper offered...