Music News

Red Hot Chili Peppers singer Anthony Kiedis battled kidney disease this past summer, according to a report in the New York Daily News. Several sources told the newspaper that Kiedis was a "frequent" patient at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles, with one close friend...
Coldplay's record label, Capitol/EMI, has forced YouTube to remove a video clip that mashes up the band's song "Viva La Vida" with guitarist Joe Satriani's "If I Could Fly." Satriani recently sued the group, claiming that the British quartet plagiarized his 2004 tune for their...
Staind will perform its new single, called "All I Want," on Wednesday night's (December 17th) edition of NBC-TV's The Tonight Show with Jay Leno. The song is taken from the band's sixth studio album, The Illusion of Progress. Although it's now the latest radio track from the...
Rob Zombie has been confirmed to write and direct H2, a sequel to his 2009 remake of Halloween that is slated to open this October. According to Variety, Zombie will begin shooting the movie in March on an accelerated schedule. The new film will pick up right where the last one...
The wife and son of Chris Baker, the personal assistant to Travis Barker who was killed in the September 19th plane crash that left three others dead and Barker seriously injured, have filed a wrongful death lawsuit against the aviation company that owned the plane and the...
Metallica leads the list of acts appearing on Live From Bonnaroo 2008, a new DVD due in January and filmed at the seventh edition of the popular music festival this past June. Additional artists featured on the disc include Pearl Jam, the Raconteurs, Jack Johnson, My Morning...
Pearl Jam will reissue its classic 1991 debut album, Ten, on March 24th, in a deluxe edition that will be available in four different versions. Each version will include a remastered version of the original album along with a completely new remix of the set by longtime Pearl Jam...
Smashing Pumpkins frontman Billy Corgan says the band will not release any more new albums, citing the lack of enthusiasm for their 2007 comeback effort, Zeitgeist, as one of the reasons. In a new interview with the Chicago Tribune, Corgan said, "We're done with (Zeitgeist)...
A human rights organization called Reprieve is launching a campaign called "Stop The Music Torture," aimed at ending the American practice of blasting music at loud levels while "interrogating" prisoners in Iraq, Afghanistan and Guantanamo Bay. According to U.K. publication The...