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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...
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...
Avenged Sevenfold is filming some performances on the current Taste of Chaos tour, for a live CD/DVD package they expect to make available by Christmas. Singer M. Shadows tells us the combined audio-video package will also include some of the band's b-sides. The Taste of Chaos...
Death Cab For Cutie have released "I Will Possess Your Heart," the debut single from the band's forthcoming album, Narrow Stairs, which arrives in stores and at all online retailers on May 13th. The band is currently in Los Angeles, filming the track's music video. Death Cab has...
Foo Fighters have added an additional date to their summer tour, at Kemper Arena in Kansas City, Missouri, on July 19th. The current Foo Fighters U.S. tour leg wraps up March 30th in Vancouver. In other news, bandleader Dave Grohl is interviewed for the cover story of the...
The first new Filter single in six years, called "Soldiers of Misfortune," made a huge impact at rock radio this week, with nearly 40 stations adding the song to their playlists. That should please frontman Richard Patrick, who told us the song was based on his feelings about...