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Rise Against have posted a status update on their follow-up to 2006's highly acclaimed The Sufferer & the Witness. “Presently we are writing and demo-ing for what will become our next record. Don't expect it too soon, we're just getting started early. We will bring the...
The Verve has joined an increasing number of artists - including the like of Coldplay and Paul McCartney - in a protest against their record label EMI. The newly reunited band is now threatening to withhold their next album until they receive assurances about the record label’s...
Angels & Airwaves frontman Tom DeLonge and his wife Jennifer are the subjects of a new profile in San Diego Business. The article reveals that DeLonge, a native of the San Diego area, began a holding company 10 years ago called Really Likable People (RLP) with an investment...
Coldplay is apparently "confused" about the state of its record label, EMI Music, following its takeover by Terra Firma chairman Guy Hands and the dismissal last week of longtime U.K. label head Tony Wadsworth. According to Billboard.com, Coldplay's manager, David Holmes said, "...
Linkin Park will sport a brand new stage set and production when the band heads out on its North American tour, which begins on February 12th in Omaha, Nebraska. During a teleconference with reporters on Friday (January 11th), co-vocalist Mike Shinoda revealed that ticket demand...
Marilyn Manson told RollingStone.com on Friday (January 11th) that the recent Led Zeppelin reunion concert in London inspired him to ask former bassist Twiggy Ramirez to rejoin his band for their upcoming North American tour. Manson explained, "The turning point for me was when...
Muse leads a list of independent and alternative rock artists appearing on an upcoming compilation album, titled The Green Owl Comp: A Benefit for the Energy Action Coalition, according to Gigwise.com. One hundred percent of the profits from the collection will go to support the...
Nine Inch Nails main man Trent Reznor told CNET.com in an interview late last week that he might favor the idea of a tax added to monthly Internet Service Provider (ISP) fees as an income stream for artists whose music is downloaded for free. Reznor explained, "I think if there...
Pearl Jam singer Eddie Vedder won a Golden Globe Award for Best Original Song on Sunday (January 13th) for his song "Guaranteed" from the soundtrack of the movie Into the Wild. It was Vedder's first-ever win. He was also nominated with Michael Brook and Kaki King for Best...