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New York-based band Rev Theory issues its second album on Tuesday (June 10th), titled Light It Up. If the name of the group sounds somewhat familiar, that's because its 2005 debut, Truth is Currency, came out under the slightly different name of Revelation Theory. Frontman Rich...
Kid Rock is known for his support of U.S. troops and has made several visits to the Middle East to perform for American military personnel stationed there. We asked the singer if he had any plans to return to the region soon: "No plans, I just kind of go as needed and, you know...
Rev Theory will participate in online gaming this month with fans at Xbox Live as part of the system's popular "Game With Fame" program. The ongoing event matches musicians against fans in a competitive multiplayer online tournament. Frontman Rich Luzzi told us that gaming is an...
Saving Abel has hit the top of Billboard's Heatseekers chart for new artists, just 12 weeks after the band's self-titled debut album entered the list. The Memphis-based act has sold just under 45,000 copies of the record so far, fueled by the success of its first single, "...
Sick Puppies have confirmed that they'll be on the bill for Seether's summer tour, which begins on July 1st at the Milwaukee Summerfest. The Australian trio will be on the road with the South African outfit for over a month, finishing up on August 24th in Nampa, Idaho. Sick...
Tool drummer Danny Carey had to have two surgeries on his hand recently, according to a post at the group's official web site, toolband.com. The post said that Carey's hand was apparently injured as a result of a run-in with "an unruly marine hazard, venomous and...dangerous.....
Coldplay began streaming its new album, Viva La Vida or Death and All His Friends, at IHeartMusic.com on Friday (June 6th), two days after the record leaked onto the Web. The disc is also streaming in its entirety at the band's MySpace page, although it was not immediately...
Just one day after several U.K. web sites posted early reviews of six new Metallica songs that were previewed for them in London last week, the reports were all taken down, reportedly at the request of the band's management. One site, The Quietus, told Blinded By The Hype that...
Former Korn guitarist Brian "Head" Welch has set September 9th as the release date for his debut solo album, titled Save Me From Myself. According to Blabbermouth.net, a first single called "Flush" will be available exclusively through iTunes beginning on July 8th. Welch...