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R.E.M. drummer Bill Berry returns for two holiday tracks made available this week for fan club members. Berry, who retired from the group in 1997, makes a rare appearance on two songs featured on the group's 2009 Christmas single. According to Spinner.com, Berry drums, and R.E.M...
Smashing Pumpkins frontman and leader Billy Corgan says he regrets breaking up the band in 2000. According to Spinner.com , Corgan said, "Breaking up the band was a mistake because I think it broke trust with the audience. You had an audience that was very invested in that idea...
Following the worldwide success of their fourth album, 2008's Only By The Night , Kings Of Leon have announced that they are taking a six-month sabbatical from recording and touring. The band has been on the road for a solid year in support of the record, and according to...
The so-called "Big Four" of the thrash metal scene of the Eighties -- Metallica , Megadeth , Anthrax and Slayer -- will share the stage together for the first time in history next summer in Europe, according to a press release issued on Tuesday (December 15th). The foursome will...
The Red Hot Chili Peppers and Kiss , both widely considered favorites for induction into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2010, were snubbed by voters on Tuesday (December 15th) when the final list of inductees was announced. The Stooges , Genesis , ABBA , the Hollies and Jimmy...
Rob Zombie recently left his label home of 18 years, Geffen Records, and signed a new deal with indie label Roadrunner Records' Loud & Proud imprint. While the move delayed the release of Zombie's new album, Hellbilly Deluxe 2, from this fall to next year, the singer told us...
Courtney Love has lost legal control over her daughter, according to TMZ.com . On Friday (December 11th), Los Angeles Superior Court appointed a legal guardianship for 17-year-old Frances Bean Cobain , Love's daughter with late Nirvana frontman Kurt Cobain . The court appointed...
Green Day will follow the Beatles as only the second group to get their own special edition of the Rock Band video game franchise. The Green Day game will arrive for Xbox 360, PlayStation and Wii sometime in 2010, according to both a press release and an announcement made by the...
Muse have unveiled 14 more dates for their upcoming 2010 North American tour, following the six shows initially announced last week. The trek now stretches from late February to mid-April, with general ticket sales beginning on Saturday (December 19th) and fan pre-sales going on...