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Friday's (July 11th) Sacramento, California stop on the Rockstar Energy Mayhem tour was rescheduled for Monday (July 14th) due to the severe wildfires ravaging the area, according to Blabbermouth.net. A statement posted at the tour web site explained, "The many out-of-control...
An alleged track listing for the highly anticipated Rock Band 2 video game has been leaked online, according to Idolator.com. A site called PS3Fanboy.com has posted what is claimed to be the song menus from the game, which include numbers such as "Gold Lion" by the Yeah Yeah...
A small Florida clothing company is being sued for putting the Red Hot Chili Peppers logo on the back of one of their jackets, according to RollingStone.com. The company, Back-Lite, faces legal action from Bravada International, a merchandising company that controls the rights...
A widely reported news story claiming that Van Halen singer David Lee Roth was saved by Canadian cops after suffering a near-fatal allergic reaction to nuts is false, according to TMZ.com. Roth sent a message to the gossip web site which read, "I was in Canada only from July 1st...
Ex-Korn guitarist Brian "Head" Welch's new single, called "Flush," became available on iTunes earlier this week and is already making its way onto rock radio stations around the country. The track is taken from Welch's debut solo album, Save Me From Myself, which has been set...
Linkin Park vocalist Mike Shinoda will premiere his second art exhibition, titled Glorious Excess, on Saturday (July 12th) at the George and Sakaye Aratani Central Hall of the Japanese American National Museum in Los Angeles. The show, which features a series of new paintings...
Metallica has confirmed that a deluxe box set edition of its upcoming album, Death Magnetic, first announced by a Norwegian music retailer, will also be available in the U.S. The limited edition set will come in a coffin box and consist of one CD featuring the album, another...
Strokes guitarist Albert Hammond Jr. told Planet Sound that the New York-based band has to make a new album in 2009, or else people might well forget about the band entirely. Hammond said, "If we don't make a Strokes record before (the end of 2009), people will think that's the...
What's described as a "dirty viral video" for the new Buckcherry song "Too Drunk to F***" has surfaced online at YouTube and various other outlets. The song comes off the band's upcoming album, Black Butterfly, and was reportedly "leaked" online last week, although some evidence...