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Velvet Revolver lead guitarist Slash is spending the band's downtime working on his first full-fledged solo album, according to Spinner.com. He told the web site, "I'm working on it pretty aggressively right now while I have the time 'cause as soon as Velvet finds its singer,...
Beck played a surprise show at the Echoplex in Los Angeles on Monday night (June 9th), previewing a batch of new material from his upcoming album, Modern Guilt. According to L.A. Weekly, the singer/songwriter aired out at least three new tunes, including the record's title track...
Blue October frontman Justin Furstenfeld will accompany author Stephanie Meyer for four special events to mark the publication of her new book, Breaking Dawn. According to MTV.com, the "mini-tour" will feature Meyer and Furstenfeld talking about how they create their stories and...
Foo Fighters set attendance records for both the band and the venue with their two headlining shows this past weekend at London's Wembley Stadium, according to the group's publicist. The shows, which took place on Friday and Saturday (June 6th and 7th), sold a total of 165,000...
Former Guns N' Roses drummer Steven Adler is heading back for a second season of Celebrity Rehab with Dr. Drew, the VH1 reality series in which celebrity patients undergo a 21-day detox and treatment regimen at the Pasadena Recovery Center under the care of Dr. Drew Pinsky...
My Chemical Romance has delayed the release of its live CD/DVD, The Black Parade is Dead!, one more time. According to a post at the group's web site, the set has been pushed back one week this time, from June 24th to July 1st. The message explained, "There was a strange glitch...
U2 manager Paul McGuinness took a swipe at Radiohead during an interview with the BBC this week, saying that the band's pay-what-you-want download version of its latest album, In Rainbows, "backfired." According to NME.com, McGuinness explained, "Sixty to 70 percent of the...
Coldplay has delayed the start of its North American tour by two weeks, according to a press release issued by the band's publicist. The original June 29th kickoff in Philadelphia has been scrapped, with the trek now beginning on July 14th in Los Angeles. The initial nine dates...
Disturbed was confirmed to debut on Wednesday (June 11th) at Number One on the Billboard album chart, with a label representative telling us that the band's fourth album, Indestructible, sold just over 250,000 copies in its first week of release to land in the top spot. This...