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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,...
Coldplay frontman Chris Martin says in a new interview with Rolling Stone that he has a "problem" with sleeping pills, although it's not quite the problem one would expect. He explains, "My problem is that I often take a sleeping pill in order to go to sleep, but then I get...
A 13-year-old British fan of Bullet For My Valentine and My Chemical Romance hanged himself a week ago (Thursday, June 5th) after allegedly being bullied on social networking sites over the clothes he wore and the music he listened to, according to the U.K.'s Daily Mail. Sam...
Slipknot reveals a few new song titles in the new issue of Revolver magazine, which focuses on bands appearing on this summer's Rockstar Energy Mayhem tour. Among the tracks tentatively named are "Moth," "Chapter One," "The Eleventh March," "Dirge," "Dead Memories," "Vendetta"...
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...
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...