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The company behind the Guitar Hero video game series is thinking about launching an online music store to compete with iTunes, according to the Financial Times. Bobby Kotick, CEO of Activision Blizzard, told the Times that creating a digital store through Guitar Hero is "the...
Ashes Divide leaves behind clubs and the occasional radio festival this Wednesday (July 16th) in Boston, when the Billy Howerdel-fronted band joins up with Linkin Park's large-scale Projekt Revolution tour for the rest of the summer. Howerdel told us it doesn't matter to him at...
Beck's eighth studio album, Modern Guilt, is likely to end up with a final sales tally somewhere between 75,000 and 80,000 copies in its first week of release, according to Hits Daily Double. That's good enough to debut in the Top Five on this week's Billboard album chart but...
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...