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METALLICA DRUMMER AUCTIONING PAINTING, COULD EARN $16 MILLION Metallica drummer Lars Ulrich is putting a 1982 painting he owns by the late artist Jean-Michel Basquiat on the auction block at Christie's next month, according to the New York Times. The piece, called "Untitled (...
Disturbed's debut album, 2000's The Sickness, has been certified quadruple platinum for sales of more than four million copies, according to Blabbermouth.net. Released on March 7th of that year, The Sickness featured the hit singles "Down with the Sickness," "Stupify" and "...
Sevendust guitarist Clint Lowery has completed recording on a solo EP called Hello Demons...Meet Skeletons, which he recorded in 10 days last month with his brother Corey producing. Lowery, who rejoined Sevendust earlier this year after a five-year absence, told us that the six-...
The Beastie Boys are hitting the road for a handful of shows in swing states to encourage people to vote, and vote early if possible. Three dates have been confirmed so far, with more on the way. They'll be joined by varying combinations of Jack Johnson, Sheryl Crow, Ben Harper...
Soft drink maker Dr. Pepper's vice president of marketing, Tony Jacobs, told Billboard.com that the company is "putting the Dr. Pepper on ice" in case the long-delayed Guns N' Roses album, Chinese Democracy, sees the light of day on November 23rd as reported. Dr. Pepper offered...
The 2009 edition of the Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival will take place two weeks earlier than usual, according to a statement from the event's publicist. The three-day alternative music festival will now take place on Friday, April 17th, Saturday, April 18th and...
Former Blink-182 frontman Tom Delonge has finally commented on the recent plane crash in which his ex-bandmate and drummer, Travis Barker, was seriously burned and four others were killed. In a recent webcast at his Modlife.com website, Delonge said, "Just like you guys I was...
More details have come to light about Coldplay's upcoming EP, titled Prospekt's March and due out next month. According to Billboard.com, the set will feature six new recordings, as well as a new version of the band's current single, "Lost!", which features a previously...
Rise Against releases its fifth studio album on Tuesday (October 7th), titled Appeal to Reason, and it is perhaps the hardcore punk band's most melodic offering yet. But the group's activist stance and politically-tinged lyrics are as potent as ever. Singer Tim McIlrath told us...