Music News

A source close to Green Day has told us that a story reported online about the lyrical content of the band's new album being too offensive for retailers is "absolutely false." The item surfaced on Wednesday (February 11th) at AbsolutePunk.net, which quoted a post from blogger...
There's been little news out of the Velvet Revolver camp lately regarding a new singer for the band, although auditions have reportedly been ongoing. Bassist Duff McKagan told us this week that the group has been a little frustrated with the submissions they've gotten and even...
The White Stripes will perform on Conan O'Brien's last night as host of NBC-TV's Late Night With Conan O'Brien, scheduled to air on Friday, February 20th, according to Pitchfork Media. This will mark the first live appearance by the Stripes since the summer of 2007, when the duo...
Blink-182 drummer Travis Barker has revealed why his arm was in a sling when the members of the punk trio came onstage at Sunday night's (February 8th) Grammy Awards to announce their reunion. Barker told Extra host Mario Lopez that he just underwent surgery related to injuries...
Tool guitarist Adam Jones hints in the new issue of Guitar World that the band could be emerging from its current break, which began in early 2008 after the group finished touring behind 2006's 10,000 Days album. When asked how songwriting was coming along for the next Tool...
Why were the members of Death Cab For Cutie sporting baby blue awareness ribbons on their suits at the Grammy Awards on Sunday night (February 8th)? According to MTV.com, the quartet wore the ribbons to protest what they called "auto-tune abuse," referring to what the band...
A revamped version of the Australian retro-rock combo Wolfmother, featuring frontman Andrew Stockdale and three new members, made its live debut at two shows in the band's home country this past weekend. According to ABC.au, the group played in Brisbane and Sydney, appearing...
Foo Fighters frontman Dave Grohl has earned high marks from former Beatle Paul McCartney for his work behind the drums during McCartney's performance at the 51st Annual Grammy Awards on Sunday night (February 8th). Asked backstage how the collaboration came out, McCartney told...
Velvet Revolver and ex-Guns N' Roses bassist Duff McKagan recently published the first two installments of his new financial advice column, "Appetite For Investment," at Playboy.com. McKagan has become something of a financial expert after profitably investing his royalties and...