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U2 singer Bono and contemporary British artist Damien Hirst will co-host an AIDS benefit auction this week in New York City. The event, set for Thursday (February 14th) at Sotheby's auction house, is part of Bono's ongoing (RED) project to raise money for the treatment of HIV/...
Queens of the Stone Age have launched a new web site and contest to tie in with the release of the band's new single, "Make It Wit Chu." The group is hosting what it calls the first international Make Out Contest, with fans encouraged to submit videos via YouTube of couples...
Rumors continue to circulate about the possible lineup of this summer's Ozzfest 2008. According to Metal Underground, a solo Ozzy Osbourne will headline a package that could include the likes of a reunited Stone Temple Pilots, a solo Serj Tankian from System Of A Down,...
A California woman has credited reclusive Guns N' Roses singer Axl Rose with saving her Malibu home, according to Los Angeles television station KTTV. The woman, who lives next door to Rose with her husband and three children, said that Rose helped save the family's residence...
Rob Zombie calls the record labels "dinosaurs waiting to die" in an interview in the March issue of Metal Edge magazine, according to Blabbermouth.net. Zombie says that the labels "all have a defeatist attitude. And that's why in another couple of years, they won't exist...They'...
Velvet Revolver has officially canceled its five-date Australian tour, which was scheduled to begin on Friday (February 15th) and had already been postponed once. According to Undercover News, the promoter issued a statement which read in part, "The cancellation of these shows...
Fall Out Boy will release a live album on April 1st in the U.S., according to Absolute Punk and other online sources. No other information about the package is available, including a title and whether it will include just an audio CD or a DVD component. The concert package will...
Filter frontman and founder Richard Patrick has announced that the band's first album in nearly six years, Anthems for the Damned, will be released in May. A single called "Soldiers of Misfortune" will arrive at rock radio stations later this month. Patrick's last effort under...
U2 is including a bonus disc of rare and unreleased material with the upcoming remastered reissue of the band's 1980 debut album, Boy, due out in May. Boy was notable for the large production sound provided by Steve Lillywhite, but according to Undercover News, Joy Division...