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Alter Bridge singer Myles Kennedy finally confirmed that he jammed with the instrumental members of Led Zeppelin late last year, according to Zeppelin new blog Lemon Squeezings. Interviewed at last weekend's National Association of Music Merchants (NAMM) convention in Anaheim,...
Rage Against The Machine guitarist Tom Morello readily admits that his politics are far more left-wing than the new President of the United States, Barack Obama, and says he disagrees with Obama's approach to a number of issues. But Morello also told us that he's feeling...
A.F.I. has parted company with producer David Bottrill and will complete its eighth studio album with new producer Joe McGrath, according to Buzznet.com. Although it was rumored that the band was also scrapping all the material it had recorded with Bottrill, the group will...
Blue October has unveiled its first batch of U.S. tour dates in support of the band's upcoming new album, Approaching Normal. According to Tunelab Music, the jaunt begins on March 18th in San Diego, with dates scheduled so far through mid-April, when the band will play a two-...
Foo Fighters frontman Dave Grohl, Pearl Jam vocalist Eddie Vedder, and singer-songwriter Jack Johnson are among the artists appearing on a Nick Drake tribute album, according to Billboard.com. The set will be released through Johnson's label, Brushfire Records, and will also...
Five Finger Death Punch has confirmed the departure of guitarist Darrell Roberts, as first rumored this weekend at the National Association of Music Merchants (NAMM) convention in Anaheim, California. The band issued a statement saying, "Every band has its growing pains, and...
Metallica, Pearl Jam and Beck are among the high-profile artists who may leave their labels in 2009 and join Radiohead, Nine Inch Nails and the Eagles as independent operators, according to Billboard.com. Metallica's contract with Warner Music Group was completed with the...
Disturbed kicks off its new North American tour on Friday night (January 16th) in Milwaukee, with Sevendust and Skindred along for most of the trek. As usual, Disturbed has been on the road a lot in support of its current Indestructible album, but singer David Draiman told us...
Fall Out Boy has unveiled the dates, cities, and venues for a spring road trip called the Believers Never Die, Part Deux tour, which will kick off on April 3rd in Phoenix and cover more than 30 markets before wrapping on May 17th in Minneapolis. Cobra Starship, All Time Low,...