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Gavin Rossdale returned last week with his first solo album, called Wanderlust, marking his first studio release since 2005, when he issued the debut set with his band Institute. Wanderlust features Shirley Manson of Garbage on the song "The Trouble I'm In." But what's absent is...
Kid Rock is known for his support of U.S. troops and has made several visits to the Middle East to perform for American military personnel stationed there. We asked the singer if he had any plans to return to the region soon: "No plans, I just kind of go as needed and, you know...
Rev Theory will participate in online gaming this month with fans at Xbox Live as part of the system's popular "Game With Fame" program. The ongoing event matches musicians against fans in a competitive multiplayer online tournament. Frontman Rich Luzzi told us that gaming is an...
Saving Abel has hit the top of Billboard's Heatseekers chart for new artists, just 12 weeks after the band's self-titled debut album entered the list. The Memphis-based act has sold just under 45,000 copies of the record so far, fueled by the success of its first single, "...
Sick Puppies have confirmed that they'll be on the bill for Seether's summer tour, which begins on July 1st at the Milwaukee Summerfest. The Australian trio will be on the road with the South African outfit for over a month, finishing up on August 24th in Nampa, Idaho. Sick...
Tool drummer Danny Carey had to have two surgeries on his hand recently, according to a post at the group's official web site, toolband.com. The post said that Carey's hand was apparently injured as a result of a run-in with "an unruly marine hazard, venomous and...dangerous.....
Former Korn drummer David Silveria has started a new band called Satellite Syndrome, according to Blabbermouth.net. The group officially came together in May of 2008, with Silveria hand-picking "some of the top musicians in the Huntington Beach, California area" to complete the...
Serj Tankian has posted a message at his web site announcing that he has lent his voice to a track by the band Bitter Sweet, featuring female vocalist Shana Halligan. The System of a Down frontman wrote, "Some of you will remember Shana from the Buckethead & Friends album we...
Reporters from three U.K.-based heavy rock magazines were given a preview of six tracks from the upcoming Metallica album, according to Blabbermouth and the magazine's web sites themselves. The listening session took place on Wednesday (June 4th) in London, with representatives...