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The creators of the Guitar Hero video game franchise have told Billboard.com that new editions of the hugely successful game featuring Metallica and the Beatles are not coming any time soon. Addressing rumors that a Metallica-centered version was coming in 2009, Kai Huang, who...
Rage Against The Machine guitarist Tom Morello's performance with Bruce Springsteen during Springsteen's April 7th concert in Anaheim, California will be featured on a four-song digital EP called Magic Tour Highlights. The July 15th release will feature both audio and video...
3 Doors Down and several other artists are partnering with AT&T to provide exclusive new songs to the U.S. Olympic Team, according to Billboard.com. The "motivational" tracks will appear on the AT&T Team USA Soundtrack, which will be available for download between August...
Beck issues his eighth studio album on Tuesday (July 8th), titled Modern Guilt. The singer-songwriter co-produced the record with Danger Mouse, who is one-half of the alt-funk duo Gnarls Barkley. Modern Guilt is also the final release under Beck's contract with Interscope...
Flobots will headline the largest solar-powered concert ever staged in San Diego on July 12th, according to a press release issued by Stay Classy, a philanthropic social networking company that's sponsoring the event. The third annual Stay Classy Tailgate is expected to bring an...
Hinder hits the road for the first time since last fall on Wednesday (July 9th) in Maryland Heights, Missouri, when it begins a summer U.S. swing with Staind and headliners 3 Doors Down. Asked if his hard-partying band was looking forward to touring again with some old friends,...
Nickelback will reportedly work with legendary producer Robert John "Mutt" Lange on the band's sixth studio album, according to Tunelab Music and industry commentator Bob Lefsetz's email column. Lange is best known for producing the classic AC/DC albums Highway to Hell and Back...
The AC/DC classic "Highway to Hell" is becoming one of the most requested songs at funerals in the band's home country of Australia, according to the U.K.'s Telegraph. Along with "Highway to Hell," Led Zeppelin's "Stairway to Heaven" is also one of the more contemporary tunes...
Hinder will release its second album, titled Take It To The Limit, on November 4th and lead singer Austin Winkler is probably just as excited about it as the band's more than two million fans. Winkler told us that he thinks the new CD is better all around than the Oklahoma-based...