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The Beastie Boys are hitting the road for a handful of shows in swing states to encourage people to vote, and vote early if possible. Three dates have been confirmed so far, with more on the way. They'll be joined by varying combinations of Jack Johnson, Sheryl Crow, Ben Harper...
Soft drink maker Dr. Pepper's vice president of marketing, Tony Jacobs, told Billboard.com that the company is "putting the Dr. Pepper on ice" in case the long-delayed Guns N' Roses album, Chinese Democracy, sees the light of day on November 23rd as reported. Dr. Pepper offered...
Good Charlotte's upcoming greatest hits album is going to be a set of dance remixes of their songs. According to Billboard, The Greatest Remixes will feature dance-friendly versions of "Little Things," "Lifestyles Of The Rich And Famous," "The Anthem," and "I Just Wanna Live."...
Panic at the Disco is "writing non-stop" for its third studio album while still touring behind its second, according to Billboard.com. Singer Brendan Urie said that the group has "between 15 and 18 main ideas for songs we want to get started. We've been writing non-stop since we...
Former Blink-182 drummer Travis Barker's current band, Plus 44, has apparently begun recording its second album, according to studio footage and Twitter updates posted online by the group. But the question is, who's playing drums? The drum tracks are usually the first things...
Nine Inch Nails drummer Josh Freese will exit the band's current lineup at the end of its upcoming North American tour. Frontman Trent Reznor wrote at the group's official website, "Josh Freese fans, be sure to check out a show on the upcoming North American leg of the tour, as...
Former Marilyn Manson bassist Gidget Gein, whose real name is Brad Stewart, was reportedly found dead in his Burbank, California home on Thursday (October 10th) of an apparent drug overdose, according to L.A. Weekly. The Los Angeles Coroner's office confirmed the death, although...
Scars on Broadway, the new group featuring System of a Down guitarist/singer Daron Malakian and drummer John Dolmayan, has abruptly canceled its upcoming North American tour as well as an October 14th performance on ABC-TV's Jimmy Kimmel Live. A statement from the band's...
The 2009 edition of the Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival will take place two weeks earlier than usual, according to a statement from the event's publicist. The three-day alternative music festival will now take place on Friday, April 17th, Saturday, April 18th and...