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Metallica, Pearl Jam, Jack Johnson and Kanye West have been announced as the headliners for the 2008 Bonnaroo Music & Arts Festival, scheduled for June 12th through 15th in Manchester, Tennessee. The lineup was posted at the official Bonnaroo site at midnight ET on Wednesday...
Pearl Jam members Stone Gossard, Jeff Ament, Mike McCready and Matt Cameron have posted a song called "Rock Around Barack" at their official web site, pearljam.com. The track supporting Democratic presidential candidate Barack Obama is a reworking of the 50s classic "Rock Around...
A former radio host in the Canadian province of Quebec has sued the White Stripes for allegedly using a sample from her radio show without her permission, according to Pitchfork Media. Dominique Payette is suing the Stripes for $70,000, claiming that the song "Jumble, Jumble,"...
Kid Rock has expanded his Twisted Brown Trucker Band for his current Rock and Roll Revival Tour, adding more horns, percussion and backup singers to bring the number of musicians onstage to 11. Rock told us why he felt it was necessary to take more people out on the road: "I...
Nickelback has raised $600,000 from the audio and digital sales of its single "If Everyone Cared," according to Tunelab Music. The proceeds were presented over the weekend to Amnesty International and International Children's Awareness Canada (ICAC). The Canadian quartet, along...
System Of A Down vocalist Serj Tankian, Rage Against The Machine guitarist Tom Morello and Pearl Jam frontman Eddie Vedder are among the artists contributing songs to the soundtrack of an upcoming film called Body of War. According to RollingStone.com, the documentary follows...
W. Axl Rose, singer and sole original member of Guns N' Roses, turns 46 years old on Wednesday (February 6th). Born William Bruce Rose Jr. in Lafayette, Indiana in 1962, Rose led a troubled younger life in which he was allegedly sexually and physically abused, arrested numerous...
The Vines will make their first U.S. live appearances in several years on March 14th at the South by Southwest festival in Austin, Texas, March 17th at the Bowery Ballroom in New York City and the 19th at the Troubadour in Los Angeles. The group is in Los Angeles recording its...
U2 manager Paul McGuinness has denied a report on FoxNews.com that the Irish quartet is leaving Universal Music and possibly signing a comprehensive new deal with the Live Nation concert organization. According to HitsDailyDouble, McGuiness sent out an email in which he stated...