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White Stripes and Raconteurs singer and guitarist Jack White has written a poem expressing his strong feelings about his hometown of Detroit, according to the Associated Press. The piece, which was published in the Sunday (July 6th) edition of the Detroit Free Press, was...
Joy Division frontman Ian Curtis' gravestone has been stolen from the Macclesfield Cemetery in Cheshire, England, where he was buried. According to detectives, the tombstone is inscribed "Ian Curtis 18-5-80... Love Will Tear Us Apart." It has been missing since sometime between...
Serj Tankian has released a new digital EP through the Rhapsody music service. Titled Lie Lie Live, the set contains live versions of current single "Lie Lie Lie" and "The Unthinking Majority," as well as two remixes of "Empty Walls" and a single remix of "Sky Is Over." The...
Staind has added a stretch of headlining dates to its summer schedule in between legs of its tour with 3 Doors Down. According to Tunelab Music, the new shows begin on August 5th in Casper, Wyoming and finish up on the 17th in Nashville. Staind plays in Bonner Springs, Kansas on...
A report published on Thursday (July 3rd) by the Wall Street Journal has revealed that Van Halen could be the subject of a new installment in the best-selling Guitar Hero video game series. According to the article, "people familiar with the matter" say that game manufacturer...
Motley Crue launched its inaugural Crue Fest tour on Tuesday night (July 1st) at the Cruzan Amphitheater in West Palm Beach, Florida, with Buckcherry, Papa Roach, Trapt and Crue bassist Nikki Sixx's side band, Sixx: A.M., joining the headliners. The Crue's 13-song set only...
Coldplay's new album, Viva La Vida or Death and All His Friends, topped the Billboard album chart for the second straight week on Wednesday (July 2nd), selling another 249,000 copies since its release two weeks ago. That pushed the record to just under one million copies sold...
Filter has sent a new single called "What's Next" to rock radio, the second track issued from the group's new album, Anthems for the Damned. Like the record's first single, "Soldiers of Misfortune," this one has a political edge. Frontman Richard Patrick said in a press release...
Metallica is planning to issue a deluxe box set edition of its upcoming album, Death Magnetic, according to Blabbermouth.net. A Norwegian music retailer has posted at its web site that a limited edition, two-CD, single DVD version of the record will arrive in September. The set...