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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...
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...
A painting owned by U2 fetched the British equivalent of $10.1 million at an auction held in London on Tuesday (July 1st), according to the BBC. The painting by late New York artist Jean-Michel Basquiat, called "Untitled (Pecho/Oreja)," was purchased by the band in 1989 and hung...
Pearl Jam singer Eddie Vedder will head out on another leg of solo tour dates in August on the East Coast, according to Billboard.com. The vocalist launched his first-ever solo tour last April, which only visited stops on the West Coast. The new run will kick off with a two-...
Seether begins a new stretch of North American dates on Thursday (July 3rd) in Muskegon, Michigan, launching a headlining run that will last all the way through late August. Seether doesn't get much time off from the road and frontman Shaun Morgan told us that when they do, it's...