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Serj Tankian (System of a Down) and Tom Morello (Rage Against The Machine, Audioslave) brought some rock star firepower to the South By Southwest Music and Media Festival last week as part of a special concert to celebrate the release of the new documentary Body Of War. Tankian...
A plan to exchange sperm donations for free tickets to European music festivals may have come to a premature end, according to NME.com. The "Sperm For Tickets" scheme offered free tickets to any festival in Europe in exchange for a donation to Ireland's sperm reserves, which...
This year's Dubai Desert Rock Festival, held on March 7th and 8th in the United Arab Emirates nation of Dubai, drew 28,000 concertgoers to see Korn, Velvet Revolver, Muse and others despite a short window for ticket sales. According to a press release from the show's organizers...
Upcoming tours from Alter Bridge, Sevendust and Egypt Central have all been updated to include new dates. Alter Bridge sets out on its trek on April 18th in Harker Heights, Texas, with dates confirmed through May 18th, where the band finishes up at the Rock on the Range festival...
Linkin Park has launched a contest in which fans can create their own remixes of the group's songs, with entrants potentially winning a $4,000 cash prize and a free Linkin Park concert at their college campus this fall. All entries will be posted at a special page on the Linkin...
Nine Inch Nails is launching an online film festival showcasing short films made by fans to accompany music from the new Nine Inch Nails album, Ghosts I - IV. According to a press release, the Nine Inch Nails channel on YouTube, which went live on Thursday (March 13th), will...
Bullet For My Valentine has posted a new video online for the song "Hearts Burst Into Fire," according to Blabbermouth.net. The black-and-white performance clip can be seen at the band's channel on MySpaceTV.com. Singer Matt Tuck told us that Bullet For My Valentine is deeply...
Even though Five Finger Death Punch is off the road for now so that singer Ivan Moody can rest his battered throat, the band's fortunes continue to soar. Its first single, "The Bleeding," sits at Number Seven on the Active Rock radio chart, with the song's success probably...
My Chemical Romance guitarist Frank Iero married longtime girlfriend Jamia Nestor last Sunday (March 9th) at a ceremony in New York, according to FMQB.com. Members of fellow New Jersey act the Bouncing Souls attended the event and wrote at their MySpace page, "It was a fine...