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Avenged Sevenfold has canceled its upcoming fall U.S. tour, scheduled to begin on September 16th in Moline, Illinois, in order for frontman M. Shadows to rest his voice. According to a statement at the group's website, Shadows first began experiencing problems on September 6th,...
Buckcherry will be the subject of a new tribute album from Versailles Records called Lit Up: A Millennium Tribute To Buckcherry. According to Blabbermouth.net, the collection is due out in the early summer of 2009 and will feature current and former members of Megadeth, Slash's...
Five Finger Death Punch is launching its new video for the title track from its 2007 debut album, The Way of the Fist. The clip will make its broadcast premiere on Saturday (September 13th) on MTV2's "Headbangers Ball," although it's already posted online at the show's website,...
Metallica releases its ninth studio album, Death Magnetic, worldwide on Friday (September 12th). The new 10-song collection is the band's first since 2003, when it issued the controversial St. Anger. Many fans were turned off by that record's primitive production and lack of...
Oasis scrapped the final show of its North American tour, scheduled for Friday (September 12th) in New York City, because guitarist Noel Gallagher is still suffering the after-effects of an attack that occurred onstage last Sunday (September 7th) in Toronto. 47-year-old Daniel...
Sevendust guitarist Clint Lowery entered a studio on Thursday (September 11th) to begin recording his first solo album, according to Tunelab Music. Work on the project is expected to be finished by the end of October, although a release date has yet to be determined. Lowery's...
Death Cab For Cutie has offered a free concert as the grand prize in a new contest to get college students to register to vote, according to NME.com. The band has offered to play on the campus that registers the most voters between now and Election Day (November 4th). Additional...
Disturbed is planning to kick off its fourth Music As A Weapon tour in March of 2009, according to Harddrive Radio. Dates, cities and supporting acts have yet to be unveiled. The last Weapon tour, in late 2006, featured Stone Sour, Nonpoint and Flyleaf in addition to the...
Korn singer Jonathan Davis is working on his first-ever solo album while the band takes an extended break. Davis has been writing material on his own for several years, and told us that fans should expect something different from what he does with Korn: "It's coming out really...