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Shinedown has unveiled a full slate of tour dates that will find the band headlining on its own before teaming up with Saliva. The headlining run begins on February 25th in Charleston, South Carolina and will also feature Black Stone Cherry and Halestorm on the bill. Once that...
Velvet Revolver guitarist Slash spoke out on Tuesday (January 13th) to support the completion of the Los Angeles Zoo's Pachyderm Forest, described as a "state-of-the-art new educational habitat for ... endangered Asian elephants," including an elephant named Billy who has lived...
Slipknot and Stone Sour frontman Corey Taylor has confirmed recent reports that he plans to work on his first solo album sometime after Slipknot finishes its touring obligations in support of its latest effort, All Hope Is Gone. As for when he will actually begin recording the...
Foo Fighters frontman and former Nirvana drummer Dave Grohl turns 40 years old on Wednesday (January 14th). Born in Warren, Ohio, Grohl grew up mainly in the Virginia area and started playing at a young age in several Washington, D.C., hardcore and punk bands, most notably...
Former Blink-182 bassist Mark Hoppus has spoken at length with MTV.com about the current status of the band and the possibility of a reunion. Hoppus, frontman Tom DeLonge and drummer Travis Barker began spending time together again for the first time in nearly four years this...
Kid Rock says in the new issue of Q magazine that he doesn't understand why celebrities go to rehab, although he admits to spending time in anger management therapy. According to Gigwise, Rock dismisses the idea of getting treatment for addiction issues, telling the publication...
Metallica kicked off the second leg of its current North American tour on Monday night (January 12th) in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, with dates scheduled through February 1st in Newark, New Jersey. The group is playing in the round on this tour as it has done in previous years, but...
The Killers are among the first acts tentatively confirmed to perform at this year's Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival, scheduled for April 17th, 18th, and 19th at the Empire Polo Field in Indio, California. According to Buzznet.com, other artists who appear to be...
Papa Roach has set March 24th as the release date for the band's fifth major label album, Metamorphosis. The disc was originally scheduled to come out last fall but got pushed back to the spring. We hear that this is the strongest Papa Roach outing yet, and singer Jacoby Shaddix...