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The Silversun Pickups have recruited actor Joaquin Phoenix to direct the video for the band's latest single, "Little Lovers So Polite." The clip was shot late at night in downtown Los Angeles. The song is the third radio track to be taken from the group's 2006 debut, Carnavas,...
Modest Mouse and 311 are two of the acts on the bill for the Rothbury Festival, a new event that will be held from July 3rd to the 6th in Rothbury, Michigan, according to Billboard.com. The show will take place at the Double JJ Ranch about three hours northwest of Detroit, with...
Papa Roach plans to enter the studio sometime this spring to begin recording its fifth major label album, according to Tunelab Music. The band has recruited producer Jay Baumgardner to work on the record. Baumgardner produced Papa Roach's triple-platinum 2000 major label debut,...
Bullet For My Valentine will make its U.S. network television debut on Wednesday, February 27th, with a live performance on ABC-TV's Jimmy Kimmel Live. The band will play the title track from its new album, Scream Aim Fire, as well as "Tears Don't Fail" from its 2006 debut, The...
Sixx A.M., the side project from Motley Crue bassist Nikki Sixx, is going to let fans choose the cities in which the group should play live. According to Blabbermouth.net, the members of the band can only play selected dates because of time limitations and are letting fans vote...
Velvet Revolver bassist Duff McKagan is recording a new album with Loaded, the side project he first formed after leaving Guns N' Roses in the late '90s. According to Blabbermouth.net, the new, yet-to-be-titled disc will be released in the summer. The band, for which McKagan...
Atreyu will re-issue its latest album, Lead Sails Paper Anchor, in an expanded edition on March 18th, according to Harddrive Radio. The enhanced version of the band's major label debut will include a newly recorded song, DVD content and other bonus features. Frontman Alex...
An auction held last year in the name of slain Pantera and Damageplan guitarist "Dimebag" Darrell Abbott raised enough money to provide start-up funds for a new music education program in Tampa, Florida, according to the Tampa Tribune. The auction, called "Six String...
Marilyn Manson's new brand of absinthe, called Mansinthe, has been panned by a panel of critics at epicurious.com. The drink, which is manufactured in Switzerland, is not legally available in the U.S. yet. The panel rated the beverage in five categories, concluding, "Did...