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Following comments made last month by Red Hot Chili Peppers drummer Chad Smith that the band would be getting back to work this fall after a two-year hiatus, singer Anthony Kiedis and bassist Flea both confirmed to Rolling Stone that the band is waking up from its extended nap...
Weezer frontman Rivers Cuomo spoke with Billboard.com on Friday (August 21st) about the band's seventh studio album, Raditude , which is due out October 27th. While Cuomo confirmed that two songs the band recently performed live, called "The Girl Got Hot" and "I'm Your Daddy,"...
Slipknot was forced to cancel its headlining appearance on Saturday night (August 22nd) at the Pain In The Grass festival in Seattle, Washington, after drummer Joey Jordison was taken to the hospital for undisclosed health reasons. According to Blabbermouth.net , the band issued...
30 Seconds To Mars has extended its "Summit" initiative on Twitter to fans in Iran, according to Spinner.com . The band has been asking fans all over the world to contribute vocals to its upcoming album, This Is War , by recording them into their home computers and emailing them...
This Saturday marks what would have been the 42nd birthday of late Alice In Chains vocalist Layne Staley , whose long and tragic descent into heroin addiction ultimately sidelined his career and that of his band until his death in April 2002. The singer had all but disappeared...
Mudvayne frontman Chad Gray has revealed to Noisecreep.com that work on the band's fifth studio album is "completely done," although many other details about the project have yet to be finalized. Gray said, "There's still no title for it yet, and we have no idea when we are...
The audio and video quality may be pretty crappy, but footage of two full songs from Them Crooked Vultures has been posted on YouTube. The footage was shot at the band's gig on Wednesday night (August 19th) in Amsterdam, Holland, the supergroup's second live performance ever...
Chevelle will hit the road on its own North American headlining tour this fall, fresh off this summer's Stimulate This trek with Staind and Shinedown . Support on the entire trip will come from Halestorm . The jaunt begins on September 11th in Nashville, Tennessee and has dates...
Cavo hit Number One on the Billboard Active Rock chart this week with the band's first single, "Champagne," which has been steadily climbing that and various other rock charts for the past several months. The tune is now being heard on a total of more than 150 stations around...