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Thousands were evacuated from a Queens of the Stone Age concert in Hobart, Australia on Friday night (April 4th) after a light on stage overheated and filled the venue with smoke, according to Blabbermouth.net. The hall was cleared just before the band was scheduled to begin its...
Nine Inch Nails has announced that guitarist Robin Finck will rejoin the group for its upcoming world tour, which begins this summer in North America. Finck toured with Nine Inch Nails between 1994 and 1997 in support of The Downward Spiral and again between 2000 and 2001 behind...
Rob Zombie has issued a brief update on the progress of his next studio album. Zombie wrote online, "Work on the new album is moving along great. We have about 10 songs so far and are still writing away like maniacs. No release date as of yet." Zombie's next studio effort will...
Saturday (April 5th) marks both the 14th anniversary of the death of Nirvana frontman Kurt Cobain and the sixth anniversary of the passing of Alice In Chains vocalist Layne Staley. Cobain killed himself with a shotgun at his Seattle home at the age of 27, leaving behind a small...
Stone Temple Pilots will play an ambitious schedule of 65 shows in 2008 as the band returns from a seven-year live hiatus, according to a press release issued on Thursday (April 3rd). As previously announced, the trek will kick off on May 17th with a headlining appearance at the...
Velvet Revolver guitarist Slash spoke with RollingStone.com about the band's decision to part with singer Scott Weiland following the final show of their European tour on Tuesday (April 1st) in Amsterdam, Holland. Slash explained, "Everybody's just very relieved. This is...
Buckcherry is hard at work on material for its fourth album, the follow-up to its platinum 2006 comeback effort, 15. That CD marked a big turnaround from the disappointing sales of the previous Buckcherry release, 2001's Time Bomb. The group plans to enter the studio in May to...
Pearl Jam singer Eddie Vedder kicked off his first solo tour on Wednesday (April 2nd) in Vancouver, Canada. According to RollingStone.com, Vedder performed on a stool in the middle of a stage made to look like a cross between a living room and a practice space, with crew members...
Korn plans to issue a concert DVD titled Live in Montreaux 2004 on May 13th, according to Tunelab Music. The disc will contain footage of the band performing 17 songs, including hits like "Got The Life," "Falling Away From Me," "Freak on a Leash" and "Here to Stay." Information...