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A painting owned by U2 fetched the British equivalent of $10.1 million at an auction held in London on Tuesday (July 1st), according to the BBC. The painting by late New York artist Jean-Michel Basquiat, called "Untitled (Pecho/Oreja)," was purchased by the band in 1989 and hung...
Pearl Jam singer Eddie Vedder will head out on another leg of solo tour dates in August on the East Coast, according to Billboard.com. The vocalist launched his first-ever solo tour last April, which only visited stops on the West Coast. The new run will kick off with a two-...
Seether begins a new stretch of North American dates on Thursday (July 3rd) in Muskegon, Michigan, launching a headlining run that will last all the way through late August. Seether doesn't get much time off from the road and frontman Shaun Morgan told us that when they do, it's...
Velvet Revolver guitarist Slash, Alice In Chains axeman Jerry Cantrell and current Led Zeppelin drummer Jason Bonham will jam together this Saturday (July 5th) in Las Vegas as part of a charity event at the Red Rocks Resort, according to Blabbermouth.net. The show will kick off...
Sevendust is on its way overseas to spend two weeks playing for U.S. troops stationed in Germany, Kuwait and Afghanistan, according to Blabbermouth.net. Guitarist Clint Lowery wrote in a message posted online, "To be able to go over there and experience this, play for the troops...
Slipknot nearly had to cancel a video shoot for its new single "Psychosocial" on Monday (June 30th) when band DJ Sid Wilson was hospitalized with a head injury before the shoot. According to the U.K.'s Kerrang magazine, percussionist Shawn "Clown" Crahan explained, "Sid's...
The Plain White T's have set September 23rd as the release date for their second major label album, titled Big Bad World. The group is currently in Chicago finishing up work on the record with producer Johnny K. A first single from the set has yet to be announced. The new disc...
Rage Against The Machine frontman Zack de la Rocha will make his first recorded appearance in some time on a self-titled EP from his new duo, One Day as a Lion. The five-track disc, which features de la Rocha on vocals and keyboards and ex-Mars Volta member Jon Theodore on drums...
An unconfirmed report from Fox News entertainment reporter Roger Friedman claims that Nickelback could be signing a new deal with Live Nation. The "360"-style deal would encompass albums, touring, merchandising and other streams of revenue that would be shared between the band...