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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...
Thursday (August 20th) marks what would have been the 43rd birthday of Pantera and Damageplan guitarist "Dimebag" Darrell Abbott. Abbott, one of the most beloved and respected musicians in hard rock, was shot to death onstage during a Damageplan concert at the Alrosa Villa club...
New York-based band The Bravery will begin a headlining North American tour on September 18th in Las Vegas, with the trek coming to a close on November 11th in Vancouver, Canada. That's one day after the November 10th release of the band's yet-to-be-titled third album. A first...
Puddle Of Mudd has been out playing some shows this summer as a warm-up for the release of the band's fourth studio album later this year. Guitarist Paul Phillips, who rejoined the lineup this past spring after a four-year hiatus, told us that the record is finished and he's...
Foo Fighters bassist Nate Mendel will hit the road this September for a reunion tour with his old band, Sunny Day Real Estate, but Mendel says he's also looking ahead to the next Foo Fighters record. The bass player told us that after taking most of the past year off, Foo...
Cage The Elephant singer Matt Shultz told RollingStone.com on Wednesday (August 19th) that it was two incidents that inspired the Kentucky-based band's single, "Ain't No Rest For The Wicked," which is currently sitting at Number Five on the Alternative rock chart. Shultz...
Sick Puppies were about a third of the way through the recording of their second album, Tri-Polar , when they got a call from the WWE asking for a track to serve as the theme song for this past spring's "Extreme Rules" pay-per-view wrestling event. The song the band submitted, "...
Velvet Revolver guitarist Slash , real name Saul Hudson , and his wife Perla were partially successful in court on Monday (August 17th) in their attempt to recover more than half a million dollars that they claim they lost in a real estate sale involving a Hollywood Hills house...