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Russian-born keyboard player and vocalist Natasha Shneider, known for her work with Queens of the Stone Age, Chris Cornell and her own band, Eleven, died of cancer last Wednesday (July 2nd), according to Billboard.com. Shneider, who was born in Moscow, was 52 years old. Shneider...
Hinder will release its second album, titled Take It To The Limit, on November 4th and lead singer Austin Winkler is probably just as excited about it as the band's more than two million fans. Winkler told us that he thinks the new CD is better all around than the Oklahoma-based...
White Stripes and Raconteurs singer and guitarist Jack White has written a poem expressing his strong feelings about his hometown of Detroit, according to the Associated Press. The piece, which was published in the Sunday (July 6th) edition of the Detroit Free Press, was...
Joy Division frontman Ian Curtis' gravestone has been stolen from the Macclesfield Cemetery in Cheshire, England, where he was buried. According to detectives, the tombstone is inscribed "Ian Curtis 18-5-80... Love Will Tear Us Apart." It has been missing since sometime between...
Serj Tankian has released a new digital EP through the Rhapsody music service. Titled Lie Lie Live, the set contains live versions of current single "Lie Lie Lie" and "The Unthinking Majority," as well as two remixes of "Empty Walls" and a single remix of "Sky Is Over." The...
Staind has added a stretch of headlining dates to its summer schedule in between legs of its tour with 3 Doors Down. According to Tunelab Music, the new shows begin on August 5th in Casper, Wyoming and finish up on the 17th in Nashville. Staind plays in Bonner Springs, Kansas on...
A report published on Thursday (July 3rd) by the Wall Street Journal has revealed that Van Halen could be the subject of a new installment in the best-selling Guitar Hero video game series. According to the article, "people familiar with the matter" say that game manufacturer...
Coldplay's new album, Viva La Vida or Death and All His Friends, topped the Billboard album chart for the second straight week on Wednesday (July 2nd), selling another 249,000 copies since its release two weeks ago. That pushed the record to just under one million copies sold...
Filter has sent a new single called "What's Next" to rock radio, the second track issued from the group's new album, Anthems for the Damned. Like the record's first single, "Soldiers of Misfortune," this one has a political edge. Frontman Richard Patrick said in a press release...