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Metallica frontman James Hetfield turns 45 on Sunday (August 3rd). One of the most influential figures in hard rock and heavy metal of the past 25 years, Hetfield was born in Los Angeles, California to parents who were devout Christian Scientists. A strict religious upbringing,...
My Chemical Romance vocalist Gerard Way has confirmed to MTV News that his band has recorded a Bob Dylan cover which will run over the end credits of the upcoming film Watchmen. Way also revealed that the band has chosen to record "Desolation Row," the 11-minute closing number...
Tantric has issued a new digital EP titled Broken Down through iTunes and other online outlets, according to FMQB.com. The set features acoustic and live recordings of three songs from the group's latest album, The End Begins, along with a recently recorded cover of the Beatles...
Slipknot's current stint on the inaugural Rockstar Energy Mayhem tour, the band's first road trip in nearly three years, got off to a typically chaotic start for the Iowa-based group. Within the first week, two of the band's tour buses hit two cows in the middle of a highway, a...
Smashing Pumpkins frontman Billy Corgan has sued a Chicago-area filmmaker, claiming that he is unhappy with the man's work and that the filmmaker has refused to turn over footage that he shot unless he's paid more money. According to the Chicago Tribune, Corgan is suing Lester...
A suit brought against Kid Rock by three men charging the singer with battery has been amended and was filed again on Tuesday (July 29th) in Los Angeles Superior Court, according to E! Online. The suit, by three men who claim that Rock and members of rap group the Boo-Ya Tribe...
Nine Inch Nails debuted at Number 13 on the Billboard album chart on Wednesday (July 30th), selling 29,000 copies of the physical edition of the band's latest album, The Slip, in its first week on shelves. The disc was previously issued earlier in the spring as a free download...
The Smashing Pumpkins will issue a new single called "G.L.O.W." in early September, according to the Los Angeles Times. The song will be the first released by the band since it parted ways with Reprise Records earlier this year. Frontman Billy Corgan explained, "We feel we have...
Panic at the Disco and Dashboard Confessional will co-headline the first Rock Band Live tour this fall, beginning on October 5th in San Diego and ending on November 14th in Houston. The Plain White T's and the Cab will appear on the bill as well. The show will also allow fans...