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Former Bush frontman Gavin Rossdale will release his first solo album in April, according to the Mirror.co.uk. The exact release date is not yet known, and it seems that Rossdale will begin promoting the CD in the U.K. for now. It is not clear when or if the record will be...
Korn guitarist James "Munky" Shaffer has left the band's European tour, according to a statement posted by the band at its official web site. The statement cited "personal and family reasons" for Shaffer's exit. Singer Jonathan Davis said, "We fully support Munky's need to be...
System Of A Down guitarist Daron Malakian has told Revolver magazine that his new band with System drummer John Dolmayan, called Scars on Broadway, is both similar to and different from their work with System. Malakian explained, "The way System sounds is my signature, and I don...
Atreyu and Avenged Sevenfold will hit the road together for the first time in several years when the two bands appear on the upcoming 2008 edition of the Taste of Chaos tour. Although both outfits rock hard and come from Southern California's Orange County region, Atreyu...
Fall Out Boy bassist Pete Wentz will host a fundraiser on January 22nd in Chicago for Democratic presidential contender Barack Obama, according to Absolute Punk. Wentz, a Chicago resident like Obama, said in a statement, "I've been an Obama supporter from day one. After watching...
Foo Fighters kick off their U.S. tour on Wednesday (January 16th) in Sunrise, Florida, the band's first full-length trek in support of its Grammy-nominated album Echoes, Silence, Patience & Grace. The group is ramping up its live show with a lot of production value,...
Hawthorne Heights was sued again on Monday (January 14th) by its former record company, Victory Records. According to MTV.com, the new $35 million lawsuit alleges that major label Virgin/EMI "improperly induced" the band to disregard its contract with the independent Victory...
R.E.M. frontman Michael Stipe was dismissed as a potential juror at the start of the trial for a man accused of trying to sexually assault a girl at a middle school. According to the Associated Press, Stipe said he couldn't serve as a fair juror because he had been the target of...
There's a chance that the 50th annual Grammy Awards -- set for February 10th -- might not happen, due to the Writers Guild of America strike. The ceremony is slated to air on CBS live from the Staples Center in Los Angeles. But according to Billboard.com, the WGA probably won't...