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R.E.M. rolled out a generous amount of new material and stuck a strong political tone during its appearance at the South By Southwest Music and Media Conference in the early hours of Thursday (March 13th) in Austin, Texas. The group played 10 songs from its forthcoming album,...
Muse singer and guitarist Matthew Bellamy has told NME.com that the trio is likely to forgo the traditional album format for their next collection of music. Bellamy said in an interview with the magazine, "I don't think we're going to approach the next album like we're making an...
Valerie Bertinelli says ex-husband Eddie Van Halen is not back in rehab, People reports. Speaking at a Hallmark Channel luncheon in New York Wednesday (March 12th), Bertinelli said, "The reports about him being in rehab are wrong. Eddie is sober. He's being proactive about his...
Disturbed frontman David Draiman turns 35 on Thursday (March 13th) and is already having a busy week to commemorate it. The band performed for U.S. troops in Kuwait this past Monday (March 10th) and Draiman told us a few days ago that from there, he's starting his birthday...
Muse singer and guitarist Matthew Bellamy told NME.com that he'd like to take the band's next album in a more progressive rock direction, while also retaining the "dancier feel" introduced on 2006's Black Holes and Revelations. Bellamy explained, "I think on the next album I'd...
Ozzfest 2008 is reportedly headed to the U.K. for a one-off show at London's O2 Arena on July 19th, according to Kerrang.com. Ozzy Osbourne is expected to headline the event without Black Sabbath, while other rumored participants include Killswitch Engage, Alice In Chains, Serj...
Rage Against The Machine is the latest act rumored to be performing at Lollapalooza, scheduled for August 1st, 2nd and 3rd at Grant Park in Chicago. According to the Chicago Sun-Times, the reunited rap-rock foursome join Radiohead, Nine Inch Nails and Wilco as contenders to...
System Of A Down singer Serj Tankian has been added to the lineup of this year's Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival, scheduled for April 25th, 26th and 27th at the Empire Polo Field in Indio, California. With Scars on Broadway, the new band featuring System guitarist...
Sevendust has begun unveiling dates for its upcoming U.S. tour with Saliva, according to HarddriveRadio.com. The first confirmed date is April 9th in Port St. Lucie, Florida, with shows confirmed through the 25th of the month and more to be announced. Sevendust drummer Morgan...