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Better Than Ezra frontman Kevin Griffin has a new gig: writing for American Idol contestants. Although the 1990s rock band is still together and making music, Griffin is keeping busy writing songs with Idol alums, including David Cook and David Archuleta . He tells LiveDaily.com...
Five Finger Death Punch has reportedly set September 22nd as the release date for the band's second album, War Is The Answer , according to Harddrive Radio . The first single from the record, titled "Hard To See," will make its way to rock radio stations sometime in the next few...
Modest Mouse has unveiled the details of a new tour that will begin on August 17th in Halifax, Nova Scotia and wrap up on September 7th at Seattle's Bumbershoot festival. The trek also includes stops at San Diego's Street Scene festival and the Outside Lands event in San...
Green Day frontman Billie Joe Armstrong says in a new interview with Rolling Stone that the upcoming stage version of the band's 2004 punk rock opera American Idiot is "incredible." The musical, which opens on September 4th at the Berkeley Repertory Theater in Berkeley,...
Metallica announced in an email blast to its mailing list on Tuesday (June 16th) that the band is rescheduling a concert in Ottawa, Canada, originally scheduled for October 29th, to November 3rd. The reason? According to the email, "the date change is due to a scheduling...
This Wednesday (June 17th) marks a year since the Offspring issued their eighth studio album, Rise And Fall, Rage And Grace , but it was only last month that the punk act finally launched a North American tour to support the record. While the disc has moved just 537,000 copies...
Ryan Star is out with a new EP today (Tuesday, June 16th) called Last Train Home. The four-track set features "Brand New Day," the current theme to Fox's hit series, Lie To M e. Also on the EP is the song "Right Now," which is currently part of The History Channel's summer...
Coldplay will "very likely" have a song on the soundtrack of the upcoming movie The Twilight Saga: New Moon , the sequel to last year's blockbuster teen vampire romance, Twilight . According to Hitfix , a fan posted at the band's official forum that the group's song "The...
A documentary on the White Stripes that singer and guitarist Jack White has hinted about in recent interviews will focus on the band's unusual 2007 tour through Canada, according to The Canadian Press . The duo, which also features drummer Meg White , undertook the tour with the...