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Nineties rock act James will return with its first new album in seven years. According to Billboard.com, the British group -- probably best known for the song "Laid" -- will release Hay Ma on September 16th, followed by a round of tour dates. The set has already been released...
Muse has begun work on its fifth studio album, according to reports from British web sites Gigwise and NME.com. The U.K.-based trio is working on material for the new record at their studio in Italy, with drummer Dominic Howard telling BBC 6 Radio, "About a week ago we just...
Red Hot Chili Peppers drummer Chad Smith has joined the new "supergroup" started by former Van Halen frontman Sammy Hagar, according to AntiMusic.com. The band, tentatively called Chickenfoot, also features ex-Van Halen bassist Michael Anthony and guitar virtuoso Joe Satriani...
Saving Abel has come rocketing out of nowhere with the song "Addicted," which has vaulted to the Top Five on the rock radio charts and currently sits at Number Two. The track has come a long way since frontman Jared Weeks' days working at a hospital in his home state of...
Velvet Revolver is getting closer to revealing its new vocalist. Drummer Matt Sorum recently told Artisan News Service, "We're coming out with something in a couple of weeks and I think it's going to surprise everybody. It's exciting. We're moving forward. We're going to keep...
Bullet For My Valentine has lined up a headlining tour that's set to kick off July 14th in Milwaukee and wrap on August 16th in Detroit. A second leg, which will run throughout September, will be announced soon. Joining Bullet For My Valentine on the road for select dates will...
Death Cab For Cutie frontman Ben Gibbard will team with Canadian singer Feist to record a song for a forthcoming entry in the Red Hot series of albums which benefit AIDS research, according to Billboard.com. The song that the pair will perform has not yet been announced. Gibbard...
My Chemical Romance has posted a message at the band's official web site speaking out strongly against suicide, most likely as a response to allegations that the group's music contributed to the recent suicide of a fan in England. The post read, "My Chemical Romance are and...
Radiohead bassist Colin Greenwood revealed to U.K. magazine The Word that he went partially deaf during the making of the band's latest album, In Rainbows. Greenwood blamed himself for using the wrong type of headphones in the studio, saying that his hearing "came back, mostly...