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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 new seven-inch single from Pinhead Gunpowder, a side project of Green Day frontman Billie Joe Armstrong, has had its release delayed to a yet-to-be-determined date. According to Buzznet, the three-track EP was originally slated to come out on July 22nd. A post at the Vinyl...
The Killers debuted two new songs at a fan club-only private show in New York City on Tuesday night (July 29th). According to Stereogum, which also posted video footage of the songs, the tracks were titled "Neon Tiger" and "Spaceman." Both are expected to appear on the Las Vegas...
Lollapalooza kicks off its fourth year as a destination festival in Chicago's Grant Park on Friday (August 1st). This time, the three-day lineup features Radiohead headlining on Friday, which also includes performances from the Raconteurs, the Black Keys, Cat Power, Duffy, Louis...
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,...
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...