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Oasis returned to a U.S. stage for the first time in nearly two and a half years when it kicked off its world tour in Seattle on Tuesday night (August 26th). According to NME.com, the veteran British act's 18-song set included four numbers from its upcoming new album, Dig Out...
Pearl Jam guitarist Stone Gossard will play an intimate solo set at a small New York venue called the Living Room on September 14th, according to Gigwise.com. The concert, titled "Walk The Line," will feature Gossard opening for country singer Vince Mira and will celebrate a 13,...
Queens of the Stone Age has issued a thank-you to everyone who participated in and attended a recent tribute concert to former keyboardist Natasha Shneider, who died of cancer on July 1st. The all-star event was held on August 16th in Los Angeles, with all proceeds going to...
Staind's new album, The Illusion of Progress, debuted at Number Three on the Billboard album chart on Wednesday (August 27th), selling 92,000 copies in its first week of release. That snapped the band's streak of three straight Number One debuts, which started with 2001's Break...
Kid Rock isn't a fan of celebrity endorsements and thinks they actually hurt politicians. He told CMT Insider that stars should keep their mouths shut when it comes to politics and other issues. He explained, "I truly believe that people like myself, who are in a position of...
My Chemical Romance singer Gerard Way has posted an update at the band's MySpace page about their current activities, including the writing of the group's next album. After mentioning that he's taking a road trip down south, Way addresses the status of the group's fourth studio...
A new book about the rise and career of Guns N' Roses details some of the wild sex parties that the band allegedly held in its heyday. According to the New York Post, rock journalist Stephen Davis' new tome, Watch You Bleed: The Saga of Guns N' Roses, features lead singer Axl...
Radiohead drew a bevy of stars to the band's sold-out two-night stint at the Hollywood Bowl in Los Angeles on Sunday (August 24th) and Monday (August 25th), according to NME.com. Celebrities spotted in the crowd included Leonardo DiCaprio, Lord of the Rings star Elijah Wood,...
Metallica has posted another new song from its upcoming album, Death Magnetic, at the band's official website. Titled "My Apocalypse," the track closes the CD and is a fast thrash metal anthem in the style of vintage Metallica numbers such as "Battery" and "Damage Inc." The tune...