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Cage The Elephant singer Matt Shultz told RollingStone.com on Wednesday (August 19th) that it was two incidents that inspired the Kentucky-based band's single, "Ain't No Rest For The Wicked," which is currently sitting at Number Five on the Alternative rock chart. Shultz...
Thursday (August 20th) marks what would have been the 43rd birthday of Pantera and Damageplan guitarist "Dimebag" Darrell Abbott. Abbott, one of the most beloved and respected musicians in hard rock, was shot to death onstage during a Damageplan concert at the Alrosa Villa club...
Sick Puppies were about a third of the way through the recording of their second album, Tri-Polar , when they got a call from the WWE asking for a track to serve as the theme song for this past spring's "Extreme Rules" pay-per-view wrestling event. The song the band submitted, "...
Velvet Revolver guitarist Slash , real name Saul Hudson , and his wife Perla were partially successful in court on Monday (August 17th) in their attempt to recover more than half a million dollars that they claim they lost in a real estate sale involving a Hollywood Hills house...
Creed 's new single began streaming online on Wednesday (August 19th) and is also hitting radio stations at the same time. The song, called "Overcome," is the first sample of music from the group's reunion album, Full Circle . Singer Scott Stapp told us that many of the tunes on...
Smashing Pumpkins founder and frontman Billy Corgan has officially confirmed 19-year-old Mike Byrne as the band's new drummer, according to a press release. Online reports speculated that the Portland, Oregon native won the job after Corgan held a number of open auditions, but...
Linkin Park , Green Day and Metallica are among the acts nominated in the "Best Band/Artist" category at the first-ever Inked True Colors Awards, according to Blabbermouth.net . The event will be held on Saturday, October 3rd at the Hard Rock Hotel in Las Vegas, Nevada. The...
Dave Matthews Band is giving away a free downloadable album for fans who pledge to recycle and conserve energy. The set, called So Much To Save 2009 , features live tracks from the band, along with supporting acts on tour, including Avett Brothers , Gomez , Hill Country Revue ,...
Daughtry has announced the dates and cities for a 36-stop arena tour that's set to kick off October 19th in Topeka, Kansas and wind down December 20th in Evansville, Indiana. As previously reported, Theory Of A Deadman will be the main support act, with Cavo opening the bill...