Music News

Radiohead has been named as one possible headliner for a new East Coast summer concert event being organized by the creators of California's Coachella Festival, according to RollingStone.com. The news broke earlier this week that the Coachella organization was planning to stage...
Chevelle has announced the first dates for its upcoming tour with Canadian act Finger Eleven. The trek will kick off on February 19th in Flint, Michigan, with shows booked so far through mid-March. Chevelle has toured with Finger Eleven before but drummer Sam Loeffler told us...
Atreyu and Avenged Sevenfold will hit the road together for the first time in several years when the two bands appear on the upcoming 2008 edition of the Taste of Chaos tour. Although both outfits rock hard and come from Southern California's Orange County region, Atreyu...
Fall Out Boy bassist Pete Wentz will host a fundraiser on January 22nd in Chicago for Democratic presidential contender Barack Obama, according to Absolute Punk. Wentz, a Chicago resident like Obama, said in a statement, "I've been an Obama supporter from day one. After watching...
Foo Fighters kick off their U.S. tour on Wednesday (January 16th) in Sunrise, Florida, the band's first full-length trek in support of its Grammy-nominated album Echoes, Silence, Patience & Grace. The group is ramping up its live show with a lot of production value,...
Hawthorne Heights was sued again on Monday (January 14th) by its former record company, Victory Records. According to MTV.com, the new $35 million lawsuit alleges that major label Virgin/EMI "improperly induced" the band to disregard its contract with the independent Victory...
R.E.M. frontman Michael Stipe was dismissed as a potential juror at the start of the trial for a man accused of trying to sexually assault a girl at a middle school. According to the Associated Press, Stipe said he couldn't serve as a fair juror because he had been the target of...
There's a chance that the 50th annual Grammy Awards -- set for February 10th -- might not happen, due to the Writers Guild of America strike. The ceremony is slated to air on CBS live from the Staples Center in Los Angeles. But according to Billboard.com, the WGA probably won't...
Velvet Revolver frontman Scott Weiland will perform at an all-star gala event benefiting the AROD Family Foundation, according to the Miami Herald. The event will take place on Saturday (January 19th) at the Ritz Carlton hotel in South Beach, Florida. Hosts will include Yankees...