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The Red Jumpsuit Apparatus has posted a new song called "Pen and Paper" at the band's official MySpace page, with the track also available for purchase at iTunes. The song sounds very different from their other recent single, "You Better Pray," but singer Ronnie Winter told us...
U2 singer Bono began writing for The New York Times on Sunday (January 11th) with the first in a series of occasional columns he will pen for the paper's Op-Ed page. In addition to doing a podcast of the first column, he will also have his pieces posted at nytimes.com/opinion ...
Rage Against The Machine vocalist Zack de la Rocha turns 39 years old on Monday (January 12th). Born Zacarias Manuel de la Rocha in Long Beach, California, Zack lived with his artist father Roberto in his early years, until his father reportedly had a nervous breakdown and...
The Pemberton Festival , which debuted last July in British Columbia, Canada with a lineup featuring Coldplay and Nine Inch Nails , won't be back in 2009, according to Billboard.com . Although the event reportedly drew more than 40,000 people, promoter Live Nation issued a...
Rock singer, screenwriter and director Rob Zombie turns 44 on Monday (January 12th). In addition to making several albums with White Zombie and three solo records, plus scripting and directing three feature films, Zombie has also directed almost all his own videos, run his own...
A.F.I. bassist Hunter Burgan has been named "Vegan Ambassador" for Macbeth Footwear, according to Buzznet.com. The company has also announced the arrival of a second vegan shoe designed by Burgan and called "The Hunter." The shoe is expected to be available next month. As for...
A full-blown Jane's Addiction reunion tour -- the third in just over a decade -- is reportedly in the works for later this year, according to Harddrive Radio. There's no word yet on who will be in the band lineup or when exactly the trek will start, but the news follows on the...
Scott Weiland's business partner and touring guitarist Doug Grean has posted a new update online in which he asks fans coming to see Weiland on his current solo tour to stop calling out for Stone Temple Pilots songs during the show. According to Blabbermouth.net, Grean wrote, "...
Guitarist Ron Asheton of the legendary Detroit garage-rock band the Stooges was found dead in his Ann Arbor, Michigan, home on Tuesday morning (January 6th), according to Reuters. Police reported that the 60-year-old Asheton was found in his bedroom after a personal assistant...