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Metallica, Pearl Jam, Jack Johnson and Kanye West have been announced as the headliners for the 2008 Bonnaroo Music & Arts Festival, scheduled for June 12th through 15th in Manchester, Tennessee. The lineup was posted at the official Bonnaroo site at midnight ET on Wednesday...
Pearl Jam members Stone Gossard, Jeff Ament, Mike McCready and Matt Cameron have posted a song called "Rock Around Barack" at their official web site, pearljam.com. The track supporting Democratic presidential candidate Barack Obama is a reworking of the 50s classic "Rock Around...
A former radio host in the Canadian province of Quebec has sued the White Stripes for allegedly using a sample from her radio show without her permission, according to Pitchfork Media. Dominique Payette is suing the Stripes for $70,000, claiming that the song "Jumble, Jumble,"...
Kid Rock has expanded his Twisted Brown Trucker Band for his current Rock and Roll Revival Tour, adding more horns, percussion and backup singers to bring the number of musicians onstage to 11. Rock told us why he felt it was necessary to take more people out on the road: "I...
Nickelback has raised $600,000 from the audio and digital sales of its single "If Everyone Cared," according to Tunelab Music. The proceeds were presented over the weekend to Amnesty International and International Children's Awareness Canada (ICAC). The Canadian quartet, along...
Atreyu has become the first musical act to license its logo and name for a piece of sports equipment, according to FMQB.com. The group's brand appears on Easton's new Ellipse Stealth S17 Limited Edition Atreyu hockey stick. To promote the band's current single, "Falling Down,"...
Coldplay has posted a new letter on the band's official web site in which an unnamed member of the group writes that their fourth studio album should be completed in "another four or five weeks," adding that they need to mix 10 songs and re-record one from scratch. The note says...
Muse's two performances at London's Wembley Stadium last summer are coming to CD and DVD. Titled H.A.A.R.P., the combo package will be released on March 17th in the U.K., with an April arrival tentatively in the works for North America. The CD will contain the first of the shows...
The Bravery has announced that it has finished work on The Sun and the Moon Complete, a new two-disc expanded version of its 2007 sophomore CD. The package features the original record on one disc, called The Sun, while a second disc, titled The Moon, contains the same songs in...