Music News

Chevelle is taking a break from their Chicago studio, where the band is recording its fifth album, to hit the road for a brief late spring tour. The dates kick off on Friday (May 30th) in Reno, Nevada, with shows booked through June 8th, when the trek stops in the St. Louis area...
Coldplay will debut songs from its upcoming new album, Viva la Vida or Death and All His Friends, on the June 4th edition of ABC-TV's Jimmy Kimmel Live. According to AntiMusic.com, the British act will perform two songs from the CD, the title track and current single "Violet...
Nineties rock act James will return with its first new album in seven years. According to Billboard.com, the British group -- probably best known for the song "Laid" -- will release Hay Ma on September 16th, followed by a round of tour dates. The set has already been released...
Muse has begun work on its fifth studio album, according to reports from British web sites Gigwise and NME.com. The U.K.-based trio is working on material for the new record at their studio in Italy, with drummer Dominic Howard telling BBC 6 Radio, "About a week ago we just...
Bullet For My Valentine has lined up a headlining tour that's set to kick off July 14th in Milwaukee and wrap on August 16th in Detroit. A second leg, which will run throughout September, will be announced soon. Joining Bullet For My Valentine on the road for select dates will...
Death Cab For Cutie frontman Ben Gibbard will team with Canadian singer Feist to record a song for a forthcoming entry in the Red Hot series of albums which benefit AIDS research, according to Billboard.com. The song that the pair will perform has not yet been announced. Gibbard...
My Chemical Romance has posted a message at the band's official web site speaking out strongly against suicide, most likely as a response to allegations that the group's music contributed to the recent suicide of a fan in England. The post read, "My Chemical Romance are and...
Radiohead bassist Colin Greenwood revealed to U.K. magazine The Word that he went partially deaf during the making of the band's latest album, In Rainbows. Greenwood blamed himself for using the wrong type of headphones in the studio, saying that his hearing "came back, mostly...
Red Hot Chili Peppers drummer Chad Smith has joined the new "supergroup" started by former Van Halen frontman Sammy Hagar, according to AntiMusic.com. The band, tentatively called Chickenfoot, also features ex-Van Halen bassist Michael Anthony and guitar virtuoso Joe Satriani...