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Hinder is getting ready to enter the studio and begin recording its sophomore album, according to a press release sent out on Wednesday (January 30th). Although no specifics about an album title or release date were revealed, lead singer Austin Winkler did say about the record...
Sick Puppies have begun announcing dates for the band's 2008 North American tour, with the first two shows taking place on February 15th and 16th in Alaska. According to Tunelab Music, 11 gigs have been confirmed so far, with more to follow. The Australian trio continues to hit...
Legendary Seattle-based label Sub Pop Records is celebrating its 20th anniversary this year, according to the Seattle Times. The independent company, founded by Jonathan Poneman and Bruce Pavitt, was named after a fanzine published by Pavitt and started with $15,000 in savings...
Multi-platinum rock acts SLIPKNOT and DISTURBED will lead the first-ever Rockstar Energy Mayhem festival, a riotous road show packed with some of hard music's most influential artists and a plethora of the genre's most exciting young voices. The tour is set to kick off July 9 at...
Foo Fighters, the Killers and My Chemical Romance are all nominated for Best International Band as part of this year's NME Awards, according to MTV.com. Kings of Leon and the Arcade Fire are also up for that prize, while My Chemical Romance, Fall Out Boy, 30 Seconds to Mars and...
Foo Fighters postponed Monday night's (January 28th) show in Fayetteville, Arkansas and Tuesday night's (January 29th) performance in Oklahoma City, according to Alternative Press. Illness in the band was given as the reason for the postponements, although no further details...
My Chemical Romance will release a three-disc live set, titled The Black Parade is Dead, on April 22nd, according to MTV.com. No other details on the package are available yet, including whether it will be a CD/DVD combination or what exactly will be included on it. The New...
Rob Zombie updated the official MySpace page for his animated movie, The Haunted World of El Superbeasto, on Monday (January 28th), indicating that he had completed his tour with Ozzy Osbourne and was ready to resume work on the film. Zombie wrote, "Well, the tour is over and...
U2's longtime manager is urging Internet service providers to ban illegal music downloads. He said it's not enough just to punish the individuals who are downloading music. According to Hollywood Reporter, Paul McGuinness made his case at the MIDEM music conference this week in...