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Rise Against has unveiled the dates, venues and cities for its fall North American tour, which will begin on October 2nd in Cleveland with support from the Alkaline Trio, Thrice and the Gaslight Anthem. Shows are booked through late November with more expected to be announced...
Evans Blue has parted with lead singer Kevin Matisyn over "musical differences," according to Tunelab Music. A statement issued by the Canadian group called Matisyn's work with them "incomparable," adding that they wish him success with his solo career. The band also said that...
Rock Band gamers will soon be able to download new songs from Staind and Scars on Broadway. According to Blabbermouth.net, starting tomorrow (Tuesday, July 29th) the Scars on Broadway song "They Say," will be part of the Rock Band collection. The song, which appears on the group...
Buckcherry is tearing up the rock radio charts with "Too Drunk to F***," the first single from the band's upcoming fourth album, Black Butterfly. Lead singer Josh Todd told us that he wrote the song because he wanted to have a tune on the album that was a reminder of the days...
Staind is gearing up to release its upcoming sixth album, The Illusion of Progress, on August 19th, and according to the band members, the material may not be exactly what some fans might expect. Guitarist Mike Mushok told Billboard.com that it's "a very different record for us...
AC/DC will head to London next month to shoot a video for the first single off their upcoming album, Black Ice. According to Blabbermouth.net, the lead track will either be called "Runaway Train" or "Rock & Roll Train" and will officially arrive in late August. Black Ice is...
Primus frontman Les Claypool is tapping into the video game culture. He's written four theme songs for the upcoming Nintendo Wii Mushroom Men video games, due this fall. According to Billboard.com, Claypool got involved because the game's lead developer Ryan Mattson is a huge...
A new Russian law could make being a fan of "emo" music or the lifestyle associated with it a crime, according to NME.com. The Russian government is reportedly working on legislation that would heavily regulate web sites associated with the music and ban both emo and Goth...
Metallica has unveiled the track listing for its upcoming ninth studio album, Death Magnetic. The song titles have been a source of speculation among fans for months, with even journalists only given temporary or working titles while hearing selected tracks. Among the 10 tunes...