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Two independent record labels have sued Guns N' Roses for one million dollars, claiming that the band used portions of two songs by a German musician named Ulrich Schnauss in a track called "Riad N' the Bedouins" on the 2008 Guns album Chinese Democracy . Reuters reports that...
Politically-minded punk act Rise Against have gotten embroiled in a public fight with West Palm Beach, Florida rock radio station Buzz 103 over the band's decision to pull out of headlining the station's annual "Buzz Bake Sale" festival. According to Alternative Press , Rise...
An 85-year-old Metallica fan got to meet the band on Saturday night (October 3rd) before their show in Tampa, Florida, according to TampaBay.com . After a story in last Thursday's (October 1st) St. Petersburg Times about the woman, named Margaret Priebe , spread throughout the...
Breaking Benjamin has finalized the first leg of tour dates in support of the band's new album, Dear Agony , which arrived in stores last Tuesday (September 29th). The trek will begin on November 29th in San Antonio, Texas, with gigs booked through December 17th in Milwaukee...
Coldplay has been announced as special guests on the 20th anniversary episode of The Simpsons . According to Pitchfork.com , the episode will air on January 14th, 2010. An earlier report by RollingStone.com suggested that in the episode, Homer Simpson hires the band to play...
Gwen Stefani celebrated her 40th birthday over the weekend (Saturday, October 3rd) at a bash held at an Italian restaurant in West Hollywood. According to People.com, she was joined by her husband Gavin Rossdale , their two children - Kingston and Zuma , along with a small group...
Metallica drummer Lars Ulrich disputed reports last month that the band was assembling a tour that would feature the "Big Four" of the 1980s underground thrash metal scene -- itself, Slayer , Megadeth and Anthrax . Frontman James Hetfield gave us a little more insight into how...
Muse has asked controversial right-wing radio and TV personality Glenn Beck to retract his endorsement of their new album, The Resistance . According to MediaMatters.org , Beck praised the album and band on his radio program, saying, "These guys are brilliant -- they know the...
Paramore has postponed all its live dates through October 9th as singer Hayley Williams recovers from what is said to be a bout of laryngitis. According to Alternative Press , the band will now resume the trek on October 10th in Chicago. Scrapped dates in Los Angeles, San...