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Saturday (April 5th) marks both the 14th anniversary of the death of Nirvana frontman Kurt Cobain and the sixth anniversary of the passing of Alice In Chains vocalist Layne Staley. Cobain killed himself with a shotgun at his Seattle home at the age of 27, leaving behind a small...
Stone Temple Pilots will play an ambitious schedule of 65 shows in 2008 as the band returns from a seven-year live hiatus, according to a press release issued on Thursday (April 3rd). As previously announced, the trek will kick off on May 17th with a headlining appearance at the...
Velvet Revolver guitarist Slash spoke with RollingStone.com about the band's decision to part with singer Scott Weiland following the final show of their European tour on Tuesday (April 1st) in Amsterdam, Holland. Slash explained, "Everybody's just very relieved. This is...
The Raconteurs have confirmed the full schedule for their upcoming North American tour, which now begins on April 14th and 15th with two warm-up shows in frontman Jack White's adopted hometown of Nashville, Tennessee. The trek will take the band through mid-June and feature...
Gwen Stefani will make a guest appearance on the upcoming debut solo album from her husband, Gavin Rossdale. The former Bush frontman told Buzznet that Stefani guests on a song called "Some Days," adding that "the Mrs. sings some real nice stuff." The new set, called Wanderlust...
Metallica drummer Lars Ulrich told England's Kerrang! magazine that the band will play songs from its upcoming new album this summer on at least one of its festival dates. Speaking about the band's just-announced headlining appearance at the U.K.'s Reading and Leeds Festivals in...
Muse's new live CD and DVD, H.A.A.R.P., arrived in stores on Tuesday (April 1st), documenting two massive headlining shows that the British trio did at London's Wembley Stadium last summer. The gigs capped a year's worth of road work that also saw Muse become an arena headliner...
ROCKSTAR MAYHEM DATES FINALIZED AS SLIPKNOT UNVEILS NEW 'LOOK' The dates and cities for this summer's inaugural Rockstar Energy Mayhem festival tour, starring Disturbed and Slipknot, have been finalized. As previously reported, the trek begins on July 9th in Seattle, finishing...
Shinedown has begun announcing some spring tour dates in advance of the June 24th arrival of the band's third album, Sound of Madness. The trek will begin on May 9th in Jacksonville, Florida, with only seven shows, mostly radio festivals, confirmed so far. Shinedown has been off...