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Celine Dion's cover of AC/DC's 1980 classic "You Shook Me All Night Long" has been deemed the worst cover song of all time, according to the U.K. magazine Total Guitar. The 40-year-old pop diva has never released a studio version of the tune, but performed it as a duet with...
Indie rockers the Shins plan to self-release their fourth studio album, according to Billboard.com. The disc will come out through frontman James Mercer's own label, Aural Apothecary. The group's first three records came out through famed independent label Sub Pop, but their...
Legendary Canadian power trio Rush are among the 25 artists who will receive stars on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in 2009. According to the Associated Press, the Hollywood Chamber of Commerce's Walk of Fame Committee revealed the list Thursday (June 19th). Rush was inducted into...
As predicted last week, Coldplay looks like a lock to debut at Number One on the Billboard album chart this week, displacing last week's chart-topper, Lil Wayne, with first-week sales of more than 700,000 copies for their new album, Viva La Vida or Death and All His Friends...
Motley Crue wants out of its deal with MTV Films, a division of Paramount Pictures, to make a movie out of the band's best-selling 2001 memoir, The Dirt. According to Reuters, a deal was first announced for the film version in 2006 but has since gone nowhere, with bassist Nikki...
Oasis has signed a new long-term record deal with Sony BMG Music, according to NME.com. The British rockers inked a joint agreement between the corporate parent label and their own imprint, Big Brother Recordings, that includes the band's next three studio albums as well as the...
Queens of the Stone Age frontman Josh Homme responded through an online post on Friday (June 20th) to charges of homophobia after video surfaced of him using an anti-gay slur against a fan who had hurled a shoe at him onstage. The object was flung at Homme just after he had...
PETA (People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals) and its youth division, PETA2, have both named their male and female picks for Sexiest Vegetarians of 2008. The PETA choices are Red Hot Chili Peppers frontman Anthony Kiedis and new pop sensation Leona Lewis, while PETA2 voters...
Finnish rock cello quartet Apocalyptica has scheduled a new round of North American tour dates, beginning on August 5th in Colorado Springs and concluding on October 4th in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. The group will head back to Europe for a few weeks after its August 9th...