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Queens of the Stone Age frontman Josh Homme will produce some songs for British act Arctic Monkeys, according to Gigwise.com. Homme did not say what the tracks would be used for, but he did confirm that the quartet would travel to his studio near Palm Springs, California next...
Slipknot releases its fourth major label album, All Hope Is Gone, on Tuesday (August 26th). The CD is the band's first new studio offering in more than four years, following 2004's Vol. 3: (The Subliminal Verses). Lead vocalist Corey Taylor has injected a lot of religious,...
Avenged Sevenfold was forced to cancel its Sunday (August 24th) appearance at England's Reading Festival and scrap the rest of its U.K. dates because of singer M. Shadows's strained throat. An announcement posted by the band online stated, "(Shadows)' doctors in the United...
Buckcherry has just four shows left on Crue Fest, which wraps up its inaugural run next Sunday (August 31st) in Burgettstown, Pennsylvania, but the band is already looking ahead to its fall co-headlining jaunt with Avenged Sevenfold. Guitarist Keith Nelson said the bill, which...
Velvet Revolver bassist Duff McKagan said he thinks the idea of Lenny Kravitz fronting the band is a good one even though it's not going to happen. McKagan told the Tacoma News-Tribune, "You know, I could almost see that workin.' I think that would be killer. That guy's a true...
Former Soundgarden and Audioslave frontman Chris Cornell has set October 14th as the release date for his third solo album, titled Scream. The set was produced by pop and urban mastermind Timbaland, a choice that has proven controversial among fans of Cornell's earlier heavy...
Former Limp Bizkit frontman Fred Durst's second feature film as a director, The Longshots, opened on Friday (August 25th) to largely mixed and negative reviews. The film received only a 36 percent positive rating at RottenTomatoes.com, which compiles an overall score based on...
The Democratic National Convention kicks off on Monday (August 25th) in Denver, but on Wednesday (August 27th), it will go head to head with a show by Rage Against The Machine at the Denver Coliseum. Although he once worked for a Democratic senator, guitarist Tom Morello told us...
Slipknot, Foo Fighters, Linkin Park, Paramore and Fall Out Boy are all competing for the prize for "Best Rock Video" at this year's MTV Video Music Awards, according to MTV News. The nominated clips were announced on Friday (August 15th), with Slipknot's "Psychosocial" the most...