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Ticketmaster, the world's biggest ticketing and artist management company, is close to merging with Live Nation, the world's biggest concert promoter, according to a report in Wednesday's (February 4th) Wall Street Journal. The combined new company would be called Live Nation...
The Yeah Yeah Yeahs will release their third full-length studio album, titled It's Blitz, on April 14th, according to RollingStone.com. The disc follows up 2006's Show Your Bones. Singer and guitarist Karen O told the magazine, "We're always going to have Yeah Yeah Yeahs hooks...
Metallica will launch the next leg of its North American tour this September in Nashville, Tennessee, according to Blabbermouth.net. Dates and venues are not finalized yet, but the trek will include a stop at New York City's world-famous Madison Square Garden. The group...
My Chemical Romance frontman Gerard Way told BBC News in a new interview that the band will head into the studio this week to begin work on its fourth album. The new disc will follow up 2006's grandiose concept album, The Black Parade, but Way said he expects the new project to...
Silversun Pickups frontman Brian Aubert told Billboard.com on Tuesday (February 3rd) that even though the band was accused of sounding "dreamy" on its 2006 debut, Carnavas, fans can expect even more of the same on its upcoming sophomore effort, Swoon. Auburt explained, "Some...
Nickelback leads the list of nominees for this year's Juno Awards, the Canadian equivalent of the Grammys. According to the CBC, the quartet landed five nominations, including the fan choice award, album of the year for Dark Horse, single of the year for "Gotta Be Somebody," and...
Nine Inch Nails, MGMT, the Beastie Boys, and nearly 120 other acts will join headliners Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band at the eighth annual Bonnaroo Music & Arts Festival, scheduled for June 11th through the 14th at the same 700-acre farm in Manchester, Tennessee,...
311 has announced Uplifter as the title of the band's ninth studio album, which the group expects to release in late spring. The band has been working at its North Hollywood studio, called the Hive, with producer Bob Rock, best known for his work with Metallica and Motley Crue...
With festival announcements coming thick and fast this week, Motley Crue is starting to put together the bill for this summer's Crue Fest, the second edition of the Crue's own festival-style package tour. While last year's lineup featured Papa Roach, Buckcherry, and Trapt in...