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Pearl Jam released its ninth studio album on Sunday (September 20th), called Backspacer. For the first time, the band did an exclusive deal with a single large retailer to sell the record, in this case Target, although it is also being sold through selected independent stores...
Was the Dave Matthews Band being recruited to perform at a wedding for former senator John Edwards and his mistress Rielle Hunter? According to the New York Times, Edwards' former aide, Andrew Young, claims Edwards told Hunter that once his cancer-stricken wife, Elizabeth...
Velvet Revolver guitarist Slash will help celebrate the 20th anniversary of the Mirage Hotel & Casino on October 2nd in Las Vegas with a special show billed as "Slash and Friends." The list of performers includes Aerosmith guitarist Joe Perry, Rob Zombie, Led Zeppelin...
Flyleaf has begun announcing dates in support of the band's upcoming second album, Memento Mori. The disc is due out on October 27th and follows up the group's platinum 2005 debut. Several of the group's later tours while out behind that album were derailed by singer Lacey...
Metallica drummer Lars Ulrich has disputed reports that the band is assembling a tour that would feature the "Big Four" of the 1980s underground thrash metal scene -- itself, Slayer, Megadeth and Anthrax. In an interview with Nudge at Dayton, Ohio radio station 103.9 (The X),...
British rock trio Muse could be headed for the biggest debut of their career on the Billboard album chart next week. According to the magazine, the band's new outing, The Resistance, is poised to sell around 120,000 copies, the biggest single U.S. sales week in the group's...
The Bravery has set Slow Poison as the name of the band's third studio album, which arrives on November 10th. The title track has already been released to radio as the set's first single. Singer Sam Endicott told us that the follow-up to 2007's sophomore outing, The Sun And The...
Five Finger Death Punch will play a hometown record release party on Friday night (September 18th) at the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas, as the band prepares for next Tuesday's (September 22nd) arrival of its sophomore album, War Is The Answer. The group has also...
Smashing Pumpkins frontman and sole original member Billy Corgan announced at the band's website on Tuesday (September 15th) that work has begun on a new Pumpkins album called Teargarden By Kaleidyscope . The set will feature a total of 44 songs, which Corgan will release one at...