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Rage Against The Machine's headlining set at England's Leeds Festival on Saturday (August 23rd) was halted midway through the fourth song by festival organizers because of crowd issues, according to Gigwise.com. Concertgoers at the front were apparently being crushed against the...
Fall Out Boy will issue its fourth studio album, titled Folie a Deux, on Election Day, November 4th, according to Absolute Punk. The announcement came on the heels of a series of clues left at a viral website, citizensforourbetterment.com, which was set up by the group. The site...
Rock Revolution, a third entry in the hugely successful music-based video game field, will arrive from Konami on October 14th for PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360. According to PSXExtreme, the game will feature songs from Metallica, Foo Fighters, System of a Down, Motley Crue, Blink-...
Killswitch Engage bassist Mike D'Antonio told MTV's Metal File that the New England-based band will enter the studio in October to begin work on its next album, with plans to release the disc in early 2009. D'Antonio remarked, "When we start on this next one, we'll just bring...
Muse's most recent album, Black Holes and Revelations, has been certified gold for sales of more than 500,000 copies in the U.S., according to a statement from the band's publicist. This marks the British trio's second straight gold award in the States, following its 2004 album...
Members of the Offspring and Blink-182 issued statements regarding the death of producer Jerry Finn, who passed away last week at the age of 39. Finn suffered a massive brain hemorrhage last month, with his family deciding to take him off life support two weeks ago. Offspring...
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...