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Metallica has confirmed a second U.S. concert appearance, on May 16th at the Pima County Fairgrounds in Tucson, Arizona for "KFMA Day." According to the group's official Web site, they'll be joined by Apocalyptica, Scars On Broadway and Flobots at the event. Tickets go on sale...
The new R.E.M. album, Accelerate, arrives today (Tuesday, April 1st), but some fans may have already gotten a sneak peak at the set. It's been streaming at the social networking site iLike.com for several days now. Accelerate features 11 new tracks and marks the band's 14th...
U2 has signed a 12-year worldwide contract to have Live Nation handle its merchandising, digital and branding rights, according to Billboard.com. The move comes just five months after Madonna signed a massive $120 million partnership deal with the concert promotion organization...
Scars On Broadway, the new band featuring System Of A Down guitarist Daron Malakian and drummer John Dolmayan, has posted its first song at its official Web site, scarsonbroadway.com. The track, called "They Say," can be streamed at the site's front page, with no other...
Interpol frontman Paul Banks is reportedly dating supermodel Helena Christensen, according to Spinner.com. The 29-year-old singer and 39-year-old model were recently spotted getting romantic at Christensen's downtown Manhattan boutique, Butik, and has also been seen attending...
Radiohead plans to head back into the studio soon with producer Nigel Godrich to work on new material, according to PitchforkMedia.com. Bassist Colin Greenwood told the web site, "We're actually gonna be working with Nigel again soon -- we've reserved time and we've got stuff we...
Seether has recently recruited a second guitarist to join the trio for touring purposes. The new axeman is Troy McLawhorn, who plays in Dark New Day and also served as a touring guitarist last year for Evanescence. McLawhorn has been on the road with the band for about a month...
3 Doors Down may have pushed the release of its new, self-titled album back three weeks from May 6th to May 27th, but in the meantime fans are enjoying the record's first single, "It's Not My Time." The track is already a Top 10 hit at rock radio and singer Brad Arnold told us...
Former Soundgarden and Audioslave singer Chris Cornell has enlisted hip hop and R&B heavyweight Timbaland to produce his third solo album, according to Blabbermouth.net. Cornell said about the team-up, "This is different from anything I've ever done. I've come from an indie...