Music News

OK Go has announced that it will headline the second annual Mighty Mic Human Rights Awareness: Save Darfur Concert, scheduled for May 29th at the University of California Los Angeles (UCLA). Proceeds from the show will go to the Student Anti-Genocide Network (STAND) and US...
Radiohead singer Thom Yorke expressed the group's unhappiness with former label EMI Music's decision to release a greatest hits package from the band. Yorke told British outlet The Word, "We haven't really had any hits so what exactly is the purpose? There's nothing we can do...
Slipknot has posted a two-minute "teaser video" for the band's next album online, according to Blabbermouth.net. The clip does not contain any music, but consists of eerie footage of desolate rural landscapes, abandoned farms and empty houses. No other information is provided...
3 Doors Down has announced the initial stretch of dates for the band's upcoming summer tour, which will also feature Staind and Hinder on the bill. The trek begins on July 7th in Maryland Heights, Missouri, with shows confirmed through August 27th in Seattle. More dates are...
Beck may be the next major artist to release an album into the marketplace as quickly as possible. A source told MTV News that the singer-songwriter's new record could be out as soon as four to six weeks from now. There have been no official announcements about the record, other...
Bullet For My Valentine bassist Jason "Jay" James rejoined the band in Brisbane, Australia on Tuesday night (May 6th) as the Welsh quartet resumed their world tour in support of their second album, Scream Aim Fire. James left the group during the final two weeks of its stint on...
Coldplay's new single, "Violet Hill," has been downloaded more than two million times since being posted online last week, according to BBC News. The track was made available as a free download for seven days at the British group's official web site, with the site crashing on...
Hurt has announced that Rek Mohr is the band's new bass player, according to Tunelab Music. He replaces departed bassist Joshua Ansley, who left in April for undisclosed reasons. Mohr joins the band on a new May tour as the band continues to support its 2007 release, Volume II,...
Metallica drummer Lars Ulrich told a Los Angeles radio station on Monday (May 5th) that the band's new web site, MissionMetallica.com, will showcase the kind of "making-of-the-album" features usually found these days on a DVD accompanying a CD release. Ulrich explained, "We...