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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...
Velvet Revolver bassist Duff McKagan said he thinks the idea of Lenny Kravitz fronting the band is a good one even though it's not going to happen. McKagan told the Tacoma News-Tribune, "You know, I could almost see that workin.' I think that would be killer. That guy's a true...
Former Soundgarden and Audioslave frontman Chris Cornell has set October 14th as the release date for his third solo album, titled Scream. The set was produced by pop and urban mastermind Timbaland, a choice that has proven controversial among fans of Cornell's earlier heavy...
Former Limp Bizkit frontman Fred Durst's second feature film as a director, The Longshots, opened on Friday (August 25th) to largely mixed and negative reviews. The film received only a 36 percent positive rating at RottenTomatoes.com, which compiles an overall score based on...
The Democratic National Convention kicks off on Monday (August 25th) in Denver, but on Wednesday (August 27th), it will go head to head with a show by Rage Against The Machine at the Denver Coliseum. Although he once worked for a Democratic senator, guitarist Tom Morello told us...
Buckcherry has just four shows left on Crue Fest, which wraps up its inaugural run next Sunday (August 31st) in Burgettstown, Pennsylvania, but the band is already looking ahead to its fall co-headlining jaunt with Avenged Sevenfold. Guitarist Keith Nelson said the bill, which...
30 Seconds to Mars has been sued by its record label, Virgin Records, for breach of contract, according to TMZ.com. The company filed suit on Friday (August 15th) in Los Angeles County Superior Court, alleging that band co-founders Jared and Shannon Leto, the group's singer and...