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AC/DC's new album, Black Ice, earned the second biggest sales week of 2008 in its first week on shelves, selling 784,000 copies in the U.S. since going on sale at Wal-Mart and Sam's Club on October 20th. The only act to beat out the veteran hard rockers was rapper Lil Wayne,...
Rage Against The Machine guitarist Tom Morello has added more dates to his upcoming solo tour, according to LiveDaily.com. The trek begins on Saturday (November 1st) in San Francisco and will feature Morello playing at least part of the show with a backing band as he promotes...
Smashing Pumpkins frontman Billy Corgan has posted a lengthy message online at his blog in which he wrote that the original lineup of the band will never play together again. When Corgan reformed the Pumpkins in 2007, it was without founding guitarist James Iha and bassist D'...
Coldplay and Leona Lewis have been added to the lineup of acts performing at the 2008 American Music Awards, according to Billboard.com. Already announced are Kanye West, the Jonas Brothers, Alicia Keys, Rihanna, Ne-Yo, New Kids On The Block, Pussycat Dolls, Taylor Swift, Pink...
Incubus has a new single out called "Love Hurts," taken from the band's 2006 album Light Grenades, but don't expect to see them doing much to promote it. The band has been on an extended hiatus since earlier this year, with singer Brandon Boyd taking art lessons, guitarist Mike...
Linkin Park has hinted in recent months that the band won't take another three-and-a-half years between album releases, like it did with 2003's Meteora and 2007's Minutes to Midnight. Now it seems like the group is living up to its promise. Singer Mike Shinoda told us that the...
AC/DC's Black Ice is Wal-Mart's fastest-selling album of 2008, according to figures released on Tuesday (October 28th). The disc, which is being sold exclusively through Wal-Mart, Sam's Club and ACDC.com, has moved more than 780,000 copies since arriving on Monday, October 20th...
Papa Roach is offering a free download of the band's new single and video, "Hollywood Whores," this week at its official website. The track is taken from the band's upcoming fifth major label album, Metamorphosis. Lead singer Jacoby Shaddix told us that the song's subject matter...
Strokes drummer Fabrizio Moretti is taking his side band, Little Joy, on a North American tour next month, according to NME.com. The dates begin on November 7th in St. Paul, Minnesota, finishing up on the 29th in Austin, Texas. The outfit features Moretti's girlfriend Binki...