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Kid Rock is seeing an exceptional increase in sales of his latest album, Rock 'n' Roll Jesus, with the disc rocketing up 20 percent this week alone. The record now stands at Number Six on the Billboard album chart after selling 73,000 copies in the past week, up from 61,000 the...
The lineup of artists who will participate in the Ozzfest all-star tribute to late Pantera and Damageplan guitarist "Dimebag" Darrell Abbott has been announced. Abbott's brother and bandmate Vinnie Paul will play drums and serve as musical director, with Kirk Hammett from...
Journey to the West, a musical project conceived and created by Gorillaz co-creators Damon Albarn and Jamie Hewlett, will be released on CD this fall in North America, according to a press release. The album will be performed by an assortment of European and Chinese musicians,...
Panic at the Disco, the Plain White T's and Dashboard Confessional will team up this fall for a North American tour beginning in October, according to Absolute Punk. No other information about the trek, such as cities or dates, was revealed. While there has yet to be any sort of...
Queens of the Stone Age frontman Josh Homme has once again gotten behind the drum kit for his other band, the Eagles of Death Metal, whose third album, Heart On, arrives on October 21st. Homme and guitarist/singer Jesse Hughes started the group several years ago, with a debut...
Velvet Revolver guitarist Slash turned 43 years old on Wednesday (July 23rd) and kicked off a two-night celebration at the Mirage resort in Las Vegas on Wednesday night, according to TheVegasEye.com. The former Guns N' Roses axeman was scheduled to perform with surprise guests...
Black Stone Cherry will give a special performance on Tuesday night (July 22nd) in New York City, accompanied by the acclaimed student choir from Newark, New Jersey's Performing Arts High School. According to Blabbermouth.net, the Kentucky-based band will perform at the Highline...
Hinder, its record label and its management are planning a massive promotional push for the arrival of the band's second album, Take It to the Limit, on November 4th. According to Reuters, Universal Music executive Tom Mackay said that a series of "big, extreme and over the top...
Korn frontman Jonathan Davis will release a DVD this fall filmed on his first solo European tour, according to Blabbermouth.net. The disc will include footage from his June 16th, 2008 concert in London, England, and will be available as both a single DVD package and an expanded...