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Shinedown's third album, titled The Sound of Madness, arrives on Tuesday (June 24th), nearly three years after the band's last effort, 2005's Us and Them. The group took 17 months to write and record the album, and singer Brent Smith told us that this was the most intense...
The Smashing Pumpkins are planning to celebrate their 1991 debut album, Gish, sometime later this year, according to a new post at the band's official web site. The post says that "plans are currently underway that will lead to the eventual release of a pre-Gish/Gish box set.....
Celine Dion's cover of AC/DC's 1980 classic "You Shook Me All Night Long" has been deemed the worst cover song of all time, according to the U.K. magazine Total Guitar. The 40-year-old pop diva has never released a studio version of the tune, but performed it as a duet with...
Korn frontman Jonathan Davis is working on his first solo album, sources close to the band have told Harddrive Radio. The project is proceeding at a relaxed pace and is just in its early stages, with no release date or title available. It is also not known yet who will produce...
Velvet Revolver may be considering former MTV VJ and Panic Channel frontman Steve Isaacs as a replacement for departed vocalist Scott Weiland. According to Blabbermouth.net, rumors have surfaced online that Isaacs is the frontrunner for the position. Drummer Matt Sorum told...
Motley Crue releases its ninth studio album, titled Saints of Los Angeles, on Tuesday (June 24th). Not only is the record the first by the original lineup since 1997's Generation Swine, but it arrives 11 years to the day since that CD came out. Bassist Nikki Sixx told us that...
Rehab singer Danny Boone has written an "open letter" to the band's former label, Epic Records/Sony Music, asking the company to sell the band's 2000 album, Southern Discomfort, in its original form. The CD featured an early version of the song "Sittin' at a Bar," which the...
Legendary Canadian power trio Rush are among the 25 artists who will receive stars on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in 2009. According to the Associated Press, the Hollywood Chamber of Commerce's Walk of Fame Committee revealed the list Thursday (June 19th). Rush was inducted into...
As predicted last week, Coldplay looks like a lock to debut at Number One on the Billboard album chart this week, displacing last week's chart-topper, Lil Wayne, with first-week sales of more than 700,000 copies for their new album, Viva La Vida or Death and All His Friends...