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PETA (People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals) and its youth division, PETA2, have both named their male and female picks for Sexiest Vegetarians of 2008. The PETA choices are Red Hot Chili Peppers frontman Anthony Kiedis and new pop sensation Leona Lewis, while PETA2 voters...
Finnish rock cello quartet Apocalyptica has scheduled a new round of North American tour dates, beginning on August 5th in Colorado Springs and concluding on October 4th in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. The group will head back to Europe for a few weeks after its August 9th...
The members of Shinedown will host a live chat at their web site on Monday night (June 23rd) at 8 p.m. ET, from backstage at the band's concert in Houston that evening. The group will be talking about their new album, The Sound of Madness, which arrives on Tuesday (June 24th),...
The lineup for New Orleans' 10th annual Voodoo Music Experience has been finalized. In addition to previously announced headliners Stone Temple Pilots, Nine Inch Nails and R.E.M., other featured performers among the event's more than 90 acts include Death Cab for Cutie, Wyclef...
Indie rockers the Shins plan to self-release their fourth studio album, according to Billboard.com. The disc will come out through frontman James Mercer's own label, Aural Apothecary. The group's first three records came out through famed independent label Sub Pop, but their...
Shinedown will team up with Theory of a Deadman and Black Stone Cherry for a stretch of summer tour dates beginning on July 13th in Covington, Kentucky and extending into late August. Shinedown will be promoting its third album, The Sound of Madness, which comes out on Tuesday (...
Local bands in six selected markets around the U.S. will get a chance to perform on Linkin Park's Projekt Revolution tour this summer, thanks to MTV2. A total of 18 acts, three in each city, will perform opening sets on the tour's Revolution Stage in Atlanta, Philadelphia,...
Slipknot will issue the title track from its upcoming album, All Hope Is Gone, on Friday (June 20th) as a free download, according to Kerrang.com. The song will be available for 24 hours at the web site of Slipknot's label, Roadrunner Records, before resurfacing on Monday (June...
Pop-punk act The Almost are personally thanking their fans for their support by including handwritten notes, as well as items such as guitar picks and broken drumsticks, in every merchandise order that's shipped out. According to AOL Music, the band members are preparing the...