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The Raconteurs have launched a live section at their web site which will feature video footage, photos and selected audio clips from the group's concerts. The band is also asking fans to send in their homemade video footage and photos for possible inclusion on the site. In order...
Rise Against has unveiled the dates, venues and cities for its fall North American tour, which will begin on October 2nd in Cleveland with support from the Alkaline Trio, Thrice and the Gaslight Anthem. Shows are booked through late November with more expected to be announced...
Rock Band gamers will soon be able to download new songs from Staind and Scars on Broadway. According to Blabbermouth.net, starting tomorrow (Tuesday, July 29th) the Scars on Broadway song "They Say," will be part of the Rock Band collection. The song, which appears on the group...
Buckcherry is tearing up the rock radio charts with "Too Drunk to F***," the first single from the band's upcoming fourth album, Black Butterfly. Lead singer Josh Todd told us that he wrote the song because he wanted to have a tune on the album that was a reminder of the days...
Staind is gearing up to release its upcoming sixth album, The Illusion of Progress, on August 19th, and according to the band members, the material may not be exactly what some fans might expect. Guitarist Mike Mushok told Billboard.com that it's "a very different record for us...
AC/DC will head to London next month to shoot a video for the first single off their upcoming album, Black Ice. According to Blabbermouth.net, the lead track will either be called "Runaway Train" or "Rock & Roll Train" and will officially arrive in late August. Black Ice is...
Primus frontman Les Claypool is tapping into the video game culture. He's written four theme songs for the upcoming Nintendo Wii Mushroom Men video games, due this fall. According to Billboard.com, Claypool got involved because the game's lead developer Ryan Mattson is a huge...
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...