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Green Day frontman Billie Joe Armstrong has posted a new video clip on YouTube in conjunction with the Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC). In the clip, Armstrong warns that the planet is facing a dangerous climate crisis and encourages people to take action. In the clip,...
Linkin Park singer Chester Bennington may be gearing up for the October 13th release of Out Of Ashes, the debut disc from his side band Dead By Sunrise, but Linkin Park itself is also hard at work on a new record. Bennington gave us some early hints on what to expect and who's...
Pearl Jam released its ninth studio album on Sunday (September 20th), called Backspacer. For the first time, the band did an exclusive deal with a single large retailer to sell the record, in this case Target, although it is also being sold through selected independent stores...
Was the Dave Matthews Band being recruited to perform at a wedding for former senator John Edwards and his mistress Rielle Hunter? According to the New York Times, Edwards' former aide, Andrew Young, claims Edwards told Hunter that once his cancer-stricken wife, Elizabeth...
Velvet Revolver guitarist Slash will help celebrate the 20th anniversary of the Mirage Hotel & Casino on October 2nd in Las Vegas with a special show billed as "Slash and Friends." The list of performers includes Aerosmith guitarist Joe Perry, Rob Zombie, Led Zeppelin...
Guitar Hero CEO Dan Rosensweig was asked by NME.com about the controversy surrounding the avatar of Nirvana frontman Kurt Cobain included in Guitar Hero 5, which can be made to sing songs by artists like Bon Jovi and Bush. Cobain's widow, Courtney Love, has threatened legal...
Coldplay wrapped up its 16-month world tour this past weekend (September 19th and 20th) with two massive shows at Wembley Stadium in London, and frontman Chris Martin told the BBC that readjusting to normal life will be tricky for the members of the group. He explained, "I think...
Flyleaf has begun announcing dates in support of the band's upcoming second album, Memento Mori. The disc is due out on October 27th and follows up the group's platinum 2005 debut. Several of the group's later tours while out behind that album were derailed by singer Lacey...
Metallica drummer Lars Ulrich has disputed reports that the band is assembling a tour that would feature the "Big Four" of the 1980s underground thrash metal scene -- itself, Slayer, Megadeth and Anthrax. In an interview with Nudge at Dayton, Ohio radio station 103.9 (The X),...