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Seether has recently recruited a second guitarist to join the trio for touring purposes. The new axeman is Troy McLawhorn, who plays in Dark New Day and also served as a touring guitarist last year for Evanescence. McLawhorn has been on the road with the band for about a month...
According to a press release, the Dr. Pepper soft drink company has promised a free can of its signature soda to "everyone in America" if Guns N' Roses releases its long-delayed new album, Chinese Democracy, in 2008. Dr. Pepper director of marketing Jaxie Alt said in a statement...
Could the original lineup of Korn be reuniting? That's the low-level buzz coming from inside the band's camp. No other information was offered as to when this could happen or whether the original five members would record a new album or hit the road. Korn's lineup was stable for...
Sevendust has reunited with original guitarist Clint Lowery, the band announced on Wednesday (March 26th). Lowery played in the group from its formation in 1995 until 2003, when he left to form Dark New Day with his brother Corey. He was replaced by former Snot guitarist Sonny...
Shinedown has set Sound of Madness as the title of the band's third album, which is due for release on June 24th. A first single, called "Devour," will be making its way to rock radio in the next few weeks. Frontman Brent Smith said not long ago that he wants the new disc to be...
Weezer frontman Rivers Cuomo has appeared on YouTube to ask fans if they want to help him write a new song, according to Pitchfork Media. In a video message introducing the project, called "Let's Write A Sawng," Cuomo says, "Here's the deal. I'm in my music studio, trying to...
While Fall Out Boy was last seen still waiting to perform in Antarctica this week before the rest of the continent breaks off and melts into the ocean, bassist Pete Wentz will release a CD/DVD exclusively through Nordstrom department stores on April 9th titled Making Mischief,...
EDDIE VEDDER PLAYS SURPRISE WARM-UP SHOW PearlJam(EddieVedder)2 Pearl Jam frontman Eddie Vedder surprised fans on Monday and Tuesday (March 24th and 25th) by playing unannounced shows at Seattle's Kenyon Hall as a warm-up for his first-ever solo tour, which begins on April 2nd...
Smashing Pumpkins founder and frontman Billy Corgan has spoken with Billboard.com about the lawsuit the band filed on Monday (March 24th) against its former label, Virgin Records, for using the Pumpkins' name and music in a promotional campaign with Pepsi and Amazon. Corgan said...