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AC/DC is not performing live at Wrestlemania XXV, which takes place on April 5th at Reliant Stadium in Houston. Despite published reports that the group would play at the event, AC/DC's publicist confirmed to us that the group will not appear and will instead be in the midst of...
The Red Jumpsuit Apparatus releases its sophomore album, Lonely Road, on Tuesday (February 3rd.) The new CD follows up the pop-punk act's 2006 debut disc, Don't You Fake It, and features a heavier rock style than that record, most notably on the single, "You Better Pray." But...
Theory Of A Deadman will shoot a video shortly for their new single, "Not Meant To Be," with American Idol judge Kara DioGuardi set to star in the clip. DioGuardi also co-wrote the song with Theory frontman Tyler Connolly, who raved about their collaboration: "Amazing. I went...
Velvet Revolver and ex-Guns N' Roses bassist Duff McKagan is beginning a new gig as a financial columnist at Playboy.com. McKagan announced the news on Reverb, his weekly column at SeattleWeekly.com, writing in part, "Over the last few years, I have been doing more and more TV...
Fall Out Boy bassist Pete Wentz has criticized the media coverage of his sister-in-law Jessica Simpson's recent apparent weight gain, saying that the media pressure for women to stay as thin as possible is not fair. Wentz told Extra!, "I think the media puts too harsh of a...
Metallica bassist Robert Trujillo told LiveDaily.com in a new interview that the band is "already jamming on new ideas and new riffs," although he did not indicate how long he thought it might be before Metallica returns to the studio. Trujillo explained, "To me, (latest album)...
Motley Crue kicks off its new North American arena tour on Monday night (February 2nd) in San Diego as the band continues to promote its 2008 album Saints Of Los Angeles. The bill also includes Hinder, Theory of a Deadman, and band search contest winners The Last Vegas. This is...
The annual Honda Civic Tour will not take place this year, the first cancellation since its debut in 2001, according to a post at the event's Facebook page. Past headliners have included Blink-182, Incubus, Fall Out Boy, Dashboard Confessional, and Panic At The Disco. The post...
The Killers, the Yeah Yeah Yeahs, Franz Ferdinand, Paul McCartney, the Cure, and Morrissey are among the artists confirmed for the tenth annual Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival, scheduled for April 17th, 18th, and 19th at the Empire Polo Club in Indio, California,...