Music News

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...
The lineup of artists who will participate in the Ozzfest all-star tribute to late Pantera and Damageplan guitarist "Dimebag" Darrell Abbott has been announced. Abbott's brother and bandmate Vinnie Paul will play drums and serve as musical director, with Kirk Hammett from...
Journey to the West, a musical project conceived and created by Gorillaz co-creators Damon Albarn and Jamie Hewlett, will be released on CD this fall in North America, according to a press release. The album will be performed by an assortment of European and Chinese musicians,...
Panic at the Disco, the Plain White T's and Dashboard Confessional will team up this fall for a North American tour beginning in October, according to Absolute Punk. No other information about the trek, such as cities or dates, was revealed. While there has yet to be any sort of...
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...