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Avenged Sevenfold had to shut down their busy touring schedule two weeks ago when singer M. Shadows was advised by doctors to rest his strained vocal cords. Although guitarist Synyster Gates planned to spend some of the downtime biking and surfing in his hometown of Huntington...
Nickelback's forthcoming album might just be slapped with one of those parental warning stickers. Tentatively titled Dark Horse, the sixth studio effort from the Canadian rockers is teeming with adult themes and lyrics that could make it a tough sell to radio and fans' parents...
AC/DC isn't crying over the fact that its songs aren't available on iTunes. In fact, the band thinks it's a good thing it's not in business with the Internet retailer. Lead singer Angus Young told Rolling Stone, "We've actually increased our back catalog sales without being on...
Los Angeles native Beck has added a couple of new dates to his Modern Guilt tour, including a stop at his hometown's newest concert venue. Beck will inaugurate the 2,300-seat Club Nokia on November 10th. He'll also play what is now a three-night run in New York City in early...
Who needs MTV when there's Yo Gabba Gabba? Like Sesame Street and the SpongeBob SquarePants movie, the trippy Nick Jr. show attracts big-name contributors to help entertain its young audience. Thursday's (September 25th) "animal" episode featured Jimmy Eat World performing a...
Kid Rock is launching his very own brand of beer next year. The "All Summer Long" singer will develop the brew with Drinks America, a beverage maker which promises a product appealing to "beer drinkers who appreciate value with an easy-to-drink, traditional, good tasting...
Artwork by members of Rage Against The Machine, Modest Mouse, Spoon, R.E.M., Death Cab For Cutie, and My Morning Jacket will be auctioned off to benefit the War Child International charity starting September 30th. The donated pieces are all protest signs designed by the...
Fall Out Boy drummer Andy Hurley is turning up the volume and picking up the pace with his current side project The Departed. The punk band was supposedly formed by "five friends playing music for the fun of it," and brings Hurley together with Misery Signals players Stuart Ross...
Neil Young has announced the line-up for his 22nd annual Bridge School Benefit concerts on October 25th and 26th, at Shoreline Amphitheater just outside San Francisco. Rolling Stone reported that this year's shows will feature Young, ZZ Top, Smashing Pumpkins, Wilco, Jack...