This Generation Sucks?- Shinedown Lose Member- Britney Rejected!- U2 Give Fans Options- Springsteen Walmart- Drunk Lennon Tape Sells- Prince Mystery and more
U2's upcoming album, " No Line on the Horizon," will be available in five different incarnations, the glitziest of which carries a $96 list price on Amazon.com. The set is due March 2 internationally and the following day in North America. Beyond the standard CD and double vinyl packages, "Horizon" will be offered in three additional limited editions.more
Britney Rejected! There are few covers performed with accordions and bottles, and particularly of contemporary pop music, but that's just what the All American Rejects have done with Britney Spears' hit "Womanizer." Check out the hilarious must-see Pepsi Smash on Yahoo! Music exclusive clip here
Guitarist Nick Perri has left Shinedown. Vocalist Brent Smith has issued the following statement: "I'd like to thank Nick for touring with us over the past year and I wish Nick the best in his future endeavors. That being said, I'm pleased Zach (Myers) is taking over Nick's role in the group." more
Bruce Springsteen and The E Street Band have announced that they will release a greatest hits collection exclusively via Wal-Mart next month. The album is due out on January 13 and will feature 12 tracks that focus on Springsteen's recordings with the E Street Band more
antiMusic's Rob Grabowski was on the front page of RollingStone.com on Monday where they featured his Tom Morello pic from Lollapalooza as part of their the "best concert pics" of 2008. You can see the actual photo here.
A cassette tape of a "drunk" John Lennon recording a cover version of a rock 'n' roll song has sold at auction in Los Angeles for $30,000more
Lisa Hannigan's album Sea Sew on ATO records has been moved from January 20 to February 3.
Sam Moore best known as the trademarkable lead voice of the most successful and critically acclaimed soul duo in music history, Sam & Dave, will take to the field on Wednesday, December 31, 2008, where he will perform a the 20th Annual Insight Bowl at Sun Devil Stadium in Tempe, Arizona and be broadcast on the NFL Network.
Gene Autry, the Blind Boys of Alabama, the Four Tops, Hank Jones, Brenda Lee, Dean Martin and Tom Paxton all will receive the Recording Academy's Lifetime Achievement Award at a ceremony on Feb. 7more
Nickel Eye, the latest project from Nikolai Fraiture of The Strokes, will release his debut record, The Time of The Assassins, on January 27th.more
Bloc Party have announced a show at Terminal 5 in New York City, scheduled to take place on March 24.more
The husband of singer-songwriter Corinne Bailey Rae died after an accidental overdose of methadone and alcohol, a coroner has ruled. The body of Scottish-born Jason Rae, 31, was found by police at a flat in the Hyde Park area of Leeds, West Yorkshire, on 22 March. more
Prince reportedly debuted a new song on a mysterious website over the weekend, but it disappeared as quickly as it came. The funky, soul-influenced song, 'There Will Never B Another 1 Like Me' appeared on the website mplsound.com, but the site seems to be dormant today more
Alkaline Trio, Anberlin and Single File make up the bill for the first Pick up the Phone Tour, which aims to raise awareness of suicide prevention and mental health issues.more
See You Next Tuesday has parted ways with drummer and original member, Andy Dalton. Speaking with Lambgoat yesterday, Dalton says that he received the news via emailmore
Army Of Darkness has tapped current Dreams Of Damnation/Ex-Dark Angel guitarist Jim Durkin to lay down guest guitar solos for their upcoming debut album, "Forever Undead." The album will be self-released through the band's MySpace site in Summer, 2009. more
Gallows, Black Tide and Bad Religion are among the bands that will headline the 2009 Warped Tour. Also on the bill for the travelling US festival which combines veteran and up-and-coming rock acts are 3OH!3, Anti-Flag, Bayside and NOFX, among others. more
Jesse Michaels of Operation Ivy and Common Rider fame revealed his new band this weekend with a surprise six song set. Jesse had this to say: Its great to be playing punk rock again although we are definitely playing a kind of modulated version of it. more
Martha Reeves wants Motown greats like Stevie Wonder, Marvin Gaye, the Supremes - and Martha Reeves - immortalized in statue-form at Detroit landmarks. The Detroit Free Press reports that the city councilwoman and former lead singer of Martha and the Vandellas is pushing a plan for the life-sized sculptures. What recession? At least those unemployed auto workers will have something pretty look at. - more on this story
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