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Brad Whitford - who, along with Joe Perry, handles guitar duties in Aerosmith - told LiveDaily yesterday (October 20) that the group is on track to launch a spring 2009 tour. During a candid conversation backstage at a Waterbury, CT, stop on the Experience Hendrix Tour, Whitford said he was hopeful, but not counting on, Aerosmith to be ready to present concertgoers with new material when the band hits the road next spring. more
A second day of deliberations ended without a verdict Monday in Britney Spears' driving-without-a-license case. more
There's good news and bad news for AC/DC fans waiting for the legendary hard rock band to announce concert details in New Zealand. The good news is that singer Brian Johnson has confirmed the band will be coming to New Zealand. The bad news is, AC/DC probably won't be here until early 2010, a SonyBMG spokesperson told Stuff.co.nz.
Jury selection began Monday for the murder retrial of music producer Phil Spector, who is accused of killing actress Lana Clarkson at his mansion five years ago. more
David Byrne and Brian Eno have announced the details surrounding the physical release of their latest collaboration. Everything That Happens Will Happen Today, will hit stores on November 25th, while the deluxe version of the album (with four bonus tracks and a short film about the record) will be for sale exclusively on everythingthathappens.com. more
Musical impresario Andrew Lloyd Webber is to compose Britain's entry for the Eurovision Song Contest next year in a bid to improve the country's recent miserable record in the competition.more
Lil Wayne's "Tha Carter III" is handily the best-selling album of 2008 (will Axl have something to day about that?), but the rapper has plans to make it even bigger. The set will be re-released with all brand new songs, Wayne told MTV, although Universal says there are no details confirmed at deadline. more
The "What Doesn't Kill You" tour headlined by Nonpoint and featuring 12 Stones kicked off last night (10/15) in Atlanta. In addition to breaking in new guitarist, Zach Broderick, Nonpoint treated fans to a set filled with songs long absent from the bands recent set lists as well as unleashing a cover of Black Sabbath's "War Pigs" to begin the show. more
American hardcore legends Agnostic Front will be heading out on a North American tour next month in support of their latest album, "Warriors." dates
Atlantic sent us word that www.twilightthesoundtrack.com has been launched. Here is the 411: The brand new site not only features 2 full tracks from Twilight Original Motion Picture Soundtrack (Paramore's "Decode" and The Black Ghosts' "Full Moon") but also information about exclusive Hot Topic listening events, which will take place at every single Hot Topic store across the country on Friday, October 24 at 7pm. Twilight Original Motion Picture Soundtrack will be released in stores and online Tuesday, November 4th
Skeletonwitch, are happy to announce the addition of bassist Evan Linger to the band. Linger, a long-time friend of the band entered the fold after the departure of Eric Harris. Evan has been out with The Witch since Oct. 2 when the pre-Danzig / Blackest of the Black dates kicked off.
The_Network has completed the recording process for their next album, titled "Bishop Kent Manning." more
Tesla will release in Europe their new Live DVD, "Comin' Atcha Live! 2008", on Frontiers Records on December 5th 2008. more
Isis recently unveiled plans to enter the studio to begin work on their forthcoming full length and follow up to 2006's In the Absence of Truth: "We could not be luckier than to have the one and only Evil Joe Barresi to be at the engineering helm." more
Pasadena Napalm Division, the new band featuring former Deadhorse members Greg Martin, Ronny Guyote and Scott Sevall along with D.R.I. frontman Kurt Brecht and bassist Pone played an unannounced "secret" show at Houston's meridian club on Saturday, October 4, 2008. Fan-filmed video footage of the performance can be viewed here.
After years of silence, all five original members of Reveille will reunite for one show. The concert, dubbed "Reveille Reborn", will take place at The Palladium in Worcester, Massachusetts on Friday, December 26. - more
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