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Buffalo Springfield Star Dies- Pearl Jam Recording- Metallica Get Festive- Bury Your Dead Down Under- Nikki Sixx Still Sucks- Ticketmaster Illegal? and more


02/09/2009
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(antiMusic) Dewey Martin, the muscular, gregarious drummer and singer who helped found the pioneering country rock band Buffalo Springfield with Neil Young and Stephen Stills, has died. He was 68. Martin was found dead Sunday by a roommate in his Van Nuys apartment, longtime friend Lisa Lenes said. She said Martin had health problems in recent years and she believed he died of natural causes. more

Pearl Jam is about to hit the studio for a two-week session in Los Angeles with producer Brendan O'Brien as it continues work on its ninth studio album, which the band plans to self-release in the United States. more

Metallica will headline a series of European festivals throughout June and July dubbed "Sonisphere." According to veteran festival promoter Stuart Galbraith several events are being staged throughout Europe in the run-up to Knebworth, England on August 1-2 in Holland, Spain, and Finland, among others.more

Bon Jovi will rock the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival for the first time this year, returning to Louisiana after donating $1 million in 2005 to build homes for families displaced by Hurricane Katrina.more

Bury Your Dead will be touring Australia late next month with support from Confession.more

X frontman John Doe will collaborate with Toronto alt-country act the Sadies on an upcoming record. The Yep Roc Records released project will be titled Country Club and will feature the pairing taking on classic country tunes along with new originals. It's expected in stores on April 14th - more

A bizarre 38-minute set by opening act Jessica Simpson inadvertently stole the spotlight from headliner Rascal Flatts in a show at the Van Andel Arena. She forgets lyrics, fights tears at the show. But at least unlike her sister (and too many pop "singers" to mention), she didn't lipsynch. more

It appears that Nikki Sixx's side project Sixx:AM's new live release sucks as much as their debut studio album. Surprise, surprise. Read the SleazeRoxx review for the predictable results.

New Jersey's attorney general says Ticketmaster should stop steering consumers to a reselling subsidiary offering more expensive concert tickets because it may violate state law. If it's not than it should be. more

Verse has apparently broken up. Singer Sean Murphy comments: "None of us are too sure about how we feel about doing a final show; not ruling it out completely, but sometimes that can come off the wrong way, and none of us want that. If we can do it right, we will do it." more

New York hardcore legends Agnostic Front are currently in search of a touring drummer. The band needs someone to fill in for 2 to 3 (two-week tours) over the course of 2009.more
Wilco's upcoming live DVD Ashes Of American Flags will be released via independent retailers two weeks early, as part of the Record Store Day promotion on April 18.more

You've all heard the new U2 single 'Get On Your Boots' in the last few weeks, but now the Irish rockers present a colorful and heavily animated promo video, as directed by Alex Courtes (who did the promo clips for 'Vertigo' and 'City Of Blinding Lights') - Check it out at AngryApe



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