Rihanna Abuse Probed- Buena Vista Member Dies- Extra Ryan Adams Cheese- Bob Marley Sold- Foo Writing- Coheed Concept Continues- Starchild is Born and more

(antiMusic) Singer Rihanna postponed a scheduled concert in Malaysia on Tuesday as Los Angeles police continued their probe of an attack by R&B star Chris Brown on a woman widely believed to be the pop songstress.more Meanwhile, a district attorney's spokesperson says Los Angeles police have presented a case regarding singer Chris Brown, but county prosecutors have asked for further investigation. more

Ryan Adams has released a new EP exclusively via US iTunes. The digital-only EP is called 'Extra Cheese' and features seven tracks, one of which has never before been released. more

Orlando "Cachaito" Lopez, considered the "heartbeat" of Cuba's legendary Buena Vista Social Club for his internationally acclaimed bass playing, died Monday of complications from prostate surgery, fellow musicians said. He was 76.more

Bob Marley's family has teamed up with a private equity group to handle licensing of the late Jamaican reggae legend's likeness, trademarks and themes on retail products ranging from apparel to video games.more

The Foo Fighters have begun writing for their follow up to Echoes, Silence, Patience & Grace. Drummer Taylor Hawkins told Spinner, "We're writing, working on music intermittently. We've already got together and worked on a little bit of stuff, but very tentatively, just ideas. We're just gonna take our time." So much for that hiatus. more

The tale of Coheed and Cambria will continue with the band's fifth album, which is due in spring 2010. The next record will be the prequel to the saga of the last four records, and the band is currently writing new tunes.more

The Piano Man and the Rocket Man are pairing up for a concert this summer at Chicago's Wrigley Field on July 21 more

Hatebreed are set to release their long-awaited new covers album, For The Lions, on Tuesday May 5th, 2009 via E1 Music (formerly KOCH Records).more

KISS frontman Paul Stanley and his wife Erin welcomed an 8 lb. baby girl on January 28. "The KISS Army has a new princess and her name is Sarah Brianna," says Stanley, 57. "Erin and I feel truly blessed with the addition of this Star Child into our lives." more

Dave Stewart announced today that he is releasing a four-song EP, "Let's Do It Again," featuring Sierra Swan, exclusively via the web. Starting today, fans can also enjoy a free digital download of the song "Let's Do it Again," just in time for Valentine's Day. [Sorry his PR company only provided an encrypted link, which we can't use. Google is your friend]

On Wednesday, 18th February Cauldron will play the Old Blue Last in London with Gama Bomb and Mutant. As this is their first excursion to London, UK - having only played London, Canada before

Paul McCartney will open the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino's new Joint in Las Vegas on April 19.more

German hard rock legends the Scorpions have announced a Russian tour with special guests Alice Cooper and - more

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