Chris Brown and Rihanna Plan Love Duet?- U2 Gold- Coolio Crack and Battery Charges- Punk Legends Vs Forever 21- Free Kanye Dream- EP For Cutie and more

(antiMusic) Chris Brown and Rihanna are [reportedly] recording a duet together -- said to be a love song -- despite prosecutors charging Brown with a violent attack on his girlfriend, celebrity websites reported on Tuesday. more.

In related news: Chris Brown is still up for an award at the upcoming Nickelodeon Kids Choice Awards, despite petitions to have him disqualified.more

The new U2 album is on track to exceed industry forecasts by selling almost half a million copies during its first week on sale in the United States, the band's manager said on Monday.more

Prosecutors in Los Angeles say Coolio has been charged with cocaine possession. The 45-year-old rapper was also charged Tuesday with battery stemming from his Friday arrest at Los Angeles International Airport. Authorities say he grabbed a screener's arm to prevent a luggage search that turned up the drugs. more

Punk Legends punked! Popular retailer Forever 21 has stocked an interesting looking shirt with what may appear to be imagery from Minor Threat The shirt in question appears to include "Minor Threat" in the font from Out of Step. The Tripwire got a statement from Dischord Records who replied: This is an unauthorized shirt and it is still unclear whether the shirt was produced by Forever 21 or if it is a bootleg that they just happen to carry. Either way the members of Minor Threat are looking into it and Forever 21 will be asked to stop selling it." judge for yourself

Kanye West will join The-Dream for a free MySpace Music show later this week. The rap star is set to make a guest appearance at the singer/producer's gig in Los Angeles on Thursday (March 12), to celebrate the launch of his new album 'Love vs. Money'. more

Death Cab For Cutie are working on a new EP featuring tracks which did not make the finished version of Narrow Stairs. They explained: "When we finished Narrow Stairs, there were four extra songs that, because we were trying to put together an album, we ended up not including them it's not like they're castoffs or anything; they're part of the Narrow Stairs experience. " more

Jimmy Boyd, the child singer and actor best known for the original rendition of the Christmas novelty hit "I Saw Mommy Kissing Santa Claus" in 1952, has died. He was 70.more

Johnithin Christ of Code of Honor passed away March 5th, 2009 due to complications from pneumonia. He had successfully survived a brain tumor but the chemotheraphy and steroids depleted his immune system.more

Coachella Adds Bands, DJs After Amy Winehouse Drops Out: Devendra Banhart, the Orb, Chemical Bros., Murder City Devils and Etienne de Crecy have been added to the lineup of the Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival.more

Old 97's frontman Rhett Miller is planning a June 9 release for his fourth solo album, a self-titled affair on Shout! Factory that he recorded during January and February in Dallas. more

Revisiting the blues and the blues-oriented classic songs of Fleetwood Mac, iconic rock drummer and band co-founder Mick Fleetwood has assembled a hand-picked quartet of musicians, The Mick Fleetwood Blues Band, who've created this stunning new live recording, due out March 17th in the U.S. via 429 Records.more

Former Korn guitarist Brian "Head" Welch has selected the following musicians for his touring band: Andrew Gerold (Sandusky, Ohio) - Guitar * Ralph Patlan (Tempe, Arizona) - Guitar * Michael Valentine (Huntington, Virginia) - Bass * Dan Johnson (Fairfax, Virginia) - Drums * Jesus (Heaven) - co-manager. more

Lambgoat confirmed that Madball added former Throwdown drummer Ben Dussault to their line-up. more

Michael Jackson has revealed the exact dates for his 10-night residency at London's O2 Arena, dubbed This Is It! Grab those here.

Darkest Hour have entered Salad Days Studio in Baltimore, Maryland with engineer/producer Brian McTernan to record a new full-length.more

Between The Buried And Me has lined up a few April shows with Telescreen and Eyris.dates

Mission Of Burma has announced they are demoing for their fourth proper studio album, the follow up to 2006's The Obliterati.more

Forgive Durden has been added to Bamboozle Left (4/5) and Bamboozle New Jersey (5/2). Forgive Durden will perform the musical written by band's singer/songwriter Thomas Dutton, Razia's Shadow. It is a full-on piece of musical tale spinning, complete with elaborate characters, powerful themes, and a hauntingly beautiful narrative. Think Rock-Pop meets Broadway. more

Innerstrength Records has added Indiana's Dissever The Tyrant to their line-up. The band will enter the studio next weekend to begin recording a five-song EP - more on this story

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