Slipknot Christmas Song Vs Simon Cowell- Coldplay Christmas Video- Foo In The Park- Most Precious Release- Modest Supergroup- Dead Kennedy Vs Jello- more

The Day in Rock Digest for 12/2/10: Slipknot's Corey Taylor is to go up against this year's The X Factor winner by releasing a Christmas single. NME reports that his song, called 'X-M@$', is released on December 12 and will raise money for the Teenage Cancer Trust. more

Meanwhile, Taylor has denied Joey Jordison's comments to Billboard that Slipknot plan to record a new album. He says, " "Before anyone gets the wrong idea, let me be clear. I have NO PLANS to make a new Slipknot album any time soon. Shows? Maybe. Album? No. As for Joey's comments, he took that on himself to say that in print." more

Parkway Drive will headline a North American tour in early-2011 with support from Set Your Goals, The Ghost Inside, and The Warriors. more

Coldplay have released a new song called 'Christmas Lights', and you can watch the video here

Iron Maiden have been confirmed for next year's edition of the Rock Werchter festival, set to take place June 30 - July 3, 2011 in Werchter, Belgium. Also scheduled to appear are Coldplay, The Chemical Brothers and Kings Of Leon. more

Most Precious Blood's new album "Do Not Resuscitate" will be released on February 1st more

In a Facebook blog post titled "Malicious Myths", Dead Kennedys guitarist East Bay Ray spoke out against former Dead Kennedys singer Jello Biafra and weighed in on recent comments from former Alternative Tentacles Records act Neurosis more

Chris Coley of Saves the Day announced that he will be adding more solo acoustic dates to his repertoire. more

Mister Heavenly, a new indie rock supergroup featuring members from Modest Mouse, Man Man and Islands, may have tapped "Scott Pilgrim vs. the World" star Michael Cera as their bassist. more

I See Stars will embark upon a headlining tour dubbed "The End Is Near Tour" in mid-January. The trek will also feature Close Your Eyes, Abandon All Ships, and Us, From Outside. more

Cilice update: "After singer DaniŽl de Jongh had left the band to join Textures earlier this year, we are now even more excited to announce that Bryan Ramage will be the new frontman of Cilice." more

The Foo Fighters are to be one of the headliners for the T In The Park Festival. The band will also headline the Isle Of Wight Festival. more

As SPIN celebrates its 25th anniversary year, a new TV special premieres Friday, December 3, at 9 P.M. EST on Fuse. The show features highlights from SPIN25, our five-night NYC concert series that took place earlier this year more

The Cure has been confirmed as one of the headliners for Bestival 2011, staged on the Isle of Wight's Robin Hill Country Park on Sept. 8-11 more

Kid Gorgeous will enter GCR Audio in Buffalo on December 21st to record a new three-song EP. more -

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