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Stone Temple Pilots have completed their comeback album, the band's first since 2001. Scott Weiland tells Spinner that STP just finished mastering the record and revealed that they are putting their own music festival together. more
The Rock Hall is in Cleveland but you can't very well have a high-priced decidedly un-rock n' roll black tie event there, so the "gala" will take place in NYC on March 15th. We now know who will induct this year's class. Here you go: Green Day's Billie Joe Armstrong will induct The Stooges, Phish's Trey Anastasio will induct Genesis, Wyclef Jean will induct Jimmy Cliff, Barry and Robin Gibb will induct ABBA and Jackson Browne will induct David Geffen.
Trivium are streaming their new song "Shattering the Skies Above," and a cover of Sepultura "Slave New World" on their Myspace. They have also added some live footage from their show in Auckland to YouTube
Music company EMI wants to retain ownership of the Abbey Road recording studios, immortalized by the Beatles album of the same name, though it is talking to other parties about revitalizing the site, EMI said on Sunday more
Chris Martin says Coldplay will release their next studio album by the end of 2010. In a video interview with Globo.com, Martin says he hopes the band's next record will be out "hopefully this Christmas." more
Foo Fighters drummer Taylor Hawkins will release his second solo album with his side project, The Coattail Riders, on April 19. more
The American broadcast of the "Behind The Music: Remastered" episode on Def Leppard, originally scheduled for February 27 on VH1 Classic, has been pushed back to March 6. For all showtimes go here
Dio had this news for fans: We are pleased to offer to our fans the opportunity to get the Dio Tournado Box Set, Limited Edition of 1,500, signed and numbered. (note DVDs are in PAL format) more
On March 5-6, Alliance, a group of rockers who've all performed with Sammy Hagar at some point, will play their first ever U.S. show at Sammy's Beach Bar & Grill in St. Louis, Missouri. more
For Iggy Pop and the current incarnation of the Stooges, plans involve "a three-year cycle" that will include the expanded re-release of 1973's seminal "Raw Power" album, touring and likely some new recording. more
John Lennon once said The Beatles were more popular than Jesus. Well, now a pickle is more popular than Nickelback... on Facebook, at least. more
It looks like there will be quite a bit less lipstick and spandex at Rocklahoma 2010 when the festival takes place Memorial Day Weekend in Pryor, OK. This year's lineup includes ZZ Top, Godsmack, Tesla, Cinderella, Chevelle, Stone Sour, Theory Of A Deadman, Saliva, Saving Abel, Adelitas Way, Janus, Year Long Disaster and more. more
Ozomatli are set to release their new album, Fire Away, April 20th on Mercer Street Records / Downtown Records.
Following the untimely death last week of The Knack's Doug Fieger, producers of the syndicated Nights With Alice Cooper radio show have scheduled a re-broadcast of an interview that first aired on August 2, 2006. Alice and Doug, both Detroit natives, had long shared mutual admiration so the encounter was especially warm. It will air worldwide on Monday, February 22nd.
In related news: Alice Cooper is currently developing a Broadway show – and it may be based around the classic Welcome To My Nightmare album. more
Wishbone Ash have revealed details of their first single in 20 years and a tour to support the brand new material. more
As expected, Courtney Love's new version of Hole will make their U.S. debut at the SXSW festival in Austin, TX next month. more
Fear Factory will be touring North America this March - May with Winds Of Plague, Dirge Within and Periphery. more
Reflections Records has announced plans to reissue the first two albums from Sick Of It All on vinyl. Both 1989's Blood, Sweat, and No Tears and 1992's Just look Around will be reissued with original artwork and gatefold sleevesmore
There is an additional date for Muse's US tour. The band will be playing Pima County Fairgrounds in Tucson Arizona on Sunday 11th April. more
The Cribs' Johnny Marr has had one of his favorite guitars returned after it was stolen 10 years ago. The vintage 1964 Gibson SG was taken by Stephen White after he was invited backstage at a Johnny Marr And The Healers show in London. "I'm disgusted with the whole thing," White said as he pleaded guilty to theft more
Neko Case is starring in a new show for Adult Swim that recently won a fan vote to be picked up for a full season. The show is titled Cheyenne Cinnamon and the Fantabulous Unicorn of Sugar Town Candy Fudge and Case provides the voice of the titular character more