Limp Bizkit Murder- 80s Rocker Dies- Steven Tyler Solo Release- Metallica's Hetfield To Speak At Church- Queen Delayed- Pearl Jam Film Sneak Peak- Fugazi Archives- Taking Back Thursday- more
TNT keyboardist Dan Stokke has died at the age of 44 after a cancer battle. He joined the Norwegian outfit in 1987 and last played with them in Sweden in March. more
Billboard reports: Aerosmith frontman and "American Idol" judge Steven Tyler will release his first U.S. solo single, "(It) Feels So Good," on May 9, with the song going on sale the following day at digital retailers. The video that Tyler shot for the song on Tuesday (April 26) is slated to debut on an episode of "Idol." A lot more info here.
According to the Phoenix New Times, Metallica frontman James Hetfield is scheduled to speak at Central Christian Church in Mesa, Arizona on May 12. Hetfield will be part of a Q&A following a screening of the new documentary Absent, in which he appears. more
Charlie Benante has likened Anthrax's recent history to a bumpy car trip, but says the result will be a very honest album. more
Nightfall have announced two new additions to the band. Constantine will take over on guitar, and Stathis Ridis is the band's new bassist. The pair underwent their baptism of fire on April 8th in Athens, Greece. Check out the footage here
Thursday and Taking Back Sunday will be touring together this summer. Thursday made the announcement via Twitter promising more details but not sharing any yet. more
The release date of the second batch of Queen remasters, Deep Cuts Volume 2 and the reissue of The Platinum Collection has been pushed back from June 23rd until June 27th (UK and rest of the world, except North America where a release date is to be announced). more
Pearl Jam is celebrating their 20th anniversary this year. The band has just offered up a short teaser of their upcoming Pearl Jam Twenty documentary being worked on with Cameron Crowe. Check it out here
The Foo Fighters documentary, Back and Forth, will be available on DVD and Blu-ray on June 14. more
Fugazi are beginning the long process of archiving over 10 years of live performances on their website. The current plan is to launch their website with 100 live recordings, taken from DAT and cassettes among other formats more
Enter Shikari, Your Demise, and Letlive will be touring Europe together in September and early-Oct more
Cynics, the sometimes solo project of Giles and sometimes three piece acoustic band, have just confirmed that they're set to release their debut full length Don't Need Much this June. more
On this day in 1973, Pink Floyd's The Dark Side Of The Moon was at #1 in America, going on to enjoy a record-breaking 741 weeks on the Billboard album chart, eventually selling over 45 million copies worldwide.
On this day in 1980, Tommy Caldwell, the bassist and original frontman for The Marshall Tucker Band, died from injuries suffered from a car crash. He was 30 years old.
On this day in 1990, Guns N' Roses frontman Axl Rose married Erin Everly, daughter of Don Everly, at Cupid's Wedding Chapel in Las Vegas. Find out what else happened on this date in music history here