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02/07/2011
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The Day in Rock Digest for 2/7/11: Former Dream Theater drummer Mike Portnoy has announced via Twitter that he is working on a new project with Symphony X vocalist Russell Allen. more

"Let There Be Rock", the AC/DC concert documentary that was filmed December 1979 at the Pavillion De Paris, will finally receive its long-awaited DVD release in June (postponed from the previously announced January). more

Shinedown is readying a Live CD/DVD with a collection of footage from their Carnival of Madness and Anything & Everything 2010 tours. more

Adam "Nergal" Darski, the 33-year-old leukemia-stricken guitarist/vocalist of Behemoth, will remain in the hospital until at least next Tuesday so that he can continue to receive treatment for an infection he developed six weeks after he underwent a bone marrow transplant procedure. more

Reunited after a three year hiatus, Yellowcard will return officially on March 22, 2011 with the release of their brand new album When You're Through Thinking, Say Yes. According to Yellowcard front man Ryan Key, the album is the first the band has recorded that matches the energy of their breakout 2003 release Ocean Avenue. more

Mastodon are to release a live CD/DVD in mid-March. To be titled Live At The Aragon, it was filmed and recorded at the Aragon Ballroom in Chicago on the band’s last tour. more

"lcd soundsystem are playing madison square garden on april 2nd, and it will be our last show ever. we are retiring from the game. gettin’ out. movin’ on." more

Elvis Costello will bring back his "Spectacular Spinning Songbook" game-show wheel for his North American tour this May, choosing his setlist by a spin of the wheel. more

Death From Above 1979 have posted a statement on their website confirming their reunion. more

Sepultura, who are currently working on a new full length album, have revealed the dates for its forthcoming headline tour of Europe. more

Wormrot and Tombs will tour the East Coast together early this spring. more

Warrant is currently in the studio with legendary producer Keith Olsen to record their seventh CD of all new original music. more

On this day in 1964, Pan Am flight 101, carrying The Beatles on their first trip to the U.S., was greeted by over 5,000 rabid Beatles fans as it arrived at New York's JFK airport.

On this day in 1976, Bob Dylan started a five-week run at #1 on the U.S. album chart with Desire, his second U.S. chart-topper.

On this day in 1979, Stephen Stills became the first rock performer to record on digital equipment. The session took place at Record Plant Studio in Los Angeles. Find out what else happened on this date in music history here

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