Atreyu Go On Hiatus- Slash N Lemmy Monuments- Linkin Park Relief- Bono Facebook Billionaire?- No More Hostility- Rise Against's End Game- Krazy Fest Returns- more

01/14/2011
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The Day in Rock Digest for 1/11/14: Atreyu frontman Alex Varkatzas dropped this bombshell on the band's Twitter followers: "atreyu is taking a long long break after 11 yrs of rocking. we arnt breaking up but…We arnt writing recording or touring for a while. Simply taking a break to recharge and focus on different parts of our lives." more

Linkin Park's Music for Relief charity and Causecast have teamed up for Download to Donate for Haiti v2.0, a campaign featuring free music to support the ongoing recovery of Haiti. more

Must be nice to make almost 3/4 of a billion bucks from one investment. Just ask Bono. His decision to invest in Facebook.com has paid off. The U2 frontman's share in the social networking site is now worth $728 million. more

After 14 years, eight releases, hundreds of shows, countless miles travelled, and many, many great times? and bottles of whiskey, Hostility has decided to disband. more

Rise Against plans to release a new album, Endgame, on March 15. The lead single, "Help Is On The Way," officially impacts radio on January 25 but will land this Monday, January 17 more

According to Thisisstaffordshire.co.uk, campaigners want the Stoke-on-Trent City Council to recognise the achievements of Motφrhead frontman Lemmy Kilmister and Slash (Velvet Revolver, ex-Guns N' Roses). more

After numerous rumours over the last few months, an official website (and confirmation) has been made that plans are underway for a 2011 edition of Krazy Fest. A 2004 version of the festival was abruptly cancelled after more than six consecutive years of festivals. more

Deftones have announced a second date for Vancouver, Canada. The band will now be performing on the 18th and 19th of April at the Commodore Ballroom in Vancouver, alongside The Dillinger Escape Plan. more

Neurosis will be reissuing their classic album Souls at Zero this February. more

A year after his death at 29, his label, Shattered Club, has announced a slew of new Jay Reatard releases for 2011. more

Runner Runner is set to hit the road this spring for a nationwide tour with A Rocket To The Moon, Valencia, Anarbor, and Go Radio. The Nationwide trek will kick off on March 15 in Poukeepsie, NY. more

Anthrax frontman Joey Belladonna will again take a break from his gigs with the world-touring metal band to visit the Silver City this summer with his solo band Chief Big Way. more

On this day in 1970, Diana Ross made her last appearance with The Supremes at The Frontier Hotel, Las Vegas.

On this day in 2005, a $100,000 statue honoring the late punk guitarist Johnny Ramone was unveiled by his widow Linda at the Hollywood Forever Cemetery. Johnny died from prostate cancer in September 2004 at the age of 55. Hundreds turned out for the ceremony, including Tommy Ramone – the only surviving band member. Dee Dee Ramone died of a drugs overdose in 2002 and Joey died in 2001 of lymphatic cancer. Find out what else happened on this date in music history here

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