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07/01/2011
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(BW&BK) On May 11th, Soundwave Revolution, the annual music festival held in major cities around Australia, announced Van Halen as the surprise headliner for all five of their huge festivals in September and October. Now, Van Halen officially acknowledged the shows by simply posting the dates on their official Facebook page. more

(BW&BK) According to Star-Exponent, one year ago Friday, the Virginia State Police released a composite sketch of a man forensically linked to the disappearance and death of Virginia Tech student Morgan Harrington. Authorities are still trying to ID the suspect, and ask for the public's continued help in doing so. Harrington, 20, of Roanoke, went missing the night of Oct. 17, 2009 after attending a Metallica concert at John Paul Jones Arena

Antiquiet has learned exclusively that a collaboration track between Eddie Vedder, Joshua Homme and The Strokes is to be included in a star-studded compilation album to benefit homeless youth. more

(BMN) Chickenfoot's second album will be released on September 27. The CD's first single, "Bigfoot", is scheduled to hit the airwaves sometime in July. more

(BW&BK) Soulfly have announced that metal veteran Tony Campos (Static-X, Prong, Asesino, Ministry, Otep) will be replacing the departed Bobby Burns on bass. more

(Billboard) After spending rhe first few Warped Tour dates on the sidelines due to frontman Andy Biersack's injury, Black Veil Brides will hit the stage Friday (July 1) in Pomona, Calif., and plan to be performing for the duration of the tour. more

(MU) A new live track from A Perfect Circle has made its way online. The new song, titled "By and Down," was performed live by the band during its June 29, 2011 performance in Portland, Oregon. You can check out the song here

(BW&BK) Hellyeah, the band featuring drummer Vinnie Paul Abbott (ex-Pantera, Damageplan), singer Chad Gray and guitarist Greg Tribbett (Mudvayne), guitarist Tom Maxwell (NOTHINGFACE) and bassist Bob "Zilla" Kakaha (ex- Damageplan), have finished demoing more new material. Says the band on Twitter: "Hellions!! We have 11 songs demoed musically!" more

Agnostic Front has just announced a special show with Rancid at the Anaheim House of Blues on September 7th.

(The 1st Five) Wilco will release their new album The Whole Love on September 27th via their own label dBpm. In addition the band has also announced a string of tour dates in support of the new album. more

(The 1st Five) Ceremony are set to release a covers EP on August 9th via Bridge Nine Records. The 6-song EP titled Covers, will contain songs recorded during the Rohnert Park sessions. It will be available on vinyl, limited edition CD and cassette more

(Lambgoat) Kataklysm will headline the "Hatefest 2011" tour of Europe this winter. The trek will also feature Triptykon, Marduk, and Milking The Goatmachine (two more acts will apparently be added to the bill). more

(Antiquiet) This is just ridiculous. The Smashing Pumpkins have debuted a new short film for their song Owata, a twelve-minute spectacle that focuses on two underground female wrestlers and a whole lotta numb, empty dialogue & bad acting. more

(BW&BK) According to AOL Music UK, Alice Cooper has announced that he's to bring his Night Of Fear Halloween show to London on an annual basis. more

Dates have been announced for the "Frak The Gods" tour, featuring Periphery, The Human Abstract, Textures, and The Contortionist. Grab em here

Polar Bear Club announce a September 13th, 2011 street date for their third full-length album, Clash Battle Guilt Pride. more

(PNO) Rise Records have signed Hot Water Music. HWM will enter the studio this winter to record a new full length which will be released worldwide on Rise with a spring 2012 release date. more

East Of The Wall have completed the recording process for their upcoming third full-length, The Apologist, which is set for release this October more

On this day in 1963, The Beatles recorded their next single at EMI Studios, London, "She Loves You" and "I'll Get You',"completing the two songs in less than four hours. Released in August this year, "She Loves You" went on to become The Beatles' first million-selling single.

On this day in 1975, 10CC were at #1 on the U.K. singles chart with "I'm Not In Love'."The instrumental break featured the repeated spoken phrase: "Be quiet, big boys don't cry...", which was spoken by Kathy Warren, the receptionist at Strawberry Studios, Stockport, Cheshire where the band recorded the track. Find out what else happened on this date in music history here

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