Evanescence Reunion- Mastodon, Dillinger Escape Plan, Mars Volta Supergroup- Green Day's Billie Joe A Movie Idiot- 26-Year-Old Singer Dies- More Foo Fighters Dates- more
(BW&BK) According to an update from Noisecreep.com, an un-named project featuring Mastodon guitarist Brent Hinds (pictured), Dillinger Escape Plan guitarist Ben Weinman, former Mars Volta drummer Thomas Pridgen, and ex-Jane's Addiction bassist Eric Avery is in the works more
(Billboard) Billie Joe Armstrong, frontman for Green Day, will make his live-action silver screen debut in the film adaptation of "American Idiot." Armstrong will play St. Jimmy more
(FMQB) Foo Fighters have expanded their 2011 tour plans in support of Wasting Light, with a west coast leg of tour dates in October. more
(AA) Anthony Basurto, lead singer of the Memphis based band Joan Red was found dead. Results of the singer's death are pending an autopsy. Basurto was 26 years old. more
(BMN) Murderdolls frontman Wednesday 13 will embark on a U.S. headlining tour, dubbed "Something Wicked This Way Comes", in October. Support on the trek, which will kick off on October 22 in Englewood, Colorado and conclude on November 10 in San Antonio, Texas, will come from Vampires Everywhere! and Polkadot Cadaver. more
(PNO) In a new interview with KROQ, Bad Religion confirmed that there are plans to enter the studio in early 2012 to begin recording their next album more
(PR) Never Shout Never will be playing a special, intimate show at NYC's Studio At Webster Hall on August 3, 2011. The venue only fits a couple hundred people, giving fans at chance to see the band in a much smaller venue then usual. Tickets go on sale this Saturday, June 18th at 10 AM EDT.
(AA) Black Stone Cherry and Pop Evil announced this week plans for a short tour in July, kicking off July 18th in Knoxville. Kyng and Lansdowne are scheduled to open all of the dates on the tour. more
(SRX) Sex Slaves have revealed that they will begin working on the follow-up to 2009's 'Wasted Angel' on July 1st. The currently untitled album will be the band's fourth. The Sex Slaves will also hit a few select cities to play shows in June, grab the dates here
(BMN) Guitarist Doug Aldrich (Whitesnake, ex-Dio) joined Dio Discliples on stage Sunday night (June 12) at the Academy in Newcastle, England to perform to perform the Rainbow classics "Long Live Rock 'N' Roll" and "Man On The Silver Mountain". Fan-filmed video footage of his appearance can be viewed here
(Lambgoat) Saving Grace have signed to Facedown Records for the release of their brand new full-length studio album entitled The King Is Coming. more
(NME) The Killers announce two tiny London club shows Las Vegas band play London's Scala on June 22 and 23 more
(Lambgoat) Molotov Solution and Of Legends will be touring together this fall more
(PNO) End Sounds have signed their newest act, J. Charles & The Trainrobbers, which features ex-members of Death on Wednesday, Sangre Sangre, The Queers, Slowride, and Eleven Hundred Springs more
(Reuters) A second person has died at Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival in Manchester, Tennessee, Coffee County Sheriff's Deputy Toby Alonso confirmed on Monday evening. more
On this day in 1970, Derek and the Dominoes played their first gig when they appeared at London's Lyceum.
On this day in 1980, Billy Joel started a six-week run at #1 on the U.S. album chart with Glass Houses, his second #1 album in the U.S.
On this day in 1986, Three fans died during an Ozzy Osbourne gig at the Long Beach Arena in California after falling from a balcony.
On this day in 1995, Irish guitarist Rory Gallagher died after a chest infection set in following a liver transplant.
On this day in 2002, Mick Jagger was knighted in the Queen's Birthday Honours. Find out what else happened on this date in music history here