Geldof Vs Glee- Foo Fighters in Fans Garages- Meet And Greet Mike Portnoy- End of Ender Singer- Radiohead's Thom Yorke Going Hip-Hop- Avenged Sevenfold- 120 Min- more

03/18/2011
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The Day in Rock Digest for 03/18/11: Billboard reports that during his keynote speech yesterday (Mar. 17) at South By Southwest, Bob Geldof railed against what he felt were "complacent and smug" music festivals and "the glee-club-ification of my music -- f**k off! I want it back," he declared. more

Next month, the Foo Fighters will be playing songs from "Wasting Light," the new album they recorded in Dave Grohl's garage, in the garages of eight lucky fans in eight North American cities, according to Billboard. more

Former Dream Theater drummer Mike Portnoy has announced the dates for his upcoming European meet-and-greet tour. more

Ender has parted ways with frontman Joe Benducci. The vocalist has issued the following statement: "As the last few months have passed by i have grown more and more distant from the style of music that we play. To me playing music is more about enjoying what you play and because you love it, not just because this is 'where its at' at that time. There are no hard feelings between any of us, Ender is full of great dudes. I'm going to further my music with a hardcore band and play the music I love to play and listen to." more

Glassjaw has added a New York City date to their previously announced tour. The show will be happening on March 24 more

MTV's classic "120 Minutes" telecast, dormant since 2003, will be returning to the airwaves. more

A coroner has ruled that the death of Electric Light Orchestra founder Michael Edwards was accidental, despite claims it could have been prevented. more

Radiohead frontman Thom Yorke eyeing a move into hip-hop by writing duets with MF Doom who has revealed he and Yorke are even considering recording an entire album of collaborative material.. more

Bullet For My Valentine are heading back to the US for a string of dates with Avenged Sevenfold and Canada's Three Days Grace as support. more

Across Tundras will be on the road this spring in support of their forthcoming Neurot Recordings debut. more

Video has surfaced online that features All That Remains vocalist Phil Labonte's recent appearance on CNN television talking about the recent disasters in Japan. All That Remains was performing in Tokyo the night of the recent Earthquake. more

On this day in 1977, The Clash released their debut single, “White Riot,” which peaked at #38 on the U.K. charts.

On this day in 1982, driving home from a basketball game in Philadelphia, soul singer Teddy Pendergrass crashed his Rolls Royce and severely injured his spinal cord.

On this day in 2001, American singer, guitarist, and songwriter John Phillips, formerly of The Mamas & the Papas, died at the age of 65 of heart failure.

On this day in 2004, Courtney Love exposed her breasts during a TV appearance on the Late Show with David Letterman. The singer, who had her back to the audience, flashed Letterman while singing the song, “Danny Boy.” Find out what else happened on this date in music history here

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