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AC/DC Warn Fans- George Harrison Gets Hollywood Star- My Bloody Valentine Secret Gig- Green Day Breakdown New CD Lyrics- Mars Volta Sets Release and more


04/15/2009
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(antiMusic) AC/DC warn fans that "Promoters in Bucharest, Romania have been falsely advertising AC/DC as the headliner for their 2 day Bucharest Rock Arena festival happening on May 30 and 31, 2009."more

Hundreds of George Harrison's biggest fans and best friends, including Paul McCartney and Tom Petty, turned out Tuesday to see a posthumous star for the quiet Beatle unveiled during a raucous celebration on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.more

My Bloody Valentine are set to perform a "secret" Coachella Festival warm-up show at the El Rey Theatre in Los Angeles on Thursday night (April 16). The band, who will headline the main stage at Coachella on Sunday more

While their first single is not (officially) set to appear till later this week, Green Day has Posted the lyrics for the entirety of their forthcoming album. The record is titled 21st Century Breakdown and is due out May 15, 2009.more

The Mars Volta have reportedly announced a title and release date for their next album. The record is titled Octahedron and is due out June 23, 2009 more

Legendary guitarist Rocky Hill, brother of ZZ Top's bassist Dusty Hill has died at the age of 62. Rocky Hill was described as "a monster on guitar," though over four decades he could be a difficult creature to find. Hill died Friday at his Houston-area home. A statement claimed he died of "undisclosed complications of a medical condition."more

The Showdown has announced the departure of drummer AJ Barrette and bassist Eric Koruschak, as the two "wanted to spend more time with their families and other responsibilities at home." Replacements have been found in Timothy "Yogi" Watts (Demon Hunter) and Jeremiah Scott (Destroy Destroy Destroy).more

10 years down the line of solid music making, Mando Diao has delivered a feel good, can't help but dance track "Dance With Somebody" which has taken over the radio airwaves overseas (Top 5 in Germany, Sweden, Austria, Switzerland) along with their new album that can not be denied - Give Me Fire (released overseas in Feb '09 – currently Germany #1, Sweden #2, Austria #4, Switzerland #8 , European Billboard Chart #8) hits the US 7/14. Check Out the video for "Dance with Somebody" here

It's been seven years since Peter Wolf last released a solo album, but the J. Geils Band frontman is planning to end that drought later this yearmore

Don't miss The Zombies perform 'Odessey & Oracle' for the very last time in the UK! The original line-up will reunite for the final time to perform the entirety of the milestone 1968 album one last time. Dates include: Glasgow ABC (April 21), Bristol Colston Hall (April 23), Manchester Bridgewater Hall (April 24) and London Hammersmith Apollo (April 25) more

Saves The Day have announced a new guitarist to replace long-time member David Soloway who left the band last month. The band has recruited Arun Bali more

Trainwreck Riders are all aboard* to release their new album, The Perch on Alive Records on May 12. Preview their new record with the MP3 for "Safety Of A Back", which they have just released for free download . *not our cliche

Aiden will be kicking off their "Ticket To Hell" tour on May 9th, in full support of their new album Knives. The tour will cover most of the western US, offering tickets for a frighteningly low price of $6.66. dates

Darkest Hour has announced their headlining spot on the Summer Slaughter Tour 2009. Dates kick off June 5th in Baltimore, MD and wrap up July 3rd in Seattle.

Litter To Society is the latest installment of the ambitious and evolving multi-media solo project from Del Marquis, lead guitarist of Scissor Sisters, with Embryoroom, the bestselling creative force behind the multi-angle DVD, Kuvaputki. The release features 8 tracks and a remix of the title track from French electro outlet Lifelike. It will be available via digital services and at delmarquis.com on May 26th. more

Susperia have confirmed the release of their fifth full length album 'Attitude' via Candlelight Records on 18th May in Europe and 19th May in USA /Canada. An E-Card for the album is available here

Primal Fear have announced their first string of North American tour dates, with more due to be announced soonmore

A collection of Michael Jackson's possessions from Neverland Ranch is safe from the auctioneer's gavel now that the pop singer and Julien's Auction House have reached a settlement to their dispute over whether 2,000 items were ever intended for sale. more

P2P Jail: A Spanish court has sentenced a 22-year-old man to six months in jail for operating an illegal file-sharing Web site. A judge in the wine-making region of La Rioja has jailed Adrián Gómez Llorente, and fined him €4,900 euros ($6,496) for violating intellectual property laws by obtaining economic benefits via his site, www.infopsp.com, created by him to offer movie and video game links.more

Nachtmystium has announced plans to release a new EP next month titled "Doomsday Derelicts." The group has licensed the EP from Century Media Records so that it can be released via their own in-house label, Battle Kommand Records.more

All Twanged Out?: Jessica Simpson's courtship with country music seems to have had a shorter shelf life than her marriage. After lackluster sales for her country debut, "Do You Know," Simpson and her Nashville record label have parted ways, leaving many wondering what's next for the 28-year-old entertainer. - more



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