Kills Singer Hospitalized- Kings Of Leon Extend Tour- Clash Of The Classic Rockers- Motley Bones- The La's Returning?- Against Me! Rarities- Saliva Nix Tour and more

(antiMusic) The Kills' singer Alison Mosshart was rushed to the hospital Wednesday night (April 22) during a performance in Boulder, Colorado. The singer was reportedly suffering from a combination of a cold and altitude sickness, which left her short of breath and caused her to cut short the band's performance at the Fox Theatre more

Kings Of Leon have added a string of dates to their North American tour to support their fourth album 'Only By The Night'.more

Clash of the classic rockers: Former Allman Brothers guitarist Dickey Betts has blasted the band's drummer Butch Trucks - accusing him of fabricating a clash between late rock legend Duane Allman and Robert Plant.more

Fat Wreck Chords has announced that they will be releasing The Original Cowboy by Against Me!. The record, made predominantly of never-before-heard demos were recorded at Goldentone Studio in Gainesville, FL with Rob McGregor on July 15th, 2003.more

After announcing that Saliva would be performing with a fill-in vocalist for their ailing frontman Josey Scott, the band has apparently scrapped those plans. Instead, Saliva has dropped off the SnoCore Tourmore

A judge said Thursday he will reopen a hearing on whether a handgun found on Grammy-winning rapper Lil Wayne's tour bus can be used as evidence at his illegal-weapon possession trial.more

Arise And Ruin will headline a late-spring tour with support from The Analyst and Heal These Woundsmore

Motley Crue are slated to make a special guest appearance on US television program 'Bones' on May 14more

Rocket Man Elton John bid farewell to the Las Vegas Strip Wednesday after five years and 241 shows at Caesars Palace; but said it won't necessarily be a long, long time before he returns. more

Peter Althin, the lawyer representing Pirate Bay spokesman Peter Sunde, says he intends to demand a retrial following Swedish reports that the judge presiding over the recent trial of four men behind the BitTorrent tracker is a member of the same copyright protection bodies as representatives from the entertainment industry.more

Rereleases of Whitesnake's Slip Of The Tongue (20th anniversary) and Slide It In (25th anniversary) albums are now planned for second week of June 2009.more

Pelican have announced plans to release a new EP as their debut for Southern Lord Records. The record is titled Ephemeral and is due out June 6, 2009. The label is handling vinyl and MP3 while the band will be self-releasing the CD via the band's own Migration Media label.more

Saves The Day is gearing up to reissue their polarizing major label debut, In Reverie. Frontman Chris Conley explained: "Tentatively, we're planning to re-release In Reverie with 12 extra songs which didn't make the record. demos and whatnot." more

Ratt are now entertaining producers for their new CD. Guitarist Warren De Martini, Pearcy and the band (Carlos Cavazo on lead and rhythm guitar, Robbie Crane on bass and Bobby Blotzer on drums) have been writing the last couple months and the band will perform select concerts before they start recording, then hit the road through 2010.more

Nile will be entering Mana Recording in Tampa, Florida on June 8th to work on their forthcoming second album for Nuclear Blast Records. Neil Kernon will serve as producer while Erik Rutan will engineer the effort.more

The European Parliament voted on Thursday in favor of extending copyright on music recordings in the European Union to 70 years from 50 at present, diluting a draft law in a bid to reach a final deal.more

These Are They, a Chicago-based death metal band featuring vocalist Paul Kuhr (Novembers Doom), guitarist Steve Nicholson (ex-Novembers Doom), bassist Wiley Wells (Earthen) and drummer Sasha Horn (Trials), will release its debut, "Who Manifest", on May 12more

Carlos Santana will receive a lifetime achievement award at the 2009 Billboard Latin Music Awards. more

Entwine have announced that their new album, Painstained, will be available in North America via Spinefarm Records US on June 9th.more

Christian rockers Liberty N' Justice have inked a deal with Retroactive Records for the release of thier ninth studio album and fifth "all-star" project, "Light It Up" (formerly "The Cigar Chronicles").more

Children Of Bodom will release a new album, titled "Skeletons In The Closet", in September through Spinefarm Records. The follow-up to last year's "Blooddrunk" is a selection of cover versions, some of them existing recordings, others specially laid down for this release.more

Black Label Society's drummer Craig Nunenmacher's Ford F150 truck was broken into in Houston, Texas as he and his family were in a diner. The band issued a statement about the theft which states "His son and wife were visiting him on the road and all of their belongings were stolen," but the theft was extra personal for Craig and his son. Find out why here

Wynton Marsalis has been confirmed to appear on the 'Late Show with David Letterman' on Wed May13th. The show will air 11.30ET/PT. The Pulitzer Prize & 9-time Grammy Award winner will perform the new song 'School Boy' from his new Blue Note album He & She (which scored a perfect 5 star rating from us!). Preview the new album He & She here

The Roys will be performing the National Anthem at the Kansas Speedway in Kansas City, MO on April 25th. The race starts at 5 PM with the pre-race starting at approximately 4:30 PM. Tune into the SPEED channel to catch the live performance

A follow-up to The La's eponymous self-titled debut, could, according to Babyshambles drummer Adam Ficek, finally see the light of day, after a 19 year wait. And they want Babyshambles to be their "backing band" This revelation follows a recent onstage collaboration with The La's Lee Mavers and Babyshambles mainman Pete Doherty during his recent solo tour. - more

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