On Tuesday, MTV News spoke to Blink-182's Mark Hoppus, who confirmed that he'd be producing at least one song on the upcoming Panic! At the Disco disc, and he'd like to do even more, if Smith and frontman Brendon Urie will let him. more
Meat Loaf, Yes singer Jon Anderson and former Kiss guitarist Ace Frehley will be the headline "counselors" at this year's Rock 'n' Roll Fantasy Camp, which will take place November 17-22 in Hollywood. A shorter and less expensive session will also be held November 12-15.more
Armored Saint will enter the studio on October 3, 2009 to begin recording their new full-length album for an early 2010 release via Metal Blade Records more
Folk musician and historian Mike Seeger has died at the age of 75. Seeger's wife, Alexia Smith, said he had died of cancer on Friday night at their home in Lexington, Virginia. Brother of the equally influential Peggy, Seeger founded the New Lost City Ramblers, the group credited with sparking the 60s folk boom. more
Strung Out have set a title and release date for their next album. The record is titled Agents of the Underground and is due out September 29, 2009. The album also coincides with the bands 20th anniversary, having originally formed in 1989.more
David Bowie's 1969 album 'Space Oddity' is to be re-released on October 12, complete with a host of previously unreleased tracks.more
Agnostic Front, has changed the face of music throughout their 25 year long career. The two records that started it all, United Blood and Victim in Pain, are legendary NYHC releases and some of the most sought after pieces of vinyl for record collectors. Finally, these two releases are coming back to life via Bridge Nine Records. On November 17th, 2009, Bridge Nine will release a CD version with both albums combined and additionally, will re-release United Blood on 7" and Victim in Pain on 12" LP. more
Jane's Addiction has announced five shows in Australia in 2010 - all of which are part of the Soundwave Festival. These are makeup dates as the band was originally scheduled to tour Australia in July. However, drummer Stephen Perkins was admitted to the Infectious Disease Ward at Cedar's-Sinai Hospital in Los Angeles, CA for treatment of an infection in his elbow more
Stone Temple Pilots will hit the road this fall. The first handful of confirmed dates are here
"Crushed Beyond Dust," the lead track from Skeletonwitch's new album, "Breathing The Fire," due out October 13, will be available for streaming via the band's Myspace at 9AM PST, Monday… . And LIVE on Sirius XM Liquid Metal August 14th 8:00 PM EST Vocalist, Chance Garnette, commented about the track: "This song is simply about killing someone with nothing but your bare hands! Plus I was stoked I could find a home for the word "quashed."
Rashied Ali, a free-jazz drummer who backed John Coltrane and accompanied him in a duet album in the final months of the jazz master's life, has died. He was 76. more
Blood Company, the management firm home to Atreyu, Chiodos, Norma Jean and Sonny, among many other clients, has merged with Superhero Artist Management.
This week's Parlour to Parlour episode is the first in a two-part adventure with one of L.A.'s finest indie rock bands, the Parson Red Heads.more
Global Music has set an October 12 release date (via Demolition Records) for "Babylon", the new album from U.S. rockers W.A.S.P. Themed around biblical visions of "The Four Horseman of the Apocalypse," the CD is described in a press release as "a metal masterpiece that will make fans both old and new craving for more."more
Ozzy Osbourne's daughter Kelly has denied she is set to star in her own reality TV show. Kelly has quashed the reports, insisting the only access-all-areas show she has taken part in recently was a one-off special for MTV's "In 24 Hours" series. And MTV wonders why their ratings suck. more -