Blink-182 The Movie- Steven Tyler Now Under Motley Management?- Trivium Lineup Change?- Fear Factory Big Day Off Dates- Randy Rhoads Auction and more

Sources are reporting that a new biopic featuring Blink 182 is in production. The film is being spearheaded by director Brandon Flores who is a fan of the band and wants to give a glimpse into their early days, even if the members have yet to support the project. more

Some people have pondered if Aerosmith's Steven Tyler was on drugs again. This news from Showbiz 411.com may add more fuel to the fire: Steven Tyler is starting to ease on down the Michael Jackson road: He's changed managers again. Tyler, AWOL from Aerosmith and clearly in health trouble, has left pal Jason Flom and John Greenberg of UEG. I've confirmed that he's signed with Allen Kovac of 10th Street Entertainment, who also reps recent chart toppers Papa Roach, Debbie Harry and Motley Crue. more

Fear Factory, who just announced their participation in the third annual Big Day Out festival, has announced a pair of Australian headlining off-dates in Melbourne and Sydney. more

Have Trivium changed line-up? asks Classic Rock There's a strong rumor that drummer Travis Smith has actually now left the band � and the split is said to be less than amicable. more

Metallica.com had this update: As the North American version of the World Magnetic tour is now over, next year will be one of many firsts and we are excited to announce that Croatia is one of them! On May 16, we will be in the capital city of Zagreb at the Zagreb Hippodrome. Tickets go on sale on Friday, December 18. more

An amplifier used by Randy Rhoads on the European leg of the first Blizzard of Ozz tour is being auctioned online more

Bad Religion's bassist Jay Bentley told fans that the band looks to enter the studio in late April of 2010 to record the follow up to 2007's New Maps of Hell. more

Children Of Bodom will start working on their seventh studio outing early next year and the first months of 2010 will be spent in the rehearsal lair putting the new song material together. The studio is booked for early summer, but before that the band will treat their home crowd with three shows on Finnish soil. more

Van Morrison and Aretha Franklin will be headlining next year's New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival. Also appearing are Pearl Jam, making its inaugural appearance at the fest, as well as Lionel Richie and actor Steve Martin and more

Ministry's Uncle Al Jourgensen is apparently in the Christmas spirit, having created a Christmas video "card" for you and his fans that is also his very first solo project. Al and good buddy Mark Thwait (Mission UK, Peter Murphy, Mob Research), collaborated on "It's Always Christmas Time," a tribute to friend and band mate Paul Raven (Ministry, Killing Joke, Mob Research) on the two-year anniversary of his passing in 2007. With Christmas less than two weeks away, it's Al's way of spreading his very own brand of holiday cheer. Check it out here

John Lydon had this to say about his late Sex Pistol's bandmate Sid Vicious "Poor Sid. Once you start on that heroin trail of self pity, it's gone. I'm sorry, God, for the day I brought Sid into the band. He felt so isolated, poor old Sid, because he wasn't the sharpest knife on the block. The best aspect of his character, which was his humour, just vanished the day he joined the Pistols" more

Al Di Meola will kick off a two-month U.S. tour on January 28th, with his acoustic group World Sinfonia. The dates will follow on the heels of a new live album 'Live From Seattle And Elsewhere' more

In Flames are heading to Asia in the New Year. Here what they had to say, "This is the first time we are playing China and Taiwan and we are really looking forward to it! Japan is always an amazing place to visit and play live so see you at the shows" more

Check out the new live video from The White Stripes' "Let's Shake Hands" here

Deep Purple's final concert of 2009, which will be held at Paladozza in Bologna, Italy, on Wednesday, December 16th, will be broadcast live by Radio2 more

The Jon Spencer Blues Explosion, the fiery rock trio from New York City that's been on a virtual hiatus since 2004's "Damage," has teamed with Shout! Factory division Majordomo Records for an extensive reissue campaign in 2010. more

The Carrier are currently recording a new full-length album at The Getaway Group in Wakefield, MA. more

Attack Attack!, Breathe Carolina, I See Stars, Asking Alexandria, and Bury Tomorrow will take part in "The Artery Foundation Across The Nation Tour 2010" next March and April, dates are here

Daitribe has officially announced it's lineup. After an extensive search, Rich Collins (Habit of Force) has been chosen to handle vocal duties. more

Greece has been added to Katatonia's New Night Over Europe Spring tour 2010. The Two new dates are Saturday 10th April at the Principal Club Theater in Thessaloniki and Sunday 11th April at Gagarin 205 in Athens. The support bands on these two shows are exclusive for Greece and not part of the of rest of the European tour: Enslaved (Co-headliners), Astral Aeon (Local support) and Sorrowful Angels (Local support).

Vain has apparently released a long lost album called 'All Those Strangers'. Details here

For any readers in the Coachella Valley area, we got this notice: Starting January 7th, Costas Nightclub in Palm Desert, California will begin Rock Star Karaoke��a weekly karaoke competition unlike any other the area has seen. Unlike traditional contests, Rock Star Karaoke will allow participants to channel their inner rock star with a full back-up band��complete with a guitarist, bass player, drummer, keyboard player, and back-up singers. No cover charge. More details here. This isn't too far from antiMusic's home base, so who knows if we'll see you there. -

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