Avenged Sevenfold Death Unclear- Guns N' Roses and Jane's Addiction Gig- Gigs of Free Nine Inch Nails- Ramones Misfits Collaboration- Zakk Wylde Recording and more

An autopsy is inconclusive as to the cause of death for Avenged Sevenfold drummer Jimmy "The Rev" Sullivan. Orange County sheriff's spokesman Jim Amormino said Tuesday that the coroner's office ordered toxicology, microscopic and laboratory tests to help determine why Sullivan died. It's expected to take several weeks to get the results of the tests. more

According to Isabel Guerra from Livinginperu.com, Guns N' Roses and Jane's Addiction will perform in Lima on March 25, 2010, in the Monumental Stadium Esplanade, according to Peruvian businessman Alberto Menacho. more

Trent Reznor gave over 400 gigabytes of uncut HD Nine Inch Nails live footage to the band's fans. The fans gave the world an impressive live compilation, now available for free, in every format from Blu-Ray and DVD to iPod and YouTube more

Punk icons Marky Ramone and former Misfit Michale Graves have teamed up to record a new tune for 2010. The former Ramones and Misfits stars will release When We Were Angels as an iTunes download next month. more

Classic Rock says that Black Label Society are planning to record a new album early in the new year. The band aim to mix this as yet untitled record in April, with a tentative release planned for June.

John Mellencamp and Stephen King have been working together on a horror musical called Ghost Brothers Of Darkland Country, which will debut in Atlanta in September. more

Influential New York City hardcore band Killing Time will release a new album titled "Three Steps Back" on February 9th via Dead City Records (Coretex Records in Europe). more

Switchfoot will be Live on The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson on Monday, January 4th, 2010.

Nights Like These is on an indefinite hiatus. Since splitting with Victory Records last spring the band has essentially been inactive, and that doesn't appear to be changing anytime soon more

Matador Records has announced that Mission of Burma will visit Philadelphia PA, Richmond VA and Washington DC in February. The announcement follows their earlier confirmation of two-night stints in Boston and New York City this January. All of the dates

BrooklynVegan recently conducted an extensive interview with J. Robbins. In it, Robbins opines about several topics, including how the recent Jawbox reunion came about and whether or not the band has any plans to expand said reunion more.

BBC had this: Snow Patrol song Chasing Cars was the most widely played song of the decade [in the UK], according to music licensing body PPL. The 2006 track originally reached number six in the UK singles chart, but chalked up 94 weeks in the top 75 through download sales. more

Vocalist Chuck Billy of Testament will guest on the "Heavy Metal Mayhem" radio show with Mike "The Big Cheese". The interview will take place during the Sunday, January 3 broadcast from 6 to 8 p.m. EST. more

Cobra Starship's remix EP, I'm a Hot Mess, Help Me, will be released digitally January 12th according to Absolute Punk

Kings of Leon megahit "Use Somebody" was written by Caleb Followill as an apology to his bandmates after a drunken fight - and now the group hates the song. more

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