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Guitar Hero: Van Halen Preview- DMB Beating Eminem- Blues Queen Dies- Miley Won't Go Away- Aerosmith To Bring Out Toys on Tour- Slayer Bloody Again and more


06/05/2009
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(antiMusic) A one minute video preview of the new video game Guitar Hero: Van Halen, has been Posted online via YouTube. You can check it out here. The video game is expected to be released later this year along with Guitar Hero 5 and DJ Hero.

Dave Matthews Band will likely bow at No. 1 on the Billboard 200 chart next week with "Big Whiskey and the GrooGrux King," which industry prognosticators are suggesting could sell as much as 390,000 in its first week.more

Koko Taylor, a sharecropper's daughter whose regal bearing and powerful voice earned her the sobriquet "Queen of the Blues," has died after complications from surgery. She was 80.more

I Got Sued Babe! Cher has sued Universal Music Group, claiming the company owes her and Sonny Bono's heirs more than $5 million.more

Steven Tyler and Joey Kramer of Aerosmith stopped by the WZLX radio station in Boston, Massachusetts on Tuesday, June 2 and confirmed reports that they will play the whole ""Toys In The Attic" album on the upcoming trek with ZZ Top.more

Disney Channel spokeswoman Hope Diamond told AP that Miley Cyrus has signed up for a fourth season of "Hannah Montana". more. Not enough tween for you? Billboard reports that Miley Cyrus has announced plans for a 45-date North American tour this fall. more

Eminem's "Relapse" holds on to the No. 1 slot with ease, shifting 211,000 in its second week, down 65.3% from its bow last week with 608,000. While there are still three new albums that arrive in the top 10, the Hot Shot Debut is Marilyn Manson's "The High End Of Low" at No. 4 with 49,000 more

Incubus will launch an online archive for fans with rare songs, live tracks, videos and much more. Titled The Vault, the site will debut as part of enjoyincubus.com and will launch with the release of the upcoming best-of collectionmore

AEG Live president and CEO Randy Phillips has rejected U.K. tabloid reports that Michael Jackson told fans that he only wanted to play 10 London O2 Arena shows rather than the 50 that have been scheduled.more

Five Finger Death Punch have been forced to cancel a series of June dates in Europe due a combination of events; these involve both personal matters plus the necessity to finish mixing the tracks for second studio album, "War Is The Answer", due to be released worldwide in late August. more

Blabbermouth.Net exclusively revealed that California thrashers Slayer have set "World Painted Blood" as the title of their new album, tentatively due late summer via American Recordings/Columbia Records more

3 Inches Of Blood has set "Here Waits Thy Doom" as the title of the band's new album, due on September 8 via Century Media Records.more

Pixies have announced that they will play a handful of UK and European shows this summer.more

Cryptopsy, Rose Funeral, Knights Of The Abyss, and Salt The Wound will team up for a handful of mid-September shows.dates

Crime In Stereo entered the studio yesterday to begin recording a new yet-to-be-titled full-length. The effort is expected to hit streets this fall via Bridge Nine Records. more

A Day To Remember has announced the amicable departure of guitar player Tom Denney. Recent fill-in Kevin Skaff has been tapped as Denney's permanent replacement.more

Seven years after parting ways with Prototype in 2002, Pat Magrath (ex-Killing Kulture, Steel Prophet) returns to the drum throne for the Los Angeles based progressive thrash band.more

Album sales in May dropped 17.8% versus May 2008, according to Nielsen SoundScan, and were 36.7% lower than May 2007.more

Despised Icon have set "Day Of Mourning" as the title of their new album, due on September 22 via Century Media Records.more

Stryper guitarist Oz Fox's wedding to Annie Lobért, a 41-year-old former call girl who founded the international Christian ministry Hookers for Jesus, will be webcast live via www.thechurchlv.com/live on Friday, June 5 at 7:00 p.m. Pacific Standard Time.more

Anamaria Araya, the older sister of Slayer bassist/vocalist Tom Araya, died on June 1 after a 13-year battle with ovarian cancer. She was 55 years old.more - more News Quicks



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