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(antiMusic) Guns N' Addiction Supergroup: Halloween Jack are the new glam rock supergroup featuring Gilby Clarke (ex-Guns N' Roses, Rockstar Supernova - guitar, vocals), Stephen Perkins (Jane's Addiction, Porno For Pyros - drums), Daniel Shulman (Garbage, Run DMC - bass), Eric Dover (Jellyfish, Slash's Snakepit, Alice Cooper - vocals, guitar) have scheduled a series of June dates. Buckcherry drummer Muck will fill in for Perkins while he's out with Jane's Addiction.

Finch have relaunched their official website and to celebrate they are offering up a free download of their 2008 EP. Grab it here

Jay-Z will release his "Blueprint 3" album on Sept. 11 on Roc Nation with distribution through Atlantic Records, numerous sources have confirmed.more

Rancid are apparently planning another split release in the style of their BYO Split Series Volume 3 project with NOFX. Though few details are currently available, the band will apparently be releasing a split with Dropkick Murphys.more

Former Deep Purple members Jon Lord and Glenn Hughes are among the musicians who performed at the ChildLine Rocks concert this past Monday (June 1) at the IndigO2 in London, England. more

As Jeff Buckley fanatics likely already know, a biopic on the late singer-songwriter has been brewing for years. Several attempts have been made but so far Buckley's mother Mary Guibert has put the kibosh on bringing the Buckley tale to the big screen. However, via a report from the Australian press, it appears the film is back on track and could be out as early as 2010.See who might star in such a film

KISS are in the German Top 100 single charts from June 8th, 2009. They re-enter the charts with their 1979 disco song 'I Was Made For Lovin' You' at # 98. 'I Was Made For Lovin' You' was voted the #1 greatest rock hit by the readers of Austria's Krone Newspaper recently. more

In related news: Gene Simmons has raised $15,000 for a good cause - by selling his kidney stone in a bizarre online auction.more

North Side Kings vocalist Danny Marianino, who gained notoriety for allegedly knocking out Glenn Danzig with one punch back in 2004, lost his Phoenix, Arizona-area home in a fire Wednesday night (June 3).more

In September, Pete Wentz will join forces with Image Comics to publish "Fall Out Toyworks," a five-issue miniseries that revolves around a mysterious toymaker, a cyborg gal named Tiffany and a kid in a bear suit that looks lifted from the cover of Fall Out Boy's Folie Deux. more

Sony Music Entertainment has joined Vevo, an online music video site due to launch this year with the backing of Universal Music Group and YouTube more

Thrice is aiming for a Fall 2009 release for the follow up to their four EP cycle, The Alchemy Index: Volumes I & II: Fire & Water and The Alchemy Index: Volumes III & IV: Air & Earth.more

The category for Best Polka Album at the Grammy Awards has been ditched for next year's ceremony. more. Damn. The one Grammy that mattered is now gone!

Kreator are extremely proud to announce that they will be doing a four club tour in Russia this September. The dates and clubs are here

Raphael Saadiq has documented his live show supporting last year's "The Way I See It" with his first-ever concert DVD, "Raphael Saadiq: Live From the Artists Den," which comes out July 21more

Nevermore will be entering the studio at the end of August to record their brand new studio album, "The Obsidian Conspiracy." The record is expecting an early 2010 release more

Danger Mouse has revealed he is to release an album with London-born folk singer Helena Costas. Working under the name Joker's Daughter, the duo are set to release an album, 'The Last Laugh', on June 15. more

The Cribs have nearly finished recording their fourth studio album, which they are aiming to release in September.more

Dying Fetus's seventh studio recording, "Descend Into Depravity," is set for a September 15th North American release date via Relapse Records.more

Guitarist Mike Greenfield (Deteriorot, Hemlock) has announced his departure from Society 1 less than three months after he officially joined the group.more

Blind Witness has entered Undercity Recordings in Hollywood, California to begin tracking their Mediaskare Records debut, titled "Nightmare On Providence Street."more

Paint It Black and Ceremony will tour the UK together in September.dates

Ephel Duath has parted ways with Earache Records after three releases together,. Band mastermind Davide Tiso had the following to say: "I'm kind of thrilled to announce that Ephel Duath is no more on Earache Records." more

Polvo are set to launch their first record in a dozen years. This week, Merge Records announced it will release the recently reunited group's In Prism on September 8 more

So Much for "No" Service Fees... : Music fans who buy concert tickets during Live Nation's "No Service Fee Wednesday" may be surprised when they check their receipt and see some service fees were charged. "Fans will still be asked to pay parking fees (usually $6) as well as in some cases facility fees and/or charity fees," Live Nation spokesman John Vlautin wrote in a reply to CNN's request for clarification. more. Something to keep in mind: one fee that most fans probably wouldn't mind paying would be a contingency fee to class action attorneys. - more News Quicks

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