Green Day Rock Band- Vinyl Sales Way Up- Aerosmith Swapping Toys for Rocks- Def Leppard Tribute- Down and Melvins Plan Tour and more.

(antiMusic) Tracks from Green Day's 21st Century Breakdown will be released for Rock Band, with more Green Day songs for the popular video game on the way soonmore

Vinyl sales are set to hit a new benchmark in 2009, with sales going up a hefty 50 percent during the first five months of the year.more

Aerosmith guitarist Brad Whitford hopes to rejoin his bandmates early next month after a head injury prevented him from playing on their newly launched tour, fellow guitarist Joe Perry said on Sunday.more. In other news, Aerosmith expects to swap out "Toys in the Attic" in about two weeks, and play all the tracks from its 1976 follow-up "Rocks", Perry said. more

Def Leppard bought Download 2009 to an end tonight (June 14) with a stirring tribute from frontman Joe Elliott to drummer Rick Allen, speaking of his "spiritual rebirth" when the band last played the Donington site in 1986.more

The Minnesota woman who became the nation's only music file-sharing defendant so far to go to trial is getting a replay two years after losing the case.more

Rik Emmett, formerly of Triumph, and Dave Dunlop (aka the Strung-Out Troubadours) will be playing a limited number of dates in the US this fallmore

During a chat with NME TV, Down drummer Jimmy Bower revealed that the band will tour select U.S. markets with the Melvins in August/September.more

While waiting for the release of their new album, entitled "...and a Crow Brings Me Back", which shall be available in a few weeks by Free Mind Records, brazilian goth metallers Ravenland released "Back" EP, which is now available on MySpace

Dolly Parton delighted hundreds of Tennessee Girl Scouts when she made a surprise entrance at a ceremony to present them with a patch created in her honor.more

Kasabian are celebrating their second number one album in the UK Sunday night as 'West Ryder Pauper Lunatic Asylum' slides straight in at the peak.more

The real Lucy in the Sky with Diamonds' gravely ill more

Widespread Panic has been announced as a headliner for this year's Voodoo Experience festival in New Orleansmore

This July and August, ex-Rainbow/Deep Purple Vocalist Joe Lynn Turner will travel to South America for several concert dates.more

Internet singing sensation Susan Boyle has pulled out of a singing engagement with the "Britain's Got Talent" live tour.more - more News Quicks

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