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Rock Legend Won't Sue Coldplay- White Stripes The Movie- Unlimited MP3 Deal- New Name for New Order- Against Me In Hot Water- Creed TV and more


06/17/2009
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(antiMusic) Yusuf Islam (formerly known as Cat Stevens) has accused British pop-rockin' sensations Coldplay of ripping off his material. But Islam has now decided to make peace with the band over some tea, rather than sue like Joe Satriani.more

U.K. telco and cable TV company Virgin Media has partnered with Universal Music on an unlimited download service described as a "world first" in that users will be able to keep all the MP3 downloads forever.more

Following an extensive 2007 trek across the Great White North, the White Stripes are set to release a new documentary about their Canadian adventure. While in Toronto over the weekend to play a last-minute show with the Dead Weather, Jack White leaked the plans for the yet-untitled film, explaining that it will be anything but run-of-the-mill.more

With bassist Peter Hook having left New Order under acrimonious circumstances, the other three members of the group have formed a new band called Bad Lieutenant.more

Due to overwhelming fan demand, Paul McCartney has added a third concert at Citi Field the new home of the Mets Tuesday, July 21 after tickets to his historic July 17 and July 18 shows sold out in 5 minutes.

George Rebelo of Hot Water Music has joined Against Me! as their newest drummer. Rebelo replaces the recently departed Warren Oakes, who left the band after a number of years to, at least in part, focus on his new Mexican restaurant.more

The reunited Creed will take part in an interview and live performance on the "Fox & Friends" show on the Fox News channel on Friday, June 26 at 8:00 a.m. EST.more

Gene Simmons tells fans in his latest update that he will be the "Grand Marshall of the Toronto Indy Car Race, July 12th. Both Rich Abramson and I will be there (Rich and I have the marketing company, Simmons/Abramson, which works for a number of high end companies)." He's also doing some film work including a stupid movie and more. more

Bada bing, bada twang! "Sopranos" star Drea de Matteo and her longtime boyfriend, country singer Shooter Jennings, are engaged.more

Gorefest discover internet porn, quit.' OK, that's not entirely true, we knew about the porn all along. But, after two albums, both of which we're hugely proud of, and about a hundred shows, all of them memorable in their own way, the question that remained for us was: what's next? The answer can be short: nothing.more

Soilent Green has not only toured with the notorious masters of animated death metal, Dethklok, but have recently recorded the opening theme song to Squidbillies fourth season, which just kicked off on May 17th on Adult Swim.more

After he received a great reception from over 12,000 fans at the Sweden Rock Festival, Over The Rainbow has officially added keyboardist Paul Morris to the band's roster for several USA concert dates in July. more

Blur made their official return to the stage on Saturday night, playing over two hours for just 150 people at the East Anglian Railway Museum, the site of their first gig over 20 years ago.more

"Mantra", the sophomore album from Norwegian extreme metallers In Vain, has been delayed until early 2010.more

Eminem is planning to reunite his rap group D12, three years after the death of friend and bandmate Proof.more

Dinosaur Jr, Butthole Surfers, and Lou Barlow And The Missingmen have all been announced to perform at the 2009 Pop Montreal Music Festivalmore

Jon Spencer Blues Explosion are gearing up for a free outdoor show in New York City, set to take place this Wednesday (June 17)more

Ion Dissonance is currently writing a new album, which they hope to record later this year.more

The Scorpions extended their record deal with Ariola (Sony ). The band's new album is not expected to arrive before 2010. more

Lita Ford has recruited P.J. Farley from TRIXTER/RA as her new touring bassist. Farley joins a band that also includes GUNS N' ROSES guitarist Ron "Bumblefoot" Thal and BUMBLEFOOT (the band) drummer Dennis Leeflang.more

Susan Boyle, who became famous the world over after appearing on the "Britain's Got Talent" television show, returned to the stage on Monday after cancelingmore

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