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God Tells Singer To Quit Band?- Dead Body Found At Bonnaroo- P.TM Van Accident- Katy Perry Vs Katie Perry- Rock Band: Warped and more


06/22/2009
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(antiMusic) "We're on a mission from God!" not quite the Blues Brothers, instead it was Arsonists Get All the Girls who officially addressed the recent departure of vocalist Cameron Reed, who has subsequently been replaced by Jared Monnette. They say in part, "Cameron decided to leave the band shortly after recording vocal tracks and prior to a Mexican tour, his explanation being God told him to leave the band because he was acting selfishly and wasn't putting enough time into focusing on God." more. And here we thought God had more important things to worry about.

A dead body has been discovered by the cleaning crew at the Bonnaroo Festival, which took place last weekend. The body is a man in his 20s, and is thought to be from Alabama. He was found dead in a tent on Tuesday more

Beck has announced a new project called "Record Club," where he and other musicians will cover another artist's album in its entirety. The record will be recorded in one day with "nothing rehearsed or arranged ahead of time," with a song uploaded once a week on Beck.com and other artists' websites.more

Katy Perry is attempting to block an Australian fashion designer from trade-marking her clothing range with the brand name Katie Perry. The irony here? Katie was born with the name and the poptart wasn't. more

Portugal. The Man were in a van accident as they travel in support of their forthcoming album, The Satanic Satanist due out July 21, 2009.more

Fans anxious to hear even more new music from The Dear Hunter should head to the band's Myspace page right away. "The Tank" and "He Said He Had A Story," in addition to "In Cauda Venenum" which was Posted a few weeks ago, are streaming now through the album release, are from their forthcoming album, ACT III: LIFE AND DEATH, which is due out June 23 on Triple Crown Records. The band is currently on a nationwide tour with Mewithoutyou through July 11 in Boston. Dates available on the Myspace page.

The Autumn Offering has announced the departure of bass player Mike Poggione. The Daytona Beach, Florida band is urgently looking for a replacement.details

Hatebreed have signed a brand new worldwide deal with Roadrunner Records for the release of the band's next studio album, tentatively due in September/October.more

Bret Michaels will be on The Danny Bonaduce Show next Tuesday at 8:30am to talk about kicking off the Def Leppard/Poison tour in Camden that day and the now infamous Tony Awards Wall Injury. The Danny Bonaduce Show airs on 94 WYSP in Philly. Not in Philly? Don't fret, you can listen online right here

Chickenfoot - the all-star rock band consisting of 2 parts Van Halen (Sammy Hagar and Michael Anthony), 1 part Red Hot Chili Peppers (Chad Smith), and Joe Satriani, will perform the entirety of their debut eponymous album at London's 02 Shepherds Bush Empire on Thursday June 25th. The concert has been sold out for months and will be the band's only UK concert this summer.

Kasabian clocked up a second week at the peak of the UK albums chart Sunday (June 21), with their third album 'West Ryder Pauper Lunatic Asylum' beating off competition from Paolo Nutini and Bruce Springsteen to remain at the top of the chart.more

Dio's "Killing The Dragon" album from 2002 is being released this month on limited-edition vinyl with a gatefold pop-up cover via Night Of The Vinyl Dead.more

Motorhead has announced extra U.S. tour dates alongside Nashville Pussy and Reverend Horton Heat. The currently confirmed dates are listed here

According to the latest Warped Tour newsletter, video game producer Harmonix is planning a series of Warped themed track packages featuring some of the performers at this years tour.more

Kings Of Leon will launch their own record label imprint as part of a new deal with independent music publisher Bug Music.more

Jon Bon Jovi and Richie Sambora, and the songwriting team behind the musical Hair are to be inducted into the U.S. Songwriters Hall of Famemore. Someone in the induction committee has a sense of humor by combining Hair and Bon Jovi.

Pinback have announced a tour of the US and Canada, scheduled to kick off October 17 in Tempe, AZmore

Releases by Kings Of Leon, MGMT, Lily Allen and Black Eyed Peas were all cut to a fraction of their price on Wednesday, in a mistake some reckon could alter this Sunday's UK charts more

The Guitar Hero Smash Hits 2009 Music Awards are up and running! Fans can vote for their favorite songs and artists in a variety of categories. Bands up for awards include Aerosmith, Foo Fighters, Avenged Sevenfold, Ozzy and Jane's Addiction! Cast your vote here.

Madonna's new daughter has flown out of her native Malawi on a private jet headed for London, an airport employee and a person familiar with Madonna's adoption proceedings in this southern African country said Saturdaymore

ZZ Top will be starring in the next episode of VH1 Storytellers. The show, taped at Chicago's Congress Theatre in the spring premieres Saturday, June 27 at 10 PM on VH1 and will air on VH! Classic and Palladia, MTV Network's high-definition music channel on Saturday, July 4th at 9 PM. Users will be able to view the complete episode at Storytellers.VH1.com beginning June 27 with an online exclusive performance of "Legs." Right now, you can go online for a sneak peek performance of "Sharp Dressed Man." Check it out: Storytellers.VH1.com.

Paul McCartney will pen an original score for the animated feature High In The Clouds, an adaptation of a children's book he wrote with Geoff Dunbar and Philip Ardaghmore

Skindred has changed the name of their forthcoming new EP from 'Jumping The Shark' to 'Shark Bites And Dog Fights.'more

The Kraft friendly Jonas Brothers are on track to score their second No. 1 album in less than a year as "Lines, Vines and Trying Times" is on course to debut atop the Billboard 200 chart next weekmore

In a new interview, Moneen revealed the title and release date for their upcoming album. The record is titled The World I Want to Leave Behind and is due out September 15, 2009.more

Britney Spears suffered memory loss as she opened the first night of her Circus tour in Manchester, England - she gave a shout out to the country's capital, London.more

Warrant have pretty much disowned their former frontman Jani Lane with a new statement about his recent DUI arrest. Read it here

Facing several thousand dollars in van repairs, Wrench In The Works is now looking to their fans for some assistance.more -



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