Guns N' Roses Alums Tour- Wilco Feist- Fatboy Slim Rehab- Oasis Claim Tibet To Blame- Swift Still On Top- Ozomatli Deal- MegaKudos For Metallica and more
Feist is reportedly making a guest appearance on Wilco's forthcoming album, which is slated for a June release. more
Fatboy Slim has been admitted to rehab for alcohol addiction. The DJ checked into a clinic in southern England on Monday (March 2), reports The Sun, and according to his manager, Garry Blackburn, has been battling a drink problem "for some time." more
He Said Chi Said: Oasis says China has blocked what would have been the British band's debut in the country in April because lead singer Noel Gallagher took part in a free Tibet concert in 1997. more
Michael Jackson sued an auction house Wednesday to halt the scheduled sale of thousands of his personal possessions, an action the firm says caught it completely off-guard.more
With an 18% uptick in sales, Taylor Swift's "Fearless" continues its rule over The Billboard 200 for an 11th week. The Big Machine effort sold 73,000 copies in the United States, according to Nielsen SoundScan.more
Latin/funk/hip-hop fusionists Ozomatli have signed with Mercer Street, the new imprint on ADA-distributed Downtown Music more
"The Local Radio Freedom Act," the NAB-backed resolution circulating on Capitol Hill that opposes the introduction of "any new performance fee, tax, royalty, or other charge" on radio stations, has picked up nine more backers. It should be called "Save the Retard's Greed From Screwing Themselves Out Of A Killer Source of Promotion Act". Read more at Billboard Biz. But are they gonna slip the censorship. a.k.a. fairness doctrine into this?
Icarus Witch is back in the studio for pre-production on their 4th CD. They say "Writing and demoing new music for the follow up to 2007's 'Songs For The Lost' is not a simple task, as we always strive to better ourselves and grow as songwriters while still staying true to our initial vision. No song or album titles just yet, but the music is finally sounding the way we've always wanted it to."
Saxon have confirmed their appearance at Rocklahoma 2009, taking place July 9th - 12th, 2009 in Pryor, Oklahoma.more
Skinlab are the latest band to be added to this years edition of the Overpriced Energy Drink Mayhem festival which also features Slayer, Marilyn Manson, Cannibal Corpse and Behemoth amongst others. more
Megadeth frontman Dave Mustaine penned an open letter to Metallica on his website, congratulating his former bandmates on their impending induction into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame on April 4more
xDeathstarx have revealed that their final show will take place at Facedown Fest 2009 in early-April. Formed in 2002, the group has released albums with Life Sentence Records and Facedown Records.more
Furious Styles (Eulogy Recordings) have reportedly called it quits. The band's upcoming dates have been cancelled though the group will apparently play one final show in the Northwest.more
Slash has Posted the following message on his MySpace page: "I am just about to start recording my solo album and I've been super-busy getting all that together. But it's going smoothly and I've got a great team that I'm working with. The artists are fantastic. Unfortunately, I can't leak any names yet, but I will do what I can to let you know as each collaboration is completed." more
Faith No More has been confirmed for Germany's Hurricane and Southside festivals, set to take place June 19-21 at Eichenring in Scheeßel and Take Off Park in Neuhausen ob Eck more
Huntingtons have announced a reunion show and a new release. The Ramones-influenced pop-punk outfit split up in 2005. more
Big brother! The Chicago event promoter ordinance, first reported back in May, is currently before City Council's License and Consumer Protection Committee. While there have been changes made to the original ordinance, the current version of the legislation would still require promoters to obtain $300,000 in liability insurance on top of paying fees ranging from $500 to $2,000. more
Kiss On Fire reports: Rumor has it that Mercury Records will release a KISS CD in the series "Authorized Bootleg" in late May. This is said to feature the show from Nashville Municipal Auditorium that was played February 9th 1988.
Altair have lost a member, " After 2½ years of thrashing, our "new guy" Martin Ström has decided to leave the band to focus on softer kinds of music. No hard feelings, though - we still hang out and drink together! Now we need to find a new guitar player. If you dig our stuff, live in the Stockholm area…" go here for details
Season of Mist is immensely proud to announce that Atheist and Gnostic just inked a deal with their label! - more
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