Creed Reunion- Greatest 80s 1 Hit Wonders- Aerosmith Meet and Greet- Idol Beats U2- New Taking Back Sunday- Telsa Injury- Late Night Motley Trash and more
Speaking of reunions: Ian Brown's publicist has denied reports that The Stone Roses are to reunite. moreYou mean that a UK tabloid got the story wrong again?
Drum legend Joey Kramer of Aerosmith fame will be at the Drum Shop of Portland, Maine (262 Saint John St.) on May 16th (from 12pm-2pm)more
100 Greatest One Hit Wonders Of The '80's, premieres Tuesday, March 31 – Friday, April 3 at 10PM ET/PT each night on Vh1. Hosted by comedian and "30 Rock" star, Judah Freidlander, this five-part special turns back the hands of time with a humorous yet tasteful approach to the era that brought songs that we can't get out of our head… no matter how hard we try. Tune in to view exclusive, new interviews with some of the eighties best one-hit wonders – Stacey Q, Animotion, Musical Youth, Frank Stallone, Georgia Satellites, E.U., The Mary Jane Girls, Vixen, Nu Shooz, and Allana Myles, Thomas Dolby, Kajagoogoo, Bow Wow Wow, Toni Basil, A Flock of Seagulls and many more.
Kelly Clarkson's 4th album All I Ever Wanted (19 Recordings / RCA Records) debuts at #1 on the Billboard Top 200 with 254,671 albums sold and #1 on the Digital Album Chart. This marks Kelly's first #1 album since her debut in 2002
Judas Priest announced to fans on Wednesday: "To celebrate the 30th anniversary of our album 'British Steel', we are very pleased to announced we will be performing the whole album in its entirety during our U.S. 2009 summer tour, plus some other Priest classics!!!" more
Taking Back Sunday will offer a new album, New Again, on June 2. It will be the band's first release since guitarist/singer Matt Fazzi replaced Fred Mascherinomore
A judge on Monday tossed out a lawsuit accusing the makers of "The Family Guy" of illegally twisting the dreamy classic "When You Wish Upon a Star" into an anti-Semitic ballad. more
Epica singer Simone Simons will join Kamelot on stage on March 21 at Essigfabrik in Cologne, Germany to perform the song "The Haunting"more
Purple Domain After a year of diligently working to scrub the Internet of all unauthorized related music, photos, video and any other content not offered directly by him, Prince has launched a fan subscription service called Lotusflow3r.commore
Former Sunny Day Real Estate frontman Jeremy Enigk is about to release a new solo album on May 12th, through his own label Lewis Hollow Recordings.
Lil Wayne must turn over financial records for his latest album to a folk singer who has accused him of copyright infringement. Karma-Ann Swanepoel claims in a federal lawsuit filed in May that Lil Wayne didn't have permission to sample her song "Once" in the track "I Feel Like Dying." more
Disturbed is offering a bootleg series of each show on its Music As A Weapon tour, which kicks off March 20 in Madison, WI.more
It was bound to happen sooner or later: "Idol" production company FremantleMedia and trading card publisher Upper Deck are launching a new line of trading cards featuring images of past and current contestants as well as the judges and host of the Fox singing competition. The 138-card line is set to debut April 21. more. We are waiting for the Idol dolls.
Bruce Hornsby has composed the score to "Kobe Doin' Work," an upcoming documentary on basketball superstar Kobe Bryant directed by Spike Lee. more
The Jonas Brothers are nearing completion of their fourth album, due out June 15, which the trio says will take the band in new sonic directions. [From cheddar to longhorn?] more
Speaking of cheese: NBC is launching a singing competition series destined to draw comparisons to Fox's "American Idol." The project is called "The Sing Off," and it's billed as the first a cappella singing-style reality series. more
Guy Hands is stepping out of his day-to-day management role as chairman and chief executive officer of Terra Firma, which owns EMI Music.more
Late Night Trash: Motley Crue performs a special version of "White Trash Circus" exclusively for ABC's late-night talk show "Jimmy Kimmel Live" this Friday, March 20 on ABC at 12:05 a.m. ET/PT. Motley Crue is joined by the lead vocalists of their just announced tour, Crüe Fest 2
Madonna plans to head back into the studio to record new music for an upcoming greatest hits album, tentatively due in September.more
Guns N' Roses' new album, "Chinese Democracy" — which was released on November 23, 2008 as a Best Buy exclusive after a wait of more than 15 years — will officially fall out of The Billboard 200 next week after selling 2,500 copies in the United States in the seven days ending March 15.more
Frank Hannon, guitarist of the hard rock band Tesla, has revealed that he recently suffered an arm injury in Los Angeles.more
Henry Rollins has landed a role in a TV drama series entitled 'Sons of Anarchy'. The former Black Flag frontman will appear in six episodes of the show for the FX channel. more
Baltimore's public art commission hopes to erect a bust of eccentric rocker Frank Zappa in a neighbourhood known for its bohemian vibe. On Wednesday, the commission formally endorsed placing the bust in the quirky Fells Point community. more
The U.K.'s inaugural Heavenly Planet Festival, scheduled for July 10 and 11 in Reading, has been canceled because of the impact of the recession.more
No More Cox: The on campus sports and entertainment venue at San Diego State University will be renamed Viejas Arena, under a new agreement between the university and the Viejas Band of Kumeyaay Indians, the two announced today. "We're very pleased that the Viejas Band of Kumeyaay Indians, who are such an important member of the San Diego community, has decided to partner with us," said SDSU President Stephen L. Weber. "SDSU's arena is one of the top sports and entertainment venues in San Diego County. We believe Viejas will help add to the arena's success into the future."
Overlorde have been rejoined by vocalist Bobby "Leather Lungs" Lucas. According to a press release, Bobby and the guys are anxious to begin working on material for their follow-up to 'Return Of The Snow Giant'more
Burn Halo, the new band fronted by former Eighteen Visions singer James Hart, has issued the following update: "We have a new drummer in the house in Timmy Russell. Timmy has been tearin' up the stage with Beautiful Creatures and Bang Tango for a while now and we are super-excited to have him on stage with us." more
The Newport Jazz Festival is in the market for a new sponsor. Jazz impresario George Wein, who founded the iconic festival in 1954, said Tuesday that the event's 24-year relationship with the JVC consumer electronics company has ended. more
Nightrage have completed work on their next release for Lifeforce Records. Titled "Wearing A Martyr's Crown," the effort was tracked by Fredrik Nordström (In Flames) at Studio Fredman in Sweden.more
Arsis guitar player Jim Malone has issued a statement regarding the band's recent tour cancellations, including the current Carcass tour. Read it here
Three of the world's best guitar shredders — Mike Orlando, Joe Stump and Matthew Mills — will team up for a G3-style instrumental tour called Night Of The Living Shred. The trek will stop at several venues along the East Coast more
Destruction are currently touring North America along with Krisiun and Mantic Ritual. The band has unfortunately had to announce however, that their show in Calgary, Alberta, Canada will not go ahead as planned.more
ZAO will release its new album, "Awake?", on May 5 via Ferret Music.more
Helion has been rejoined by guitarist Kimmo Korhonen (Waltari, Solacide, Maiden Hell). Guitarist Jaakko Kunnas (who is now also handling vocal duties in the band, explains: "We'll be needing a qualified guitarist to hit the stage with us. And as we all know, Kimmo is more than qualified. - more
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