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Weezer have teamed up with a U.S. blanket company to produce their own branded blanket, according to reports. The band are set to get their own "Snuggie," which is a blanket with sleeves, and instead will call the item a "Wuggie." more
White Wedding: White Stripes drummer Meg White has married fiance Jackson Smith in Nashville.more
KISS frontman Paul Stanley boasted to fans "Wow! We're already over 1 Million YouTube views of our American Idol appearance where we were joined by finalist, Adam Lambert. By all reports, it was the high point of the show, and this seems to confirm it!" Someone forgot to tell the lawyers at Fox who had the clip removed. Oops. more Then again, perhaps people were logging on to see if Lambert's outfit was really as ridiculous as they heard (hint: it was).
After years of hearings in a protracted battle over how to parcel out James Brown's wealth, a South Carolina judge approved a settlement Tuesday that gives nearly half of it to his charitable trust, about a quarter to his wife and young son, and the rest to Brown's adult children.more
Alexis Babini has confirmed an opening slot for Blues Traveler on June 9th at the Ridgefield Playhouse in Ridgefield, CT The singer-songwriter, who now calls Boston home, is originally from Fairfield, CT, so the gig is a hometown show of sorts. In his own words, "This will be a really great night because I'll be playing my home base and sharing the stage with a band who had a great influence on me as an aspiring singer/songwriter." more
T.I. entered an Arkansas federal prison Tuesday to begin a year and a day sentence on a weapon charge.more
Named after a David Bowie B-side, Sweethead is a new band featuring members of Queens Of The Stone Age and Mark Lanegan's band. The group plan to release their debut EP in July. more
The Brass have announced the release of their upcoming 7". Homosapien is due out in mid-June on Dead Broke Rekerds. The band features members of On The Might Of Princes and Latterman.more
Rancid is offering a full stream and a track by track commentary of their new album, Let the Dominoes Fall on their MySpace page.
Warrior Soul return with their first studio album in over 14 years. Led by controversial frontman Kory Clarke, whose ever present vocals make the band unique and immediately identifiable, "Destroy The War Machine" features eight brand new tracks including a cover of Iggy Pop's "Knocking 'Em Down (In The City)"! The disc will hit stores on July 14. A full scale tour of the United States and Europe will follow. more including an mp3 link
New dates have been added to the Gotthard Tour. Three shows in Italy and three shows in the UK have been added, with more to follow.more
Quincy Jones tells Winehouse to Beat It! It appears that the only thing that Amy Winehouse is headlining this summer is her very own cancellation-palooza. The latest: Uber-producer Quincy Jones has rescinded his invitation to Winehouse to record a song for a tribute album being compiled in his honor. more
Chimaira has announced a short run of summer headlining tour dates in July, most of which also feature Winds of Plague and Born of Osiris.dates
Jason Collett will support the Weakerthans on their upcoming US west coast tour. Jason will be performing solo at the shows and previewing a number of songs from his upcoming full length.more
Testament has announced a number of tour dates in September spanning Central and South America as well as Mexico.more
The Michael Schenker Group have confirmed that their North American tour is a go. Says Schenker: "It is official, the Visa situation has been sorted out and the US Tour is on as planned!" dates
Annotations Of An Autopsy has finished writing their Nuclear Blast Records debut, titled "II: The Reign Of Darkness." This July the band will enter Welsh recording studio Foel Studio (Napalm Death) to commence tracking the effort, which is expected to surface this fall.more
Kanye West does not read books or respect them but nevertheless he has "written" one that he would like you to buy and read. more. Have fun counting the "I" in that epic piece of "literature!"
Pretty Maids are currently negotiating new recording deals for Europe and Asia. The band intend to start recording new material in the autumn and a new album is set for release early spring 2010.more
Trivia question of the day: Which member of KISS was a songwriter for the hit TV show 'Happy Days'?
The answer to yesterday's question: Pearl Jam drummer Dave Krusen left the band shortly after the group recorded "Ten," he later went on to form a new group with two members of Blind Melon called Unified Theory - more News Quicks
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