At the Pixies' Hollywood Palladium show on Wednesday night, kicking off a 21-date U.S. tour celebrating the 20th anniversary of their thorny masterwork Doolittle, the alt-rock icons performed the album start-to-finish more
Collective Soul have announced a handful of dates. The fun kicks off tonight in Canada. Grab the dates here.
Switchfoot will be at Sam Goody in San Diego for an in-store
event on Tuesday 11/10 starts at 7pm. There will be an acoustic performance
by the band and they will be signing their new cd Hello Hurricane, which will be released that day here
Spin.com had a little bit of fun with the news that Aerosmith may replace Steven Tyler by suggesting replacements. Some interesting picks but the Glee geeks are a non-starter as Steven never had to resort to using auto-tune. Check out their suggested replacements here.
Ed O'Brien of Radiohead suggests that bandwidth throttling (the practice of limiting the quantity of data a sever transmits and/or accepts within a specified period of time) may be a viable method to combat illegal downloading and filesharing. more
Protest the Hero have announced several Canadian holiday shows in which they will perform their 2008 album, Fortress, in its entirety more
We know...you still think of Pearl Jam as that uber-serious, non-party band. Certainly not the kind of jokesters who'd dress up like Devo, right? Wrong-o.
Ironbird Records have announced that they are releasing '2 on 1' resissues from Europe, Dangerous Toys, Britny Fox, Riot and Corrosion Of Conformity. Wow , that's five bands you normally wouldn't see mentioned together. Ok, the first three maybe. Grab the details here
Folk Go Punk! This isn't one of those Fearless Records comps where pop bands call themselves punk and cover other pop songs, Punknews.org reports that Coverlaydown has put together a collection of classic punk tracks covered by folk artists and in folk styles. more.
Steve Vai will reportedly be playing the American national anthem at Madison Square Garden at the New York Knicks game on November 29th. You'll have a chance to meet him afterwards. details
Revocation will team up with France's Hypno5e and The Binary Code for the "Metal As Art" tour. The month-long tour will kick off on January 6th in Brooklyn, NY more
Constants are set to record with Jesu and Godflesh member, Justin Broadrick. more
Cattle Decapitation is currently in search of a permanent bass player. more
Chad Smith's Bombastic Meatbats have tapped Matt Sorum (Velvet Revolver, Guns N' Roses) to take over drum duties from Chad Smith for their exclusive appearance at the Gakki Fair in Yokohama, Japan on November 7th. more
Annotations Of An Autopsy have been forced to pull out of their upcoming tour with Dying Fetus and The Faceless. more
Missing Metallica fan hunt update: Please be advised the meeting location for the Morgan Harrington Volunteer Search Party has changed for November 6-8(th). more
Jetboy guitarist Fernie Rod apparently fired the band's bassist, Michael Butler (ex-Exodus), this past Tuesday (November 3) during one of the podcasts Butler hosts more -