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(antiMusic) A lil Judas Priest Christmas cheer for Halloween? The new single "Christmas for Everyone" from "Halford III Winter Songs" is available as a FREE download from HalfordMusic.com . Four more new singles from "Halford III Winter Songs" are available for purchase from HalfordMusic.com as well:Get Into The Spirit, We Three Kings, Oh Come O Come Emanuel, Winter Song. more

Them Crooked Vultures - the new supergroup featuring John Paul Jones (Led Zeppelin), Dave Grohl (Foo Fighters) and Josh Homme (Queens Of The Stone Age) - have leaked another studio track teaser for the song 'Mind Eraser, No Chaser'. Check it out here

Check out Pearl Jam's Eddie Vedder and Mike McCready performing "Ball & Chain" with Social D here Also be on the look out for video of Mike Ness and Jonny "2Bags" Wickersham joining Pearl Jam on-stage performing "Down."

For the next 12 days, Switchfoot will be previewing audio clips from thier upcoming album Hello Hurricane. You can only find these snipets @ www.switchfoot.com, so please make sure to check back each day for the next 12 days. more

Tune into Faction (Channel 28 on Sirius and Channel 52 on XM) Sat. Oct. 31st as the Misfits' Jerry Only takes over the airwaves! Listeners can expect the Misfits founding fiend on-air cutting in once or more an hour to spin creepy cuts, share brief anecdotes and hand out Halloween ear candy for Sirius-XM Satellite radio listeners ALL-DAY (morning, noon and night), this Halloween. more

The Almost are the latest band to stream their entire new album on their Myspace page. You can check out "Monster, Monster"here

YouTube's webcast of a U2 concert was watched by nearly 10 million people, the video site's largest streaming event ever. more

Tony Thaxton of Motion City Soundtrack tells fans "I've been in surgery twice since Friday, and am on a lot of medication including IV's at home. Because of all of this, I will be unable to play our Halloween show in Minneapolis this weekend. My old, trusty drum tech, Claudio Rivera, will be playing on my place." Read more for the reason for the surgeries here

Obscura bassist Jeroen Paul Thesseling has rejoined resurrected late '80s/early '90s death metallers Pestilence after a 15-year break. Thesseling, known for his six-string fretless signature, played on Pestilence's fourth album, "Spheres". more

We Are The Fallen, the new band featuring original Evanescence members Ben Moody (guitar) and John LeCompt (guitar) and Rocky Gray (drums) along with "American Idol" vocalist Carly Smithson is currently recording its debut album for Universal Republic in Los Angeles and expect to release it in early 2010. more

Hell Within is currently writing their still-untitled Thorp Records debut and the band will enter the studio in January 2010 under the direction of Pete Rutcho of Damaged Studios (Bury Your Dead, Unearth). A May 2010 release is planned. more

On Halloween night veteran punk act White Flag will perform a special show with guest vocalist Tony Reflex of the Adolescents .more

The National and Breeders Perform Together. Hero twins is the theme of a powerful performance of a Mayan creation myth from twin Dessners and Deals in Brooklyn. You'll have to read the Spin.com review to figure it all out.

RollingStone.com has Posted a cool tribute to music great Duane Allman. You can check it out here. They don't make em like that any more. -

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