Cavo Flooded Out- Streetlight Manifesto Vs Victory- Gorillaz Steal Song?- Pink Floyd Collaborator Dies- Phoenix- Converge- Offspring- Pro-Pain- Paramore and more
The strained relationship between ska-punks Streetlight Manifesto and their label Victory Records reached a new level of tension last week. The band posted the following on their website. "We cannot condone or agree with the actions or ethics of our record label, nor do we want to support them financially through revenue made under the guise of helping Streetlight." more They also decided to sideline the label by giving away their latest single.
Eddy Grant is hopping on a legal avenue, it seems. The reggae star is accusing the virtual group Gorillaz, the brainchild of Damon Albarn and Jamie Hewlett, with ripping off his 1983 song, Time Warp, and using the keyboard section as the basis for their recent single, Stylo. more
This summer, Muse will play the Jisan Valley Rock Festival in Icheon, Korea. The festival takes place from Friday 30th July to Sunday 1st August. Muse will headline the Sunday night. more
Paramore just announced some new shows in Europe between The Spring Tour and The Honda Civic Tour. dates
Singer/songwriter and Elton John and Pink Floyd collaborator Lesley Duncan has died aged 66. Duncan passed away on Friday (March 12) aged 66 after suffering from cerebrovascular disease. more
Phoenix be playing at Rock Werchter Fest in Belgium, on July 1st.
Converge will spend a good portion of the summer touring Europe. Most of the trek will also feature Kylesa, Gaza, and Kvelertak. more
Pro-Pain will release their new album, Absolute Power, in May 2010. The band will hit the road in Europe prior to the release supporting Sepultura. more
The Offspring return to Japan on August 7 and 8 to play the Summer Sonic 2010 Festival. On sale and city info to be announced soon.
Tegan And Sara will spend the summer on the road with Paramore as part of this year's Honda Civic Tour. The jaunt kicks off July 23 in Raleigh, N.C. and visits 30 cities throughout North America. more
Pennywise will join the Warped Tour from July 20th-August 8th more
BW&BK is streaming Ratt's 'Eat Me Up Alive' - the opening track from their first new album in over ten years, Infestation. more
A Plea For Purging recently entered the studio to record their third full-length, titled "The Marriage of Heaven and Hell." Tracking is taking places at Foundation Studios with Joey Sturgis (The Devil Wears Prada) and the effort will hit stores on July 6th more
Bret Michaels kicked off his 47th birthday last night by beating out Cyndi Lauper and her team of high profile female celebrities on Celebrity Apprentice. more
Warner Music Group executives are talking with KKR/Bertelsmann, a private equity-backed music joint venture, about a potential joint bid for beleaguered music company EMI Group, according to two people familiar with the talks. more -