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It's a story as old as the Beatles. Stone Temple Pilots Scott Weiland offers this explanation for his split with Velvet Revolver: "When Velvet Revolver first got together, it was great. I got to know the guys before: Met Duff at the gym... I was in rehab with Matt. I'd only met Slash twice - he's not the most social person. We had all been through the same experiences, and it felt like a gang," Weiland tells Details Magazine according to Jam!. "But everyone was a rock star. There were petty jealousies. Then the wives got involved with the business of the band, and that was the beginning of the downfall." more

Green Day will be hitting the road with AFI this summer for a North American tour. The fun will kick off on August 3rd year, with AFI opening. The trek is slated to begin August 3 at Susquehanna Bank Center in Camden, New Jersey. The read of the dates are TBA.

Jimi Hendrix's new album "Valley on Neptune" opened with sales of 87,074 last week, landing the effort at No 4 on the Hits Double Daily album sales chart. Check out the chart more
The Dillinger Escape Plan are streaming their new album, Option Paralysis, on their Myspace page

A judge approved a multimillion-dollar legal settlement Tuesday involving the wife and young son of former Blink 182 drummer Travis Barker's assistant, who was killed in a 2008 plane crash in South Carolina. more

Circa Survive are giving away a total of 150 free pairs of tickets to four of their upcoming shows in Europe. more

You can now watch Breaking Benjamin's new video for "Give Me a Sign" here

Judas Priest will guest on the US nationally syndicated radio show Rockline, with host Bob Coburn, on Monday, May 10th more.

A month later on Monday, June 7th Iron Maiden will guest on Rockline more

Collective Soul have added more tour dates in support of the band's most recent studio album, an eponymous set issued last fall. more

Ozzy Osbourne is the latest act confirmed for this year's Ruisrock festival, scheduled for July 9th - 11th at Russalo in Turku, Finland. more

Rush are to title their upcoming documentary Rush: Behind The Lighted Stage. It will be premiered at the Tribeca Film Festival in New York on April 24. more

Isis have mapped out some North American dates. They said of the trek, " We're gonna be playing with some great bands - Jakob (killer post-rock from New Zealand,) Tombs from Brooklyn, Melvins (!!!) and Cave In (that's right.) We're also be playing at this years Bonaroo Festival which should be good times as well." more

Former Junkhouse member and producer Dan Achen has died. The Hamilton, Ont. musician and owner of the city's Catherine North Studios passed away after suffering a heart attack while playing hockey on Monday (March 15) night. more

The 19th annual Detroit Music Awards takes place at the Fillmore on Friday, April 16, 2010. Nominees this year include Jimmie Bones and Larry Fratangelo of Kid Rock's Twisted Brown Trucker band more

The Juliana Theory's Music From Another Room will be released on vinyl this spring via Enjoy the Ride Records. more

Guns N' Roses, who are currently trekking across South America with Sebastian Bach, have updated their tour itinerary. Check it out here

Ed Gein is currently in the studio recording their next album. Tracking is taking place with Jason "Jocko" Randall at Moresound Studios in Syracuse, NY more

Khann tell fans, "we will be recording our new record in Louisville KY March 28th-April 12th. Hopefully the new record we will be out mid to late summer." they also announced some upcoming tour dates

After five years together and one release with Century Media Records, We Were Gentlemen has called it quits. Frontman Matt Tarpey explains

Cash Cash, Bamboo Shoots, The Blue Pages, and All Night Dynamite will be hitting the road together for the Robots in High-Tops Tour more

With a debut album recorded and tucked away for a June release, Young Veins -- the new band from former Panic! at the Disco members Ryan Ross and Jon Walker -- played its first show together on Saturday night at The Echo on Los Angeles' East Side. Spin.com has all the details more -

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