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11/16/2010
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The Day in Rock Digest for 11/16/10: Apple made a cryptic announcement on its site Monday, promising "Tomorrow is just another day you'll never forget." Depends how much you love The Beatles. more

On November 10th and 11th, Metallica performed a pair of sold out shows in Sydney, Australia at The Acer Arena. Official Metallica.com footage of 'Through The Never' from Nov. 10th and 'No Remorse' from Nov. 11th can be seen here

Disturbed, fresh off the release of its new album 'Asylum,' will be bringing its Music As A Weapon Tour to Australia in April. Joining Disturbed will be As I Lay Dying and Forgiven Rival. more

Silverstein are officially Hopeless. As in inked with Hopeless records. They will embark upon a full US and Canadian tour, dubbed Winterizer, and will release a five song, digital EP, Transitions, on December 7. more

Kataklysm will team up with All Shall Perish, Decrepit Birth, Conducting From The Grave, and Abysmal Dawn for an early-2011 tour of North America. more

Bret Michaels' website advise fans to look for Bret's upcoming yet to be titled country album due out in early 2011. They say the effort continues to draw & expand on Bret's country rock roots & will appeal to fans of acts such as Kenny Chesney, Keith Urban, Trace Adkins, Sugarland more

Smashing Pumpkins frontman Billy Corgan compared an upcoming gig with Pavement to a New Orleans funeral, saying that Pavement represents "the death of the alternative dream" and accusing the band of "having no love." more

Amon Amarth is currently more than halfway through tracking their new album, which is expected to consist of ten songs. more

Anvil have had one of their classic tracks included in The Simpsons. A clip from the song Metal On Metal was featured in the latest episode, aired in America on Sunday more

Children Of Bodom has announced a two-month tour of Europe, set to begin in March of 2011. more

Kid Rock has posted the official "Born Free" music video here

Damon Albarn is resurrecting Blur next year - the bandmembers are planning to work together in January. The group returned to the music scene after a six-year hiatus to headline a series of U.K. festivals last year. more

Gorgoroth, Belphegor, Impiety, The Way Of Purity and one more yet-to-be-announced act will take prt in the "Blackfest Over X-Mass Tour 2010" in December. more

Obscura has recently completed work on their brand new album Omnivium which is expected to see a March 2011 release date more

Unbroken continue their sporadic reunion shows with a just-announced date on April 9th, 2011 in NYC more

Spin.com is spinning a brand new Trail of Dead song which comes from the group's forthcoming album, Tao of the Dead, check it out here

Roadrunnerrecords.com will premiere the brand new Ratt video "Eat Me Up Alive" on Wed. more

Former Crimson Glory frontman Wade Black has resurrected his Black Reign project which also features Rick Renstrom (ex-Rob Rock, Leash Law, Tiwanaku) on guitars and Rich Marks on bass more

Daytrader will play a handful of Northeast shows next month more

Pulp to headline Isle Of Wight Festival 2011 The band will join Kings Of Leon at June event more

Testimony and Devil have been confirmed for next year's edition of the Metal Merchants Festival, set to take place January 28-29, 2011 at John Dee in Oslo, Norway. more

Playboy TV will be premiering a new reality series, Playboy's Beach House, on December 3rd featuring special guests Steel Panther. Check out the trailer here

On this day in 1974, John Lennon was at #1 in the U.S. singles chart with "Whatever Gets You Through The Night." Elton John played on the session and made a deal with Lennon that if the song reached #1, Lennon would have to appear on stage live with Elton. Lennon kept his side of the deal and appeared live with Elton. They played three songs together: "I Saw Her Standing There," "Lucy in the Sky With Diamonds" and "Whatever Gets You Through the Night." Backstage after the concert, Lennon got back with Yoko Ono after a temporary split. And on this day in 1987, Former Clash drummer Topper Headon was jailed for 15 months at Maidstone Crown Court, England for supplying heroin to a man who later died. Find out what else happened on this date in music history here -

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