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My Chemical Romance's New Member- Metallica Book-Foo Fighters Live Return- U2 Going Nashville- Yawnplay- Ozzy Suicide- Rare Hendrix Guitar- more

10/26/2010
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The Day in Rock Digest for 10/26/10: My Chemical Romance have announced a replacement for drummer Bob Bryar who left the band in March. The band has enlisted Mike Pedicone, formerly of The Bled. more

Renowned British rock journalist Mick Wall will release his new book, Metallica - Enter Night: The Biography, in hardcover via Orion in the UK on November 11th more

The Foo Fighters are to play two outdoor shows next summer. The celebrated band will be headlining Milton Keynes Bowl on July 2 and 3. more

Coldplay top poll of 'music most likely to help people fall asleep' Radiohead, Snow Patrol and Alicia Keys also feature in the Top 10 list more

Chris Johnson has been forced to quit Holy Rage due to ongoing health issues. The group's leader, former Judas Priest singer Al Atkins made the announcement here

Billboard.biz confirms that U2 will take its record-breaking 360 tour to Nashville's Vanderbilt Stadium on July 2 of next year, the band's first trip to the market in more than 29 years more

Punknews.org teamed up with several of the labels and bands associated with The Fest 9 to release the appropriately named Punknews.org Presents The Fest 9: A Free Compilation. This is actually the first of two volumes that will span a whopping 46 tracks from bands performing at The Fest this weekend in Gainesville, FL. more

The Ocean has revealed the dates for its forthcoming tour of Europe, in support of Anathema. more

A rare piece of Jimi Hendrix memorabilia goes under the hammer at the specialist auction house Cameo Auctioneers in Midgham, Berkshire, UK. This guitar was played by Jimi Hendrix in the early stages of his career could be the piece de resistance for a serious Hendrix collector more

De Lirium'S Order have announced the addition of bassist Erkki Silvennoinen (Northern Kings, Amoral) to the group's ranks. The band will enter the studio on October 31 to record one song, "Maximum Sentence". more

Dirty Penny, who released their second album 'Young and Reckless' in September of 2009, have announced that lead singer Binge Daniels has left the band. more

The band Train on Monday rolled out a new song for the upcoming holidays meant to put a smile on the faces of music fans who are weary of the gloomy economy. more

Desultory will reissue exclusive deluxe editions of their Into Eternity and Bitterness full-lengths via Singapore's Pulverised Records. Initially released via Metal Blade Records in 1993 and 1994 respectively, each record represents an important contribution to Swedish extreme metal history. more

Outdoor Channel has entered into an exclusive multi-year endorsement agreement with lifelong outdoorsman and rock 'n' roll legend Ted Nugent. The deal will span all media, including broadcast and web, and is set to start in January 2011. more

Ozzy Osbourne has been confirmed bands for next year's edition of the Wacken Open Air festival, set to take place August 4-6, 2011 in the small town of Wacken in Schleswig-Holstein, northern Germany. more. He has also been confirmed for next year's edition of the Sweden Rock Festival, set to take place June 8-11, 2011 in Sölvesborg in southern Sweden. more

Speaking of Ozzy, on this day in 1984, 19-year-old John D. McCollum killed himself with a .22 caliber handgun after spending the day listening to Ozzy Osbourne records. One year later, McCollum's parents took court action against Ozzy and CBS Records, alleging that the song "Suicide Solution" from the album Blizzard of Ozz contributed to their son's death. The case was eventually thrown out of court. Find out what else happened on this date in music history here -

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