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Ice Cube Reacted To Death Of Ex-N.W.A. Manager Jerry Heller2016 In Review
Hip hop manager Jerry Heller, known for helping the late Eazy-E form Ruthless Records and overseeing the rise of N.W.A.,

Original Alice Cooper Band Reuniting For New Album 2016 In Review
Alice Cooper has revealed plans to reunite with his original band for his next studio album.

Andy 'Thunderclap' Newman Dead At 73 2016 In Review
Andy 'Thunderclap' Newman, the piano player and mainman with his namesake band Thunderclap Newman, died at age 73.

Surviving Members N.W.A. Members Perform At Coachella 2016 In Review
Three of the surviving members of N.W.A., MC Ren, DJ Yella and Ice Cube, performed together at the Coachella festival

U2 Plan New Album and Very Special Shows For Joshua Tree Anniversary
U2 plan to release a new album and perform a series of shows marking the 30th anniversary of 1987's 'The Joshua Tree', in 2017

Beck Will Be Releasing His New Album 'Very Soon'
Beck's follow-up to the GRAMMY-winning Morning Phase has kept fans waiting

Shania Twain Talks 'So Overdue' New Album
Shania Twain hasn't released a new studio album since 2002's Up! but that's set to change in 2017.

Wilson Fairchild Announce New Album 'Songs Our Dads Wrote'
Country music duo Wilson Fairchild have announced their new album, entitled Songs Our Dads Wrote

Havok Announce New Album 'Conformicide'
Havok have announced that they will be releasing their new studio album, entitled 'Conformicide,' on March 10th

Sinner Sinners Announce New Album 'Optimism Disorder'
Sinner Sinners have announced that they will be releasing their new studio album 'Optimism Disorder'

Haim Tell Fans To Expect The Unexpected On New Album
Haim's sophomore album will arrive in summer 2017, and the sisters are already excited about sharing their new music with fans

Suicide Silence Going Mostly Clean For New Album
Suicide Silence say their next album will feature '70%' clean vocals. The band have been working on the follow-up

Killswitch Engage May Focus On New Albums Over Touring
Bassist Mike D'Antonio says Killswitch Engage are considering a future that involves more recording and less touring than their current phase

Brad Paisley Announces New Album 'Love and War'
Brad Paisley has announced that he will be releasing his new studio album, entitled 'Love and War',

Misfits Star Doyle Wolfgang Von Frankenstein New Album and Tour
Former Misfits guitarist Doyle Wolfgang Von Frankenstein will release his second album As We Die in spring 2017

Steve Hackett Announces New Album 'The Night Siren'
Steve Hackett has announced he'll release his new album 'The Night Siren' next year

Avenged Sevenfold Star Explains Endgame For New Album
Avenged Sevenfold bassist Johnny Christ says the band are playing the long game when it comes to sales of their new album The Stage

Brantley Gilbert Announces New Album 'The Devil Don't Sleep'
Brantley Gilbert has announced his fourth studio album The Devil Don't Sleep.

Black Sabbath Inspired Metallica's New Album
Robert Trujillo has explained how Black Sabbath influenced his work on latest Metallica album Hardwired... To Self-Destruct.

Danko Jones Announce New Album 'Wild Cat'
Danko Jones will release their eighth album Wild Cat on March 3, 2017.

Last In Line To Start Work On New Album In January
Last In Line will record their second album in 2017, Vivian Campbell confirms.

Sage The Gemini Releases 'Now and Later' Video, Announces Tour
Sage The Gemini have released a new music video for his current single 'Now and Later' and announced he will be hitting the road

Tool Feel Guilty About Delay Of New Album
Justin Chancellor says Tool feel guilty over the amount of time it's taken them to complete a follow-up to 2006 album 10,000 Days

Warbringer Announce New Album 'Woe to the Vanquished'
Warbringer have announced that they will be releasing their new studio album 'Woe to the Vanquished' on March 31st

Warbringer Announce New Album 'Woe to the Vanquished'
Warbringer have announced that they will be releasing their new studio album 'Woe to the Vanquished' on March 31st

Robert Cray Announces New Album Under Jay-Vee Records Deal
Robert Cray has announced that he will be releasing his new album 'Robert Cray & Hi Rhythm' in Spring of next year

Drake Reveals Release Plans For New Album 'More Life'
Drake fans who've been hoping the rapper would drop his new studio album 'More Life' before the end of the year

Mastodon Member Reveals Deadly Serious Concept In New album
Mastodon's upcoming seventh album features a concept that centers on the horrors of cancer, drummer Brann Dailor has revealed

Shaman Elephant Stream New Album 'Crystals' Online
Norwegian proggers Shaman Elephant have streamed their entire brand new album Crystals with Prog

LeAnn Rimes Announces New Album 'Remnants'
LeAnn Rimes will release her 16th studio album, Remnants, on February 3rd.

Ryan Adams Announces New Album 'Prisoner'
Ryan Adams returns in 2017 with a new album, Prisoner. He also shared the album's first single, 'Do You Still Love Me?'

Nicki Minaj's New App Features New Song 'Ain't Gone Do It''
Nicki Minaj's new mobile app Nicki Minaj: The Empire arrived early

Deep Purple Release Video Previews For New Album 'Infinite'
Deep Purple are sharing a preview of their upcoming album, 'Infinite.' The hard rock legends have issued a pair of video trailers

Thunder Announce New Album 'Rip It Up'
Thunder have announced the release of their 11th studio album. It'll be titled Rip It Up

Ian Anderson Reimagines Jethro Tull Classics For New Album
Jethro Tull leader Ian Anderson has unveiled an album of reworked classic tracks with string quartet.

Tim Bowness Announces New Album 'Lost In The Ghost Light'
Tim Bowness will release his fourth solo album, Lost In The Ghost Light, through InsideOut on February 17

Cypress Hill's Sen Dog Recruits Metal Stars For New Album
Christian Olde Wolbers has confirmed he's recorded a hip-hop metal album with Cypress Hill's Sen Dog

Train Announce New Album 'a girl a bottle a boat'
Train will be returning in 2017 with a new album entitled a girl a bottle a boat.'

Megadeth and Anthrax Stars Recording New Album
Megadeth's David Ellefson and Anthrax's Frank Bello have announced that they have hit the recording studio to make a new album

The Killers Plan To Release New Album In 2017
On Wednesday morning on KROQ's Kevin & Bean Show, The Killers' Brandon Flowers phoned in

Deep Purple Reveal New Album Details
Deep Purple's upcoming 20th album will be titled Infinite, the band have confirmed

Lil Wayne Announces New Album 'Funeral'
There's still no word on when (or if) Cash Money Records will ever release Lil Wayne's long anticipated Tha Carter V

deadmau5 Releases Online Preview Of His New Album
deadmau5 is set to release his eighth studio album on Friday (Dec. 2) but fans can get an early listen

Some Avenged Sevenfold Fans May Not Understand New Album?
M Shadows has predicted that while some Avenged Sevenfold fans will be fully engaged by latest album The Stage

Metallica's James and Lars Had Falling Out Making New Album
James Hetfield says he and bandmate Lars Ulrich fell out over the drummer's interference while writing new Metallica album

Mastodon Have Completed Work On New Album
Troy Sanders says Mastodon's seventh album is 'in the bag.'

Alan Reed Announces New Album 'On The Razor's Edge'
Alan Reed has announced that he will release his new album, Honey On The Razor's Edge

Slipknot Making New Album Plans
Slipknot percussionist Shawn 'Clown' Crahan says the band will begin writing new material in February of next year.

While She Sleeps Announce New Album And Release Video
While She Sleeps have revealed details of their upcoming third album. Titled You Are We

Rick Ross Announces New Album 'Rather You Than Me'
Rapper Rick Ross has announced his next studio album which will be entitled 'Rather You Than Me,'

Esquire Releases New Album No Spare Planet
Esquire, the band featuring Nikki Squire, the first wife of late Yes bassist Chris Squire, have released their latest album

Fleet Foxes 'Alllllmost done' With New Album
New music is on the way for Fleet Foxes. The band recently shared a 1962 photo of the eruption of the Mount Tokachi volcano

Phil Anselmo's Superjoint Stream New Album Online
Phil Anselmo's Superjoint have made their new album Caught Up In The Gears Of Application available to stream in full

Clutch Set To Begin Work On New Album
Jean-Paul Gaster says Clutch are aiming to start writing their 12th album within the next eight weeks

Lil Wayne Now A 'Roc-A-Fella Millionaire'?
Lil Wayne has made it extremely clear how he feels about Cash Money Records, so is it possible that he's getting ready

Pain of Salvation Announce New Album 'In the Passing Light of Day'
Pain of Salvation have announced that they have set a Friday the 13th release date (Jan 13, 2017) for their new studio album

Lucid Fly Stream Full New Album 'Building Castles In Air'
US dark proggers Lucid Fly are streaming their new album Building Castles In Air with Prog.

Drake Sparks Speculation About New Album With Kanye West
Drake is having fun teasing fans about his upcoming collaborative album with Kanye West

The xx Announce New Album And Stream First Single
It's been four years since British indie pop band The xx released a new album, and now they've announced they'll be back

Childish Gambino Announces New Album 'Awaken, My Love!'
Childish Gambino confirmed a new album entitled 'Awaken, My Love!'

System Of A Down Have 15 Songs Ready To Record For New Album
System Of A Down drummer John Dolmayan says the band have 15 new songs in contention for their sixth album

T.I. Saves Creed's Scott Stapp In New Animated Clip
Drawn and Recorded's first episode focuses on the time T.I. saved Creed's Scott Stapp after a suicide attempt in 2012.

Satyricon Recording New Album In A Barn
Satyricon's next album will be recorded in a barn, Sigurd 'Satyr' Wongraven has revealed

All Else Fails Crowdfunding New Album
All Else Fails have launched an IndieGoGo campaign to crowdfund their forthcoming studio album 'The Forever Lie'

Lorde Laments Turning 20, Teases New Album Details
Lorde is no longer a teen popstar as she celebrated her 20th birthday this week and she took to Facebook to lament

Deadmau5 Releasing New Album In December
Deadmau5 has set a December 2nd released date for his new album, the first in two years

Dropkick Murphys Announce New Album Stream First Song
Dropkick Murphys have announced that their ninth studio album '11 Short Stories Of Pain & Glory'

Metallica To Make Videos For Every Song On New Album
Metallica are planning to make a music video for every song on their forthcoming album

Obituary Finish Recording New Album And Eye March Release
Obituary's 10th studio album is sounding 'brutal' according to guitarist Trevor Peres.

Little Big Town Announce New Album 'The Breaker'
Little Big Town have announced the release of their seventh studio album The Breaker

Black Country Communion Eye Spring Release Of New Album
Black Country Communion aim to launch their next album in spring 2017, Glenn Hughes confirms

Esben And The Witch Stream Full New Album 'Older Terrors'
Esben And The Witch have made their fourth album Older Terrors available to stream in full ahead of its official release

Monster Magnet Reveal New Album Plans
Monster Magnet have announced that they'll hit the studio this month to begin work on their next studio album

Lynyrd Skynyrd's Gary Rossington Releasing New Album With Wife
Lynyrd Skynyrd co-founder Gary Rossington and his wife, Dale Krantz-Rossington, will be releasing a new album November 4

Mastodon's Brann Dailor Tributes Late Grandmother On New Album
Mastodon's Brann Dailor is to honor his late grandmother Jeanne by playing her bass guitar on their next album

Michael Buble Explains Reason For New Album Delay
Michael Buble is officially back in action with his latest release, Nobody But Me

Kentucky Headhunters Cover Alice Cooper Classic On New Album
Veteran rockers the Kentucky Headhunters are gearing up for the release of On Safari

Neil Young Announces New Album 'Peace Trail'
Neil Young has announced that he will release a new album, 'Peace Trail', on December 2.

Triumph's Rik Emmett Previews New Album 'RES9'
Triumph's Rik Emmett is streaming samples of all of the songs that will be featured on the upcoming album

Deep Purple Finish Recording New Album
Deep Purple bassist Roger Glover has confirmed that he and the band have finished recording what will be their 20th album

Bon Jovi Play New Album On Broadway
Bon Jovi played a show at New York's Barrymore Theatre on Broadway last week (October 20), doing a very ambitious set

Black Veil Brides Frontman Reveals New Album Update
Black Veil Brides are in the process of mixing their fifth album, frontman Andy Biersack has confirmed

Alter Bridge's New Album Scores Top 10 Chart Debut
Alter Bridge have scored a Top 10 debut for their fifth album, 'The Last Hero', on the US charts.

Fozzy Releasing New Album Next Year
Fozzy have announced that they have renewed their deal with Century Media Records and will release a new album in 2017.

Bruno Mars Talks New Album With Carson Daly
Bruno Mars stopped by 97.1 AMP Radio Wednesday to catch up with morning show host Carson Daly.

Corrosion Of Conformity Hit The Studio For New Album
Corrosion Of Conformity are in the studio to record their 10th album. The band have posted pictures from the studio

The Damned Announce Tour and New Album Plans
The Damned have announced a widespread UK tour and confirmed they'll release a new album in 2017

Chuck Berry Announces His First New Album in 38 Years
Rock and Roll legend Chuck Berry celebrated his 90th birthday by announcing that he will be releasing his first new studio album

Garth Brooks Announces New Album 'Gunslinger'
Country music superstar Garth Brooks has revealed more details about his forthcoming album

Susan Boyle's New Album Features Virtual Nate King Cole Duet
Susan Boyle has announced her new studio album, 'A Wonderful World' which will be released on November 4th

The Answer Preview New Album 'Solas'
The Answer have released a stream teasing every track on their upcoming sixth album Solas.

Justin Timberlake Reveals Musical Direction Of New Album
Justin Timberlake is making an album, but even he doesn't know what to call it.

Danny Worsnop Reveals New Album Details Including New Title
Danny Worsnop has changed the name of his debut solo album from The Prozac Sessions to The Long Road Home.

Extreme's Gary Cherone Apologizes For New Album Delay
Extreme's Gary Cherone says he doesn't want to play any more shows until they release new music

Travis Scott Streaming New Album 'Days Before Birds'
Barely one month after Travis Scott released his new album Birds in the Trap Sing McKnight, it appears there's a new album

The Game's New Album '1992' Streaming Online
Lately, The Game has been more headlines for his beef with Meek Mill than for his music

Ghost Plan To Release New Album Next Year
Ghost's fourth album will launch next year, one of the band's Nameless Ghoul has revealed

U2 Hope To Release New Album Next Spring
U2 have been working on their follow up album to their 2014 release, Songs Of Innocence

Trivium's New Album Coming Next Year
Trivium's Corey Beaulieu says their next album will be launched in 2017. The guitarist says there's 'no shortage' of material

Taylor Swift New Album Rumors Heat Up
There are numerous indications that Taylor Swift might actually release a new album before the end of the month

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