Baroness Members Remain Hospitalized After Bus Crash
They still have a way to go, but the prognosis appears encouraging for most of the people injured in the horrific accident that sent a tour bus carrying members of the Georgia-based band Baroness and their crew plunging over a British viaduct.
Rage Against the Machine’s Tom Morello Bashes Vice Presidential Candidate Paul Ryan
One of the things that can be frustrating about being an artist is your inability to control the way your work is interpreted or enjoyed — as Rage Against the Machine‘s Tom Morello is rediscovering this week, upon learning that Republican Vice Presidential nominee Paul Ryan is a big fan …
Soundgarden Set November 13 Release Date for New Album
It’s been a long time coming, but Soundgarden fans finally have a date they can point to for a new record: The group’s as-yet-untitled reunion album is due for release on November 13.
Axl Rose Suffers Partial Defeat in ‘Guitar Hero’ Lawsuit
Axl Rose‘s ongoing quest to wrest a $20 million judgment from video game makers Activision was dealt a setback yesterday (August 14), when a judge indicated Rose’s allegations of fraud would be dismissed — but he allowed another claim in the suit to stand, leaving the leg…
Radiohead Guitarist Jonny Greenwood Reveals Track Listing for ‘The Master’
Radiohead guitarist Jonny Greenwood is set to continue his idiosyncratic solo career with the soundtrack to Paul Thomas Anderson‘s upcoming film ‘The Master‘ — and now we know a bit about what fans can expect to hear on the album, due Sept. 11.
Slash Wonders How He Can Get to ‘Sesame Street’
Katy Perry and the Goo Goo Dolls have done it, so why can’t Slash? That’s the question the top-hatted guitar legend is asking the producers of ‘Sesame Street.’
SXSW Creative Director Brent Grulke Dead at 52
One of rock’s most hotly anticipated annual festivals lost a key component of its success yesterday (Aug. 13), when SXSW creative director Brent Grulke passed away at the young age of 52.
Billy Corgan Says Soundgarden Reunion Is for the Money
Smashing Pumpkins frontman Billy Corgan has been talking trash about just everyone in music this year, and now beloved grunge goliaths Soundgarden are no exception.
Ronnie James Dio’s Childhood Home Up for Sale on eBay
If you’ve got about $100,000 to burn, want to own a piece of rock ‘n’ roll history, and don’t mind relocating to upstate New York, good news: You can enter the bidding to own the house that metal legend Ronnie James Dio grew up in.
Red Hot Chili Peppers Kick Off B-Side Releases with ‘Strange Man’ and ‘Long Progression’
They told you they had a bunch of B-sides stored up in the vaults and ready to release, and now the Red Hot Chili Peppers are starting to dole out all those goodies they promised — beginning with the new 7″ single ‘Strange Man’ and ‘Long Progression.&CloseCurl…
Beastie Boys Sue Monster Energy for Unlicensed Use of Songs; Adam Yauch’s Will Forbids His…
The surviving Beastie Boys and the estate of late member Adam Yauch have filed a lawsuit against Monster Energy for the unauthorized use of their music in a new promotional campaign — and as the recently filed will of Yauch makes clear, the group will never agree to license its songs for …
Duff McKagan + Mike McCready Lend Their Talents to Seattle Supergroup Walking Papers
When Jeff Angell and Barrett Martin decided to form a new band, they didn’t have to look very far for support. As two longtime members of the Seattle music scene, with time served in bands like Mad Season and Screaming Trees, they only needed to reach out to some old friends. Some ve…