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Black Sabbath European Shows Rebooked as ‘Ozzy + Friends’ Featuring Zakk Wylde and Slash
With Tony Iommi battling lymphoma and Bill Ward in a contract dispute with the band, Black Sabbath will now only play one gig on their previously scheduled European tour.
Marilyn Manson Announces 2012 U.S. Tour Dates
Marilyn Manson has unveiled dates for a spring U.S. tour that will see the shock rocker and his band hitting intimate theaters and clubs. These gigs are being called the first set of dates, so there’s more to come.
2012 Grammy Award Winners
The winners of the 2012 Grammy Awards have all been announced. In the rock world, it was all Foo Fighters all the time.
Whitney Houston Death: Sebastian Bach and Bret Michaels Pay Tribute to Pop Superstar
Former Skid Row singer Sebastian Bach and Poison frontman Bret Michaels have written lengthy tributes to Whitney Houston upon the sudden news of her death today (Feb. 11). Both musicians expressed deep sadness at the news, and wrote about how they were touched personally by Houston and her music.
Metallica To Make Big Announcement February 7
Metallica are tantalizing fans with a new video clip that promises a big announcement from the band this coming Tuesday, Feb. 7, at 11AM PT. What can it be? Another collaborative album with Lou Reed? We don’t think so! Whatever it is, it seems to be geared toward a big concert announ…
Anthrax Guitarist Fights Viral Infection and Drummer Exits Tour To Be With Ailing Mom
Earlier today, we reported that Anthrax guitarist Scott Ian missed last night’s show in Kansas City, Mo., due to an unspecified illness. Now, the band has released a statement explaining that Ian is battling a severe viral infection that caused him to be hospitalized in Los Angeles. In addition, the…
Riot Guitarist Mark Reale Dies at 57
Riot guitarist Mark Reale passed away Wednesday at the age of 57 after being hospitalized for severe complications from his longtime battle with Crohn’s disease. Reale had suffered a subarachnoid hemorrhage and was in a coma for the past two weeks.
New Nine Inch Nails Album on the Way
With all the awards and nominations Trent Reznor has been receiving for his soundtrack work on both ‘The Social Network’ and ‘The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo,’ it was beginning to look like the industrial-rock king had found an entire new career. But get y…
Anthony Kiedis’ Foot Surgery Forces Red Hot Chili Peppers to Postpone Tour Dates
Red Hot Chili Peppers singer Anthony Kiedis recently underwent surgery for multiple foot injuries, forcing the band to postpone their upcoming U.S. tour dates.
Van Halen Announce Tour Dates, Album Title and First Single
This just in: Van Halen have announced full dates for their North American tour in support of their new album, which is titled ‘A Different Kind of Truth.’
James Durbin Gets Married on New Year’s Eve
Rocker James Durbin tied the knot with his longtime girlfriend Heidi Lowe on New Year’s Eve. The couple, who have a 2-year-old son named Hunter, wed at a chapel on the edge of the redwood forest near California’s Santa Cruz Mountains.
Guns N’ Roses Cancel Mississippi Show
Guns N’ Roses have canceled their concert scheduled for tonight (Dec. 5) at the DeSoto Civic Center in Southhaven, Miss. The marks the second show on their current North American trek that has been nixed because of ‘production issues.’