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Mike Pedicone

Mike Pedicone issues statement regarding My Chemical Romance incident

Last weekend, My Chemical Romance’s touring drummer Mike Pedicone was let go after he was accused of stealing from the band. Fans of both My Chemical Romance and Pedicone have been speaking out about the incident, and no opinion has gone unheard. Finally, Mike Pedicone himself has released an official statement regarding the incident with […]

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Adele postpones opening UK tour dates

Due to illness, Adele has had to postpone her first two UK tour dates. The singer made the announcement after coming down with a cold and chest infection. Earlier this year, Adele also had to postpone a series of US tour dates due to acute laryngitis. More details on the postponed dates should be released […]

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Iggy Pop writing new material with The Stooges

Iggy Pop has revealed that he and James Williamson, the guitarist in his band The Stooges, have been writing new material together. Ten tracks have been written and Iggy Pop confirms that they will continue to “keep writing,” although he refused to confirm whether or not the songs would be released as a studio album.

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Elvis Presley estate suing Arista Music

Elvis Presley’s estate is suing Germany’s Arista Music for $9m in unpaid royalties. It also alleges that the label exploited Presley in a $5.4m buyout of his catalogue in 1973. Under that agreement, the label – then called RCA – bought the rights to Presley’s back catalogue, splitting the $5.4m fee between Presley and his […]

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Gallows plan new EP with Wade MacNeil

Gallows have officially confirmed plans to create a new EP with new frontman Wade MacNeil. In the meantime, “True Colours,” which is available for free download, is the band’s first studio recording since Frank Carter left the band. Gallows are scheduled to perform their first show with MacNeil on vocals sometime later this year.

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William Beckett covers The Stereo

The Academy Is…’s William Beckett has been posting covers of five of his favorite FBR songs to celebrate Fueled By Ramen’s 15th birthday. This time around, he posted an acoustic cover of The Stereo’s “1994” as his fourth cover. FBR’s 15th birthday shows are scheduled to take place September 7 and September 9 at Terminal […]

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Lou Reed and Metallica reveal ‘Lulu’ cover artwork

Over the past month, details regarding the collaboration album between Lou Reed and Metallica, Lulu, have slowly been released. Now the artists have decided to unveil the cover artwork for the album that is due out October 31 worldwide and November 1 in North America. Click through to see the cover artwork!

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Transit share new in-studio video

Transit have posted the third installment of their Listen and Forgive sessions. The band has been sharing the episodes on Youtube, chronicling the making of their new album. Click through to check out the video!

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Royce Da 5’9″ updates on Slaughterhouse LP

Royce Da 5’9″ recently updated fans on Slaughterhouse’s upcoming LP, explaining that the full completion of the LP is near. He confirmed that the group has laid down more than 20 songs. With everything considered, it sounds like the group is very close to completing the upcoming LP. Royce Da 5’9″ had this to say […]

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James Blake announces new EP

Last week, James Blake and Bon Iver released “Fall Creek Boys Choir,” which is a collaboration song between the two artists. In the video’s description was a short mysterious phrase – “Enough Thunder – Oct 2011.”

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OK Go perform the “Muppet Show Theme Song” on Leno

OK Go recently performed the “Muppet Show Theme Song” on the Tonight Show with Jay Leno. The song comes from Muppets: The Green Album, which is a cover album of Muppets songs by today’s popular bands. Click through to watch the video!

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The Cab in talks to collaborate with Justin Timberlake

Things seem to be going great for The Cab. Immediately following the well-received release of Symphony Soldier, frontman Alex Deleon recently took to his Twitter to announce a possible collaboration with an artist that the band definitely admires a great deal, Justin Timberlake.