Will Bon Jovi Release Another Solo Album?

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In a new interview, Jon Bon Jovi says that he’s thinking of doing another solo album in the next year. But, he’s committed to his band’s tour for their most recent release, The Circle, through next summer. “I’m going to sit on a beach for August, which is usually what I do, and come September figure out what's next,” Bon Jovi told Billboard.com. He might begin work on “a smaller-sounding solo record and/or focus more on the philanthropy and sports ownerships.” … [Read more...]

Mayday Parade at Masquerade

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Opening for the Fearless Friends tour on Saturday at the Masquerade was Artist Vs. Poet, a four-piece power pop band from Dallas, Texas. Vocalist Tarcy Thomason delighted fans by constantly playing a back and forth conversation. Admittedly a very typical pop punk act, they delivered an incredible performance of Lady Gaga’s “Bad Romance” from the upcoming compilation album, Pop Goes Punk Vol. 3, which comes out early November. … [Read more...]

Hey Monday at the Masquerade in Atlanta

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Opening on Friday at the Masquerade was This Century, a four-piece pop rock band from Arizona. Admittedly a band I have heard next to nothing about, aside from seeing their name on the tour posters, I wasn’t surprised to find an inexperienced band full of teenagers chasing their dreams. Fronted by vocalist Joel Kanitz, whose performance never quite took off, with a voice that was unmemorable in every way, considering his genre, This Century followed up each lackluster track with another, … [Read more...]

Linkin Park Singer Stars in Saw 3D

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Linkin Park frontman Chester Bennington will realize a dream (or should we say nightmare?) when Saw 3D—the seventh film in the popular horror series—opens in theaters this Friday, October 29. A longtime fan of the Saw films, Bennington is excited to have scored a role in what’s said to be the movie franchise’s final installment. His side band, Dead By Sunrise, also contributed a song called “Condemned” to the film’s soundtrack. … [Read more...]

Soundgarden to Release Seven-Inch Single in November

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Pitchfork is reporting that newly reunited Soundgarden will release a seven-inch single next month. The disc will include a previously unreleased instrumental, “The Telephantasm,” as well as a live version of the song, “Gun.” The single will be released on November 26 and will only be sold in roughly 700 independent record stores, in support of Record Store Day. Other acts taking part in the promotion to support local music stores include The Black Keys, Iron and Wine and … [Read more...]

Kid Rock Blasts Steven Tyler Over American Idol Gig

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Kid Rock has aimed a furious rant at Aerosmith frontman Steven Tyler over his "stupid" new job as an American Idol judge - accusing the singer of destroying the "sacred American institution of rock and roll." … [Read more...]

Megadeth Discusses New Album in 2011

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Megadeth drummer Shawn Drover recently gave online publication Crypt Magazine the scoop on the band’s new album, and the word is: It’s coming soon! … [Read more...]

Thirty Seconds To Mars to Perform at the 2010 MTV EMAs

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Thirty Second To Mars will  perform at the 2010 MTV EMAs. The band announced their upcoming appearance on their twitter page. Other artist scheduled to perform include Kings of Leon, Kid Rock, Linkin Park, Rhianna, B.o.B, Shakira, Miley Cyrus and Paramore's Haley Williams. The 2010 MTV EMAs will take place on November 7 in Madrid, Spain. … [Read more...]