Green Day Unveil Details of Billie Joe Armstrong’s Recent Hospitalization
It’s been a whirlwind few days for the members of Green Day, who have gone from Italy — where they saw frontman Billie Joe Armstrong admitted to the hospital — to Los Angeles, where they’re prepping for their appearance on the MTV Video Music Awards tonight (Sept. 6).
Pearl Jam Bassist Jeff Ament Joins New Band RNDM
Pearl Jam are taking their time with the follow-up to 2009′s ‘Backspacer’ album, but the band members have been helping to tide fans over with various side projects, the latest being bassist Jeff Ament’s new band, RNDM.
Foo Fighters Concert in Ireland Causes Noise Complaints
When you hire the Foo Fighters to perform at your local amphitheater, you pretty much know what you’re going to get — and what you’re going to get is an evening of full-volume rock ‘n’ roll. But those amps were turned up a little too high for Belfast residents who reportedly heard the band’s Tuesday (Aug. 21) set from 15 miles away.
Adler To Set Sail on 2012 Kiss Kruise
Here’s some good news for fans who shelled out between big bucks for tickets to this year’s Kiss Kruise: You just picked up a little more entertainment for your five-day adventure in the form of Steven Adler‘s appropriately named new band, Adler.
Anthrax Song ‘Got the Time’ Played on Mars
It’s been said that in space, no one can hear you scream. But NASA’s Curiosity Rover has proven an exception to the rule with its eclectic playlist of wakeup music, which includes Anthrax‘s cover of Joe Jackson’s ‘Got the Time.’
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.’
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.
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 very famous old friends.
New Passion Pit and Gaslight Anthem Albums on Track for Big Debuts
During a relatively soft week for major new music releases, the latest albums from Passion Pit (‘Gossamer’) and the Gaslight Anthem (‘Handwritten’) appear poised to score impressively high debuts.
Red Hot Chili Peppers Drummer Talks New Singles, Next Album
What made the Red Hot Chili Peppers want to put out 18 unreleased songs between next month and January? According to drummer Chad Smith, the answer is simple: “They’re just really good songs and they just need to come out.”
Is This a Poster for Green Day’s 2012 Tour?
We know they’re getting ready to release a trilogy of new albums, which makes it seem a little greedy to wonder what Green Day will do next — but if an image that recently surfaced online is to be believed, the band is planning a full-fledged tour in support of all that new music.
Blink-182′s Travis Barker Having Emergency Surgery, Band Cancels Tour Dates
Citing drummer Travis Barker’s emergency tonsillectomy, the members of Blink-182 have announced the cancellation of all concert appearances for the month of May, including their scheduled May 19 set at the Bamboozle in Asbury Park, N.J.