Jack Black Says Rock Died with Nirvana’s Kurt Cobain

As if Jack Black couldn’t get even cooler, now the comedian has dropped the news that he’s a huge fan of Kurt Cobain and Nirvana.
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Posted 16 Mar 2012 | Alternative, Grunge, Music, Rock News | 0 Comments

‘American Idol,’ Billy Corgan: Smashing Pumpkins Singer Wants to Judge

Billy Corgan, a judge on “American Idol?” It doesn’t sound like a likely fit, but the Smashing Pumpkins frontman isn’t opposed to the idea.
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Posted 16 Mar 2012 | Alternative, Grunge, Music, Rock News | 0 Comments

Slash Finishes New Album with Myles Kennedy and the Conspirators

Guitar guru Slash has completed recording his new album, “Apocalyptic Love,” which features Alter Bridge’s Myles Kennedy, and the album is mixed and mastered.
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Posted 15 Mar 2012 | Metal, Music, Rock, Rock News | 0 Comments

Bonnaroo Books Maynard James Keenan-Fronted Puscifer, the Temper Trap

New acts have been announced for the 2012 Bonnaroo Festival, including Maynard James Keenan-fronted Puscifer and the Temper Trap.
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Posted 15 Mar 2012 | Alternative, Music, Rock News | 0 Comments

Pop Evil’s Leigh Kakaty: We’re Finally Doing Music Full Time

On Pop Evil’s sophomore album, “War of Angels,” band members were at long last able to focus 100% on their music, without distractions from outside jobs.
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Posted 15 Mar 2012 | Music, Rock, Rock News | 0 Comments

Pearl Jam Officially Start Recording New Album, Tap Brendan O’Brien

Pearl Jam guitarist Mike McCready has revealed that the Seattle foursome officially started work on their tenth studio album just last week.
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Posted 15 Mar 2012 | Alternative, Grunge, Music, Rock News | 0 Comments

Mumford and Sons Bring Indie Rock to President Obama’s State Dinner

The White House hosted a State Dinner Performance on the South Lawn tonight (March 14), featuring a performance alternative rockers Mumford and Sons.
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Posted 15 Mar 2012 | Alternative, Music, Rock News | 0 Comments

Skillet’s John Cooper: ‘Our Music is Open to Interpretation’

Skillet are something of Christian hard rock diplomats, fitting into both the Christian rock and mainstream, heavy music markets.
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Billy Corgan Says Modern Music Has Been ‘Taken Over by Poseurs’

Smashing Pumpkins singer Billy Corgan at South by Southwest: “I was part of a generation that changed the world – and it was taken over by poseurs.”
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Posted 14 Mar 2012 | Alternative, Grunge, Music, Rock News | 0 Comments

Nickelback Announce Additional 2012 Tour Dates with Bush

“How You Remind Me” originators Nickelback have extended their spring / summer North American tour, and they’re taking Gavin Rossdale-fronted Bush with them.
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Posted 14 Mar 2012 | Music, Rock, Rock News | 0 Comments