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Skillet’s John Cooper on ‘Transformers’: ‘We’ve Been Trying to Get a Song in a Movie for a Long Time’

“Transformers: Dark of the Moon” raked in $116.4 million over this past July 4 weekend, according to early studio totals, making the alien-robot action film the highest-grossing opening of the year. Those checking out the soundtrack for the film will find hard rock band Skillet’s latest single, “Awake and Alive (Remix),” alongside Linking Park, Paramore, Staind and Theory of a Deadman on the compilation.
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Posted 05 Jul 2011 | Alternative, Music, Rock, Rock News | 2 Comments

Avenged Sevenfold, Seether, Three Days Grace on 2011 Rockstar Energy Drink Uproar Festival

The Rockstar Energy Drink Uproar Festival has released the second pack of tour dates, and it looks like Avenged Sevenfold, Seether, Three Days Grace, Bullet for My Valentine, Art of Dying and more will trek, pretty much, to every part of the U.S. this summer and fall.
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Posted 01 Jul 2011 | Alternative, Metal, Music, Rock, Rock News | 0 Comments

RED, P.O.D., Papa Roach, Puddle of Mudd, Buckcherry on 2011 Rock Allegiance Tour

Summer just began, but it’s not too premature to start thinking about fall tours. One trek that packs a lot of bang is the 2011 Rock Allegiance Tour, featuring Papa Roach, Buckcherry, P.O.D., RED, Puddle of Mudd, Crossfade and Drive A. The tour sets of Aug. 24 in Grand Prairie, Texas, and continues through Sept. 25 in Sacramento, Calif. More dates are expected to drop, as well.
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Posted 26 Jun 2011 | Alternative, Metal, Music, Rock, Rock News | 0 Comments

Rage Against the Machine’s Tom Morello Performs Baseball Theme Song [VIDEO]

Rage Against the Machine guitarist, Nightwatchman frontman and apparent Cubs fan took to his six-string to perform a dedicated cover version of ESPN’s, “Baseball Tonight,” theme song. Morello can even make a baseball song rock hard. Watch the video, here!
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Posted 17 Jun 2011 | Alternative, Music, Rock, Rock News, Videos | 0 Comments

Switchfoot Announce New Album, Track Listing

Switchfoot mean business with their upcoming, eighth studio record. For one, they hit up famed producer Neal Avron (Linkin Park, Weezer) to record it in their San Diego, Calif., home studio. Two, they spent months prepping for the release, taking care to make the perfect alternative pop / rock, both epic and sincere.
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U2 Charity Work: Five U2 Charities and How to Get Involved

Even as U2 is all-consumed by their current 360º Tour — the highest grossing tour of all time, according to Billboard, at over 7 million fans strong — they still make time to give to the greater good.
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Posted 12 Jun 2011 | Alternative, Music, Rock, Rock News | 0 Comments

Hot and Ready: Red Hot Chili Peppers Announce Album Release

Red Hot Chili Peppers followers, breathe a sigh of relief: The alt-rockers have announced their new album will drop on Aug. 30, 2011, and they’re naming it, “I’m With You.”
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Posted 06 Jun 2011 | Alternative, Music, Rock News | 0 Comments
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