The July 17 concert at Hollywood's Avalon, spearheaded by System Of A Down's Serj Tankian and Audioslave's Tom Morello as part of their non-profit Axis of Justice political organization, will be released on CD and DVD Nov. 2 via Columbia. Guests include Maynard James Keenan, Pete Yorn, Flea and Jurassic 5, among others.
Dave Matthews Band has pledged to fully cooperate with Chicago police investigating whether one of the group's tour buses dumped the contents of its septic tank into the Chicago River earlier this month.
Britney Spears, Lenny Kravitz and Christina Aguilera have scrapped tours. Lollapalooza crashed and burned. The U.S. touring market has been in dire straits all summer. But a savior showed up in the very unlikely form of a band that hasn't hit the road or released a new studio album since 1992: the Pixies.