U2 has postponed the release of a new album and tour until 2015. The band has recently scheduled additional sessions with producers Ryan Tedder and Paul Epworth. Danger Mouse remains onboard as the project's central producer.
The Doobie Brothers, with five-time Grammy winner Michael McDonald returning to the fold, will team up with some of country music's biggest stars to re-record some of their biggest hits. The album will be released on an as-yet undetermined date in 2014.
Deftones have started writing music for what will be their eighth album, frontman Chino Moreno has revealed. There's no release date for the follow-up to 2012's "Koi No Yokan", but Moreno says the band will stick to their tried-and-tested approach to songwriting on the new material.
Sebastian Bach's forthcoming album "Give 'Em Hell", will be released on April 18 in Europe and April 22 in North Aermica via Frontiers Records. The disc features guitarists John 5, Steve Stevens and Devin Bronson, along with Duff McKagan on bass.
Teenage Time Killer, the side-project for Mike Dean and Reed Mullin from Corrosion Of Conformity have recruited a huge number of guest stars including Dave Grohl plus Corey Taylor. Other musicians attached to the project, which currently has no release date, include Lamb Of God frontman Randy Blythe, bassist Nick Oliveri, Max Cavalera, Neil Fallon of Clutch and more.
AC/DC are set to record a new album to mark 40th their anniversary; Brian Johnson says the band is planning to enter a studio in Vancouver, sometime in May.
Mushroomhead will release their eighth studio album, "The Righteous & The Butterfly", on May 13 via Megaforce Records.
Better Than Ezra have announced that they have signed a new record deal with The End Records to release the group's forthcoming album.
Black Stone Cherry will release their fourth album, "Magic Mountain", on May 6, one day earlier internationally, via Roadrunner Records.