-- Grammy.com: Alice in Chains was nominated for a Grammy in the Best Hard Rock Performance category for "Check My Brain." Pearl Jam picked up a nomination for Best Rock Song with "The Fixer." PJ producer Brendan O'Brien was nominated in the Producer of the Year category. Death Cab's The Open Door EP received a nod for Best Alternative Music Album, too.
Laura Musselman Eddie Vedder with Pearl Jam at KeyArena on September 21. The band's single, "The Fixer," picked up a Grammy nod last night.
-- Reuters: Bon Jovi has tapped Dashboard Confessional to open their US tour at KeyArena on February 19 and 20.
-- Billboard: These kids are reporting that The Arcade Fire will release a new record in May and promptly hit the road. These guys are Sasquatch! catnip. If this rumor is true, I can't imagine they won't be playing The Gorge over Memorial Day Weekend.
-- LiveDaily: Black Rebel Motorcycle Club's playing Showbox at the Market on March 5.
-- NME: The Rolling Stones' Ron Wood is recently divorced, is dating a 20 year old, and is out on bail after a "domestic incident."