Your daily dose of national music news for Wednesday, April 29, 2009...
- Looks like the injuries sustained by Steven Tyler after falling off a stage in Sturgis weren't so minor after all: The classic rock legends in Aerosmith have canceled the remainder of their summer tour.
- Marilyn Manson is throwing idle threats around again: This time he says he will "rape the face" of Black Dahlia Murder's singer Trevor Strnad. Gross.
Patrick Wolf went into a complete hissy fit when the person running the PA turned off his mic early at a recent show. He then threw his mic like a girl at the soundboard operator.
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