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Foo Fighters Tapped To Replace Pantera At Two German Festivals

Foo Fighters Tapped To Replace Pantera At Two German Festivals

The organizers of German festivals Rock Am Ring and Rock Im Park have tapped Foo Fighters to replace Pantera, who they removed from both the festivals earlier in the week. Foo Fighters will now headline Rock Am Ring on June 2 and Rock Im Park on June 4 in Nürburgring and Nürnberg, respectively. "Germany -… ... Continue Reading
Marilyn Manson Settles Sexual Assault Lawsuit Filed By Esmé Bianco

Marilyn Manson Settles Sexual Assault Lawsuit Filed By Esmé Bianco

Marilyn Manson, also known as Brian Warner, has settled the federal lawsuit filed by actress Esmé Bianco, who had accused him of sexual assault and sexual battery in 2021, according to several sources. In a statement provided to Pitchfork, Warner's attorney, Howard E. King, said "Ms. Bianco has agreed to resolve her claims against Brian… ... Continue Reading
Metallica Announce '72 Seasons' Global Premiere At Theaters Around The World

Metallica Announce '72 Seasons' Global Premiere At Theaters Around The World

Metallica have announced the global premiere of 72 Seasons at theaters around the world on April 13. The legendary metal band will host a worldwide listening party the night before the album's release. Metallica fans can celebrate the release of 72 Seasons and experience the full album for the first time in surround sound at… ... Continue Reading
Slipknot's Corey Taylor Provides Update On Second Solo Album

Slipknot's Corey Taylor Provides Update On Second Solo Album

Slipknot frontman Corey Taylor recently revealed that he has commenced working on a new solo album, a follow-up to his 2020 solo debut CMFT. Taylor confirmed the news in a video message posted on Twitter, saying, "I'm really, really excited. I mean, everything's just bigger this time, man. Everything sounds better; everything's running better; everything's… ... Continue Reading
Nickelback Announce 2023 North American Tour With Brantley Gilbert

Nickelback Announce 2023 North American Tour With Brantley Gilbert

Rock band Nickelback recently announced that they would embark on a North American Tour in support of their 10th studio album, Get Rollin'. The trek, produced by Live Nation, will have stops in 38 cities. The tour, which will see country rocker Brantley Gilbert joining the band on all non-festival dates, is set to kick-off… ... Continue Reading
Billy Idol Announces Spring 2023 Tour Dates

Billy Idol Announces Spring 2023 Tour Dates

Rock icon Billy Idol has announced dates for a tour of North America in Spring 2023. The tour will kick off on March 30 in Scottsdale, Arizona, and conclude with an appearance at Pasadena's Cruel World festival on May 20. He will be joined on the tour by his longtime collaborator, guitarist Steve Stevens. Tickets… ... Continue Reading
Primary Wave Acquires Music Rights Of The Doors' Robby Krieger, Ray Manzarek

Primary Wave Acquires Music Rights Of The Doors' Robby Krieger, Ray Manzarek

Primary Wave Music has announced that it has finalized an agreement to acquire the music rights of Robby Krieger and the late Ray Manzarek of the critically acclaimed rock band The Doors. The acquisition includes their interests in The Doors' music publishing catalog, recordings, trademarks, and merchandise rights and income, among other things. The Jim… ... Continue Reading
Coheed And Cambria Announce 2023 North American Tour

Coheed And Cambria Announce 2023 North American Tour

Coheed and Cambria have announced a massive North American trek, called the "Neverender: No World For A Waking Mind" tour. During the tour, the band will perform their album No World For Tomorrow in its entirety as well as songs from their most recent album Vaxis II: A Window Of The Waking Mind. Special guest… ... Continue Reading
Slipknot, Pantera & Godsmack To Headline Rock Fest 2023

Slipknot, Pantera & Godsmack To Headline Rock Fest 2023

Slipknot, Pantera and Godsmack have been confirmed as headliners of Rock Fest 2023. The rock music and camping event is scheduled to take place on July 13-15 in Cadott, Wisconsin. Ice Cube, Papa Roach and Falling In Reverse will also perform alongside 75-plus bands. Tickets for the 2023 Rock Fest music weekend are currently available.… ... Continue Reading
Shinedown Announce Spring 2023 U.S. Tour With Three Days Grace

Shinedown Announce Spring 2023 U.S. Tour With Three Days Grace

Shinedown have announced a tour of the U.S. in 2023 in support of their latest album, 2022's Planet Zero. The "Revolutions Live Tour" kicks off on April 3 in Saginaw, Michigan, and runs through a May 9 show in Portland, Oregon. Tickets go on sale Friday, January 27. Three Days Grace and From Ashes to… ... Continue Reading
The Strokes, Yeah Yeah Yeahs To Headline All Points East 2023

The Strokes, Yeah Yeah Yeahs To Headline All Points East 2023

Indie legends The Strokes and Yeah Yeah Yeahs are set to headline All Points East 2023 this summer. The festival is scheduled to be held at Victoria Park in London on Friday, August 25. The two New York band's will be joined by a supporting bill including Girl In Red, Amyl And The Sniffers and… ... Continue Reading
Kansas Announce Tour In Celebration Of 50th Anniversary

Kansas Announce Tour In Celebration Of 50th Anniversary

Kansas have announced that they will be touring 50 select North American cities to celebrate the progressive rock band's 50th Anniversary. "Kansas 50th Anniversary Tour - Another Fork in the Road" will showcase music spanning all 50 years of the band's illustrious history. The tour will showcase two hours of hits, fan favorites, and deep… ... Continue Reading
Siouxsie Sioux, Iggy Pop To Headline Cruel World Festival 2023

Siouxsie Sioux, Iggy Pop To Headline Cruel World Festival 2023

Former Banshees leader Siouxsie Sioux and Iggy Pop have been announced as headliners of this year's Cruel World Festival. The Cruel World Festival is set to take place on May 20 at Brookside @ Rose Bowl in Pasadena, California. Tickets go on sale Friday, January 27 at 12 PM Pacific. The rest of the lineup… ... Continue Reading
Billie Eilish, The Strokes Among 2023 Rock En Seine Headliners

Billie Eilish, The Strokes Among 2023 Rock En Seine Headliners

Billie Eilish and The Strokes have been confirmed as headliners for this year's Rock En Seine. The Parisian festival will also feature Placebo, The Chemical Brothers and Florence + The Machine as headliners. The festival will takes place at Domaine National de Saint-Cloud in Paris on August 23, 25, 26 and 27, 2023. Eilish will… ... Continue Reading
Beck, Phoenix Announce 2023 Co-Headlining 'Summer Odyssey' Tour

Beck, Phoenix Announce 2023 Co-Headlining 'Summer Odyssey' Tour

Beck and Phoenix have announced a co-headlining tour, called the "Summer Odyssey" tour. The 20-date trek will kick off on August 1 at the Climate Pledge Arena in Seattle and conclude on September 10 at Merriweather Post Pavilion in Columbia. Japanese Breakfast, Jenny Lewis, and Weyes Blood are set to provide support on select dates.… ... Continue Reading
Rush To Kick Off Rufus Publications' New 'Portraits' Book Series

Rush To Kick Off Rufus Publications' New 'Portraits' Book Series

Rush will kick off Rufus Publications' new series of black-and-white book titles called "Portraits." The first book in the series, covering the legendary Canadian rock band, is titled "Portraits Of Rush." It features photographs taken by Fin Costello during Rush's tours, rehearsals, live performances and studio recordings. The "Portraits" book series will consist of beautiful… ... Continue Reading
Def Leppard Share Behind-The-Scenes Footage Of Appearance In 'Bank Of Dave'

Def Leppard Share Behind-The-Scenes Footage Of Appearance In 'Bank Of Dave'

Rock band Def Leppard recently shared behind-the-scenes footage of their appearance in the Netflix movie Bank of Dave. Bank Of Dave, written by Piers Ashworth and directed by Chris Foggin, is a feel-good romantic comedy, starring Joel Fry, Phoebe Dynevor and Rory Kinnear. The movie, which is based on the true-life experiences of Dave Fishwick,… ... Continue Reading
Boygenius Announce Debut Album 'The Record,' Share Three New Songs

Boygenius Announce Debut Album 'The Record,' Share Three New Songs

Boygenius recently announced they will release their debut album, titled The Record, on March 31 via Interscope. The indie supergroup, consisting of Julien Baker, Phoebe Bridgers, and Lucy Dacus, have also released three singles, "$20," "Emily I'm Sorry" and "True Blue," written and sung by Baker, Bridgers, and Dacus, respectively. The tunes feature tender harmonies… ... Continue Reading
Foo Fighters, Green Day To Headline Harley-Davidson Homecoming Festival

Foo Fighters, Green Day To Headline Harley-Davidson Homecoming Festival

Foo Fighters and Green Day are set to headline the Harley-Davidson Homecoming Festival. The four-day moto-culture festival is set to take place during July 13-16 at multiple venues in the Milwaukee area. Veterans Park in downtown Milwaukee will be the epicenter of day-long, family-friendly activities and music on Friday and Saturday. Green Day is set… ... Continue Reading
Ian Hunter Announces Star-Studded New Album 'Defiance Part 1'

Ian Hunter Announces Star-Studded New Album 'Defiance Part 1'

Ian Hunter has announced that his star-studded new album, Defiance Part 1, will be released on April 21 via Sun Records. The upcoming album features guest appearances by Johnny Depp, Joe Elliott, Billy Gibbons, Duff McKagan, Todd Rundgren, Slash, Jeff Tweedy, Robert Trujillo, Waddy Wachtel, Brad Whitford, Dean DeLeo, and Robert De Leo and Eric… ... Continue Reading
Alter Bridge Release Video For New Single 'Holiday'

Alter Bridge Release Video For New Single 'Holiday'

Alter Bridge recently released the official music video for their new single, "Holiday." The song, which has been favorite with fans since it was made public with the release of the band's Pawns & Kings album last October, currently ranks among the most added songs at Active Rock radio. The video marks the return of… ... Continue Reading
Power Of Love Gala To Feature Sammy Hagar, Alice Cooper & More

Power Of Love Gala To Feature Sammy Hagar, Alice Cooper & More

Keep Memory Alive has announced a prestigious lineup of entertainers taking part in the 26th annual Power of Love gala, to be held at MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas on February 18. The marquee fundraising event raises funds for the Cleveland Clinic Lou Ruvo Center for Brain Health. Grammy Award-winning recording artist and… ... Continue Reading
Pantera Announce 2023 North American Tour With Lamb Of God

Pantera Announce 2023 North American Tour With Lamb Of God

Pantera have announced plans to embark on a tour of North America this summer with Lamb of God as special guests. The 20-city tour kicks off on Tuesday, July 28, in Burgettstown, Pennsylvania, at The Pavilion at Star Lake, making stops in Milwaukee, Toronto, Austin, Denver, and more before wrapping up in Bristow, Virginia, on… ... Continue Reading
Metallica Release New Single 'Screaming Suicide'

Metallica Release New Single 'Screaming Suicide'

Metallica recently released "Screaming Suicide," the second track from their upcoming album, 72 Seasons. The song is now available to stream and download and as a bonus with all album pre-orders. The heavy metal band also shared a video for the track, directed by Tim Saccenti. "Screaming Suicide" addresses the taboo word of suicide, according… ... Continue Reading
The National Announce New Album 'First Two Pages Of Frankenstein'

The National Announce New Album 'First Two Pages Of Frankenstein'

The National recently announced the title of their upcoming ninth studio album, First Two Pages Of Frankenstein. First Two Pages Of Frankenstein, a follow-up to 2019's I Am Easy to Find, is set to drop on April 28 via 4AD. The band plans to embark on a summer tour that includes stops in the U.S.,… ... Continue Reading
Rolling Stones, Mick Jagger Officially Join TikTok

Rolling Stones, Mick Jagger Officially Join TikTok

Rock legends the Rolling Stones and frontman Mick Jagger have officially joined TikTok. Creators across the world can now access the Rolling Stones' full music catalog for their video creations. Users will be able to create covers and remixes of iconic hits like "Start Me Up," "It's Only Rock 'N Roll (But I Like It)"… ... Continue Reading
Mastodon, Gojira Announce Co-Headlining 'The Mega-Monsters Tour'

Mastodon, Gojira Announce Co-Headlining 'The Mega-Monsters Tour'

Mastodon and Gojira have announced a co-headlining "Mega-Monsters" North American tour with special guest Lorna Shore. The first leg of the tour will kick off on April 18 at Veterans Memorial Coliseum in Portland, Oregon, and conclude on May 11 at Santander Arena in Reading, Pennsylvania. The second leg will commence on August 9 at… ... Continue Reading
Shinedown Release Video For 'Dead Don't Die'

Shinedown Release Video For 'Dead Don't Die'

Shinedown recently released a music video for "Dead Don't Die," a song from their hit album Planet Zero. The Lewis Cater-directed cinematic video was recorded in London. Speaking about the song, Zach Myers said, "'Dead Don't Die' is the first song I think any of us had ever brought in completed that really didn't go… ... Continue Reading
Bret Michaels Releases New Single 'Back In The Day'

Bret Michaels Releases New Single 'Back In The Day'

Bret Michaels recently released his highly anticipated new single, "Back In The Day." The song, which is described by Michaels as "a modern-day throwback to a feel-good road trip anthem," takes music fans back to the days when they would scan the radio, searching for their favorite song. "I do this crazy TikTok thing, and… ... Continue Reading
Jane's Addition Announce March 2023 U.S. Tour Dates

Jane's Addition Announce March 2023 U.S. Tour Dates

Jane's Addiction have announced a short run of U.S. headlining tour dates in March. The rock legends will kick off their trek with a show on March 5 in Bakersfield, California, and wrap up the five-show trek with a March 12 show in Reno, Nevada. Tickets for the U.S. shows go on sale to the… ... Continue Reading
Fall Out Boy's Joe Trohman Announces Hiatus To Focus On Mental Health

Fall Out Boy's Joe Trohman Announces Hiatus To Focus On Mental Health

Fall Out Boy guitarist Joe Trohman has announced a temporary break from the band ahead of the release of their new album to focus on his mental health. "Without divulging all the details, I must disclose that my mental health has rapidly deteriorated over the past several years," Trohman said in a statement he posted… ... Continue Reading
Tyler Childers, Robert Plant & Alison Krauss To Headline Echoland Music Festival

Tyler Childers, Robert Plant & Alison Krauss To Headline Echoland Music Festival

Tyler Childers, Robert Plant and Alison Krauss are set to headline the inaugural edition of the Echoland Music Festival. The inaugural edition of the three-day camping festival is schedule to take place May 11-13 at the Spirit of the Suwannee Music Park in Live Oak, Florida. Echoland will feature wide-ranging acts across four stages featuring… ... Continue Reading
Fall Out Boy Announce New Album 'So Much (For) Stardust'

Fall Out Boy Announce New Album 'So Much (For) Stardust'

Fall Out Boy recently announced a new album, titled So Much (For) Stardust. The pop punk group's eighth studio album will be released on March 24 on Ramen/Elektra. In a letter to fans posted on Instagram, Patrick Stump, Pete Wentz, Joe Trohman and Andy Hurley wrote, "'Time is luck.' Finish another tour. You reflect but… ... Continue Reading
Yeah Yeah Yeahs, MGMT To Headline Just Like Heaven Festival

Yeah Yeah Yeahs, MGMT To Headline Just Like Heaven Festival

Yeah Yeah Yeahs and MGMT are set to headline the Just Like Heaven Festival this year. Just Like Heaven will take place on Saturday, May 13 at Brookside At The Rose Bowl. Tickets are on sale now. Other artists scheduled to perform include Future Islands, M83, Hot Chip, Caribou, Fever Ray, the Bravery, Peaches, Azealia… ... Continue Reading
David Byrne, Fatboy Slim Musical 'Here Lies Love' Headed To Broadway

David Byrne, Fatboy Slim Musical 'Here Lies Love' Headed To Broadway

"Here Lies Love," a musical written by David Byrne and Fatboy Slim, is set to arrive on Broadway this summer. The 90-minute show chronicles the life of former Philippine first lady Imelda Marcos. It will be directed by Alex Timbers and choreographed by Annie-B Parson. "Here Lies Love" will be produced by Hal Luftig, Patrick… ... Continue Reading
Pink Floyd To Release 50th Anniversary 'Dark Side Of The Moon' Box Set

Pink Floyd To Release 50th Anniversary 'Dark Side Of The Moon' Box Set

Pink Floyd are set to release a new box set in celebration of the 50th anniversary of The Dark Side of the Moon. The deluxe box set, which is due to be released on March 24, has been created to include CD and gatefold vinyl of the newly remastered studio album and Blu-Ray + DVD… ... Continue Reading
Green Day Share Previously Unreleased Cover Of Elvis Costello's 'Alison'

Green Day Share Previously Unreleased Cover Of Elvis Costello's 'Alison'

Green Day recently shared a previously unreleased cover version of Elvis Costello's "Alison." The cover of "Alison" is set to feature on Green Day's upcoming 25th anniversary reissue of their 1997 album Nimrod. The band had demoed this song during the Nimrod recording sessions. Nimrod (25th Anniversary Edition) will be released digitally as a 5xLP… ... Continue Reading
Noel Gallagher's High Flying Birds Announce New Album 'Council Skies'

Noel Gallagher's High Flying Birds Announce New Album 'Council Skies'

Noel Gallagher's High Flying Birds have announced that their fourth studio album, Council Skies, will be released on June 2 via Sour Mash Records. Gallagher also shared the LP's new single, "Easy Now." The music video for the song, featuring Milly Alcock, is available to stream now. Gallagher makes a cameo appearance in the video,… ... Continue Reading
David Letterman Visits Dublin With U2's Bono, The Edge In Upcoming Disney+ Documentary

David Letterman Visits Dublin With U2's Bono, The Edge In Upcoming Disney+ Documentary

To mark the release of Songs of Surrender on March 17, Disney+ will premiere the documentary, Bono & The Edge: A Sort of Homecoming, with Dave Letterman. In the feature-length music docu-special, Academy award-winning filmmaker Morgan Neville captures Dave Letterman on his first visit to Dublin to hang out with U2's Bono and The Edge… ... Continue Reading
Of Monsters And Men's Nanna Shares Solo Single 'Godzilla'

Of Monsters And Men's Nanna Shares Solo Single 'Godzilla'

Of Monsters and Men lead singer and guitarist Nanna Bryndís Hilmarsdóttir recently released her debut solo single, "Godzilla," via Republic Records. "Godzilla" was written and produced by Nanna. Nanna's close friends Bjarni Jensson and Ragnar Porhallsson helped with recording the track. The song "captures a very specific time in my life when I felt quite… ... Continue Reading
Keith Richards Says New Music Is 'On The Way'

Keith Richards Says New Music Is 'On The Way'

Rolling Stones guitarist Keith Richards has revealed that new music is "on the way." In a short Instagram Reel, the guitarist addressed fans saying, "Hi guys, here we are again. Wishing you all a belated Happy New Year." He then added, "And there's some new music on its way and hopefully we'll get to see… ... Continue Reading
Alice Cooper Announces 2023 'Too Close For Comfort Tour'

Alice Cooper Announces 2023 'Too Close For Comfort Tour'

Legendary rocker Alice Cooper has announced plans to embark on the "Too Close For Comfort Tour" in April. The trek will kick off on April 29 in Youngstown, Ohio, and conclude on May 18 in Biloxi, Mississippi. Tickets go on sale to the general public on Friday, January 20, at 10 a.m. local time. Besides… ... Continue Reading
Dan Auerbach's The Arcs Release New Single 'Sunshine'

Dan Auerbach's The Arcs Release New Single 'Sunshine'

The Arcs recently released "Sunshine," the latest single from their upcoming album, Electrophonic Chronic. "Sunshine" follows previously released tracks "Eyez," "Heaven is a Place," and "Keep on Dreamin'." The band's sophomore album is set to be released on January 27 via Dan's Easy Eye Sound. The Arcs recorded songs for the album when late singer-songwriter… ... Continue Reading
Måneskin Unleash New Single 'Gossip' Featuring Tom Morello

Måneskin Unleash New Single 'Gossip' Featuring Tom Morello

Italian band Måneskin recently dropped a new single "Gossip," featuring Tom Morello, from their upcoming album Rush!. Måneskin frontman Damiano David said, "Tom Morello's enormous experience allowed us to take cues on how to work on tracks without overthinking. We can't thank him enough for joining us on this track. It's an honour for the… ... Continue Reading
Taylor Swift Performs 'Anti-Hero' Live For First Time At The 1975 Show

Taylor Swift Performs 'Anti-Hero' Live For First Time At The 1975 Show

Pop superstar Taylor Swift performed "Anti-Hero" live for the first time during a surprise appearance at The 1975's concert at the O2 in London on Thursday, January 12. According to videos shared on social media, Swift comes up on the stage unannounced to give the first live performance of "Anti-Hero" from her latest album Midnights.… ... Continue Reading
Judge Dismisses Sex Assault Lawsuit Against Marilyn Manson

Judge Dismisses Sex Assault Lawsuit Against Marilyn Manson

A federal judge in Los Angeles dismissed a sex assault lawsuit against Marilyn Manson earlier this month. Manson, whose real name is Brian Warner, had denied the allegations made by model and entertainer Ashley Morgan Smithline, who sued him for sexual assault, sexual battery, intentional infliction of emotional distress, unlawful imprisonment, and more. After Jay… ... Continue Reading
Mötley Crüe's Vince Neil Reveals Covid Diagnosis

Mötley Crüe's Vince Neil Reveals Covid Diagnosis

Vince Neil will miss the RokIsland Fest, as he has been diagnosed with Covid-19. The rock star told fans he is okay but will not be able to perform at the Rock and Roll Music Festival to be held in Key West, Florida, during January 17-21. "Hello RokIsland Friends, I am sad to report that… ... Continue Reading
Radiohead Drummer Philip Selway Shares New Solo Single 'Picking Up Pieces'

Radiohead Drummer Philip Selway Shares New Solo Single 'Picking Up Pieces'

Radiohead drummer Philip Selway recently released "Picking Up Pieces," a single from his upcoming third solo album, Strange Dance. The song demonstrates some of the life wisdom Selway has picked up over the several decades of his music career. "'Picking Up Pieces' is a song about the masking that we do when we're young adults," Selway… ... Continue Reading
KISS' Paul Stanley Announces 2023 Fine Art Tour

KISS' Paul Stanley Announces 2023 Fine Art Tour

KISS frontman Paul Stanley has announced plans to embark on a fine art tour in February. Stanley is set to visit Wentworth Gallery locations across the country, presenting works from his Black Series, which features new original paintings, hand-painted guitars, works on metal and more. KISS fans can catch Stanley and view his works at… ... Continue Reading
Fall Out Boy Announce New Single 'Love From The Other Side'

Fall Out Boy Announce New Single 'Love From The Other Side'

Fall Out Boy recently announced that their new single, "Love From The Other Side," will be released on Wednesday, January 18. The band also tweeted, "Lots more to come soon" when confirming the upcoming single. A teaser video posted by the band, which features Patrick Stump, Pete Wentz, Joe Trohman and Andy Hurley, finds frontman… ... Continue Reading

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