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Tom DeLonge Shares Trailer For Sci-Fi Action-Comedy 'Monsters Of California'

Tom DeLonge Shares Trailer For Sci-Fi Action-Comedy 'Monsters Of California'

Tom DeLonge recently released a trailer for the sci-fi action comedy, Monsters Of California, his directorial debut. DeLonge co-wrote Monsters Of California with Ian Miller. He also wrote and scored the original music for the movie. Monsters Of California, which is described as "a coming-of-age adventure with a sci-fi twist," is produced by DeLonge's To… ... Continue Reading
Kelly Osbourne Expecting First Child With Slipknot's Sid Wilson

Kelly Osbourne Expecting First Child With Slipknot's Sid Wilson

Kelly Osbourne, daughter of Black Sabbath legend Ozzy Osbourne, has revealed that she is expecting her first child. "I know that I have been very quiet these past few months so I thought I would share with you all as to why. I am over the moon to announce that I am going to be… ... Continue Reading
Eric Clapton Postpones Shows After Testing Positive For Covid

Eric Clapton Postpones Shows After Testing Positive For Covid

After testing positive for Covid shortly after his second concert at London's Royal Albert Hall, Eric Clapton has postponed his next two concerts of the ongoing European tour. The shows affected by the pandemic were performances scheduled to be held in Zurich on May 17 and Milan on May 18. The iconic English rock and… ... Continue Reading
Queen + Adam Lambert Gear Up For U.K. & Europe 2022 Rhapsody Tour

Queen + Adam Lambert Gear Up For U.K. & Europe 2022 Rhapsody Tour

The much-anticipated U.K. & Europe tour by Queen and Adam Lambert is finally set to rock its way across the continent for eight weeks, beginning later this month. Twice postponed due to the Covid-19 pandemic, the 36-date Rhapsody Tour is set to kick off in Belfast on May 27 with final stop in Tampere, Finland,… ... Continue Reading
My Chemical Romance Return With New Single 'The Foundations Of Decay'

My Chemical Romance Return With New Single 'The Foundations Of Decay'

My Chemical Romance has shared a new song, "The Foundations of Decay," the band's first single in eight years. "The Foundations of Decay" is produced by Doug McKean, Gerard Way, and the band's guitarist Ray Toro. "The Foundations of Decay" is the first new music from My Chemical Romance since the release of "Fake Your… ... Continue Reading
5 Seconds Of Summer Share New Single 'Me, Myself & I,' Reveal Album Release Date

5 Seconds Of Summer Share New Single 'Me, Myself & I,' Reveal Album Release Date

5 Seconds of Summer recently shared a new single, "Me, Myself & I." The Australian band also revealed the name of their widely-anticipated fifth LP, 5SOS5. "Me, Myself & I" was produced and co-written by Jason Evigan, Jon Bellion, Pete Nappi, and Mick Coogan. "'Me, Myself, and I' is a really exciting song for us… ... Continue Reading
Large Bob Dylan Ironwork Sculpture Unveiled In France

Large Bob Dylan Ironwork Sculpture Unveiled In France

Nobel Prize-winning songwriter, musician and artist Bob Dylan's first monumental sculpture in France has been unveiled at Château La Coste in Provence. The ironwork sculpture, named "Rail Car," has been installed in the Château's outdoor art estate and is now open to visitors. The unveiling will coincide with a new exhibition of Dylan's paintings from… ... Continue Reading
Queen's Brian May Opens Up About Influence Of Mott The Hoople

Queen's Brian May Opens Up About Influence Of Mott The Hoople

Brian May has opened up about the influence of Mott The Hoople in a new interview. In the new "Another World - Part 2" video, the Queen guitarist explained why he covers Mott The Hoople's "All The Way From Memphis" on the deluxe edition of his reissue of Another World and the potentially life-changing advice… ... Continue Reading
Smashing Pumpkins, Jane's Addiction Announce 2022 North American Tour

Smashing Pumpkins, Jane's Addiction Announce 2022 North American Tour

Smashing Pumpkins are teaming up with Jane's Addiction on the "Spirits on Fire Tour," which will take place this fall. The 32-date tour kicks off on October 2 in Dallas and concludes on November 19 in Los Angeles. Poppy will serve as support for the majority of the tour, while Meg Myers, will open shows… ... Continue Reading
MGK, Dan + Shay Join Lineup Of Performers At BBMAs, Red Hot Chili Peppers Drop Out

MGK, Dan + Shay Join Lineup Of Performers At BBMAs, Red Hot Chili Peppers Drop Out

Machine Gun Kelly and Dan + Shay have joined the lineup of performers at the 2022 Billboard Music Awards, while Red Hot Chili Peppers have dropped off. It will be MGK's performance debut at the BBMAs. The rapper-turned-rocker entered the Billboard 200 at No. 1 last month with his sixth album, Mainstream Sellout. Meanwhile, the… ... Continue Reading
Hayley Williams Opens Up About Foo Fighters, Taylor Hawkins' Influence On Paramore

Hayley Williams Opens Up About Foo Fighters, Taylor Hawkins' Influence On Paramore

In a recent episode of her podcast series, "Everything Is Emo," Hayley Williams opened up about Foo Fighters and the band's late drummer Taylor Hawkins' impact on Paramore. Williams said Foo Fighters were "such an important band to Paramore," and were often referenced when writing songs. "I think any band that puts a lot of… ... Continue Reading
Tom Morello To Receive Spirit Of John Brown Freedom Award

Tom Morello To Receive Spirit Of John Brown Freedom Award

The freedom education and human rights project John Brown Lives! will honor Rage Against The Machine guitarist Tom Morello with the Spirit of John Brown Freedom Award. Choreographer Tiffany Rea-Fisher and visual artist Karen Davidson Seward are the other recipients of the award, named after the iconic 19th century abolitionist John Brown. The award will… ... Continue Reading
Inaugural All IN Festival To Feature Hall & Oates, Cage The Elephant & More

Inaugural All IN Festival To Feature Hall & Oates, Cage The Elephant & More

The inaugural All IN Festival will feature Hall & Oates, Cage The Elephant, John Fogerty and Portugal. The Man, among many others. The All IN Music & Arts Festival, a two-day event at the Indiana State Fairgrounds in Indianapolis, Indiana, is scheduled to take place on September 3 and 4. Other acts set to feature… ... Continue Reading
The Who To Release Half-Speed Remasters Of 'The Who Sell Out' And 'Tommy'

The Who To Release Half-Speed Remasters Of 'The Who Sell Out' And 'Tommy'

The third and fourth editions in a series of half-speed re-mastered studio albums from The Who - The Who Sell Out and Tommy - will be released on July 6. These limited-edition black vinyl versions have been mastered by long-time Who engineer Jon Astley and cut for vinyl by Miles Showell. Both albums are packaged… ... Continue Reading
My Chemical Romance, Misfits & Nine Inch Nails To Headline Riot Fest 2022

My Chemical Romance, Misfits & Nine Inch Nails To Headline Riot Fest 2022

My Chemical Romance, Nine Inch Nails, and the Original Misfits have been confirmed as headliners for the 2022 Riot Fest. Riot Fest is set to return to Chicago's Douglass Park from September 16-18. Tickets for Riot Fest are on sale now via the event's official website and are available in either 1-, 2- or 3-day… ... Continue Reading
U2's Bono Announces New Memoir 'Surrender: 40 Songs, One Story'

U2's Bono Announces New Memoir 'Surrender: 40 Songs, One Story'

U2 lead singer Bono announced on his birthday that he has written a new memoir that will be published on November 1. The title of the memoir, "Surrender: 40 Songs, One Story," refers to the book's 40 chapters, each named after a U2 song. In the book, Bono writes the story of his life and… ... Continue Reading
Third Eye Blind To Reissue 'A Collection' In Celebration Of 25th Anniversary

Third Eye Blind To Reissue 'A Collection' In Celebration Of 25th Anniversary

In celebration of the 25th anniversary of their debut album, Third Eye Blind are releasing their 2006 greatest hits compilation, A Collection, as a double LP on July 15 and will tour throughout the summer. Available on vinyl for the first time, the set's 19-tracks were selected from the alt-rocker's first three studio albums (1997-2003)… ... Continue Reading
Eric Clapton's 'Nothing But The Blues' Documentary, Soundtrack To Be Released In June

Eric Clapton's 'Nothing But The Blues' Documentary, Soundtrack To Be Released In June

Eric Clapton's long-awaited documentary Nothing But The Blues and its soundtrack will be released on June 24 in multiple formats. The film, which was broadcast once in the U.S. on PBS in 1995 and nominated for an Emmy, has been upgraded to 4K for its long-awaited official release. In addition to the film, Reprise will… ... Continue Reading
The Linda Lindas Share 'Why' 'Video Featuring Kathleen Hanna

The Linda Lindas Share 'Why' 'Video Featuring Kathleen Hanna

The Linda Lindas recently released a music video for "Why," a track from their debut album, Growing Up. The visual, directed by Elizabeth Ito and Suzie Vlcek, features punk icon Kathleen Hanna as the voice of an interviewer. "The 'Why' music video is a tribute to The Decline of Western Civilization, the legendary 1981 documentary… ... Continue Reading
Whitesnake Releasing Remixed And Remastered Greatest Hits Collection

Whitesnake Releasing Remixed And Remastered Greatest Hits Collection

Whitesnake have released a revised, remixed and remastered collection of some of their biggest hits on digital and streaming services. The new version of Whitesnake's Greatest Hits, spotlights updated versions of classic tracks like "Still Of The Night," "Here I Go Again," and "Is This Love." A CD ($14.98) and 180-gram black vinyl double-LP ($34.98)… ... Continue Reading
Pale Waves Announce New Album 'Unwanted,' Share Lead Single 'Lies'

Pale Waves Announce New Album 'Unwanted,' Share Lead Single 'Lies'

Pale Waves have announced the release of their third studio album, Unwanted, on August 12 via Dirty Hit. The quartet also released the album's first single, "Lies," and an accompanying music video. Unwanted is a follow-up to the English indie rock band's second album, Who Am I?, released in February 2021. Speaking about the new… ... Continue Reading
Arcade Fire Announce 2022 World Tour With Beck, Feist

Arcade Fire Announce 2022 World Tour With Beck, Feist

Arcade Fire, which recently dropped their sixth album WE, have announced dates for their 2022 world tour with Beck and Feist. The tour kicks off on August 30 in Dublin and concludes on December 1 in Toronto. Tickets for all tour dates go on sale on May 13. Fiest will feature on the U.K. leg… ... Continue Reading
Scorpions Announce 2022 North American 'Rock Believer' Tour With Whitesnake

Scorpions Announce 2022 North American 'Rock Believer' Tour With Whitesnake

Fresh off of their sold-out Sin City Nights Las Vegas residency, Scorpions will return to North America on the Rock Believer World Tour with special guests Whitesnake. The rock band's two-month long Farewell Tour kicks off on August 14 in Toronto with additional concerts in Los Angeles, Detroit, Chicago, Dallas and Denver, amongst others. In… ... Continue Reading
The Offspring Share Animated Video For 'Behind Your Walls'

The Offspring Share Animated Video For 'Behind Your Walls'

The Offspring recently released a new animated music video for the single "Behind Your Walls," from the band's latest album Let The Bad Times Roll, which dropped in 2021. The Jeb Hardwick-directed animated video shows a couple trying to make it through a post-apocalyptic wasteland that is riddled with obstacles. "The song evoked a sense… ... Continue Reading
U2's Bono, The Edge Perform In Ukrainian Bomb Shelter

U2's Bono, The Edge Perform In Ukrainian Bomb Shelter

Responding to an invitation from Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy, U2 frontman Bono and lead guitarist The Edge performed at a subway station in Kyiv that serves as a bomb shelter on Sunday, in a show of solidarity with Ukrainians fighting the Russian invasion. "President Zelensky invited us to perform in Kyiv as a show of… ... Continue Reading
KISS Add Second Week To KISS Kruise XI

KISS Add Second Week To KISS Kruise XI

KISS have expanded the upcoming KISS Kruise XI with the addition of a second sailing for fans after the first event sold out. In addition to the original October 29-November 3 event, the classic rock group will now also host fans aboard the Norwegian Jewel when it travels from Los Angeles to Cabo San Lucas… ... Continue Reading
Ted Nugent Fires Back In War Of Words With Joan Jett

Ted Nugent Fires Back In War Of Words With Joan Jett

In an ongoing war of words, Ted Nugent fired back at Joan Jett in a recent livestream on his YouTube channel, calling the Rock & Roll Hall of Famer "stupid." "Maybe the plastic has gone to her brain," Nugent said, as transcribed by Blabbermouth, seemingly referencing the rumor that Jett has undergone plastic surgery. "I… ... Continue Reading
Yungblud Teams Up With Willow In New Video For 'Memories'

Yungblud Teams Up With Willow In New Video For 'Memories'

Yungblud recently shared a video for "Memories," his new collaboration with Willow. The emotive visual, directed by Colin Tilley, shows Yungblud and Willow reliving memories of a relationship as they keep singing from the underground transport. "This song is about letting go of past traumas you may have experienced and voicing them to the world,"… ... Continue Reading
Queen's Brian May Shares Video For Spanish Version Of 'Another World'

Queen's Brian May Shares Video For Spanish Version Of 'Another World'

Queen guitarist Brian May has shared a music video for the Spanish version of the title song of his album Another World. Shot in the stunning Canary Islands, the Spanish language version of the single is titled "Otro Lugar." The video made its debut on YouTube on Friday. Brian gave a sneak peek at the… ... Continue Reading
Killswitch Engage Share Live Performance Video For 'Vide Infra'

Killswitch Engage Share Live Performance Video For 'Vide Infra'

Killswitch Engage recently shared a live performance video for "Vide Infra," which the metalcore band played at a streaming event at The Palladium in Worcester last year. Live At The Palladium, which includes live renditions from the band's self-titled debut album (2020) and Atonement (2019), will be available digitally, on 2LP, and 2CD/Blu-ray on June… ... Continue Reading
New LEGO Set To Celebrate Rolling Stones' 60th Anniversary

New LEGO Set To Celebrate Rolling Stones' 60th Anniversary

Marking the 60th anniversary of the Rolling Stones, the rock band's iconic bright red lips and tongue logo will be released as a "LEGO Art" set on June 1. Along with the 1,998-piece tribute, fans can enjoy an accompanying soundtrack with almost an hour of tailor-made content, including an interview with John Pasche, the graphic… ... Continue Reading
Former KISS Drummer Peter Criss To Come Out Of Retirement To Play With Sisters Doll

Former KISS Drummer Peter Criss To Come Out Of Retirement To Play With Sisters Doll

Former KISS drummer Peter Criss is set to come out of retirement to join Australian rockers Sisters Doll on stage. Criss confirmed that he will play with Sister Dolls when the band performs at New York's The Cutting Room on May 22. The Cutting Room is the venue where Criss made his last live performance… ... Continue Reading
Pearl Jam Pay Tribute To Taylor Hawkins At Gigaton Tour Opener

Pearl Jam Pay Tribute To Taylor Hawkins At Gigaton Tour Opener

Grunge legends Pearl Jam paid tribute to Foo Fighters' late drummer Taylor Hawkins during their tour opener on Tuesday night, May 3, at San Diego's Viejas Arena. Pearl Jam kicked off their previously postponed North American tour on Tuesday in support of their 2020 album Gigaton. According to Spin, before performing "Quick Escape," frontman Eddie… ... Continue Reading
Rolling Stones Share 'Tumbling Dice,' 'Hot Stuff' From 'Live At The El Mocambo'

Rolling Stones Share 'Tumbling Dice,' 'Hot Stuff' From 'Live At The El Mocambo'

The Rolling Stones have dropped previously unreleased live versions of "Tumbling Dice" and "Hot Stuff" from their upcoming live album. The March 1977 recordings from the Rolling Stones' secret Canadian shows appear on Live at the El Mocambo, scheduled for release on May 13. The new live album is available on deluxe 2CD, classic black… ... Continue Reading
Twenty One Pilots To Perform Intimate Concert Of Superhits On 'MTV Unplugged'

Twenty One Pilots To Perform Intimate Concert Of Superhits On 'MTV Unplugged'

Twenty One Pilots will perform an intimate concert of their superhits on "MTV Unplugged" on June 9 at 9 pm ET on MTV. Twenty One Pilots' Global Music Special marks the beginning of MTV Unplugged's partnership with Rockstar Energy Drink, bringing fans a 3-part music series tied to the launch of Rockstar Unplugged. In this… ... Continue Reading
Phoebe Bridgers Reveals She Had An Abortion After Supreme Court Draft Opinion Leaks

Phoebe Bridgers Reveals She Had An Abortion After Supreme Court Draft Opinion Leaks

Phoebe Bridgers recently revealed that she has had an abortion. The singer made the statement after Politico leaked a Supreme Court draft opinion that appears to show the court's intention to overturn Roe v. Wade. On her Instagram Stories, Bridgers shared an image of a sun setting on a beach, over which she shared her… ... Continue Reading
Joan Jett Strikes Back At 'Tough Guy' Ted Nugent

Joan Jett Strikes Back At 'Tough Guy' Ted Nugent

Joan Jett has struck back at Ted Nugent after the guitarist denounced Jett's inclusion in 100 Great Guitarists list compiled by Rolling Stone editor David Fricke. "Is that his implication. that he should be on the list instead of me?" Jett asked in a recent interview with NME. "Well, that's just typical - it's what… ... Continue Reading
Queen's 'The Platinum Collection' To Be Released On Vinyl For First Time

Queen's 'The Platinum Collection' To Be Released On Vinyl For First Time

Queen's compilation of all three of their Greatest Hits albums, The Platinum Collection, is being released for the first time on vinyl. The limited edition 6LP color vinyl set, featuring the rock band's chart-topping, award-winning and record-breaking rock and pop classics, is set to release in a slipcase with brand new artwork on July 17.… ... Continue Reading
Def Leppard To Play Invitation-Only Concert In L.A. For SiriusXM Listeners

Def Leppard To Play Invitation-Only Concert In L.A. For SiriusXM Listeners

Def Leppard will play a special invitation-only concert in Los Angeles at the Whiskey a Go Go for SiriusXM listeners on May 26. The intimate performance, part of SiriusXM's Small Stage Series, will take place on the eve of the release of the legendary rock band's new album, Diamond Star Halos. The performance will premiere… ... Continue Reading
Lynyrd Skynyrd, Zach Bryan & Cody Jinks To Headline Born & Raised Music Festival

Lynyrd Skynyrd, Zach Bryan & Cody Jinks To Headline Born & Raised Music Festival

Legendary Southern rock band Lynyrd Skynyrd, rising Oklahoma country star Zach Bryan and Outlaw country star Cody Jinks have been announced as the headliners at the Born & Raised Music Festival. The second edition of the country music and camping experience festival will be held at the Pryor Creek Music Festival Grounds in Pryor, Oklahoma,… ... Continue Reading
Yeah Yeah Yeahs Announce U.S. Shows, Sign With Secretly Canadian

Yeah Yeah Yeahs Announce U.S. Shows, Sign With Secretly Canadian

After a long break from music, Yeah Yeah Yeahs are returning with the announcement of new music coming this Fall, a world tour, and that they have signed with indie record label Secretly Canadian. The trio, comprised of Karen O, Brian Chase and Nick Zinner, revealed on social media that they will play two headline… ... Continue Reading
Axl Rose Joins Carrie Underwood Onstage At Stagecoach

Axl Rose Joins Carrie Underwood Onstage At Stagecoach

Guns N' Roses frontman Axl Rose joined Carrie Underwood onstage at the Stagecoach Festival at the Empire Polo Club in Indio, California, on Saturday (April 30) and performed a couple of GNR songs. After singing the first verse of "Sweet Child O' Mine," Underwood said, "Welcome to the best night of my life! Give it… ... Continue Reading
Avril Lavigne Postpones Canadian Shows After Covid-19 Case 'Within The Tour'

Avril Lavigne Postpones Canadian Shows After Covid-19 Case 'Within The Tour'

Avril Lavigne has cancelled a number of concerts in Canada that are part of her Love Sux album tour after a member of her entourage tested positive for Covid-19. "To my fans and friends in Laval, QC, Moncton, NB and Halifax, NS, we are sincerely sorry to let you know that we are postponing these… ... Continue Reading
Hayley Williams Launches 'Everything Is Emo' Podcast

Hayley Williams Launches 'Everything Is Emo' Podcast

Paramore's Hayley Williams has announced a 20-part podcast series titled "Everything Is Emo," which examines the history of the genre of rock music and its evolution through the present day. In the first episode of the new weekly show, titled "All Music Is Emotional," the Paramore lead singer and songwriter will share music from some… ... Continue Reading
Queen's Brian May Shares New Performance Video For 'Another World'

Queen's Brian May Shares New Performance Video For 'Another World'

A newly-created performance video for the title track of Brian May's 1998 solo album Another World premiered on YouTube on Friday. The video was recently filmed in the Canary Island locations where the Queen guitarist says he feels "closest to heaven." The atmospheric song is a highlight of the album, which is out now in… ... Continue Reading
Lit Release 'Mouth Shut' From Upcoming Album

Lit Release 'Mouth Shut' From Upcoming Album

Lit recently shared a lyric video for their new single, "Mouth Shut," featuring No Doubt's Adrian Young. The song is from their upcoming seventh studio album, Tastes Like Gold, which is due out on June 17 via Round Hill Records. Tastes Like Gold features collaborations from Carlo Colasacco (The Chainsmokers), YOUTHYEAR, Butch Walker and American… ... Continue Reading
Sharon Osbourne Says Ozzy Has Tested Positive For Covid-19

Sharon Osbourne Says Ozzy Has Tested Positive For Covid-19

Black Sabbath legend Ozzy Osbourne has tested positive for COVID-19, according to his wife and manager Sharon Osbourne. Sharon confirmed the diagnosis in an interview with Talk TV. "I spoke to him, and he's OK," she said. "I am very worried about Ozzy right now. We've gone two years without him catching COVID, and it's… ... Continue Reading
The Black Keys Release New Single 'It Ain't Over'

The Black Keys Release New Single 'It Ain't Over'

The Black Keys have released a new song, "It Ain't Over," from their upcoming 11th studio album, Dropout Boogie, which is due to arrive on May 13, a day before the 20th anniversary of the band's debut LP, The Big Come Up. Dan Auerbach and Patrick Carney co-wrote "It Ain't Over" with Reigning Sound's Greg… ... Continue Reading
Guns N' Roses' 'Sweet Child O' Mine' Tops Billboard's Hot Hard Rock Songs Chart

Guns N' Roses' 'Sweet Child O' Mine' Tops Billboard's Hot Hard Rock Songs Chart

Guns N' Roses' "Sweet Child O' Mine" has topped Billboard's Hot Hard Rock Songs chart for the first time. The song's ascension was driven by its inclusion in the new trailer for the upcoming movie Thor: Love and Thunder. "Sweet Child O' Mine" debuts at No. 1 on the April 30-dated ranking and re-enters the… ... Continue Reading
RHCP's Chad Smith Opens Up About Celebrating Taylor Hawkins At New Orleans Jazz Fest

RHCP's Chad Smith Opens Up About Celebrating Taylor Hawkins At New Orleans Jazz Fest

Red Hot Chili Peppers drummer Chad Smith has revealed that the band plans to honor their late friend and Foo Fighters drummer Taylor Hawkins during their set at the 2022 New Orleans Jazz Fest. Smith also revealed that they plan to bring Hawkins' wife, Alison, along to the festival. Red Hot Chili Peppers were tapped… ... Continue Reading

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