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Foo Fighters Announce Australia, New Zealand Stadium Tour Dates

Foo Fighters Announce Australia, New Zealand Stadium Tour Dates

Foo Fighters announced the dates for their Australia and New Zealand stadium tour on Monday (June 5). The tour is scheduled to kick off on November 29th in Perth. The trek will include stops in Adelaide, Melbourne, Sydney, and Brisbane in Australia. The New Zealand leg will see the band perform in Auckland, Christchurch and… ... Continue Reading
Cage The Elephant's Matt Shultz Takes Plea Deal In Gun Possession Case

Cage The Elephant's Matt Shultz Takes Plea Deal In Gun Possession Case

Cage The Elephant's Matt Shultz has pleaded guilty to charges of weapon possession after police found two loaded guns in his New York City hotel room in January. Cops arrested Shultz on January 5 after an employee at the Bowery Hotel on Manhattan's Lower East Side reported that they saw the singer carrying a handgun… ... Continue Reading
David Lee Roth Shares New Version Of Van Halen's 'Atomic Punk'

David Lee Roth Shares New Version Of Van Halen's 'Atomic Punk'

Former Van Halen lead vocalist David Lee Roth recently shared a newly recorded version of the legendary rock band's "Atomic Punk." The new version of "Atomic Punk," like the previously released "Unchained," "Everybody Wants Some!!" "You Really Got Me," "Dance The Night Away," "Panama" and "Ain't Talkin' 'Bout Love," was recorded on May 3, 2022… ... Continue Reading
Freddie Mercury's Handwritten Lyrics Reveal Alternate Title For 'Bohemian Rhapsody'

Freddie Mercury's Handwritten Lyrics Reveal Alternate Title For 'Bohemian Rhapsody'

A lyric sheet containing Freddie Mercury's handwritten notes for Queen's "Bohemian Rhapsody" reveals the song was nearly titled "Mongolian Rhapsody." The 15 pages of lyrics, written on stationary for a defunct airline, are among the over 1,500 personal items belonging to the Queen singer that are coming up for auction this month, according to an… ... Continue Reading
Black Veil Brides, Ville Valo Announce Co-Headlining North American Tour

Black Veil Brides, Ville Valo Announce Co-Headlining North American Tour

Black Veil Brides and HIM frontman Ville Valo have announced a co-headlining North American Tour, featuring Dark Divine. The 31-date tour, presented by Hot Topic, is set to kick off on September 10th at Paristown Hall in Louisville, Kentucky, and conclude with a show at Riverside Municipal Auditorium in Riverside, California, on October 20th. "We… ... Continue Reading
Steve Vai Announces Summer 2023 North American Tour Dates

Steve Vai Announces Summer 2023 North American Tour Dates

Steve Vai recently took to social media to announce the dates for the second leg of his North American trek, called the "Inviolate World Tour." The dates are in addition to the previously announced shows in South America and Mexico. Vai commenced his tour with a performance in Sao Paolo, Brazil on June 3rd. According… ... Continue Reading
Staind Release Video For New Single 'Lowest In Me'

Staind Release Video For New Single 'Lowest In Me'

Staind recently released a video for "Lowest In Me," the first single from their upcoming album, Confessions of the Fallen. The DJay Brawner-directed "Lowest In Me" video is set inside a mental institution, with the dark heaviness of the song fitting the despair of the asylum walls. "There's a lot of that [on the upcoming… ... Continue Reading
KISS Add U.S. Dates To 'End Of The Road World Tour'

KISS Add U.S. Dates To 'End Of The Road World Tour'

Legendary rock band KISS have added two U.S. dates to their "End of the Road World Tour." The additional concerts of the final North American leg of the band's farewell tour will take place in Cincinnati on October 19 and in Cleveland on October 22. Presale begins on June 5 at 10am local time. Visit… ... Continue Reading
Queens Of The Stone Age Release New Single 'Carnavoyeur'

Queens Of The Stone Age Release New Single 'Carnavoyeur'

Queens Of The Stone Age recently released "Carnavoyeur," a new single from their upcoming eighth studio album In Times New Roman. "When there's nothing I can do, I smile," vocalist Josh Homme sings. "We live, we die, we fail, we rise/ I'm a vulture, so I hear goodbyes." "Carnavoyeur" follows the recently-released "Emotion Sickness." In… ... Continue Reading
Brian May's 'Star Fleet Project' To Be Reissued As Expanded Box Set

Brian May's 'Star Fleet Project' To Be Reissued As Expanded Box Set

Queen guitarist Brian May has announced an expanded box set edition of his 1983 mini-album Star Fleet Project. "It's all here. ALL of it. Every note we played on those two days is right here, on show for the first time. I will take you behind the scenes into that studio with us for two… ... Continue Reading
Machine Gun Kelly Unleashes New Single 'Pressure'

Machine Gun Kelly Unleashes New Single 'Pressure'

Machine Gun Kelly recently released an intense new single, called "Pressure." "Pressure" sees MGK's return to the rap genre after he drifted towards pop-punk for his past two albums, Tickets To My Downfall (2020) and Mainstream Sellout (2022). "Everything's destined, it was inevitable I take on his aggression," MGK raps in the second verse. "Mad… ... Continue Reading
Def Leppard, Motley Crue Announce 2023 Australian Tour Dates

Def Leppard, Motley Crue Announce 2023 Australian Tour Dates

Def Leppard and Motley Crue have announced three Australian tour dates this year as part of their 2023 co-headlining "The World Tour." The celebrated rock legends will bring their electrifying stage shows to Australia beginning with Brisbane's Suncorp Stadium on November 8. It will be followed by concerts at Sydney's Giants Stadium on November 11… ... Continue Reading
Chevelle, Three Days Grace Announce 2023 Co-Headlining Tour

Chevelle, Three Days Grace Announce 2023 Co-Headlining Tour

Chevelle and Three Days Grace have announced a Fall 2023 U.S. co-headlining tour. The 23-city tour kicks off on September 8th at Wind Creek Event Center in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, making stops across the U.S in Chicago, Los Angeles, Atlanta and more before wrapping up in Boston at MGM Music Hall at Fenway on October 14.… ... Continue Reading
Hollywood Vampires Postpone Shows After Johnny Depp Injures Ankle

Hollywood Vampires Postpone Shows After Johnny Depp Injures Ankle

The Hollywood Vampires have rescheduled several of their U.S. concerts as Johnny Depp recovers from an ankle injury. "Johnny has sustained a painful injury to his ankle following his recent appearances and has been advised by his doctor not to travel," the Hollywood Vampires wrote on social media. Upcoming concerts in Boston, Massachusetts; Manchester, New… ... Continue Reading
Foo Fighters Share Epic Video For New Song 'The Teacher'

Foo Fighters Share Epic Video For New Song 'The Teacher'

Foo Fighters recently shared an epic 10-minute video for their new song "The Teacher." The longest song Foo Fighters have recorded, "The Teacher" is the fourth single that the band has shared from their upcoming album, But Here We Are. The song's release is accompanied by a short film directed by Tony Oursler. In a… ... Continue Reading
Joan Jett & The Blackhearts Release New Single 'If You're Blue'

Joan Jett & The Blackhearts Release New Single 'If You're Blue'

Joan Jett & The Blackhearts recently dropped a new single, "If You're Blue," from their newly announced EP called Mindsets. "If You're Blue" marks the first new material from the band since their 2013 album, Unvarnished. "I make my own rules they don't teach in school / And that's what I live by," sings Jett… ... Continue Reading
Danzig Announce U.S. Tour In Celebration Of 35th Anniversary Of Debut Album

Danzig Announce U.S. Tour In Celebration Of 35th Anniversary Of Debut Album

Danzig have announced a new U.S. tour in celebration of the 35th anniversary of their debut album. Glenn Danzig's band will hit the road later this year to perform their 1988 self-titled debut LP in its entirety. Behemoth, Twin Temple and Midnight will provide support on the tour. In a statement on social media, Danzig… ... Continue Reading
Demi Lovato Shares Rock Version Of 'Cool For The Summer'

Demi Lovato Shares Rock Version Of 'Cool For The Summer'

Demi Lovato recently released a rock version of her 2015 superhit "Cool for the Summer," the first single from her fifth studio album, Confident. The new version, produced by Warren "Oak" Felder, Keith "Ten4" Sorrelles, and Alex Nice, features a darker sound backed up by electric guitars and grittier lyric delivery by Lovato, unlike the… ... Continue Reading
Trent Reznor, Atticus Ross To Score Animated 'Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles' Movie

Trent Reznor, Atticus Ross To Score Animated 'Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles' Movie

Nine Inch Nails' Trent Reznor and Atticus Ross will score the new animated movie Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Mutant Mayhem. The news was revealed by Jeff Rowe, who co-directs the film with Kyler Spears. "Well now that my teenage hero @tonyhawk has leaked that my music heroes are doing this I can add that the… ... Continue Reading
Roger Waters Under Investigation For Wearing Nazi-Style Uniform

Roger Waters Under Investigation For Wearing Nazi-Style Uniform

Pink Floyd co-founder Roger Waters is under investigation by German police for wearing a Nazi-style uniform at a recent concert in Berlin. "An investigation has been opened over the costume displayed at the concerts on 17 and 18 May," Berlin police chief Martin Halweg noted. Displaying symbols of Nazi rule, including the swastika or SS… ... Continue Reading
Foo Fighters Release New Single 'Show Me How' Featuring Violet Grohl

Foo Fighters Release New Single 'Show Me How' Featuring Violet Grohl

Foo Fighters recently released a new single, "Show Me How," from their 11th studio album, But Here We Are. The single features additional vocals from Dave Grohl's daughter Violet. The song, which sees the rock veterans explore new territory, arrived with an accompanying video, directed by Tim Kellner. Foo Fighters previously released "Under You" and… ... Continue Reading
Tom Petty Estate Accuses Auction House Of Selling Stolen Property

Tom Petty Estate Accuses Auction House Of Selling Stolen Property

The Tom Petty Estate has accused RR Auction of selling stolen property of the late singer. RR Auction recently put a collection of Tom Petty memorabilia up for bid. According to TMZ, the items were sourced from "his former home in Encino, CA" and feature a bunch of wardrobe items, including a black denim jacket… ... Continue Reading
Kansas Announce Addition Of Violinist/Guitarist Joe Deninzon

Kansas Announce Addition Of Violinist/Guitarist Joe Deninzon

Kansas have announced that violinist/guitarist Joe Deninzon is joining the band to succeed the departing David Ragsdale. Deninzon has been hailed by critics as "The Jimi Hendrix of the Violin," because of his innovative style on the "Viper" seven-string electric violin. He is the lead singer and violinist for the progressive rock band Stratospheerius and… ... Continue Reading
Imagine Dragons Documentary Headed To Hulu

Imagine Dragons Documentary Headed To Hulu

Imagine Dragons have announced a new documentary focused around a special homecoming concert in Las Vegas, Imagine Dragons Live in Vegas. Imagine Dragons Live in Vegas will premiere on July 14 on Hulu. The film was directed and produced by Matt Eastin and executive produced by Mac Reynolds, Turner Pope, John Janick, and Steve Berman.… ... Continue Reading
Halestorm Team Up With Ashley McBryde On New Version Of 'Terrible Things'

Halestorm Team Up With Ashley McBryde On New Version Of 'Terrible Things'

Halestorm have collaborated with Ashley McBryde for a new version of the hard rock band's song "Terrible Things." The reimagined version features Halestorm lead singer Lzzy Hale and the country star. "Terrible Things" is a song from Halestorm's 2022 studio album "Back From The Dead." Halestorm also shared a music video for the new song,… ... Continue Reading
Rancid Unleash New Single 'Devil In Disguise' From Upcoming Album

Rancid Unleash New Single 'Devil In Disguise' From Upcoming Album

Punk rock icons Rancid recently dropped "Devil in Disguise," the latest single from their upcoming album, Tomorrow Never Comes, due out June 2nd via Epitaph. The new song follows the album's title track, which was released last month. "Beware who's around you hiding in plain sight / Beware who's around you in the broad daylight,"… ... Continue Reading
Halestorm's Lzzy Hale Opens Up About Experiencing Anxiety, Impostor Syndrome

Halestorm's Lzzy Hale Opens Up About Experiencing Anxiety, Impostor Syndrome

Halestorm's Lzzy Hale opened up about experiencing anxiety and impostor syndrome during Sound Mind's latest episode of "Unmasked." May is Mental Health Awareness Month, and the new episode deals with musicians fighting mental health issues. "Even though we've come a long way in the past few generations to break the stigma that has long shadowed… ... Continue Reading
Foo Fighters Earn 11th No. 1 On Billboard's Alternative Airplay Chart With 'Rescued'

Foo Fighters Earn 11th No. 1 On Billboard's Alternative Airplay Chart With 'Rescued'

Foo Fighters have earned their 11th No. 1 on Billboard's Alternative Airplay Chart, with their latest single "Rescued" rising 2-1 on the chart dated May 27. "Rescued" is the lead single from But Here We Are, Foo Fighters' 11th studio album and first since the death of drummer Taylor Hawkins. But Here We Are is… ... Continue Reading
Goo Goo Dolls, O.A.R. Share Cover Of Tom Petty's 'I Won't Back Down'

Goo Goo Dolls, O.A.R. Share Cover Of Tom Petty's 'I Won't Back Down'

Goo Goo Dolls and O.A.R. recently shared a new cover version of Tom Petty's song "I Won't Back Down." The alt rock bands will perform the song during their joint North American summer tour. Goo Goo Dolls are set to kick off their The Big Night Out Tour on July 24, featuring O.A.R. as special… ... Continue Reading
The Linda Lindas Share New 'Too Many Things' Video

The Linda Lindas Share New 'Too Many Things' Video

The Linda Lindas recently shared a new music video for their recent single, "Too Many Things." The video depicts "The Linda Lindas Family Style Diner," recorded at Burgerlords in the Highland Park neighborhood of the all-girl group's hometown, Los Angeles. The video for "Too Many Things," which marks the band's first new music of the… ... Continue Reading
Billy Idol Announces Fall 2023 North American Tour Dates

Billy Idol Announces Fall 2023 North American Tour Dates

Iconic rocker Billy Idol has announced dates for a North American Tour this fall. The trek kicks off August 27th in Vancouver and runs through September 17th in Washington D.C. The tour will include the singer's classic songs as well as new music. Tickets to the North American Tour are on sale now. In addition… ... Continue Reading
KISS Cancel Opening Show Of 2023 U.K. Tour

KISS Cancel Opening Show Of 2023 U.K. Tour

Legendary rock band KISS have canceled the opening night of their upcoming U.K. tour. The show at Plymouth Argyle's Home Park Stadium, which was scheduled for June 3, now will not happen due to travel, equipment and logistical complications, KISS and Robomagic, the show's promoter, said in a statement. Ticket holders can exchange their Plymouth… ... Continue Reading
Original Foreigner Singer Lou Gramm Announces 2023 North American Tour

Original Foreigner Singer Lou Gramm Announces 2023 North American Tour

Original Foreigner singer Lou Gramm is set to embark on the "Lou Gramm All Stars 2023" tour next month. The 12-date trek will kick off on June 6 in South Bend, Indiana, and will run through November 4 in St. Charles, Illinois. Gramm's star-studded band features two former Foreigner bandmates - Scott Gilman on sax/rhythm… ... Continue Reading
Spoon Announce New EP 'Memory Dust,' Share 'Sugar Babies'

Spoon Announce New EP 'Memory Dust,' Share 'Sugar Babies'

Spoon have announced a new three-track EP called, Memory Dust, which will drop on June 13th via Matador. As a preview, the band released "Sugar Babies." The three songs were recorded during the production of Spoon's 2022 album Lucifer on the Sofa. In addition to "Sugar Babies," the EP also features "Silver Girl" as well… ... Continue Reading
Billy Corgan Reflects On Losing 'Greatest Opponent' When Kurt Cobain Died

Billy Corgan Reflects On Losing 'Greatest Opponent' When Kurt Cobain Died

During a recent interview with Zane Lowe on Apple Music 1, Smashing Pumpkins frontman Billy Corgan explained how he felt when Nirvana frontman Kurt Cobain died in 1994. Explaining that he felt like he had lost his "greatest opponent," Corgan expressed that Cobain's success challenged Smashing Pumpkins to continuously improve. "When Kurt died, I cried… ... Continue Reading
Blur Announce New Album 'The Ballad Of Darren,' Share Lead Single 'The Narcissist'

Blur Announce New Album 'The Ballad Of Darren,' Share Lead Single 'The Narcissist'

Blur have announced that their new album, The Ballad of Darren, will be released on July 21. The Ballad of Darren will be the band's first album in eight years, a follow up to their 2015 LP The Magic Whip. Blur also shared the album's lead single, "The Narcissist". Speaking about the upcoming album, Blur… ... Continue Reading
Slipknot's Corey Taylor Shares 'Beyond' From Upcoming Solo Album

Slipknot's Corey Taylor Shares 'Beyond' From Upcoming Solo Album

Slipknot's Corey Taylor recently shared "Beyond," the first song from his upcoming solo album CMFT2. CMFT2 will be released on September 15 via Decibel Cooper Recordings. It is a follow up to Taylor's first solo album CMFT, released in 2020. "I originally wrote it as an aggressive romantic song, but I'm also looking at it… ... Continue Reading
Foo Fighters Reveal Josh Freese As New Touring Drummer

Foo Fighters Reveal Josh Freese As New Touring Drummer

Legendary rock band Foo Fighters have revealed that Josh Freese will be their new touring drummer. The replacement for Taylor Hawkins was introduced by the rock band during the "Foo Fighters: Preparing Music for Concerts" livestream event on Sunday. Freese is a prolific session and touring drummer who has played with many bands, including Guns… ... Continue Reading
Tesla Reveal Details Of New Live Album 'Full Throttle Live'

Tesla Reveal Details Of New Live Album 'Full Throttle Live'

Legendary rockers Tesla plan to release their new live album, Full Throttle Live, on May 26. The record will include the band's latest single "Time To Rock!" plus other songs, all recorded last August at Full Throttle Saloon in Sturgis, South Dakota. It also features a live version of the 1974 Aerosmith classic "S.O.S. (Too… ... Continue Reading
KISS To Release Special Vinyl Editions Of 'Alive III' For 30th Anniversary

KISS To Release Special Vinyl Editions Of 'Alive III' For 30th Anniversary

KISS is celebrating the 30th anniversary of Alive III with two special vinyl editions of the album. The deluxe anniversary edition is limited to 500 units worldwide and is pressed as two picture discs with a die-cut cover. The premium anniversary edition is limited to 2,500 units worldwide and is pressed on yellow and orange… ... Continue Reading
Willie Nelson's 90th Birthday Concerts Headed To Theaters

Willie Nelson's 90th Birthday Concerts Headed To Theaters

Willie Nelson's 90th birthday concerts will premiere in select theaters on June 11 followed by a special encore presentation on June 13 and 14. Long Story Short: Willie Nelson 90 will feature excerpts from the star-studded two-day concert event held on April 30 and May 1 at the Hollywood Bowl in Los Angeles celebrating the… ... Continue Reading
Everclear Announce Fall 2023 Headlining Tour

Everclear Announce Fall 2023 Headlining Tour

Everclear have announced a fall headlining tour featuring special guests The Ataris and The Pink Spiders. The tour kicks off on September 6 in Lexington, Kentucky, and concludes on October 15 in Pioneertown, California. Tickets are on sale now. "We usually hit the road hard in the summers, but this year we're changing it up… ... Continue Reading
Hollywood Vampires Share Live Video For Cover Of Jimi Hendrix' 'Manic Depression'

Hollywood Vampires Share Live Video For Cover Of Jimi Hendrix' 'Manic Depression'

Hollywood Vampires, the rock supergroup that features Alice Cooper, Johnny Depp, and Joe Perry, recently shared a video for their cover of the Jimi Hendrix classic "Manic Depression." On June 2, the Hollywood Vampires will release Live in Rio, their first live album. The performance of "Manic Depression" was recorded during the band's show at… ... Continue Reading
Finger Eleven Share Video For New Single 'Together Right'

Finger Eleven Share Video For New Single 'Together Right'

Finger Eleven recently shared an official music video for their latest single, "Together Right", from their upcoming collection of hit singles, Greatest Hits, from Craft Recordings. The song's video, which was directed by Martin Klapperbien, opens in a factory, as workers move like cogs in a machine. "The video takes place in a world where… ... Continue Reading
Foo Fighters, The Cure Among Riot Fest 2023 Headliners

Foo Fighters, The Cure Among Riot Fest 2023 Headliners

Foo Fighters, The Cure, The Postal Service,Death Cab for Cutie, Turnstile, Queens of the Stone Age, and The Mars Volta are set to headline this year's Riot Fest. Rio Fest 2023 is scheduled to take place on September 15 through 17 at Douglass Park in Chicago. Tickets for Riot Fest 2023 are on sale now… ... Continue Reading
Rifflandia Festival To Feature Iggy Pop, Run The Jewels, Diplo & More

Rifflandia Festival To Feature Iggy Pop, Run The Jewels, Diplo & More

Canada's Rifflandia Festival is set to feature punk rock legend Iggy Pop, hip-hop super-trio Run The Jewels, Diplo and more. Other big acts confirmed to appear at the event include iconic jazz musician Herbie Hancock, reggae star Stephen Marley, groundbreaking Queens rap duo Salt-N-Pepa, funk outfit Chromeo, thrash metal band Suicidal Tendencies, Australian singer-songwriter Chet… ... Continue Reading
R.E.M.'s 'Around The Sun,' 'Collapse Into Now' To Be Reissued On Vinyl

R.E.M.'s 'Around The Sun,' 'Collapse Into Now' To Be Reissued On Vinyl

R.E.M.'s long out-of-print albums Around The Sun and Collapse Into Now will be reissued on vinyl. The chart-topping Around the Sun, released in 2004, includes such highlights as "Leaving New York," "Aftermath," "Electron Blue," and "Wanderlust," plus "The Outsiders." Collapse Into Now, which marked the band's 15th and final studio album, includes the singles "Ɯberlin,"… ... Continue Reading
Foo Fighters Share New Single 'Under You,' Announce Global Streaming Event

Foo Fighters Share New Single 'Under You,' Announce Global Streaming Event

Foo Fighters have announced that they will preview songs from their upcoming album, But Here We Are, during a free global streaming event on Sunday, May 21. "Foo Fighters: Preparing Music For Concerts" will be streamed beginning at 8 pm BST/3 pm EST/noon PST via Veeps, with on-demand repeat viewing enabled through May 24. Foo… ... Continue Reading
Avenged Sevenfold Release Experimental New Single 'We Love You'

Avenged Sevenfold Release Experimental New Single 'We Love You'

Avenged Sevenfold recently released "We Love You," the second single from their upcoming album, Life Is But a Dream, which is scheduled to arrive on June 2nd via Warner Records. The experimental single features features different styles and sounds - from prog-rock to hardcore to industrial - and ends with an extended acoustic outro. According… ... Continue Reading
Ted Nugent Replaces Canceled Alabama Concert With Mississippi Show: 'You Can't Cancel Me'

Ted Nugent Replaces Canceled Alabama Concert With Mississippi Show: 'You Can't Cancel Me'

Ted Nugent has replaced his canceled Alabama concert with a show in Mississippi and declared, "You Can't Cancel Me." Earlier this month, Nugent's concert in Birmingham, Alabama, was canceled due to social media backlash surrounding his controversial political views. The legendary rocker was scheduled to perform on July 18 at Avondale Brewing Co. However, his… ... Continue Reading

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