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Red Hot Chili Peppers Share New Single 'The Shape I'm Takin''

Red Hot Chili Peppers Share New Single 'The Shape I'm Takin''

Red Hot Chili Peppers recently shared "The Shape I'm Takin'", a bonus track included on the Japanese edition of their latest album, Return Of The Dream Canteen. First introduced with the lead single "Tippa My Tongue," the project followed Unlimited Love as RHCP's second album of 2022, with both produced by Rick Rubin. Upon its… ... Continue Reading
Peter Buck Says R.E.M.'s Success 'Took Away Some Of The Pleasure' Of Being In The Band

Peter Buck Says R.E.M.'s Success 'Took Away Some Of The Pleasure' Of Being In The Band

Former R.E.M. guitarist Peter Buck says that the band's huge success in the 1990s "took away some of the pleasure" of being in the band. During a recent interview with Classic Rock magazine, Buck told Rob Hughes, "When the non-musical stuff became so intense, it took away some of the pleasure for me. It's just… ... Continue Reading
Mötley Crüe To Release Limited Edition 'Crücial Crüe' Box Set

Mötley Crüe To Release Limited Edition 'Crücial Crüe' Box Set

Mötley Crüe are set to release a limited edition Crücial Crüe box set on February 17, 2023. Crücial Crüe: The Studio Albums 1981-1989 will feature the band's first five Platinum-selling landmark albums pressed on colored vinyl. According to the announcement made by BMG, Too Fast For Love will be on white and black splatter, Shout At… ... Continue Reading
Blur's Dave Rowntree Shares Video For Solo Single 'Tape Measure'

Blur's Dave Rowntree Shares Video For Solo Single 'Tape Measure'

Blur drummer Dave Rowntree recently shared a video for his latest solo single, "Tape Measure." "Tape Measure" is a track from Rowntree's upcoming solo debut album, Radio Songs, which is set to drop on January 20, 2023. "Anxiety - an unpleasant emotion of inner turmoil and dread," Rowntree said. "We're fundamentally herd animals, whose main… ... Continue Reading
Metallica Announce 2023-2024 World Tour

Metallica Announce 2023-2024 World Tour

Metallica have announced that the band will tour around the world during 2023-2024. Starting in April 2023, the rockers be visiting 22 different cities around the world and playing two nights in each city. Each "No Repeat Weekend" show of the "M72 World Tour" will feature two totally different set lists with two different bands… ... Continue Reading
Twisted Sister To Be Inducted Into Metal Hall Of Fame

Twisted Sister To Be Inducted Into Metal Hall Of Fame

Heavy metal band Twisted Sister are set to be inducted into the Metal Hall of Fame in 2023. The legends will be inducted into the Hall during the 6th Annual Metal Hall of Fame Charity Gala, which will take place on January 26 at the Canyon Club in Agoura Hills, California. Twister Sister, which consisted… ... Continue Reading
Metallica Announce New Album '72 Seasons'

Metallica Announce New Album '72 Seasons'

Metal legends Metallica have announced that their new album is coming out next year. The 12-track album, 72 Seasons, totaling over 77 minutes, will be released on April 14, 2023. Explaining the special meaning of the title, Metallica founding member James Hetfield said, "72 seasons. The first 18 years of our lives that form our… ... Continue Reading
Def Leppard Share Live Stadium Tour Video For 'Kick'

Def Leppard Share Live Stadium Tour Video For 'Kick'

Rock legends Def Leppard recently shared the official live "Stadium Tour" video for the song "Kick." The clip was filmed during the band's summer 2022 "The Stadium Tour" with Mötley Crüe, Poison and Joan Jett & The Blackhearts. "Kick" was the first single from Def Leppard's latest album, Diamond Star Halos, which arrived in May… ... Continue Reading
Pantera Add Dates To 2023 European Tour

Pantera Add Dates To 2023 European Tour

Pantera have added nine new European festival shows to their 2023 touring slate. New dates are set for May and June in Bulgaria, Romania, Hungary, Austria, Poland, Czech Republic, Germany and Denmark, bringing the band's total to 21 confirmed shows so far. In July, Billboard reported that original members Rex Brown and Philip Anselmo were… ... Continue Reading
Velvet Underground Documentary To Be Released On Blu-Ray, DVD By Criterion Collection

Velvet Underground Documentary To Be Released On Blu-Ray, DVD By Criterion Collection

The Criterion Collection has announced that a kaleidoscopic documentary on The Velvet Underground will be released on Blu-ray and DVD on December 13. The Velvet Underground: A Documentary Film, directed by Todd Haynes, features never-before-seen performances by the rock band, interviews, rare recordings, and mind-blowing transmissions from the 1960s avant-garde cinema scene. In this documentary,… ... Continue Reading
Liam Gallagher, Florence + The Machine To Headline 2023 Boardmasters Festival

Liam Gallagher, Florence + The Machine To Headline 2023 Boardmasters Festival

Former Oasis frontman Liam Gallagher and Florence + The Machine have been confirmed as headliners of the Boardmasters Festival in 2023. The Boardmasters Festival is set to take place at Watergate Bay and Fistral beach in Newquay, Cornwall, on August 9-13, 2023. Other acts announced at the surfing festival include Little Simz, Four Tet, Bob… ... Continue Reading
Roger Waters Shares 'Darker' Version Of 'Comfortably Numb'

Roger Waters Shares 'Darker' Version Of 'Comfortably Numb'

Roger Waters recently released a new version of the classic Pink Floyd song "Comfortably Numb" via Sony Music. The darker version, which is called "Comfortably Numb 2022," features a more ominous tone than the original that came out more than four decades ago. "During lockdown, I made a demo of a new version of 'Comfortably… ... Continue Reading
Machine Gun Kelly Shares Video For 'Taurus' Featuring Naomi Wild

Machine Gun Kelly Shares Video For 'Taurus' Featuring Naomi Wild

Machine Gun Kelly recently released a video featuring Naomi Wild for "Taurus," a song that features in the motion picture Tauraus from RLFE Films, a unit of AMC Networks. "I seek you out, slay you alive / One more word and you won't survive / And I'm not scared of your stolen power / I… ... Continue Reading
Metallica's 'Helping Hands' Concert To Livestream On Paramount+

Metallica's 'Helping Hands' Concert To Livestream On Paramount+

Metallica's Helping Hands Concert & Auction, to be held at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles on December 16, will livestream On Paramount+. The concert, which will be the rock band's final show of the year, will benefit their All Within My Hands Foundation. Metallica also announced that Jimmy Kimmel will be joining them to… ... Continue Reading
ZZ Top, Bryan Adams, Tyler Childers & More To Play Stagecoach Palomino Stage

ZZ Top, Bryan Adams, Tyler Childers & More To Play Stagecoach Palomino Stage

The 15th Stagecoach Festival has announced its Palomino Stage lineup for 2023, which includes ZZ Top, Bryan Adams, Tyler Childers and more. The Stagecoach festival will take place from April 28-30 at the Empire Polo Club in Indio, California, following two weekends of Coachella on the same grounds. Ian Munsick, Melissa Etheridge, Keb' Mo', Valerie… ... Continue Reading
The Doors Share Previously Unreleased 'Paris Blues'

The Doors Share Previously Unreleased 'Paris Blues'

Rock legends The Doors recently shared a previously unreleased song, "Paris Blues." "'Paris Blues' traveled a long and winding path to its release, taking on a mythic quality among Doors' fans along the way," noted a message accompanying the tune. "An original blues song written by the band; the track was recorded during one of… ... Continue Reading
Nandi Bushell Covers Rage Against The Machine With Help From Younger Brother

Nandi Bushell Covers Rage Against The Machine With Help From Younger Brother

Nandi Bushell recently posted an instrumental cover of Rage Against The Machine's song "Killing In the Name." The work by Bushell features assistance from her brother Thomas on the drumkit. Bushell plays the guitar portion and hits Tom Morello's crunchy notes with awesome precision. "A family that Rages together, stays together! I love jamming with… ... Continue Reading
Rolling Stones' '2000 Light Years From Home' Video Receives 4K Restoration

Rolling Stones' '2000 Light Years From Home' Video Receives 4K Restoration

The official music video for the Rolling Stones' "2000 Light Years From Home," restored in 4K resolution, has been released. The "promotional film", as videos were referred to in the pre-MTV era, was produced in 1967. Peter Whitehead directed the video. Released in the U.S. as a B-side to the single "She's a Rainbow" and… ... Continue Reading
Liam Gallagher Documentary, Concert Film Headed To Paramount+

Liam Gallagher Documentary, Concert Film Headed To Paramount+

A feature-length documentary that highlights Liam Gallagher's two sold-out performances at Knebworth 22 will premiere on Paramount+ on December 6 in the United States and Canada. The film, titled Liam Gallagher: Knebworth 22, will premiere on the service in the U.K., Australia, Latin America, Italy and France on December 7. The premieres for Germany, Switzerland… ... Continue Reading
Ronnie James Dio Among Newly Announced Funko Pop! Figures

Ronnie James Dio Among Newly Announced Funko Pop! Figures

Legendary heavy metal star Ronnie James Dio featrures in the latest list of vinyl collectible company Funko's Pop! Rocks figures. The Dio vinyl figure portrays the icon holding a microphone in one hand and doing the rock "devil horns" in the other while wearing a front-lacing shirt and moon-and-stars-adorned jeans. The new Ronnie James Dio… ... Continue Reading
Metallica Share Video Of 'The Call Of Ktulu' From Zazula Tribute Show

Metallica Share Video Of 'The Call Of Ktulu' From Zazula Tribute Show

Metallica recently released a video of their performance of "The Call Of Ktulu" from the November 6 tribute concert at Hard Rock Live at Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Florida in honor of Megaforce Records founders Jonny and Marsha Zazula. The band's performance of the song at the tribute concert marked just the… ... Continue Reading
NIN's Trent Reznor, Atticus Ross Share Score For Luca Guadagnino's 'Bones And All'

NIN's Trent Reznor, Atticus Ross Share Score For Luca Guadagnino's 'Bones And All'

Nine Inch Nails' Trent Reznor and Atticus Ross recently released their original score for Luca Guadagnino's new movie Bones and All. Bones and All is Guadagnino's first feature film since 2018's Suspiria. The romantic horror road film's screenplay was written by David Kajganich, based on the 2015 novel of the same name by Camille DeAngelis.… ... Continue Reading
Trent Reznor Quitting Twitter Over 'Arrogance Of The Billionaire Class'

Trent Reznor Quitting Twitter Over 'Arrogance Of The Billionaire Class'

One more artist is leaving Twitter in protest against its new owner Elon Musk's policy decisions. "I'm about to depart [Twitter]," Nine Inch Nails frontman Trent Reznor told The Hollywood Reporter. "We don't need the arrogance of the billionaire class to feel like they can just come in and solve everything. Even without him involved,… ... Continue Reading
Jack White Slams Elon Musk Over Donald Trump's Reinstatement On Twitter

Jack White Slams Elon Musk Over Donald Trump's Reinstatement On Twitter

Jack White has pulled his record label, Third Man Records, from Twitter after Elon Musk allowed former president Donald Trump to return to the social media platform. "Shame on you for giving trump and other professional liars the platform you are now in control of, and shame on anyone who does," White wrote on his… ... Continue Reading
Queen Share Career-Spanning Video For 'Was It All Worth It'

Queen Share Career-Spanning Video For 'Was It All Worth It'

Queen recently shared a new video for The Miracle album track "Was It All Worth It." The career-spanning video takes fans on a dazzling ride through Queen's extraordinary journey to The Miracle. You might need to be a celebrity mastermind on the subject of Queen to spot all the career landmarks squeezed into this newly… ... Continue Reading
Korn Drop HEALTH Remix Of 'Worst Is On Its Way' Featuring Danny Brown, Meechy Darko

Korn Drop HEALTH Remix Of 'Worst Is On Its Way' Featuring Danny Brown, Meechy Darko

Korn recently released HEALTH's remix of "Worst Is On its Way," a song from their fourteenth album, Requiem. The remix from HEALTH, features verses from Danny Brown and Flatbush Zombies member Meechy Darko. The remix features a lurching drum-machine beat and some echoing, gothed-out synth stuff, but the tempo and the vibe remain same. The… ... Continue Reading
Kennedy Center Honors To Air On December 28 On CBS, Paramount+

Kennedy Center Honors To Air On December 28 On CBS, Paramount+

The Kennedy Center and CBS have announced the 45th Annual Kennedy Center Honors will air on the CBS Television Network on December 28 at 8 P.M. EST/PST. The event will also be available to stream live and on demand on Paramount+. Acclaimed actor and filmmaker George Clooney, contemporary Christian pop singer-songwriter Amy Grant, the legendary… ... Continue Reading
Phoebe Bridgers Shares Cover Of The Handsome Family's 'So Much Wine' For Charity

Phoebe Bridgers Shares Cover Of The Handsome Family's 'So Much Wine' For Charity

Phoebe Bridgers recently released a new cover of "So Much Wine," the Handsome Family's Christmas song. The single features fiddle, whistling, and vocals from Andrew Bird and background vocals from actor Paul Mescal. It also features Ethan Gruska, Marshall Vore, Sebastian Steinberg and Harrison Whitfort. Bridgers produced "So Much Wine" along with her longtime collaborators… ... Continue Reading
Beastie Boys Exhibit To Open In L.A. In December

Beastie Boys Exhibit To Open In L.A. In December

A Beastie Boys exhibit will open at BEYOND THE STREETS and CONTROL Gallery in Los Angeles on December 10. The exhibit will feature a collection of personal items, artifacts and ephemera - much of which has never been seen by the public, offering a storied dive into the group's near forty-year history. Curated by BEYOND… ... Continue Reading
Paul McCartney, Elton John & More Featured In Trailer For Abbey Road Studios Documentary

Paul McCartney, Elton John & More Featured In Trailer For Abbey Road Studios Documentary

A trailer for Mary McCartney's upcoming Abbey Road Studios documentary If These Walls Could Sing features Paul McCartney, Elton John and several other top acts. If These Walls Could Sing is scheduled to arrive on Disney+ on December 16, marking the studio's 90th anniversary. The trailer features interviews with McCartney, John, Ringo Starr, Nile Rodgers,… ... Continue Reading
Iggy Pop Announces Outdoor London Show With Blondie, Generation Sex

Iggy Pop Announces Outdoor London Show With Blondie, Generation Sex

Iggy Pop has announced an outdoor headline concert in London next summer with Blondie and Generation Sex. The one-day event, titled Dog Day Afternoon, will take place at Crystal Palace Park on Saturday July 1, 2023. Generation Sex features Billy Idol and Tony James of Generation X as well as Sex Pistols' Steve Jones and… ... Continue Reading
Robert Plant & Alison Krauss Headed Back To 'CMT Crossroads'

Robert Plant & Alison Krauss Headed Back To 'CMT Crossroads'

Robert Plant and Alison Krauss are headed back to "CMT Crossroads" to help celebrate the franchise's 20th anniversary. "CMT Crossroads: Robert Plant & Alison Krauss" will premiere with a 90-minute episode on November 29 at 9p/8c on CMT. Songs featured in the 20th anniversary episode include "High And Lonesome," "Can't Let Go," and "Gone Gone… ... Continue Reading
Seether To Release Expanded Edition Of 'Disclaimer' For 20th Anniversary

Seether To Release Expanded Edition Of 'Disclaimer' For 20th Anniversary

Seether are set to release an expanded edition of their Gold-selling debut album, Disclaimer, in celebration of its 20th anniversary. The expanded edition will include the original 12-track album plus a previously unreleased live show, captured in its entirety at New Hampshire's Hampton Beach Casino in 2003. The album is set to release on January… ... Continue Reading
Sting Announces 2023 European 'My Songs' Tour Dates

Sting Announces 2023 European 'My Songs' Tour Dates

Legendary artist Sting has announced dates for the 2023 European leg of his "My Songs" tour. The 14-date trek is set to commence with a show at the Schlossgarten in Bruchsaal, Germany, on June 6. The tour will feature shows in the U.K., Germany, Austria, Ireland and Czechia. The final concert is scheduled to take… ... Continue Reading
'The Rolling Stones In Mono' Box Set To Be Released On Colored Vinyl

'The Rolling Stones In Mono' Box Set To Be Released On Colored Vinyl

ABKCO Records is set to release The Rolling Stones in Mono box set on colored vinyl early next year. The box set, which is packaged as 15 separate albums, contains key releases from the band's U.S. and U.K. discographies. Stray Cats, a 2-LP compilation exclusive within the vinyl box set, incorporates every 1960s Rolling Stones… ... Continue Reading
Anthrax' Frank Bello Explains European Tour Cancellation

Anthrax' Frank Bello Explains European Tour Cancellation

Anthrax bassist Frank Bello says the band canceled its 20 European tour dates due to spiraling costs. Anthrax had originally been scheduled to play 20 shows during October-November as part of its 40th anniversary U.K./European tour. Instead, they confined their celebrations to playing eight U.K. shows from September 27 to October 8. "When I saw… ... Continue Reading
Nickelback To Be Inducted Into Canadian Music Hall Of Fame

Nickelback To Be Inducted Into Canadian Music Hall Of Fame

The Canadian Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences (CARAS) and CBC have announced that renowned rock band Nickelback will be inducted into the Canadian Music Hall of Fame as part of the 2023 JUNO Awards. Taking place in Nickelback's home province of Alberta on March 13, 2023, the ceremony will appear on the JUNO Awards… ... Continue Reading
Blur To Reunite For Show At London's Wembley Stadium

Blur To Reunite For Show At London's Wembley Stadium

Britpop icons Blur have announced on Monday that they will reunite for a one-off performance at London's Wembley Stadium on July 8 next year. The show will mark the iconic four-piece's first show since 2015 and will be their first at the venue. "We really love playing these songs and thought it's about time we… ... Continue Reading
Nickelback, Keith Urban & Tim McGraw To Headline 2023 Boots And Hearts Music Festival

Nickelback, Keith Urban & Tim McGraw To Headline 2023 Boots And Hearts Music Festival

Nickelback, Keith Urban and Tim McGraw are set to headline the Boots and Hearts music festival next year. The festival is scheduled to take place from August 10-13 in Oro-Medonte, Ontario. The Canadian rockers are set to perform on Friday, while country superstars Urban and McGraw will take to the stage on Saturday and Sunday,… ... Continue Reading
Foreigner Announce Farewell Tour Kicking Off In Summer 2023

Foreigner Announce Farewell Tour Kicking Off In Summer 2023

Legendary rock band Foreigner have announced their farewell tour. The trek is set to kick off on July 6, 2023, at Atlanta's Ameris Bank Amphitheatre. For the first leg of the U.S. tour, the band will be joined by Loverboy. The 32-date trek will wrap up on September 3 in Holmdel, New Jersey. Tickets go… ... Continue Reading
Smashing Pumpkins Cancel Portland Show After Billy Corgan Comes Down With Laryngitis

Smashing Pumpkins Cancel Portland Show After Billy Corgan Comes Down With Laryngitis

The Smashing Pumpkins canceled Sunday's show at the Moda Center in Portland, Oregon, after frontman Billy Corgan was diagnosed with laryngitis. "It is with great disappointment that tonight's show in Portland, OR has been cancelled due to laryngitis. William, Jimmy, James and Jeff are deeply saddened but this decision was not made easily and was… ... Continue Reading
The Clash, Public Image Ltd Co-Founder Keith Levene Dead At 65

The Clash, Public Image Ltd Co-Founder Keith Levene Dead At 65

Keith Levene, a founding member of The Clash and Public Image Ltd, has died in Norfolk, U.K. He was 65. Levene's former Public Image Ltd bandmates Martin Atkins and Jah Wobble announced his death through social media on Saturday, November 12. Levene passed away following a battle with liver cancer. "A sad time to learn… ... Continue Reading
UFO To Release Remastered Deluxe Edition Of 'No Heavy Petting'

UFO To Release Remastered Deluxe Edition Of 'No Heavy Petting'

Hard rock legends UFO will release a remastered Deluxe Edition of their 1975 album No Heavy Petting on January 20, 2023. The album will be available on 2CD and 3LP 180g Clear Vinyl. Originally released in 1975, No Heavy Petting is UFO's fifth studio album and the last to be produced by Ten Years After's… ... Continue Reading
The Offspring Share Cover Of 'Bells Will Be Ringing'

The Offspring Share Cover Of 'Bells Will Be Ringing'

The Offspring recently released a cover of Charles Brown's holiday classic "Bells Will Be Ringing (Please Come Home For Christmas)." "We've always loved the classic Charles Brown version of this song and think it's really underappreciated," frontman Dexter Holland said. "We thought it would be the perfect follow up to 'Christmas (Baby Please Come Home).'"… ... Continue Reading
Filter To Release 20th Anniversary Edition Of 'The Amalgamut'

Filter To Release 20th Anniversary Edition Of 'The Amalgamut'

Filter are set to celebrate the 20th anniversary of the band's critically acclaimed third studio album The Amalgamut by coming out with two special reissues, including the album's very first vinyl pressing. The special 2-LP edition will be out on March 31 via Craft Recordings. It will be presented in a deluxe gatefold jacket and… ... Continue Reading
Godsmack Announce New Album 'Lighting Up The Sky'

Godsmack Announce New Album 'Lighting Up The Sky'

Godsmack have announced that their new album will be released on February 24, 2023. Lighting Up The Sky, which will be the hard rock band's eighth and final studio album, will be available both on CD and LP via BMG. The record was co-produced by Godsmack vocalist/guitarist Sully Erna and Andrew "Mudrock" Murdock. "I like… ... Continue Reading
Iggy Pop Announces New Album 'Every Loser'

Iggy Pop Announces New Album 'Every Loser'

Iggy Pop has announced that he will be releasing his 19th solo album, titled Every Loser, on January 6, 2023. The album will be released via the album's Grammy Award-winning, multi-platinum executive producer Andrew Watt's new label Atlantic and Gold Tooth Records. "I'm the guy with no shirt who rocks; Andrew and Gold Tooth get… ... Continue Reading
Richie Sambora Calls Reunion With Bon Jovi A 'Possibility'

Richie Sambora Calls Reunion With Bon Jovi A 'Possibility'

During an interview with Metro at The Music Industry Trust Awards at the Grosvenor House Hotel in London on Monday (November 7), Richie Sambora hinted at a possible reunion with Bon Jovi for a headlining performance at the Glastonbury Festival next year. "It's a possibility. We're talking a bit," Sambora, who quit the band in… ... Continue Reading
The 1975 Perform 'I'm In Love With You' On 'Tonight Show'

The 1975 Perform 'I'm In Love With You' On 'Tonight Show'

The 1975 performed their single "I'm in Love With You" on "The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon" on Thursday night, November 10. The 1975 are currently touring in support of their latest album, Being Funny in a Foreign Language. Last month, they appeared on BBC Radio 1's Live Lounge, where they performed a cover of… ... Continue Reading
Phoebe Bridgers Granted Motion Dismissing Defamation Lawsuit

Phoebe Bridgers Granted Motion Dismissing Defamation Lawsuit

A judge has granted Phoebe Bridgers' motion to dismiss a defamation suit against her. Chris Nelson, a producer, had sued Bridgers last September seeking $3.8 million, claiming she defamed him through comments made on Instagram attesting to his alleged abusive behavior. In October 2020, Bridgers posted on Instagram in support her friend Emily Bannon, who… ... Continue Reading

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