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Rise Against rallies against “new & improved ways to f*** people” with new album, 'Nowhere Generation'

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If you look through the comments on the video for Rise Against‘s single “Nowhere Generation,” you’ll find people of all ages sharing how relatable the lyrics are to them. As frontman Tim McIlrath tells ABC Audio, that’s what he’d hoped to accomplish with the song, which is also the title track off the Chicago punk outfit’s new album.. ...Read Full Story

Missing “Level”: Twenty One Pilots' Tyler Joseph reveals why quarantine single didn't make 'Scaled and Icy'

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Twenty One Pilots‘ new album Scaled and Icy includes 11 fresh songs for the Skeleton Clique to obsess over, but “Level of Concern” is not one of them. The quarantine-referencing jam, which was released in April 2020, was left off the record’s track list. In an interview with Billboard, frontman Tyler Joseph reveals why.. ...Read Full Story

RHCP's Chad Smith brings the “explosiveness” of drumming into visual art with upcoming exhibits

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This weekend, Red Hot Chili Peppers drummer Chad Smith‘s visual artwork is going on display as part of the Ad Art Show at the New York City Oculus, and at Ocean Galleries in Stone Harbor, New Jersey. The pieces are based on photographs taken of Smith drumming in the dark with neon drumsticks, which are then manipulated in post-production.. ...Read Full Story