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Dashboard Confessional Release New Video For “Just What To Say”

Dashboard Confessional just released a new video for “Just What to Say.”  The single, which features Against the Current’s Chrissy Costanza, is the closing track from Dashboard Confessional’s seventh and most recent LP, Crooked Shadows, which was released in February. The album also includes the singles “Heart Beat Here” and “We Fight.”  Dashboard Confessional have tour dates scheduled throughout the rest of 2018 internationally.  Check out their new video in the link below. . ...Read Full Story

Elton John Looks Back At His Career In Touching Christmas Ad

Elton John has teamed up with John Lewis & Partners for a new Christmas commercial titled “The Boy and the Piano.” The company said in a statement, “this year’s story is about the power of a gift, and how that gift inspired, changed and influenced the course of a little boy’s life. The film begins in present day and works backwards chronologically through Elton’s life right until the moment on Christmas morning when he received the special gift that changed his life.” The two-minute commercial begins with the 71-year-old John playing the piano at home, then follows him as he plays his hit song, “Your Song,” at various points in his life—in stadium arenas, private planes, recording studios, school auditoriums and other venues.  Check out the heart-warming commercial in the link below.. ...Read Full Story

Queen’s ‘Bohemian Rhapsody’ Returns To Hot 100 For Third Time

Queen’s 1975 single “Bohemian Rhapsody” re-entered the Billboard Hot 100 singles chart for a third time this week. This marks three separate decades that the classic song has climbed onto the charts. This rare occurrence was previously achieved by only Prince’s “1999,” Michael Jackson’s “Thriller” and a number of seasonal songs and Christmas tracks, according to Billboard. “Bohemian Rhapsody,” was featured on Queen’s fourth album A Night at the Opera, and was first released in October 1975. It reached No. 9 in 1976, and peaked at No. 2 after the released of the movie, Wayne’s World, in 1992. Now with the release and huge success of the movie Bohemian Rhapsody, it has sent the soundtrack album to No. 3, Queen’s highest chart position since 1980. Bohemian Rhapsody is currently playing in theaters now.. ...Read Full Story

Limp Bizkit Hitting The Studio To Record New Album

Limp Bizkit has been promising for years that they were going to release an album called Stampede Of The Disco Elephants, as the follow-up to 2011’s Gold Cobra. And now it seems like it’s finally happening, though perhaps with a new name. According to guitarist Wes Borland’s Instagram account, Limp Bizkit is hitting the studio this week to record. Borland said on Insta: “we would have started last Saturday but were displaced by the fires and lost some gear. Getting back on our feet and in the studio within the week.”  Borland, as well singer Fred Durst, were impacted directly by the wildfires currently ravaging California. Borland’s pedalboard, two guitars, two amps, a cabinet, more pedals and other miscellaneous pieces of equipment were were lost in a house fire; and Durst shared the news that his house was lost as well. . ...Read Full Story

Slash Featuring Myles Kennedy & The Conspirators Release Fan-Shot Video For “Mind Your Manners”

Last month, Slash, featuring Myles Kennedy And The Conspirators, called on their fans to help create their new live music video during the band’s two-hour show on the final date of their fall U.S. headlining tour at the Palladium in Hollywood. Fans shot live footage of the concert via the Cinebody app, which was assembled by director and editor Clifton Collins to create the final video. Said Slash, “it was great to involve the fans to make this video. They did an awesome job! Having Clifton shoot as well as edit it all together was just perfect.” You can watch the video for “Mind Your Manners” in the linked article below.. ...Read Full Story

Foo Fighters’ Dave Grohl Feeds Firefighters Battling California Wildfires

Dave Grohl is doing his part to support the California firefighters trying to contain the California wildfires. On Monday night, the Foo Fighters frontman opened his kitchen to Fire Station 68 in Calabasas, California. The firehouse captioned an Instagram post: “It was awesome to get a visit tonight from Dave Grohl. He also treated us to some of his own @BackBeatBBQ. Thanks Dave! It was excellent!” Grohl’s Backbeat BBQ account also shared a snapshot from the night adding, “To all the @LosAngelesFireDepartment and @LACountyFD heroes we met last night… thank you. It was an honor to cook for you.” Since last week, wildfires have been rampant in the SoCal area, with it now been deemed the deadliest wildfire in history. The death toll has reached 42 with over 200 reported missing.. ...Read Full Story

Slipknot To Release 10th Anniversary Edition Of ‘All Hope Is Gone’

Slipknot have announced the release of a 10th anniversary edition of their album ‘All Hope Is Gone,” including reimagined artwork and a live bonus disc of their 2009 show at New York’s Madison Square Garden. The band recently debuted their first new single in over four years, titled ‘All Out Life’ and will head out on a European festival tour early next summer.  The re-release of “All Hope Is Gone” will be available on December 7th, but you can pre-order it now right here.. ...Read Full Story

ZZ Top Announce UK And European 50th Anniversary Tour

ZZ Top announced a 2019 anniversary tour across the UK and Europe next summer. As of press time, Billy Gibbons, Dusty Hill and Frank Beard have only announced three shows so far, with further dates to be revealed in the coming weeks. ZZ Top will play at Prague Rocks on June 19, at the Barcelona Rock Fest on July 5, and London’s SSE Arena Wembley on July 12.  Jimmy Barnes will be the band’s opening act in London. Tickets will be on sale November 16 at 10am.  See the link below for further details. . ...Read Full Story

Aerosmith’s Joe Perry ‘Alert’ After Being Rushed To The Hospital Following Collapse After Billy Joel Concert Performance

Aerosmith’s Joe Perry is conscious after being hospitalized following a performance with Billy Joel at Madison Square Garden in New York City on Saturday, November 10. Perry’s manager, Paul Geary, said “He had just walked off stage after performing with Billy Joel, and immediately complained of shortness of breath. The in-house EMTs connected an oxygen tank and decided to take him to the hospital. He’s awake and alert this morning.” Perry, 68, collapsed in his dressing room. The site reports that paramedics worked on Perry for 40 minutes before placing him on a stretcher and rushing him to the hospital. Joel, 69, who had just finished playing “Walk This Way” with Perry, reportedly remained on stage unaware of his stagemate’s condition. . ...Read Full Story

A Perfect Circle Release New Music Video Called “So Long And Thanks For All The Fish”

A Perfect Circle have released an “apocalyptic-themed” music video for “So Long And Thanks For All The Fish,” a song from their 2018 album Eat the Elephant. The video, directed by Kyle Cogan, is set in an alternate 1950’s suburban US neighborhood, where dolphins are able to fly and everything seems to be burning, ending in an “explosive” manner. Meanwhile, the band is also continuing their U.S. tour into Detroit’s Masonic Temple Theatre for a performance on Friday, and plan to return to the UK and Europe next month. Check out the music video for “So Long And Thanks For All The Fish” in the link below.. ...Read Full Story