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Metallica Announce Limited Edition Whiskey And Vinyl Box Set

Metallica have just announced the limited edition “Batch 100” installment of their Blackened Whiskey, which also comes with an exclusive pair of vinyl picture discs containing the playlist used during the spirit’s aging process. The band’s signature whiskey stood out due to it being aged in barrels that were exposed to Metallica’s music, which is said to have an effect on the aging process. For the limited edition blend, a brand new playlist was used.. ...Read Full Story

Nickelback Drummer Daniel Adair Recovering From Surgery

Nickelback shared the news last week that drummer Daniel Adair has been spending his time during the Covid-19 shutdown recovering from surgery for radial tunnel syndrome. Adair wrote in a tweet shared by the band, “I’ve been off the socials for a bit and thought I should give everybody an update. Over the past several years I have been experiencing increased difficulty with control in my right hand on the drums. After seeing many teachers/specialists and physicians, one of them finally diagnosed the cause.. ...Read Full Story

Motörhead To Mark The 40th Anniversary Of Their ‘Ace Of Spades’ Album

The surviving members of Motörhead are celebrating the 40th anniversary of their landmark album the ‘Ace Of Spades’ with a special day celebration. The event will be taking place this Friday, May 8, and includes the worldwide premiere of a new lyric video of their famous title track at 5pm BST.  The event will also feature a unique Facebook and Instagram filter to Warpig your face, and the release of limited edition road crew merchandise, of which proceeds will go to Live Nation’s Crew Nation Fund to provide financial support to touring crews affected by coronavirus.. ...Read Full Story

Journey Forced To Cancel 2020 Tour Featuring The Pretenders

Journey have announced that they have cancelled their 2020 tour, featuring The Pretenders, due to the restrictions from the shutdown caused by the Covid-19 pandemic.  The tour was set to kick off on May 15th at Sunlight Supply Amphitheater in Ridgefield, Washington, and hit more than 60 cities across the U.S. before wrapping up at Bethel, New York’s Bethel Woods Center For the Arts on Sept. 12. . ...Read Full Story

Metallica Perform Stripped Down Version Of ‘Blackened’ From Their Homes

Metallica surprised their fans with a new version of their song “Blackened” recorded from their own homes while in quarantine. The clip with the stripped down version of the classic track surfaced on the band’s YouTube page with the message, “Here’s a little something we cooked up over the last few days. Hope you’re all safe & sound. Have a great weekend.”. ...Read Full Story

John Fogerty Performs For NPR’s Tiny Desk Concert Series

John Fogerty and his family performed a trio of Creedence Clearwater Revival classics during an appearance on NPR’s Tiny Desk concert series.  Forgerty was joined by sons Tyler and Shane and daughter Kelsy for the home quarantine jam, which opened with Fogerty’s 1985 hit, “Centerfield”, before rolling out the CCR hits “Down On The Corner”, “Long As I Can See The Light” and “Proud Mary.”. ...Read Full Story

Members Of Papa Roach, Deftones, Avenged Sevenfold And Korn Join Together For “Infest In Conversation” Event

Papa Roach held a special event celebrating the 20th anniversary of the band’s breakthrough album Infest. “Infest In Conversation” was held two decades after the arrival of their second full-length record and first major-label release and featured a discussion between the four members of the band along with original drummer Dave Buckner plus special guests, including Deftones singer Chino Moreno, Avenged Sevenfold guitarist Synyster Gates, and Korn guitarist Brian “Head” Welch. . ...Read Full Story

All-Star Lineup To Cover Foo Fighters Classic For COVID-19 Relief

An all-star lineup of artists will team up this week to cover the 2002 Foo Fighters classic, “Times Like These,” in support of the global effort to stay safe and stay home during the Coronavirus crisis. Times Like These was the second single from the Foo Fighters’ fourth album, “One By One,” which earned top 10 status in more than a dozen countries and sold more than a million copies in the U.S.. ...Read Full Story

Evanescence Announce New Album “The Bitter Truth”

Evanescence have announced their new album, The Bitter Truth will be out this year, and on Friday, April 24 they will be dropping the first track from the album, titled “Wasted on You.”  The band announced the news on Twitter, saying, “We promised you a new album in 2020 and we won’t let anything stop us. We are proud to begin sharing our new album ‘THE BITTER TRUTH’ with you, one piece at a time, starting with our first song “Wasted On You” next FRIDAY!”. ...Read Full Story

The Black Crowes Stream Live Acoustic Footage

Chris and Rich Robinson of The Black Crowes have streamed newly-released live footage from their recent Brothers Of A Feather tour. Filmed on March 6 during their final date at The Chapel in San Francisco, CA, the three-song performance includes “Hotel Illness” from 1992’s “The Southern Harmony and Musical Companion”, “Wiser Time” from 1994’s “Amorica”, and “The Garden Gate” from 2009’s live set, “Before The Frost…Until The Freeze.”. ...Read Full Story

Pink Floyd Launching Weekly Series Of Full Concert Videos

Pink Floyd have announced that they will launch a weekly series of full concert videos on YouTube starting today, April 17.  The band has been showing short-form videos from its archives every Friday at 12 p.m. ET but will now begin streaming full concert films starting this week with “Pulse”, a 1994 recording filmed at the now-demolished venue of Earls Court in London, UK during The Division Bell Tour.. ...Read Full Story

Alice Cooper And Joan Jett Added To “Cleveland Rocks” Relief Benefit

Alice Cooper and Joan Jett are among the artists set to appear on a benefit broadcast special in support of pandemic relief efforts in Cleveland, OH on April 15. The one-hour “Cleveland Rocks: From Our Living Rooms” will highlight musical artists performing from their homes to help raise money for the Greater Cleveland COVID-19 Rapid Response Fund, which to date has awarded more than $1.68 million to 21 nonprofit organizations and groups.. ...Read Full Story

Lana Del Rey Reveals Spoken Word Album Title and Cover

Lana Del Rey has given new details about her upcoming spoken word poetry album, revealing the title and cover on Instagram. Described as “an audiobook of poems,” the album is titled Violet Bent Backwards Over the Grass and the cover art features an orange tree illustrated by Erika Lee Sears. The singer-songwriter also shared that Jack Antonoff contributed music to the project; however, she has yet to announce its release date.. ...Read Full Story