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“Faith No More” Confirm They Are Working On New Music

According to keyboardist Roddy Bottum in a new interview, Faith No More have been working on new music. Despite the difficulties making their comeback record, 2015’s Sol Invictus, Bottum said “It felt really good and it was a really great exercise in taking us and our inner family sort of like creative process to the next level. It was a place that we kind of needed to go to make Sol Invictus. We had spent a lot of time sort of coming back together and getting to know each other again and making music again and playing old songs…”. ...Read Full Story

Dead and Company Announce 2019 U.S. Tour

The Grateful Dead offshoot band Dead & Company, featuring three of the band’s four surviving members — as well as John Mayer — will be hitting the road next summer. The group announced plans to play 19 shows at amphitheaters and stadiums in 14 U.S. cities, starting on May 31 with the first of two nights at the Shoreline Amphitheatre in Mountain View, California, concluding with two nights at Folsom Field in Boulder, Colorado on July 5 and 6.. ...Read Full Story

Def Leppard Debuts Video For Their Cover Of Depeche Mode’s ‘Personal Jesus’

Def Leppard have premiered the official video for their cover of Depeche Mode’s ‘Personal Jesus’. The black-and-white video combines footage of Rick Savage, Rick Allen, Phil Collen, Vivian Campbell and Joe Elliott performing the track. The band’s cover of ‘Personal Jesus’ appears on their new greatest hits compilation ‘The Story So Far – The Best Of’, which is set to be released on Friday, November 30th. For collectors, the first pressing vinyl copies of ‘The Story So Far’ feature an exclusive 7” single of ‘Personal Jesus’ and ‘We All Need Christmas.’  You can view the video for ‘Personal Jesus’ in the link below.. ...Read Full Story

Metallica To Release ‘Helping Hands’ Live Acoustic Benefit Album

Metallica will be releasing a live acoustic album, taken from their recent concert to benefit their “All Within My Hands Foundation.” The limited release of the two-LP Helping Hands … Live & Acoustic at the Masonic will arrive Feb. 9, with all of the band’s proceeds going to the organization. The band is taking pre-orders at its web store, with the album available on digital and streaming platforms on the same release date. A press release notes that the money received from sales of Helping Hands will be used to “fight hunger and to assist in creating sustainable communities through workforce education.”. ...Read Full Story

Styx Announce ‘Laugh. Rock. Seriously.’ Tour With Larry The Cable Guy

Styx hae announced more than a half-dozen shows with “Larry the Cable Guy” for their “Laugh. Rock. Seriously.” tour. Styx frontman Tommy Shaw said in a press release, “we first ran into Larry the Cable Guy at a convenience store in Sarasota, Fla., many moons ago.Now we are pairing up for a fun night of music and comedy, something we could all use a big dose of! I’m ready! Are you? Let’s do this!!!”. ...Read Full Story