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Megadeth’s Dave Mustaine Taking Break From Social Media To Focus On Band’s New Album

This past November, Dave Mustaine shared a short teaser clip of new Megadeth music — and he’s been giving small updates on the band’s progress (though a targeted release date of their new album hasn’t been determined.) Now Mustaine revealed he’s taking a social media break to focus on the band’s follow-up to their 2016 album Dystopia, which brought them their first Grammy award.. ...Read Full Story

Puddle Of Mudd To Release New Album In 2019

Puddle of Mudd frontman Wes Scantlin last released an album a decade ago, but that’s about to change, and he says a new record will be here soon. Scantlin confirmed the news, stating, “We’re coming out with a new record and it’s really badass. We worked our butt off on it, and I can’t wait to get it out. Coming soon.” Volume 4: Songs in the Key of Love and Hate, Puddle of Mudd’s last full length effort containing original material, was released in 2009. . ...Read Full Story

Paul McCartney’s Teams With Emma Stone In Anti-Bullying Video For ‘Who Cares’

Paul McCartney has released a video for his song “Who Cares,” taken from latest album Egypt Station. In the six-minute clip, McCartney plays the role of Dr. Lorenz, a behavioral hypnotist and meteorologist who tries to help actress Emma Stone with personal problems relating to being bullied. The film was created in association with non-profit organization Creative Visions, who launched the #WhoCaresIDo hashtag as part of their message.. ...Read Full Story

In Flames Reveal 2019 Tour Plans

Just days after announcing a late February + March 2019 tour, the group In Flames has announced another short run preceding those dates. In Flames will headline, sharing stages with All That Remains and All Hail the Yeti, on a tour launching Feb. 12 in Houston and continues through March 7 in Pontiac, Mich., which will overlap the band’s other recently announced tour.. ...Read Full Story

Alice In Chains Announce Film Project “Black Antenna”

Alice In Chains announced that their latest album, Rainier Fog, will not become a film project. The film Black Antenna will use the 10 tracks from the disc as a backdrop for a 90-minute sci-fi epic, produced and directed by filmmaker Adam Mason. The work will be released early next year in episodes, with each one of the 10 segments soundtracked by a tune from Rainier Fog.. ...Read Full Story

Greta Van Fleet Planning On New Music In 2019

Greta Van Fleet are planning to work on a new album for 2019. Bassist Sam Kiszka revealed the band’s 2019 plans in an interview, saying, “A lot more writing, getting some stuff recorded and start working on the next thing.” Drummer Danny Wagner added when asked if 2019 included new music, “Oh yeah, absolutely. I’ll quit if we don’t,” and frontman Josh Kiszka said, “We’ll all quit; we’re parting ways if we don’t release new music.”. ...Read Full Story

Godsmack Announce 2019 Headlining Tour With Volbeat

Godsmack just announced their 2019 North American headlining tour, with Volbeat serving as their supporting act. The 2019 tour will kick off in Nashville at Bridgestone Arena on April 16 and wrap up on June 11 in Quebec at the Videotron Centre. Tickets are currently scheduled to go on sale at a date to be determined, sometime this month. . ...Read Full Story

Breaking Benjamin Announce 2019 North American Tour Along With Skillet, Asking Alexandria And Others

Breaking Benjamin will be wrapping up their co-headlining arena tour with Five Finger Death Punch this week, but they’ve already announcing their next trek. The band will begin a headlining arena tour next spring throughout North America, starting March 15 in Saginaw, Michigan until the middle of April, where it will wrap up in Kennewick, Washington.. ...Read Full Story

Kid Rock Pays Off $81,000 Worth Of Layaways At Nashville Walmart

Kid Rock got into the holiday spirit, and following in the footsteps by others this season, is paying off a number of layaway accounts at a Nashville Walmart.  The rocker recently announced he was inspired by similar actions of filmmaker Tyler Perry. Born Robert James Ritchie, Kid Rock paid $81,000 to clear 350 layaway accounts, Tom Meyer, the manager of the store, said on Saturday.  Rock also tweeted about it, thanking Perry for the idea, saying: “@tylerperry Great idea! I followed your lead and paid off the layaway at my local Walmart in Nashville.  Merry Christmas and God Bless You!” . ...Read Full Story

Nikki Sixx Planning ‘Trilogy Project’ For 2019

Nikki Sixx has three projects in the works for 2019, which will be the first new music from him since 2016, when he released two albums with his band Sixx: AM. Sixx made the announcement on Instagram, saying “Officially start working on a new album tomorrow as part of my trilogy project for 2019. Very excited to be working with a handful of different producers and artists to pull the vision that’s been haunting me together.”. ...Read Full Story