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Queens Of The Stone Age Announce Christmas Single

Queens of the Stone Age have announced plans to offer up a new Christmas single just in time for the holidays. The two-track single features Josh Homme, Dean Fertita and Australian blues songwriter C.W. Stoneking covering “Silent Night” on the A-side, while the B-side finds Homme and the Distillers’ Brody Dalle reading “‘Twas the Night Before Christmas” with “their three little elves” (a.k.a. their children).. ...Read Full Story

Motley Crüe’s Biopic ‘The Dirt’ Set To Premiere In March 2019

The release date for Motley Crüe‘s biopic The Dirt has been confirmed for March 2018. Crue’s frontman Vince Neil shared news of when fans could expect to see The Dirt on Twitter. “Wow!!! Just left Netflix offices,” he wrote. “Just saw The Dirt movie!! F_in’ awesome!! Can’t wait for everyone to see it! Released March 22!! Yea!!!” Netflix representatives have confirmed the release date.. ...Read Full Story

“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

Joe Perry Cancels Fall Tour Following Recent Hospitalization

Joe Perry has been forced to cancel his upcoming solo tour across the US after his recent collapse in New York. The Aerosmith guitarist joined Billy Joel onstage at Madison Square Garden earlier this month, but collapsed backstage. Paramedics treated him on the scene before taking him to hospital.  Perry later issued a statement to say that the tour will be called off, per doctor’s orders. The statement read: “Just wanted to thank everyone for all of the kind messages I’ve received this week. I’m home and doing well, but the doctor recommends a bit more downtime before getting out to rock again, so regrettably I had to cancel my upcoming tour dates. We will be back out as soon as possible. Wishing you all happy holidays and looking forward to seeing you in 2019.”. ...Read Full Story

Shinedown Breaks Record For Most ‘Rock Airplay’ Top 10s

Shinedown has now officially scored the most top 10s in the history of Billboard‘s Rock Airplay chart with “Get Up.”  “Get Up” is the second single from the band’s album Attention Attention and has become the band’s 11th top 10, breaking the band out of a tie with Foo Fighters for the most top 10s in the chart’s history. Meanwhile, “Get Up” currently sits at No. 2 behind Disturbed’s “Are You Ready?” — and if “Get Up” rises one more slot, Shinedown will move into a tie with Van Halen for second, with 13 No. 1’s on the Mainstream Rock Chart, trailing only Three Days Grace’s 14 chart-toppers.. ...Read Full Story

Hellyeah To Release Final Album With Vinnie Paul In 2019

The band Hellyeah revealed a Thanksgiving message to fans that a new album will arrive in 2019. The band was working on a new record at the time of drummer Vinnie Paul’s death earlier this year. In their Thanksgiving message on their official Facebook page, the group stated, “Happy Thanksgiving Hellions!! See you all next year and with a new record that is going to blow you away!!” See Hellyeah’s social media post in the link below.. ...Read Full Story

Panic! At The Disco’s ‘High Hopes’ Hits The Billboard Hot 100 Top 10

Panic! At The Disco have just scored their biggest US chart hit in over twelve years with ‘High Hopes.’ The song jumped up to No.8 in this week’s Billboard Hot 100 singles chart (which combines streaming, radio airplay and digital sales). This is the first time Panic! have cracked the top 10 since ‘I Write Sins Not Tragedies’ which reached No.7 in August 2006.  ‘High Hopes’ could well become Panic!’s biggest US hit ever as it is currently No.1 on the Hot Rock Songs and Alternative Songs charts, as well as hitting No.4 on both the Pop Songs and Adult Pop Songs charts.. ...Read Full Story

Rolling Stones Announce 2019 U.S. ‘No Filter’ Tour

The Rolling Stones announce that next spring, they will be bringing their “No Filter” tour to stadiums across the U.S. It will be the band’s first concerts in the States since the Desert Trip festival in October 2016.  Mick Jagger said in a statement, “It’s a thrill when we play stadiums in the States, the energy is always amazing!” Added Keith Richards, “I’ve always loved playing the States. It’s a great crowd.” The Stones will hit 13 stadiums across the country, beginning on April 20 at the Hard Rock Stadium in Miami Gardens, Florida, and closing out the tour on June 21 at Chicago’s Soldier Field. . ...Read Full Story

Papa Roach Announce New Album “Who Do You Trust?” And Debut New Single “Not The Only One”

Papa Roach have shared the details of their upcoming 10th studio album, which is titled “Who Do You Trust?” They also unveiled a new song from the album, “Not the Only One.” The song comes after last month’s release of the new tracks “Renegade Music” and “Who Do You Trust?”  “Who Do You Trust?” will be released on January 18 via Eleven Seven Music.  You can view the lyric video for “Not the Only One” and check out the album art and track list for “Who Do You Trust?” in the link below.. ...Read Full Story

Metallica Donate $100K To California Wildfire Relief Efforts

California-based rock band Metallica are lending a hand to those affected by the wildfires in Northern and Southern California, and have donated a combined $100,000 to relief efforts. The All Within My Hands Foundation, the band’s charitable branch, will be giving $50,000 each to the North Valley Community Foundation and the Los Angeles Fire Department foundation to help out. The band stated: “All Within My Hands has made a $50,000 donation each to the North Valley Community Foundation and the Los Angeles Fire Department Foundation. Both agencies provide service to victims at evacuation centers and other much needed relief. We would like to encourage you to join us in supporting those in need and our first responders in any way you can by donating money, non-perishable food, clothing and other supplies or by giving your time volunteering or providing temporary housing. Every little bit helps.”. ...Read Full Story

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