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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

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

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