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System Of A Down’s “Chop Suey” Surpasses 1 Billion Views On YouTube

System Of A Down’s most popular song and video has reached a new record on YouTube. “Chop Suey” now sits at over one billion views, making it the first of the band’s hits to surpass that milestone. System Of A Down are among a few bands from the early 2000’s rock-era that have a video in the one billion view count range; with Linkin Park the only other band of the same era to have more than one video surpassing one billion views on YouTube.. ...Read Full Story

Eric Clapton And Van Morrison Team Up For New Song ‘Stand and Deliver’

Van Morrison and Eric Clapton will be releasing a new “anti-lockdown” song to support Morrison’s “Save Live Music” campaign. The track, titled “Stand and Deliver,” was written by Clapton. Morrison also previously released three “anti-lockdown” songs earlier this fall, including “Born to Be Free,” “As I Walked Out,” and “No More Lockdown.” Proceeds from the new single, set to drop on December 4, will go to Morrison’s Lockdown Financial Hardship Fund to benefit musicians.. ...Read Full Story

KISS Announce Livestream Concert on New Year’s Eve

KISS have announced that they will be hosting a special New Year’s Eve Livestream event dubbed “KISS 2020 Goodbye” from Atlantis, Dubair on December 31st.  The show is billed as “Filmed with more than 50 cameras and 360-degree views, this show produced by Landmarks Live can be seen globally with ticketing technology and livestream powered by TIXR and experienced like no other virtual concert before.”. ...Read Full Story

Dee Snider and Lzzy Hale Release Duet “The Magic Of Christmas Day”

Twister Sister frontman Dee Snider and Halestorm’s Lzzy Hale have teamed up for a new version of Snider’s classic “The Magic of Christmas Day.” Snider originally wrote the song as a Christmas gift for his wife with no plans to release it. However the song eventually found its way to Celine Dion, who recorded it for her 1998 album, These Are Special Times, which went on to be one of the best-selling holiday records of all time. Over 20 years later, Snider has released his own rendition of “The Magic of Christmas Day,” with guest vocals from Hale. . ...Read Full Story

Metallica Share Video From Live Pay-Per-View Concert

Metallica shared video footage from their November 14 pay-per-view event, “Live & Acoustic From HQ: Helping Hands Concert & Auction.”  The band one acoustic and one electric set in support of their charitable foundation, streamed from the band’s headquarters in San Rafael, CA. The 8-song acoustic set mixed tracks from their catalogue alongside covers of tunes by Deep Purple and Bob Seger, while the electric set delivered 6 songs and included the band’s version of the folk classic, “The House Of The Rising Sun.”. ...Read Full Story

The Pretty Reckless Announce New Album, ‘Death By Rock And Roll’

The Pretty Reckless have just announced that their fourth album, and the follow-up to 2016’s Who You Selling For, is due out on February 12, 2021.  Taylor Momsen and co. said on Twitter: THIS IS IT…the Album #DEATHBYROCKANDROLL will be released February 12, 2021. after years of putting our blood sweat and tears into the recording I’m SO EXCITED for you all to hear it. Pre-save here http://found.ee/dbrr. ...Read Full Story

Eddie Vedder Will Perform Two New Songs at ‘Venture Into Cures’ Benefit

Eddie Vedder and his wife Jill have organized the virtual benefit show Venture Into Cures, a one-hour event to be held on Nov. 18. Vedder will also perform two new songs — “Matter of Time” and a new version of “Say Hi” — inspired by Epidermolysis Bullosa (EB), a rare genetic connective tissue disorder. The Vedders co-founded the EB Research Partnership, whose mission is to find a cure for Epidermolysis Bullosa.. ...Read Full Story

Progressive Rock Supergroup Transatlantic To Release Two Versions Of New Album

Transatlantic have announced that they will be release their new album, “The Absolute Universe”, on February 5th, sharing the news in a new trailer. The band, featuring Neal Morse, Mike Portnoy, Roine Stolt and Pete Trewavas, will be releasing two versions of the album, “The Absolute Universe: The Breath Of Life (Abridged Version)” and “The Absolute Universe: Forevermore (Extended Version)”.. ...Read Full Story

Gavin Rossdale, Alice Cooper, Lzzy Hale to Judge ‘No Cover’ Band Competition TV Show

Alice Cooper, Bush’s Gavin Rossdale, and Halestorm’s Lzzy Hale are among the judges for No Cover, an upcoming music competition show searching for “the world’s next greatest unsigned original artist.” Other judges include Bishop Briggs and prog-metal guitarist Tobin Abasi. No Cover will focus on unknown bands performing original songs. The winner will earn a recording contract with Sumerian Records and a “high-profile” slot at a festival produced by Danny Wimmer Presents, the company behind Aftershock, Welcome to Rockville and Epicenter. Kellin Quinn of Sleeping with Sirens will co-host alongside radio personality Caity Babs.. ...Read Full Story

Eddie Van Halen Tribute Set For Rock And Rock Hall Of Fame HBO Induction Special

The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame will include a tribute to Eddie Van Halen as part of its 2020 Induction Ceremony Special. The tribute will be part of the show, set to air at 7 p.m., Nov. 7 on HBO and HBO Max. The tribute will feature multiple ‘guitar gods’ paying homage to the Van Halen guitarist who passed away on Oct. 6 after a lengthy battle with cancer at 65.. ...Read Full Story

John Frusicante Confirms Red Hot Chili Peppers Are Writing New Music

Red Hot Chili Peppers guitarist John Frusciante has revealed that the band is writing and rehearsing for a new album. “We were rehearsing for a couple of months and then the quarantine started, and then we stopped rehearsing for a couple of months and then we went back to rehearsing,” Frusciante said. “We are moving ahead with what we are doing and writing new music.”. ...Read Full Story

Sevendust Release New Video For “Dying To Live” Off Upcoming Album

Heavy metal legends Sevendust are releasing the music video for their new single “Dying To Live,” off their upcoming 13th studio album Blood & Stone. “Dying To Live” will hit rock radio this week, and is the second single from their upcoming album available which is set to drop this Friday. The album is available for pre-order at https://RiseRecords.lnk.to/BloodAndStone.. ...Read Full Story

Slash Featuring Myles Kennedy And The Conspirators Planning To Release New Album In 2021

Bassist/vocalist Todd Kerns has confirmed that SLASH featuring Myles Kennedy And The Conspirators will release a new album in 2021. The effort will be the follow-up to “Living The Dream”, which came out in September 2018 via Slash‘s own label Snakepit Records, in partnership with Roadrunner Records. Living the Dream was Slash‘s fourth solo album, and third with Slash and his CONSPIRATORS bandmates Kerns, Myles Kennedy (vocals), Brent Fitz (drums) and Frank Sidoris (guitar and vocals).. ...Read Full Story

Fleetwood Mac’s ‘Rumours’ Re-Enters Top 10 On Billboard 200 After 42 Years

Fleetwood Mac‘s 1977 album ‘Rumours’ has re-entered the top 10 of the Billboard 200 after 42 years. The album jumped from #13 to #7 this week, following its newfound popularity after Nathan Apodaca – otherwise known as 420doggface208 – posted his viral TikTok seen around the world of him longboarding while listening to ‘Dreams’ and drinking cranberry juice. ‘Dreams’ re-entered the Billboard 100 at #21, with that number is likely to rise this week given this recent jump for ‘Rumours’.. ...Read Full Story