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Joan Jett And The Blackhearts Release New Song ‘Fresh Start’

“Fresh Start”, a brand new song from Joan Jett, was just released. The new track is included in the documentary “Bad Reputation”, which will be released in theaters and on demand on September 28. “Bad Reputation,” directed by Kevin Kerslake and written by Joel Marcus, is described as “a look at the life of Joan Jett, from her early years as the founder of “The Runaways” and first meeting with [manager/producer] Kenny Laguna in 1980 to her enduring presence in pop culture as a rock ‘n’ roll pioneer.”  Listen to “Fresh Start” in the link below.. ...Read Full Story

Ghost Announces 2019 European Tour

Ghost revealed a new video, and amid the parody they revealed plans for a new tour. The clip shows Sister Imperator falling off a cliff while driving her car on an errand. Imperator survives, and asks Papa Emeritus to deliver a special message to the band’s fans: which is a Winter 2019 European tour. The headlining dates are listed in the link below. Meanwhile, Ghost will embark on an extensive tour of North America this fall as well and you can view the complete information and dates here.. ...Read Full Story

Bob Dylan Will Open The Renovated Met Philadelphia This December

Live Nation and developer Eric Blumenfeld announced on Monday, September 10 that Bob Dylan and his Band will be the first act to play the renovated Met Philadelphia. The 110-year-old venue will reopen on Dec. 3 with Dylan, followed by performances from Weezer and Ween on Dec. 12 and 14, respectively. Weezer’s Dec. 12 show will be the inaugural Citi Sound Concert Series at the venue and will be followed throughout the month by shows from eleven-time Grammy nominee Charlie Wilson and comedian John Oliver who will bring a New Year’s Eve special on Dec. 30 and 31. Tickets for most shows go on sale Sept. 14 at 10am. Live Nation will donate $0.25 of every ticket sold to a show at The Met Philadelphia to Philadelphia Public Schools.. ...Read Full Story

Three Days Grace Set Billboard Record With 14th No. 1 Mainstream Rock Single

Three Days Grace just made Billboard history as act with the most No. 1 Mainstream Rock Songs, thanks to their current single “Infra-Red” which is currently topping the charts. They broke a tie with Van Halen, who had held the record for two decades. In addition, “Infra-Red” is also the band’s 15th No. 1 on the Mediabase Active Rock Chart. The band’s run of chart-toppers on the Billboard chart started in Aug. 2004 when “Just Like You” climbed to the top spot and spent four weeks at No. 1. The longest stint at No. 1 by any of their songs occurred in 2012 when “Chalk Outline” spent 10 weeks on top. “Animal I Have Become” and “Pain” also spent nine weeks at No. 1 in 2006, Three Days Grace have spent a total of 70 weeks at No. 1 on the Billboard chart.  Meanwhile, Three Days Grace are still touring in the U.K. and Europe this October and November, followed by a Canadian headline tour. You can see all of their scheduled dates here. . ...Read Full Story

Tenacious D Announce New Album ‘Post-Apocalypto’, Featuring Dave Grohl

Tenacious D will release a new album and animated series later this year, the band have confirmed. The comedy-music duo comprised of Jack Black and Kyle Gass last released a record in 2012 with ‘Rize Of The Fenix‘. The band have now announced their return with album ‘Post-Apocalypto’, produced by John Spiker and featuring Foo Fighters‘ Dave Grohl on drums. The 21-song album will be released on November 2 and will be available digitally and on CD and translucent green vinyl. The record will be accompanied by a six-part animated series, which will air on Tenacious D’s YouTube channel. It will premiere later this month (September 28), with a new episode dropping every Friday until the album’s release. The tracklist for ‘Post-Apocalypto’ is in the link below.. ...Read Full Story

Billy Idol’s “Vital Idol: Revitalized” To Be Released September 28th

Billy Idol’s 1980’s remix collection, Vital Idol, is getting a modern-day upgrade with Vital Idol: Revitalized, set for release on CD and digital on September 28th. A black vinyl in addition to a limited edition will follow on November 16th. Idol’s Revitalized collection features 11 brand-new remixes of his most classic hits. Lending their hands to Revitalized are Moby, Paul Oakenfold and The Crystal Method as well as Tropkillaz, Shiba San, Juan Maclean, CRAY and RAC, who’s remix of ‘Dancing With Myself’ debuted last week. Vital Idol was released back in 1985, and was the first remix record released by a rock star. Besides being certified platinum, Vital Idol contained a version of ‘Mony Mony’ that reached No. 1 on the Billboard Hot 100 Singles chart.. ...Read Full Story

Greta Van Fleet’s Debut Album Title & Track Listing Revealed

Rock band GRETA VAN FLEET have announced the first details of their debut album, titled “Anthem Of The Peaceful City.”  The record will contain 10 songs, including “When The Curtain Falls”, which was made available earlier this summer. The band teased a 45-second social media clip for the video of “Anthem Of The Peaceful City” with an accompanying message reading: “Those of us who cannot hear it, feel it. At the dancing of a heartbeat, is a reminder that humans love. I know that first in darkness, like a great drum in a mother’s chest. The anthem of a peaceful army. To save all the world.” Greta Van Fleet is a true success story; having played in Michigan clubs for six years before rocketing to the top of the rock radio charts last year with “Highway Tune”.. ...Read Full Story

Cranberries Singer Dolores O’Riordan’s Cause Of Death Revealed At Inquest

A corner’s inquest concluded Thursday stating that Dolores O’Riordan, late singer of The Cranberries, died by drowning. Inquests are held in Britain to determine the facts in sudden, violent or unexplained deaths. The inquest determined that O’Riordan accidentally drowned in a bathtub after drinking.  At Westminster Coroner’s Court a police officer stated that the pajama-clad O’Riordan was found submerged in her bathtub at a London hotel on the morning of Jan. 15, 2018. The 46-year-old singer didn’t leave a note and there was no evidence of self-harm. Additionally, it was disclosed that five miniature alcohol bottles and a bottle of champagne were found in the room, and toxicology tests revealed a blood alcohol level four times the legal limit for driving. Prescription medications were also found, the inquest heard. Coroner Shirley Radcliffe determined that O’Riordan died from drowning due to alcohol intoxication, stating “there’s no evidence that this was anything other than an accident.” O’Riordan’s inquest was held on what would have been her 47th birthday.. ...Read Full Story

Vinnie Paul Tribute Will Take Place At Louder Than Life And Aftershock Festivals

Drumming legend Vinnie Paul passed away this past June, but his band Hellyeah were scheduled to play the Louder Than Life festival (scheduled for September 28th-30th at Louisville’s Champions Park in Kentucky) as well as the Monster Energy Aftershock (scheduled for October 13th and 14th at Sacramento’s Discovery Parkin in California). Now, promoter Danny Wimmer Presents has announced that tributes to Vinnie Paul will take place at both these festivals. Each festival will include an all-star Vinnie Paul Tribute which will see the musicians playing songs from Paul’s legendary band Pantera, as well as his follow-up band, Damageplan. The performance at Louder Than Life will feature members of Five Finger Death Punch, Godsmack, Hellyeah, Sevendust, Gwar, Bullet for My Valentine, Body Count, Kyng, Cane Hill and more. The Aftershock tribute will feature members of Korn, Deftones, Godsmack, Shinedown, Hellyeah, Sevendust, Gwar, Kyng, Emmure and more. . ...Read Full Story

Queen To Release ‘Bohemian Rhapsody’ Original Film Soundtrack

Bohemian Rhapsody, the long-awaited Freddie Mercury biopic starring Rami Malek, is set to finally open in theaters on November 2nd. But on October 19th, the official soundtrack from the biopic will hit stores, featuring exclusive, previously unreleased Queen music. The Bohemian Rhapsody soundtrack spans a total of 22 tracks. Five of these are taken from Queen’s legendary, 21-minute Live Aid performance in July 1985 and have never before been released in audio form. Additionally there will be all-new takes on Queen classics, recorded specifically for this soundtrack. One is a version of “We Will Rock You” that incorporates both a studio cut and live performance audio complete with audience participation. Queen also recorded their very own arrangement of the famous 20th Century Fox theme song. The entire soundtrack was produced by May and Queen drummer Roger Taylor. The tracklist announcement came on what would have been Mercury’s 72nd birthday, September 5th.. ...Read Full Story