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Mastodon Cancel North American Tour With Dinosaur Jr.

Rock band Mastodon has been forced to cancel their North American fall tour with Dinosaur Jr. due to a “critical situation of a member of the Mastodon family.” The trek was slated to kick off this Saturday, September 1st, in Edmonton, Canada. Mastodon made the announcement Thursday on Facebook with the following message: “Mastodon regrets to inform fans that due to a critical situation of a member of the Mastodon family, their upcoming tour with Dinosaur Jr. will be canceled. Tickets and VIP upgrades will be refunded at point of purchase. Mastodon would like to extend their sincerest thanks to their loyal fans as well as the fans of Dinosaur Jr. for their support and understanding at this time. The band hopes to make up these shows at a future time, but as of now, no plans for rescheduling have been set.”. ...Read Full Story

Avenged Sevenfold Tease A New Song From ‘Black Ops 4’

Avenged Sevenfold slipped a teaser of their new song from the upcoming Call Of Duty: Black Ops 4 into a tour recap. The majority of the recap covers the band’s European festival sets from earlier this year; but at the conclusion of the clip, there seems to be a small sample of the Sevenfold’s Call Of Duty tune beginning to play. It’s presented alongside the Call Of Duty: Black Ops 4 logo. In the clip below, catch what appears to be a quick preview of the band’s video game single. Call Of Duty: Black Ops 4 is out Oct. 12 for Windows, PS4 and Xbox One.. ...Read Full Story

Rolling Stones Film ‘Sympathy for the Devil’ Re-Released For 50th Anniversary

Jean-Luc Godard’s 1968 movie Sympathy for the Devil (One Plus One), which was based around the recording of the classic Rolling Stones song, will be re-released to mark its 50th anniversary. ABKCO Films said in a statement that  Sympathy for the Devil alternates between reflections on contemporary politics and social issues of the late 1960s as well as giving the audience an unprecedented view of The Rolling Stones creative process in the recording studio working on what would become one of the band’s defining tracks. The Rolling Stones original line up of Mick JaggerKeith RichardsBrian JonesCharlie Watts and Bill Wyman were joined by Nicky Hopkins, Marianne Faithfull, Anita Pallenberg and James Fox in the landmark session that took place at Olympic Sound Studios in London in June 1968.” The 4K restoration will be available on DVD, Blu-ray and via digital channels on Oct. 5. A a celebratory screening will take place at the Egyptian Theater in Los Angeles on Sept. 7, followed by a series of screenings from Sept. 13-19 at the Museum of Modern Art in New York.. ...Read Full Story

Rock Legend Neil Young Reportedly Marries Actress Daryl Hannah

Rock legend Neil Young and actor Daryl Hannah have married over the weekend, according to reports. Blues guitarist Mark Miller revealed the news via a Facebook post, saying: “Congratulations to Daryl Hannah and Neil Young on their wedding today. may they have a long and happy relationship.” The following day Hannah posted a picture of an owl on Instagram with the caption: “someone’s watching over us… love and only love”. It was met with several messages of congratulations from fans. According to reports the couple were wed in Atascadero, California, following a ceremony on Young’s yacht near the San Juan islands. The 57-year-old actor has been dating the 72-year-old musician for four years, following Young’s split from his wife Pegi Young. They had been married for 36 years.. ...Read Full Story

Panic! At The Disco’s Brendon Urie Walks Up A Skyscraper In Music Video For “High Hopes”

Panic! at the Disco released their new music video of the song “High Hopes” and in the video, Brendon Urie scales a high rise building before performing on top of it. In a press release, the band said of the video: “No matter how hard your dreams seem, keep going. You might even have to climb up the side of a building in downtown LA, but it’ll all be worth it at the top. Stay up on that rise.” Panic! At The Disco are set to head out on a huge UK & European tour early next year, including a London show at The O2. Tickets for the dates will go on sale at 10am on Friday (August 31) and will be available here. Watch the ‘High Hopes’ video below.. ...Read Full Story

Twenty One Pilots Release Brand New Track ‘My Blood’

Twenty One Pilots have released the fourth track from their upcoming album ‘Trench.’ Sharing the news on Twitter, the band posted “and here’s a new song. it’s called ‘My Blood'”. ‘My Blood’ marks the first track to be released off ‘Trench’ that isn’t a part of the three-part story made up of ‘Jumpsuit’, ‘Nico And The Niners’ and ‘Levitate’. The band did not produce an official music video, but ‘My Blood’ does come accompanied by a candid video of what appears to be Tyler Joseph playing the bass in a darkened recording studio. The new Twenty One Pilots album ‘Trench’ is set for release October 5th, and it’s available for pre-order here.. ...Read Full Story

Tom Petty’s Heartbreaker Bandmates Discuss “An American Treasure” Box Set

The Heartbreakers recorded and toured with Tom Petty for decades, and since Petty’s death last year from an accidental overdose of prescription painkillers, Heartbreakers Benmont Tench and Mike Campbell have been working with Petty’s widow, Dana, his daughter, Adria, and recording engineer Ryan Ulyate to put together the upcoming four-disc box set An American Treasure. The collection includes original recordings of some of Petty and the Heartbreakers’ biggest hits, as well as demos, outtakes and live performances from throughout their career. The box also features 10 previously unreleased tracks.. ...Read Full Story

Foo Fighters’ Perform At Surprise Pop-Up Show

The Foo Fighters performed a surprise pop-up show in the parking lot of the Hollywood Palladium in Los Angeles yesterday.  Dave Grohl’s band had been billed as the Holy Sh*ts, and took the stage after drummer Taylor Hawkins had performed with his covers band Chevy Metal. That set had included a guest appearance by Queen drummer Roger Taylor for a cover of that band’s “Under Pressure.” The drummer then asked the crowd, “We have one more special guest. Can you guess who it is?” The set had been announced as a warm-up for the Foo Fighters’ appearance at their Cal Jam event on Oct. 6.  The Foo Fighters’ tour in support of their latest album, Concrete and Gold, continues on Sept. 1 in Seattle, ending on Oct. 18 in St. Paul, Minn.. ...Read Full Story

Guitarist Dickey Betts Cancels August 2018 Tour Dates

Legendary guitarist Dickey Betts canceled a series of three shows that were expected to begin on Tuesday in Syracuse. Betts cited “health concerns” as the cause for cancellation of the Syracuse date and stops that were scheduled for the Toyota Oakdale Theater in Wallingford, Connecticut on August 30 and at the Casino Ballroom in Hampton Beach, New Hampshire on August 31. The founding Allman Brothers Band guitarist’s website explains that Dickey recently experienced what doctors called a “mild stroke.” Betts spoke with his doctors on Friday about certain symptoms he has been feeling in the wake of the stroke and he was advised to rest. The note mentions Betts’ doctors feel he will be 100 percent recovered after three to five weeks. Betts is hoping to reschedule his dates in Wallingford and Hampton Beach, and hopes to return to the road on November 1 in Augusta, Georgia.. ...Read Full Story

Kyle Pavone, Singer For “We Came as Romans,” Dies At 28

According to a social media post on Saturday, August 25, Kyle Pavone — the singer for rock band We Came as Romans — has died, . He was 28. “Today music lost another great with the passing of Kyle Pavone of We Came as Romans,” the band captioned a photo of the singer. “Kyle’™s tragic loss came too early in his life and those of his bandmates. All are devastated by his passing. We will miss his smiles, his sincerity, his concern for others, and his impressive musical talent.” Pavone’s cause of death has not yet been revealed. In lieu of flowers, We Came as Romans will be providing information about charity donations in the coming week.. ...Read Full Story