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Deftones’ New Album Will ‘Hopefully’ Drop in September

Deftones’ drummer Abe Cunningham revealed that the band’s anticipated new album will “hopefully” drop in a few months. Cunningham said during an interview: “We actually tracked everything over the summer, last summer — June and July — we were in the studio tracking. But we actually just completed everything. … We were down in LA recording, but we mixed up in Seattle. We’re working with our old pal Terry Date, who did a bunch of our earlier records and stuff, too.”. ...Read Full Story

Pink Floyd Gutarist David Gilmour To Release First New Song In Five Years

Pink Floyd guitarist David Gilmour will release his first new song in five years as part of an audiobook project by his wife, author Polly Samson. “Yes I Have Ghosts” — inspired by a character from the novel and co-written by Samson —  will debut on the June 25 release of “A Theatre For Dreamers”, a week before the tune will be available via the usual channels and streaming services. The project will also feature original music from Gilmour throughout.. ...Read Full Story

‘Beatles: Get Back’ Documentary Postponed Until Next Year

Peter Jackson’s upcoming documentary about the Beatles’ Get Back sessions has been postponed until next year. The Beatles: Get Back, chronicles the group’s rehearsals and performances from January 1969 as it began work on a new album. The movie was originally scheduled to open in September but has now been delayed for almost a year until August 2021 because of the coronavirus pandemic.. ...Read Full Story

Smashing Pumpkins Cancel 2020 ‘Rock Invasion 2’ Tour

The Smashing Pumpkins have canceled their Rock Invasion 2 Tour originally scheduled to take place this spring.  The U.S. dates were postponed to October due to the effects of COVID-19, but now the tour has been called off for the year. “It is with heavy hearts that we must announce The Smashing Pumpkins Rock Invasion 2 tour will no longer be taking place,” they confirmed. Ticket buyers will be refunded for their purchases. See the full IG post at the link: here. ...Read Full Story

Surviving Members Of Soundgarden Reunite For Special Release

The surviving members of Soundgarden reunited in the studio last fall for a Record Store Day 2020 EP with Brandi Carlile. Kim Thayil, Ben Shepherd and Matt Cameron were on hand to record new versions of the band’s 1994 smash, “Black Hole Sun”, and 1991’s “Searching With My Good Eye Closed”; they’ll be featured alongside Carlile’s own “A Rooster Says,” which will be released on September 26.. ...Read Full Story

Tool Officially Cancels 2020 North American Tour

TOOL has canceled all of their 2020 tour dates, confirming they have no plans to try and reschedule them for the rest of this year or even into 2021. An announcement shared to the band’s Facebook revealed they’ve attempted to determine whether pushing their spring and summer 2020 dates back to the upcoming fall months is possible due to the ongoing COVID-19 outbreak, but it doesn’t seem possible as the live events industry remains on indefinite hiatus for the foreseeable future. TOOL returned to touring last year in support of their 2019 chart-topping studio album, Fear Inoculum.. ...Read Full Story

Record Store Day Shares New List of Exclusive Releases

Due to the coronavirus pandemic, Record Store Day 2020 will look dramatically different this year. Typically a one-day event, this year’s Record Store Day will be spread across three days: Aug. 29, Sept. 26 and Oct. 24. As always, artists will drop special titles for Record Store Day that can be purchased at independent music stores across the country. The event was originally set for April 18 and then shifted to June 20 before the latest dates were revealed.. ...Read Full Story

Metallica Stream Full “Poor Touring Me” Concert From 1997

This week’s installment of Metallica’s full concert streaming series MetallicaMondays had the band looking to back to early 1997. The band had this to say about their latest installment: “We’ll be rewinding 23 years, for the seventh stop on the North American leg of the Poor Touring Me tour. The set includes a few songs off Load that haven’t seen a live crowd too many times in the last two decades, so fans of that album will not want to miss it!. ...Read Full Story

Guns N’ Roses Debut ‘Not In This Lifetime Selects’ Video Series

Guns N’ Roses have debuted their ‘Not In This Lifetime Selects’ video series, sharing live clips from recent dates on their world tour. The band announced the news on their social media channels, and for their first ‘Not In This Lifetime Selects’, GN’R have released a 13-minute video showcasing moments from their show in Salt Lake City, Utah, from 29, October 2019. . ...Read Full Story

Metallica Announce Limited Edition Whiskey And Vinyl Box Set

Metallica have just announced the limited edition “Batch 100” installment of their Blackened Whiskey, which also comes with an exclusive pair of vinyl picture discs containing the playlist used during the spirit’s aging process. The band’s signature whiskey stood out due to it being aged in barrels that were exposed to Metallica’s music, which is said to have an effect on the aging process. For the limited edition blend, a brand new playlist was used.. ...Read Full Story

Nickelback Drummer Daniel Adair Recovering From Surgery

Nickelback shared the news last week that drummer Daniel Adair has been spending his time during the Covid-19 shutdown recovering from surgery for radial tunnel syndrome. Adair wrote in a tweet shared by the band, “I’ve been off the socials for a bit and thought I should give everybody an update. Over the past several years I have been experiencing increased difficulty with control in my right hand on the drums. After seeing many teachers/specialists and physicians, one of them finally diagnosed the cause.. ...Read Full Story