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Living With Lions sign with No Sleep Records and other news you might have missed today
Watch a new music video from Polyphia—plus, don’t miss Vein on tour with Code Orange and Twitching Tongues. Check out the news you might have missed today below! Read more: State Champs drop lively new single “Mine Is Gold”—listen 1. Living With Lions sign with ... Read More ...
Weezer caved and covered a Toto song but it’s not “Africa”
Say it ain't so, Weezer have actually delivered on a Twitter fan campaign urging the band to cover a Toto song—they just covered the wrong one. Hear Weezer's take on Toto's 1982 No. 2 single "Rosanna," we guess, below. Read more: Rivers Cuomo explores the alt-rock songbook If, for some reason, you've been following Weezer news in 2018, or you just happen to enjoy crowdsourced attempts t
Listen to Mike Shinoda’s vivid new song “Running From My Shadow”
Mike Shinoda just dropped a mesmerizing new solo track, "Running From My Shadow," featuring grandson. Watch and listen to the fresh cut below—it's from the Linkin Park member's new solo album, Post Traumatic, out June 15. Read more: Mike Shinoda announces solo tour The new track follows last month's reveal of "About You," featuring blackbear, both due to appear on the Post Tra
Life Of Agony’s Mina Caputo reportedly bitten by concertgoer
Life Of Agony vocalist Mina Caputo's leg was reportedly bitten by a concertgoer during the band's performance in San Diego on Wednesday night, and the musician has tweeted a warning regarding the alleged offender—see it below. See more: L... Read More ... Read More ...
Can you imagine a My Chemical Romance musical? This writer did
The Black Parade on the Great White Way? Vice Media went a bit cray for World Goth Day and "satirically imagined" a My Chemical Romance musical on Broadway, the piece published by the company's contemporary art and fashion arm, Garage magazine. Ca ...
The Menzingers announce tour dates and other news you might have missed today
Watch new music videos from Enter Shikari—plus, don’t miss Foster The People on the Tonight Show. Check out the news you might have missed today below! Read more: Hear Panic! At The Disco’s uplifting new track “High Hopes” 1. Enter Shikari release new ar... Read More ...
Watch Motionless In White’s frenzied new “Voices” music video
Are there voices in your head again? Motionless In White get frenzied and multi-headed in the crimson-tinged new clip for "Voices," the tune taken from their 2017 fourth album, Graveyard Shift. Watch the new music vid below. Read more: 10 bands who've played Warped Tour the most This summer, the band set out on the bittersweet final cross-country run of the inimitable Vans Warped Tour,
Korn at work on next album, Munky and Head in writing mode
Looks we may have a new Korn album coming soon! Frontman Jonathan Davis, now on the road for his first solo album, Black Labyrinth, says guitarists Munky and Head are already writing material for a new Korn record. Read more: Jonathan Davis wants to write a metal musical As revealed by the singer during a recent interview with Los Angeles rock radio station KLOS (via Metal Hammer), Davis confirms
Metallica’s James Hetfield brings the thunder by playing a Ghost song
Metallica's James Hetfield is apparently feeling the Ghost vibes lately, as the frontman and guitarist busted out a quick play-through of the masked metal band's signature tune "Cirice" at a recent Metallica practice—watch it below. Read more: ... Read More ... Read More ...
R. Kelly’s streams increase following removal from Spotify playlists
R. Kelly's streams have increased since Spotify made a move to remove his music from featured playlists. Read more: R. Kelly’s music removed from Spotify playlists after sexual misconduct allegations On May 10, Spotify announced it would remove material by Kelly from its playlists after the singer's long history of sexual misconduct allegations has again come to the fore, spurred by Time's Up's #
Dave Grohl says he’s ashamed of “massive jerk” Donald Trump
"I am ashamed of our president," says Foo Fighters frontman and former Nirvana drummer Dave Grohl in a new interview with the British edition of GQ magazine. Calling the president a "massive jerk," the musician speaks ruefully of the United States' current commander in chief. Re ...
Frank Iero hints at new band with “surprise” musicians
What is Frank Iero up to? The Frank Iero And The Patience frontman and former My Chemical Romance member took to Instagram to tease some sort of new music collaboration with "suprise" band members—check it out below. Read more: Frank Iero trolls fan with epic MCR joke On Tuesday, Iero shared some cryptic images online, accompanied by a lengthy photo caption that explains he's "begun
Silent Planet vocalist helps shut down creepy DMs on Twitter
Silent Planet fans are well versed in vocalist Garrett Russell's semi-trolling Twitter technique, in which he'll tweet at celebrities, politicians and others with humorous entreaties to listen to his band—often with a meaningful message attached. Now, his ama ...
Bleeding Through frontman offers harsh critique of modern metalcore
Bleeding Through vocalist Brandan Schieppati is no stranger to voicing his opinions, as evidenced in our recent interview with the frontman for the band's new album, Love Will Kill All. Now, the musician is airing his grievances with what he perceives as the stale state of modern metalcore, saying that "every record sounds exactly the same." ...
Instagram finally adds a mute button, and we’re fully here for it
Instagram's always rolling out features that make users' lives easier, and this one may be the most useful yet: There's finally going to be a "mute button" to silence a user's posts without unfollowing them, according to BuzzFeed News. Read more: Sh... Read More ... Read More ...
Halsey defends her emo upbringing after My Chemical Romance tweet
Halsey defended her emo past after a Twitter user claimed the singer was "appropriating emo culture" by repping a My Chemical Romance song when sharing a red carpet pic from the 2018 Billboard Music Awards—see it below. Read more: 19 memes that nailed emo culture It all started on Sunday night when Halsey posted a pic of her all-black look from her BMAs arrival, the hand-crafted caption
Rob Zombie’s ‘3 From Hell’ on hold for tour with Marilyn Manson
It looks like we'll have to wait a bit longer for the release of Rob Zombie's anticipated The Devil's Rejects sequel, 3 From Hell. While the horror film is finished shooting, editing is delayed until the musician and auteur completes his upcoming tour with Marilyn Manson—see the dates below. Read more: 10 t... Read More ... Read More ...
Billy Corgan tells Lars Ulrich that metal is often “disrespected”
Smashing Pumpkins frontman Billy Corgan commiserated with Metallica's Lars Ulrich on the often "disrespected" state of metal music during an appearance on the drummer's radio show on Apple Music Beats 1—check it out. Read more: Halsey defends her emo upbringing As pointed out by MetalSucks—which mentioned Corgan's early-aughts alt-rock supergroup Zwan and then posted an Iron Maiden cover
Paramore encourage fans to be active in democracy
Get out the vote with Paramore, y'all! Hayley, Taylor and Zac are teaming up with non-profit organization HeadCount to encourage fans' participation in democracy during the band's upcoming summer tour—check it out below. Read more: Kenny G is a Paramore fanboy Paramore are among a handful of artists and festivals working with HeadCount to promote fans' involvement in democracy and get young peopl
Signals (ex Of Mice & Men, ex A Skylit Drive) premiere “New American Religion”
So often, bands disperse and never get back together. However, this isn’t the case for this classic duo. Today, the brand new band, Signals, composed of Jonathan Kintz and Michael "Jag" Jagmin, premiere their first single “New American Religion.” Read mor... Read More ...