My Chemical Romance, Pale Waves and 8 other things you need to check out this week
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My Chemical Romance return with new music
Where else would we begin this week’s roundup than with “The Foundations Of Decay”? My Chemical Romance’s first new material since 2014 dropped out of the blue this week. Stream it until the end of time by heading here.
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Sad Summer Festival presented by Journeys returns this summer
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PinkPantheress reveals her origin story
As part of this month’s exclusive AP cover story, 2022’s breakout superstar PinkPantheress reveals how an early experience watching Paramore onstage set her on a course of dedicating her life to music. You can read an exclusive interview excerpt here, and pick up the full magazine cover story from the AP Store.
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Sleeping With Sirens prepare to hit the road
It’s been a minute since we were able to get up close and personal with Kellin Quinn and company on their own headline shows, but the Ctrl + Alt + Del tour is set to make that right. Kicking off this July, with Don Broco, Point North and GARZI joining the party, you can grab tickets, VIP experiences, merch and more right now.
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Pale Waves are set to explode
Mark our words: Pale Waves, fronted by the inimitable Heather Baron-Gracie, are going to blow up like never before in 2022. New album Unwanted is set to do the trick when it's released this coming August, off the back of a summer run of shows in support of 5 Seconds Of Summer. Board the hype train now before it’s too late by presaving and preordering the release right now.
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Riot Fest announces huge 2022 lineup
Who’d have thought that the news of MCR headlining Riot Fest wouldn’t be the most exciting thing to come from the band this week? The legendary Chicago festival has dropped its 2022 lineup, which also features Nine Inch Nails, Misfits, Alkaline Trio, Yeah Yeah Yeahs, Yellowcard and tons more. Full info and ticket details can be found here.
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Tom DeLonge tackles the silver screen
He’s been teasing his move into movie-making for some time now, and finally, Tom DeLonge has revealed the first look at his new feature-length project, Monsters Of California. You can check out the trailer right now by clicking here. And yes, of course it contains aliens.
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Bring Kings of Leon into your home
Twenty bucks doesn’t buy you a lot right now, but a ticket to see one of modern rock’s biggest names, playing in one of the world’s most iconic venues, beamed straight into your living room? Bargains don’t come much bigger. See Kings Of Leon live from London courtesy of Veeps July 2 — tickets are on sale now.
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State Champs are Kings of the New Age
After a four-year wait, the Albany, New York pop-punk band’s fourth album drops today, and it's packed to the rafters with everything that’s made them such a scene staple over the past decade. Snag exclusive vinyl and merch here.
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Remembering Trevor Strnad
We close our roundup in memory of the Black Dahlia Murder vocalist Trevor Strnad, who passed away this week at the age of 41. The band’s statement on his death can be found here. AP's thoughts are with Strnad’s bandmates, friends and family at this time.
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