At the SOLD OUT Wantagh, NY stop of the Let The Bad Times Roll tour on September 2nd fans were treated to a special surprise from The Offspring.
Tourmates Deryck Whibley of Sum 41 and Pierre Bouvier of Simple Plan joined them for a collab performance of "Why Don't You Get A Job?". This was the first time on the tour that special guests joined The Offspring and what a monumental occasion it was! (continue)
Described as a 'a raw, gonzo-style film' that captures an of-the-era slice of life in a legendary, internationally touring psych-pop band, a previously lost documentary following Super Furry Animals around the US and beyond has been unearthed and heads for YouTube premiere on Fri 15 September 2023 at 20:00 BST. Band members are set to join the online event, preparing to join discussion and comment alongside fans.
American Sasquatch, originally a near hour-long DVD-only extra, filmed throughout the period of recording and touring their sixth album, Phantom Power - reissued last week on BMG -offers a fly-on-the-wall view into the chaos, beauty and intransience of life on the road and in the studio with the band. Now newly digitised for the modern world, it will be available for fans to delve into for one month only. The documentary was originally released as part of the band's 2004 compilation Songbook: The Singles, Vol. 1. (continue)
Rodrigo y Gabriela have premiered the official music video for "In Between Thoughts...A New World," featuring exclusive footage filmed earlier this summer on their North American tour and streaming now on YouTube.
"In Between Thoughts...A New World" serves as the title track to Rodrigo y Gabriela's landmark new album, In Between Thoughts...A New World, available now via ATO Records. A special custom color deluxe 2xLP vinyl edition is available exclusively at www.rodgab.com, limited to 2,000 copies and featuring a translucent "Galaxy" custom-colored LP in a gatefold package alongside a bonus LP collecting all nine tracks from last year's profoundly metaphysical Stages project on opaque "Galaxy" custom colored vinyl. (continue)
Fans of Bruce Springsteen and lovers of Americana music are in for a treat as his acclaimed 1982 album comes to life with the taping of "Bruce Springsteen's Nebraska: Celebrating A Rough Masterpiece" on September 19 at Analog at the Hutton Hotel during Nashville's annual AMERICANAFEST. The special program will be part of the "Recorded Live from Analog" series, debuting in early 2024 and made possible with support by Heaven's Door.
This unique musical experience hosted by Warren Zanes, the acclaimed author of "Deliver Me from Nowhere: The Making of Bruce Springsteen's Nebraska," will pay homage to one of the most iconic albums in American music history with performances by Emmylou Harris, Noah Kahan, Lyle Lovett, The Lumineers and Lucinda Williams. A four-piece house band led by musical director Daniel Tashian and a stage production designed to reflect the gritty, Americana essence of Springsteen's Nebraska album will add to the timelessness of the songs as Zanes contextualizes each performance in a meaningful way. (continue)
Guns N' Roses and Velvet Revolver bassist Duff McKagan has released a music video for his new single called "Longfeather", which is a track from his forthcoming third solo album, "Lighthouse", that will arrive on October 20th.
McKagan had this to say about the track, "'Today is a good day to die' refers not to a macabre yearning for death, but rather a lust for life and the learned habits of a good and honest daily striving. (continue)
Staind have released a new single and video for "Here and Now" from their forthcoming album, Confessions of the Fallen, the band's first new studio album since 2011, which will be released September 22, 2023.
"Here and Now" is classic Staind - a powerful, emotionally charged ballad that touches deep in the soul. The video directed by Bradley Golowin, perfectly captures the sentiment of the song, exploring the joy and pain of real-life moments that shape us all. The intimate performance footage of the band further amplifies the intensity of the song. (continue)
Kill Devil Hill have released a music video for their new song "Pharmaceutical Sunshine". The single comes from the band's forthcoming album, "Seas Of Oblivion," which will arrive on September 20th.
The new track hits home with several members of KDH and it is a song that speaks to the current opioid epidemic currently affecting countless families across the United States. (continue)
(hennemusic) Metallica is sharing video of a performance of its 1984 classic, "For Whom The Bell Tolls", from an August 20 show at AT&T Stadium in Arlington, TX.
The eighth weekend of the M72 World Tour saw the band deliver a 16-song set that featured tunes from 10 albums during the second of two concerts in the city. (continue)
As they approach the biggest headline show of their career to date at London's legendary Alexandra Palace, Sheffield quintet, While She Sleeps share their brand new single 'SELF HELL', the title track to their long awaited sixth studio album, which will follow on March 15th, 2024.
Drawing upon a far wider palette of influences to create a sonic collage of each member's musical passions, 'SELF HELL' feels like a second debut album from a band who have become such a vital force over the past decade. This incarnation of WHILE SHE SLEEPS is uncompromisingly unpredictable, the riffs are still granite heavy, but this album sees them drawing upon more diverse influences such as Aphex Twin, Gorillaz, Bicep, The Prodigy and Kendrick Lamar. (continue)
(hennemusic) Extreme has announced a series of early 2024 US tour dates in support of its latest album, "Six." The band is currently playing shows on the Australian leg of its latest world tour.
"We have been absolutely blown away by all of the love and support during the first leg of the Thicker Than Blood Tour," says the band. "You all have shown up and brought it every night and we could not be more grateful. So with that, we are excited to announce the second US leg of the Thicker Than Blood Tour with special guests Living Colour." (continue)
Cradle Of Filth will return to imbue Europe's stages in inescapable darkness, bringing their matchless live presence and musical onslaught to their enormous fanbase in 2024 with their "Necromantic Fantasies" tour.
The tour will kick off in Tel Aviv, IL on February 10, visiting 21 cities in total, before ending in Kosice, SV on March 8. After releasing their most successful record to date, Existence Is Futile, in 2021, followed by their first live album in 20 years, Trouble And Their Double Lives, in 2023, England's finest extreme metal export with legendary frontman Dani Filth will conjure a hell of a show to remember without the shadow of a doubt! (continue)
John Lodge, legendary bass player, songwriter and vocalist of The Moody Blues has announced that following the phenomenal response to his USA July 'Day of Future Passed' tour, and the fans' reaction to the studio recording of this album, 'Days of Future Passed - My Sojourn' will now be released in the UK on 22nd September. The album is released through Keeping the Faith Records and is distributed by Absolute. A special limited edition Red Gold 180g vinyl will follow on 24 November.
The album was recorded over the last year. It has grown from John's current live show as he, and his 10,000 Light Years Band, lovingly recreate this classic album. The album features a special recording by the late Graeme Edge and performances by Jon Davison of YES. It is being released as part of John's celebration of the album 'that changed his life', and with the hope that
it will continue to introduce fans to the original iconic recording. The album's orchestration is by John's long-term collaborator, and great friend, Alan Hewitt. (continue)
Finnish slide guitar sorceress Erja Lyytinen has released a video for "Diamonds On The Road (Live)", the title track to her new live album that will arrive on October 6th.
The Diamonds On The Road title track live single starts off with an oppressive mood that tells the story of a poor woman. She's left alone in a shabby home with a baby, while her man has snuck out to be with his rich lover. She plans revenge in her bitter mind and rushes out into the rising storm. The cinematic feel of the song unravels into a mean slide guitar solo and to the explosive double tempo by the band in this blues rock - slide chase. (continue)
Black Rock Candy just released a new single called "Trouble" and to celebrate we asked lead vocalist Taylor Heart to tell us about the track. Here is the story:
"Trouble" was an eye opening experience for the band as it gave us a new sense of purpose and clear direction for our musical journey. The song is energetic and chaotic, yet the overall feel makes it easy to vibe too. (continue)
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