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Scott Weiland's widow Jamie Wachtel Weiland has launched an eBay auction for the engagement ring she received from her late husband. She writes on her Facebook page: "This is the ring Scott gave me when he proposed. Eight months into this new chapter of my life, I need to part with it. I am so sad to see it go but it's a truly gorgeous piece and I would love for it to make someone as happy as it once made me." more

Get Back To Where You Once Belonged: Paul McCartney has signed a worldwide recording agreement with Capitol Records who were the U.S. label for the Beatles. "This is genuinely exciting for me," McCartney said. "Not only was Capitol my first U.S. record label, but the first record I ever bought was Gene Vincent's 'Be-Bop-A-Lula' on the Capitol label."

A new KISS comic book series launch this month with the first issue in a new series inspired by their 1981 album Music From the Elder. The series, titled simply KISS and is being written by Amy Chu (Poison Ivy, Wonder Woman) with art by Kewber Baal (Army of Darkness, Battlestar Galactica). Read more

Ultimate Jam Night, the long-running free weekly music program founded by Quiet Riot's Chuck Wright announced plans to hold a Tribute To Lemmy honoring the famed leader of Motorhead on Tuesday, August 23rd at the Whisky A Go Go. The show will be free. The Tribute To Lemmy precedes the unveiling of a permanent Lemmy statue at the Rainbow Bar and Grill. More details here.

Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds have revealed the tracklisting for their new album "Skeleton Tree", which will be released on September 9th. The tracks: 1. Jesus Alone 2. Rings of Saturn 3. Girl in Amber 4. Magneto 5. Anthrocene 6. I Need You 7. Distant Sky 8. Skeleton Tree.

As Cities Burn have announced that they have broken up again and proclaim that the split will be for good this time. They tell fans, "ACB has ended, this time for good. All shows are cancelled and everyone moving on to different things. Sorry to anyone that bought tickets for upcoming dates. We realize it's abrupt and confusing but that's all there is to say right now. Thanks for the support throughout the years. It's been fun."

Flyleaf frontwoman Kristen May has announced that she has left the band. May, who replaced original singer Lacey Sturm in 2012, broke the news to fans via a Facebook video. Watch the announcement video here.

Fu Manchu's newest single pairs their crunchy, slowed-down version of Foghat's "Slow Ride" with a new original song, "Future Transmitter." Check out the song and read comments from frontman Scott Hill here.

The You'll Never See Finland Tour featuring Grave, Demonical, Author, has been canceled according to Dreamtide Music Management who reportedly said that it was due to "Work related matters within the Grave camp". See the dates here.

Third Man Records will be releasing "Blitzen Trapper Live at Third Man Records" on September 2nd and get to fans ready, they are streaming "Lonesome Angel" here.

EMGtv have released a video of Death Angel performing "Let The Pieces Fall". The band was on the show to promote their latest album "The Evil Divide." Check out the video here.

Alt-rockers Goon have released a stream of the track "Scab", which comes from their, debut EP Dusk of Punk out September 16. Listen here.

John K. Samson of The Weakerthans and Propagandhi fame will release his new album 'Winter Wheat' on October 21st and have premiered a new single called "Postdoc Blues" which can be streamed here

lovelesslust have announced that they are celebrating the release of their new album "The Car Crash That Ended Her Life Came as No Surprise" with a special release show at The Complex in Glendale, Ca. this Friday, August 19th. Find more details about the show here.

Daniel Lioneye, which features members of H.I.M., have released a full online stream of their new album Vol III, ahead of its release tomorrow (August 19th). Listen here.

Chicago post-punk/powerpop quartet Radar Eyes announce their new album "Radiant Remains" will be released on September 2nd, 2016 on LP, CD and download via Under Road Records.

Bullet For My Valentine have released a new online video where they take a look back at their time on the Vans Warped Tour 2016. check it out here.

Crucified Mortals have released an official trailer for second album, "Psalms of the Dead Choir," which is set for international release on October 28th. Watch the trailer and see the tracklisting here.

Evanescence's Amy Lee has announced that she will release her first children's album, entitled "Dream Too Much" on September 30th. She was inspired by her father to make the album for her 2-year-old-son Jack and features guest appearances by several family members, including backing vocals by her siblings, and instrumentals by both her father and uncle. "Dad has always been talking about making some kid songs for Jack to have later in life," Lee tells Rolling Stone via Radio. "[My husband suggested,] 'You guys should just do it, get in the studio together, you've never been in the studio together, you're both musicians." Listen to the title track here.

Fair Warning are revisiting songs from their first three studio albums Fair Warning, Rainmaker and Go!, with their new release entitled "Pimp Your Past", which will be released on October 28th.

Yellowcard have released a video for their new single "The Hurt Is Gone". The track comes from the group's self-titled final album which will be released on September 30th. The band will be promoting the record with a farewell tour. Check out the new video here.


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