300 EntertainmentMeg Myers has shared a new song called "Tourniquet," which will appear on her forthcoming sophomore album Take Me to the Disco. The slow-burning track is available now via digital platforms.
Take Me to the Disco, the follow-up to Myers' 2015 debut Sorry, will arrive on July 20. It also features the lead single "Numb."
Myers will launch a headlining tour behind her new album September 15 in Santa Ana, California.
ABC/Randy HolmesThe Lumineers have released a new EP titled C-Sides. The three-track rarities collection is available now on digital platforms.
One of the C-Sides cuts is a track called "Scotland," which served as the theme for the CW show Reign. Frontman Wesley Schultzsays that "Scotland" "was born out of this feeling that the world, the people around you, will often just not understand you."
"The song was special to us because it had this beautiful driving rhythm that [drummer] Jer [Fraites] played that reminded us of battle drums," he adds.
C-Sides also includes a song called "Visions of China," as well as instrumental titled "For Fra."
The Lumineers' most recent full-length album is their 2016 sophomore effort Cleopatra.
Credit: Frank Maddocks Linkin Park's Mike Shinoda has released the video for his Post Traumatic song "Lift Off," which features Deftones frontman Chino Moreno and rapper Machine Gun Kelly. The black-and-white clip, streaming now on YouTube, captures the trio in the studio while recording the track.
Machine Gun Kelly was supposed to open for Linkin Park on their One More Light tour last summer, which was canceled following Chester Bennington's death.
Post Traumatic, Shinoda's debut solo album, also features guest spots from K.Flay, grandson, and hip-hop artist blackbear.
Credit: Jon HoegLovelytheband has released the video for the group's new single "these are my friends." The clip, which is streaming now on YouTube, reflects the struggle of trying figure out who are your real friends.
"These are my friends" will appear on lovelytheband's upcoming debut album finding it hard to smile, which arrives on August 3. The album also includes the number-one Billboard Alternative single "broken."
Lovelytheband recently wrapped a tour opening for Vance Joy and AWOLNATION, and they'll launch their own headlining run August 15 in Toronto.
ABC/Image Group LAPortugal. the Man will be raising awareness for mental health during the band's four shows in Oregon next month.
According to Billboard, the "Feel It Still" rockers, who originated in Alaska but now are based in Portland, are teaming up with public-advocacy campaign Keep Oregon Well to continue its goal of fighting the stigma surrounding metal health.
"Mental health is personal for our whole band," says frontman John Gourley. "As touring musicians, self-care can quickly become make it or break it on the road."
The shows take place August 24 and 25 in Portland, and August 30 and 31 in Jacksonville and Bend, respectively.
Portugal. the Man is currently touring Europe behind their 2017 album Woodstock, and they'll return to the U.S. later this month. If you catch the band on tour, you'll get to see their intro video, which features none other than Beavis and Butthead reviewing "Feel It Still."
ABC/Randy HolmesImagine Dragons is continuing to Evolve with new music.
Dan Reynolds and company have announced plans to release a new single called "Natural." The track will arrive next Tuesday, July 17.
"Natural" will be the third new song from Imagine Dragons this year, following "Next to Me" and the Kygo collaboration "Born to Be Yours."
It's unclear whether "Natural" will be retroactively added to the track list on ID's 2017 album Evolve, like "Next to Me" was, of it'll be a standalone track. Evolve doesn't really need any more singles, having already spawned big hits in "Believer," "Thunder" and "Whatever It Takes."
Imagine Dragons is currently touring the U.S. in continued support of Evolve. The trek continues Friday night in Tinley Park, Illinois.
If you need even more ID in your life, Reynold's documentary Believer is available now on HBO.
Friction RecordsMini Mansions, the band fronted by Queens of the Stone Age bassist Michael Shuman, has announced a new EP titled Works Every Time. The four-track collection will be released on September 28.
"This is probably the most personal and vulnerable we've ever been," says Shuman in a statement.
You can download the Works Every Timetitle track now via digital outlets. The EP, which follows Mini Mansions' 2015 album, The Great Pretenders. also includes a track called "A Girl Like You," which features Royal Blood's Mike Kerr.
Mini Mansions will be on tour this summer while opening for Arctic Monkeys. In the meantime, Shuman is currently on the road with Queens of the Stone Age behind their latest album, Villains.
Incidentally, a recent stop at the Rock Werchter festival in Belgium, the band was joined on stage by a fan dressed in a full Spider-Man costume. You can watch fan-shot footage of Queens' Spidey collaboration now on YouTube.
Here's the Works Every Time track list:
"Works Every Time" "Midnight in Tokyo" "This Bullet" "A Girl Like You" feat. Mike Kerr
Credit: Corinne Schiavone During a show on Nine Inch Nails' Las Vegas run last month, Trent Reznor and company invited Gary Numan on stage to perform the New Wave veteran's song "Metal." If you weren't at the show, the industrial rockers have released an official live video of the collaboration, which you can watch now on YouTube.
For the performance, Numan handled lead vocals, while Reznor played keyboards. When you hear Numan's voice backed by Nine Inch Nails' instrumentation, it's clear how much of an influence he was on Reznor's sound.
Nine Inch Nails currently are touring Europe behind their new album Bad Witch. They'll return to the U.S. in September for their Cold and Black and Infinite tour.
ABC/Randy HolmesThe teenager behind the viral campaign to convince Weezer to cover the Toto hit "Africa" met the heroes who made her dream come true when the band invited her to their show in Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio Wednesday night.
Before the concert, the intrepid fan, named Mary, took a picture with Weezer drummer Patrick Wilson, which the band posted on their Twitter.
"A true meeting of the minds behind Weezer's cover of 'Africa,'" the tweet reads. "Pat the producer with Mary who started the @WeezerAfrica campaign. Great minds think alike!"
Weezer released their cover of "Africa" in May after months and months of Mary tweeting at them from the account @WeezerAfrica pleading that the cover the Toto smash. Not only did the cover fulfill a long-running fan campaign, but it also gave Weezer their first hit on the Billboard Hot 100 in nearly 10 years.
If you want to hear Weezer bless the rains live, they're currently on tour with Pixies.
Credit: Neil KrugGlass Animals drummer Joe Seaward was seriously injured in a life-threatening accident when he was hit by a truck while riding his bike in Dublin last Monday, July 2.
According to an Instagram post from frontman Dave Bayley, Seaward, "became tangled in a the truck's trailer, where his skull suffered a complex fracture." The drummer also broke his leg.
"Miraculously and thankfully, he is alive," the post reads. "After a couple long operations he is now on the road to recovery."
Last week, Glass Animals announced the cancellation of a number of festival shows for what they characterized at the time as "things [that] have happened...that are out of our control." They've also canceled a number or dates opening for Beck.
"It's going to be a long, difficult, and winding road," Bayley's post reads. "But knowing how determined Joe is, and seeing how much his body has recovered already in the past 10 days, I am so optimistic that he will make it back to his cheeky old self."
InterscopeLast month, Beck released a remix of U2's "Love Is Bigger than Anything in Its Way," a track from the Irish band's latest album, Songs of Experience. Now, Bono and company have shared a video for the remix.
The stop-motion animated clip is basically a painting come to life, and ends up as a metaphor for getting out of your own head. You can watch it now on YouTube.
Beck and U2 previously teamed up for a remix of the latter's "Lights of Home." The "Up All Night" singer also opened for U2 during a leg of their The Joshua Tree 30th anniversary tour last year.
As for his non-U2-related work, Beck is currently on tour in continued support of his latest album, Colors.
Samir Hussein/Getty ImagesFollowing Croatia's 2-1 win over England in the World Cup semi-final on Wednesday, fans of the losing side found solace in a familiar source: the music of Oasis.
As The Independentreports, England fans started singing the Gallagher brothers' classic "Don't Look Back in Anger" inside the Moscow stadium 30 minutes after the game's final whistle. You can watch footage of the singalong now on YouTube.
While football will not be "coming home," Croatia will battle France in the World Cup final on Sunday, July 15. England will play against Belgium in the third place game on Saturday.
Credit: Danny ClinchMuse's new concert film Drones World Tour will hit cinemas worldwide for one-night-only tonight, July 12.
The movie was filmed over multiple dates in 2016 during Muse's elaborate, high-tech tour behind their 2015 album, Drones. As a preview, the British rockers have shared several clips from the film, including performances of "Knights of Cydonia,""Psycho" and "The Globalist."
"The symbiosis between humanity and technology has always been something I am interested by," frontman Matt Bellamy says of the film. "Drones just seem to be a very interesting modern metaphor for what that represents. You want to leave people with the idea that they ask the question themselves about the role of technology in our lives and whether it's a good thing or a bad thing."
In addition to looking back at their last album, the members of Muse are also looking forward to their next one. They released a new single titled "Thought Contagion" earlier this year, and they plan to premiere more music by the end of 2018.
Credit: Steve KerosRed Hot Chili Peppers bassist Flea, Patti Smith and The Grateful Dead's Bob Weir will perform at 2018 Pathway to Paris concert, taking place September 14 at The Masonic in San Francisco
As with previous Pathway to Paris shows, the upcoming concert aims to raise awareness about climate change, and will specifically focus on "the potential for cities to push for, achieve, and go beyond the climate targets highlighted in The Paris Agreement." The Paris Agreement is an international treaty that entered into force in 2016, and signed by more than 170 parties to date, that seeks to bring all countries together to work to "combat climate change and adapt to its effects."
ABC/Fred Watkins; ABC RadioFoo Fighters will host the second edition of their CalJam festival on October 6, and in addition to big names like Iggy Pop, Tenacious D, and Garbage, the lineup also includes the band Giants in the Trees, which features Dave Grohl's ex-Nirvana band mate Krist Novoselic.
Speaking with Uproxx, Grohl explains what it means to have Novoselic on the CalJam lineup.
"Krist Novoselic and I are friends that also happen to play instruments," Grohl says. "And, also, we were in Nirvana. But first and foremost, the two of us are friends. There's a lot of love and a lot of years behind us."
"His new band is rad and when he starts a new band, he'll send down the music and I'll check it out," the lead Foo continues. "I haven't seen them play yet, but just being able to share that together...We have new bands, and we get to play together on the same bill. What can be better than that?"
Since Nirvana ended, Novoselic has pursued a host of non-musical projects -- for example, he's the Board Chair for electoral reform organization FairVote.
"He's a really interesting dude, you've never met anyone like him," Grohl says. "There is no one else like Krist Novoselic in the f***ing world. When we get together, more than anything, it's just sharing love with an old friend," he adds. "I'm f***ing psyched that he's playing."
MatadorInterpol has premiered the video for "The Rover," the lead single from the band's forthcoming album, Marauder.
The clip was filmed in Mexico City, where Interpol first announced Marauder during a press conference last month. It begins with the band loading into a van when one member, played by The Punisher actor Ebon Moss-Bachrach, freaks out and jumps out of the car. He then finds himself embarking on a spiritual journey through Mexico City.
Eventually, Interpol's lost member returns to the band during the press conference, and shares an intimate moment with frontman Paul Banks. You can watch the video now on YouTube.
Marauder, the follow-up to 2014's El Pintor, will be released on August 24.
ABC/Randy HolmesEarlier this year, right-wing U.K. politician Nigel Farage started a podcast called Farage Against the Machine. Naturally, that did not sit well with the members of the not at all right-wing Rage Against the Machine, and the band's lawyer has now sent a cease and desist order to Farage.
The letter, obtained by The Hollywood Reporter, accuses Farage's show of "brazenly and unlawfully exploit[ing] our client's name and logo."
"RATM has publicly denounced the type of right-wing ideology you espouse for decades. In fact, that has been an integral part of the band’s identity and purpose," the letter reads. "Your anti-immigrant rhetoric, lack of social compassion and barely disguised racism and xenophobia are the antithesis of what RATM stands for."
The letter demands that Farage stop using Rage's "name and logo," change the podcast's title, and "find some other target to troll."
"We suggest President Trump," it reads.
Rage Against the Machine last played a show in 2011. In 2016, guitarist Tom Morello, bassist Tim Commerford and drummer Brad Wilk formed a new band called Prophets of Rage alongside rappers Chuck D and B-Real.
Image Group LA/ABCTwenty One Pilots are back in a big way. After a week of cryptic teasers, the "Stressed Out" duo has announced a new album and a North American tour, and released two new songs.
The album, the follow-up to 2015's smash-hit Blurryface, is titled Trench, and will arrive on October 5. It'll feature the new singles "Jumpsuit" and "Nico and the Niners," both of which are available now for digital download.
"Jumpsuit" is accompanied by a music video, which seems to reflect TOP's transition from Blurryface to the Trench era. In the visual, streaming now on YouTube, a red-clad horseman rides frontman Tyler Joseph, who's wearing a yellow-and-black jumpsuit. As the rider approaches Joseph, he leaves black marks on his neck, seemingly a nod to the black makeup the musician wore during the Blurryface live shows.
As for the tour, the North American leg will kick off October 16 in Nashville, and will conclude November 21 in Kansas City, Missouri. Tickets to the trek, dubbed the Bandito tour, will go on sale to the general public next Friday, July 20 at 10 a.m. local time. You can register for pre-sale tickets via Ticketmaster's Verified Fan program now via TwentyOnePilots.com.
Here are the Bandito tour dates:
10/16 -- Nashville, TN, Bridgestone Arena 10/17 -- Chicago, IL, United Center 10/19 -- St Louis, MO, Enterprise Center 10/20 -- Milwaukee, WI, Wisconsin Entertainment and Sports Center 10/21 -- St Paul, MN, Xcel Energy Center 10/23 -- Cleveland, OH, Quicken Loans Arena 10/24 -- Detroit, MI, Little Caesars Arena 10/26 -- Boston, MA, TD Garden 10/27 -- Uniondale, NY, NYCB Live, Home of the Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum 10/28 -- Philadelphia, PA, Wells Fargo Center 10/30 -- New York, NY, Madison Square Garden 10/31 -- Washington, DC, Capital One Arena 11/2 -- Atlanta, GA, Philips Arena 11/3 -- Tampa, FL, Amalie Arena 11/4 -- Sunrise, FL, BB&T Center 11/6 -- Houston, TX, Toyota Center 11/7 -- Dallas, TX, American Airlines Center 11/9 -- Phoenix, AZ, Talking Stick Resort Arena 11/10 -- Inglewood, CA, The Forum 11/11 -- Oakland, CA, Oracle Arena 11/13 -- Salt Lake City, UT, Vivint Smart Home Arena 11/15 -- Portland, OR, Moda Center 11/16 -- Tacoma, WA, Tacoma Dome 11/17 -- Boise, ID, Taco Bell Arena 11/19 -- Denver, CO, Pepsi Center 11/20 -- Lincoln, NE, Pinnacle Bank Arena 11/21 -- Kansas City, MO, Sprint Center
ABC/Randy HolmesWhen Shinedown revealed the details of their new album ATTENTION ATTENTION, they also announced plans to release a video for each song on the 14-track record. Since the album arrived in May, the band has shared videos for lead single "DEVIL" and "THE HUMAN RADIO," and it looks like two more clips are on the way.
"We are wrapping up 72 hours of filming 2 more extraordinary videos for [ATTENTION ATTENTION]," frontman Brent Smith writes in an Instagram post, along with the hashtags #GETUP and #MONSTERS, referring to two songs from the album.
As with the previous videos, the forthcoming visuals will be directed Bill Yukich, who was the editor on Beyonce's Lemonade visual album.
Smith also writes about the direction of the videos and how he hopes the project will come together.
"We believe the universe will push and pull you in the direction you need to go," Smith explains. "At times it may be very unfamiliar, intimidating, even daunting. But we promise you it will be worth it."
"No matter what stick to the plan and always and I do mean always remember we all have a purpose we all have a vision and we are all in it together," he continues. "Find your reason find your purpose, and above all be necessary."
Shinedown will launch a co-headlining tour with Godsmack July 22 in Clarkston, Michigan.