According to a report from Blabbermouth.net and the Birmingham, Alabama Police Department, two people were arrested earlier this week after they crashed a car into a Birmingham club where P.O.D., From Ashes To New and All Good Things appeared.
Guns N’ Roses has released a brand new single, their second in a month during the bands’; current run of “Not In This Lifetime” Tour dates! “Hard Skool” is a classic balls to the wall rocker in the true GNR style and more straight ahead than the prior single, “Absurd.” The band has been rumored to be releasing a new EP, GNFNR on October 1, but this information has not yet been corroborated by an official source. If the rumors are true, the EP will include “Hard Skool” and “Absurd”, which was released last month, as well as covers of “Black Hole Sun” (Soundgarden), “Wichita Lineman” (by Jimmy Webb – made famous by Glen Campbell) and “The Seeker” (The Who), all of which GN’R had previously performed live, plus a new cover of “Bennie And The Jets” (Elton John). Check back at this link to hear the song tomorrow!
Wolves In The Throne Room will embark on a North American headlining tour entitled Primordial Arcana North American Winter 2022 Tour. The supporting acts on the bill will be Full Of Hell and Uada. The tour will begin January 11th near WITTR’s homebase in Seattle, Washington at The Crocodile. Get tickets and music at the link below. The band recently released their excellent new album, Primordial Arcana, via Relapse Records (review here).
The Haxans, a goth-pop duo featuring Ash Costello of New Years Day and Matt Montgomery of Rob Zombie, have officially announced a 15 night residency with Knott’s Scary Farms in Southern California.
Metallica played a rare intimate last week in San Francisco at The Independent. The band texted their fans via a new service and the tickets to the tiny venue, 500 person capacity show sold out in less than 1 hour. They also played Chicago this week in a simlar show with a different setlist at The Metro. The band just released The Black Album Remastered Boxed Set and The Black Album Blacklist covers album on September 10th, 2021. Watch the band play their classic track from Ride the Lightning (Elecktra Records) “Creeping Death! ” The band plays Louder Than Life this weekend!
Fresh off of their huge set at last weekend’s Riot Fest 2021, rising genre blenders Blackstarkids have dropped a new single, “All Cops Are Bastards.” The track comes from their upcoming debut album Puppies Forever October 15, 2021 via Dirty Hit Records. Check out the track now and pre-order and pre-save the album now!
Guns N’ Roses will release a new song this week, according to Spotify that has the pre-live track with artwork. “Hard Skool” is likely another reworking of a Chinese Democracy era of the band, just like the last single, “Absurd” was. GNR has been playing “Absurd” live on their current tour, and have been soundchecking “Hard Skool” according to fans who attended VIP events in Atlantic City. The band has been rumored to be releasing a new EP, GnFnR on October 1, but this information has not yet been corroborated by an official source. If the rumors are true, the EP will include “Hard Skool” and another new GN’R track called “Absurd”, which was released last month, as well as covers of “Black Hole Sun” (Soundgarden), “Wichita Lineman” (a Jimmy Webb composition that helped propel Glen Campbell to global stardom in the late ’60s) and “The Seeker” (The Who), all of which GN’R had previously performed live, plus a new cover of “Bennie And The Jets” (Elton John). Check back at this link to hear the song tomorrow!
Nirvana’s Nevermind was released on September 24, 1991 and set off a revolution culturally and musically. Beginning November 12, 2021, Geffen/UMe commemorates the 30th anniversary of Nevermind with several multi-format reissues. A total of 94 audio and video tracks–70 previously unreleased–will be made available across configurations ranging from Super Deluxe Editions to standard digital/CD and single disc vinyl with bonus 7-inch. In all formats, Nevermind is newly remastered from the original half-inch stereo analog tapes to high-resolution 192kHz 24-bit. Pre-orders are live at the link below.
When we last heard from Iva Toric, she was releasing her debut full length album in 2020. She is already hard at work on her next album due later in 2022. Her new single “Wasting Water” was written immediately after the pandemic and features musicians Gregg Cash (guitars, bass, arrangement) and Dylan Howard (drums). It was recorded and mixed by Jim Kaufman and assistant producer Ryan Molder while being mastered by Grammy award-winner Ted Jensen (Evanescence, Alice In Chains, Green Day). Watch the music video, filmed by Myles Erfurth, which was recorded in the nature of Kernville, CA here:
Blackened death/doom innovators 1914 have dropped the new video for “Pillars Of Fire (The Battle Of Messines),” the second single off their forthcoming record Where Fear and Weapons Meet (Napalm Records) on October 22nd, 2021. The brutal animated music video can be seen below.Continue reading