Dream Theater has shared a new music video for the track single “Invisible Monster.” The song comes from their upcoming new album A View From The Top Of The World, due out via InsideOutMusic / Sony Music on October 22nd, 2021. The video for the song was directed by William “Wombat” Felch (Mudvayne, HellYeah, Crobot, Static-X, Nefariant) and follows the story of an artist’s internal struggles as the band is showcased performing the track. The piece of art created by Felch in the video now lives inside DTHQ. Watch it here:
Ghost has announced a co-headline arena tour with Volbeat next year. The 2022 tour takes place across North America. Twin Temple will provide direct support. The presale goes live tomorrow, Tuesday September 21st, 2021 local time, with VIP deals also available. The public on-sale will be Friday September 24th.
Ghoul has announced their will release a new live album, Live In The Flesh, due out on October 22nd, 2021, via Tankcrimes. The album will be available on CD/2xLP formats and pre-orders are live right now! Watch a new live video for “Word Is Law!”
Two progressive metal legends Opeth and Mastodon have booked a co-headline tour for 2021 The two bands last toured together in the USA in 2011, with Ghost as the opener on their first national tour. The late year North American this fall will have direct support from Zeal & Ardor kicking off in Asheville, North Carolina on November 16th and wrapping in Denver, Colorado on December 5th. The pre-sale takes place tomorrow with the general on sale Friday, September 17th, 2021. Opeth continues to tour behind 2019’s In Cauda Venenum (Nuclear Blast) and Mastodon will soon release their new album Hushed and Grim.
Rock legends Alice Cooper and The Cult have booked a co-headline tour for next spring.The tour will see the two bands tour through the UK in May and June 2022. The pre-sale is live now and the public onsale goes live this Friday, September 17th, 2021
Static-X will continue to pay tribute to their legacy and late frontman Wayne Static with their Rise Of The Machine North American Tour 2022. The tour will also pay homage to their album Machine, getting a 20th anniversary reissue next year. The 37-date run, produced by Live Nation, kicks off on February 21st in Portland, OR and runs over 5 weeks wrapping up on April 3rd in San Francisco, CA. General tickets go on sale starting Friday, September 17 at 10am LOCAL. .” More information on tickets, meet & greets and other VIP experiences for the Rise Of The Machine tour can be found at the link below. Support on the tour will come from peers and legends such as Fear Factory, Dope, Mushroomhead and Twiztid on select dates.
UPDATED: Faith No More has released their previously vinyl-only single of the Alexander Hacke (Einsturzende Neubauten) remix of “Superhero” – “Superhero (Battaglia Remix)” from their 2015 comeback album, Sol Invictus (Ipecac Recordings). The band was to embark on their first US tour in six years with System of a Down, included Riot Fest, Knotfest Iowa, Aftershock Sacramento, and their two shows at Banc of California Stadium, but canceled all tour date to a crisis within the band.
Bush has announced over social media they are canceling all of their planned 2021 co-headline 2021 tour dates with Stone Temple Pilots, and also their festival appearances due to fears over COVID-19. STP will tour as planned. Read a statement from both bands below.
Myles Kennedy has shared a new music video from his recent solo album, The Ides of March, out now via Napalm Records. The clip for “A Thousand Words” is out now and sees Myles re-team with director Stefano Bertelli (Alter Bridge’s “Native Son”/Myles Kennedy’s “In Stride” video) for another cool slice of animation and film effects, with Myles cut in to create a cool pairing with the deep song. Kennedy also announced a US tour kicking, along with UK tour dates to end the year. Watch the video now!
Dirty Honey has shared a brand new music video for the song “The Wire” – shot at various locations on the band’s current U.S. tour with The Black Crowes. Directed and edited by the award-winning Scott Fleishman/APLUSFILMZ, the audience gets an all-access pass to Dirty Honey’s real-life Almost Famous-style ride on tour. Watch the video now!