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2015-01-26

AWOLNATION Announces New Album, "Run"; Reveals New Single, "Hollow Moon (Bad Wolf)"

AWOLNATION has announced their full-length followup to their debut album, Megalithic Symphony. The band's sophomore LP, entitled Run, will be released on March 17. AWOLNATION has also released the first single from Run, "Hollow Moon (Bad Wolf)." The new track is accompanied by a video, which director Haley Young shot in one take. You can watch the "Hollow Moon (Bad Wolf)" video on YouTube. "There is not one second on [Run] that hasn't been thoughtfully placed," says frontman Aaron Bruno in a statement. "Every single element serves a purpose." AWOLNATION rode to popularity on the wave their 2011 six-times platinum…

posted 2015/01/26 by Music News From ABC News Radio - Active Rock

Faith No More Announces North American Tour

Faith No More has confirmed their first North American tour dates since 2010. The tour will begin April 15 in Vancouver and wrap up May 15 in Philadelphia. "Here we go. First North American tour dates, some in cities we haven’t played in over 17 years," says bassist Bill Gould in a statement. "We are armed with the new material and ready for whatever comes our way." Tickets to the tour will be made available first via a fan club pre-sale beginning January 28 at 10 a.m. local time. General ticket sales will begin January 30 at 10 a.m. local…

posted 2015/01/26 by Music News From ABC News Radio - Active Rock

Dave Grohl Does Not Appear in First Cut of "Kurt Cobain: Montage of Heck"

The first fully authorized Kurt Cobain documentary, Kurt Cobain: Montage of Heck, made its premiere this past weekend at the Sundance Film Festival, but one notable person was absent from the film -- Dave Grohl. Director Brett Morgen explained that while he did interview the former Nirvana drummer and current Foo Fighters frontman for the film, he did not have time to include the footage in the documentary prior to its Sundance premiere. "We had a locked print and trying to re-edit a film with a new interview in 10 days is kind of difficult," Morgen tells Billboard.  "This is…

posted 2015/01/26 by Music News From ABC News Radio - Active Rock

Tom DeLonge Says He Didn't Quit Blink-182

Hold off on those reports that Tom DeLonge has left Blink-182. In a post on his Facebook page Monday afternoon, the guitarist insisted that he didn't quit the band. He wrote, "I actually was on a phone call about a blink 182 event for New York City at the time all these weird press releases started coming in... Apparently those releases were 'sanctioned' from the band. Are we dysfunctional- yes. But, Christ....." His rep released a similar statement in which DeLonge is quoted as saying, "The ONLY truth here is that I have commitments that limit my availability this year.…

posted 2015/01/26 by Music News From ABC News Radio - Active Rock

Imagine Dragons to Perform In-Flight Concert

Imagine Dragons will be giving flight to their new album. The band has teamed up Southwest Airlines for the Destination Dragons promotion, which gives fans a chance to win tickets to intimate club dates with Imagine Dragons and to "Live at 35" -- a special in-flight performance taking place at 35,000 feet during a flight from Las Vegas to Atlanta, Georgia. Beginning February 3, fans can enter to win a grand prize package including travel to Las Vegas to attend the Imagine Dragons show on February 23, prime seating on the "Live at 35" flight from Las Vegas to Atlanta,…

posted 2015/01/26 by Music News From ABC News Radio - Active Rock

Slipknot Announces "Summer's Last Stand" Tour

There ain't no rest for the Knot. In addition to the just-announced extension of their "Prepare for Hell" tour, Slipknot has revealed plans for their "Summer's Last Stand" tour, beginning July 24 in West Palm Beach, Florida. The tour will last through August and conclude September 5 in Dallas, Texas. The tour's bill also includes Lamb of God, Bullet for My Valentine, and Motionless in White. Tickets to the "Summer's Last Stand" tour will go on pre-sale on January 27, with general on sale beginning January 30. Find ticket info at Slipknot1.com. In celebration of the tour announcement, Slipknot will…

posted 2015/01/26 by Music News From ABC News Radio - Active Rock

Perry Farrell Dishes with Mario Batali in New Web Series

As the frontman of Jane's Addiction and the creator of Lollapalooza, Perry Farrell knows a thing or two about the creative process. So it makes sense that Farrell would appear on Feedback Kitchen, a new web series from celebrity chef -- and host of ABC's The Chew -- Mario Batali that covers that very topic. The series, which debuts on Monday, January 26, on DailyMotion, finds Batali and a musician discussing the creative process before Batali cooks up a special meal inspired by his guest. "Perry sees the world through such a unique and fascinating lens that is full of…

posted 2015/01/26 by Music News From ABC News Radio - Active Rock

Fall Out Boy Debates: "American Beauty" or "American Psycho"?

Fall Out Boy's new album, American Beauty/American Psycho, is chock full of film references. There's the track "Uma Thurman," which pays tribute to the Kill Bill and Pulp Fiction actress, "The Kids Aren't Alright," which is a nod to the famous The Who rockumentary, The Kids Are Alright, and "Jet Pack Blues," which takes its inspiration from the film Pacific Rim. Of course, there's also the album's title, which is a reference to the films American Beauty, starring Kevin Spacey, and American Psycho, starring Christian Bale. So in the eyes of Fall Out Boy, which is the better film: American Beauty or American Psycho?…

posted 2015/01/26 by Music News From ABC News Radio - Active Rock

Courtney Love and Frances Bean Share a Hug at Kurt Cobain Documentary Premiere

Courtney Love once had a strained relationship with her daughter, Frances Bean Cobain, but they were all smiles Saturday at the premiere of the documentary Kurt Cobain: Montage of Heck. Love posted a photo on Instagram of herself hugging her 22-year-old daughter on the red carpet of the premiere at the Sundance Film Festival in Park City, Utah. She said of Frances Bean, who served as an executive producer on the film, "So proud of you Bean." This is said to have been their first public appearance together in several years. Frances Bean is the only child Courtney had with…

posted 2015/01/26 by Music News From ABC News Radio - Active Rock

2015-01-25

Fall Out Boy and O.A.R. Playing Sunday's NHL All-Star Game

The NHL is hoping that you'll remember the league's all-star festivities for "centuries." That must be why they recruited Fall Out Boy to play during the first intermission of this Sunday's NHL All-Star game. "Centuries," the anthemic hit single from FOB's new album, American Beauty/American Psycho, has become a sports anthem, thanks in part to ESPN using the track as the soundtrack to their coverage of the college football playoffs. In addition to the NHL All-Star game, FOB will  play the Super Bowl Blitz: A Concert for the Troops ahead of Super Bowl 49, happening February 1 in Glendale, Arizona.…

posted 2015/01/25 by Music News From ABC News Radio - Active Rock

2015-01-24

"Kurt Cobain: Montage of Heck" Premiering at Sundance Film Festival Saturday

The first ever fully authorized Kurt Cobain documentary, Kurt Cobain: Montage of Heck, will premiere on Saturday, January 24, at the prestigious Sundance Film Festival in Park City, Utah. Executive produced Cobain's daughter, Frances Bean Cobain, Montage of Heck will give viewers an unprecedented look a the late Nirvana frontman's archives, including never-before-heard original solo recordings. "I started work on this project eight years ago," said director Brett Morgen in November when Montage of Heck was announced. "Like most people, when I started, I figured there would be limited amounts of fresh material to unearth. However, once I stepped into…

posted 2015/01/24 by Music News From ABC News Radio - Active Rock

2015-01-23

Fall Out Boy Releases Wiz Khalifa Remix of "Uma Thurman"

In anticipation of their upcoming Boys of Zummer tour, Fall Out Boy has released a remixed version of their track "Uma Thurman" done by their tour mate, hip-hop artist Wiz Khalifa. The remix ups the bass and also features a guest verse by Khalifa. You can listen to the remixed "Uma Thurman" on YouTube. "Uma Thurman" is a single from FOB's new album, American Beauty/American Psycho, and currently sits at number six on Billboard's Hot Rock Songs chart. FOB's Boys of Zummer tour begins July 10 in Camden, New Jersey and concludes August 10 in Los Angeles. Tickets are available now…

posted 2015/01/23 by Music News From ABC News Radio - Active Rock