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Of Mice & Men Debuts "Real" Video

Of Mice & Men has shared the video for their song "Real," which appears on the band's forthcoming album, Cold World. To create the video, Austin Carlile and company asked fans to submit footage of themselves holding signs declaring what makes them "real." You can watch the visual now on RollingStone.com. "People always try to change things and take away what makes you who you are, and we wanted to write a song saying that you can be who you no matter what other people think," Carlile tells Rolling Stone of "Real." "It doesn't matter if you fit in or if…

posted 2016/08/24 by Music News From ABC News Radio - Active Rock

Coheed and Cambria Shares Video for "Bridge and Tunnel" Demo

Coheed and Cambria has premiered the video for their demo of "Bridge and Tunnel," a song written during the sessions for the band's most recent album, The Color Before the Sun. You can watch the New York City-themed visual now on YouTube. A lot of the subject matter on The Color Before the Sun was inspired by frontman Claudio Sanchez's move to NYC -- in "Bridge and Tunnel," he sings, "I wait here defeated by the West Side Highway" and that his heart is "lost in the Hudson." The "Bridge and Tunnel" demo appears on The Color Before the Sun Deconstructed,…

posted 2016/08/24 by Music News From ABC News Radio - Active Rock

Fox News' Greg Gutfeld Trashes Red Hot Chili Peppers

Fox News Channel's Greg Gutfeld is clearly not a fan of the Red Hot Chili Peppers. Gutfield went after the band during the panel show The Five Monday, while showing a video of Chili Peppers bassist Flea with Koko the Gorilla that went viral over the weekend, in which the musician was “teaching” the gorilla to play the instrument. “As most musicians know, this is a vast improvement over the Red Hot Chili Peppers, the worst band on the planet,” he argued. Fellow panelist Eric Bolling prodded him, saying, "The producers said you should do this story, and I said no, Gutfeld is…

posted 2016/08/24 by Music News From ABC News Radio - Active Rock

Green Day's Billie Joe Armstrong Says "Revolution Radio" Title Track Was Inspired by Black Lives Matter Movement

The lyrics on Green Day's new single "Bang Bang" deal with the subject of gun violence, but that won't be the only political moment on the band's forthcoming Revolution Radio album. Speaking on Rolling Stone's Music Now podcast, frontman Billie Joe Armstrong explains that he wrote the Revolution Radio title track after witnessing a Black Lives Matter protest in New York City. "I was in a car coming back from Brooklyn into Manhattan and there was all the protesters for Ferguson that were holding up traffic that went all the way back across the bridge," Armstrong remembers. "I got to where…

posted 2016/08/24 by Music News From ABC News Radio - Active Rock


Jane's Addiction to Release Six-LP "Sterling Spoon" Collection

Earlier this summer, Jane's Addiction launched their Sterling Spoon Anniversary tour in honor of the 25th anniversary of their sophomore album, Ritual de lo Habitual, and the first Lollapalooza. The band will continue the celebration with Sterling Spoon, a six-LP box set that includes Ritual de lo Habitual and Jane's Addiction's debut album, Nothing's Shocking, on vinyl. The Sterling Spoon collection also features a live LP recorded at the Hollywood Palladium in 1990, and selections from the 1997 rarity and demo compilation, Kettle Whistle. Sterling Spoon will be limited to 5,000 copies worldwide. It'll be released October 21. The Jane's…

posted 2016/08/23 by Music News From ABC News Radio - Active Rock

Metallica's Lars Ulrich Promises "Pretty Extensive Touring in America"

Over the weekend, Metallica played a one-off show at US Bank Stadium in Minneapolis. According to drummer Lars Ulrich, that's just the start of the band's touring plans in support of their forthcoming album, Hardwired...to Self-Destruct. "We did 180 shows on the Death Magnetic tour in two-week periods over three years," Ulrich tells Rolling Stone, referring to Metallica's last album. "That's what works for us. We're going to start pretty much full-on touring in January and are looking to figure out what we're doing in North America, but there will definitely be some pretty extensive touring in America." While they've…

posted 2016/08/23 by Music News From ABC News Radio - Active Rock

Pearl Jam Rocks with Dennis Rodman in Chicago

Pearl Jam wrapped up its summer headlining tour Monday night with a second show at Chicago's Wrigley Field. In honor of the Windy City sports setting, Eddie Vedder and company played their song "Black, Red, Yellow," which is said to be about the legendary Chicago Bulls teams of the '90s. During the performance, the band was joined on stage by none other than former Chicago Bulls star Dennis Rodman. At one point during the RodJam collaboration, Vedder jumped into the arms of the six-foot-seven basketball player, and Rodman cradled the musician in his arms like the 13.1 rebounds-per-game he averaged…

posted 2016/08/23 by Music News From ABC News Radio - Active Rock

The Black Keys' Dan Auerbach Sued by Company Producing Howlin' Wolf Documentary

The Black Keys frontman Dan Auerbach has been sued by Smokestack Lightning Inc., a company that's producing a documentary about blues icon Howlin' Wolf. According to The Hollywood Reporter, the suit accuses Auerbach of "breach of a verbal agreement and of the covenant of good faith and fair dealing," "unfair business practices," and "negligent misrepresentation." The documentary, titled Smokestack Lightning: The Legendary Howlin' Wolf, features interviews with Auerbach, plus Jimmy Page and Buddy Guy. After completing his interview for the film, Smokestack Lightning Inc. approached Auerbach about serving as director and executive producer, THR reports. According to the lawsuit, Auerbach…

posted 2016/08/23 by Music News From ABC News Radio - Active Rock

Rose Bowl Karaoke: Coldplay Covers Prince's "Nothing Compares 2 U" with James Corden in Los Angeles

Coldplay teamed up with Late Late Show host James Corden to deliver a cover of Prince's "Nothing Compares 2 U" during the band's show at the Rose Bowl in Los Angeles Sunday night. You can watch official video of the duet now via Coldplay's YouTube. "So this is an idea that Chris said to me, he said 'I think you should come sing this at the Rose Bowl,'" Corden told the massive Rose Bowl crowd before the performance. "I'll be honest: I didn't know how big it was when I said yes." Following the song, Chris Martin brought out a…

posted 2016/08/23 by Music News From ABC News Radio - Active Rock

Zakk Wylde Premieres Video for Corey Taylor-Featuring "Sleeping Dogs"

Zakk Wylde has shared the video for his single "Sleeping Dogs," which features guest vocals from Slipknot's Corey Taylor. The visual follows a down-on-his-luck man walking down a road as increasingly strange things happen around him. You can watch the "Sleeping Dogs" video now on YouTube. "Sleeping Dogs" appears sans Taylor on Wylde's sophomore solo album Book of Shadows II, which was released earlier this year. The album arrived 20 years after the release of Wylde's solo debut, 1996's Book of Shadows. Wylde is currently touring North America in support of Book of Shadows II. Copyright © 2016, ABC Radio.…

posted 2016/08/23 by Music News From ABC News Radio - Active Rock

Tim Commerford Feels Rage Against the Machine Represents the "Essence of Punk"

Rage Against the Machine is known for combining elements of rap with heavy metal, but the band was never really considered to be "punk." However, bassist Tim Commerford feels that Rage Against the Machine is very much a punk band. "When I see people talk about the history: What are the 10 best punk bands of all time? I never see Rage on that list, and I always just go, "That's bulls***," Commerford tells Rolling Stone. "Because Rage is a punk band. We were a punk band and our ethics were punk." "We didn't do anything that anyone wanted us to…

posted 2016/08/23 by Music News From ABC News Radio - Active Rock


Evanescence Plans Fall Headlining Tour

Evanescence will hit the road this fall on a North American headlining tour. The 16-date jaunt kicks off October 28 in Dallas and will wrap up November 23 in Huntington, New York. Visit Evanescence.com for ticket details. The tour announcement arrives on the heels of the news that frontwoman Amy Lee would be recording a solo children's album called Dream Too Much, which will be released September 30. "Just when you thought I was off the hard stuff! It's going to feel amazing to step back onstage with the band this fall," Lee tells Rolling Stone. "We had such a…

posted 2016/08/22 by Music News From ABC News Radio - Active Rock