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2018-05-25

Mike Shinoda announces "Post Traumatic" release show

Linkin Park's Mike Shinoda will play an in-store show at Amoeba Music in Hollywood, California on Thursday, June 14 to celebrate the release of his debut solo album, Post Traumatic. To attend the intimate event, you have to pre-order Post Traumatic in-store at Amoeba on June 14. For more info, visit Amoeba.com. For those who live on the other side of the country, Shinoda is planning a similar event in New York City, the details of which will be announces shortly. Post Traumatic, which was written and recorded in the aftermath of Linkin Park frontman Chester Bennington's death last July,…

posted 2018/05/25 by Music News From ABC News Radio - Active Rock

Asking Alexandria explores band member relationships in "Alone in a Room" video

Asking Alexandria has premiered the video for "Alone in a Room," a single from the band's new, self-titled album. The clip, streaming now on YouTube, is a prequel to the previously released video for "Into the Fire," the lead single from Asking Alexandria. Both videos are shot with a black-and-white, Sin City-esque color scheme, and both seem to address lead vocalist Danny Worsnop's relationship with the rest of the band. Worsnop left Asking Alexandria in January 2015, but then returned to the group in October 2016. In "Into the Fire," Worsnop drives a muscle car through an empty city, running…

posted 2018/05/25 by Music News From ABC News Radio - Active Rock

Lars Ulrich proud of "overwhelming" response to Metallica's Day of Service

This past Wednesday, Metallica held their first Day of Service, a country-wide volunteering effort in coordination with the band's All Within My Hands charity foundation. In a piece written for Rolling Stone, drummer Lars Ulrich says that the response to the program has been "overwhelming." "We're so proud of the passion and the selflessness that our fans brought to all their local chapters around the country," Ulrich writes. "All the reports that have ended up in my inbox reflect nothing but goodwill, good deeds, good vibes and good energy." Nearly 2,000 Metallica fans volunteered at their local food bank for…

posted 2018/05/25 by Music News From ABC News Radio - Active Rock

Here are a few disgusting things Marilyn Manson did during his tour with Korn and Danzig

In a new video promoting their upcoming Twins of Evil: The Second Coming tour, Marilyn Manson and Rob Zombie talked about the first time they heard each other's music. When Zombie said that he first saw Manson live when the latter was touring with Danzig and Korn in 1995, the Antichrist Superstar revealed a few of the disgusting things he did while on that tour. "I used to p*** on [Korn's] catering," Manson said, to which Zombie replied, "Well, you gotta do what you gotta do." "I just thought it was funny," Manson added. Danzig was also not immune to…

posted 2018/05/25 by Music News From ABC News Radio - Active Rock

Primus to "cool-out for awhile" after Mastodon tour

Primus is currently on tour with Mastodon, and if you were on the fence about hitting a show, Les Claypool has some information that may help sway your mind. According to the bassist/vocalist, the Mastodon trek will be "the last Primus run for a bit." "We will need to cool-out for awhile, recharge and work on our nunchaku skills," Claypool says. "So, if you want to get your Goblin Rock fix, now is the time to do so as it will be the last time to witness the glory of the Desaturating Seven production," he adds, referring to Primus' most…

posted 2018/05/25 by Music News From ABC News Radio - Active Rock

2018-05-24

Shinedown receives signature pair of Air Jordans

Shinedown's kick game just got a big boost. The band now has their own signature style of Air Jordan sneakers. "There are honestly no words to describe how insanely AWESOME this is," Shinedown writes in an Instagram post. The yellow-and-black sneakers are modeled after the cover of the new Shinedown album ATTENTION ATTENTION. Additionally, the album's exclamation point logo is printed on the heel. Currently, the Shinedown Air Jordans aren't for sale to the public, so, sadly, you won't get to wear them for band's upcoming co-headlining tour with Godsmack, which begins in July. Copyright © 2018, ABC Radio. All…

posted 2018/05/24 by Music News From ABC News Radio - Active Rock

Metallica donates $5K to food bank on first Day of Service

Wednesday, Metallica held their first Day of Service, a country-wide volunteering effort in coordination with the band's All Within My Hands charity foundation. In addition to the many fans who participated by volunteering at their local food banks, the metal legends themselves donated $5,000 to the San Francisco-Marin Food Bank. Drummer Lars Ulrich was on hand to present the check, and fans helped box over 37,000 pounds of oranges for those in need. In a new video, frontman James Hetfield and guitarist Kirk Hammett thanked all the Metallica fans across the country who participated. "A huge thank you to all…

posted 2018/05/24 by Music News From ABC News Radio - Active Rock

Mike Shinoda premieres new "Post Traumatic" song, "Running from My Shadow"

Linkin Park's Mike Shinoda has shared another preview from his forthcoming solo album, Post Traumatic. The latest cut is a track called "Running from My Shadow," which features alternative artist grandson. You can download it now via digital outlets. In keeping with the visceral style of the previous Post Traumatic videos, "Running from My Shadow" is accompanied by a video showing Shinoda giving an emotional performance of the song, The clip is streaming now on YouTube. Shinoda wrote and recorded Post Traumatic in the aftermath of Linkin Park frontman Chester Bennington's death last July. The album, which features the single…

posted 2018/05/24 by Music News From ABC News Radio - Active Rock

Megadeth shares remastered "The Skull Beneath the Skin" from "Killing Is My Business" reissue; Mustaine talks Metallica's shelved "No Life 'til Leather" reissue

Megadeth has shared a remastered recording of the track "The Skull Beneath the Skin," which will be included on the upcoming reissue of the thrash band's 1985 debut album, Killing Is My Business...and Business is Good!. You can listen to the track now via Billboard.com. Dubbed The Final Kill, the Killing Is My Business reissue includes the original album remastered, a host of live tracks and demos, and a new version of Megadeth's controversial cover the 1966 Nancy Sinatra pop hit "These Boots Are Made for Walkin'." The 18-track collection will be released on June 8. And speaking of reissues,…

posted 2018/05/24 by Music News From ABC News Radio - Active Rock

Dan Auerbach's dad Chuck announces debut album, "Remember Me"

Dan Auerbach's father, guitarist and singer Chuck Auerbach, has announced his debut album, titled Remember Me. Produced by the Black Keys frontman, the record will be released on June 15, which, not coincidentally, is the Friday before Father's Day. The first single from Remember Me is a song called "My Old Man," which is a tribute to Chuck's own father. The track is accompanied by a video featuring old photos of the Auerbach family, which you can watch now on YouTube. "After getting so much help over the years from my dad I was happy to lend a hand in…

posted 2018/05/24 by Music News From ABC News Radio - Active Rock

Weezer trolls fan campaign by covering "Rosanna" by Toto

Weezer has released a cover of the song "Rosanna," originally recorded by the Grammy-winning group Toto. While the track may seem like a harmless tribute to a classic rock band, it's actually an elaborate troll on a very specific fan campaign. For the last year, a Weezer fan has been tweeting at the band and frontman Rivers Cuomo from the account @WeezerAfrica pleading with them to cover Toto's best-known hit, "Africa." The account would tweet things such as "OK but your cover of 'Africa' by Toto would top everything" or "Maybe you would enjoy life more if you would master…

posted 2018/05/24 by Music News From ABC News Radio - Active Rock

Highly Suspect's Johnny Stevens becoming a DJ; announces first show

Highly Suspect frontman Johnny Stevens has announced he's becoming a DJ. He'll be playing his first show under his DJ name, Terrible Johnny, at the Exchange at Los Angeles on June 9. "I'm going for it full force so this is gonna be a historical show," Stevens writes in a Facebook post, adding that becoming a DJ is his "dream." "This will be my first solo performance EVER. That only happens once. And I'm gonna turn it the f*** up and have this club bouncing so don't sleep on it." In case you were worried that this pursuit spells the…

posted 2018/05/24 by Music News From ABC News Radio - Active Rock