Nine Inch Nails' Bad Witch, the third and final installment of the band's recent trilogy of releases, will arrive on June 22. While the first two collections, 2016's Not the Actual Events and 2017's Add Violence, were released as EPs, the six-track Bad Witch is considered to be an album. Frontman Trent Reznor has now explained why he's making that distinction.
Posting under his handle "Teitan" on the NIN Echoing the Sound fan forum, Reznor writes "EPs show up with singles" on streaming services, meaning that they "get lost easier."
"EPs feel less important in today's music-isn't-as-important-as-it-once-was world," he adds.…
Warped Tour will embark on its final cross-country this summer, and once it's over, founder Kevin Lyman will finally have time to pursue his other passion: teaching.
"It is now official I will be becoming a Professor this fall at the University of Southern California Thornton School of Music," Lyman reveals.
"I once said I would do [Warped Tour] for 1 summer and then be a teacher," he continues. "24 years [later] I am finally going to get to do that."
The final Warped Tour, which became the longest-running touring music festival in North America, begins June 21 in Pomona,…
Weezer frontman Rivers Cuomo will perform a solo set next Wednesday, May 30 at the Troubador in Los Angeles. Tickets go on sale this Tuesday, May 22 via Ticketfly.
At recent solo shows, Cuomo performed stripped-down renditions of Weezer classics, as well as covers of songs by fellow '90s rockers Green Day, Smashing Pumpkins and Oasis.
Meanwhile, Cuomo said earlier this year that Weezer's next album, The Black Album, would be released May 25. Well, that's this Friday, and the band hasn't shared any more info about the record. We'll find out on Friday whether it'll indeed be released.
Korn frontman Jonathan Davis will be celebrating the release of his new solo album, Black Labyrinth, by staging a ganzfeld experiment, a technique that uses sensory deprivation in an effort to prove the existence of telepathy.
Twenty fans will be able to participate in the experiment, which involves one person wearing a blindfold and headphones while another tries to mentally transmit information to the first person. The event takes place on May 25 at the Affliction Soundtage in Seal Beach, California.
"Join me in an experience that inspired Black Labyrinth," Davis says.
To enter for your chance to participate, send…
Dave Grohl has added "food contest judge" to his ever-growing resume.
Last week, the Foo Fighters frontman showed up at in Memphis, Tennesse to judge the World Championship Barbecue Cooking Contest. "Today, I get to judge," Grohl said in a Twitter video posted by the contest organizer. "That's right, tell it to the judge."
In addition to consuming what we can only assume is an ungodly amount of delicious BBQ, Grohl also met up with Food Network personality Danielle "Diva Q" Bennett and jammed with country singer Tim Montana at the event.
Grohl and the rest of the Foos will…
Guns N' Roses has premiered the previously unreleased video for "It's So Easy," a track from the band's legendary 1987 debut album, Appetite for Destruction.
The clip was filmed in 1989 at the Cathouse club in Hollywood and showcases GNR's energetic, sweaty live show. It's currently streaming exclusively via Apple Music, but you can watch a preview for it now on iTunes.
The "It's So Easy" footage was dug up in preparation of GNR's massive Appetite for Destruction reissue, which features the previously unreleased single "Shadow of Your Love." The collection arrives in various formats on June 29.
The music of System of a Down made a surprise appearance on Saturday Night Live over the weekend.
During one sketch, host Tina Fey played an enthusiastic mother performing at a school talent show with her embarrassed, rebellious daughter, played by featured player Melissa Vallaseñor. After several attempts to sing Cyndi Lauper's "Girls Just Want to Have Fun," Fey's character finally lets her daughter pick the song: System of a Down's "Chop Suey."
Turns out the parents in the audience are big metal heads, and they all start to head band along. Even Fey feels the metal spirit, and starts…
Arctic Monkeys have earned another top-10 Billboard 200 debut with their new album, Tranquility Base Hotel & Casino. The sixth studio effort from the British rockers arrives at number eight on the chart with a total of 47,000 equivalent album units, 37,000 of which were traditional album sales.
Tranquility Base is the third Arctic Monkeys album to debut in the top 10, following 2013's AM and 2007's Favorite Worst Nightmare.
Tranquility Base Hotel & Casino was much more popular in the band's native country, giving them their sixth straight number-one album on the U.K.'s Official Albums Chart. It was also the…
The Offspring is currently working on a new album, the long-awaited follow-up to 2012's Days Go By. The 10th studio effort from the California punks will feature the band's 2015 single "Coming for You," guitarist Kevin "Noodles" Wasserman tells ABC Radio.
"'Coming for You' is one of the songs that's gonna be on this record," Noodles says. "I think that's a pretty good [indication] of where to start, what the record's gonna sound like."
"But...we always throw a curve ball here and there," he adds. "It's fun for us to do, we think it keeps the fans interested to see…
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