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Metallica, Jimmy Fallon and The Roots Sing "Enter Sandman" with Classroom Instruments

Metallica joined host Jimmy Fallon and The Roots in the Tonight Show Music Room for a performance of "Enter Sandman" with classroom instruments. In the recurring segment, Fallon and his house band The Roots back music artists for a version of one of their popular songs using instruments you would find in a classroom, like tambourines, xylophones, hand clappers and kazoos. Metallica's segment, which aired on Wednesday's Tonight Show, was recorded after their appearance on the show back in September. Other artists that have joined Fallon for classroom versions of their songs include Ariana Grande, One Direction, Mariah Carey and Madonna.…

posted 2016/11/17 by Music News From ABC News Radio - Active Rock


Jimmy Eat World Shares Loopy "Sure and Certain" Video

Jimmy Eat World has premiered the video for their single "Sure and Certain." The trippy clip begins with the band rocking out in a colorful cartoon world before pivoting back to the real world to find a frustrated ballerina. She then approaches a painting of frontman Jim Adkins, and falls into the aforementioned cartoon world, "Take On Me" style. You can watch the "Sure and Certain" video now on YouTube. "Sure and Certain" is a single from Jimmy Eat World's new album Integrity Blues. The band recently wrapped up a U.S. tour in support of Integrity Blues, and they'll return…

posted 2016/11/16 by Music News From ABC News Radio - Active Rock

The Presidents of the United States of America Break Up

The Presidents of the United States of America are stepping down. In a Facebook post, the "Lump" rockers have announced that they actually broke up in the summer of 2015, and that they "are no longer functioning as a band." "It is just time to move on is all," adds vocalist Chris Ballew. "Creative interests change and mutate and I am just trying to follow my instincts and do what thrills me most and part of that is moving on from the loud rock band stuff." PUSA released their self-titled debut album in 1995. The record boasted the singles "Lump,"…

posted 2016/11/16 by Music News From ABC News Radio - Active Rock

Watch Disturbed's David Draiman Dive with Great White Sharks

Disturbed frontman David Draiman has written songs with titles like "Indestructible" and "Immortalized," and he apparently decided to put those ideas to the test by diving with great white sharks. During Disturbed's recent Australian tour, Draiman took a brief detour to Port Lincoln so that he could get in a cage underwater and watch sharks swim around him. While that might sound terrifying to some, Draiman was very excited, as evidenced by a video documenting his excursion. In the clip, which is posted on Disturbed's Facebook, you can watch Draiman readying himself to enter the shark cage, plus underwater footage…

posted 2016/11/16 by Music News From ABC News Radio - Active Rock

Metallica to Release Videos for Every "Hardwired...to Self-Destruct" Track Today and Tomorrow

Metallica's new album Hardwired...to Self-Destruct will be released on Friday, but the band is starting the party a little early. Over the next two days, the metal legends will be releasing videos for each and every one of the Hardwired songs. The first video, for the song "Dream No More," will debut today at noon ET. Metallica will then be sharing a new video every two hours, concluding 6 a.m. ET Thursday morning with the "Lords of Summer" clip. All the videos will premiere on Metallica.com. Here is the Metallica video premiere schedule: Wednesday, November 16:12 p.m. ET -- "Dream…

posted 2016/11/16 by Music News From ABC News Radio - Active Rock

Andy Black Plots 2017 Tour

Black Veil Brides frontman Andy Beirsack is bringing his Andy Black moniker back on the road. The musician has announced a headlining tour for 2017, which kicks off February 8 in Lancaster, Pennsylvania. The trek will conclude March 3 in Pomona, California. Visit AndyBlackMusic.com for ticket info. Biersack will be touring in continued support of his debut Andy Black album, The Shadow Side, which features contributions from Fall Out Boy's Patrick Stump, ex-My Chemical Romance frontman Gerard Way and Blink-182's Travis Barker. Meanwhile, Biersack is working with the rest of Black Veil Brides on the band's forthcoming fifth studio album.…

posted 2016/11/16 by Music News From ABC News Radio - Active Rock

Imagine Dragons' Dan Reynolds to Spotlight Life with AS on New Talk Show

Dan Reynolds is opening up about his struggle with ankylosing spondylitis, or AS, a chronic inflammatory condition that causes harsh pain, and, in severe cases, spinal fusion. The Imagine Dragons frontman is hosting an online talk show called This AS Life Live!, during which he'll speak with others who've been diagnosed with the disease and discuss how they've lived their life with AS. Reynolds was diagnosed with AS at around age 21, right about the time Imagine Dragons were starting to take off. Reynolds says there were nights when he had to stand completely still on stage because of the…

posted 2016/11/16 by Music News From ABC News Radio - Active Rock


Anthrax to Perform "Among the Living" in Full on UK Tour

Anthrax has announced a U.K. tour for 2017, during which they'll play their 1987 album Among the Living in full in honor of its forthcoming 30th anniversary. The trek will kick off February 9 in Birmingham. Visit Anthrax.com for ticket info. "We've been looking forward to headlining in the U.K. for so long!" says Scott Ian in a statement. "We have a killer set planned, new stuff, old faves, deep tracks and Among front to back. You'd better start getting in shape now for the epic wardance!" Anthrax will also be supporting their new album For All Kings. Here are…

posted 2016/11/15 by Music News From ABC News Radio - Active Rock

The Killers, Bono to Guest on "Jimmy Kimmel Live!" (RED) Special

ABC's Jimmy Kimmel Live! will host its second annual special (RED) episode to raise awareness of and money for the fight against AIDS on Tuesday, November 22. Host Jimmy Kimmel will be joined by The Killers and U2 frontman Bono, who co-founded (RED), during the show. Other stars making an appearance on the show include Julia Roberts, Channing Tatum, Kristen Bell, Halsey, DJ Khaled and Neil Patrick Harris. The special will kick off a shopathon in support of (RED) through Omaze.com, which will offer once-in-a-lifetime celebrity experiences. Jimmy Kimmel Live! airs weekdays at 11:35 p.m. ET on ABC. Copyright © 2016,…

posted 2016/11/15 by Music News From ABC News Radio - Active Rock

Ghost Teases Arrival of Papa Emeritus IV

A new incarnation of Ghost may be upon us. The demonic Swedish rockers have released a new video teasing the arrival of vocalist Papa Emeritus IV. In the video, Ghost's spokeswoman, Sister Imperator, proclaims, "I have already been witness to three transfigurations, and each time I can see that we are closer to the final glory," adding that the "fourth incarnation of Papa will guide us." Ghost is comprised of five Nameless Ghouls and a vocalist called Papa Emeritus. With each album, Papa has adapted a new numerical title -- the most recent being Papa Emeritus III -- though the…

posted 2016/11/15 by Music News From ABC News Radio - Active Rock

Rob Zombie Rocks and Rolls in "Get Your Boots On!" Video

Rob Zombie has premiered the video for his song "Get Your Boots On! That's the End of Rock And Roll."  The visual provides a close-up look at the shock rocker's typically relentless live show. You can watch the "Get Your Boots On!" video now on YouTube. "Get Your Boots On!" is a track from Zombie's latest album, The Electric Warlock Acid Witch Satanic Orgy Celebration Dispenser. Zombie is currently taking a break from the road after a long tour with Korn. His next scheduled date is a set at the U.K.'s Download Festival in June. Copyright © 2016, ABC Radio.…

posted 2016/11/15 by Music News From ABC News Radio - Active Rock

Twenty One Pilots, Coldplay, Panic! at the Disco Nominated for People's Choice Awards

Twenty One Pilots, Coldplay and Panic! at the Disco are among the nominees for the 2017 People's Choice Awards. All three bands are up for the title of Favorite Group. They're joined in the category by DJ duo The Chainsmokers and girl group Fifth Harmony. You can vote for your favorites now via Facebook, Facebook Messenger or at Vote.PeoplesChoice.com. Voting ends December 15 at midnight.  The 2017 People's Choice Awards will air live from Los Angeles on Wednesday, January 18 at 9 p.m. ET on CBS. Here are all the music nominees: FAVORITE GROUPThe ChainsmokersColdplayFifth HarmonyPanic! at the DiscoTwenty One…

posted 2016/11/15 by Music News From ABC News Radio - Active Rock