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2017-05-11

Marilyn Manson's "Say10" album is now called "Heaven Upside Down"

If you find yourself in the middle of the Venn diagram that includes "Marilyn Manson fans" and "pun lovers," then we have some good and bad news for you. The good news is that the famed shock-rocker has finished his new album, but the bad news is it's no longer called Say10. Speaking with FabulousTV at this week's premiere of King Arthur: Legend of the Sword, which stars his Sons of Anarchy co-star Charlie Hunnam, Manson says his new album will be titled Heaven Upside Down. Manson originally announced Say10 last summer, and planned to release it earlier this year…

posted 2017/05/11 by Music News From ABC News Radio - Active Rock

Evanescence plans orchestral, electronic new album, "Synthesis"

Evanescence has announced the details of their next album, and it appears Amy Lee and company will be exploring an entirely new direction. Speaking in a Facebook video, Lee says that the album, which is titled Synthesis, is "about orchestra and electronica." "We're taking our music, stripping out the big distorted guitars, stripping out the rock drums, and replacing it with full orchestration and a completely synthetic world of beats and sounds," she explains. Synthesis will consist of older Evanescence material rebuilt from "the ground up" to include these new sounds, as well as two completely original compositions. In addition, the…

posted 2017/05/11 by Music News From ABC News Radio - Active Rock

K.Flay inspires strange dance moves in "High Enough" video

K.Flay has shared the video for her single "High Enough." The clip, streaming now on YouTube, finds the musician living in a trailer park. When her neighbors start yelling, she turns up "High Enough," which not only not only stops the shouting, but inspires the neighbors to bust out a strange and elaborate dance routine. "The 'High Enough' video is an unconventional retelling of a universal theme: music's ability to unite us despite our differences," says director Lorraine Nicolson in a statement. "A great song can cut across cultural boundaries better than language can, and I think K.Flay's new track…

posted 2017/05/11 by Music News From ABC News Radio - Active Rock

Maybe I'm foolish, maybe I'm blind: Rag'n'Bone Man's success with "Human" was a "massive surprise"

Rag'n'Bone Man has made a name for himself with his breakthrough single "Human," but the success of the track came as a "massive surprise" to the British singer-songwriter. "['Human'] was gonna be a set-up to another single that we thought was gonna be what we hoped would be the big one," the musician, born Rory Graham, tells ABC Radio. "But it turns out that people really liked 'Human,' which is not a bad thing at all, 'cause I love the song." As for why "Human" has connected so strongly with listeners, Graham feels the answer is a "combination of two…

posted 2017/05/11 by Music News From ABC News Radio - Active Rock

2017-05-10

Fall Out Boy to appear on "The Tonight Show" next week

Fall Out Boy has scheduled their first late-night TV appearance since announcing the details new album, Mania. The Chicago pop-punks will perform on The Tonight Show next Tuesday, May 16. As for what they'll be performing during their Tonight Show appearances, Fall Out Boy hasn't announced that yet, but they'll likely be playing "Young and Menace," the EDM-influenced, vocal effect-heavy opening track from Mania. Mania will be released September 15. Fall Out Boy will be touring North America in support of the album this fall beginning October 20 in Cleveland. The Tonight Show airs at 11:35 p.m. ET on NBC.…

posted 2017/05/10 by Music News From ABC News Radio - Active Rock

Thom Yorke scoring upcoming horror movie "Suspiria"

Thom Yorke is joining his band mate Jonny Greenwood in the world of the film scoring. According to Variety, the Radiohead frontman will compose music for the upcoming film Suspiria, a remake of the 1977 cult classic from Italian horror icon Dario Argento. The new movie's director, Luca [LOO-kah] Guadagnino [gwah dah NEE noe], says that working with Yorke is a "dream come true." "Our goal is to make a movie that will be a disturbing and transforming experience: for this ambition, we could not find a better partner than Thom," he adds. Greenwood, meanwhile, is well known for his…

posted 2017/05/10 by Music News From ABC News Radio - Active Rock

Lars Ulrich promises "huge," "colossal" production for Metallica's North American stadium tour

At long last, Metallica will kick off their North American WorldWired stadium tour tonight in Baltimore. Speaking with 98 Rock Baltimore ahead of the show, drummer Lars Ulrich describes the production for the shows with words like "big" and "huge." "It's colossal," he adds. Your Metallica experience on this tour will also be under the stars, as the band has "done away" with the roof as a part of their production. Ulrich also promises to "blow some s*** up," "big video screens" and Metallica's signature "snake pit," a diamond-shaped structure that carves around a section of the crowd. "We get…

posted 2017/05/10 by Music News From ABC News Radio - Active Rock

Listen now: Linkin Park premieres new "One More Light" cut, "Invisible"

Linkin Park has shared another new song from their forthcoming album, One More Light. The latest track is called "Invisible," and finds Mike Shinoda on lead vocals. You can download "Invisible" now on iTunes, and watch a lyric video now via YouTube. Like the previously released One More Light songs "Heavy," "Battle Symphony" and "Good Goodbye," "Invisible" continues Linkin Park's new, poppy direction. One More Light will be released May 19. Linkin Park be touring North America this summer in support of the album starting July 27 in Boston. The outing includes two stadium dates with Blink-182. Copyright © 2017,…

posted 2017/05/10 by Music News From ABC News Radio - Active Rock

Pearl Jam's Mike McCready guests on track from his "favorite new band"

Pearl Jam's Mike McCready has lent his guitar chops to "Velvet Noose," a new song from a local Seattle band called Thunderp***y. The newly inducted Rock and Roll Hall of Famer recorded a solo for and produced the track, which you can download now on iTunes. "Velvet Noose" will appear on the debut vinyl seven-inch from Thunderp***y, which will be released through McCready's own HockeyTalkter Records. "Thunderp***y is my favorite new band, and it was an honor to work with them on these songs," McCready tells Rolling Stone. "'Velvet Noose' is an amazing and catchy rock song that deserves to…

posted 2017/05/10 by Music News From ABC News Radio - Active Rock

Royal Blood rocks out on "Jimmy Kimmel Live!"

On Tuesday night's Jimmy Kimmel Live!, Royal Blood performed "Lights Out," the lead single from the group's highly anticipated second album, How Did We Get So Dark?, due out on June 16. Records. Singer/bassist Mike Kerr and drummer Ben Thatcher, rocked out under a dark blue hue, perhaps telegraphing the new album title. After the song was finished, they went into “Figure It Out,” from the band's eponymous debut studio album, before the show ended. The full performance can be viewed online at the Jimmy Kimmel Live! website. Royal Blood's self-titled debut was the fastest-selling British rock album in three years, and…

posted 2017/05/10 by Music News From ABC News Radio - Active Rock

Adema announces reunion with original lineup

Adema is back. The band's original lineup, including lead vocalist Marky Chavez, has announced their reunion "We are happy to announce that the original 'classic' ADEMA lineup of Kris Kohls, Mike Ransom, Dave DeRoo, Tim Fluckey, and YES -- MARKY CHAVEZ is in fact, REUNITED!!!" the group writes in a Facebook post. "And it feels so good!" The reunion will be made official during a show at the Whisky a Go Go in Los Angeles on May 24. They'll also be "writing and recording a new record soon." Adema's self-titled debut album, featuring the singles "Giving In," "The Way You…

posted 2017/05/10 by Music News From ABC News Radio - Active Rock

2017-05-09

Trent Reznor & Atticus Ross share piano composition for Banksy art instillation

Trent Reznor and Atticus Ross have composed a new song called "Green Lines," which they recorded for Walled Off Hotel in Bethlehem, Palestine, the latest project from the infamous guerilla artist Banksy. You can listen to "Green Lines" now on YouTube. Each night at the Walled Off Hotel, an automated piano will play compositions recorded by the Nine Inch Nails duo, including "Green Lines." Other musicians who recorded music for the project include Flea of Red Hot Chili Peppers, and The Dark Knight composer Hans Zimmer. Nine Inch Nails released their most recent EP, Not the Actual Events, late last…

posted 2017/05/09 by Music News From ABC News Radio - Active Rock