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2018-05-16

Twenty One Pilots, Panic! at the Disco auctioning signed merch to benefit Parkland students

Twenty One Pilots, Panic! at the Disco and other artists on the Florida-based record label Fueled By Ramen are auctioning off signed items to benefit the students affected by the February mass shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida. The "Stressed Out" duo are contributing autographed copies of their Record Store Day releases, while Brendon Urie and company are auctioning a signed guitar. Other artists participating include Paramore, Dashboard Confessional and Young the Giant. For more info, visit eBay.com/FBRxMSD. Copyright © 2018, ABC Radio. All rights reserved.

posted 2018/05/16 by Music News From ABC News Radio - Active Rock

2018-05-15

Parkway Drive announces North American headlining tour

Parkway Drive has announced a North American headlining tour beginning August 30 in San Diego. The trek will wrap up September 23 in Hollywood, California. Tickets go on sale this Friday, May 18 via ParkwayDriveRock.com. The Australian rockers will be touring in support of their new album Reverence, which features the single "The Void." Here are Parkway Drive's North American tour dates: 8/30 -- San Diego, CA, SOMA8/31 -- Las Vegas, NV, House of Blues9/1 -- Salt Lake City, UT, The Complex9/2 -- Denver, CO, Ogden Theatre9/4 -- St. Louis, MO, Pageant9/5 -- Chicago, IL, Riviera 9/6 -- Cleveland, OH,…

posted 2018/05/15 by Music News From ABC News Radio - Active Rock

Report: Frances Bean Cobain divorce settled; ex-husband gets to keep Unplugged guitar

Frances Bean Cobain's divorce has been settled, TMZ reports. According to the gossip site, the settlement allows her ex-husband Isaiah Silva to keep her father Kurt Cobain's acoustic Martin D-18E guitar, which the late Nirvana frontman famously played on MTV Unplugged. The dispute over the guitar has made headlines over the past two years, as it continued to be a point of contention in the divorce: Silva claimed that Frances gave it to him as a wedding present, which Frances denies. According to TMZ, Frances allowed Silva to keep the guitar in an effort to "move on" and avoid any…

posted 2018/05/15 by Music News From ABC News Radio - Active Rock

Fall Out Boy takes credit for llama mania: "It's called trend setting"

Apparently, llamas are all the rage nowadays, and Fall Out Boy has two words for that development: You're welcome. The website Refinery29 recently published an article titled "Apparently, Llamas Are the New Unicorns," pointing to data from Pinterest showing that interest in llama-themed items and food, such as home decor, cakes and cookies, has dramatically increased. Given that the campaign surrounding Fall Out Boy's new album, M A N I A, has been centered around two life-sized, anthropomorphic llama puppets, the band is more than happy to take credit for the spike in llama interest. On their Twitter, Fall Out…

posted 2018/05/15 by Music News From ABC News Radio - Active Rock

Korn announces 20th anniversary "Follow the Leader" shows

Korn will play a trio of shows this fall to celebrate the 20th anniversary of the band's third album, 1998's Follow the Leader. The concerts take place September 12 in San Francisco, September 13 in Los Angeles and September 15 in Las Vegas. Tickets go on sale this Friday, May 18 via KornOfficial.com. Released in August 1998, Follow the Leader gave Korn their first number-one album on the Billboard 200 and spawned the hit single "Freak on a Leash." Meanwhile, Korn frontman Jonathan Davis will release his new solo album, Black Labyrinth, on May 25. Here are Korn's Follow the…

posted 2018/05/15 by Music News From ABC News Radio - Active Rock

Beastie Boys detail 592-page book, due out in October

Back in 2013, surviving Beastie Boys members Adam "Ad-Rock" Horovitz and Michael "Mike D" Diamond signed a deal to write a memoir. Five years later, the book will finally arrive this fall on October 30, in all of its 592-page glory. The massive tome, simply titled Beastie Boys Book, will feature Horovitz and Diamond telling the story of the New York City trio in their own words. To accompany that story, the book will include a variety of photos, original illustrations, a graphic novel, a Beastie-specific map of NYC, mixtape playlists and even a cookbook. Horovitz and Diamond also recruited…

posted 2018/05/15 by Music News From ABC News Radio - Active Rock

Tenacious D schedules first tour in five years

Tenacious D will hit the road this fall on their first tour in five years. The headlining outing begins November 3 in Brooklyn, New York, and will conclude November 13 in Chicago. Tickets will go on sale this Friday, May 18 at 10 a.m. local time via TenaciousD.com. Prior to the headlining dates, the D will play Canada's Montebello Rockfest in June, and Foo Fighters' Cal Jam festival in October. Along with going on tour, Jack Black and Kyle Gass are also working on a new Tenacious D album, which they say will "probably" be released this year. The record…

posted 2018/05/15 by Music News From ABC News Radio - Active Rock

Chris Cornell's widow criticizes "botched investigation" into cause of death

Chris Cornell's widow Vicky Cornell has criticized Detroit's Wayne County medical examiner for conducting what she believes is a "botched investigation" into her husband's death. Speaking with The Detroit News, Vicky says that the medical examiner's ruling of suicide by hanging, as well as the ruling that "drugs did not contribute to the cause of death," has led to "all sorts of false accusations and [has] subjected me to constant online attacks." "This has left me and my family still looking for answers, but at the same time, set off this whirlwind of conspiracies," Vicky says. "Some of the people…

posted 2018/05/15 by Music News From ABC News Radio - Active Rock

Mike Shinoda feels like a "debut artist" with solo project

Over the weekend, Linkin Park's Mike Shinoda played his first live shows as a solo artist. And even though he's known for being in one of the world's most popular bands, Shinoda admits he feels like a "debut artist" with his solo project. "The disadvantage is I've never gone out and done a tour under my own name," he tells Variety. "I've never put an album out under my own name. There is absolutely some building up from scratch -- I think more so than a lot of fans or people would think." Shinoda will release his debut solo album, Post…

posted 2018/05/15 by Music News From ABC News Radio - Active Rock

2018-05-14

Nothing But Thieves announces fall US tour dates

Nothing But Thieves will embark on a U.S. headlining tour this fall. The outing begins September 7 in Washington, D.C., and will come to a close October 14 in Philadelphia. Tickets go on sale this Friday, May 18 via NBThieves.com. The British rockers will be touring in continued support of their sophomore album, Broken Machine, which features the singles "Amsterdam" and "Sorry." Here are Nothing But Thieves' fall tour dates: 9/7 -- Washington, DC, 9:30 Club 9/8 -- Boston, MA, Paradise Rock Club 9/9 -- Montreal, QC, Corona Theater 9/10 -- Toronto, ON, Phoenix Concert Hall 9/12 -- Detroit, MI,…

posted 2018/05/14 by Music News From ABC News Radio - Active Rock

Third season of Ozzy Osbourne's "World Detour" reality series premiering in June

The third season of Ozzy & Jack's World Detour -- Ozzy Osbourne's reality travel series with his son Jack -- will premiere on A&E on Wednesday, June 13 at 9 p.m. ET. The series, which originally premiered in 2016, stars Ozzy and Jack visiting different historical and unique sites around the U.S. For season 3, the pair will also be joined by Ozzy's daughter and Jack's sister Kelly Osbourne. Meanwhile, Ozzy is currently in the middle of his final world tour, which is expected to last into 2020. The U.S. leg of the tour begins in August. Copyright © 2018,…

posted 2018/05/14 by Music News From ABC News Radio - Active Rock

Mike Patton's "1922" soundtrack due out in July

Last year, the ever-prolific Mike Patton composed the score to the Netflix film 1922, based on the 2010 novella written by the even more prolific Stephen King. Now, an expanded version of the soundtrack will be released on July 20. Prior to 1922, Patton scored the 2009 film Crank: High Voltage and 2012's The Place Beyond the Pines. Earlier this month, Patton released a new EP with his hardcore band Dead Cross, which also features ex-Slayer drummer Dave Lombardo. Here is the 1922 soundtrack track list: "No Grave for Mama""Mea Culpa""Sweetheart Bandits""Death of a Marriage""Murder Is Work""Omaha 1930""Farewell Note""'This As…

posted 2018/05/14 by Music News From ABC News Radio - Active Rock