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Linkin-Park-071916.jpg Linkin Park bassist Dave "Phoenix" Farrell has accepted a new gig as the host of a podcast called "Member Guest." The show pairs Farrell with professional golfer Brendan Steele and producer/director Mark Fiore. The first guest on the show was M. Shadows from Avenged Sevenfold.

jack-whites-070916.jpg Jack White will serve as one of the headliners for the upcoming Mad Cool Festival in Madrid, Spain. Pearl Jam, Depeche Mode, Queens of the Stone Age, Massive Attack, Justice, Richie Hawtin and CLOSE, Nine Inch Nails, ODESZA and Leon Bridges will also perform at the three-day festival.

Band-Benjamin090617.jpg Breaking Benjamin have shared their video for the track "Red Cold River." The track is pulled from the band's sixth studio release Ember and front man Benjamin Burnley that the new album is a chip off the block of his usual songwriting routine:

falloutboy-062416.jpg After months of delay, Fall Out Boy has released their seventh album, M A N I A. The band worked with a number of producers, including Dave Sardi, Butch Walker, Illangelo, Jesse Shatkin, and Neal Avron.

Band-Candlebox-011817.jpg Candlebox has announced plans to reunite and hit the road. The run will mark the band's 25th reunion on the rock scene and the run is set to kick off on January 25 in Grand Rapids, Michigan at 2 Monroe Live.

AlterBridge-080116.jpg Alter Bridge frontman Myles Kennedy has confirmed a string of solo acoustic tour dates in the UK for later this year. The run will kick off on March 17 in Birmingham at the O2 Academy and will continue through March 26 in London at the Islington Assembly Hall.

U21-080416.jpg U2 has released their politically charged video for the track "Get Out of Your Own Way." The track is pulled from their current release Songs of Experience and the animated vid was created by the Israeli collective known as the Broken Fingaz Crew.

decemberists-120314.jpg The Decemberists have dropped their new single "Severed." The track is pulled from the band's newest release I'll Be Your Girl, which is the follow-up to their 2015 release What a Terrible World, What a Beautiful World. The new album is due out on March 23. Colin Meloy sings on the track: "I alone am the answer/ I alone will make wrongs right," he sings.

HollywoodUndead-072517.jpg Hollywood Undead have offered up their video for the single "Your Life." The track is pulled from the band's most recent release Five and finds the band pushing the uplifting message "It's your life. It's do or die."

trent-061616.jpg Trent Reznor has filed for a restraining order against his neighbor, according to TMZ. TMZ reports that Reznor claims that the man has been behaving threateningly towards him and his family for the past six months, yelling at a friend leaving Reznor's house that Satan is going to get him and ranting on the sidewalk about how "the Lord" will get "rich people."

BillyCorgan-011617.jpg Original Smashing Pumpkins members Billy Corgan, drummer Jimmy Chamberlin and guitarist James Iha reunited recently in the studio.

jack-whites-070916.jpg Jack White has confirmed tour dates behind his forthcoming new release Boarding House Reach. The run kicks off on April 19 at the Little Caesars Arena in Detroit, Michigan and concludes on June 9 in Toronto, Ontario. Speaking of the new release, his label Third Man Records noted: "It is expanding his musical palate with perhaps his most ambitious work thus far . . ."

david-bowie-060816.jpg David Bowie's beloved track "Space Oddity" has been added to the Grammy Hall of Fame collection. The honor is given by the Recording Academy's National Board of Trustees and is part of a yearly process in which new songs are nominated and approved.

U21-080416.jpg U2 has confirmed plans for a string of European tour dates later this year. The run is set to kick off August 31 in Berlin at the Mercedes-Benz Arena and will continue through October 23 when they'll wrap the first of two U.K. dates in London at the O2. Tickets for the newly announced European shows are set to go on sale beginning January 26, while pre-sale tickets for subscribers to U2.

beck-summer-tour-070416.jpg Beck has offered up a video for his newest single "Fix Me." The track is pulled from his newest effort Colors and finds the star teaming with the ASPCA to bring Instagram-famous poodles to the screen in a classic surreal video.

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