Music News - Alternative


ChesterBennington-072017.jpg An upcoming tribute concert for Chester Bennington will now be live streamed. The show, dubbed the "Linkin Park & Friends Celebrate Life In Honor of Chester Bennington," will take place at the Hollywood Bowl later this month and sold out almost immediately. Now, however, fans can stream live free of charge exclusively on YouTube Friday, October 27 at 7:45 p.m. PT.

bastille-070116.jpg Bastille have confirmed that they are finished writing music for a new album. During an appearance on a sports podcast, the band revealed that the writing process is "pretty much done" and they will start debuting new music in the "next few weeks." "We [have] finished our [second] album campaign," said drummer Chris Wood.

foofighters-061616.jpg Foo Fighters have postponed a string of shows this week due to a family emergency. Thus far, the specific nature of the emergency has not been revealed but the band has rescheduled appearances in Lexington, Kentucky as well as Nashville and Memphis until next spring.

greeday-080116.jpg Green Day's Billie Joe Armstrong has partnered up with Kat Von D on Basket Case Liner, a new eyeliner. While the product has yet to be officially announced, Von D took to Instagram to showcase some behind the scenes shots of her photo shoot with Armstrong, as well as a close-up of the product itself.

thekillers-072516.jpg The Killers have expanded their upcoming UK run with the addition of a new show in Liverpool. The band will now perform at Liverpool's Echo Arena on November 9.

chriscornell-070116.jpg A guitar strap once owned by Chris Cornell has been donated to help the MusicCares charity. The strap, along with personal items donated by other rockers, will be used to create a line of watches called the Rock LTD Collection. Dave Grohl, Iggy Pop, Elton John and more have also contributed items.

janesaddictionsuits-071816.jpg Jane's Addiction will perform at the annual Rhonda's Kiss benefit concert in Los Angeles this December. The organization helps cancer patients in need.

ramonesdump-100616.jpg Rhino Records have announced plans to reissue the Ramones Rocket To Russia record next month. The album, the band's third, was the last to be released with the band's original lineup.

foofighters-061616.jpg Foo Fighters have offered up a new charity track titled "Soldier." The release is pulled from the outtakes of their newest effort Concrete and Gold and proceeds from the release will go to benefit Planned Parenthood. In addition to the track, Dave Grohl made recent headlines for opening up about their unlikely friendship with Rick Astley.

amylee2-090916.jpg Evanescence has released a new video for "Imperfection," the latest single off of their upcoming new album Synthesis. "For me, this is the most important song on the album," singer Amy Lee said of "Imperfection." "I struggled with the lyrics for a long time because there was a lifetime of work to live up to and I wasn't sure what to say or how to be good enough."

BlackKeys-102510.jpg Black Keys frontman Dan Auerbach has announced the release of Good Sound Comes Back Around Vol. 1, a new 7" sampler from his label Easy Eye Sound.

Queens-of-the-Stone-070916.jpg Queens of the Stone Age have announced a run of 2018 dates for their Villains tour. Indie rocker Ty Segall will join the band for their February 1 show in San Francisco. The band is currently on the road in support of their latest album Villains, their seventh studio album, which they released this past August.

weezer-061616.jpg Weezer has released "Happy Hour," another new track from their upcoming new album, Pacific Daydream. "I need happy hour/ On sad days," frontman Rivers Cuomo sings on the track. "I think I can stay here for the rest of my life/ Please don't make me go home." "I'm walking around town and I'm seeing these signs, 'Happy Hour, come in and join the party, have fun' . . ."

bush-band-103016.jpg Both Bush and Gavin Rossdale have signed new worldwide deals with BMG Records. The band's deal and frontman's solo deal come during a resurgence for the 90's hitmakers. Both Rossdale and the label broke the news in official statements.

slipknot-ipad-061016.jpg Slipknot have released a new live video of "Psychosocial," which is featured on their upcoming new live DVD Day Of The Gusano.

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