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system-of-a-down-110416.jpg System of a Down's Daron Malakian has released a new single with his side-project Scars On Broadway, titled "Lives." "Lives" is taken from their upcoming album, Dictator, which is set to be released on July 20.

chvrches-061316.jpg Chvrches have announced a new North American tour in support of their third studio album Love Is Dead, which will be released on May 25. After stopping in cities around the world such as Barcelona, Spain, Manchester, England and Glasgow, Scotland, the band will come stateside on August 2 in Chicago at Lollapalooza.

eddievedder-021418.jpg Pearl Jam frontman Eddie Vedder made a surprise appearance at the Tribeca Grill to do a song with the New York City-based Tangiers Blues Band over the weekend. He performed a cover of the Bob Dylan classic "All Along the Watchtower."

thekillers-072516.jpg All seven of the Killers albums are set to be compiled into one new box set, The Killers Career Vinyl Box Set, this summer. The Killers Career Vinyl Box Set will be released June 15 via Island/UMe.

macklemore-062416.jpg Macklemore and his wife Trisha Davis welcomed their second child, a baby girl, shortly before St. Patrick's Day in March. The family's newest addition joins older sister Sloane Ava Simone.

marilyn-manson-072016.jpg Marilyn Manson joined Yoshiki of X JAPAN during their second Coachella set for a performance of the Eurythmics' "Sweet Dreams (Are Made of This)," which Manson covered on his Smells Like Children album.

lennykravitz-110209.jpg Lenny Kravitz says that he 'dreamt' the majority of his new album Raise Vibration. Kravitz explains that while staying at his home in the Bahamas, he woke up one night with a song in his head, then went into his home studio to record it, a process that repeated itself over the course of a few nights.

jeff-ament-061016.jpg Pearl Jam will promote a national youth movement to register new voters when they perform at Missoula, Montana's Washington-Grizzly Stadium on August 13. Pearl Jam announced earlier this week that its sold-out show will be an official Rock2Vote event.

band-soundgarden-041818.jpg Soundgarden drummer Matt Cameron and guitarist Kim Thayil will reunite on June 8 at Northside Festival in Denmark. It will be their first performance together since Chris Cornell's death.

liz-phair-041918.jpg Liz Phair has unveiled a revamped version of the song "Stratford on Guy," as well as an early demo version of the track, which was titled "Bomb." Both will be featured on the 25th anniversary edition of her album Exile in Guyville, which will be released on May 4 via Matador.

u21-080416.jpg U2 frontman Bono was presented with the inaugural George W. Bush Medal for Distinguished Leadership earlier this week. The award was instituted by George W. Bush Presidential Center to honor individuals who change the world in some way.

band-mazzy-star-041918.jpg Mazzy Star has shared the new track "Quiet, the Winter Harbor." The new track is set to appear on the band's upcoming four-song EP, Still, which will be released on June 1 via Rhymes of an Hour Records.

billie-joe-armstrong-041218.jpg Billie Joe Armstrong's side project The Longshot has dropped its debut album Love Is For Losers. The band released their 11-song debut LP along with their first official music video for the title track.

avicii-090415.jpg Swedish DJ Tim Bergling, also known as Avicii, has died suddenly at the age of 28. His passing was confirmed by his publicist: "It is with profound sorrow that we announce the loss of Tim Bergling, also known as Avicii," Diana Baron said in a statement.

david-bowie-060816.jpg David Bowie is the new face of New York City's MetroCards. Brooklyn Vegan reports that the new Bowie MetroCards are now available at Broadway-Lafayette station, with the entire Broadway-Lafayette station being transformed into a tribute to the late musician.

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