Music News - Alternative


thekillers-072516.jpg The Killers have dropped a new video for their track "The Man" in order to help promote the upcoming fight between Floyd Mayweather and Conor McGregor. In the new visual, the band performs the song in a boxing ring in the middle of the desert.

RobZombie.jpg Rob Zombie will host "Rob Zombie's 13 Nights Of Halloween" on HDNet Movies this Halloween season. Some of the films that will be featured during the thirteen-night event include The Last House On The Left (1972), The Blob (1958), The Devil Inside (2012) and Case 39 (2009). The full schedule and list of films is forthcoming.

red-hot-chili-peppers-070916.jpg Flea says that cutting music education from public schools is the equivalent of child abuse. "It's child abuse," he told Rolling Stone. "It's just wrong. I worry about a lot of things that that guy says, but that affects my worldview personally," he said of President Donald Trump.

alice-in-chains-070916.jpg Alice In Chains have confirmed plans for their annual fantasy football league. Funds raised in the leagues are donated to the MusiCares charity and they have also launched an eBay auction of gear used by the band and memorabilia.

NoelGallagher-050511.jpg Noel Gallagher is set to headline the reopening event of the Manchester Arena. The venue has been closed since May when a terrorist ignited a bomb during an Ariana Grande concert. The event, called We Are Manchester, will take place on September 9 and proceeds will go to the Manchester Memorial Fund.

bastille-070116.jpg Bastille have released a new cover of Green Day's "Basket Case," which will be featured on Amazon's new superhero TV series The Tick.

beastie-boys-062116.jpg Beastie Boys' Michael "Mike D" Diamond will serve as a sommelier at new Los Angeles restaurant, Hearth & Hound, Bloomberg reports. The restaurant is the new project from Spotted Pig owner Ken Friedman and its acclaimed chef April Bloomfield. Diamond will work with sommelier Taylor Parsons to select the wines.

weezer-061616.jpg Weezer have offered up a preview of their newest single "Mexican Fender." The track is pulled from the band's forthcoming new release Pacific Daydream, which is set for release on October 27. News of the album was leaked earlier this week during a contest for a radio station who were offering a meet and greet with the band.

ellayelich-101013.jpg Lorde has released six new music videos of new stripped-down versions of songs off of her album Melodrama. The new visuals, which were filmed for Vevo, include "Homemade Dynamite," "Hard Feelings/Loveless," "Supercut," "Sober," "The Louvre" and "Writer in the Dark." She filmed them at New York's famed Electric Lady Studios, where she also recorded the album.

Band-StoneTemplePilots-081717.jpg Stone Temple Pilots have released a live version of "Plush" from their July 2, 1993 concert at the Castaic Lake Natural Amphitheater in California. The track is taken from the upcoming 25th-anniversary expanded reissue of the band's debut album, Core. Rhino will release two new versions of Core on September 29.

U21-080416.jpg U2 will release their next studio album, Songs Of Experience, on December 1. The Irish Sun reports that the album is being made available on that day to coincide with World Aids Day in conjunction with Project Red, an initiative set up by frontman Bono to raise funds to fight the disease.

greeday-080116.jpg Green Day has released a new visual for "Troubled Times," a track off of their latest album Revolution Radio. The new clip features frontman Billie Joe Armstrong shirtless and recording himself singing the track, an image that is soon surrounded by scenes of domestic violence, car crashes, workers in sweat shops, fleeing refugees, war zones, and environmental decay.

Queens-of-the-Stone-070916.jpg Queens of the Stone Age have revealed their new video for the track 'The Way You Used To." The track is pulled from their forthcoming new release Villains and Josh Homme opened up about the inspiration for the track ahead of its release on Apple Music.

MetallicaX-070916.jpg Metallica has revealed plans to live stream the final North American show of their ongoing tour. The show will take place on August 16 at Commonwealth Stadium in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. They broke news of the live stream in an official statement. "What a summer!! Thank you to some of the craziest, most passionate, intense avid fans on the planet!!"

amylee2-090916.jpg Evanescence have confirmed a slate of tour dates in support of their forthcoming new release Synthesis. The run kicks off on October 14 in Las Vegas at The Pearl Concert Theater and will continue through December 19 in Portland, Oregon at Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall. "This is a total passion project for me. There are so many layers in our music . . ."

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