Music News - Alternative


decemberists-120314.jpg The Decemberists have confirmed plans for their own music festival this year. The event will be dubbed Traveler's Rest and will take place between August 12-13 at Big Sky Brewing Company Amphitheatre in Missoula, Montana. The band broke news of the new fest on their official Twitter handle.

alice-in-chains-070916.jpg Alice In Chains have confirmed plans to release a new double vinyl effort for Record Store Day. The offering will included a double 7" featuring "Get Born Again"/"What The Hell Have I" that will be pressed on limited edition black vinyl.

lorde-070116.jpg Lorde has signed on a headliner for the upcoming Lollapalooza festival. This year's event is set to take place in Chicago's Grant Park between August 3 and 6 and will also feature headlining performances this year by Chance the Rapper.

trent-061616.jpg Nine Inch Nails have signed on for a headlining appearance at the upcoming FYF Festival. The event is set to take place at Exposition Park in Los Angeles between July 21 and 23 and will also feature headlining appearances by Frank Ocean, Bjork, Solange and Missy Elliott.

Band-Sublime-032117.jpg Sublime have announced plans for a new album reissue, two new films and the official "40z to Freedom" beer. The album reissue, of the band's EP Badfish from 1992, will arrive on vinyl for Record Store Day on April 22. The films will include a documentary and a biopic in the works

Primus-band-032017.jpg Primus has confirmed a new string of US tour dates with Clutch. Their run is set to kick off on June 17 at the Charlotte Metro Credit Union Amphitheatre in Charlotte, North Carolina and will run through August 18 when they'll wrap at the Greek Theater in Berkley, California.

spoonband-080514.jpg Spoon has revealed a new expanded tour itinerary for the summer. The run will come in support of their new release Hot Thoughts and is set to kick off in Mobile, Alabama on April 27 and will run through September 15 in St. Paul, Minnesota.

liamgallagher-061616.jpg Liam Gallagher has revealed that his upcoming new single will be titled "Not For Sale." He recently broke the news in a brief tweet and revealed it will serve as the lead single from his debut solo-artist album As You Were.

ADayToRemember-032017.jpg A Day to Remember have received the key to their home city of Ocala, Florida. The key was presented to them by Ocala's mayor Kent Guinn in front of a massive hometown crowd on March 18.

Rancid-030817.jpg Rancid has been announced as the headlining act for the 2017 It's Not Dead Festival, which celebrates and honors the punk, ska and hardcore music scene. Dropkick Murphys will also serve as headliners for the event.

Buckcherry-012716.jpg Buckcherry have been added to the lineup for this year's annual Rock Into Spring festival. This year's event is set to take place between April 28 and 30 at the M Resort pool in Las Vegas. Adelita's Way has also been added to the bill, along with Never Say Die, State of Mine and Alive in Barcelona.

jeff-ament-061016.jpg Pearl Jam's Eddie Vedder recently reunited with former Pearl Jam drummer Jack Irons at Seattle's Key Arena to perform a cover of Pink Floyd's "Shine On You Crazy Diamond."

amylee2-090916.jpg Evanescence's Amy Lee has released a new ballad, "Speak To Me," which will play during the end credits of the upcoming film Voice From the Stone.

3Doors-10122009.jpg 3 Doors Down have reportedly signed on to headline the upcoming Scars and Stripes festival. The event is set to take place at the Downtown Las Vegas Event Center on Saturday, June 3 and will also feature appearances by Pop Evil and Hellyeah.

BlackKeys-102510.jpg Black Keys drummer Patrick Carney says that the break that the band is currently taking is something he and fellow member Dan Auerbach desperately needed.

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