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imge1-092116.jpg Iggy Pop and Jarvis Cocker have teamed up for a new cover of Nick Cave's "Red Right Hand," which will serve as the theme for the fourth season of the BBC series Peaky Blinders, which debuted November 15th.

ImagineDragons-102617.jpg Imagine Dragons have been added to Dick Clark's New Year's Rockin' Eve with Ryan Seacrest, Billboard reveals. Imagine Dragons will perform live from the Allstate Fan Fest in New Orleans ahead of the Allstate Sugar Bowl.

GeneSimmons-121417.jpg Gene Simmons has opened up about his ongoing beef with Fox News and says he did nothing to warrant his lifetime ban from the network. The KISS rocker was allegedly slapped with the ban after a foxnews.com staffer said Simmons was inappropriate in an off-camera meeting.

beck-summer-tour-070416.jpg Beck has been tapped as a headliner for the inaugural 2018 In Bloom Music Festival, which will take place in Texas next year. The inaugural two-day 2018 Bloom Music Festival (March 24-25) will take place at Eleanor Tinsley Park in downtown Houston (formerly known as the Free Press Summer Festival), will feature more than 50 acts on 4 stages.

CoreyTaylor-091917.jpg Corey Taylor is preparing to release live video of his recent solo performance in London. The show took place in May of 2016 at Koko in London and featured the Slipknot fronter offering a selection of tunes from his many projects, all acoustic. The performance will be made available on Taylor's official website, thecoreytaylor.com, on December 18.

royalbloodband-121417.jpg Royal Blood have confirmed plans for a live stream of their upcoming show at the House of Vans in London. The show will take place on December 16 and will be open to 10,000 fans who win attendance through a lottery system. The band also made recent headlines when U.K. authorities arrested a single 22-year-old man who was responsible for a slate of cell phone thefts at Royal Blood shows.

Linkin-Park-071916.jpg Linkin Park has released a new live video for "Sharp Edges," which will appear on the band's upcoming live album, One More Light Live. "Sharp edges have consequences, now / Every scar is a story I can tell," late frontman Chester Bennington croons over a delicate acoustic guitar. One More Light Live will be released December 15.

daviddbyrne-100616.jpg Former Talking Heads frontman David Byrne is hitting the road for a short North American tour in support of his upcoming new solo album. Starting March 3 at the Count Basie Theatre in Red Bank, New Jersey and wrapping March 10 at the Ulster Performing Arts Center in Kingston, New York, the trek marks Byrne's first solo tour since 2009.

alicecooper-061316.jpg Alice Cooper has released a new video for "The Sound of A," the closing track from his latest LP, Paranormal. The new clip features close up shots of various people, including Cooper himself, decked out in his trademark black goth makeup. Cooper originally wrote the song back in 1967.

Godsmack-071217.jpg Godsmack has been announced for the 12th annual Rocklahoma festival next year. "Hey Rocklahoma! It's Sully from Godsmack! We're stoked to announce the band's return to Rocklahoma this May! This will be our first time back since 2015 and we can't wait to rock your faces off! See ya there, Okies!" Godsmack will join A Perfect Circle, Cheap Trick, and more.

joeperry-111617.jpg Joe Perry has confirmed plans for an album release show behind his new solo effort Sweetzerland Manifesto. The show will take place on January 16 at The Roxy in West Hollywood, California and tickets for the show will go on sale starting on December 15.

jack-whites-070916.jpg Jack White has teased new music in a video titled "Servings and Portions From My Boarding House Reach." Thus far it's unclear if the track is from an upcoming solo release from White, but fans can stream the new single via Spotify.

bonjovi-062816.jpg Bon Jovi tops the list of the 2018 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductees, which also includes Dire Straits, The Moody Blues, The Cars, Nina Simone and gospel singer Sister Rosetta Tharpe.

alicecooper-061316.jpg Alice Cooper was joined by an all-star cast of guests during his annual Christmas Pudding show to benefit his Solid Rock Teen Center in Phoenix, Arizona. The legend was joined by Rob Halford, Ace Frehley, Slash and the band Filter for the show, which took place at the Celebrity Theatre.

U21-080416.jpg U2's newest release Songs of Experience has debuted at the top of the Billboard 200 chart. It's their first release since 2014's Songs of Innocence. The album sold 186,000 units, marking the best debut week for a rock effort since Metallica's Hardwired . . . to Self-Destruct.

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