Music News - Alternative


bill rieflin 032620 Bill Rieflin, a drummer who played with R.E.M., Ministry, King Crimson and others, died on Tuesday, March 24, after an eight-year battle with cancer. He was 59.

lollapalooza 032620 Organizers of the 2020 Lollapalooza Music Festival in Chicago took to Twitter to announce that they are delaying the release of the official lineup for this year's event.

foofighters 120417 Foo Fighters say ghosts disrupted recording sessions for their upcoming 10th album.

finneas 112919 Finneas and his girlfriend Claudia Sulewski have launched their own podcast, aiming to keep themselves busy and also entertain their fans amid the coronavirus outbreak.

nrr1 032620 The National Recording Registry has inducted classic recordings by Dr. Dre, Fred Rogers, Cheap Trick and many others.

shinedown 051719 Shinedown has released a never-before-heard song to benefit Direct Relief, a non-profit humanitarian aid organization that is working to fight the coronavirus.

metallicax 070916 Metallica have postponed their South American shows originally planned for April to December in the wake of the coronavirus outbreak.

rocknroll 011520 The Rock & Roll Hall of Fame has announced that its 2020 induction ceremony will take place on November 7 at the Public Auditorium in Cleveland, Ohio.

radiohead 032520 Radiohead guitarist Ed O'Brien recently took to Twitter to share that he suspects that he has contracted the coronavirus.

img1 071119 The 1975 recently took to social media to announce the postponement of their North American tour due to the coronavirus outbreak.

liamgallagher 103117 Former Oasis frontman Liam Gallagher recently took to social media to post videos of himself singing tweaked lyrics to some of the band's hits to drive across the importance of handwashing amid the coronavirus pandemic.

billie joe armstrong 041218 Green Day's Billie Joe Armstrong has recorded a cover of Tommy James & the Shondells' "I Think We're Alone Now."

bonovox 032420 U2 frontman Bono, the Black Eyed Peas' will.i.am, Jennifer Hudson and Yoshiki have all teamed up on a new song celebrating creative collaboration despite the social distancing forced by the coronavirus outbreak.

death cab 080119 Death Cab for Cutie frontman Ben Gibbard performed a new song called "Life Under Quarantine," which is actually a special message to his fellow Seattle citizens.

graveyard 012320 Halsey and Kelsea Ballerini have released a duet, "The Other Girl," from Ballerini's latest album, Kelsea.

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