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No going back to the garden: Woodstock 50 officially canceled, organizers urge artists to donate fees to charity

ABC Digital  ·  July 31, 2019

Courtesy of Woodstock Ventures LCThe long, troubled saga of Woodstock 50 is over. Organizers issued a statement today announcing that the festival, scheduled for August 16-18, has officially been canceled. “We are saddened that a series of unforeseen setbacks has made it impossible to put on the Festival we imagined with the great line-up we […] Read More



Master of Pumas: Woman escapes encounter with cougar by playing Metallica song

ABC Digital  ·  July 31, 2019

ABC/Randy HolmesA Metallica song helped a Canadian woman escape a potential dangerous encounter with a cougar. According to KelownaNow, Dee Gallant was walking her dog in British Columbia’s Cowichan Valley when she spotted the big cat walking towards her. After yelling and making loud noises, as recommended by wildlife experts, the cougar still didn’t move […] Read More



Watch Red Hot Chili Peppers' Flea in trailer for new film, "Queen & Slim"

ABC Digital  ·  July 31, 2019

Universal Pictures Flea has found himself another movie role. The Red Hot Chili Peppers bassist will appear in the upcoming film Queen & Slim, the trailer for which is out today. Queen & Slim — directed by Melina Matsoukas and co-written and produced by The Chi creator Lena Waithe — stars Daniel Kaluuya and Jodie Turner-Smith as a new […] Read More



Tom Morello schedules fall "Atlas Underground" tour dates

ABC Digital  ·  July 31, 2019

ABC/Randy HolmesTom Morello is bringing The Atlas Underground back on the road. The Rage Against the Machine guitarist has announced a fall North American tour in support of his new solo album. The solo outing kicks off October 21 in Minneapolis, Minnesota, and will conclude November 12 in San Francisco. “The riff-rocking, bass-dropping Fall Offensive […] Read More



Slipknot announces Knotfest Mexico lineup

ABC Digital  ·  July 30, 2019

ABC/Randy HolmesSlipknot has revealed the full lineup for its 2019 Knotfest Mexico event. Along with the previously reported headliners Rob Zombie and the Knot themselves, the bill includes Evanescence, Behemoth, Accept, Saxon, Suicidal Tendencies and Testament, among others. The two-day event, which will be held in partnership with Mexico’s Force Fest, takes place November 30 […] Read More



Badflower announces US headlining tour

ABC Digital  ·  July 30, 2019

Credit: Tyler ShieldsBadflower will hit the road this fall on a U.S. headlining tour in support of their debut album, OK, I’m Sick. The outing kicks off September 29 in Chicago, and will wrap up November 2 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Tickets go on sale this Friday, August 2 at 10 a.m. local time via BadflowerMusic.com. […] Read More



Woman uses Linkin Park lyrics to help stop man from jumping off overpass

ABC Digital  ·  July 30, 2019

ABC/Randy HolmesThe words of Linkin Park may have helped stop a man from ending his life. Cristina Settanni was driving down the State Road 408 expressway in Orlando, Florida when she noticed a man sitting on the ledge of an overpass, looking like he was about to jump. In a video posted by Florida’s Orange […] Read More



Slipknot has 15 songs left over from "We Are Not Your Kind" sessions

ABC Digital  ·  July 30, 2019

ABC/Randy HolmesSlipknot‘s Shawn “Clown” Crahan has revealed that the masked metallers have a batch of extra material left over after finishing their upcoming new album, We Are Not Your Kind. “There’s another 15 songs that didn’t make the cut,” Crahan tells Kerrang! “There’s at least seven or eight songs that are recorded, with vocals, that did […] Read More



Listen to new Iggy Pop song, "James Bond"

ABC Digital  ·  July 30, 2019

ABC/Randy HolmesHis name’s Pop. Iggy Pop. The Godfather of Punk has premiered a new song called “James Bond.” The track, which is available now for digital download, features vocals from Faith Vern of the English band PINS, and trumpets from jazz musician Leron Thomas. “James Bond” will be featured on Pop’s upcoming album Free, due […] Read More



Rob Zombie guitarist John 5 experiments with EDM, bluegrass & more on new solo album, "Invasion"

ABC Digital  ·  July 30, 2019

Credit: Rob FennIn addition to playing with artists including Rob Zombie and Marilyn Manson, guitarist John 5 has his own solo career, which continues with the new album Invasion. Speaking to ABC Radio, John says Invasion goes in a whole lot of directions. “I was walking by my son’s room, and he’s always playing this […] Read More