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Led Zeppelin members reunite to check out progress on band’s official 50th anniversary photo book

ABC Digital  ·  June 8, 2018

The surviving members of Led Zeppelin reunited recently, but it wasn't to rock and roll. Robert Plant, Jimmy Page and John Paul Jones came together to check out the working draft of their upcoming book, Led Zeppelin by Led Zeppelin, which will be published this October in celebration of the 50th anniversary of the band's formation. A pho... Read More

Smashing Pumpkins’ original lineup release first new music in 18 years

ABC Digital  ·  June 8, 2018

Siamese Dreams do come true, if you're a Smashing Pumpkins fan. The original lineup of the band -- or three-quarters of it, anyway -- today released its first new music in 18 years. As previously teased by singer Billy Corgan, the name of the track is "Solara." It's got the Pumpkins' unmistakable sound, supported by distorted guitars and... Read More

Tremonti’s new album “A Dying Machine” tells an “emotional” story about the “anguish” of artificial intelligence

ABC Digital  ·  June 8, 2018

Tremonti's new album A Dying Machine tells a sci-fi story about a near future where "humans and fabricated beings called 'vessels' are trying to co-exist." While that may sound a lot like Westworld, frontman Mark Tremonti has never seen the hit HBO show. In fact, he's not even a big sci-fi fan and doesn't like listening to conce... Read More

Megadeth shares remastered “The Skull Beneath the Skin” from “Killing Is My Business” reissue; Mustaine talks Metallica’s shelved “No Life ’til Leather” reissue

ABC Digital  ·  May 25, 2018

Megadeth has shared a remastered recording of the track "The Skull Beneath the Skin," which will be included on the upcoming reissue of the thrash band's 1985 debut album, Killing Is My Business...and Business is Good!. You can listen to the track now via Dubbed The Final Kill, the Killing Is My Business reissue includes t... Read More

Primus to “cool-out for awhile” after Mastodon tour

ABC Digital  ·  May 25, 2018

Primus is currently on tour with Mastodon, and if you were on the fence about hitting a show, Les Claypool has some information that may help sway your mind. According to the bassist/vocalist, the Mastodon trek will be "the last Primus run for a bit." "We will need to cool-out for awhile, recharge and work on our nunchaku skills," Claypo... Read More

Metallica donates $5K to food bank on first Day of Service

ABC Digital  ·  May 24, 2018

Wednesday, Metallica held their first Day of Service, a country-wide volunteering effort in coordination with the band's All Within My Hands charity foundation. In addition to the many fans who participated by volunteering at their local food banks, the metal legends themselves donated $5,000 to the San Francisco-Marin Food Bank. Drummer... Read More

New Stone Temple Pilots singer Jeff Gutt wants to embody the “fearlessness” of STP’s past vocalists

ABC Digital  ·  May 23, 2018

Stone Temple Pilots are currently on tour in support of their new, self-titled album, their first with lead singer Jeff Gutt. Speaking with ABC Radio, Gutt -- a former X Factor contestant -- describes his approach to performing the songs once sung by the late Scott Weiland and Chester Bennington. "I just try to stick with the sentiment o... Read More

Watch A Perfect Circle’s 2-D hologram video for “TalkTalk”

ABC Digital  ·  May 23, 2018

The deluxe box set version of A Perfect Circle's new album Eat the Elephant is accompanied by what's billed as the first "hologram album" -- a 58-minute, 360-degree visual projection that plays alongside the music. In case you didn't drop the $125 for the collection, APC has shared a two-dimensional version of the visual that accompanies th... Read More

Watch Metallica’s James Hetfield play the riff from Ghost’s “Cirice”

ABC Digital  ·  May 23, 2018

Metallica's James Hetfield showed off his love for Ghost in a recent video for the band's Fifth Member fan club. In the clip, captured and posted to YouTube, Hetfield plays the guitar riff for the Swedish metallers' Grammy-winning single, "Cirice." Hetfield isn't the only Metallica member who's a fan of Ghost: guitarist Kirk Hammett show... Read More

Dave Grohl doesn’t want to run for president; does find “new meanings” in Nirvana’s lyrics

ABC Digital  ·  May 23, 2018

Dave Grohl may be known as the nicest guy in rock, but the Foo Fighters frontman has no desire to parlay that title into politics. "[Foo drummer] Taylor [Hawkins] and I talked about this the other day," Grohl tells British GQ. "He said, 'You need to be president and run for office.' F*** that. And that's my quote, right there... Read More