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Garbage delays release of ‘beautifulgarbage’ reissue

ABC Digital  ·  September 22, 2021

UMe Garbage has delayed the release date for the band’s upcoming beautifulgarbage 20th anniversary reissue. Originally due out October 1, the package is now set to arrive November 5 due to “recent vinyl production issues.” “We apologize for the delay and any disappointment caused but deeply appreciate your patience,” Garbage says. Following the alt rock […] Read More

We’ve got his song: Weezer’s ‘Pinkerton’ turns 25

ABC Digital  ·  September 22, 2021

Geffen Records Weezer‘s Pinkerton turns 25 this week. The sophomore effort from Rivers Cuomo and company was released September 24, 1996. Initially a critical and commercial flop upon its debut, Pinkerton has since become one of Weezer’s most beloved and acclaimed albums. Coming off the heels of their surprise hit 1994 self-titled debut, aka the […] Read More

“It’s such a pandemic album”: Badflower’s Josh Katz previews upcoming ‘This Is How the World Ends’ record

ABC Digital  ·  September 21, 2021

Credit: Jordan Wolfbauer If you couldn’t tell from the title of Badflower‘s upcoming album This Is How the World Ends, frontman Josh Katz was very much influenced by the COVID-19 pandemic. “It’s really observational,” Katz tells ABC Audio of the record. “It’s such a pandemic album, [that’s] the only way I can describe it.” Faced […] Read More

Shinedown’s Smith & Myers announce tour dates

ABC Digital  ·  September 20, 2021

Credit: Paris Visone Shinedown‘s Brent Smith and Zach Myers have announced a tour with their Smith & Myers side project. The run will kick off November 30 in Memphis, Tennessee, and will wrap up December 18 in Cincinnati, Ohio. Tickets go on sale this Friday, September 24, at 10 a.m. local time. For the full […] Read More

Making GNR’s ‘Use Your Illusion’ two different albums was Axl Rose’s “genius moment,” says Matt Sorum

ABC Digital  ·  September 20, 2021

Geffen Records/Universal Music Last week, Guns N’ Roses‘ albums Use Your Illusion 1 & 2 marked their 30th anniversaries.  While former GNR drummer Matt Sorum told ABC Audio that it was Axl Rose‘s idea to release two albums simultaneously, he’s now explained to Rolling Stone exactly why Rose came up with the idea, which he […] Read More

Metallica announces surprise Chicago show

ABC Digital  ·  September 20, 2021

ABC/Randy Holmes Following last week’s surprise San Francisco concert, Metallica has announced another intimate, last-minute show. Tonight, the metal legends will play the 1,100-capacity Metro club in Chicago. Tickets will cost just $20 and will only be available in-person at the venue. Proof of full COVID-19 vaccination is required. You can start lining up at […] Read More

Pearl Jam adds ex-RHCP guitarist Josh Klinghoffer to live lineup

ABC Digital  ·  September 20, 2021

Credit: Danny Clinch Over the weekend, Pearl Jam played their first full live show in three years at the Sea.Hear.Now Festival in New Jersey. Not only did it give the grunge icons their first chance to debut new songs from their 2020 album Gigaton, the set allowed them to introduce the newest member of their […] Read More

Metallica’s ‘Black Album’ re-enters top 10 on ‘Billboard’ 200

ABC Digital  ·  September 20, 2021

Blackened Recordings Night is once again entering the Billboard 200 top 10, courtesy of Metallica. The metal legends’ 1991 self-titled record, aka The Black Album, finds itself at number nine on the chart following its 30th anniversary reissue earlier this month. According to Billboard, The Black Album last visited the Billboard 200 top 10 more […] Read More

Dave Grohl announces live ’The Storyteller’ book tour

ABC Digital  ·  September 20, 2021

Dey Street Books/Simon & Schuster Dave Grohl has announced a book tour in support of his upcoming memoir, The Storyteller. The live and in-person events will take place September 27 in London, October 5 in New York City, October 7 in Washington, D.C. and October 12 and 13 in Los Angeles. For more info, visit […] Read More

Shinedown’s next album will be more “in-your-face” and “punk rock”

ABC Digital  ·  September 20, 2021

Credit: Sanjay Parikh Get ready for an “evolution of sound” from Shinedown. That’s how frontman Brent Smith describes the band’s upcoming seventh studio, the follow-up to 2018’s ATTENTION ATTENTION. “It’s not like any of the other six,” Smith tells ABC Audio. “This is a new thing.” Smith adds that the record is “super dense, but […] Read More