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Static-X bassist explains controversial masked singer: "We wanted the focus to be on the band"

ABC Digital  ·  May 21, 2019

Credit: Matt Zane PhotographyThis summer, three-fourths of the original Static-X lineup will launch a tour celebrating the 20th anniversary of their 1999 debut album Wisconsin Death Trip and to pay tribute to their late frontman, Wayne Static. To do that, they’ve enlisted a mystery singer, referred to only as “Xer0,” who will be wearing a […] Read More



Watch Foo Fighters play "My Hero" with Pauly Shore at Sonic Temple festival

ABC Digital  ·  May 20, 2019

ABC/Travis BellFoo Fighters‘ headlining set at the Sonic Temple festival Sunday night featured a surprise appearance from comedian Pauly Shore, who joined the band during their performance of “My Hero.” While on stage, Shore wore a t-shirt featuring a photo of his father, Comedy Store co-founder Sammy Shore, who died over the weekend at age […] Read More



I Prevail, Falling in Reverse & more playing A Day to Remember's Self Help Fests

ABC Digital  ·  May 20, 2019

Courtesy of Fearless RecordsA Day to Remember has announced the lineups for the 2019 Self Help Fest, taking place September 7 in Worcester, Massachusetts and October 12 in San Bernardino, California. Falling in Reverse and FEVER 333 will play the Worcester event, while I Prevail, Beartooth and Periphery are on the San Bernardino bill. ADtR […] Read More



Listen to System of a Down's Serj Tankian sing "Game of Thrones" song "The Rains of Castamere"

ABC Digital  ·  May 20, 2019

WaterTower Music System of a Down frontman Serj Tankian has recorded his take on Game of Thrones song “The Rains of Castamere,” included on the soundtrack for the HBO fantasy epic’s final season, which concluded Sunday night. In the books on which Game of Thrones is based, “The Rains of Castamere” is a folk song […] Read More



Kurt Cobain's final photo shoot sweater sells for $75K

ABC Digital  ·  May 20, 2019

Credit: Julien’s AuctionsSomeone paid $75,000 to own the sweater Kurt Cobain wore in his final photo shoot. Cobain wore the sweater, a green acrylic and mohair cardigan with a geometric pattern design, when photographer Jesse Frohman took his photo in the summer of 1993 for the upcoming Nirvana album, In Utero. The grunge icon died […] Read More



Watch Serj Tankian and Tom Morello perform Audioslave's "Like a Stone" in honor of Chris Cornell

ABC Digital  ·  May 20, 2019

ABC/Randy HolmesTom Morello invited System of a Down‘s Serj Tankian on stage to help pay tribute to the late Chris Cornell during the Rage Against the Machine guitarist’s solo set at last weekend’s Sonic Temple festival. Tankian joined Morello for a performance of the Audioslave track “Like a Stone.” You can watch fan-filmed footage of […] Read More



Incubus plans to release new single "very soon"

ABC Digital  ·  May 20, 2019

ABC/Randy HolmesIncubus may be looking back with their upcoming Make Yourself 20th anniversary tour, but they’re also looking forward to new material. Speaking to The Hundreds, frontman Brandon Boyd says the band has “been writing for the past few months,” and plan on releasing a new single “very soon.” “We’re pretty stoked about it,” Boyd […] Read More



Slipknot's Shawn Crahan mourns daughter's death

ABC Digital  ·  May 19, 2019

L-R: Gabrielle Crahan, Shawn “Clown” Crahan and wife Chantel Crahan at the 2014 Grammy awards; Axelle/Bauer-Griffin/FilmMagicTerribly sad news from Slipknot‘s Shawn “Clown” Crahan and his family. “It is with a broken heart, and from a place of the deepest pain, that I have to inform all of you that my youngest daughter, Gabrielle, passed away […] Read More



Watch now: Slipknot brings "Unsainted" and "All Out Life" to "Kimmel"

ABC Digital  ·  May 18, 2019

Credit: Alexandria Crahan-ConwaySlipknot stopped by ABC’s Jimmy Kimmel Live! Friday night to perform the TV debut of their new single “Unsainted,” the lead track off their upcoming album, We Are Not Your Kind. For a web exclusive, the masked metallers also brought out their standalone single “All Out Life,” which dropped last Halloween. While “All […] Read More



Listen to Mastodon's cover of "Stairway to Heaven" in honor of late manager

ABC Digital  ·  May 17, 2019

ABC/Randy HolmesFor Record Store Day last month, Mastodon released a cover of the Led Zeppelin classic “Stairway to Heaven,” which they recorded in honor of their late manager, Nick John. If you couldn’t get your hands on the physical single, you can download it now via digital outlets. The vinyl single also included a live […] Read More