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Surviving Static-X members detail Wayne Static tribute tour

ABC Digital  ·  January 22, 2019

The surviving members of Static-X's original lineup -- bassist Tony Campos, guitarist Koichi Fukuda and drummer Ken Jay -- have announced a reunion tour in remembrance of their late frontman Wayne Static, who died in 2014. The trek launches June 18 in Tempe, Arizona, and will wrap up July 27 in Las Vegas. For ticket info, visit Du... Read More

Don’t Stop Me Now: “Bohemian Rhapsody” scores five Oscar nominations

ABC Digital  ·  January 22, 2019

After rocking audiences around the world, Bohemian Rhapsody will rock the Oscars next month. The Queen biopic scored five Oscar nominations Tuesday morning, including Best Picture and Best Actor for Rami Malek, who plays the band's late, legendary singer Freddie Mercury.  It also received nods for Editing, Sound Editing and Sound Mixing... Read More

Bring Me the Horizon’s Oli Sykes shares heartbreaking story behind “Amo” track “I Don’t Know What to Say”

ABC Digital  ·  January 22, 2019

Bring Me the Horizon may be exploring poppier sounds on their upcoming new album Amo, but the subject matter has stayed heavy. For example, the album's closing track, "I Don't Know What to Say," is about a childhood friend of frontman Oli Sykes named Aidan, who died from cancer. "I spent a good chunk of my childhood with [Aidan]," Sykes tell... Read More

Pearl Jam’s Mike McCready launching “Infinite Color & Sound” art and music exhibition

ABC Digital  ·  January 21, 2019

Pearl Jam guitarist Mike McCready has teamed up with New York and Seattle-based artist Kate Neckel to launch a new exhibition titled Infinite Color & Sound Presents: Sway. Described as a "collaborative visual art and music project," the exhibit will include collages, sculptures, paintings, drawings and musical performances. Infinite Color... Read More

Beartooth is locked and loaded in new “You Never Know” video

ABC Digital  ·  January 17, 2019

Beartooth has premiered the video for "You Never Know," a track from the band's new album Disease. The clip cuts between the Ohio rockers delivering a powerful performance of the song, and footage of the band members readying weapons to take on a mysterious enemy. You can watch it now on YouTube. Beartooth is currently on tour in Euro... Read More

Blink-182 working on new song with The Chainsmokers

ABC Digital  ·  January 17, 2019

Blink-182 has a new song with The Chainsmokers in the works. The hit-making DJ duo announced the news in a tweet Wednesday night, writing that they "just did a session with blink182 and wrote an amazing song." "We can die happy now," they added. Blink bassist/vocalist Mark Hoppus then confirmed the collaborating, tweeting, "It's true.... Read More

Queen celebrations organized to mark the release of the “Bohemian Rhapsody” home video

ABC Digital  ·  January 17, 2019

In honor of the upcoming home video release of the acclaimed Queen biopic Bohemian Rhapsody, special celebrations are being organized across the U.S. and via social media. Firstly, a double-decker bus dubbed the Rock Like Queen Tour Bus will visit select cities in the coming weeks offering fans the chance to jump onboard and sing some of... Read More

Chester Bennington makes posthumous appearance on “Billboard” chart thanks to collab with Lamb of God guitarist

ABC Digital  ·  January 17, 2019

Chester Bennington is back on the Billboard charts thanks to "Cross Off," his posthumous collaboration with Lamb of God guitarist Mark Morton. The track, which features vocals from the late Linkin Park frontman, bows at number 18 on the Hard Rock Digital Song Sales chart. News of the collaboration broke in April 2017, three months bef... Read More

Red Hot Chili Peppers to perform under the pyramids in Giza, Egypt

ABC Digital  ·  January 16, 2019

Forget the bridge -- Red Hot Chili Peppers will be performing under the shadow of the pyramids when they play a show in Egypt this spring. The concert takes place on March 15, and will find the California rockers literally performing in front of the Great Pyramids of Giza. If you're the kind of person who'd be able to attend a Chili P... Read More

Tom Morello guests on new album from Frank Carter & the Rattlesnakes

ABC Digital  ·  January 16, 2019

Tom Morello will lend his shredding chops to End of Suffering, a new album from English punk band Frank Carter & the Rattlesnakes. The Rage Against the Machine and Prophets of Rage guitarist guests on a song magnificently titled "Tyrant Lizard King." You'll get to hear it when End of Suffering is released on May 3. Carter and More... Read More