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Duff McKagan premieres video for solo song "Don't Look Behind You"

ABC Digital  ·  August 13, 2019

UMeDuff McKagan has released the video for “Don’t Look Behind You,” the closing track from his new solo album, Tenderness. The clip captures the Guns N’ Roses and Velvet Revolver bassist performing the tune during a recent show at the El Rey Theatre in Los Angeles. McKagan’s backing band includes country artist Shooter Jennings, who […] Read More



Mike Patton band Mr. Bungle announces 2020 reunion shows

ABC Digital  ·  August 13, 2019

Randy Holmes/ABC via Getty ImagesMr. Bungle is back is business. The group, one of many bands to feature the ever-prolific Faith No More frontman Mike Patton, will reunite in 2020 to play their first shows in nearly 20 years. The dates include stops in Los Angeles on February 7, San Francisco February 8, and New […] Read More



Tool's "Fear Inoculum" is the longest song to ever chart on the "Billboard" Hot 100

ABC Digital  ·  August 13, 2019

Credit: Travis ShinnWho else besides Tool could chart on the Billboard Hot 100 with a song that’s over 10 minutes long? Apparently, literally no one else ever. According to Billboard, the band’s new single “Fear Inoculum,” their first in 13 years, has debuted at number 93 on the Hot 100. At 10 minutes and 21 […] Read More



RHCP's Flea to release "Acid for the Children" memoir in November

ABC Digital  ·  August 13, 2019

Grand Central PublishingRed Hot Chili Peppers bassist Flea‘s long-in-the-works memoir Acid for the Children will finally be released on November 5. The book, which will feature a foreword by Patti Smith, follows the story of Flea’s life, including “all the dizzying highs and the gutter lows you’d want from an L.A. street rat-turned-world-famous rock star.” […] Read More



Tom DeLonge feels playing Blink-182 music to aliens would "start an interplanetary war"

ABC Digital  ·  August 13, 2019

Credit: LeAnn MuellerTom DeLonge‘s work in the fields of both music and UFO research is well-documented, but here’s a subject he hasn’t focused on: What would happen if he played an alien some of his music? In an interview with NME, DeLonge was asked, given the chance, if he would play an extra-terrestrial life form […] Read More



Raining motor oil: Slayer sponsoring NASCAR race car

ABC Digital  ·  August 12, 2019

Credit: Martin JausllerSlayer has teamed up with the Rick Ware Racing NASCAR team to sponsor a car in an upcoming race. The thrash band’s iconic logo will adorn the hood of the No. 54 Chevrolet, which will be driven by NASCAR racer JJ Yeley. “NASCAR racing and Slayer have a lot in common,” says guitarist […] Read More



Tool's "Ænima" returns to top 10 on "Billboard" 200 following digital release

ABC Digital  ·  August 12, 2019

Credit: Travis ShinnOver 20 years later, Tool‘s sophomore album Ænima is back in the top 10 on the Billboard 200. The 1996 record — which, along with the rest of Tool’s back catalog, was finally released to digital and streaming services earlier this month — re-enters the chart at number 10 with 33,000 equivalent album […] Read More



Tenacious D confirms collaboration with Jack White: "It was magical"

ABC Digital  ·  August 12, 2019

ABC/Randy HolmesTenacious D has confirmed that a collaboration with Jack White did indeed happen. In a video titled “Jack Gray” — Jack White + Jack Black = Jack Gray — the D shares how they visited the White Stripes frontman at his Third Man Records studio in Nashville. Following the tour, Black and his band […] Read More



Life of Agony announces new album, "The Sound of Scars"; listen to song "Scars" now

ABC Digital  ·  August 9, 2019

Napalm RecordsLife of Agony will release a new album titled The Sound of Scars on October 11. The record, the follow-up to 2017’s A Place Where There’s No More Pain, is described as a sequel to Life of Agony’s 1993 debut, River Runs Red. “By far, this is the best Life of Agony record you’ve heard […] Read More



It'll leave you breathless: I Prevail's Taylor Swift cover certified platinum

ABC Digital  ·  August 9, 2019

Courtesy of Fearless RecordsI Prevail‘s breakout cover of Taylor Swift‘s 2014 hit “Blank Space” has been certified platinum by the RIAA for sales of one million units. Included on the 2014 Punk Goes Pop, Vol. 6 compilation, I Prevail’s version of “Blank Space” was also released as its own single, and peaked in the top […] Read More