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LINKIN PARK's MIKE SHINODA To Release 'Dropped Frames Vol. 2' Album On Friday; Track Listing Revealed

LINKIN PARK's Mike Shinoda will release the second installment of his "Dropped Frames" album series on Friday, July 31. Earlier today, Shinoda revealed the "Dropped Frames Vol. 2" track listing via his social media. It is as follows: 01. Transitions 02. Crystalina 03. Julio's Revenge 04. Isolation Bird (featuring Money Mark) 05. Side Scrolling 06. ...

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MASTODON To Release New Single, 'Fallen Torches', This Friday; 'Medium Rarities' Compilation Due In September

Atlanta progressive metallers MASTODON will release a new single, "Fallen Torches", on Friday, July 31. The track is taken from what appears to be a new rarities compilation titled "Medium Rarities", which is scheduled to arrive on September 11. A short "Fallen Torches" preview is available on the lightthetorch.mastodonrocks.com web site. ...

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THE PRETTY RECKLESS's 'Heaven Knows' Certified Platinum In U.S.

THE PRETTY RECKLESS's "Heaven Knows" single was certified platinum by the RIAA (Recording Industry Association Of America) on July 15 for accumulating 1 million certified units. According to the RIAA, one equivalent song unit is equal to a single digital song sale, or 150 on-demand audio and/or video streams. "Heaven Knows" originally appeared on THE ...

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METALLICA's LARS ULRICH Has No Regrets About 'St. Anger' Snare Drum Sound: 'I Stand Behind It A Hundred Percent'

During an appearance earlier today (Wednesday, July 29) on SiriusXM's "Trunk Nation With Eddie Trunk", METALLICA drummer Lars Ulrich defended the band's controversial 2003 album "St. Anger", which was criticized by many fans for its lack of guitar solos, extended riffs, its raw production and the thin drum sound. Asked if he stands behins the ...

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JEFFERSON STARSHIP Releases Music Video For 'It's About Time'

Legendary rock band JEFFERSON STARSHIP — featuring David Freiberg, Donny Baldwin, Cathy Richardson, Chris Smith and Jude Gold — has recently released its new single, "It's About Time", and now they are proud to bring you the official music video, which premiered overnight on Rolling Stone. The group also announced the release of its new ...

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JEREMY SPENCER Says 'It Wasn't Tough' To Leave FIVE FINGER DEATH PUNCH: 'I Knew It Was The Perfect Time For The Exit'

Former FIVE FINGER DEATH PUNCH drummer Jeremy Spencer was interviewed for the latest episode of the "Talk Toomey" podcast, hosted by former PRIMER 55 bassist Joshua Toomey. You can now listen to the chat below. A few excerpts follow (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On whether it was "tough" for him to leave FIVE FINGER DEATH PUNCH ...

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DEEP PURPLE's IAN PAICE Unboxes 'Whoosh!' Box Set (Video)

Legendary rockers DEEP PURPLE will release their new album, "Whoosh!", on August 7 via earMUSIC. The LP was once again helmed by Canadian producer Bob Ezrin (KISS, PINK FLOYD, ALICE COOPER), who also worked on the band's last two studio albums, 2017's "Infinite" and 2013's "Now What?!" Together they created the most versatile album in ...

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TOUCHÉ AMORÉ To Release 'Lament' Album In October

Los Angeles post-hardcore band TOUCHÉ AMORÉ will release its fifth studio album, "Lament", on October 9 via Epitaph. Since its formation in 2007, TOUCHÉ AMORÉ has been burrowing through angst, alienation, cancer, and death throughout four adored studio albums. After over a decade of working through darkness, "Lament" finds the light at the end of ...

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MARILYN MANSON To Release New Album 'We Are Chaos' In September; Video For Title Track Available

Marilyn Manson will release his eleventh studio album, "We Are Chaos", on September 11 Via Loma Vista Recordings. Produced by Grammy Award winner Shooter Jennings (Brandi Carlile, Tanya Tucker) and Manson, the ten-track opus was written, recorded, and finished before a pandemic blanketed us all. Manson heralds the record's arrival with the title track and ...

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COREY TAYLOR Announces 'CMFT' Solo Album, Unveils First Two Songs

SLIPKNOT and STONE SOUR frontman Corey Taylor will release his debut solo album, "CMFT", on October 2 via Roadrunner Records. The first two singles from the effort, "CMFT Must Be Stopped", accompanied by a wrestling-themed music video, and "Black Eyes Blue", have been unveiled and can be seen/heard below. "CMFT Must Be Stopped" features hip-hop ...

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Watch Reunited SISTER SIN Perform Live In Rehearsal

The "classic" lineup of the Swedish heavy rock band SISTER SIN took part in a "Raw & Mean From Rehearsal" livestream on June 13. Liv Jagrell (vocals), Jimmy Hiltula (guitar), Andreas Strandh (bass) and Dave Sundberg (drums) ran through a 13-song set that focused heavily on SISTER SIN's 2010 album "True Sound Of The Underground" ...

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Ex-BLACK SABBATH Singer TONY MARTIN Says His New Solo Album Is Everything He Could Have Wished For

Former BLACK SABBATH singer Tony Martin recently signed with Battlegod Productions and Dark Star Records for the release of his long-awaited new solo album. Battlegod will handle distribution in Australia, Asia, Europe and Japan, while Dark Star will handle distribution in all of North and South America, including both physical and streaming. Among the guest ...

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GUNS N' ROSES Announces July 2021 North American Tour Dates

The rescheduled dates for GUNS N' ROSES' North American stadium tour have been announced. The nearly two-month-long trek, which was scheduled to launch on July 4 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin and run through August 26 on Missoula, Montana, was postponed in May due to the coronavirus pandemic which is sweeping the globe. The new tour, which ...

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MARILYN MANSON To Release 'We Are Chaos' Single Tomorrow

Marilyn Manson's new single, "We Are Chaos", will make its online debut tomorrow (Wednesday, July 29) at 9 a.m. PDT / 12 p.m. EDT. Earlier today, the shock rocker tweeted out what appears to be the single's cover artwork, along with the caption: "Wednesday 9am PST" Manson's new track will arrive less than two weeks ...

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CHERIE CURRIE: 'Our Leaders Are Not Doing A Very Good Job Of Protecting People's Businesses' During The Pandemic

1970s icon and ex-THE RUNAWAYS singer Cherie Currie has weighed in on the face mask debate, saying that everyone should "absolutely" wear masks during a pandemic. Currie addressed the hot-button issue as lawmakers push harder for their constituents to wear face masks to limit the spread of coronavirus. Months after his own advisers recommended it, ...

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