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Alice in Chains, Breaking Benjamin, and Bush Team Up for 2022 US Tour

Alice in Chains, Breaking Benjamin, and Bush Team Up for 2022 US Tour

The 30-city outing will run from early August through early October Alice in Chains and Breaking Benjamin have announced a co-headlining 2022 US tour, with special guests Bush. The 30-city trek will run for two months from early August through early October. The outing kicks off in Breaking Benjamin’s home state of Pennsylvania with an August 10th show in…

How You Can Help The People Of Ukraine

How You Can Help The People Of Ukraine

We continue to watch in horror as Russian troops, unprovoked and without regard for human life,  increase their assault on the innocent people of Ukraine. The devastation is beyond belief. Innocent families and children are being uprooted from their homes, and hundreds of others have already been killed as a result of the non-stop bombing.…

Live Nation to Cease All Business in Russia

Live Nation to Cease All Business in Russia

“Live Nation joins the world in strongly condemning Russia’s invasion of Ukraine” Live Nation has announced that it will no longer promote concerts or conduct any business in Russia, NPR reports. “Live Nation joins the world in strongly condemning Russia’s invasion of Ukraine,” reads the company’s statement. “We will not promote shows in Russia, and we will not…

Foals Announce New Album Life Is Yours

Foals Announce New Album Life Is Yours

The video for their new single “2am,” was filmed in Kyiv with a Ukrainian crew Foals have announced a new album. Life Is Yours is out June 17 (via ADA/Warner UK Ltd.). The new album is the follow-up to the band’s two-part 2019 album Everything Not Saved Will Be Lost. It features the singles “Wake Me Up” and “2am,” a song…

Listen to the Song Billie Eilish and Finneas Wrote for Pixar Movie Turning Red.

Listen to the Song Billie Eilish and Finneas Wrote for Pixar Movie Turning Red.

“Nobody Like U” is performed by 4*Town, a fictional boy band featuring Finneas Turning Red is a new Disney and Pixar film that gets released on Disney+ on March 11. The movie features a fictional boy band called 4*Town, whose members include Finneas. In addition to being a band member, Finneas produced 4*Town’s new song “Nobody Like U,” co-written…

Florence and the Machine Drops Video for New Song “King”

Florence and the Machine Drops Video for New Song “King”

Florence and the Machine have released a new single called “King.” It arrived this week with a new music video directed by Autumn de Wilde (who directed 2020’s Emma). Watch it below. Florence Welch discussed the new song in a statement: As an artist, I never actually thought about my gender that much. I just got on with it.…

Smashing Pumpkins Announce “Rock Invasion 2” Tour Dates

Smashing Pumpkins Announce “Rock Invasion 2” Tour Dates

The Smashing Pumpkins have announced 2022 dates for their “Rock Invasion 2 Tour.” Though the tour shares the same name as the band’s postponed 2020 trek, many of the original dates have not been rescheduled. Instead, the Pumpkins will play shows in cities such as Tucson, Oklahoma City, New Orleans, Birmingham, Greensboro, and Columbus over the course…

Foo Fighters Drop NSFW Redband Trailer For Studio 666.

Foo Fighters Drop NSFW Redband Trailer For Studio 666.

Foo Fighters have unveiled the red band trailer for their upcoming horror film, Studio 666, exclusively via Consequence today (February 18th). Watch it below. Dave Grohl sets the hilariously NSFW stage immediately as he stumbles over the clip’s introduction in a profanity-laced montage of takes. “It’s our true pleasure to show you the unfiltered, un-f*cking-forgettable trailer for our new…

Tame Impala Drops New Song “The Boat I Row”

Tame Impala Drops New Song “The Boat I Row”

A previously unreleased track from their collection of The Slow Rush B-sides and remixes Tame Impala have released their deluxe box set edition of The Slow Rush, which comes with a previously unreleased B-side called “The Boat I Row.” Listen to the new song below. The collection also includes the previously shared song “No Choice,” “Patience,” and remixes from artists including Four…

Third Eye Blind Just Announced a 2022 Tour with Taking Back Sunday!

Third Eye Blind Just Announced a 2022 Tour with Taking Back Sunday!

Third Eye Blind are celebrating their 25th year as a band in style by going on a tour with fellow alt rock veterans Taking Back Sunday. Called “Summer Gods: 25 Years in the Blind,” the summer US trek will also feature Aussie rockers Hockey Dad as openers. Kicking off on June 22nd in Troutdale, Oregon, the joint tour will…