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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…

Jack White drops new video for new song “Fear of the Dawn”

Jack White has two new albums arriving this year. The first is Fear of the Dawn, which is out April 8. Following the previously shared rollout single “Taking Me Back,” he’s shared the title track from the album. “Fear of the Dawn” arrives with a new video that White directed himself. Watch it below. White recently shared another single…

Eddie Vedder Drops New Solo Album ‘Earthling’

“Earthling” is Vedder’s third solo album, and first since 2011’s “Ukulele Songs.” The Pearl Jam frontman’s new album dropped at the stroke of midnight via Seattle Surf/Republic Records, and features the previously-released tracks “Long Way,” “The Haves,” “Brother The Cloud” and a collaboration with Elton John, on “Picture.” Vedder’s latest musical journey is made possible with support from…

Weezer Announce 2022 Release Dates for *FOUR* new albums

In a tweet that Rivers Cuomo said was “not confirmed with any record company or manager,” the frontman of Weezer announced the release dates for four upcoming albums. The SZNS cycle will debut with Spring on March 20th and continue with Summer on June 20th, Fall on September 22nd, and Winter on December 21st. While four albums in one year sure sounds like a lot, Weezer are no stranger to prolific…

Nine Inch Nails Announce 2022 U.S. Tour

Nine Inch Nails have announced a U.S. tour that will find them playing their first live shows since 2018. The tour kicks off in Raleigh, North Carolina in April and includes appearances at the Shaky Knees Festival in Atlanta and the inaugural Primavera Sound Los Angeles. The tour is currently scheduled to wrap up with a show in…

Liam Gallagher Shares New Song Co-Written by Foo Fighters’ Dave Grohl

Liam Gallagher has released a new song, “Everything’s Electric,” co-written by and featuring drums from Foo Fighters’ Dave Grohl. The single is produced by Greg Kurstin, who worked with Gallagher on the former Oasis singer’s first two solo albums. Listen below. According to a press release, “Everything’s Electric” takes cues from Beastie Boys’ “Sabotage” and the Rolling Stones’ “Gimme Shelter.”…