Music

The Edge Likes Cage the Elephant, Doesn't Get Appeal of Neutral Milk Hotel


Image Courtesy of Shahar AzranIt's a beautiful day for any band when The Edge sings your praises. This time, the lucky group is Cage the Elephant.The U2 guitarist attended Coachella earlier this year, and he counts the Kentucky quartet's performance there as one of his favorite sets from the festival."The band that I liked at Coachella was Cage the Elephant. Their commitment to the performance really blew so much of the other stuff away," he tells Rolling Stone. "They really did own it in a way that few other artists did."The Edge also lists Pixies, Broken Bells, rap duo Outkast and dubstep master Skrillex as acts he enjoyed at the festival. One band that he didn't really get, though, was cult indie band Neutral Milk Hotel."Neutral Milk Hotel, you know them? If you were sort of one of the faithful, you could sort of get excited about it. It didn't really have a universal appeal at all. And that might be its appeal," he says.For his part, Bono added that he likes the band Future Islands."That song, 'Seasons'? A miracle, that is," he says.Follow --ABCNewsRadio!function(d,s,id){var js,fjs=d.getElementsByTagName(s)[0];if(!d.getElementById(id)){js=d.createElement(s);js.id=id;js.src="http://platform.twitter.com/widgets.js";fjs.parentNode.insertBefore(js,fjs);}}(document,"script","twitter-wjs");Copyright 2014 ABC News Radio

Angels & Airwaves Release New Single, "The Wolfpack"


Image Courtesy of Johnny BuzzerioAfter releasing "Paralyzed" earlier this month, a preview track of their upcoming album The Dream Walker, Angels & Airwaves have unveiled the record's first official single, "The Wolfpack." You can stream the song now via SpinMedia.The Dream Walker, AVA's fifth studio album, features Tom DeLonge joining forces with Nine Inch Nails multi-instrumentalist Ilan Rubin, and his influence certainly stands out on "The Wolfpack," giving the song a certain NIN vibe.In addition to the album, the entire The Dream Walker project will consist of an animated short film, a comic book series, novels, and a feature-length live action film, all centered around a character of DeLonge and Rubin's creation named Poet Anderson. The trailer for the animated short film, entitled Poet Anderson: The Dream Walker, was released last week, and will premiere during the 2014 Toronto International Short Film Festival, taking place November 12-14.The Dream Walker album will be released December 9.Follow --ABCNewsRadio !function(d,s,id){var js,fjs=d.getElementsByTagName(s)[0];if(!d.getElementById(id)){js=d.createElement(s);js.id=id;js.src="http://platform.twitter.com/widgets.js";fjs.parentNode.insertBefore(js,fjs);}}(document,"script","twitter-wjs");Copyright 2014 ABC News Radio

Foo Fighters' "Congregation" Released in Full


Image Courtesy of Roswell Records/RCA RecordsA thirty-second clip of the new Foo Fighters song "Congregation" surfaced online Thursday. Today, the band has released the full version of the Nashville-inspired track on their YouTube page."Congregation" was recorded in Music City's Southern Ground recording studio and features contributions from country star Zac Brown. You may remember Brown previously collaborated with Dave Grohl and company on a cover of Black Sabbath's "War Pigs" during the Foo Fighters' week-long residency on The Late Show with David LettermanThe Nashville episode of Foo Fighters: Sonic Highways, the third installment of the series, airs tonight at 11 p.m. ET. The Sonic Highways album's out November 10.Follow --ABCNewsRadio !function(d,s,id){var js,fjs=d.getElementsByTagName(s)[0];if(!d.getElementById(id)){js=d.createElement(s);js.id=id;js.src="http://platform.twitter.com/widgets.js";fjs.parentNode.insertBefore(js,fjs);}}(document,"script","twitter-wjs");Copyright 2014 ABC News Radio

Corey Taylor Reveals Title of Stone Sour Covers Album


Image Courtesy of Roadrunner RecordsEarlier this month, Stone Sour shared photos on the band's Facebook page showing them recording a covers album. Now, that album has a title: Meanwhile in Burbank."[Drummer] Roy [Mayorga]'s been slowly but surely kind of building his house studio," Corey Taylor told Hatebreed frontman Jamey Jasta on his podcast, The Jasta Show. "And that's why it's called Meanwhile in Burbank, because, without giving too much away, that's where Roy lives -- he lives in the [San Fernando] Valley -- so that's why we call it that. Because it's, like, that's what we're doing right now."Taylor also explained that recording a covers album is something he and Stone Sour always wanted to do."We've been talking about doing [a covers album] forever," he said. "I mean, this is something that we've been talking about since the first album came out, with Stone Sour. We've always wanted to do this. Even as people have come, people have gone, this is still something we've always come back to, and we just never had the opportunity to do it. And we just kind of said, 'Well, screw it.'"Meanwhile, Taylor's other band, Slipknot, just released their latest album, .5: The Grey Chapter, last week. The record, the band's fifth, debuted at number one on the Billboard 200, making it Slipknot's second straight number one album.Follow --ABCNewsRadio!function(d,s,id){var js,fjs=d.getElementsByTagName(s)[0];if(!d.getElementById(id)){js=d.createElement(s);js.id=id;js.src="http://platform.twitter.com/widgets.js";fjs.parentNode.insertBefore(js,fjs);}}(document,"script","twitter-wjs");Copyright 2014 ABC News Radio

Metallica Asks Fans for Help with Reissues of "Kill 'Em All" and "Ride the Light


Image Courtesy of Warner Bros. RecordsMetallica is planning deluxe reissues for their first and second albums, 1983's Kill 'Em All and 1984's Ride the Lightning, and they're asking for fans to help them put it all together."We’re back again hoping you can dip into your personal archives and find some gems from the Kill 'Em All and Ride the Lightning eras as we prep deluxe remastered versions of those two albums coming in 2015," reads a post on the band's website. "We’re looking for anything and everything...audio, video, photos, fliers, ticket stubs, the set list you picked up off the floor and in general any mementos you may have from that around that time."Metallica had asked for similar contributions from fans for a book on Master of Puppets by author Matt Taylor."Nothing is too small or too trivial...share your archives with your fellow fans and have some fun with us walking down memory lane," the post continues. "By submitting it, you’re saying we can use it should your piece of history land on a release (yes, the lawyers made us add this part!)."Anyone who wishes to submit anything can do so by emailing submissions@metclub.com.Earlier this week, Metallica announced a week-long residency on The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson to celebrate the ten-year reissue of their documentary Metallica: Some Kind of Monster, as well as to pay tribute to the show's departing host.Follow --ABCNewsRadio!function(d,s,id){var js,fjs=d.getElementsByTagName(s)[0];if(!d.getElementById(id)){js=d.createElement(s);js.id=id;js.src="http://platform.twitter.com/widgets.js";fjs.parentNode.insertBefore(js,fjs);}}(document,"script","twitter-wjs");Copyright 2014 ABC News Radio

Fall Out Boy Performs "Centuries" with Suzanne Vega on "Ellen"


Image Courtesy of Crush ManagementDoes the "do do do" at the beginning of the Fall Out Boy song "Centuries" sound really familiar to you? That's because it's sampled from singer-songwriter Suzanne Vega's song, "Tom's Diner." In recognition of her contribution to the song, FOB performed "Centuries" alongside Vega during their appearance on The Ellen DeGeneris Show Wednesday.In addition to providing the song's intro, Vega harmonized with Patrick Stump during the choruses. You can watch the performance on Ellen's YouTube page.Before FOB took the stage on Ellen, host Ellen DeGeneres referred to the band as "some of the nicest people in music." DeGeneres and the band seem to have a strong connection, as she was the first person to break the news about Stump's new baby, Declan, earlier this month."Centuries" is the first single from FOB's next album, of which very few details have been released. Their other new, bombastically titled song, "Immortals" appears on the soundtrack for the Disney animated film Big Hero 6.Follow --ABCNewsRadio!function(d,s,id){var js,fjs=d.getElementsByTagName(s)[0];if(!d.getElementById(id)){js=d.createElement(s);js.id=id;js.src="http://platform.twitter.com/widgets.js";fjs.parentNode.insertBefore(js,fjs);}}(document,"script","twitter-wjs");Copyright 2014 ABC News Radio

Black Sabbath's Tony Iommi Writes Music for "CSI"


Image Courtesy of Rhino RecordsTony Iommi is of course, the legendary guitarist for Black Sabbath, which still keeps him busy. That doesn't mean he doesn't have time for side projects. In a post on his Facebook page, Iommi says he's returning to the studio, and has recorded a piece for the TV show CSI: Crime Scene Investigation. "People have been asking what exactly I’m doing at the moment, well I’m getting back in the studio having tried to make myself rest after the tours," the statement reads. "I’m writing, mostly just putting ideas down rather than complete songs. I like to create all sorts of moods with my music and then decide later how they might be used." "One specific piece though is for the CSI TV series that will be aired in the US on November 9th," Iommi continues. "I was asked if I’d be interested so I had a look at the footage and came up with an idea they seemed to like. It’s not very long but it was different working with images rather than just music, I’d certainly be up for doing more."This isn't the first time Black Sabbath has joined forces with CSI. The band performed their song "End of the Beginning" on the show's season 13 finale, which aired May 15, 2013. Iommi and Black Sabbath plan to record their 20th and final album next year, as well as embark on a final tour.Follow --ABCNewsRadio!function(d,s,id){var js,fjs=d.getElementsByTagName(s)[0];if(!d.getElementById(id)){js=d.createElement(s);js.id=id;js.src="http://platform.twitter.com/widgets.js";fjs.parentNode.insertBefore(js,fjs);}}(document,"script","twitter-wjs");Copyright 2014 ABC News Radio

Arcade Fire Up for 2014 "Billboard" Touring Award; Chris Cornell Featured as Key


Image Courtesy of JF Lalonde2014 might officially be Arcade Fire's "breakthrough" year -- at least as far as touring is concerned. Along with pop-rock band OneRepublic and country duo Florida Georgia Line, the Montreal band will vie for the Breakthrough Award at the 2014 Billboard Touring Awards, scheduled for November 20 at the Edison Ballroom in New York City.Billboard describes the Breakthrough Award as an accolade that "honors an artist in their first decade of headlining who broke through to the top ranks of all tours for the first time."The Billboard Touring Awards ceremony will serve as the finale of the 11th annual Billboard Touring Conference, which is scheduled for November 19-20 at the Roosevelt Hotel in New York City. Soundgarden frontman Chris Cornell will be featured as the conference's keynote Q&A session.The winners of each award will be based on numbers reported to Billboard magazine from October 1, 2013, through September 30, 2014. Classic rock group The Eagles and pop stars Justin Timberlake and One Direction are the finalists in the Billboard Touring Awards' headlining category, Top Tour.Follow --ABCNewsRadio!function(d,s,id){var js,fjs=d.getElementsByTagName(s)[0];if(!d.getElementById(id)){js=d.createElement(s);js.id=id;js.src="http://platform.twitter.com/widgets.js";fjs.parentNode.insertBefore(js,fjs);}}(document,"script","twitter-wjs");Copyright 2014 ABC News Radio

Hear a Clip of New Foo Fighters Song, "Congregation"


Image Courtesy of Roswell Records/RCA RecordsA thirty-second clip of the new Foo Fighters song "Congregation" is streaming now on YouTube. The track has a definite classic rock feel to it, as Dave Grohl sings about the "jukebox generation.""Congregation" is the third new track from Foo Fighters in three weeks, following "Something from Nothing" and "The Feast and the Famine." Both of those songs were released in concert with the airing of a new Foo Fighters: Sonic Highways episode. This week's episode, which airs Halloween night, focuses on Nashville, Tennessee. If this week follows the trend of the last two weeks, "Congregation" will be released in full shortly.Foo Fighters will also be celebrating the Nashville episode of Sonic Highways with a Halloween show October 31 at Music City's Ryman Auditorium.The Sonic Highways album, featuring "Congregation," "Something from Nothing" and "The Feast and the Famine," will be released November 10.Follow --ABCNewsRadio!function(d,s,id){var js,fjs=d.getElementsByTagName(s)[0];if(!d.getElementById(id)){js=d.createElement(s);js.id=id;js.src="http://platform.twitter.com/widgets.js";fjs.parentNode.insertBefore(js,fjs);}}(document,"script","twitter-wjs");Copyright 2014 ABC News Radio

Jack White Says He's Not "Some Fuddy-Duddy Old Man"


Image Courtesy of Mary Ellen MatthewsGiven Jack White's old-timey style and his love for vinyl, one might assume that he does not like modern technology. However, in an interview with Q magazine, White says that the exact opposite is true."Times change up and down, the only thing that bugs me, every time I’m talking about the state of things, people end up sound-biting me, and making me into some fuddy-duddy old man that hates technology and doesn’t like modern music, which is such bulls**t," he tells the British publication.Elsewhere in the interview, White explains that he does indeed love modern music, especially rap."Anyone who knows me knows, I’ve got 20,000 songs on my iPod in my car, and half of them are rap music," he says. "And I’m driving an electric car!"You can read the whole interview in this week's issue of Q.Follow --ABCNewsRadio!function(d,s,id){var js,fjs=d.getElementsByTagName(s)[0];if(!d.getElementById(id)){js=d.createElement(s);js.id=id;js.src="http://platform.twitter.com/widgets.js";fjs.parentNode.insertBefore(js,fjs);}}(document,"script","twitter-wjs");Copyright 2014 ABC News Radio

Slash Concert Special to Air Next Month


Robert JohnGreat news for Slash fans.  DIRECTV has partnered with Guitar Center to present a 90-minute concert special starring the famed guitarist.The concert event, titled Slash Featuring Myles Kennedy and The Conspirators Live from the Sunset Strip, will give fans a front row seat to Slash and his band’s recent show at the iconic Hollywood venue, The Roxy. The concert will feature songs from the guitarist’s recent album, World on Fire, along with tunes from his days with Guns ‘N’ Roses and Velvet Revolver.Slash Featuring Myles Kennedy and The Conspirators Live from the Sunset Strip airs on DIRECTV’s Audience Network on November 7.Follow @ABCNewsRadio !function(d,s,id){var js,fjs=d.getElementsByTagName(s)[0];if(!d.getElementById(id)){js=d.createElement(s);js.id=id;js.src="http://platform.twitter.com/widgets.js";fjs.parentNode.insertBefore(js,fjs);}}(document,"script","twitter-wjs");Copyright 2014 ABC News Radio 

Nickelback Announces Los Angeles Show, Planning "Major Announcement"


Image Courtesy Republic RecordsNickelback has announced a show at the House of Blues Sunset Strip in Los Angeles on November 5. Tickets to the show will go on sale today, October 30, at 11 a.m. PT. The concert will also be live-streaming on the Live Nation Channel on Yahoo Screen starting at 6 p.m PT.However, the show will not just be a regular show. According to a press release, Nickelback will be making a "major announcement" at the event. The announcement is shrouded in mystery, but given that the band already has a new album, No Fixed Address, on the horizon, it likely won't be about another new album.No Fixed Address will release two weeks after the Los Angeles show on November 17.Follow --ABCNewsRadio !function(d,s,id){var js,fjs=d.getElementsByTagName(s)[0];if(!d.getElementById(id)){js=d.createElement(s);js.id=id;js.src="http://platform.twitter.com/widgets.js";fjs.parentNode.insertBefore(js,fjs);}}(document,"script","twitter-wjs");Copyright 2014 ABC News Radio

Alice in Chains Releases Video for "Phantom Limb"


Image Courtesy of Johnny BuzzerioAnother band has joined the BitTorrent train. Last month, Radiohead frontman Thom Yorke released his new solo album via the file-sharing site, and now Alice in Chains has released the video for their song "Phantom Limb" through BitTorrent Bundle.The seven-minute long video is an eerie, violent thriller with a dash of Memento thrown in for good measure. With Halloween right around the corner, the creepy video could not have come out at a better time."Phantom Limb" appears on Alice in Chains' most recent studio album, 2013's The Devil Put Dinosaurs Here. The album, AiC's fifth, reached number one on the Billboard Rock Albums chart and number two on the Billboard 200.Follow --ABCNewsRadio!function(d,s,id){var js,fjs=d.getElementsByTagName(s)[0];if(!d.getElementById(id)){js=d.createElement(s);js.id=id;js.src="http://platform.twitter.com/widgets.js";fjs.parentNode.insertBefore(js,fjs);}}(document,"script","twitter-wjs");Copyright 2014 ABC News Radio

Heart Says "Thank You" to Foo Fighters with Cover of "No Way Back"


Image Courtesy of Jeffrey R. Staab/CBSAs part of the week-long Foo Fighters residency on The Late Show with David Letterman earlier this month, Heart's Ann and Nancy Wilson performed their song "Kick It Out" alongside Dave Grohl and company. To return the favor, the Wilson sisters covered the Foos' 2005 song "No Way Back" backstage at their show in Texas over the weekend."We wanted to give something back to them," Ann tells Rolling Stone. "Just to say thank you. It's the perfect HOOT song and worked well with the esoteric instruments we had around. It's a classic ripper with good melodies, great lyrics and perfect for hair-flipping."You can watch a video of the performance, featuring Nancy shredding the signature Foo Fighters riff on an acoustic guitar, on Rolling Stone's website.Follow --ABCNewsRadio !function(d,s,id){var js,fjs=d.getElementsByTagName(s)[0];if(!d.getElementById(id)){js=d.createElement(s);js.id=id;js.src="http://platform.twitter.com/widgets.js";fjs.parentNode.insertBefore(js,fjs);}}(document,"script","twitter-wjs");Copyright 2014 ABC News Radio

Jack White Taps Queens of the Stone Age's Dean Fertita as New Touring Keyboardis


Image Courtesy of Mary Ellen MatthewsAfter cancelling his tour dates in Mexico following the death of his keyboardist Isaiah "Ikey" Owens, Jack White will resume touring starting November 7 in Istanbul, Turkey. In a statement posted on the Third Man Records website, White announced that Queens of the Stone Age member Dean Fertita will now be part of his touring lineup."Although it is impossible to replace Ikey, the incredibly talented Dean Fertita will be joining the band to play piano and keyboard for all of Jack's currently announced tour dates," the statement reads.Owens died from from a heart attack earlier this month.Fertita previously played guitar with White's band The Dead Weather, whose lineup also includes The Kills' Alison Mosshart and The Raconteurs' Jack Lawrence.White will be touring Europe through November 19. He returns to North America next year for a stop in Nashville, Tennessee and New York City's Madison Square Garden on January 28 and January 30, respectively.Follow --ABCNewsRadio!function(d,s,id){var js,fjs=d.getElementsByTagName(s)[0];if(!d.getElementById(id)){js=d.createElement(s);js.id=id;js.src="http://platform.twitter.com/widgets.js";fjs.parentNode.insertBefore(js,fjs);}}(document,"script","twitter-wjs");Copyright 2014 ABC News Radio

Foo Fighters Announce Halloween Show in Nashville


Image Courtesy of Steve GullickHow'd you like to spend Halloween with Foo Fighters?  Then get to Nashville, Tennessee this Friday night -- the Foos have just announced another spur-of-the-moment show, this one at the Ryman Auditorium.  Like similar shows, it'll feature a screening of the new Sonic Highways episode, followed by a Foo Fighters concert. Tickets will go on sale starting at 10 p.m. CT October 29.The Sonic Highways documentary series is now in its third week, and the October 31 episode, not coincidentally, will concentrate on Nashville. The last two weeks, Foo Fighters have played surprise concerts in Chicago and Washington, D.C. to coincide with the airing of that city's Sonic Highways episode. Next week's episode is about Austin, Texas, so if this trend continues, Austin Foo fans may want to clear your schedule for November 7.Sonic Highways, the album, is out November 10.Follow --ABCNewsRadio!function(d,s,id){var js,fjs=d.getElementsByTagName(s)[0];if(!d.getElementById(id)){js=d.createElement(s);js.id=id;js.src="http://platform.twitter.com/widgets.js";fjs.parentNode.insertBefore(js,fjs);}}(document,"script","twitter-wjs");Copyright 2014 ABC News Radio

Anthony Kiedis and Flea Hosting Benefit Concert


Image Courtesy of Clara Balzary/Warner Bros. RecordsRed Hot Chili Peppers' Anthony Kiedis and Flea will be hosting the fourth annual Silverlake Conservatory of Music benefit. The event will also feature an auction featuring artwork from Rancid's Tim Armstrong and Kim Gordon and performances by Bruno Mars and Rufus Wainwright.The Silverlake Conservatory of Music is a Los Angeles based music school with 700 students enrolled, 200 of whom attend for free."This is our time, this is our children's time," says Flea, who founded the organization in 2001, in a statement. "Come celebrate with us and help build great music education for all children in Los Angeles. The Silverlake Conservatory of Music is for all of us."The benefit will be held November 1 in Beverly Hills.  Follow --ABCNewsRadio!function(d,s,id){var js,fjs=d.getElementsByTagName(s)[0];if(!d.getElementById(id)){js=d.createElement(s);js.id=id;js.src="http://platform.twitter.com/widgets.js";fjs.parentNode.insertBefore(js,fjs);}}(document,"script","twitter-wjs");Copyright 2014 ABC News Radio

Soundgarden Releasing Rarities Collection, "Echo of Miles: Scattered Tracks Acro


Image Courtesy of Mike LavineThe mystery of "Storm" has been solved. It turns out that the new Soundgarden track, which was released Monday, will be part of a rarities compilation entitled Echo of Miles: Scattered Tracks Across the Path. The three-disc collection will be released November 24.Each disc has its own theme -- "Originals," "Covers," and "Oddities." "Originals" includes B-sides, soundtrack and compilation selections, "Covers" contains Soundgarden's versions of songs by the artists like The Rolling Stones, The Beatles and Black Sabbath, and "Oddities" is comprised of instrumentals, remixes and demos."Essentially this is a gathering together of "loose ends" from throughout our recording career," says guitarist Kim Thayil, who curated the collection. "I believe Scattered Tracks Across the Path describes this album best. As album sets go, this one has been fun to collect and compile over the decades. I personally may have referenced this project a number of times over the years, going back almost twenty of them to the mid-nineties!"Here is the full track list for Echo of Miles: Scattered Tracks Across the Path:CD 1: Originals“Sub Pop Rock City” “Toy Box” “Heretic” “Fresh Deadly Roses” “HIV Baby” “Cold B**ch” “Show Me” “She’s a Politician” “Birth Ritual” “She Likes Surprises” “Kyle Petty, Son of Richard” “Exit Stonehenge” “Blind Dogs” “Bleed Together” “Black Rain” “Live To Rise” “Kristi”* “Storm”*CD 2: Covers“Swallow My Pride” “Smokestack Lightnin’” “Everybody’s Got Something to Hide Except Me and My Monkey” (John Peel BBC Sessions)* “Thank You (Falettinme Be Mice Elf Agin)” (John Peel BBC Sessions)* “Come Together” “Stray Cat Blues” “Into the Void (Sealth)” “Girl U Want” “Touch Me” “Can You See Me?” (Friday Rock Show BBC Sessions) “Homicidal Suicidal” (Friday Rock Show BBC Sessions) “I Can’t Give You Anything” (Friday Rock Show BBC Sessions) “I Don’t Care About You” (Friday Rock Show BBC Sessions) “Waiting for the Sun” (Live) “Search and Destroy” (Live) “Big Bottom” (Live) “Earache My Eye” (Live)CD 3: Oddities“Twin Tower”* “Jerry Garcia’s Finger” “Ghostmotorfinger” “Night Surf”* “A Splice of Space Jam” “The Telephantasm” “Black Days III” “Karaoke” “Fopp” (F**ked Up Heavy Dub Mix) “Big Dumb Sex” (Dub Version) “Spoonman” (Steve Fisk Remix) “Rhinosaur” (The Straw That Broke the Rhino’s Back Remix) “Dusty” (Moby Remix) “The Telephantasm” (Resurrection Remix)” “One Minute of Silence”*Previously unreleased.Follow --ABCNewsRadio !function(d,s,id){var js,fjs=d.getElementsByTagName(s)[0];if(!d.getElementById(id)){js=d.createElement(s);js.id=id;js.src="http://platform.twitter.com/widgets.js";fjs.parentNode.insertBefore(js,fjs);}}(document,"script","twitter-wjs");Copyright 2014 ABC News Radio

Drowning Pool Releasing Deluxe Edition of Debut Album, "Sinner"


Image Courtesy of The Bicycle Music Company/Concord Thirteen might be an unlucky number for some, but that doesn't matter to Drowning Pool. To celebrate the 13th anniversary of their debut album, Sinner, the band is releasing a two-disc deluxe version of the record. The Sinner Unlucky 13th Anniversary Deluxe Edition will be released on November 11.The deluxe edition includes 13 tracks of demos, remixes and two unreleased tracks.Additionally, Drowning Pool is performing Sinner in full on their current tour, which wraps up December 7 in College Station, Texas.“Sinner represents that amazing time in Drowning Pool's career when things really started to take off," the band says in a statement. "It reminds us of that raw energy and excitement we had when we first got our music out there...when we first started touring worldwide. For us to be able to play the whole Sinner record for our fans is such a great opportunity."Sinner, which featured the band's breakthrough single, "Bodies," was released in 2001. The album went platinum just two months after its release.Follow --ABCNewsRadio!function(d,s,id){var js,fjs=d.getElementsByTagName(s)[0];if(!d.getElementById(id)){js=d.createElement(s);js.id=id;js.src="http://platform.twitter.com/widgets.js";fjs.parentNode.insertBefore(js,fjs);}}(document,"script","twitter-wjs");Copyright 2014 ABC News Radio

Volbeat Announces Tour with Anthrax


Image Courtesy of Volbeat.dkHaving just finished a co-headlining tour with Five Finger Death Punch, Volbeat will return to North America in 2015 for another round of dates, this time accompanied by thrash pioneers Anthrax. The tour will begin April 24 in Denver, Colorado and conclude June 2 in New York City. Crobot will also be on the bill as the tour's opener.Tickets for most of the dates will go on sale to the general public on October 31 at 10 a.m. local time. For the shows in Grand Forks, North Dakota and Oshawa and Ottawa, Ontario, tickets will go on sale at 9 a.m. and noon local time, respectively.           Volbeat is currently working on their follow up to their most recent studio album, 2013's Outlaw Gentlemen & Shady Ladies.Here are all of the new Volbeat and Anthrax tour dates:4/24 -- Denver, CO, 1STBANK Center4/25 -- Rapid City, SD, Rushmore Plaza Civic Center4/27 -- Spokane, WA, Spokane Arena4/28 -- Missoula, MT, Adams Center4/29 -- Seattle, WA, WaMu Theatre5/01 -- Grande Prairie, AB, Revolution Place5/02 -- Edmonton, AB, Rexall Place5/03 -- Calgary, AB, Calgary Stampede Corral5/04 -- Saskatoon, SK, SaskTel Centre5/06 -- Regina, SK, Brandt Centre5/07 -- Grand Forks, ND, Ralph Englestad Arena5/12 -- Oshawa, ON, General Motors Centre5/13 -- Ottawa, ON, TD Place5/14 -- Quebec City, QC, Quebec Colisee Pepsi5/15 -- Montreal, QC, CEPSUM Montreal5/18 -- Saginaw, MI, Dow Events Center5/19 -- Evansville, IN, Ford Center5/20 -- Chicago, IL, Aragon Ballroom5/22 -- Sioux City, IA, Tyson IBF Events Center5/27 -- Dallas, TX, Verizon Grand Prairie5/28 -- Houston, TX, Bayou Music Center5/31 -- St. Louis, MO, Outdoors at Pop's6/02 -- New York, NY, Hammerstein BallroomFollow --ABCNewsRadio !function(d,s,id){var js,fjs=d.getElementsByTagName(s)[0];if(!d.getElementById(id)){js=d.createElement(s);js.id=id;js.src="http://platform.twitter.com/widgets.js";fjs.parentNode.insertBefore(js,fjs);}}(document,"script","twitter-wjs");Copyright 2014 ABC News Radio

Atreyu Announces Final 2014 Show


Image Courtesy of Atom Splitter PRAfter a three year hibernation, Atreyu has come back in a big way these last couple months. In September, the band released the song "So Others May Live" -- their first new music since their 2009 album, Congregation of the Damned. Now, fresh off an appearance at Slipknot's festival Knotfest, Atreyu has announced a hometown show December 20 at The Observatory in Santa Ana, California to close out the year."It has been far too long since we did a proper, full-scale headlining show at home," says frontman Alex Varkatzas in a statement. "We are rehearsing and pumped up to play this legendary [Orange County] venue that we have all attended so many shows at over the years."Tickets for the Santa Ana show will go on sale October 31 at 10 a.m. PT.Atreyu is currently writing and demoing their full-length follow up to Congregation of the Damned.Follow --ABCNewsRadio!function(d,s,id){var js,fjs=d.getElementsByTagName(s)[0];if(!d.getElementById(id)){js=d.createElement(s);js.id=id;js.src="http://platform.twitter.com/widgets.js";fjs.parentNode.insertBefore(js,fjs);}}(document,"script","twitter-wjs");Copyright 2014 ABC News Radio

Soundgarden Releases New Song, "Storm"


Image Courtesy of Mike LavineFresh off the impromptu reuniting of Temple of the Dog, Chris Cornell and Soundgarden have release a new song, "Storm." The track is the first new music from Soundgarden since the band's 2012 comeback album, King Animal. "Storm" first appeared on YouTube before the video was made private. It's currently streaming on Spin.No other details about "Storm" -- whether it's the first track off a new album, for example -- have been released. The song could also be a part of Soundgarden's long-in-the-works B-sides compilation. Last June, guitarist Kim Thayil alluded to re-recording a Soundgarden demo in an interview with AlternativeNation.net."There’s a song that recently we were doing with Jack Endino, we recorded it a few weeks or a month ago," said Thayil. "That was from the mid 80’s, we actually recorded that potentially to use it in some form, maybe a soundtrack or something. We recorded it just to see how it would turn out, we haven’t really confirmed how it’ll be used, but it’ll probably end up on a compilation of some sort, and I’d imagine that would then be included on a B-sides album."Follow --ABCNewsRadio!function(d,s,id){var js,fjs=d.getElementsByTagName(s)[0];if(!d.getElementById(id)){js=d.createElement(s);js.id=id;js.src="http://platform.twitter.com/widgets.js";fjs.parentNode.insertBefore(js,fjs);}}(document,"script","twitter-wjs");Copyright 2014 ABC News Radio

Muse Working with AC/DC Producer for New Album


Image Courtesy of Gavin BondMuse has confirmed that they will be working on their new studio album with legendary producer Robert "Mutt" Lange, who has been at the helm for classic albums by AC/DC and Def Leppard."We are honoured to be making our new album with this legendary producer. #backinblack," reads the Instagram caption on a photo of Lange and AC/DC that the band posted.In addition to producing AC/DC's iconic 1980 album, Back in Black, and Def Leppard's massively successful Pyromania and Hysteria, Lange also worked with Nickelback, Foreigner and The Cars.Muse originally announced their new album, which will be their sixth studio effort, earlier this month when they created the Instagram account for the band. All other details regarding the album, such as a title or release date, have yet to be announced.Follow --ABCNewsRadio !function(d,s,id){var js,fjs=d.getElementsByTagName(s)[0];if(!d.getElementById(id)){js=d.createElement(s);js.id=id;js.src="http://platform.twitter.com/widgets.js";fjs.parentNode.insertBefore(js,fjs);}}(document,"script","twitter-wjs");Copyright 2014 ABC News Radio

Imagine Dragons Release New Single, "I Bet My Life"


Image Courtesy of KIDinaKORNER/Interscope RecordsIt's time for a new Imagine Dragons song. The Las Vegas quartet has released "I Bet My Life," the first single from their upcoming second album, which is due out in 2015. Fans will be pleased to know the band hasn't lost its penchant for writing big, sweeping choruses."This song is about the relationship I've had with my parents throughout the years," says frontman Dan Reynolds in a statement. "At times it's been strained and difficult, but in the end, 'I Bet My Life' celebrates the bond that we still hold on to."    "I Bet My Life" is streaming on Vevo. You can purchase it now on iTunes.Imagine Dragons' last album, 2012's Night Visions, featured the singles "Radioactive," "Demons" and "It's Time." "Radioactive" became the best-selling rock song in U.S. digital history. The track was also nominated for “Best Rock Performance" at the 2014 Grammy Awards.Follow --ABCNewsRadio !function(d,s,id){var js,fjs=d.getElementsByTagName(s)[0];if(!d.getElementById(id)){js=d.createElement(s);js.id=id;js.src="http://platform.twitter.com/widgets.js";fjs.parentNode.insertBefore(js,fjs);}}(document,"script","twitter-wjs");Copyright 2014 ABC News Radio

Flyleaf Guitarist Sameer Bhattacharya Says He "Gets Away with a Lot of Different


Image Courtesy of MSO Public RelationsFlyleaf's new album, Between the Stars, is a lot more dance and pop-influenced than the rock band's earlier work. As the first full-length album to feature new lead singer Kristen May, Between the Stars was sure to bring new styles, but as guitarist Sameer Bhattacharya explains it, the new sound is the result of a natural progression."If you look from our first record going to Memento Mori to New Horizons -- and you have all the EPs in between -- it's natural that [our sound] would evolve and that it would change," he tells ABC News Radio. "We've grown up so much from that first record. We were just coming out of our teens, and we experienced all of our twenties from the first record until [Between the Stars]. Now we're in our thirties, and there's so much life that we've experienced, and it's just an evolution of things."That change in sound came not only from the pipes of the lead singer, but also from the instrumental techniques. Flyleaf brought in Don Gilmore, who has worked with Korn, Dashboard Confessional and Three Days Grace, to produce Between the Stars."[Gilmore] let us get away with a lot of different sounds, and it was a lot of fun. On 'Platonic,' I used this piece of gear called the Pocket Piano -- that's made by Critter and Guitari -- we call it the 'fun box,'" Bhattacharya says. "That was really cool, and that was a sound that we hadn't really used in the Flyleaf world.""Don Gilmore got me to play softer too on the bass," adds bassist Pat Seals. "He said, 'You're scaring the ladies off the dance floor.'"Even with the dance elements, Between the Stars still retains that heavy sound from the band's earlier days. The band's metal roots are especially apparent on the song "City Kids," which features a primal scream courtesy of Seals. As Seals explains, the scream came up because it felt right in the moment."During the writing session we were demoing 'City Kids,' and Sameer said, 'Scream right at this part,'" Seals says. "I'm like, 'OK.' It just turned out to be the little flair in the song."Even through the sonic tinkering, the fans have stuck by Flyleaf, resulting in a debut at number one on the Billboard Alternative Albums chart."We just want to thank the fans for all your support over the years, and that we love you," Bhattacharya says. "We hope that Between the Stars will speak to you on a very deep level, and that you'll read between the words, and that you'll feel inspired."Follow --ABCNewsRadio !function(d,s,id){var js,fjs=d.getElementsByTagName(s)[0];if(!d.getElementById(id)){js=d.createElement(s);js.id=id;js.src="http://platform.twitter.com/widgets.js";fjs.parentNode.insertBefore(js,fjs);}}(document,"script","twitter-wjs");Copyright 2014 ABC News Radio

Liam Gallagher's Band, Beady Eye, Breaks Up


Steve GullickLiam Gallagher announced on Twitter this past Saturday that his band, Beady Eye, has broken up."Beady Eye are no longer," Gallagher tweeted, adding, "Thanks for all your support. LGx"His band mate Andy Bell later commented, "Thanks to all the Beady Eye fans. I had a blast. See you on the other side. Big Love."The band parted ways with its manager Scott Rodger earlier this year.Liam formed Beady Eye with his Oasis band mates Andy Bell, Gem Archer and Chris Sharrock in 2009, after a well-publicized spat between Liam and his brother, Noel Gallagher, ended that group. Beady Eye released two albums: 2011's Different Gear, Still Speeding and 2013's BE.Noel formed Noel Gallagher's High Flying Birds in the wake of Oasis and released their self-titled debut album in 2011.  The follow up, Chasing Yesterday, is due out March 2, 2015.Follow @ABCNewsRadio !function(d,s,id){var js,fjs=d.getElementsByTagName(s)[0];if(!d.getElementById(id)){js=d.createElement(s);js.id=id;js.src="http://platform.twitter.com/widgets.js";fjs.parentNode.insertBefore(js,fjs);}}(document,"script","twitter-wjs");Copyright 2014 ABC News Radio 

Staind's Aaron Lewis Botches National Anthem at World Series


Blaster RecordsStaind frontman Aaron Lewis learned the hard way that singing our national anthem is a lot tougher than it looks.Lewis was tapped to sing "The Star-Spangled Banner" on Sunday before Game Five of the World Series between the San Francisco Giants and the Kansas City Royals in Frisco. Unfortunately, he messed up the words, replacing "at the twilight's last gleaming" with "were so gallantly streaming" -- words that come later in the anthem.A clip of the performance catches at least one player appearing to smile.Lewis apologized on Twitter, writing, "All I can say is I'm sorry and ask for the Nation's forgiveness. My nerves got the best of me."Follow @ABCNewsRadio !function(d,s,id){var js,fjs=d.getElementsByTagName(s)[0];if(!d.getElementById(id)){js=d.createElement(s);js.id=id;js.src="http://platform.twitter.com/widgets.js";fjs.parentNode.insertBefore(js,fjs);}}(document,"script","twitter-wjs");Copyright 2014 ABC News Radio 

Temple of the Dog Has Rare Reunion at Bridge School Benefit Concert


A&M RecordsSeattle grunge band Temple of the Dog reunited at the Bridge School Benefit concert in Mountain View, California, Saturday night, Rolling Stone reports. Fans first became hopeful of a rare reunion when it was revealed both Pearl Jam and Soundgarden were scheduled to perform during Neil Young’s annual benefit concert series.For Pearl Jam’s final song of the night, Chris Cornell joined the band on stage for a performance of Temple of the Dog’s “Hunger Strike.” It marked the first time the grunge group had reunited since a September 2011 show to celebrate the release of the film Pearl Jam Twenty.Temple of the Dog was a veritable mash-up of Soundgarden and Pearl Jam members. It consisted of Cornell, Soundgarden/Pearl Jam drummer Matt Cameron, bassist Jeff Ament, guitarists Mike McCready and Stone Gossard and, occasionally, Eddie Vedder. The band was active from 1990 to 1992.Follow @ABCNewsRadio !function(d,s,id){var js,fjs=d.getElementsByTagName(s)[0];if(!d.getElementById(id)){js=d.createElement(s);js.id=id;js.src="http://platform.twitter.com/widgets.js";fjs.parentNode.insertBefore(js,fjs);}}(document,"script","twitter-wjs");Copyright 2014 ABC News Radio 

Billie Joe Armstrong, Mike Ness, Kathleen Hanna and Brody Dalle Cover Joan Jett


Image Courtesy of Mark Jaworski Studios/Little Kids RockJoan Jett was the woman of the hour Thursday night at the sixth annual Little Kids Rock benefit gala, where she was honored with the organization's 2014 Rocker of the Year award. The event, at New York City's Hammerstein Ballroom, was highlighted by a star-packed tribute to Jett that featured several performances by Joan herself. The all-star lineup included Green Day's Billie Joe Armstrong, Social Distortion's Mike Ness, Bikini Kill's Kathleen Hanna and Brody Dalle.Ness and Dalle covered "Love is Pain" and "Victim of Circumstance," respectively, and Hanna was joined by Ad-Rock of the Beastie Boys for rendition of "Fake Friends."Armstrong covered Jett alongside the Rocker of the Year herself. The duo performed "Don't Abuse Me," from Jett's debut solo album, Bad Reputation.Jett and Armstrong are both among the nominees up for potential induction into the the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2015 -- Armstrong with Green Day and Jett with her band The Blackhearts. Perhaps if they both are inducted, we'll see them perform together once more.Follow --ABCNewsRadio !function(d,s,id){var js,fjs=d.getElementsByTagName(s)[0];if(!d.getElementById(id)){js=d.createElement(s);js.id=id;js.src="http://platform.twitter.com/widgets.js";fjs.parentNode.insertBefore(js,fjs);}}(document,"script","twitter-wjs");Copyright 2014 ABC News Radio

Coldplay to Perform at BBC Music Awards


Image Courtesy of Atlantic RecordsThe inaugural BBC Music Awards will be held this year, and England's hottest rock band will be there to celebrate the occasion. Coldplay will be performing at the ceremony, along with One Direction, Ed Sheeran, DJ Calvin Harris, electronic group Clean Bandit, and singer-songwriter Paloma Faith."It's an incredible line-up and we're honored to be part of it," says Chris Martin.Martin recently contributed to an all-star cover of The Beach Boys' "God Only Knows" to celebrate the launch of BBC Music. Lorde, Brian May and Dave Grohl also appear in the tribute.The shortlists for the BBC Music Awards will be announced in December. The winners will be revealed during the London ceremony December 11.Follow --ABCNewsRadio!function(d,s,id){var js,fjs=d.getElementsByTagName(s)[0];if(!d.getElementById(id)){js=d.createElement(s);js.id=id;js.src="http://platform.twitter.com/widgets.js";fjs.parentNode.insertBefore(js,fjs);}}(document,"script","twitter-wjs");Copyright 2014 ABC News Radio

Foo Fighters Release Washington, D.C. Inspired Track, "The Feast and the Famine"


Image Courtesy of Roswell Records/RCA RecordsAfter last week's Chicago-inspired song, "Something from Nothing," Foo Fighters have released the track from the Washington, D.C. episode of Sonic Highways, which premieres tonight on HBO at 11 p.m. ET. Entitled "The Feast and the Famine," the new song is faster-paced than "Something from Nothing" and embodies a more "classic" Foo Fighters sound."The Feast and the Famine" was recorded in Arlington, Virginia's Inner Ear Studio. Dave Grohl grew up in Virginia and was active in the '80s punk scene in neighboring D.C.You can listen to "The Feast and the Famine" on the Foos' YouTube page. The song will appear on the Sonic Highways album, which will be released November 10.Follow --ABCNewsRadio !function(d,s,id){var js,fjs=d.getElementsByTagName(s)[0];if(!d.getElementById(id)){js=d.createElement(s);js.id=id;js.src="http://platform.twitter.com/widgets.js";fjs.parentNode.insertBefore(js,fjs);}}(document,"script","twitter-wjs");Copyright 2014 ABC News Radio

Courtney Love to Guest Star on New TV Drama


Image Courtesy of Universal Music GroupCourtney Love is adding to her television resume.  Earlier this year she earned a recurring role on the final season of the FX drama Sons of Anarchy, now comes word that the Hole frontwoman has landed a recurring role on a Fox drama.Love will appear as a recurring guest star on the Fox show Empire, Variety reports. Empire is a music business drama starring Terrence Howard and Taraji P. Henson. Love is set to play a rocker singed to Howard's record label. Love is no stranger to acting, as she earned a Golden Globe nomination for her role in the 1996 movie The People vs. Larry Flynt. She will also be starring in an opera in January.Empire, which which comes from Lee Daniels and Danny Strong, is set to premiere in January 2015.Follow --ABCNewsRadio !function(d,s,id){var js,fjs=d.getElementsByTagName(s)[0];if(!d.getElementById(id)){js=d.createElement(s);js.id=id;js.src="http://platform.twitter.com/widgets.js";fjs.parentNode.insertBefore(js,fjs);}}(document,"script","twitter-wjs");Copyright 2014 ABC News Radio