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Brendan WalterThe Emerald City will receive an extra dose of "Green Light" this fall when Lorde headlines the 2017 edition of the Bumbershoot festival, held September 1-3 in Seattle.

Joining Lorde on the Bumbershoot lineup are Weezer, Spoon, Kaleo, Highly Suspect, Haim and X Ambassadors, among others.

Tickets will go on sale this Friday, April 28 at 10 a.m. PT. Visit Bumbershoot.com for the full lineup and ticket info.

Lorde, who just played Coachella, has a number of festival dates on her 2017 schedule, including Governors Ball, Bonnaroo and Lollapalooza.

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Courtesy of Live NationNickelback will be playing a special show at New York City's Irving Plaza in honor of National Concert Day, held May 1.

National Concert Day, started by event promoter Live Nation, celebrates fans who buy concert tickets, as well as the artists, managers and venue staff who make those shows possible. The show's lineup also includes Foreigner, The Roots, Daughtry, country singer Jason Aldean and Latin star Prince Royce.

In addition, Live Nation will celebrate National Concert Day the week of May 1 by offering $20 tickets to a variety of summer tours. Eligible tours include Kings of Leon, Deftones with Rise Against, Muse with Thirty Seconds to Mars, Korn with Stone Sour, Incubus with Jimmy Eat World, and Depeche Mode.

For all info on National Concert Day, visit LiveNation.com.

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Image Group LA/ABCColdplay has been honored for their online skills by the Webby Awards, which celebrate "the best of the Internet."

The band's video for their A Head Full of Dreams track "Up&Up" won the Webby for Best Music Video, beating out the likes of Beyonce's "Formation" and Miike Snow's "Genghis Khan."

The "Up&Up" video was also nominated for the Best Music Video Grammy this year, but "Formation" went home with that award.

Coldplay are old hands at the Webby Awards: they won previously in 2015 for their animated "Ink" video.

The 2017 Webby winners will be celebrated during an awards ceremony held Monday, May 15 in New York City.

Meanwhile, if you want to check out Coldplay's skills outside of the Internet, you can catch them on their North American tour this summer, starting August 1 in NYC.

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Credit: Danny ClinchMuse, Lorde and Blink-182 are all headed to Sin City this fall to headline the 2017 Life Is Beautiful festival, held September 22-24 in Las Vegas.

The lineup also includes previously announced headliner Gorillaz, plus The xx, Cage the Elephant, MGMT, Milky Chance, Dreamcar, Two Door Cinema Club, Mondo Cozmo, Haim, The Revivalists, Slightly Stoopid and COIN, among many more.

Tickets will go on sale this Thursday, April 27 at 10 a.m. PT. For all your Life Is Beautiful needs, visit LifeIsBeautiful.com.

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Credit: Shervin LainezAre you ready for "Bloodfeather in the Cut"? It looks like Highly Suspect frontman Johnny Stevens is hoping to collaborate with K.Flay.

"Yo @kflay .. you oughta get down on some new music with your boy," Stevens tweeted Monday morning. "Ready when you are."

"Ready," K.Flay replied, to which Stevens wrote, "Tight. Let's talk in Chicago. I got some ideas."

Both K.Flay and Highly Suspect will be playing Chicago next month.

Highly Suspect is currently on tour behind their sophomore album The Boy Who Died Wolf, while K.Flay is on the road in support of her new record Every Where Is Some Where, which features her breakthrough single "Blood in the Cut."

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Credit: Alex LakeRadiohead has inspired the sound of countless bands, and now their influence has filtered down to the insect world.  The band has inspired the name of a new species of ant native to Amazonian Venezuela.

In a study from the Smithsonian Institution's Ant Lab, scientists Ana Ješovnik and Ted R. Schultz named the ant Sericomyrmex radioheadi.

"This species is named after the English rock band Radiohead as an acknowledgement of their longstanding efforts in environmental activism, especially in raising climate-change awareness," the study reads, adding that the name also comes "in honor of their music, which is an excellent companion during long hours at the microscope while conducting taxonomic revisions of ants."

If you'd like to learn all there is to know about S. radioheadi, you can read the entire study now via the science journal website ZooKeys. There's no mention of whether or not the ant feels like a creep...or a weirdo, for that matter.

Radiohead concluded their U.S. tour last week with their headlining set at Coachella.

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ABC/Randy HolmesAlabama Shakes has announced a short series of summer headlining tour dates. The four-show run will hit Albany, New York on August 1, Shelburne, Vermont August 2, Boston August 4 and Portland, Maine August 5.

Members of the Alabama Shakes fan club can grab tickets starting this Tuesday, April 25 at noon ET, while general on-sale begins Friday, April 28 at 10 a.m. ET. Visit AlabamaShakes.com for all ticket info.

This weekend, Alabama Shakes will play the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival. They're also scheduled to play the Arroyo Seco Weekend, Sloss and Osheaga festivals this summer.

Here are Alabama Shakes' summer headlining tour dates:

8/1 -- Albany, NY, Palace Theatre
8/2 -- Shelburne, VT, The Green at Shelburne Museum
8/4 -- Boston, MA, Blue Hills Bank Pavillion
8/5 -- Portland, ME, Thompson's Point

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Gabriel Olsen/FilmMagicPhoenix may be French, but the title of their next album's title is in Italian.

The band's first full-length effort in four years is called Ti Amo -- Italian for "I love you -- and will be released June 9.

Speaking with The New York Times, which revealed the new album news, guitarist Laurent Brancowitz says the album sounds like "summer and Italian discos," while also carrying a hint of darkness.

"I think the record came out of darkness, out of concern," says Daniel Glass, founder of Phoenix's record label, Glassnote. "But what’s resulted is this incredibly colorful record."

Ti Amo will be Phoenix's follow-up to their 2013 album Bankrupt! They'll kick off a North American tour in support of the album on May 12 in Miami.

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Image courtesy GorillazGorillaz's new song "The Apprentice," which features guest vocals from Rag'n'Bone Man, premiered Monday on BBC Radio 1. You can listen to the "Human" singer's collaboration with the cartoon band now via YouTube.

"The Apprentice," which also features rapper Zebra Katz and R&B singer Ray BLK, appears on the deluxe version of the new Gorillaz album Humanz. Other guest artists on the record include Jehnny Beth of Savages, rappers Vince Staples and Danny Brown, gospel legend Mavis Staples and '80s icon Grace Jones.

Humanz will be released April 28. The night before the album drops, Gorillaz will perform on CBS' The Late Show.

Rag'n'Bone Man, meanwhile, is currently on tour through his native England. He'll play a batch of U.S. headlining and festival dates in August.

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ABC/Andrea McCallinAll mothers worry about their children, but when your kid is a rock star, that opens up a whole new ocean of things to be worried about.

For Virginia Grohl, she wasn't concerned that her son, Dave, might fall into a world of drugs or anything like that, but she did have one fear on her mind.

"I did worry about women," Virginia tells The Guardian. "I don't know how to tell you this, it's so embarrassing, but my biggest fear was that Madonna would snatch him up."

Grohl talks more about her experience as a rock mom in her new book, From Cradle to Stage: Stories from the Mothers Who Rocked and Raised Rock Stars, which also includes interviews with the moms of Michael Stipe, Amy Winehouse and Dr. Dre, among others. You can watch Dave interview his mom about the book during an event in Los Angeles last weekend, now on YouTube.

Both Virginia and Dave will appear on the The Late Show this Wednesday, April 26 to talk about From Cradle to Stage, which is available now.

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Kevin Mazur/WireImage for Rock and Roll Hall of FameIf you know anyone who wants to start a Pearl Jam cover band and also has a birthday coming up, then we've got the perfect gift.

The grunge icons have announced Pearl Jam Anthology -- The Complete Scores, an 800-page hardcover book featuring lyrics and instrument transcriptions for every one of the band's album songs, from Ten to Lightning Bolt.

The Complete Scores will set you back $75, and it's available for pre-order now via PearlJam.com. The book will officially be released May 10.

In related Pearl Jam literary news, guitarist Mike McCready will be holding a number of live events in support of his upcoming photo book, titled Of Potato Heads and Polaroids, which will be released May 30. The events will be held May 30 in Seattle and June 7 in New York City.

Earlier this month, Pearl Jam was inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame. The ceremony will air on HBO this Saturday, April 29.

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Credit: Eliot Lee HazelRoyal Blood's new song "Lights Out," the lead single from their forthcoming sophomore album How Did We Get So Dark?, continues the band's style of heavy drums and distorted bass riffs, but the track was influenced by a group not really known for either: Daft Punk.

"We were going for a Daft Punk thing quite a lot and trying to f*** with the rock thing, I guess," frontman Mike Kerr tells NME. "What would Daft Punk do if they wrote a rock tune?"

Meanwhile, Kerr describes the album's closing track, called "Sleep," as a "Black Sabbath hip-hop tune."

Even with Daft Punk and hip-hop influences, Kerr feels How Did We Get So Dark? is still a meat-and-potatoes record that focuses on his bass and Ben Thatcher's drums.

"The songs we felt really excited about didn't involve having synths or guitars," Kerr says. "It's funny, the moment we added anything like that, our songs went from sounding huge to really not that cool and small. It made it ordinary."

"We're a pretty tight-knit team," he adds. "It's kind of like bringing your mate on a date. They're just going to kill the vibe."

How Did We Get So Dark? will be released June 16.

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Credit: Jimmy MarbleKings of Leon will kick off a spring and summer headlining tour at the end of this week, and they've already announced a new batch of dates for the fall.

The fall outing begins September 27 in Charlotte and will conclude October 28 in Tampa, Florida. Tickets will go on sale to the general public beginning this Friday, April 28 via KingsofLeon.com.

Along with the fall dates, Kings of Leon have also added a show in Chicago to their summer tour, held August 12.

Kings of Leon will be touring in support of their new album, WALLS, which debuted at number one on the Billboard 200. WALLS features the singles "Waste a Moment" and "Reverend."

Here are Kings of Leon's fall tour dates:

9/27 -- Charlotte, NC, PNC Music Pavilion
9/29 -- Nashville, TN, First Tennessee Park
10/2 -- Morrison, CO, Red Rocks Amphitheatre
10/4 -- Oklahoma City, OK, Chesapeake Energy Arena
10/7 -- Los Angeles, CA, Hollywood Bowl
10/11 -- Vancouver, BC, Rogers Arena
10/13 -- Edmonton, AB, Rogers Place
10/14 -- Calgary, AB, Scotiabank Saddledome
10/16 -- Winnipeg, MB, MTS Centre
10/18 -- St. Paul, MN, Xcel Energy Center
10/20 -- Columbus, OH, Schottenstein Center
10/21 -- Louisville, KY, KFC Yum! Center
10/23 -- Tuscaloosa, AL, Tuscaloosa Amphitheater
10/25 -- Jacksonville, FL, Dailey’s Place Amphitheater
10/27 -- West Palm Beach, FL, Perfect Vodka Amphitheatre
10/28 -- Tampa, FL, MidFlorida Credit Union Amphitheatre

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Raphael Dias/Getty ImagesLooks like new Queens of the Stone Age music is coming sooner rather than later.

Arthur D. of Left Front Door Records posted to Instagram a photo of the band at Lurssen Mastering studio with the caption, "An album just got mixed...."

Earlier this month the band uploaded a mysterious post on social media that read, "Coming Twenty Five."

And Josh Homme told Australian website News.com.au, that a new single at least will be about in time for the band's Australian tour in July.

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ABC/Phil McCartenFall Out Boy has something coming, and apparently it's called Purple.

Over the weekend the band Instragrammed a message directing people to movie theaters in Chicago for something coming from "Mania Entertainment Group."

The band then reposted a fan-made video of a trailer that apparently ran at the movie theaters.  The video opens with the Mania Entertainment Group logo over a shot of an ocean and palm trees.  We see images of what appears to be a marriage proposal on the beach, people running down a pier, storm clouds and then crashing waves that take on a purple hue.

The words "Fall Out Boy" appear, then the date  "4.28.17," but Fall Out Boy's Pete Wentz took to Twitter on Saturday to correct the date, writing, "PURPLE begins..." striking through the April 28 date and replacing it with April 27.

The band also posted a GIF of a purple crashing wave.

No word yet about the nature of this mysterious project.

Fall Out Boy's last album was American Beauty/American Psycho in 2015.

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Columbia RecordsCOIN's breakthrough single "Talk Too Much" is featured on the band's new album How Will You Know if You Never Try. While lead vocalist Chase Lawrence says it has "some songs that sound like 'Talk Too Much,'" he thinks the album overall is "pretty diverse."

"We pushed ourselves to write some really unique styles, really unique structures, and just use all of our influences, whether that's hip-hop or punk or new wave music," Lawrence tells ABC Radio. "We've really cultivated all of our influences and refined our tastes, and were able to make something that truly is our taste."

The diversity of How Will You Know was influenced by the three locations COIN recorded the album: Los Angeles, New York City and the band's hometown, Nashville.

"The songs in L.A. kind of sound like they were recorded in L.A. They were kind of influenced by the warm weather, they kind of sound beachier -- 'Talk Too Much' was one of those," Lawrence explains. "In New York, we recorded [the songs] in the summer, but they sound a little colder, a little glitchier, a little more technical."

As for the Nashville tracks, Lawrence produced those alongside his band mate, bassist Zachary Dyke.

"Those songs are kind of like the passion-project songs," says Lawrence. "They're definitely not supposed to be huge radio smashes, but we are maybe the most proud of those songs. They're truly unique, and they definitely differ from 'Talk Too Much.'" 

How Will You Know if You Never Try is out now.

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Image courtesy Record Store DayRecord Store Day will celebrate its 10th anniversary today in independent record stores across the country, and around the world.

As with the previous nine events, the list of releases for this year's Record Store Day is stuffed with exclusive vinyl from a variety of rock bands, including Red Hot Chili Peppers, Avenged Sevenfold and The Lumineers.

Red Hot Chili Peppers are contributing a 12-inch picture disc featuring live performances of the tracks "Go Robot" and "Dreams of a Samurai," both songs from the band's new album The Getaway.

Avenged Sevenfold will be releasing a two-LP picture disc edition of their 2003 sophomore album Waking the Fallen.

The Lumineers are offering a 10-inch record called Song Seeds featuring demos, or "seeds," of the Cleopatra tracks "Angela" and "Long Way from Home."

Additionally, Jack White's Third Man Records will be celebrating Record Store Day in its Nashville and Detroit stores with exclusive pieces, including White's new single "Battle Cry" on gold-colored vinyl.

Other artists releasing discs for Record Store Day include Against Me!, Alice in Chains, David BowieBullet for My Valentine, Coheed and Cambria, Halestorm, Dave Matthews Band, Grouplove, The Head and the Heart, Jane's AddictionMotorhead, The Offspring, Jimmy Page & The Black Crowes, Pearl Jam, Pink Floyd, Iggy Pop, The Ramones, SpoonSublime, U2 and Gerard Way.

For the full list of releases and participating stores, visit RecordStoreDay.com.

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Image Group LA/ABCMy name's Blurryface and I'm still on the Billboard 200.

Twenty One Pilots' breakthrough album has now spent 100 consecutive weeks on the Billboard 200. The title reached the milestone this week, charting at number 27 on the tally

During its run, which began when it debuted at number one in June of 2015, Blurryface has never fallen out of the top 40 on the Billboard 200. The lowest it's ever gotten was number 36. The album, which spawned the hit singles "Stressed Out" and "Ride," has since been certified three times platinum.

Last month, Twenty One Pilots wrapped their North American Emotional Roadshow arena tour in support of Blurryface. They'll play a five-show run in their hometown of Columbus, Ohio, dubbed the Tour de Columbus, this June.

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Image courtesy GorillazGorillaz will be celebrating the release of their new album Humanz next week with an appearance on The Late Show. Damon Albarn and company will perform on the show next Thursday, April 27.

There's no word on which song Gorillaz will be playing since according to a press release, the performance will feature "several special guests." Some of the guests who appear on Humanz include Jehnny Beth of Savages, rappers Vince Staples and Danny Brown, gospel legend Mavis Staples and '80s icon Grace Jones.

Along with the Late Show appearance, Gorillaz will be playing an intimate concert at the Rough Trade NYC record store in Brooklyn on Tuesday, April 25. You can get tickets to the show by going to the store this Tuesday and pre-ordering Humanz.

Humanz will be released April 28, but might be able get a sneak peek at the album this weekend through the Gorillaz app, depending on where you live. If you go to certain locations, such as Bryant Park in New York City or Silver Lake Meadow in Los Angeles, you can listen to Humanz on a continuous loop. Visit Gorillaz.com for a full list of participating cities and locations.

Gorillaz will embark on a full-length North American tour in support of Humanz this summer starting July 8 in Chicago.

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Eleven Seven MusicPapa Roach has shared another cut from their forthcoming album, Crooked Teeth. The new track is called "American Dreams," and you can listen to it now on YouTube.

Crooked Teeth also includes the single "Help," plus the tracks "Born for Greatness" and "Periscope," which features guest vocals from singer Skylar Grey. The album will be released May 19.

Papa Roach will be making their way through the rock festival circuit this spring and summer in support of Crooked Teeth, with appearances at Fort Rock, Carolina Rebellion and Rock on the Range, among others.

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