Credit: Alexis GrossMatt Maeson has announced a summer and fall North American tour.
The headlining outing, the largest so far in Maeson's young career, kicks off August 19 in Indianapolis, and will stretch all the way into the middle of November. Visit MattMaeson.com for ticket info.
Maeson will be touring in support of his debut album Bank on the Funeral, which features his breakout single, "Cringe."
Here are Maeson's new headlining tour dates:
8/19 -- Indianapolis, IN, Deluxe at Old National Centre 8/20 -- Detroit, MI, Shelter 8/22 -- Albany, NY, The Hollow 8/23 -- Columbus, OH, A&R Music Bar 8/24 -- Pittsburgh, PA, Rex Theater 8/26 -- St. Louis, MO, Delmar Hall 8/27 -- Madison, WI, High Noon Saloon 8/28 -- Minneapolis, MN, Amsterdam Bar & Hall 10/14 -- Tulsa, OK, The Vanguard 10/15 -- Columbia, MO, Rose Music Hall 10/17 -- Milwaukee, WI, Turner Hall Ballroom 10/18 -- Louisville, KY, Zanzabar 10/21 -- Charlotte, NC, The Underground 10/22 -- Nashville, TN, Basement East 10/23 -- Birmingham, AL, WorkPlay 10/25 -- Atlanta, GA, Variety Playhouse 10/26 -- Johnson City, TN, Capone's 10/27 -- Cleveland, OH, Grog Shop 10/29 -- Brooklyn, NY, Brooklyn Steel 1030 -- Washington, DC, U Street Music Hall 11/1 -- Boston, MA, Brighton Music Hall 11/2 -- Philadelphia, PA, The Foundry 11/3 -- Richmond, VA, The Broadberry 11/5 -- Chicago, IL, House of Blues 11/6 -- Kansas City, MO, recordBar 11/8 -- Denver, CO, Marquis Theater 11/9 -- Salt Lake City, UT, Urban Lounge 11/11 -- San Francisco, CA, The Fillmore 11/13 -- Los Angeles, CA, The Fonda Theatre 11/15 -- Phoenix, AZ, Crescent Ballroom 11/18 -- Houston, TX, House of Blues 11/19 -- Dallas, TX, House of Blues 11/20 -- Austin, TX, Scoot Inn
Gianni Fiorito/HBOThe Antichrist Superstar is headed to the Vatican.
Marilyn Manson will be a guest star on HBO's The New Pope, the upcoming follow-up to the 2017 limited series The Young Pope. As proof, the premium network tweeted out a photo of Manson in his unknown role.
The New Pope, starring John Malkovich and Jude Law, is set to premiere this year.
Manson's previous TV roles include appearances on Sons of Anarchy and Salem.
If you want to see him live in addition to on your TV screen, you can catch Manson on his upcoming co-headlining tour with Rob Zombie, starting July 9 in Baltimore.
Z2 Comics Yungblud is hopping into the comic book game.
The English rocker has teamed up with Z2 Comics to created The Twisted Tales of the Ritalin Club, and new graphic novel due out October 15. He's also recording an EP to accompany the book.
The story takes place at Blackheart's Boarding School, where students are forced to wear masks and take copious amounts of medication. Yungblud himself is a character in the book, as the leader of a rebellious organization called the "Ritalin Club."
Yungblud's latest song is "11 Minutes," his collaboration with Halsey and Blink-182's Travis Barker. You can catch him on his current U.S. tour, which continues Friday in Asbury Park, New Jersey.
Randy Holmes/ABC via Getty ImagesThe ever-prolific Mike Patton has found a new project.
The Faith No More frontman has teamed up with French composer Jean-Claude Vannier for a new album called Corpse Flower, due out September 13. You can download the first single, "On Top of the World," now via digital outlets.
The pair first connected in 2011 during a tribute show to the late, legendary French musician and artist Serge Gainsbourg, who frequently worked with Vannier.
"We bonded immediately," Patton says. "I could see he had a dedication and attention to detail that was relentless, so the respect I had for him in my mind was magnified in person. We spoke loosely about working together in the future...and it took some time, but after a few years I contacted him and we began to ignite some sparks."
Here's the Corpse Flower track list:
"Ballad C.3.3." "Camion" "Chansons D’Amour" "Cold Sun Warm Beer" "Browning" "Ghost" "Corpse Flower" "Insolubles" "On Top of the World" "A Schoolgirl’s Day" "Pink and Bleue" "Yard Bull"
UMEDuff McKagan has released a new song called "Last September," a track off the Guns N' Roses bassist's upcoming solo album, Tenderness. You can download it now via digital outlets.
The lyrics of "Last September," McKagan explains, were inspired by the #MeToo movement.
"I heard and read some awful stories," McKagan says in a statement. "As the father of two girls, I felt the need to write this song. If I have any job in the world, it's to protect the women in my life."
"I wanted to make the man in the song as awful as possible," he continues. "I wanted to make him a warning. We hear stories of people showing signs beforehand...and we hear also that something could have been done. I don't have an answer, and the song doesn't either. The hope is to simply raise awareness of distressing signals that some may display."
Tenderness is due out May 31. McKagan will kick off a U.S. tour in support of the record May 30 in Philadelphia.
Credit: Neil KrugBush has premiered a new song called "Bullet Holes," which the band recorded for the new movie John Wick: Chapter 3 -- Parabellum. The track is available now for digital download.
You can also watch the accompanying "Bullet Holes" video -- which features footage from the Keanu Reeves-starring action film and a shirtless Gavin Rossdale -- now on YouTube.
Bush recorded "Bullet Holes" with film composer and Marilyn Manson collaborator Tyler Bates.
"'Bullet Holes' is one of four songs Gavin Rossdale and I wrote together for the forthcoming Bush record," says Bates. "At that time, I was working on the score for this film and once Gavin sang the chorus, I felt the song would be a perfect compliment to the movie."
"We sent the track to the director, Chad Stahelski, and he was into it," Bates adds. "We are very psyched that this song is now part of the John Wick world."
John Wick 3 is in theaters now.
Bush will spend their summer touring with Live as both bands celebrate the 25th anniversary of their respective 1994 albums, Sixteen Stone and Throwing Copper. The joint trek kicks off June 6 in Mashantucket, Connecticut.
Robert Schlesinger/RedfernsIt's been four years since The Hives released new music, but the Swedish rockers are now back with a song fittingly titled "I'm Alive." You can download the tune now via digital outlets.
"I'm Alive" follows the 2015 single "Blood Red Moon." The band's latest album was 2012's Lex Hives.
The Hives will launch a tour with fellow Swedes Refused this Saturday, May 18 in Philadelphia.
Polydor Records/Interscope RecordsWhen Lana Del Reyteased that she'd be recording her take on the Sublime song "Doin' Time," she wasn't kidding around. The full cover is out today, and you can download it via digital outlets.
Del Rey recorded the cover for the new Sublime documentary, simply titled Sublime, which premiered last month at the Tribeca Film Festival.
"Not a day goes by that I don't listen to at least one Sublime song," says Del Rey. "They epitomized the SoCal vibe and made a genre and sound totally their own."
"We are so excited to be collaborating with Lana on this," adds Sublime drummer Bud Gough. "The smoky, sexy, iconic sound of her voice breathes new life into one of our favorite singles."
The original "Doin' Time," a loose interpretation of the classic George Gershwin song "Summertime," appeared on Sublime's 1996 self-titled album, along with the singles "What I Got," "Santeria" and "Wrong Way."
Del Rey's "Doin' Time" cover follows her recent trio of singles, "Mariners Apartment Complex," "Venice B****" and "hope is a dangerous thing for a woman like me to have -- but i have it," which she recorded with Jack Antonoff. She's also been working on a new album, Norman F***ing Rockwell.
14th Floor Records LimitedLast year, Biffy Clyro frontman Simon Neilsaid that the band was working on two new albums: a follow-up to 2016's Ellipsis, and a soundtrack to an upcoming film. We now know the details for one of those projects.
The Scottish rockers will release Balance, Not Symmetry, the soundtrack to a movie of the same name directed by Jamie Adams, this Friday, May 17. You can download the title track now via digital outlets.
"On meeting Jamie, we realized early on that we'd both had to deal with grief at a relatively young age," says Neil, who co-wrote the film.
"It was interesting to talk about how we'd both dealt with it and the effect it had on us," he continues. "This is the main crux of the film, delving into the lonely world of grief and loss and coming out the other side."
Balance, Not Symmetry the movie premieres in the U.K. July 26.
Here's the album track list:
"Balance, Not Symmetry" "All Singing and All Dancing" "Different Kind of Love" "Sunrise" "Pink" "Colour Wheel" "Gates of Heaven" "Fever Dream" "Navy Blue" "Tunnels and Trees" "Plead" "The Naturals" "Yellow" "Touch" "Jasabiab" "Following Master" "Adored"
Credit: Jimmy FontaineCoheed and Cambria's songs are known for their elaborate, proggy arrangements, but the band has shown how you can cover them with just your voices.
The "Welcome Home" rockers star in a new segment for the website FreqsTV.com called "Auto-Cappella," in which artists perform their songs completely a cappella while sitting in a car. For their performance, Coheed put an all-vocal spin on their song "The Gutter."
You can watch the segment streaming now on YouTube.
"The Gutter" is a track from Coheed's latest album The Unheavenly Creatures. They'll hit the road in support of the record on a tour with Mastodon starting May 28 in Louisville, Kentucky.
Credit: P.R. BrownThe wait for a new Evanescence album may soon be coming to an end.
Speaking to Consequence of Sound, frontwoman Amy Lee says that the band is "ready to start writing a new album now," and that they are "open-minded right now" about ideas for the record.
Lee adds that Evanescence's current tour, a return to a more straightforward rock show following last summer's orchestra-backed outing, has helped them get into the right mindset to record another album.
"The orchestra thing was so beautiful and so different," Lee explains. "It made us really grow in different directions and work in a way that was outside of all of our comfort zones, until it got comfortable."
"But, up was the new down," she continues. "So, we wanted to get back to the heart and root of our sound as a band and start playing together to get in the mood for the next thing."
The new album will follow 2017's Synthesis, which re-imagined songs from the Evanescence catalog with electronics and a full orchestra. The last Evanescence record of new original music was their 2011 self-titled effort.
ABC/Randy HolmesIn case you didn't notice, a lot of people are Billie Eilish fans. One of them is actress Melissa McCarthy, who went on The Ellen DeGeneres Show Thursday to ask the "bury a friend" singer if she can go on tour with her.
"I think every super-cool 17-year-old musician needs a 48-year-old Midwestern mother of two...as her hype man," the Bridesmaids star says.
To prove her merit, McCarthy shared a new version of Eilish's "bad guy" video. It has the Oscar-nominated actress spliced into the surreal clip and providing running commentary. It turns out that busting through walls of yellow construction paper and riding Go-Karts in the streets is harder than it looks.
With or without McCarthy, Eilish will launch a North American tour in support of her debut album WHEN WE ALL FALL ASLEEP, WHERE DO WE GO? May 29 in San Francisco.
UMe/Artists DenBack in February 2013, Soundgarden taped an episode of the long-running Live from the Artists Den concert series at the Wiltern Theater in Los Angeles. Now, that special is being released as a new concert film and live album.
Soundgarden: Live from the Artists Den will be available in various formats on July 26. The "super deluxe" box set edition of the release will include a Blu-ray featuring the full 29-song concert and 30 minutes of bonus interview footage, plus four LPs, two CDs and a 40-page photo book. Various memorabilia, including a replica all-access pass and ticket stub, rounds out the package.
"This live show was really special, and I know how much fun Chris had that night," says Vicky Cornell, widow of late frontman Chris Cornell. "The idea of giving fans the opportunity to experience it in its entirety is something I'm proud to share with them."
Additionally, the special will screen live in Los Angeles on June 17, New York City June 18 and June 23 in Seattle. The L.A. and NYC screenings will be "immersive events," featuring multiple screens, 360-degree viewing and a "stunning light show."
Credit: Alysse GafkjenThe Black Keys have premiered a new song called "Go," which will appear on the duo's upcoming album, Let's Rock.
The track is accompanied by a goofy video that imagines Dan Auerbach and Patrick Carney spending the five years since the last Black Keys album, 2014's Turn Blue, at a mediation retreat to repair their broken relationship.
"It was great making this video with [director] Bryan [Schlam], partially because it was filmed at the very type of place it is making fun of," Carney says.
"The video was fun, but we still haven't spoken," Auerbach adds, presumably joking.
"Go" is now available for digital download, and you can watch the video now on YouTube.
Let's Rock, featuring the lead single "Lo/Hi," is due out June 28. The Black Keys will launch a U.S. tour behind the new record in September.
Roadrunner RecordsAs Slipknot fans have been speculating, the band's hints all week have finally paid off. The masked metallers have announced We Are Not Your Kind, the long-awaited follow-up to 2014's .5: The Gray Chapter.
Additionally, the band has revealed its new masks, a track listing for the album -- due August 9 -- and a video for the brand-new song "Unsainted," directed by the band's co-founder M. Shawn "Clown" Crahan. The track list does not include the previously released single "All Out Life."
"This is most time we’ve had to write a record, and work stuff out together," guitarist Jim Root noted in a press release. "One of my inspirations this time around was those artists that recorded full length albums -- not just songs. While the industry is moving toward singles, Slipknot wanted to make an album experience, front to back."
Crahan added, "These days the art we are making comes with the highest reward, because it's taken the most time. Almost four years to create this emotion and temperature, and the reward now is nothing short of salvation."
The band hits the road starting in June on a massive worldwide tour dubbed the Knotfest Roadshow, which arrives in the U.S. starting July 26 in Mountain View, California. Joining the band on the run will be Volbeat, Gojira and Behemoth.
Before then, you can catch Slipknot on ABC's Jimmy Kimmel Live! this Friday, May 17.
Here's the track listing for We Are Not Your Kind:
"Insert Coin" "Unsainted" "Birth Of The Cruel" "Death Because Of Death" "Nero Forte" "Critical Darling" "Liar’s Funeral" "Red Flag" "What’s Next" "Spiders" "Orphan" "My Pain" "Not Long For This World" "Solway Firth"