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Skillet Earn New Double Platinum, Platinum + Gold Song Certifications

Skillet this week earned three new platinum and gold sales certifications from the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA). Two of the awards update previously certified Skillet songs, giving the John Cooper-led Christian rock band another multi-platinum record and another singularly platinum one. The newly platinum Skillet singles are “Awake and Alive,” freshly certified double-platinum …
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Carrie Underwood announces “Denim & Rhinestones” US tour

Carrie Underwood has announced “The Denim & Rhinestones Tour,” a 43-date US trek in support of her forthcoming album of the same name. Joined by rising artist Jimmie Allen, Underwood kicks off the humongous tour on October 15th in Greenville, South Carolina. Throughout the fall, she’ll hit the likes of …
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“We’ll Answer the Call” EP by John McDonough

It’s to my discredit as an avid reader of history that I never knew about Joe Rantz and the United States rowing team at the 1936 Olympics. One of the most famous Games in history, Jesse Owens took home with Hitler reputedly watching from the audience and the shadow of …
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Taylor Momsen Had ‘Depression, Substance Abuse’ Issues After Chris Cornell’s

The Pretty Reckless leader Taylor Momsen told Shinedown‘s Brent Smith that she suffered depression and substance abuse following the 2017 death of Chris Cornell, her friend and mentor who sang in Soundgarden, Audioslave and Temple of the Dog. Her grief compounded when Pretty Reckless producer Kato Khandwala, who worked closely with the rock band, died …
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Jens Lekman Announces Partially Remade Versions of Oh You’re So

Jens Lekman: 04-30 Los Angeles, CA – Aratani Theatre05-02 San Francisco, CA – Great American Music Hall05-05 Portland, OR – Aladdin Theater05-06 Tacoma, WA – ALMA05-07 Seattle, WA – Neumos05-09 Salt Lake City, UT – Urban05-11 Denver, CO – Bluebird05-13 Milwaukee, WI – Back Room @ Colectivo05-14 Minneapolis, MN – …
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Ariana Grande, Miley Cyrus, Billie Eilish, Olivia Rodrigo, Megan Thee

More than 150 artists and influencers have signed on to support Planned Parenthood’s #BansOffOurBodies campaign, with Miley Cyrus, Camila Cabello, Olivia Rodrigo, Ariana Grande, Shawn Mendes, Megan Thee Stallion, Halsey and many more lending their names to a full-page New York Times ad on Friday (May 13) denouncing the leaked …
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Chalice Collective’s New Track “Flame Of Truth”

Chalice Collective’s new track, “Flame Of Truth” doesn’t hold back. Featuring a whirlwind of electronic beats and sincere appreciation for deep-seeded melodies, “Flame Of Truth” burns very bright without the slightest flicker or wavering spirit. Capitalizing on lead singer (and songwriter and creative director) Sedona Swan Soulfire’s remarkable stoicism, Chalice …
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‘This Is Spinal Tap’ Sequel Set With Rob Reiner Returning

Rob Reiner is turning it up to 11. Again. The director is returning for a sequel to cult comedy This Is Spinal Tap with original stars Michael McKean, Christopher Guest and Harry Shearer also reprising their roles as the fictional English heavy metal band. In addition to directing, Reiner will reprise his …
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Michael Anthony Had Been in Talks on Van Halen Tribute

With talks recently of a potential Van Halen tribute tour, longtime Van Halen bassist Michael Anthony revealed that he had been involved with talks concerning the potential trek. The bassist reached out to numerous other musicians to see if they’d want to be a part of the tour, but it …
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Mac Miller drug dealer sentenced to 17

Stephen Walter, one of the three men charged in the overdose death of Mac Miller, has received a 17.5-year prison sentence after pleading guilty to federal charges of distribution of fentanyl, reports Rolling Stone. The sentence came after US District Judge Otis D. Wright, II rejected a plea agreement that …
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BTS announce new anthology album Proof, featuring three new songs

BTS have clued in ARMY on their next project. The group will release a new anthology album called Proof on June 10th. The three-disc collection comprises songs from BTS’s discography to date, as well as three new songs. The included tracks “reflect the thoughts and ideas of the members on …
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PHOTOS: Smashing Pumpkins Are First Rock Band Since 1976 Honored

Wednesday (May 11) was a big day for the members of Smashing Pumpkins, who not only announced a major tour with Jane’s Addiction, Poppy and Meg Meyers but also became the rare rock band to have their handprints captured for posterity for the TCL Chinese Theatre in Hollywood. The legendary …
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Cardi B Takes a Destructive Swing at Tennis on New

Balenciaga Bardi traded her stilettos for tennis shoes for the newest episode of Cardi Tries, the series that follows Cardi B and her friends as they try their hands at new skills. In a clip shared exclusively with Billboard on Friday (May 12), Cardi hits the tennis court with her friend and …
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Liam Gallagher Says People Who Try to Cancel Others Can

In case you didn’t already know, Liam Gallagher is not a fan of being told what he can and can’t do or say. As more and more celebrities are being canceled as a result of today’s social climate, the rocker says that the people doing the canceling can “fuck off.” …
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Angel Olsen Shares Video for New Song “Big Time”

Angel Olsen has shared a new video her latest single, the title track from her forthcoming LP Big Time. The video is directed by Kimberly Stuckwisch and has choreography by Monika Felice Smith. Check it out below. “Big Time” is the second single the new album, due out June 3 …
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When Trevor Strnad Joined His Heroes in Cannibal Corpse Onstage

There’s a saying that you should never meet your heroes, but anyone who has been fortunate enough to be around Cannibal Corpse‘s George ‘Corspsegrinder’ Fisher or the late Trevor Strnad of The Black Dahlia Murder, would argue otherwise. And for Strnad, meeting his heroes meant frequently touring and guesting onstage …
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Cradle of Filth part ways with guitarist and keyboardist

Cradle of Filth are parting ways with a pair of band members: guitarist Richard Shaw and keyboardist Anabelle Iratni. Band mastermind Dani Filth commented on the lineup change in a statement also revealing the replacements for Shaw and Iratni. Based on Filth’s remarks, the shakeup appears to have been a …
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Duran Duran say Hall of Fame induction is “closest thing”

Duran Duran were announced this morning as part of the class of 2022 inductees into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. After releasing a brief video of thanks following the announcement, the band shared a statement from France in which they called the honor “the closest thing you’ll ever …
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Candlebox’s Kevin Martin Explains Why He’s Retiring From Touring

The clock is winding down on Candlebox singer Kevin Martin‘s touring career, as he revealed to Long Island radio station 94.3 The Shark that it’s his intent to retire after the summer of 2023. Candlebox are currently celebrating the 30th anniversary of their debut album, and the band itself will officially turn 31 …
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How to Get Tickets to Los Bukis’ 2022 Reunion Tour

The legendary Mexican group Los Bukis will play four major stadium shows in the US this summer as part of their 25th anniversary reunion tour. Get tickets here, and read on for more details including pre-sale information. What Is Los Bukis’ Next Tour? Planned as the final opportunity American audiences …
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Simple Plan’s Pierre Bouvier on Returning to Their Roots, 20

Listen via Apple Podcasts | Spotify | Google Podcasts | Amazon Podcasts | Stitcher | Pocket Casts | Radio Public | RSS Simple Plan’s Pierre Bouvier catches up with Kyle Meredith to talk about Harder Than It Looks, the sixth album from the pop punk band. The Canadian musician discusses going back to their roots,how this new record arrives on the …
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Selena Gomez Definitely Doesn’t Have ‘Ants in Her Pants,’ Post

If you’re going to label someone, at least get it right. That’s the lesson we all learned from the promos for this weekend’s Saturday Night Live, which will feature first-time host Selena Gomez and first-time musical guest Post Malone. “Two pop stars and two comedy actors,” cast member Aidy Bryant …
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Arcade Fire Share New Song “Unconditional I (Lookout Kid)”

Arcade Fire have shared their new song “Unconditional I (Lookout Kid).” The track appears on their forthcoming new album WE. Give it a listen below. “There’s nothing saccharine about unconditional love in a world that is coming apart at the seams,” Win Butler said in a statement. “WE need each …
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Jack White Says Olivia Rodrigo Is Introducing Teens to Vinyl

Pop star Olivia Rodrigo recently paid a visit to Jack White and his Third Man Records outpost in Nashville. The pair shared photos and a video of the encounter, showing mutual respect. White, the former White Stripes bandleader and solo artist, said the “very cool” Rodrigo is introducing Gen Z to …
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See Trailer for Tom DeLonge’s Sci-Fi Directorial Debut, ‘Monsters of

Tom DeLonge has expressed his UFO fascination in song (“Aliens Exist“), through his To the Stars organization, in books and now he’s doing so by directing a film. DeLonge is behind the lens for his directorial debut with the upcoming movie Monsters of California, and the trailer for the sci-fi adventure …
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Makin’ Tracks: Indie Trio The Woods ‘On Fire’ With First

“If a tree falls in a forest and no one is around to hear it, does it make a sound?” That age-old philosophical question gets a sort of modern-day variant with the advent of The Woods, a three-person indie combo that definitely deserves a listen. The trio’s debut single, “World’s …
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Silverstein Book Late Summer

UPDATE: Silverstein have just released another new song and video. Check out the Wyatt Clough-helmed video for “Live Like This” featuring special guest nothing.nowhere below. The 2022 touring schedule continues to fill, and there’s another great package trek to announce as Silverstein will be hitting the road with The Amity …
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Lady Gaga Announces New Top Gun: Maverick Song “Hold My

When I wrote this song for Top Gun: Maverick, I didn’t even realize the multiple layers it spanned across the film’s heart, my own psyche, and the nature of the world we’ve been living in. I’ve been working on it for years, perfecting it, trying to make it ours. I …
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Travis Scott Announces First Festival Performances Since Astroworld

After performing and DJing at two private events earlier this year, Travis Scott is slated to perform publicly for the first time since the tragic Astroworld 2021 music festival that left 10 dead and countless injured. Scott is headlining three Primavera Sound festivals in South America: He’ll perform in São …
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