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Jack White previews Third Man Pressing ahead of plant opening

Jack White's Third Man Records is opening its own vinyl pressing plant this Saturday, February 25 in Detroit's Cass Corridor neighborhood. Ahead of the facility's official launch, White spoke with ABC's Detroit affiliate WXYZ about the goal for Third Man Pressing. "The dream was to be able to have a plant that people could see records being pressed, and you could buy those records immediately that are on the machines you're looking at, which doesn't exist anywhere in the world," White said. "Trying to make things that have never existed before is sort of our goal at Third Man all…

posted 2017/02/24 by Music News From ABC News Radio - Active Rock

Foo Fighters to Headline Glastonbury

Foo Fighters will headline this year's edition of the U.K. mega festival Glastonbury. The band revealed the news during a live streamed broadcast from the Cheese and Grain venue in Frome, England. "The best band in the world today came to Worthy Farm to tell me that they're going to headline the Pyramid Stage," Glastonbury's Michael Eavis said. "Be there or be square." Eavis then welcomed the Foos to the stage, where they launched into a performance of "Learn to Fly." The band is still playing the intimate venue, and you can watch the concert live via YouTube. Foo Fighters…

posted 2017/02/24 by Music News From ABC News Radio - Active Rock

Gavin Rossdale's divorce "obviously informs" Bush's new album, "Black and White Rainbows"

Bush's new album Black and White Rainbows is the band's first to be released since frontman Gavin Rossdale's divorce from his ex-wife, No Doubt's Gwen Stefani. Speaking to Entertainment Tonight, Rossdale says that his divorce "obviously informs the record." "It's hard to separate yourself from the most monumental thing that happens in your life if you're an artist," he says. Rossdale adds that he wrote a handful of songs immediately after his divorce, but he didn't think they were "right" for the album. "They were written for me to write, in the purest sense," he explains. "Just to write to…

posted 2017/02/24 by Music News From ABC News Radio - Active Rock

Black Stone Cherry schedules summer headlining tour

Black Stone Cherry will hit the road this summer on a U.S. headlining tour. The outing kicks off May 25 in Houston and will wrap up June 17 in Earlville, Iowa. Visit BlackStoneCherry.com for ticket info. Prior the the summer run, Black Stone Cherry will embark on a spring US tour, starting with a home state show in Lexington, Kentucky on March 10. "It's been a while since we've set out on a coast-to-coast U.S. headline tour and we expect this to be the best yet!" the band says in a statement. "We are a LIVE band. We are bringing…

posted 2017/02/24 by Music News From ABC News Radio - Active Rock

Scott Stapp and Art of Anarchy declare "No Surrender" on new track

Art of Anarchy has shared a new track called "No Surrender," which appears on the band's forthcoming sophomore album The Madness, their first with Creed's Scott Stapp on vocals. You can listen to "No Surrender" now via Billboard.com. "In 'No Surrender' I addressed those moments in life where you've reached a personal crossroads or crisis," Stapp tells Billboard. Along with Stapp, Art of Anarchy includes ex-Guns N' Roses guitarist Ron "Bumblefoot" Thal and Disturbed bassist John Moyer. The band's first album, which was released in 2015, features the late Scott Weiland on lead vocals. Stapp's path to Art of Anarchy…

posted 2017/02/24 by Music News From ABC News Radio - Active Rock


Bring Me the Horizon's Oli Sykes guests on new track "Silence Speaks" from metalcore band While She Sleeps

Bring Me the Horizon frontman Oli Sykes lends his voice to a new song from fellow British metalcore band While She Sleeps. The track is called "Silence Speaks," and you can listen to it, and watch the accompanying video, now on YouTube. "Silence Speaks" appears on While She Sleeps' forthcoming new album You Are We, which will be released April 21. Sykes and Bring Me the Horizon are coming to the U.S. next month for their American Nightmare headlining tour, which kicks off March 8 in Orlando. Copyright © 2017, ABC Radio. All rights reserved.

posted 2017/02/23 by Music News From ABC News Radio - Active Rock

Highly Suspect builds a robot in "My Name Is Human" video

Highly Suspect has premiered the video for their Grammy-nominated single "My Name Is Human." The visual is set against a stark white background, and shows a machine building a human-like robot, played by Pretty Little Liars actress Chloe Bridges. It's basically a few cowboys and a player piano version of a Radiohead song away from being a Westworld episode. You can watch the "My Name Is Human" video now via VanityFair.com. "A lot of people think the song is about being a human," frontman Johnny Stevens tells Vanity Fair. "I believe some of us aren't human at all. Or at…

posted 2017/02/23 by Music News From ABC News Radio - Active Rock

Rob Zombie records voice for "Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2"

Rob Zombie is back for another round with the frickin' Guardians of the Galaxy. The shock rocker and filmmaker has confirmed he plays a part in the upcoming Marvel Studios sequel, Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2. On his Instagram, Zombie has posted a photo of himself and Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 director James Gunn. "With @jamesgunn at Disney recording a voice for Guardians of the Galaxy 2!" Zombie writes in the caption. In the first Guardians of the Galaxy film, Zombie voiced the navigation system for a ship flown by the space pirates known as Ravagers. It's…

posted 2017/02/23 by Music News From ABC News Radio - Active Rock

Travis Barker drums with carrots in PETA video

Travis Barker and his 11-year-old daughter Alabama star in a new People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals campaign, urging people to "make some noise for animals" and "never be silent." In a video for the campaign, the Blink-182 member jams on drums using carrots for sticks. You can watch the video now on YouTube. All the members of Blink-182 are either vegan or vegetarian. Last year, PETA named the pop-punk trio the Most Animal-Friendly Band of 2016. This spring, Blink-182 will embark on a North American headlining tour in support of their new album, California. The outing kicks off March…

posted 2017/02/23 by Music News From ABC News Radio - Active Rock

Seether announces new album, "Poison the Parish"; shares lead single "Let You Down"

Seether has unveiled the details of their next album. The seventh studio effort from the South African rockers is called Poison the Parish, and will be released May 12. Along with the album announcement, Seether has also shared "Let You Down," the lead single from Poison the Parish. You can listen to "Let You Down," and watch its accompanying horror movie-inspired video, now on YouTube. As previously reported, this summer, Seether will hold its annual Rise Above Fest, which raises funds for, and awareness of, suicide prevention and mental illness. The festival takes place July 22-23 in Bangor, Maine, and…

posted 2017/02/23 by Music News From ABC News Radio - Active Rock

Twenty One Pilots breaks "Billboard" Hot Rock Songs chart record with "Heathens"

Twenty One Pilots has broken a Billboard chart record with their single "Heathens." The Grammy-nominated track has now spent 28 weeks atop the publication's Hot Rock Songs chart, longer than any other song since the tally was launched in 2009. "Heathens" breaks the record previously set by Walk the Moon, who spent 27 weeks at number one on Hot Rock Songs in 2015 with their single "Shut Up and Dance." Twenty One Pilots has essentially ruled the Hot Rock Songs chart for the past year. In fact, a Twenty One Pilots song, be it "Heathens," "Stressed Out" or "Ride," has…

posted 2017/02/23 by Music News From ABC News Radio - Active Rock


Foo Fighters guitarist Chris Shiflett hits the beach in video for solo song, "West Coast Town"

Foo Fighters guitarist Chris Shiflett has shared the video for his song "West Coast Town," the title track from his forthcoming new solo album. The clip follows a cowboy hat-wearing Shiflett shuffling down a beach as he plays the country-flavored tune. You can watch the "West Coast Town" video now on YouTube. West Coast Town will be released April 14. Shiflett will be touring the U.S. in support of the album this spring starting March 21 in Portland, Oregon. The guitarist will reunite with Foo Fighters in May to headline the BottleRock Napa Valley festival, held May 26-28 in Napa,…

posted 2017/02/22 by Music News From ABC News Radio - Active Rock