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2018-02-22

Watch Jared Leto in trailer for new Netflix film, "The Outsider"

Netflix has shared the trailer for the upcoming film The Outsider, starring Thirty Seconds to Mars frontman Jared Leto. In the movie, Leto plays an American soldier who's imprisoned in Japan after World War II. After being released, he finds himself in the debt of the Yakuza organized crime syndicate. Copious amounts of violence ensues. The Outsider premieres on Netflix March 9. If you want to see Leto in person in addition to on your streaming devices, you can catch Thirty Seconds to Mars live this summer on their Monolith tour, which begins June 6 in Toronto. The band's new,…

posted 2018/02/22 by Music News From ABC News Radio - Active Rock

Bad Wolves honor Dolores O'Riordan in "Zombie" video

Bad Wolves have released the video for their cover of The Cranberries' hit "Zombie." The cover was originally supposed to feature Dolores O'Riordan, but sadly, she died the day she was scheduled to record her vocals. The Bad Wolves video features a woman wearing the same all-gold outfit and bodypaint that O'Riordan wore in the original "Zombie" visual. She tries to reach out to frontman Tommy Vext, but the two are separated by a glass wall. Instead, she can only leave gold handprints on the glass. In a statement, O'Riordan's U.K. publicist, Lindsey Holmes, says that the late Irish musician…

posted 2018/02/22 by Music News From ABC News Radio - Active Rock

Disturbed, Coldplay earn Olympic-sized sales boosts

The music of Disturbed was introduced to a whole new audience last week: When their cover version of "The Sound of Silence" was used to soundtrack a figure skating routine at the 2018 Winter Olympics, it resulted in a big sales boost for the track. According to Billboard, the Chicago metallers' orchestral take on the Simon & Garfunkel classic earned 17,000 digital downloads for the week ending February 15: a 289% jump. The song was used during a performance from French figure skating pair Vanessa James and Morgan Cipres on February 14. But the gold medal for Olympic sales boosts…

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Royal Blood has "written a few bits" for next album

Royal Blood just released their sophomore album How Did We Get So Dark? last summer, but the British duo has already started looking towards record number three. "We've thought about it," frontman Mike Kerr tells NME. "We're pretty busy at the moment. We've written a few bits, but we're kind of still in the thrust of touring. Until that comes to an end, we won't be embarking on much as of yet." Kerr hasn't thought too much about the sound of the next album, but he is sure of one thing: it has to rock. "As long as it's rock…

posted 2018/02/22 by Music News From ABC News Radio - Active Rock

2018-02-21

Foo Fighters, Lorde & more win Brit Awards

The 2018 Brit Awards, the British equivalent of the Grammys, were held in London Wednesday night, and the winners include Foo Fighters and Lorde. Dave Grohl and company took home the International Group prize, while the New Zealander earned the International Female Solo Artist title. Other winners include Gorillaz for British Group and Rag'n'Bone Man's "Human" for British Single. In addition to winning a Brit, Foo Fighters also performed their Concrete and Gold single "The Sky Is a Neighborhood" at the ceremony. Liam Gallagher took the stage as well to play the Oasis song "Live Forever" in honor of the…

posted 2018/02/21 by Music News From ABC News Radio - Active Rock

Chris Cornell's widow Vicky Cornell joining Addiction Policy Forum's Advisory Board

Vicky Cornell, wife of the late Chris Cornell, has joined the Advisory Board at the Addiction Policy Forum, a national nonprofit organization dedicated to improving policy related to drug abuse prevention, treatment, recovery and criminal justice reform. "I've learned a lot since losing Chris, including the fact that addiction is a brain disease -- a disease that is both preventable and treatable," says Vicky in a statement. "While I can't bring my husband back, I can help the millions of other families struggling with addiction and I hope we can prevent this horrific experience from happening to others." As an…

posted 2018/02/21 by Music News From ABC News Radio - Active Rock

Imagine Dragons set to perform at annual Rise Up Gala for pediatric cancer charity

Imagine Dragons is ready to help slay cancer with their fifth annual Rise Up Gala. The one-night-only event will raise funds for The Tyler Robinson Foundation, the band’s nonprofit organization that supports families with pediatric cancer diagnoses. Imagine Dragons will be delivering a special acoustic performance at the event, which takes place at Caesars Palace in Las Vegas on Friday, September 14. The gala will also include cocktails, dinner and a live and silent auction. Comedian Joel McHale will host. Individual tickets are now available on TRF.org. Earlier today, Imagine Dragons debuted their new single, "Next to You," and announced…

posted 2018/02/21 by Music News From ABC News Radio - Active Rock

Corey Taylor, Courtney Love performing at mental health benefit concert

Corey Taylor and Courtney Love are performing at Above Ground, a benefit concert raising funds for mental health treatment. The show takes place April 16 in Los Angeles. Jane's Addiction's Dave Navarro and Billy Idol guitarist Billy Morrison will host the event, which will also feature performances from Eagles of Death Metal frontman Jesse Hughes and Apocalyptica vocalist Franky Perez. During the concert, the musicians will be playing songs from The Velvet Underground's debut album The Velvet Underground & Nico and Kings of the Wild Frontier by Adam and the Ants. Proceeds from Above Ground will be donated to MusiCares, the charitable arm…

posted 2018/02/21 by Music News From ABC News Radio - Active Rock

Avenged Sevenfold, Rob Zombie & Marilyn Manson headlining 2018 Heavy Montreal festival

Avenged Sevenfold, Rob Zombie and Marilyn Manson will embark on a trip to Canada this summer -- they're all performing at the 2018 Heavy Montreal festival, scheduled for July 28-29. Joining them on the bill will be Asking Alexandria, Hollywood Undead, Underoath, Gojira, Trivium, Baroness and I Prevail, among others. For the full lineup and ticket info, visit HeavyMontreal.com. Copyright © 2018, ABC Radio. All rights reserved.

posted 2018/02/21 by Music News From ABC News Radio - Active Rock

Imagine Dragons release new song, announce more Evolve tour dates

The evolution continues: Imagine Dragons debuted a brand new single today and announced summer dates for their Evolve Tour. Their new song, called “Next to Me,” is about a person experiencing unconditional love despite his flaws. Frontman Dan Reynolds tells Apple Music's Zane Lowe that writing a love song was unusual for him. “I don't typically write love songs,” he says. “It was different, but it was fun and it stretched me...it's about my frailties within romance.” The band will be performing the song, as well as other hits including “Believer” and “Thunder,” on the road this summer starting June…

posted 2018/02/21 by Music News From ABC News Radio - Active Rock

In her first TV interview, Chris Cornell's wife Vicky Cornell reveals how the late rocker relapsed

The first TV interview with Vicky Cornell, Chris Cornell's widow, aired Wednesday morning on ABC's Good Morning America. During her conversation with ABC's Robin Roberts, Vicky revealed how the Soundgarden frontman, who had struggled with drug addiction throughout his life, relapsed prior to his suicide last May. "Approximately a year before [Chris] died, he was prescribed a benzodiazepine to help him sleep," she remembers. "He had torn his shoulder, he complained that the pain in the shoulder was waking him up." "In retrospect, I've learned it's not supposed to be given to anybody who's in recovery," Vicky continues. "If you…

posted 2018/02/21 by Music News From ABC News Radio - Active Rock

Jack White, Queens of the Stone Age to headline 2018 Beale Street Music Festival

Jack White and Queens of the Stone Age will head down to Memphis this spring to headline the 2018 Beale Street Music Festival, held May 4-6. The bill also includes Incubus, Odesza, Kaleo, Vance Joy, Franz Ferdinand, Chevelle, Cake, The Flaming Lips, Dashboard Confessional, MisterWives and Andrew W.K., among others. For the full lineup and ticket info, visit MemphisinMay.org. Copyright © 2018, ABC Radio. All rights reserved.

posted 2018/02/21 by Music News From ABC News Radio - Active Rock