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2017-09-14

Microphones used to record Nirvana's "In Utero" to be auctioned

If you ever wanted to own the microphone Kurt Cobain used when he sang "Heart-Shaped Box," now's your chance. Recording engineer and producer Steve Albini is auctioning off three microphones used during the recording of Nirvana's final album, 1993's In Utero. The mics include two Lomo 19A9s, which were used as overheads for Dave Grohl's drum tracks, and an Electro-Voice PL20, which, along with one of the Lomos, was used to record Cobain's vocals. "They stopped being microphones and now they're artifacts," says Albini, who produced In Utero. "I feel like I should get them into the hands of somebody who…

posted 2017/09/14 by Music News From ABC News Radio - Active Rock

Green Day's Billie Joe Armstrong pays tribute to Husker Du's Grant Hart

Billie Joe Armstrong has shared a statement mourning the death Grant Hart, drummer, co-vocalist and songwriter of Husker Du. In an Instagram post, the Green Day frontman describes how Hart and his Husker Du band mate, singer and guitarist Bob Mould, impacted his life. "This one hurt. Bad," Armstrong writes. "There are no words that describe the huge impact that Grant Hart and Bob Mould's music on Green Day." Armstrong explains that when Green Day first started, Husker Du was his favorite band.  "We became a three piece because of Husker," he says. "We went through adolescence listening to this…

posted 2017/09/14 by Music News From ABC News Radio - Active Rock

Listen now: Weezer goes surfin' USA with new song, "Beach Boys"

It may be September, but Weezer is keeping the summer vibes going with their new song, "Beach Boys." The sunny track is streaming alongside a colorful lyric video now on YouTube. "Beach Boys" is a song from Weezer's forthcoming album, Pacific Daydream, which also features the previously released singles "Mexican Fender" and "Feels Like Summer." The album will arrive in full on October 27. Weezer will hit a number of music festivals this fall, including Atlanta's Music Midtown and New York City's The Meadows. Next year, they'll embark on a tour of Australia alongside Foo Fighters. Copyright © 2017, ABC…

posted 2017/09/14 by Music News From ABC News Radio - Active Rock

Fall Out Boy salutes "The Last of the Real Ones" with new song; launches #FOBChampion charity campaign

As promised, Fall Out Boy has delivered "The Last of the Real Ones," a new track from their forthcoming album, Mania. You can download the song now via digital platforms. Describing the new single, Pete Wentz says the song is about, "That kind of love you feel for someone because of their glitches, not in spite of them...where you feel the vacuum of them everywhere...and your heart just feels like TNT, quicksand and oblivion all at once." "The Last of the Real Ones" is the third track Fall Out Boy has shared from Mania, following "Champion" and "Young and Menace."…

posted 2017/09/14 by Music News From ABC News Radio - Active Rock

Dave Grohl reunites with medic who propped up his broken leg onstage in Sweden

After breaking his leg during a concert in Gothenburg, Sweden, Dave Grohl was able to finish the concert thanks to a member of the venue's on-site medical team, who helped prop up his leg so he could finish the show. Now, Grohl and the medic have run into each other again. On their Twitter account, Foo Fighters shared a photo of Grohl and the medic onstage during the fateful day in 2015 next to a new picture of them smiling together. "REUNITED!" the caption reads, in all caps. After the Sweden show, Foo Fighters canceled the rest of their European…

posted 2017/09/14 by Music News From ABC News Radio - Active Rock

Husker Du drummer, singer Grant Hart dead at 56

Grant Hart, drummer, co-vocalist and songwriter of the influential punk and alternative rock band Husker Du, has died.  Hart's Husker Du band mate, singer and guitarist Bob Mould, confirms Hart's passing on his Facebook. After reminiscing about first meeting Hart and their relationship over the ensuing decades, Mould writes in part, "The tragic news of Grant’s passing was not unexpected to me. My deepest condolences and thoughts to Grant’s family, friends, and fans around the world.  Grant Hart was a gifted visual artist, a wonderful story teller, and a frighteningly talented musician. Everyone touched by his spirit will always remember."…

posted 2017/09/14 by Music News From ABC News Radio - Active Rock

Tom Morello wants Prophets of Rage's debut album to be the "soundtrack of the resistance"

Prophets of Rage's self-titled debut album arrives this Friday, and it's the largest batch of original material yet from the politically charged rap-rock supergroup, made up of members of Rage Against the Machine, Public Enemy and Cypress Hill.  According to guitarist Tom Morello, the album is "just the beginning." "We formed the band during a kind of societal emergency during the election season in 2016 and found that we loved to play together, and found that both the musical and political mission was incomplete," Morello tells ABC Radio. "In this era of the Trump/Pence regime, it's time now more than…

posted 2017/09/14 by Music News From ABC News Radio - Active Rock

2017-09-13

Houston Open Air festival canceled due to hurricane aftermath

As Houston continues to recover from the damage left by Hurricane Harvey, the city's Houston Open Air music festival has been canceled. "Due to unforeseen and ongoing circumstances as well as continuous relief efforts needed to help stabilize Houston and its surrounding areas, we are cancelling Houston Open Air," reads a statement from the festival. Ticket-holders will be refunded. Avenged Sevenfold and Five Finger Death Punch were scheduled to headline Houston Open Air. The festival was also going to include sets from Prophets of Rage, Marilyn Manson, Stone Sour, Mastodon, Halestorm, Of Mice & Men, In This Moment, Starset and…

posted 2017/09/13 by Music News From ABC News Radio - Active Rock

Alter Bridge announces fall headlining tour with All That Remains

Alter Bridge will hit the road this fall on a headlining U.S. tour in continued support of their latest album, The Last Hero. The trek begins November 24 in Lake Buena Vista, Florida, and will wrap up December 16 in Spokane, Washington. All That Remains will open on select dates. Visit AlterBridge.com for ticket info. If you want a preview of what Alter Bridge can do live, you can check out the band's newly released Live at the O2 Arena live album and documentary, which was filmed and recorded at the famed London venue. Here are Alter Bridge's fall U.S.…

posted 2017/09/13 by Music News From ABC News Radio - Active Rock

Watch The Killers cover David Bowie's "Fame"

The Killers felt the spirit of the Thin White Duke during their appearance on the BBC Radio 1 Live Lounge Wednesday. Along with playing their new song "The Man," Brandon Flowers and company trotted out a spirited cover of the late David Bowie's "Fame." You can watch the performance now on YouTube. The Killers' new album Wonderful Wonderful will be released September 22. The band will kick off a North American tour in support of the album next January. Copyright © 2017, ABC Radio. All rights reserved.

posted 2017/09/13 by Music News From ABC News Radio - Active Rock

Marilyn Manson isn't happy that Justin Bieber told him he'd made Manson "relevant again

For his 2016 summer tour, Justin Bieber sold -- and wore -- a re-purposed Marilyn Manson t-shirt, featuring the Antichrist Superstar's face on the front, and the phrase "Bigger than Satan...Bieber" on the back. In an interview with Consequence of Sound, Manson now says that Bieber was -- shall we say -- less than grateful about the whole deal. Manson explains that when he first met Bieber, "he was [already] wearing the shirt that had his name on my shirt, and he said to me, 'I made you relevant again.'" "Bad mistake to say to me," Manson says. "He was…

posted 2017/09/13 by Music News From ABC News Radio - Active Rock

Watch now: Corey Taylor pole dances in Stone Sour's "Rose Red Violent Blue (This Song Is Dumb & So Am I)" video

Stone Sour hits the strip club in the band's new video for their song "Rose Red Violent Blue (This Song Is Dumb & So Am I)," but it's not what you think. Corey Taylor and company take the stage themselves to entertain a group of dollar-bill-dropping women. Member of Steel Panther also cameo in the clip as the club's staff. You can watch the video now on YouTube. "Rose Red Violent Blue" is a track from Stone Sour's new album, Hydrograd, which also features the lead single "Song #3." Stone Sour will kick off a U.S. headlining tour behind Hydrograd…

posted 2017/09/13 by Music News From ABC News Radio - Active Rock