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Walking Papers, featuring Guns N' Roses and Mad Season members, announces new album

Seattle-based band Walking Papers, featuring Guns N' Roses and Velvet Revolver bassist Duff McKagan and Mad Season drummer Barrett Martin, have announced that their sophomore album, WP2, will be released on January 19. Along with McKagan and Martin, Walking Papers also features Jefferson Angell and Benjamin Anderson of the band The Missionary Position. "This record has exceeded my expectations of what I thought that might be,” says Angell of WP2. "It perfectly captures the raw, explosive energy of a band primed from extensive touring while at the same time achieving the polish and elevation that comes from experimenting in the…

posted 2017/11/14 by Music News From ABC News Radio - Active Rock

Coldplay's Chris Martin to appear on ABC's "Modern Family"

Chris Martin is headed to Modern Family. The Coldplay frontman will guest on an upcoming episode of the ABC sitcom, airing Wednesday, November 29. In the episode, titled "Brushes with Celebrity," the members of the Pritchett-Dunphy-Tucker family recall their most memorable celebrity encounter, and Ty Burell's character Phil, a realtor, recounts how he showed a house to Martin. According to the episode description, Phil is "determined to make a good impression" with Martin while also battling an "intense pain radiating from a very inconvenient part of his body." Modern Family airs Wednesdays at 9 p.m ET on ABC. Coldplay, meanwhile,…

posted 2017/11/14 by Music News From ABC News Radio - Active Rock

Compilation of Bring Me the Horizon's pre-"That's the Spirit" material being released

Bring Me the Horizon's former record label, Epitaph, is releasing a compilation of the band's material prior to their latest album, 2015's That's the Spirit. Titled Bring Me the Horizon 2004-2013, the collection will be released on CD November 24, and on vinyl February 9. The 15-track album includes material from Bring Me the Horizon's 2004 debut EP, This Is What the Edge of Your Seat Was Made For, as well as their first five full-lengths: 2006's Count Your Blessings, 2008's Suicide Season, 2010's There Is a Hell, Believe Me I've Seen It. There Is a Heaven, Let's Keep It…

posted 2017/11/14 by Music News From ABC News Radio - Active Rock

The Killers, AWOLNATION, Portugal. the Man & more to play 2018 Hangout festival

The Killers will head to Gulf Shores, Alabama next year to headline the 2018 Hangout festival, scheduled for May 18-20. The lineup also includes AWOLNATION, Portugal. the Man, Cold War Kids, Bleachers, Grouplove, Greta Van Fleet, Foster the People, The Struts, Nothing But Thieves, St. Vincent, Manchester Orchestra, Alice Merton and Welshly Arms, among others. Along with The Killers, Kendrick Lamar and The Chainsmokers will headline. For the full lineup and ticket info, visit HangoutMusicFest.com. Copyright © 2017, ABC Radio. All rights reserved.

posted 2017/11/14 by Music News From ABC News Radio - Active Rock

Paramore's Hayley Williams makes "Forbes" 30 Under 30 list

Paramore frontwoman Hayley Williams is included in the music category of the 2018 Forbes 30 Under 30 list. The magazine recognizes Williams, who turns 29 in December, for her success with Paramore, as well as the launch of her goodDYEyoung hair color company. Other musicians who made the 30 Under 30 ranking include rapper Cardi B, hip-hop trio Migos, and pop star Joe Jonas. Paramore released their new album After Laughter, featuring the lead single "Hard Times," earlier this year. Copyright © 2017, ABC Radio. All rights reserved.

posted 2017/11/14 by Music News From ABC News Radio - Active Rock

Foo Fighters add fall dates to 2018 tour

It looks like Foo Fighters will be spending basically their entire 2018 on the road. Dave Grohl and company have added another batch of tour dates for next year, running from September 1 in Seattle to September 12 in San Jose, California. Tickets for the newly announced dates go on sale beginning this Saturday, November 18 at 10 a.m. local time via FooFighters.com. The fall 2018 dates will follow the Foos' spring and summer tour, which begins April 18 in Austin and wraps up with a July 29-30 with a two-night stand at Chicago's Wrigley Field. The band will also…

posted 2017/11/14 by Music News From ABC News Radio - Active Rock

Nickelback premieres hard-rocking "The Betrayal Act III" video

Nickelback has shared the video for "The Betrayal Act III," a track from the band's new album, Feed the Machine. The stark, black-and-white clip shows Chad Kroeger and company delivering an intense performance of the heavy track. You can watch the video now on YouTube. Feed the Machine, Nickelback's ninth studio effort, was released over the summer. The band will launch a five-show Las Vegas residency in support of the album, beginning February 23. The Vegas shows will be Nickelback's only North American dates of 2018. In addition to their new video, Nickelback has had an eventful week already: Billy…

posted 2017/11/14 by Music News From ABC News Radio - Active Rock

Halestorm and Stone Sour announce 2018 co-headlining tour

Halestorm and Stone Sour will embark on a co-headlining North American tour next year. The joint trek begins in Canada on January 27 in Abbotsford, British Columbia, and will wrap up February 11 in Rochester, New York. Visit HalestormRocks.com for ticket info. Following the co-headlining dates, Stone Sour will play a trio of U.S. shows on their own with support from Red Sun Rising. Check out StoneSour.com for ticket info on those dates. Halestorm is currently working on their fourth studio album, which is due out in the spring. Stone Sour, meanwhile, will be touring behind their new album, Hydrograd.…

posted 2017/11/14 by Music News From ABC News Radio - Active Rock

Johnny Depp returns in Marilyn Manson's NSFW "KILL4ME" video

Marilyn Manson has premiered the video for his song "KILL4ME," a track from his new album Heaven Upside Down. The NSFW clip is streaming now on YouTube. The new video is a sequel of sorts to Manson's previously released "SAY10" visual, in that both contain a whole lot of nudity, profanity and violence, as well as a returning Johnny Depp. So yeah, like we said, NSFW. Manson is back on the road touring Europe.  He was injured by a falling stage prop during a show in New York City in September, which forced him to postpone his fall North American tour.…

posted 2017/11/14 by Music News From ABC News Radio - Active Rock

Sleeping with Sirens teases new holiday music coming this week

Sleeping with Sirens is preparing for a legendary holiday season with new music. The band will release something called "Christmas on the Road" this Friday, November 17. It remains unclear whether "Christmas on the Road" is a new song, or perhaps a new holiday-themed EP. Either way, it will be the first new music from Sleeping with Sirens following the release of their album Gossip, which arrived in September. Sleeping with Sirens is currently on tour in Europe in support of Gossip, which features the lead single, "Legends." Copyright © 2017, ABC Radio. All rights reserved.

posted 2017/11/14 by Music News From ABC News Radio - Active Rock

Incubus reschedules Las Vegas residency dates

Incubus has announced the rescheduled dates for their Las Vegas residency at The Joint at the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino. The four-show run will now take place February 2-3 and March 30-31. The original residency was scheduled for five shows beginning on October 7, but it was postponed following the October 1 mass shooting at the Route 91 Harvest music festival in Vegas. "To our friends in Las Vegas, we're sorry to have made you wait, but we're excited to come see you next year with our rescheduled shows at The Joint!" Incubus writes. "We love ya and can't…

posted 2017/11/14 by Music News From ABC News Radio - Active Rock


Muse live streaming show from Japan online

Muse is playing a show in Yokohama, Japan this Tuesday, November 14, and you'll be able to watch the show streaming live online via the band's Facebook page. The stream will begin at 7 p.m. Japan Standard Time, which is a very early 5 a.m. on the East Coast. If you're on the West Coast, you might want to prepare for an all-nighter to catch the 2 a.m. PT stream. Earlier this year, Muse released a new single called "Dig Down." They've recently returned to the studio to record more new music. Copyright © 2017, ABC Radio. All rights reserved.

posted 2017/11/13 by Music News From ABC News Radio - Active Rock