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Journey Reveal New Lineup During Performance For UNICEF

Journey reunited with former bassist Randy Jackson and debuted new drummer Narada Michael Walden and keyboardist / vocalist Jason Derlatka during a special performance for UNICEF. The new lineup of the band made their debut during UNICEF We Won’t Stop virtual event, performing their classic  hit “Don’t Stop Believing.”

The band recently parted ways with bassist Ross Valory and drummer Steve Smith which has resulted in legal action. Bassist Randy Jackson was a member of the band in the mid-1980s and appeared on their “Raised On Radio” album, before going on to be a judge on American Idol.

Neal Schon tweeted after the performance “We were so happy to be involved with @unicef with all the amazing artists, for such a great cause thank you @merck_mercuriadis welcome to our Journey family @randyjackson @officialnarada and @jason_derlatka @journeymusicofficial Believe Friends New Music Coming”

Journey’s New Six-Piece Lineup Performs ‘Don’t Stop Believin”

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Shinedown’s New Track “Atlas Falls” Raises Money For COVID-19 Relief

Shinedown have unveiled the lyric video for their new single Atlas Falls, having already raised over $300,000 for COVID-19 relief with the song as part of a T-shirt bundle.

Atlas Falls was written eight years ago during the band’s Amaryllis sessions, and was originally only available with an exclusive fundraising tee for non-profit humanitarian aid organization Direct Relief.  Frontman Brent Smith says: “The response to Atlas Falls has been overwhelming, and Barry, Zach, Eric and I cannot say thank you enough to Shinedown Nation and everyone around the world that has supported Direct Relief during the COVID-19 response. The faith, the love, and the showing of humanity has just been incredible. Atlas Falls is a reminder that we are at our best when we need each other, and the only way through this is together.”

Pick up your Atlas Falls bundle at the link: here, and you can listen to Atlas Falls at the link: here

Shinedown premieres video for “Atlas Falls” charity single

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System Of A Down, Korn And Faith No More Announce New Stadium Shows For 2021

System Of A Down, Korn and Faith No More have announced a new scheduled of shows for 2021.

“We’re excited to announce that the rescheduled dates for our double-header with Korn, Faith No More, Helmet and Russian Circles have been confirmed for May 21 and 22, 2021,” say SOAD.

“Existing tickets will be honored for the new dates. We look forward to bringing this weekend to life next year when it is safe for our fans, crew, and venue staff. Thank you for your patience and understanding.⁣ ⁣For refund inquiries, please visit Livenation.com/refund.”

System of Down, Faith No More and Korn announce rescheduled joint shows

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Breaking Benjamin Cancel 2020 Tour Dates With Bush + More

Breaking Benjamin has announced that their 2020 summer tour with Bush, Theory of a Deadman, Saint Asonia and Cory Marks will canceled.  The band issued a statement, including refund information:

“Our summer tour with Bush, Theory of a Deadman, Saint Asonia and Cory Marks will unfortunately no longer be taking place.

If you purchased a ticket or VIP, you will be emailed directly with refund options including a full refund, or you can request a 150% credit at Live Nation venues. They will donate the number of tickets you originally purchased to healthcare workers on the front lines. For more details, visit LiveNation.com/refund. Thank you for understanding, and keep an eye out for tour updates in 2021. We will be back as soon as it’s safe to do so! – Breaking Benjamin”

Breaking Benjamin released their album Aurora earlier this year, a compilation of their biggest hits reimagined with guest collaborators such as Lacey Sturm, Saint Asonia’s Adam Gontier, Cold’s Scooter Ward, Underoath’s Spencer Chamberlain and Red’s Michael Barnes.

Breaking Benjamin cancels tour with Bush, Theory & more

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Dee Snider Debuts New Solo Song, Details Live Album/DVD

Twisted Sister’s Dee Snider is offering up the live experience by way of his For The Love of Metal Live solo album and concert film. In addition, the singer released a video for the new song “Prove Me Wrong.”

The live release is an extension of 2018’s For the Love of Metal solo record, and will be released on July 31 on Napalm Records. Pre-order info For the Love of Metal Live can be found here.

You can watch the music video for “Prove Me Wrong” at the link: here.

Dee Snider Covers AC/DC on New Live Album and Home Video

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Green Day, Fall Out Boy And Weezer Postpone “Hella Mega Stadium Tour”

Green Day, Fall Out Boy, and Weezer have officially postponed the North American leg of their joint Hella Mega Tour. The bands had previously postponed the European shows, which were scheduled to take place in June. According to the bands’ social media pages, the North American Hella Mega Tour will now take place in summer 2021.  You can read more: here

The Hella Mega Tour had been scheduled to take place in June, July, and August 2020. Each of the three bands announced a new album on the same day as the initial tour announcement: Green Day announced Father of All…, which came out this past February; Fall Out Boy announced November 2019’s Greatest Hits; and Weezer announced Van Weezer (which has since been postponed.)

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Nine Inch Nails Cancels Fall Tour Plans; Hoping To Return In 2021

Trent Reznor revealed that Nine Inch Nails was planning to resume their Cold and Black and Infinite Tour this fall, but those dates have now been called off because of the coronavirus pandemic. The trek was supposed to kick off in San Diego in September and include stops in cities such as Los Angeles, Vancouver, Seattle, Kansas City, Philadelphia, and Toronto.

Reznor said on Instagram, “The current plan is to finish up some scoring projects, work on my limited-patience skills, deep dive into new NIN material, and hopefully be playing music live for you in 2021. In the meantime … listen to Jehnny’s record [To Love Is to Live] (comes out June 12th), continue to listen to Bowie, and don’t be too hard on yourself.”

Reznor added that Nine Inch Nails would still be selling on their website the new merch they were prepping for the run. All profits will go to local food banks in the cities the band was supposed to play.

NINE INCH NAILS Scraps Fall 2020 Tour Plans

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Metallica Announce Limited Edition Whiskey And Vinyl Box Set

Metallica have just announced the limited edition “Batch 100” installment of their Blackened Whiskey, which also comes with an exclusive pair of vinyl picture discs containing the playlist used during the spirit’s aging process. The band’s signature whiskey stood out due to it being aged in barrels that were exposed to Metallica’s music, which is said to have an effect on the aging process. For the limited edition blend, a brand new playlist was used.

The box set not only includes the special bottle of American whiskey and vinyl records, but a special Blackened Zine that’s unavailable anywhere else along with other items such as a guitar pick and stickers.

Watch Ulrich unbox the limited edition set in the video: here.  For more information and to purchase the “Batch 100” box set, head to the Blackened Whiskey website.

Metallica’s New Whiskey Box Set Includes Vinyl of the Music It Aged To

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Bruce Springsteen To Join Dropkick Murphys For Livestream Concert

Bruce Springsteen will remotely be joining Dropkick Murphys during their Streaming Outta Fenway free live stream that will be taking place on May 29th. Dropkick Murphys will be performing a special concert at Fenway Park in Boston that will be streamed live for free on their Facebook, YouTube, Twitter and Twitch pages.

Springsteen will be doing a special “double play” jam remotely with the band during the show where they will be performing one of their songs and one of Springsteen’s. The stream will be free, and the band will be running a text-to-donate campaign that will support three non-profits: Boston Resiliency Fund, Feeding America, and Habitat for Humanity, Greater Boston.

Bruce Springsteen to Join Dropkick Murphys for Empty Fenway Show

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Alice Cooper Sends Hope To Fans In New Track, “Don’t Give Up”

Alice Cooper has released new song ‘Don’t Give Up,’ sending hope to fans during the coronavirus pandemic. Cooper teamed up with producer Bob Ezrin on his latest single, which was recorded in lockdown using remote technology, hoping to unite people during the global health crisis.

Said Cooper: “‘Don’t Give Up’ is out today! It’s a song about what we’ve all been going through right now and about keeping our heads up and fighting back together.” The song is accompanied with a special music video, which saw 20,000 fans send in their clips of themselves holding up notes with motivational messages.

‘Don’t Give Up’ is set to be released as a limited edition 7-inch picture disc on August 14. The 72-year-old star is currently hard at work on his next album, the follow-up to 2017’s ‘Paranormal’. ‘Don’t Give Up’ is out now on all major streaming services.

Alice Cooper debuts video for pandemic-inspired single Don’t Give Up

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