Linkin Park's Chester Bennington has joined Stone Temple Pilots, replacing original vocalist Scott Weiland (fired for the billionth time in February). The band revealed Chester in a surprise performance at the KROQ Weenie Roast yesterday, playing a set which included a new song called "Out Of Time." The recorded version is in the replies - What do you think?
American Fangs debut, American Fangs, is streaming here and if you like it, pick up a copy. Recommended if you're a fan of bands like letlive. (without the screams), The Sleeping, Paramore, The Body Rampant, I Am The Avalanche.
Pre-orders for Kanye West's new album, Yeezus, were accidentally placed online earlier today and shortly taken down thereafter. But people were quick to grab a shot of the album artwork which you can find in the replies.
Fest 12 has added another new crop of bands, among which are Paint It Black, Off With Their Heads, Andrew Jackson Jihad, Pianos Become the Teeth, Banquets, The Holy Mess, Light Years, Pentimento, After the Fall, Reverse the Curse and Run Forever. Hit the replies to check out the full list of bands playing so far -- including those added on the May 4th update that we forgot to post -- for a total of nearly 200 bands. Fest 12 happens from October 31 to November 3 in Gainesville, FL and Big Fest in Little Ybor happens October 29-30 in Ybor City, FL. Tickets are available here.
The guys in Small Brown Bike will be chatting with us on Monday, May 27th at 6 PM EST (3 PM PST). They'll be talking about their return to songwriting as a band and their amazing upcoming Recollected 2xLP out on May 28th, which you can pre-order here. See you then!
On tonight's episode of Jimmy Kimmel, Warped Tour alumni Bad Rabbits performed "Can't Fool Me" and "Fall In Love", both from their brand new record, American Love. You can check out the performances in the replies.
Kanye West projected video footage of a new song titled "New Slaves" at 66 locations across the world tonight. You can see a few video clips of the projections here. Be sure to catch him on SNL tomorrow night where he will presumably be premiering new material.
Update: You can now view a video of the full song here, and in the replies.
We would like to thank everyone who has supported From Atlantis for the last few years and anyone else has helped us get to where we are today. Recently the band has come to the agreement to part ways and no longer continue forward with From Atlantis. It was a neutral understanding on the reasons for our departure. We would really like the thank Telle for being there for us and the rest of the FA team for helping us out, it's been great working with you guys. As for all of our fans we really appreciate the love & support you have shown us. Playing to all of you who have come out to our shows, it's been a real pleasure traveling the country to perform for all...
PropertyOfZack has a Friday Discussion today about the first CDs their staff members purchased. In case you were wondering, Zack Zarrillo first spent his money on Michelle Branch's The Spirit Room. Reveal the first album you purchased in the replies and reminisce upon a time when the $18 compact disc was the norm.
This week I have two pairs of tickets to giveaway to the date of your choice on the upcoming Make Do And Mend and Cheap Girls' tour this summer. I'm giving away both pairs today - all you have to do is follow the instructions in the replies and I'll choose two winners at random later this afternoon. If you don't win today, don't fret - I have two more pairs to give away over the course of the next few weeks.
Sparrows will release their debut record, Cold Ground, on July 30th via Broken Heart / Kat Kat Records. The record was recorded with Jay Maas (Defeater, Polar Bear Club, Title Fight). Check out a new song called "Coffin Fever" on AltPress.
01) Coffin Fever
02) Belly Full of Hell
04) Sever Your Roots
05) Sights & Sounds
07) White Flag
08) Static Prevails
Dad Punchers (feat. Elliot Babin of Touché Amoré) will be releasing a new EP, titled These Times Weren't Made For You, via Secret Voice. You can stream a new song, titled "Instant Stream," in the replies.
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