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Scott Weiland’s widow maintains he didn’t overdose: “His heart stopped”

Scott Weiland’s widow maintains he didn’t overdose: “His heart stopped”

Chelsea Lauren/WireImageScott Weiland’s widow, Jamie Weiland, says that the late Stone Temple Pilots frontman did not die from an overdose.Speaking with the Appetite for Distortion podcast, Jamie remarked, “When [Scott] died, everybody was kind of like, ‘That’s tragic, but, of course, he overdosed,’ which he didn’t f****** overdose … he didn’t.””Because he had drugs in his system,…read more »

Avenged Sevenfold making plans for milestone ’City of Evil’ & ’Nightmare’ albums

Avenged Sevenfold making plans for milestone ’City of Evil’ & ’Nightmare’ albums

Warner RecordsAvenged Sevenfold is making plans to mark the milestone anniversaries of their albums City of Evil and Nightmare, which are turning 20 and 15 in 2025, respectively.Speaking with NME, guitarist Zacky Vengeance shares, “I think those albums are really monumental and fans have grown with them. They’ve meant a certain thing to people at a certain place in…read more »

Tom Morello guests on new Jake Clemons song, “Born Like Me”

Tom Morello guests on new Jake Clemons song, “Born Like Me”

Disney/Jennifer Pottheiser Tom Morello guests on a new song called “Born Like Me” by Jake Clemons, saxophonist for Bruce Springsteen’s E Street Band.The track, which also features Americana artist Allison Russell, premieres Wednesday in commemoration of Juneteenth. “‘Born Like Me’ as both a song and a music video is one of my most deep reaching artistic…read more »

Bones UK details new album, ‘Soft’

Bones UK details new album, ‘Soft’

Sumerian RecordsBones UK has announced a new album called Soft.The sophomore effort from the “Pretty Waste” outfit — the follow-up to their 2019 self-titled debut — will arrive Sept. 13.”It’s everything you loved about the first record, turned up,” says vocalist/guitarist Rosie Bones. “Keeping things scrappy, raw and real, with enough electronic beats to keep our…read more »

Travis Barker announces Run Travis Run races in LA & NYC

Travis Barker announces Run Travis Run races in LA & NYC

ABC/Alycia MonacoYou may not be able to drum like Travis Barker, but perhaps you can run like Travis Barker. The blink-182 drummer has announced Run Travis Run, a pair of races taking place July 6 at the Kia Forum in Los Angeles and July 21 at New York City’s Citi Field. The dates coincide with stops…read more »

Tesla, Extreme & more set for Monsters of Rock cruise

Tesla, Extreme & more set for Monsters of Rock cruise

Credit Monsters of Rock CruiseTesla, Extreme, Queensrÿche and RATT’s Stephen Pearcy are among the rockers setting sail on the annual Monsters of Rock cruise, happening March 10-15 on Norwegian Cruise Line’s Norwegian Joy.Over 35 artists are booked for the cruise, including Winger, LA Guns, Vixen, Michael Schenker, Krokus, Extreme and Slaughter.The Monsters of Rock Cruise, returning for its 13th year,…read more »

The Killers headlining CNN’s ’The Fourth in America’ special

The Killers headlining CNN’s ’The Fourth in America’ special

Erika Goldring/Getty ImagesThe Killers are among the artists performing on CNN’s The Fourth in America Independence Day special.The bill also includes Bleachers, Yellowcard, REO Speedwagon, Bebe Rexha, The Kid LAROI, Goo Goo Dolls, Kane Brown, T-Pain, Keith Urban, Ashanti, Chris Young, Ben Platt, Boys Like Girls and En Vogue.The Fourth in America airs July 4 from 7…read more »