Category Archives: Rock News

Pearl Jam earns new ’Billboard’ chart feat with “Dark Matter” single

Pearl Jam earns new ’Billboard’ chart feat with “Dark Matter” single

Monkeywrench Records/Republic RecordsPearl Jam’s new single “Dark Matter” has earned the band a career first.The track has hit #1 on Billboard’s Rock & Alternative Airplay chart, a feat that no other PJ song has achieved before. The ranking, which began in 2009, measures combined airplay across rock- and alternative-formatted radio stations.”Dark Matter” takes the top…read more »

Gary Clark Jr. drops new ’JPEG RAW’ song, “Alone Together”

Gary Clark Jr. drops new ’JPEG RAW’ song, “Alone Together”

Warner RecordsGary Clark Jr. has dropped a new song called “Alone Together,” a track off his upcoming album, JPEG RAW.”Alone Together” features jazz trumpeter Keyon Harrold and showcases Clark’s falsetto vocals. You can listen to it now via digital outlets and watch its accompanying video streaming on YouTube.JPEG RAW, the follow-up to 2019’s This Land, arrives March…read more »

311 announces livestreams for 311 Day concerts

311 announces livestreams for 311 Day concerts

Scott Legato/Getty ImagesYou can now rock along to 311 Day from the comfort of your own home.The “Down” outfit has announced livestreams for the 2024 edition of their annual celebration, which takes place March 9-10 in Las Vegas.The shows will broadcast via the platform Veeps. For more info, visit Veeps.com/311.311 Day began in 2000 on…read more »

Slash, Serj Tankian, Corey Taylor & more guesting on composer Bear McCreary’s upcoming album

Slash, Serj Tankian, Corey Taylor & more guesting on composer Bear McCreary’s upcoming album

Sparks & Shadows Records/MutantArtists including Slash, System of a Down’s Serj Tankian and Slipknot’s Corey Taylor are featured on an upcoming album from film, TV and video game composer Bear McCreary.The record is called The Singularity and will be released on May 10.”I began writing The Singularity when I was fifteen,” McCreary explains. “I was obsessed,…read more »

Feeling (blink-18)22: Mark Hoppus meets Taylor Swift

Feeling (blink-18)22: Mark Hoppus meets Taylor Swift

ABC/Paula LoboMusic fans in Sydney, Australia, had a tough choice to make when blink-182 and Taylor Swift both performed in neighboring arenas on Friday, February 23. One person, though, caught at least part of both shows: Mark Hoppus.In his Instagram Story, the blink bassist shared a video of him in the crowd for the Swift…read more »

The Struts premiere new single, “Heaven’s Got Nothing on You”

The Struts premiere new single, “Heaven’s Got Nothing on You”

Big Machine Records The Struts have dropped a new single called “Heaven’s Got Nothing on You.””‘Heaven’s Got Nothing on You’ is quite possibly one of my favorite songs I’ve been a part of,” says frontman Luke Spiller. “The mix of a nostalgic progression met with a sexy contemporary lyric is what really excited me, initially.…read more »

Jimmy Eat World announces ‘Clarity: Phoenix Sessions’ vinyl release

Jimmy Eat World announces ‘Clarity: Phoenix Sessions’ vinyl release

Exotic Location RecordingJimmy Eat World has announced a vinyl release for their Clarity: Phoenix Sessions live album.The set was originally recorded in 2021 as part of “The Middle” outfit’s Phoenix Sessions streaming series and featured a performance of their album Clarity in full. The vinyl, which is due out May 24, is being announced now to…read more »

Apocalyptica announces ‘Plays Metallica Vol. 2’ album featuring Robert Trujillo

Apocalyptica announces ‘Plays Metallica Vol. 2’ album featuring Robert Trujillo

Throwdown Entertainment/BMGApocalyptica will be playing Metallica once more.The Finnish outfit has announced a new album called Plays Metallica Vol. 2, due out June 7. The record is a sequel to Apocalyptica’s 1996 debut Plays Metallica by Four Cellos, which introduced the world to their unique brand of cello metal with instrumental renditions of songs including…read more »