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The Smashing Pumpkins reveal 'Melon Collie' 25th anniversary plans, including tour and 'sequel' album

Mellon Collie and the Infinite Sadness was first released October 23, 1995. The 28-track double album spawned the singles “Bullet with Butterfly Wings,” “1979,” “Tonight, Tonight,” “Zero,” and “Thirty-Three.”
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See and hear Miley Cyrus cover Pearl Jam's 'Just Breathe'

While you wait for Miley Cyrus’ upcoming Metallica covers album, you can listen to her put her spin on another iconic rock act: Pearl Jam. The pop star performed a stripped-down rendition of the grunge giants’ song “Just Breathe.”
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Jack White gifts UK busker new guitar in place of smashed acoustic

Grant then set up a GoFundMe to raise money for a new guitar. The campaign was successful, so he headed to a local guitar store to pick out a replacement acoustic. That’s when he got a call from Jack White’s manager.
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SHAED travels the world in 'No Other Way' video

The clip finds the “Trampoline” trio transported throughout different natural environments, from a picturesque mountain range to a windy desert and a rain-drenched forest.
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Arcade Fire's Win Butler teases upcoming new material: 'I can't remember a time where I've written more'

Arcade Fire had just started to work on a new album when the COVID-19 pandemic hit in March. While that meant an abrupt end to the sessions, frontman Win Bulter found himself unable to stop writing.
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YUNGBLUD delays 'Weird!' album release to December

Yungblud’s upcoming virtual tour, which kicks off in mid-November, will still go on as scheduled, and will feature a sneak preview of the upcoming new material.
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Bush announces deluxe 'The Kingdom' album and drive-in concerts

Bush has announced a deluxe version of the band’s new album, ‘The Kingdom.’ To celebrate they have announced a pair of drive-in concerts, set to take place November 20 and 21 in California.
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311 announces full-album livestreams

311 has announced a trio of special live stream concerts, during which they’ll perform one of the band’s albums in full. Fittingly, each stream will take place on the eleventh day of the next three months
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Smashed Kurt Cobain guitar from final Nirvana tour going to auction

A guitar Kurt Cobain played and subsequently smashed on stage during Nirvana’s final tour is going to auction. The instrument is a black Fender Strat, which Cobain gave to a fan in the crowd following Nirvana’s performance in Rennes, France in 1994.
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Portugal. the Man guitarist teases more new music: 'We're working on it'

“We started out with some pretty good bones,” Howk says of the fresh material. “We’ve been working on new stuff ever since Woodstock came out. So we’ve got a lot of frameworks of things already.”
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