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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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James Hetfield Inspires Name of Newly Discovered Venomous Snake Species

The newly discovered species of the venomous African bush viper is named after Metallica frontman James Hetfield. The snake measures up to 52 cm long and inhabits the Bioko island in Equatorial Guinea
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Here's How You Can Hang Out with Pearl Jam's Eddie Vedder and Jeff Ament in Seattle

Hang out with Vedder and Ament as they give you a private tour of the Pearl Jam exhibit at Seattle’s Museum of Pop Culture, during which you’ll be able to bombard the pair with all of your questions.
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Machine Gun Kelly To Perform With Travis Barker and blackbear on MTV VMAs Pre-Show

The trio will presumably be playing songs off Kelly’s upcoming pop punk album, Tickets to My Downfall, produced by the Blink-182 drummer and which features blackbear on the song “My Ex’s Best Friend.”
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Chris Cornell Biopic Is 'Not Sanctioned' by Late Rocker's Estate

In a statement to SPIN and Pitchfork, a rep for the Cornell estate says Black Days “is not sanctioned or approved by the estate. No one contacted the estate for any information.”
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Christmas in August: Goo Goo Dolls Confirm First-Ever Holiday Album

The album will feature two new Christmas originals, as well as covers of classic holiday tunes. The whole project was recorded during lockdown and co-produced by Johnny Rzeznik.
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