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Jimmy Eat World, Dashboard Confessional Announce Co-Headlining Tour

Jimmy Eat World, Dashboard Confessional Announce Co-Headlining Tour

Jimmy Eat World and Dashboard Confessional have announced plans to embark on a co-headlining tour of North America.

The tour, dubbed "Surviving The Truth Tour," kicks off on February 27 at NM's Kiva Auditorium in Albuquerque, New Mexico, and concludes on March 22 at 713 Music Hall in Houston, Texas. The trek also features a special two-night stand, scheduled for March 11 and 12 at The Caverns in Pelham, Tennessee.

The two bands will be supported on the run by Sydney Sprague. Tickets for the tour are on sale now.

Dashboard Confessional are set to drop All The Truth That I Can Tell, their first new album in four years, on February 25 via Hidden Note. Meanwhile, Jimmy Eat World's last album was Surviving, which dropped in 2019.

Surviving The Truth Tour Dates:

02/27 - Albuquerque, N.M. @ Kiva Auditorium #03/01 - Oklahoma City, Okla. @ The Criterion #03/02 - Des Moines, Iowa @ Val Air Ballroom #03/04 - Wichita, Kan. @ The Cotillion #03/05 - Fayetteville, Ark. @ JJ's Live #03/06 - Little Rock, Ark. @ The Hall #03/07 - Birmingham, Ala. @ Avondale Brewing Company #03/09 - Louisville, Ky. @ Louisville Palace Theatre #03/10 - Knoxville, Tenn. @ Tennessee Theatre #03/11 - Pelham, Tenn. @ The Caverns #03/12 - Pelham, Tenn. @ The Caverns #03/14 - Raleigh, N.C. @ The Ritz #03/15 - Charleston, S.C. @ North Charleston Performing Arts Center #03/17 - St. Augustine, Fla. @ St. Augustine Amphitheatre #03/18 - Coconut Creek, Fla. @ Pavilion at Seminole Casino #03/19 - Tampa, Fla. @ Innings Festival ^03/21 - New Orleans, La. @ Orpheum Theater #03/22 - Houston, Texas @ 713 Music Hall #

# - w/ Sydney Sprague^ - Jimmy Eat World only

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Rolling Stones To Be Honored With Royal Mail Stamps

Rolling Stones To Be Honored With Royal Mail Stamps

Rock legends Rolling Stones are set to be honored by the Royal Mail with 12 special stamps to be released in commemoration of the band's 60th anniversary.

The series main set of eight stamps depicts the band's performances at various shows in their stellar career, including their famed Hyde Park show in London in July 1969; East Rutherford, New Jersey, US, August 2019; Rotterdam, Netherlands, August 1995; Tokyo, Japan, March 1995; New York City, US, July 1972; Oslo, Norway, May 2014; Knebworth, Hertfordshire, UK, August 1976; and Düsseldorf, Germany, October 2017.

Further, an additional four group images and posters are presented in a miniature sheet.

"Few bands in the history of rock have managed to carve out a career as rich and expansive as that of the Rolling Stones," says David Gold, the Royal Mail's director of public affairs & policy. "They have created some of modern music's most iconic and inspirational albums, with ground-breaking live performances to match."

The band are only the fourth music act to be honored with Royal Mail stamps after The Beatles in 2007, Pink Floyd in 2016, and Queen in 2020.

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Andy Seap Disappointed By Judas Priest's Decision To Tour As Four-Piece

Andy Seap Disappointed By Judas Priest's Decision To Tour As Four-Piece

Andy Sneap says he is "incredibly disappointed" over Judas Priest's decision to tour as a quartet on their upcoming trek.

In a statement issued on Monday, the rock band said they were planning to resume their 50 Heavy Metal Years tour as "an even more powerful, relentless four-piece heavy metal band" in March.

The band also expressed gratitude to Sneap for all he has "done and continuing to be in the production team" for Judas Priest's next studio album.

In an apparent reply, Sneap released a statement saying, "Rob called me last Monday and said they wanted to move on as a four-piece, which I find incredibly disappointing after this amount of time but I respect his decision as they obviously have a vision how they want this to play out."

"This always was a temporary situation, and like I've said before, I'll always help the band any way I can, and that applies going forward also," the Judas Priest touring guitarist added.

Sneap revealed that the band's next album, a follow-up to Firepower, will come out in February.

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Machine Gun Kelly Gets Engaged To Megan Fox

Machine Gun Kelly Gets Engaged To Megan Fox

Rapper, singer and actor Machine Gun Kelly and actress Megan Fox are officially engaged.

Fox posted a video of the engagement on Instagram, showing MGK proposing to her in front of a banyan tree.

"In July of 2020 we sat under this banyan tree," Fox wrote in the caption, referring to the time line when the couple first made their relationship official.

"We asked for magic. We were oblivious to the pain we would face together in such a short, frenetic period of time," she added. "Unaware of the work and sacrifices the relationship would require from us but intoxicated off of the love. And the karma."

"Somehow a year and a half later, having walked through hell together, and having laughed more than I ever imagined possible, he asked me to marry him," Fox continued. "And just as in every lifetime before this one, and as in every lifetime that will follow it, I said yes..and then we drank each other's blood. 1.11.22."

"Yes, in this life and every life, beneath the same branches we fell in love under, i brought her back to ask her to marry me," Kelly wrote on his Instagram page where he posted a video of Fox and her emerald and diamond engagement ring.

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Megadeth, Lamb Of God Announce Second Leg Of 'The Metal Tour Of The Year'

Megadeth, Lamb Of God Announce Second Leg Of 'The Metal Tour Of The Year'

Megadeth and Lamb of God have announced plans to embark on the second leg of their co-headlining "The Metal Tour Of The Year" with special guests Trivium and In Flames.

The second leg of the heavy metal trek kicks off on April 9 in Las Vegas, Nevada, and currently concludes on May 15 in Allentown, Pennsylvania. Tickets go on sale to the general public on Friday, January 14 at 10 am local time on metaltouroftheyear.com.

"The Metal Tour of The Year is exactly what it sounds like - a night of some of the best heavy metal bands in the world - live and loud," Megadeth's Dave Mustaine said in a statement. "Anyone who came to a show last year knows what I mean, only this one's going be even better. Do not miss out."

Megadeth and Lamb of God "Metal Tour of the Year" Tour Dates:

April 9 - Las Vegas, NV @ Michelob Ultra ArenaApril 10 - Tuscon, AZ @ Tuscon ArenaApril 12 - Colorado Springs, CO @ Broadmoor World ArenaApril 14 - Corpus Christi, TX @ American Bank CenterApril 15 - Lafayette, LA @ CajundomeApril 16 - Brandon, MS @ Brandon AmphitheaterApril 19 - Grand Rapids, MI @ Van Andel ArenaApril 21 - Allen County War Memorial ColiseumApril 22 - Green Bay, WI @ Resch CenterApril 24 - Sioux Falls, SD @ Denny Sanford Premier CenterApril 26 - Omaha, NE @ Baxter ArenaApril 27 - Cedar Rapids, IA @ Alliant Energy PowerHouseApril 29 - Kansas City, MO @ T-Mobile CenterApril 30 - Tulsa, OK @ BOK Center (No Trivium)May 3 - North Charleston, SC @ North Charleston ColiseumMay 4 - Greenville, SC @ Bon Secours Wellness ArenaMay 6 - Nashville, TN @ Bridgestone ArenaMay 7 - Peoria, IL @ Peoria Civic CenterMay 9 - Pittsburgh, PA @ Petersen Events CenterMay 10 - Rochester, NY @ Blue Cross ArenaMay 12 - Portland, ME @ Cross Insurance ArenaMay 13 - Uncasville, CT @ Mohegan Sun ArenaMay 15 - Allentown, PA @ PPL Center

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Eddie Vedder Reveals Tracklist For Upcoming Solo Album 'Earthling'

Eddie Vedder Reveals Tracklist For Upcoming Solo Album 'Earthling'

Eddie Vedder has shared the tracklist for his upcoming solo album Earthling.

Vedder's first solo record in 11 years, Earthling is scheduled for release on February 11.

Two songs from the 13-track album - "Long Way" and "The Haves" - were already released.

The third single, "Brother The Cloud", is set to release on January 14, coinciding with the record's digital pre-order.

The album was produced by Andrew Wyatt.

The Pearl Jam frontman will embark on a U.S. tour on February 3 in New York City in support of the album, backed by his solo band called The Earthlings.

Earthling Tracklisting:

"Invincible""Long Way""Power of Right""Brother the Cloud""Fallout Today""The Dark""The Haves""Good and Evil""Rose of Jericho""Try""Picture""Mrs. Mills""On My Way"

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Weezer, Smashing Pumpkins & Steve Miller Band To Headline BeachLife Festival 2022

Weezer, Smashing Pumpkins & Steve Miller Band To Headline BeachLife Festival 2022

Weezer, Smashing Pumpkins and Steve Miller Band have been confirmed as the headliners for this year's BeachLife Festival.

The BeachLife Festival is set to take place on the Redondo Beach Pier in Redondo Beach, California, from May 13-15. Tickets are on sale now.

Other acts set to perform at BeachLife include Joe Russo's Almost Dead, Allman Betts Band, 311, Sheryl Crow, Vance Joy, Black Pumas, Lord Huron, Stone Temple Pilots, UB40 featuring Ali Campbell, Karl Denson's Tiny Universe, ALO, Michael Franti & Spearhead, The Record Company and more.

"Especially during these dynamic and uncertain times, BeachLife Festival has become something that the beach community can look forward to, breathe easy, and smile," BeachLife Festival founder Allen Sanford said in a press release.

He added, "Watching the greatest bands in the world with the ocean breeze of the Pacific and the sunset at our back is something that we never get tired of, and we look forward to sharing that experience again to a sold-out but spaced out audience."

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Twenty One Pilots Perform Mash-Up Of 'Mulberry Street,' Elton John's 'Bennie And The Jets'

Twenty One Pilots Perform Mash-Up Of 'Mulberry Street,' Elton John's 'Bennie And The Jets'

Twenty One Pilots performed an improvised mash-up of their own "Mullbery Street" and Elton John's "Bennie and the Jets" as a part of their AT&T Playoff Playlist set on Sunday.

The song started with a verse from the duo's track from their last album Scaled and Icy and slowly transitioned into the Elton John classic. Singer Tyler Joseph said that "Bennie and the Jets" is his father's favorite song.

"Hey kids, shake it loose together/ The spotlight's hitting something/ That's been known to change the weather/ We'll kill the fatted calf tonight, so stick around/ You're gonna hear electric music/ Solid walls of sound/ Say, Candy and Ronnie, have you seen her yet?/ Oh, but they're so spaced out/ B-B-B-Bennie and the Jets," sang Joseph as Josh Dun hit the drums.

The song ended with another verse from "Mullbery Street" asking the audience to "keep your bliss, there's nothing wrong with this."

Twenty One Pilots' Scaled and Icy reached No. 3 on the Billboard 200 after releasing in May.

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Corey Taylor Confirms New Slipknot Album To Be Released This Year

Corey Taylor Confirms New Slipknot Album To Be Released This Year

Corey Taylor has confirmed that a new Slipknot album will be released this year.

Not only is there a Slipknot album on the way, but Taylor has promised even more "big sh-t" for this year as well.

"Big Sh-t Coming, 2022 edition: ZvN updates, SK album, secret 'homecoming' plans, etc. Stay Tuned! 'Hold On To Your Butts' - Franklin D. Roosevelt," he tweeted.

The Slipknot frontman had revealed in December that he had four songs left to sing for the new album, which is poised for a spring 2022 release.

The rock band also released the first single, "The Chapeltown Rag," last fall.

Taylor plays the role of the friend of a serial killer in the recently released horror film, Rucker.

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Scorpions Announce New Single 'Rock Believer'

Scorpions Announce New Single 'Rock Believer'

Scorpions announced last week that their new single, "Rock Believer," will be out on Thursday (January 13).

The first snippet of the song went live on Friday (January 7) via TikTok. The song is the title track from the legendary band's 19th studio album, which will arrive on February 25.

Scorpions released the official music video for Rock Believer's first single, "Peacemaker," a couple of months ago. The track features music courtesy of guitarist Rudolf Schenker and bassist Pawel Maciwoda and lyrics by singer Klaus Meine.

Speaking about the Rock Believer album title, Schenker said, "Look, we are around the world since 50 years or more. And when somebody can say he's a rock believer, then this is us. And of course, we meet our rock believers in front of us, our audience.

"So many people said rock is dead. It's not dead," he continued. "It's always coming back - sometimes, okay, more stronger [or] less strong - but in the end, it's great to play around the world in over 80 countries we've played so far, and all rock believers. It was always great to share the music with them together and be in connection with them. I mean, that's so amazing and so fantastic, that we are very happy to come out with a new album. And yeah, let's see what's happening."

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Korn Seemingly Tease New Single With Drum Track

Korn Seemingly Tease New Single With Drum Track

Korn have been dropping teasers for their upcoming single in the form of cryptic countdown videos and a drum track.

The single is thought to be titled "Now" and be a part of the band's upcoming album Requiem.

The latest video posted on the band's official Instagram page opens with six hands squeezing six heart-shaped faces, one blue and the rest black and white, with a grainy silhouette of a dark wood in the background.

The band has been very discreet and has been teasing fans with new bits and pieces of their album. But since the first one on January 7, the band has posted five similar videos, the only difference being each time, one more hand gets colored.

The last video that came out on January 11 had five hands colored blue, purple, yellow, red and orange. All the videos redirect the visitors to a website that has a 27 second drum track with the caption, "Pulling away this veil I see".

The album is set to drop on February 4.

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Bon Jovi Heading Back On The Road For Spring 2022 Tour

Bon Jovi Heading Back On The Road For Spring 2022 Tour

Rock icons Bon Jovi will be back on the road for a North American arena tour in Spring 2022.

"We have all missed touring and we know that nothing can replace the energy of a live show for the fans or the band," the rock band's lead singer Jon Bon Jovi said in a press release.

The Rock & Roll Hall of Fame group hasn't toured since the onset of the coronavirus pandemic.

The month-long tour will kick off in Omaha, Nebraska, on April 1, and conclude on the last day of the month in Nashville.

Tickets for most dates will go on sale to the general public on January 14.

Tour Dates:

April 1 - Omaha, NE @ CHI Health CenterApril 3 - St. Paul, MN @ Xcel Energy CenterApril 5 - Milwaukee, WI @ Fiserv ForumApril 8 - Charlotte, NC @ Spectrum CenterApril 9 - Raleigh, NC @ PNC ArenaApril 11 - Greenville, SC @ Bon Secours Wellness ArenaApril 13 - Savannah, GA @ Enmarket ArenaApril 15 - Tampa, FL @ Amalie ArenaApril 16 - Ft. Lauderdale, FL @ FLA Live ArenaApril 19 - Indianapolis, IN @ Gainbridge FieldhouseApril 21 - St. Louis, MO @ Enterprise CenterApril 23 - Austin, TX @ Moody CenterApril 26 - Houston, TX @ Toyota CenterApril 28 - Dallas, TX @ American Airlines CenterApril 30 - Nashville, TN @ Bridgestone Arena

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Woodstock Co-Creator Michael Lang Dead At 77

Woodstock Co-Creator Michael Lang Dead At 77

Michael Lang, one of the co-creators of the iconic Woodstock Music & Arts festival series, has died at 77, leaving behind his wife Tamara and five children.

According to reports, the legendary Woodstock organizer succumbed to a rare form of non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma at Sloan Kettering Hospital in New York City on Saturday, January 8.

In addition to organizing the original 1969 festival, Lang also contributed to the 1994 Woodstock and the tragic 1999 Woodstock.

A New York University drop-out, this Brooklyn native organized numerous music events and rock concerts in Miami, including the famous 1968 Mimi Pop Festival, which saw Jimi Hendrix as the headliner.

Lang was honored with the Muhammad Ali Humanitarian Award for Lifetime Achievement in 2019 for his lifelong work in the music industry.

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KISS Announce 'Off The Soundboard: Live In Virginia Beach'

KISS Announce 'Off The Soundboard: Live In Virginia Beach'

Rock icons KISS are set to release the next title from their "Off The Soundboard" series on March 11 with the official bootleg release of Off The Soundboard: Live In Virginia Beach, which was recorded live at the Virginia Beach Amphitheatre on July 25, 2004, during the band's "Rock The Nation Tour."

"Lick It Up," "I Love It Loud," "I Was Made For Lovin' You," "Makin' Love," "100,000 Years " "Unholy," "War Machine" and "Psych Circus" are a few of the classics that are being featured in the 20-song set.

The official bootleg will be available exclusively on the official KISS online store, as both a 2-cd set, and a 3-LP black vinyl set, and also a limited edition 3-LP set on 180g opaque green vinyl.

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Spoon Share Cover Of David Bowie's 'I Can't Give Everything Away'

Spoon Share Cover Of David Bowie's 'I Can't Give Everything Away'

Spoon have shared a cover of the late David Bowie's Blackstar song "I Can't Give Everything Away."

The band recorded the song for Amazon Music's month-long [RE]DISCOVER campaign celebrating Bowie's 75th birthday on Saturday.

"'I Can't Give Everything Away' is a tune Alex and I have been playing since we learned it for an acoustic and piano show in Mexico City in 2016," Spoon frontman Britt Daniel said in a statement. "It's just a fantastic song, and as the last song on Bowie's final album it doesn't disappoint. We recorded this version live in December 2021."

"I Can't Give Everything Away" originally appeared on Bowie's final studio album, Blackstar, which he released on Jan. 8, 2016 - his 69th birthday - two days before his death.

Bowie's version features a driving beat, lush synths and a saxophone solo, while Spoon have transformed the song into a piano-driven ballad.

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Chris Cornell's Daughter Toni Cornell Covers Leonard Cohen's 'Hallelujah'

Chris Cornell's Daughter Toni Cornell Covers Leonard Cohen's 'Hallelujah'

Chris Cornell's daughter Toni Cornell has covered Leonard Cohen's classic "Hallelujah."

The teenage daughter of the late Soundgarden/Audoslave singer shared her acoustic cover of "Hallelujah" on Instagram on January 5. The clip shows Toni playing her guitar and singing the lyrics in front of a twinkling Christmas tree.

"Throwback to Xmas Eve. Hallelujah revisited," she captioned the two-minute clip along with heart and sparkling emojis.

"Love you so much angel," her mother Vicky Cornell commented.

In December, Toni paid tribute to her dad on "The Tonight Show" with a cover of the heart-rending power ballad "Nothing Compares 2 U."

The song, originally written by Prince for The Family, appeared on No One Sings Like You Anymore, Vol. 1, a covers compilation by Cornell, which was released after his death.

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Valerie Bertinelli Reveals Eddie Van Halen's Final Words

Valerie Bertinelli Reveals Eddie Van Halen's Final Words

Valerie Bertinelli, the first wife of Van Halen co-founder Eddie Van Halen, shared her last words with guitar legend before he passed away from cancer late in 2020.

In an emotional goodbye, Bertinelli told Van Halen, "Maybe next time. Maybe next time, we'll get it right." Bertinelli told People, "I loved Ed more than I know how to explain. I loved his soul."

The couple had been married for almost thirty years before their split in 2007.

Bertinelli, a Food Network host, also claimed that they were painted in the wrong light during the early years of their marriage, saying, "We were portrayed as a mismatch. The bad boy rock star and America's sweetheart but privately, Ed wasn't the person people thought he was and neither was I."

While they did get separated and got married to different people, they remained close to each other's heart. During a visit on Thanksgiving, Van Halen also gave Bertinelli a gold bar that he had bought in Germany during his treatment.

Talking about the last words of the music-phenom, Bertinelli said, "'I love you' are the last words Ed says to Wolfie and me . and they are the last words we say to him before he stops breathing."

Bertinelli summed up, "Who really knows had he not died. I doubt it. I loved him more than I know how to explain and there's nothing sexual about it. It was more than that. And Ed and I understood that. There is no greater love than what we had between the two of us and with that, we made this beautiful son."

Bertinelli's memoir, "Enough Already: Learning to Love the Way I Am Today," is set to come out of January 18.

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David Byrne, Yo La Tengo Cover Yoko Ono's 'Who Has Seen The Wind?' For Tribute Album

David Byrne, Yo La Tengo Cover Yoko Ono's 'Who Has Seen The Wind?' For Tribute Album

David Byrne and Yo La Tengo have covered Yoko Ono's "Who Has Seen the Wind?" for an upcoming tribute album.

"Who Has Seen the Wind?" was originally released by Ono as a B-side to John Lennon's "Instant Karma!" in 1970.

Ben Gibbard has announced that the tribute album, Ocean Child: Songs of Yoko Ono will drop on February 18, Ono's 89th birthday.

The 14-track tribute album was conceived and curated by the Death Cab for Cutie frontman. The album also features covers from the Flaming Lips, Sharon Van Etten, U.S. Girls, Japanese Breakfast and others.

"As an advocate, the tallest hurdle to clear has always been the public's ignorance as to the breadth of Yoko's work," Gibbard said in a statement. "To put it into context: This is an artist whose output has run the gamut from avant-garde to bubblegum pop, often across a single album."

He added, "For years, it has been my position that her songwriting has been criminally overlooked. She has consistently created melodies as memorable as those of best pop writers. As a lyricist, she has always written with poignance, sophistication, and deep introspection."

Ocean Child: Songs of Yoko Ono Tracklist:

1. Toyboat - Sharon Van Etten2. Who Has Seen the Wind? - David Byrne and Yo La Tengo3. Dogtown - Sudan Archives4. Waiting for the Sunrise - Death Cab for Cutie5. Yellow Girl (Stand For Life) - Thao6. Born in a Prison - US Girls7. Growing Pain - Jay Som8. Listen, the Snow Is Falling - Stephin Merritt (of Magnetic Fields)9. No No No - Deerhoof10. Don't Be Scared - We Are KING11. Mrs. Lennon - The Flaming Lips12. No One Sees Me Like You Do - Japanese Breakfast13. There Is No Goodbye Between Us - Yo La Tengo14. Run Run Run - Amber Coffman

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Thom Yorke And Jonny Greenwood's The Smile Share Debut Single

Thom Yorke And Jonny Greenwood's The Smile Share Debut Single

Radiohead's Thom Yorke and Jonny Greenwood's new band, The Smile, have released their debut single, "You Will Never Work in Television Again."

The trio had performed the song last year during their first public appearance at the Glastonburry livestream, Live at Worthy Farm.

The song is produced by Nigel Godrich, who has been the producer of Radiohead since 1997. Godrich has also claimed that the album is ready to drop.

Godrich told Stereogum, "It's an interesting juxtaposition of things. But it does make sense. It will make sense."

The band also updated its followers through the official Twitter page that the album is in the final stages. The tweet said, "Hi all, a little update. The Smile album is at the track-listing stage (6227020800 possible song orders)."

The Smile trio features Yorke on the vocals, Greenwood on the six-strings and drummer Tom Skinner of the British Jazz group Sons of Kemet.

Talking about Skinner, Godrich said, "[He's] a great musician and a great guy. I sort of smile to myself, because I can see he's going to get a lot of attention."

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Avenged Sevenfold's M. Shadows Says New Album 'Very Influenced By Kanye West'

Avenged Sevenfold's M. Shadows Says New Album 'Very Influenced By Kanye West'

Avenged Sevenfold frontman M. Shadows says the metal band's upcoming new album is "very influenced by Kanye West," now known as Ye.

"We're very influenced by Kanye West," Shadows said an interview with Metal Hammer. "The thing about Kanye is that he is pulling from such great soul music. I didn't grow up with that stuff - my dad listened to Boston and Alice Cooper."

"I didn't get that taste of Black music and old soul," he added. "So, diving deep into jazz musicians. we're not trying to do a jazz record, but the chord changes and progressions are so eye-opening to us."

Avenged Sevenfold will put the finishing touches on the album in the studio this month. After completing it in February, the mixing will be done in March.

The untitled LP, which will be Avenged Sevenfold's eighth album, is a follow-up to The Stage, released in 2016.

About the future, Shadows said, "This next record, I don't know exactly how it comes out, but the record after that, we have no label. At that point we start implementing all the new ideas of going straight to the base of people that really care more. The new frontier excites us; expect very wacky ideas!"

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