Hear Marianne Faithfull, Nick Cave Channel Shakespeare on Stirring New Song ‘The Gypsy Faerie Queen’

Track will appear on British singer’s upcoming album, ‘Negative Capability’ Hear Marianne Faithfull, Nick Cave Channel Shakespeare on Stirring New Song ‘The Gypsy Faerie Queen’ Hear Marianne Faithfull, Nick Cave Channel Shakespeare on Stirring New Song ‘The Gypsy Faerie Queen’ rollingstone Continue reading

Eminem’s “Killshot” has biggest rap debut in Youtube history

Eminem‘s “Killshot” might not have phased Machine Gun Kelly, but that doesn’t mean it hasn’t killed the charts. Read more: Machine Gun Kelly, Eminem’s diss tracks produced by same person? Eminem had the world anxiously awaiting his response to MGK’s diss track, “Rap Devil,” and according to a report from Billboard, Em’s highly anticipated response had quite the effect in terms of Youtube ratings. Per the report, Eminem’s diss track slash response to Machine Gun Kelly received a massive 38.1 million views in its first 24 hours, which has made it the biggest hip-hop debut on Youtube. But that’s not the track’s only huge accomplishment. … Continue reading

Did an Eminem fansite edit Fall Out Boy fans booing MGK?

UPDATE: SEPT. 18, 6:27 P.M. EST Machine Gun Kelly deserves an apology. Not only was he not booed offstage by enraged  Orlando, Florida, Fall Out Boy fans Sunday, it appears the video was doctored to include the booing. This was discovered by the rapper’s fans and through further research by AP’s team. Billboard originally reported that Fall Out Boy fans booed Machine Gun Kelly’s performance of “Rap Devil” at Amway Center this past Sunday. The original post was uploaded to Southpawer Official, a site that has been in operation since 2015, describing itself as “the number one source for the Shady Records … Continue reading

Posthumous XXXTentacion, Lil Peep track is coming sooner than you think

An Instagram story from XXXTentacion’s account revealed that a posthumous collaboration with the other late rapper, Lil Peep is about to be available to fans everywhere. Read more: MGK booed off stage at Fall Out Boy gig for “Killshot” drama A graphic for the song “Falling Down” appeared on XXXTentacion’s official Instagram on Tuesday. The caption of the photo simply read, “dropping tomorrow @ 9 a.m. EST.” The same graphic appeared on Lil Peep’s Instagram story. [Photo by: XXXTentacion/Instagram] In XXXTentacion’s story, an additional graphic came before the big reveal. The text featured a heartbreaking line from one of XXXTentacion’s last studio … Continue reading

Fall Out Boy, Slipknot, BFMV featured on ‘WWE 2K19’ soundtrack

Disparate artists Fall Out Boy, Slipknot, Bullet For My Valentine and more will rock the soundtrack for the upcoming WWE 2K19 video game, the new professional wrestling title coming to PS4, Xbox One and Windows next month. Read more: MGK gets booed off stage at Fall Out Boy gig The tunes were hand-picked by the WWE stars themselves, with the Miz choosing BFMV’s “Skin,” Alexa Bliss favoring Fall Out Boy’s “Champion” and Seth Rollins optinng Slipknot. Meanwhile, Triple H opted for Metallica‘s “Spit It Out.” And while A. J. Styles is 2K19‘s new cover star, the music therein looks to … Continue reading

MxPx announce beer collaboration, release music videos for entire album

MxPx released their self-titled record earlier this year, and now the band is unleashing a compilation of music videos for each track—nine of which are brand-new. As if that’s not exciting enough, the band also announced a collaboration with Silver City Brewing who are producing a beer titled Best Life. The IPA features “Left-Coast hop character and a malt bill incorporating flaked wheat,” according to the brewery. The band previously partnered up with the brewery to produce a amber lager titled Secret Weapon last year. Pre-orders for Best Life begin today, which are available as just the beer or with … Continue reading

HEART's ANN WILSON To Perform On 'Jimmy Kimmel Live!'

HEART singer Ann Wilson will perform her version of Lesley Gore‘s fearless 1963 hit “You Don’t Own Me” tomorrow (Wednesday, September 19) on “Jimmy Kimmel Live!” The song is from her new album, “Immortal”, that was just released last week (September 14) and has been a highlight of her live shows. The album features 10 musically diverse tracks that pay tribute to some of Ann‘s influences and friends who’ve recently passed and whose music poignantly lives on. Ann recently discussed her reasoning for including the 1960s track on the album, telling Yahoo!: “‘You Don’t Own Me’ first came out at … Continue reading


OZZY OSBOURNE, SLAYER, JUDAS PRIEST, ALICE IN CHAINS and GHOST are among the confirmed bands for the 2019 installment of Australia’s Download festival, set tot take place in Sydney and Melbourne next March. Download 2019 will be a two-date, five-stage affair, hitting Sydney’s Parramatta Park on Saturday, March 9 and Melbourne’s Flemington Racecourse on Monday, March 11. Download 2019 lineup is shaping up as follows: OZZY OSBOURNE SLAYER JUDAS PRIEST ALICE IN CHAINS GHOST RISE AGAINST THE AMITY AFFLICTION ANTHRAX HALESTORM BEHEMOTH ME FIRST AND THE GIMME GIMMES I PREVAIL CONVERGE FRENZAL RHOMB LUCA BRASI CODE ORANGE ANDY BLACK THE … Continue reading

Here’s everything you missed at Riot Fest 2018

Riot Fest returned for its fourteenth year this past weekend. Taking over Douglas Park in Chicago, the fest featured Taking Back Sunday, Weezer, the Front Bottoms, Pussy Riot, Interpol, Alkaline Trio, Calpurnia, SWMRS, Underoath and many, many more. We already can’t wait until next year (blink-182 will be performing after all). Head below for a recap if you missed out on this year’s festivities (or just want to relive the magical weekend). Read more: Pussy Riot share statement on Peter Verzilov’s poisoning condition [Photos by: Ryan Bakerink] #td_uid_1_5ba157afce9f6 .td-doubleSlider-2 .td-item1 { background: url(https://media.altpress.com/uploads/2018/09/RF-Friday-The-Fever-333-001-80×60.jpg) 0 0 no-repeat; } #td_uid_1_5ba157afce9f6 .td-doubleSlider-2 .td-item2 { … Continue reading

Track Premiere: Valafar – ‘Brotherhood of the Wolf’

Valafar are all in on this wolf theme. Not the sketchy kind, mind you, but it’s hard to deny that they’re fans of the feral animal. Their debut full-length, Wolfenkind, is set for release on October 5 via Transcending Records, and today Decibel has new song “Brotherhood of the Wolf” for your consideration. Their brand of mid-tempo, slightly-melodic death metal recalls groups like Amon Amarth, Obituary and Cannibal Corpse, serving up churning riffs and mostly guttural vocals. Hear “Brotherhood of the Wolf” below and pre-order it here. The post Track Premiere: Valafar – ‘Brotherhood of the Wolf’ appeared first on Decibel Magazine. Track Premiere: … Continue reading

Jesse Leach Confirms Killswitch Engage Midway Through Tracking 21 Songs, Times of Grace to Eventually Return

Leach also revealed in a new post that Times of Grace will eventually release a new album. Continue reading… Jesse Leach Confirms Killswitch Engage Midway Through Tracking 21 Songs, Times of Grace to Eventually Return Jesse Leach Confirms Killswitch Engage Midway Through Tracking 21 Songs, Times of Grace to Eventually Return Loudwire Continue reading

Panic! At The Disco talk growing up with music, inspirations—watch

Panic! At The Disco frontman Brendon Urie tried playing the trumpet in school, but wasn’t really good at it. The frustration almost made him gave up on music, shares ones of his teachers on the first episode of Neighborhood of Good, a series of videos the band did in a partnership with State Farm. Read more: 10 pop-punk shows we wish we could have gone to The musician has become a mentor at the Boys & Girls Club to influence kids and help them build confidence to follow their dreams and is sharing the experience in a series of videos. On the first episode, Urie reflects … Continue reading

GREG TRIBBETT Says Fans Calling For MUDVAYNE Reunion 'Just Need A Little More Patience'

Greg Tribbett says that fans who are calling for a MUDVAYNE reunion “just need a little more patience.” It’s been just under a decade since MUDVAYNE released its self-titled fifth album and little has been heard about the group during that time. The guitarist, who co-founded MUDVAYNE in 1996, told “Jon’s Untitled Podcast” that he and his bandmates appreciate the fact that there are thousands of fans out there who are still interested in the group’s music. “We don’t take it for granted,” he said (hear audio below). “We’re all flattered that everybody still wants MUDVAYNE to tour and do … Continue reading

My Dying Bride Explain Show Cancellations, Confirm Writing for New Album

As many Decibel readers are undoubtedly aware, death/doom icons My Dying Bride cancelled a number of shows earlier this year citing unclear health circumstances. This morning, the band offered a full explanation: vocalist Aaron Stainthorpe’s five-year-old daughter was diagnosed with cancer in September 2017. The band thus took a hiatus so that Stainthorpe and his family could dedicate their time to the more-important issue at hand. Now that she has been declared cancer-free, Stainthorpe will return to writing sessions for the next My Dying Bride album. You can read his official statement, posted to My Dying Bride’s Facebook page this morning, below. “Many of you have … Continue reading

Palaye Royale’s tour is “the last chance to see Side A and Side B ever played”

Palaye Royale recently dropped by the YouTube Space in Los Angeles for a special performance and interview. Check out the live video in full below. Read more: 8 musicians admit their totally unexpected crush During the interview, the band discussed their upcoming record Boom Boom Room (Side B) and shared their favorite tracks. Palaye Royale also talked about what it was like shooting the album cover underwater, including a story about guitarist Sebastian Danzig trying to fix his hair in the pool. Plus, the band shared that their forthcoming Final Boom Tour is the end of the Boom Boom Room cycle and will be … Continue reading

Armored Saint, Night Demon, Uada and Persekutor Announced for Decibel Metal & Beer Fest: Los Angeles PRE-FEST

You’re planning to hit Los Angeles for the weekend of Decibel Metal & Beer Fest: LA, right? Of course, there is nothing to do in Los Angeles on a Friday night, so we’ve got you covered before the main event begins on Saturday. Get your pre-game started at the legendary Troubadour with the official Decibel Metal & Beer Fest: Los Angeles PRE-FEST, exclusively presented by Metal Blade Records and Church of the 8th Day! On Friday, November 30, black metal enigmas Persekutor, melodic black/death titans Uada and California trad metal torchbearers Night Demon support a special appearance from old-school heavy metal heroes Armored … Continue reading

Machine Gun Kelly, Eminem’s diss tracks produced by same person

A curious new twist emerges in the ongoing feud between Eminem and Machine Gun Kelly: It appears that the beefing rappers’ diss tracks share more than just a mutual disdain for each other, they also share a writer/producer. Read more: Iggy Azaela jumps in on the Eminem-MGK beef That’s right, as reported by the NME, producer and artist Ronny J (Ronald Spence, Jr.) is listed as a contributor on Em’s Kamikaze jams “The Ringer” and “Not Alike,” as well as Machine Gun Kelly’s recent retort, “Rap Devil.” When Em surprise-dropped his latest LP, the two aforementioned cuts contained jabs at … Continue reading

JINJER Has 'Three Or Four' Songs Musically Completed For Next Album

JINJER vocalist Tatiana Shmailyuk has confirmed to the Impact metal channel that the band is working on music for the follow-up to 2016’s “King Of Everything” album. “Right now we’re in the process of writing, of composing new material,” she said (see video below). “And I must say a few — I think three or four — songs are already done musically. So this is my turn to write lyrics right now. But I haven’t yet heard those songs. I have a lot of time to dedicate to listening to new material right now. So I think this autumn people … Continue reading

KISS Solo Albums Come Together To Celebrate Their 40th Anniversary In A Limited-Edition Vinyl Box Set

Forty years ago today, the four founding members of KISS — Gene Simmons, Paul Stanley, Ace Frehley and Peter Criss — released their respective solo albums all on the same day to much fanfare, chart success, and platinum sales. And now, four decades later, all four of these pioneering albums are celebrated in “The Solo Albums – 40th Anniversary Collection”, a limited-edition 180-gram 4LP box set by Casablanca/UMe that’s earmarked for release on October 19. Preorders commence today, September 18, for the limited run of 2,500 vinyl box sets, available exclusively through KISS‘s artist webstore and The Sound Of Vinyl. … Continue reading

Pussy Riot share statement on Peter Verzilov’s poisoning condition

Pussy Riot have shared a statement on Peter Verzilov’s condition after he was hospitalized due to possible poisoning. Read the statement in full below. Read more: Pussy Riot’s Peter Verzilov in critical condition The Pussy Riot member was hospitalized late Tuesday September 11 and placed in critical condition. According to his partner, Veronika Nikulshina, Verzilov started feeling unwell shortly after a court hearing on Tuesday. He laid down around 6 that evening to rest and two hours later “woke up and said he was starting to lose his sight.” After that, his condition started getting worse and Verzilov lost his vision, then ability … Continue reading