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Top of the Charts, Streaming Online, From the UK to the US, and New Crue Tune Teased

Top of the charts


Three Days Grace are finding some success in their latest release. The tune “Painkiller” has launched to the top of the charts to land at No. 1. That spot isn’t a new place for the band, as they’ve had a number of No. 1 songs on the Active Rock charts. To be more precice, the band has now had 12 No. 1 tunes on the chart. What makes “Painkiller” so signifigant: it’s the first tune with new singer Matt Walst to land on the active rock charts. What that means, is the band has a winning record, even when there’s turmoil or turnover. Walst filled in for former front man Adam Gontier during a recent tour and eventually was confirmed as the new singer. According to Loudwire, Three Days Grace currently hold the record for No. 1 tunes on active rock charts beating out Linkin Park, Shinedown, Disturbed, Seether and Godsmack. The band is currently in the studio working on a new album, so it’s a safe bet they have more tricks up their sleeve.


Streaming online


Linkin Park have offered up their new album to stream a week before it drops in stores. They’ve already released four tunes to the internet, two of which are radio signles. The Hunting Party is available for pre-order through iTunes. That’s also where you’ll be able to stream the new album. You can expect to hear Linkin Park perform tunes from the new album when they tour with Thirty Seconds to Mars and AFI. That tour will be in Chicago at the First Midwest Band Amphitheatre August 29th.


From the UK to the US


Royal Blood are heading to the US for a headlining tour. The band out the UK hit US radio in the face with their tune “Out of the Black.” The band will be in Chicago July 31st for a show at Lincoln Hall and then the following day they’ll play Lollapalooza.


New Crue tune teased


Speaking of tours, Motley Crue getting ready to hit the road this summer for their final tour and bassist Nikki Sixx is getting all sentimental in talking about rehearsal. He also says they wrote and recorded a new song fans are sure to hear when they hit the road. That tour will be in St. Louis July 9th and in Tinley Park August 8th.


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