They’re already in the studio working on a new album and now AD/DC front man Brian Johnson says the band could “very liely” hit the road to tour before the end of this year. A couple of weeks ago, there were rumors that the band would hanging up their instruments. It was then revealed that Malcolm Young, longtime guitarist and founding member of the band, suffered from poor health. That cast even more doubt on the future of AC/DC. But, the band quickly came back and said they’ll record and possibly tour. The timeline is starting to come more into focus. We’ll let you know what we know when we know it.
New song for sale
Metallica’s new tune “Lords of Summer” is available via iTunes here at the beginning of summer. The song was recorded as a demo of sorts and shared with fans a couple of months ago via YouTube. Now you can download the First Pass Version via iTunes. The band is currently piecing together a new album. It’s unclear if “Lords of Summer” will be featured on that album.
Butcher Babies are going on tour. The band featuring two of the hottest chicks in metal will be in Joliet, Illinois at Mojoes October 1st. The band is currently in studio which means we could have some new music sometime this year. And with news Butcher Babies are set to take to the road this September for a headlining tour, the new music possibilities are even greater.
A new Korn song is streaming online. The tune “Hater” is expected to appear on the band’s upcoming expanded reissue of the 2013 album The Paradigm Shift. “Hater” will be one of three new songs on the reissue. That is set to come out July 15th. The release will also feature six previously unreleased live tracks.
It’s gonna be an epic
Smashing Pumpkins front man Billy Corgan is writing a book. On his website he says he’s got 200,000 words, and five of 12 sections so far. All together, he says he’s gonna have half a million words. Compare that to the epic War and Peace in at just over half a million, and you’ve got a book that not many people will complete. Not a whole bunch of people will ever read half a million words in their entire lives … Good luck with that, Billy!
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