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Ne-Hi announce breakup, share three-song farewell EP titled XYZ*

It’s been six years since Ne-Hi formed, but as of today, the garage rock quartet born from Chicago’s DIY scene is calling it quits. Members Alex Otake, James Weir, Jason Balla, and Mikey Wells formed the band back in 2013 and quickly found their way as a lively onstage act. The band released two full-lengths,

Phantom Planet announce first public performance in seven years

Back in January, Phantom Planet played a secret show in Beverley Hills, which marked their first known performance since 2012. Now, the band has confirmed their first public performance. On May 19th, Phantom Planet will appear at The Hop Jam, the annual beer and music festival staged by Hanson in Tulsa, Oklahoma. The band marked

Metallica and San Francisco Symphony announce 20th anniversary “S&M2” concert

Twenty years ago, Metallica collaborated with the San Francisco Symphony for an unprecedented live collaboration that polarized fans with its altered approach to heavy metal. The resulting live album, S&M, notched the band a Grammy for Best Instrumental Rock Performance (“The Call of Ktulu”). To celebrate the anniversary, the band and the symphony are getting

Megadeth announce 350-page graphic novel, Death by Design

Among the many musical anniversaries being celebrated this year, 2019 marks the 35th birthday for thrash metal pioneers Megadeth. The band is already set to commemorate the milestone with the release of Warheads on Foreheads, a compilation of 35 tracks culled from their 15 studio albums, but now they’ve added a little something to the

Black Mountain announce new album, Destroyer, share “Future Shade”: Stream

Space rock is alive and well thanks to Black Mountain, who are gearing up to release their first album in three years. Their fifth studio effort is titled Destroyer and due out May 24th through Jagjaguwar. The IV follow-up finds the Canadian outfit channeling the exhilarating, thrill-seeking spirit often associated with adolescence. Frontman Stephen McBean

The Specials announce 2019 North American tour

Today, British 2 Tone legends The Specials return with their first album of original music in 20 years, Encore. Along with the release, the band has revealed a new summer tour that will take them across the US and Canada. The tour celebrates the new record as well as the 40th anniversary of the group,

Godsmack and Volbeat announce 2019 North American tour

Veteran hard-rock act Godsmack look to stay busy in 2019. After previously announcing six-week tour of Europe, the Massachusetts band revealed today that they will be hitting the road with Danish rockers Volbeat in North America in the spring. The trek kicks off with a trio of Godsmack festival dates in early April, but then