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Gavin Rossdale, Alice Cooper, Lzzy Hale to Judge ‘No Cover’ Band Competition TV Show

Alice Cooper, Bush’s Gavin Rossdale, and Halestorm’s Lzzy Hale are among the judges for No Cover, an upcoming music competition show searching for “the world’s next greatest unsigned original artist.” Other judges include Bishop Briggs and prog-metal guitarist Tobin Abasi. No Cover will focus on unknown bands performing original songs. The winner will earn a recording contract with Sumerian Records and a “high-profile” slot at a festival produced by Danny Wimmer Presents, the company behind Aftershock, Welcome to Rockville and Epicenter. Kellin Quinn of Sleeping with Sirens will co-host alongside radio personality Caity Babs.

No Cover will film at the iconic Troubadour club in Los Angeles. You can apply to be on No Cover now at NoCoverShow.com/apply.

ALICE COOPER, GAVIN ROSSDALE And LZZY HALE Among Judges For ‘No Cover’ Music Competition TV Show

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Trent Reznor, Billy Corgan And More Headlining 2021 Virtual David Bowie Tribute

David Bowie’s pianist, Mike Garson, has revealed that the 2021 edition of “A Bowie Celebration” will be a single-day virtual event taking place on the musician’s birthday. David Bowie would have turned 74 on Jan. 8. The singer actually died two days after his birthday, on Jan. 10, 2016. This year will mark the fifth anniversary of his passing.

“A Bowie Celebration: Just for One Day!” will take place on Jan. 8 with a star-studded lineup of musicians take part and sharing their love for Bowie’s music. Trent Reznor of Nine Inch Nails, Smashing Pumpkins frontman Billy Corgan, Jane’s Addiction’s Perry Farrell, Bush’s Gavin Rossdale, Def Leppard’s Joe Elliott, Halestorm’s Lzzy Hale, The Cult’s Ian Astbury, Living Colour’s Corey Glover and more will be among the guests celebrating the music of Bowie.

Garson said in a statement: “What we’re planning is an amazing show with the most talented musicians from every period of David’s career, as well as phenomenal artists from many different genres. We’ll hear different interpretations of David’s songs; some with totally new arrangements that have never been heard before.”

Tickets for the livestream are available at the website here with early bird prices available through Nov. 1. You can also make it a bundle package with a variety of merch items added onto your virtual ticket should you choose. There’s also “experience” opportunities, with the chance to check out a private rehearsal, a pre-show soundcheck and a post-show Q&A with the band members.

Trent Reznor, Perry Farrell & More to Appear at Virtual David Bowie Tribute ‘Just for One Day’

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Def Leppard Announce ‘Def Leppard Vault’ Collection

Def Leppard — comprised of Joe Elliott, Rick Savage, Rick Allen, Phil Collen and Vivian Campbell — has announced the ‘Def Leppard Vault,’ the first-ever collection of the band’s artifacts and related stories, curated by and told personally by all members of the band. Fans can sign up for a special message at the Leppard Vault website.

The most recent Def Leppard studio album came out in 2015. Def Leppard released a box set, The Early Years 79-81, on March 20, representing the band’s first two albums, On Through The Night from 1980 and High ‘N’ Dry from 1981.  The band also released London To Vegas on May 29 featuring two concert films: ‘Hysteria At The O2’ and ‘Hits Vegas, Live At Planet Hollywood.’ Def Leppard’s latest greatest-hits collection, titled The Story So Far – The Best Of, was released in November 2018.

Def Leppard Will Be Unlocking Their Vault

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Tom Petty Returns To US Top 10 With Reissue Of ‘Wildflowers’

Tom Petty has returned to the Top 10 with the newly-released expanded reissue of his 1994 album, “Wildflowers.” According to Billboard, the project re-enters the Billboard 200 at No. 5. “Wildflowers” also returns to the Billboard Top Rock Albums chart at No. 1, its first week atop the list.

Petty originally wrote and recorded the project as a double album, but his record label convinced to trim it back to a single record. The 2020 reissue features the second, unreleased half of the set named “All The Rest”, which delivers ten tunes from the original recording sessions that were left off the singer’s second solo record.

Tom Petty’s ‘Wildflowers’ Returns to Top Rock Albums Chart at No. 1

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Eddie Van Halen Tribute Set For Rock Hall’s HBO Induction Special

The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame will include a tribute to Eddie Van Halen as part of its 2020 Induction Ceremony Special. The tribute will be part of the show, set to air at 7 p.m., Nov. 7 on HBO and HBO Max. The tribute will feature multiple ‘guitar gods’ paying homage to the Van Halen guitarist who passed away on Oct. 6 after a lengthy battle with cancer at 65.

The Eddie Van Halen tribute is part of the Rock Hall special’s in memoriam section, which also honors other rock and roll legends who have died over the past year and a half. That list includes Little Richard, Neil Peart, Ric Ocasek, Ginger Baker and several others.

The 2020 Induction Ceremony Special will celebrate the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame’s Class of 2020: Depeche Mode, The Doobie Brothers, Whitney Houston, Nine Inch Nails, The Notorious B.I.G., T-Rex, and Ahmet Ertegun Award honorees Jon Landau and Irving Azoff. This year’s ceremony was originally set to take place at Cleveland’s Public Hall on May 2. The event was then postponed until November due to the coronavirus pandemic before being turned into a pre-taped special. The 2021 inductions are scheduled for next November in Cleveland.

Eddie Van Halen Tribute to Be Part of 2020 Rock Hall Induction

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Stevie Nicks “24 Karat Gold The Concert” Film Coming To Video-On-Demand

Stevie Nicks 24 Karat Gold The Concert debuted at cinemas worldwide, and now the concert film will be available for fans to rent at home on video-on-demand (VOD) for one week.  The film was first seen in cinemas around the world last week on Wednesday, Oct. 21. 

Pre-orders for the rental are available at StevieNicksFilm.com. The film will be available to view beginning this Thursday, Oct. 29 at 9am PT / 12pm ET. Audiences will then have 48 HOURS to view their rental from purchase. The film will be available to rent until Thursday, Nov 5 at 11:59pm PT. This marks the first VOD release from Trafalgar Releasing, who are pleased to be collaborating with Stevie Nicks and BMG on giving alternate options for fans to be able to watch this film.

Stevie Nicks 24 Karat Gold The Concert reached the number one spot in the UK cinema box office on the night of release. In the US, it reached the number two spot at the box office. 

Stevie Nicks’ New Concert Film Headed to Video on Demand

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Rob Zombie Teases First New Song In Over Four Years

Rob Zombie is set to unveil his first new single in over four years this Friday, October 30th. Zombie’s last solo effort was 2016’s The Electric Warlock Acid Witch Satanic Orgy Celebration Dispenser.

Rob took to Instagram, writing, “In just 4 days the first new Zombie song in over four years drops! The Triumph of KING FREAK : a crypt of preservation and superstition”

ROB ZOMBIE To Release First New Song In Over Four Years, ‘The Triumph Of King Freak’, This Friday

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John Frusicante Confirms Red Hot Chili Peppers Are Writing New Music

Red Hot Chili Peppers guitarist John Frusciante has revealed that the band is writing and rehearsing for a new album. “We were rehearsing for a couple of months and then the quarantine started, and then we stopped rehearsing for a couple of months and then we went back to rehearsing,” Frusciante said. “We are moving ahead with what we are doing and writing new music.”

Frusciante rejoined the Red Hot Chili Peppers in 2019 and played his first show February 8, 2020, at memorial service for late film producer Andrew Burkle. He said being back was like “returning to family.”

John Frusicante Says Red Hot Chili Peppers ‘Moving Ahead’ With New Music

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AC/DC To Debut Video For ‘Shot In The Dark’

AC/DC announced that they will be premiering the music video for their new single, “Shot In The Dark” today during a special stream.

The stream will be taking place at 9:30 AM Eastern time and will feature an “exclusive” conversation with the band and the director of the video, David Mallet. The world premiere of the music video for “Shot In The Dark” will follow. The track is the lead single from the band’s forthcoming album, “PWR/UP”.   You can watch the preview clip for the video at the link here.

Check out the video for “Shot in the Dark” here.

AC/DC premiering “Shot in the Dark” video on Monday

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Heart’s Nancy Wilson Shares Cover of Bruce Springsteen’s “The Rising”

Heart guitarist Nancy Wilson will release her debut solo album in early 2021, and now she’s now shared the lead single, a cover of Bruce Springsteen’s “The Rising”.

Written in the aftermath of the September 11th, 2001 terrorist attacks, “The Rising” arrived as an instant classic. Springsteen wrote from the perspective of a firefighter rushing into the crumbling World Trade Center towers. 

Now with the coronavirus pandemic, Wilson has brought a fresh take on “The Rising.” In a statement, Wilson

explained her reasons for covering the song: “I wanted to make something uplifting and aspirational for those of us who are suffering with all this sickness and loss. I hope this song can help lift our spirits.”

Check out the lyric video for Wilson’s “The Rising” here

Heart’s Nancy Wilson Shares Video For Bruce Springsteen Cover

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