Linkin Park have canceled their upcoming tour:
Tour promoter Live Nation said in a statement, “We are incredibly saddened to hear about the passing of Chester Bennington. The Linkin Park One More Light North American Tour has been canceled. Refunds avail at point of purchase. Our thoughts to all those affected.”
The upcoming shows with Blink-182 were also canceled:
blink-182 is wrecked by the loss of our friend and amazing musician Chester Bennington. We could never imagine playing blinkin park without his incredible talent and voice. It just would not be possible. We send our deepest sympathies to his family, bandmates, friends and fans. Refunds will be available at the point of purchase.
It looks like James Paul Wisner is producing the upcoming album from The Dangerous Summer.
The first trailer for Steven Spielberg’s adaptation of Ready Player One has been released.
I am extremely excited. I can’t believe how good this looks.
The trailer for the next season of Stranger Things is here.
The new trailer for Justice League has been released.
Direct Hit were the latest guests on the Gear Masters YouTube series.
Emily Haines has debuted the new video for “Planets.”
Good Old War’s new song “Part of Me” is up for stream on Spotify and Apple Music.
Muse performed “Dig Down” on Colbert last night.
Justin Bieber has been banned from China, according to the BBC:
Justin Bieber is indeed “talented at singing” came the reply, but nonetheless it would not be appropriate to allow him to perform, because of what it called a number of incidents of “bad behaviour.” It did not elaborate on exactly which of Mr Bieber’s run-ins with the law it was referring to.
The pop star, who was allowed to tour China in 2013, joins a long list of musicians who have found themselves similarly blacklisted. Most though, like the British band Oasis and the US group Maroon 5, because of perceived political statements, rather than on the grounds of bad behaviour.
Grizzly Bear have released a video for “Neighbors.”
Today sees new releases from Goldfinger, Lana Del Rey, and Foster the People. If you hit read more you can see all the releases we have in our calendar for the week. Hit the quote bubble to access our forums and talk about what came out today, what albums you picked up, and to make mention of anything we may have missed.
Geoff Rickly of Thursday has posted a message on Twitter after the death of Chester Bennington, it touches on depression and being a frontman of a band. You can find the full message below.
TMZ is reporting that Chester Bennington of Linkin Park has died:
Law enforcement sources tell us the singer hanged himself at a private residence in Palos Verdes Estates in L.A. County. His body was discovered Thursday just before 9 AM.
Update: This has unfortunately been confirmed.
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A collection of bands, artists, songwriters, and producers have signed a letter opposing the rolling back of net neutrality protections. The full press release can be found below.
The FYF Fest will be live streaming on Twitter this weekend.
Wolf Parade will release their new album Cry Cry Cry on October 6th. Today they’ve released the song “Valley Boy” and pre-orders are now up.
Cut Copy have released a video for “Airborne.”
Linkin Park have released a video for “Talking to Myself.”