ABC/Randy HolmesOver the summer, the long-dormant Broken Bellsteased a possible comeback. Now, it looks like they're gearing up to release new music.
The duo, made up of The Shins frontman James Mercer and producer Brian "Danger Mouse" Burton, has posted a 25-second clip of what sounds like a new song.
Broken Bells have released two albums, the most recent of which was 2014's After the Disco. Since then, Mercer and The Shins released a new album, 2017's Heartworms, while Burton has pursued a variety of different producing projects.
Credit: Phil SmithiesThe Wombats have premiered the video for their new single, "Bee-Sting," which is streaming now via Billboard.com.
Filmed in a warehouse in London, the clip finds the British trio rocking out as different colors pop up around them. Frontman Matthew Murphy is particularly proud of the teal jacket he's wearing.
"I'd had zero sleep, there were no electric fans and I was basically sweating uncontrollably for hours on end," Murphy tells Billboard of the video shoot. "But that jacket was worth it!"
The Wombats recorded "Bee-Sting" for the upcoming deluxe version of their new album, Beautiful People Will Ruin Your Life, due out November 9. The original album, released in February, spawned the single "Turn."
ABC/Randy HolmesDave Matthews Band will embark on a North American arena tour later this year. The 10-city trek begins November 27 in Columbus, Ohio, and will conclude with a two-night hometown stand in Charlottesville, Virginia December 14 and 15.
If you're a member of the DMB Warehouse fan club, you can register for pre-sale tickets now via Warehouse.DaveMatthewsBand.com. Tickets go on sale to the general public beginning next Friday, October 5 at 9 a.m. local time. Visit DaveMatthewsBand.com for all ticket info.
DMB will be touring in support of their new album Come Tomorrow, which gave the group their seventh straight number-one album on the Billboard 200.
Here are Dave Matthews Band's fall arena tour dates:
11/27 -- Columbus, OH, Schottenstein Center 11/29 -- New York, NY, Madison Square Garden 11/30 -- New York, NY, Madison Square Garden 12/2 -- Uncasville, CT, Mohegan Sun Arena 12/4 -- Manchester, NH, SNHU Arena 12/5 -- Albany, NY, Times Union Center 12/7 -- Boston, MA, TD Garden 12/8 -- Montreal, QC, Bell Centre 12/11 -- Philadelphia, PA, Wells Fargo Center 12/13 -- Washington, D.C., CapitalOne Arena 12/14 -- Charlottesville, VA, John Paul Jones Arena 12/15 -- Charlottesville, VA, John Paul Jones Arena
Danny Wimmer PresentsThis year's Louder than Life festival, scheduled for September 28-30 in Louisville, Kentucky, has been canceled.
In a statement posted Monday night, festival organizers say that the event site, Champions Park, as been plagued by "unsafe conditions resulting from ongoing rain and flooding."
"After carefully inspecting the grounds and infrastructure this evening, the City and we have determined that it is no longer possible to make the festival site safe in time for this weekend," the statement reads.
Nine Inch Nails, Alice in Chains and Godsmack were scheduled to headline this year's Louder than Life, which was to be held over three days for the first time. The lineup also featured Deftones, Limp Bizkit, Five Finger Death Punch, Shinedown, Breaking Benjamin, Bush and Slash, among others.
ABC/Randy HolmesProphets of Rage vocalist B-Real has shared an update on rap-rock supergroup's next album. Speaking with Kerrang!, the hip-hop icon says the band's sophomore effort is "really f***ing cool."
"I can't wait for people to hear it," B-Real says, adding that he expects the album to make its debut in 2019.
"We're still dialing in a few things, but what we do have is pretty powerful," he explains.
The new album will follow the self-titled debut Prophets record, which arrived in 2017. Over the summer, the band released a new track called "Heart Afire."
While we wait for the next Prophets album, the band members are also busy with their other projects. Guitarist Tom Morello will release his new solo album The Atlas Underground October 12, while B-Real and Cypress Hill will embark on a tour with Hollywood Undead in February.
Credit: Justin BroadbentMetric has announced a headlining U.S. tour in support of the band's new album, Art of Doubt. The 2019 outing begins February 11 in Cleveland and wraps March 25 in Detroit. For ticket info, visit ILoveMetric.com.
Art of Doubt, the follow-up to 2015's Pagans in Vegas, is out now. It features the single "Now or Never Now."
Here are Metric's 2019 tour dates:
2/11 -- Cleveland, OH, House of Blues 2/13 -- Boston, MA, House of Blues 2/14 -- Philadelphia, PA, The Fillmore 2/15 -- Washington, D,C,, The Fillmore 2/18 -- Brooklyn, NY, Kings Theatre 2/21 -- Richmond, VA, The National 2/22 -- Nashville, TN, Marathon Music Works 2/24 -- Atlanta, GA, Tabernacle 2/26 -- San Antonio, TX, Aztec Theatre 2/28 -- Houston, TX, Revention Music Center 3/1 -- Dallas, TX, Southside Ballroom 3/2 -- Austin, TX, Moody Theatre 3/4 -- Phoenix, AZ, The Van Buren 3/5 -- San Diego, CA, Open Air Theatre 3/6 -- Los Angeles, CA, The Palladium 3/9 -- Anaheim, CA, House of Blues 3/10 -- Las Vegas, The Chelsea Theatre 3/11 -- Riverside, CA, Riverside Municipal Auditorium 3/13 -- San Francisco, CA, The Masonic 3/15 -- Portland, OR, Crystal Ballroom 3/16 -- Seattle, WA, The Moore Theatre 3/18 -- Salt Lake City, UT, The Dept 3/20 -- Denver, CO, The Fillmore 3/21 -- Kansas City, MO, The Truman 3/22 -- Chicago, IL, Aragon Ballroom 3/23 -- Indianapolis, IN , Egyptian Room 3/25 -- Detroit, MI, The Fillmore