Megadeth are selling replicas of their branded NASCAR vehicle that Tyler Reddick drove this past Saturday during the Xfinity race at New Hampshire Motor Speedway.
The Chevrolet Camaro has a huge Megadeth logo on the hood and features a logo for Internet metal station Gimme Radio, which has Dave Mustaine as a DJ. The model of the car is on sale now through Megadeth’s merch site and is expected to ship in time for Christmas.
Five Finger Death Punch are teaming up with Three Days Grace, Bad Wolves and Fire From the Gods for a fall tour.
The trek starts with a two-night stand in the band’s hometown of Las Vegas Tickets go on sale now, and a part of every ticket sold will go to the Gary Sinise Foundation that works with veterans and first responders.
Five Finger Death Punch have been working on a new album, but it won’t be out in time for the fall tour. Ivan Moody says they’d love to have it out at the start of next year, but it will “be ready when it’s ready.”
Lacuna Coil and All That Remains will co-headline a tour starting September 15th in New York City and ending October 19th in Baltimore. Tickets go on sale now. In selected markets, the ticket price includes a digital download of either band’s new album.
Chevelle have joined the numerous rock acts who have their own beers. La Gargola is manufactured by Revolution Brewing in their hometown of Chicago and is named after their 2014 album. Chevelle will be on hand for a launch party at Revolution Brewpub in Chicago on August 1st, the night before their set at Lollapalooza.
And lastly, The remaining members of Soundgarden want to finish the demos Chris Cornell recorded for the new album they were working on before his death two years ago.
When asked why they haven’t been able to get the original files, Thayil replied, “We don’t know. We’ve asked nicely, we’ve suggested that this will benefit all parties, if the band could just have these files, and we could finish the songs we were working on. But there seems to be some confusion amongst various parties as to what that would entail and how that works, and who that would benefit.”
Thayil says the material they were working on before Cornell’s death featured “maybe a couple of sad songs, and a couple of heavy songs that in general feel were — where we were at in the writing process — kind of mixed like King Animal, but a little bit less of the heavy stuff. But it was still interesting, still quirky stuff.”
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