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ABC/Nicole WilderJack White is helping turn a storied building in Tulsa, Oklahoma into a museum.

According to the Tulsa World, the musician donated $30,000 to renovate the so-called Outsiders House. The home was a filming location for the 1983 film The Outsiders, based on the 1967 novel by Tulsa writer S.E. Hinton. That movie famously featured Rob Lowe, Emilio Estevez, Matt Dillon, Tom Cruise, Patrick Swayze and Diane Lane, when they were all young up-and-coming actors.

Running the campaign to turn the house into a museum is another musician: Danny O'Connor, also known as Danny Boy of House of Pain. White's donation helped meet the fundraiser's goal of $75,000.

"Jack White closed the thing and got it done," O'Connor tells the Tulsa World. "I have a feeling there's a brass plaque in order in the cement at that house pretty soon. What a guy. I couldn't think of a better person to come wrap this bow up, tie the loose ends up."

White is currently on tour behind his new solo album, Boarding House Reach.

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Credit: Justin BroadbentMetric has released the video for "Now or Never Now," a track off the band's new album, Art of Doubt. You can watch it now on YouTube.

Directed by Lorraine Nicholson, daughter of Jack Nicholson, the video is meant to reflect the "pensive, dark and depressing" reality of night clubs.

"This was a night shoot leading to dawn, as Lorraine wanted to place the video in those most questionable hours of the morning," frontwoman Emily Haines explains. "I'm profoundly lost and alone with random uncaring strangers...the rest of the band is on an urgent quest to find me and rescue me from this sad existence, but they always arrive too late."

Art of Doubt, the follow-up to 2015's Pagans in Vegas, is out today.

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Credit: Frank Maddocks Linkin Park's Mike Shinoda has released the video for "Make It Up as I Go," which features "Blood in the Cut" artist K.Flay. The scrapbook-style clip is streaming now on YouTube.

"Make It Up as I Go" is featured in Shinoda's new solo album, Post Traumatic. He'll launch a North American tour behind the record October 10 in Montreal.

As for K.Flay, you can also hear her on the Robert DeLong song "Favorite Color Is Blue" and the Tom Morello track "Lucky One."

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ABC/Randy HolmesWeezer frontman Rivers Cuomo has written a new song for Christmas Party, an upcoming holiday album from the iconic '60s pop-rock band The Monkees, due out October 12.

Cuomo's contribution is a track titled "What Would Santa Do."

Christmas Party also includes contributions from R.E.M.'s Peter Buck, author Michael Chabon and Fountains of Wayne's Adam Schlesinger, who produced the album.

You may recall that Cuomo also wrote a song from the last Monkees album, 2016's Good Times! That record also featured tunes written by Death Cab for Cutie's Ben Gibbard and Noel Gallagher.

Meanwhile, Cuomo and Weezer just released a new song of their own called "California Snow."

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Blackened RecordingsMetallica's 1991 self-titled album, better known as The Black Album, has passed an impressive chart milestone that is certainly not sad but is definitely true. The record has now spent a historic total of 500 non-consecutive week on the Billboard 200.

Since the chart began publishing weekly in 1956, only three other albums have spent at least 500 weeks on the Billboard 200. Pink Floyd's The Dark Side of the Moon is the clear record-holder, with a total of 937 weeks, while Bob Marley and The Wailers' best of collection Legend and Journey's Greatest Hits have each tallied 539 weeks.

With singles such as "Enter Sandman," "Nothing Else Matters" and "Wherever I May Roam," The Black Album catapulted Metallica from metal heroes to world-conquering rock gods. The diamond-certified record is easily Metallica's best-selling release, having sold over 16 million copies in the U.S.

Metallica is currently on tour behind the band's latest album, 2016's Hardwired...to Self-Destruct.

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Credit: Travis ShinnDisturbed has premiered a new track called "A Reason to Fight." The emotional, acoustic-driven ballad is available now for digital download.

"The message behind 'A Reason to Fight' is a personal one," says frontman David Draiman. "We've all seen people that we care about fall victim to addiction. [Guitarist] Dan [Donegan] sent me a rough idea for the song and it hit home particularly hard."

"I know people who’ve battled addiction and have seen it in their face -- the shame they have -- feeling they've let themselves and others down," Donegan adds. "We wanted to write a song with a positive message for people in that situation to stay hopeful and not give up the fight, as challenging as it may be. It's an everyday struggle, but there can also be a light at the end of the tunnel."

The song's message is reflected in its accompanying video, streaming now on YouTube.

"A Reason to Fight" will appear on Disturbed's forthcoming new album, Evolution, due out October 19. The record also features the lead single, "Are You Ready."

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Credit: Guy ArochArcade Fire surprised fans at their Los Angeles show Thursday night by performing their beloved 2004 debut album, Funeral, in full.

The Canadian band started the show with Funeral's opening track, "Neighborhood #1 (Tunnels)," and played the album's remaining nine tracks straight through. They then played a second set filled with songs from throughout their career.

According to fan site Arcade Fire Tube, Thursday's concert was the first of three planned Funeral-in-full shows. Win Butler and company play Berkeley, California tonight and Saturday.

In other news, Arcade Fire has released the video for "Peter Pan," a track from the band's new album, Everything Now. The six-minute clip, streaming now on YouTube, features several remixes of the song.

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The Chris Cornell Estate/UMeChris Cornell fans will soon be able to celebrate the life and legacy of the late Soundgarden and Audioslave frontman with a massive, extras-packed box set and a separate, 17-track album titled Chris Cornell, both of which will be available November 16.

Ahead of the releases, Cornell's widow, Vicky, has shared the previously unreleased track "When Bad Does Good."  You can hear it now in a lyric video streaming now online.

In addition to the self-titled album, the 64-track box set will include 10 additional unreleased tracks as well as "selections culled from the deep catalogs of his three influential bands -- Soundgarden, Temple of the Dog and Audioslave -- as well as songs from his solo career," according to the estate.

In a statement, Vicky Cornell says, "Since Chris’ sudden passing I have put all my efforts and energy into sharing his music and legacy with his fans from all over the world. I felt we needed to create a special collection to represent all of him -- the friend, husband and father, the risk taker and innovator, the poet and artist. His soaring vocals found their way into the hearts and souls of so many. His voice was his vision and his words were his peace. This album is for his fans."

Among the offerings on the box set will be 10 rare, unreleased live performances from the musician, including his duet with Yusuf/Cat Stevens on “Wild World” and another duet with his daughter, Toni Cornell, on Bob Marley's "Redemption Song."  There's also music from Temple of the Dog’s 25th anniversary reunion show in 2016, and more.

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Olaf HeineBono's voice has been called many things, but now we can add "soothing" to that list.

Last week, the members of U2 had just started playing a very intimate and unplugged version of "One" in a Paris restaurant called Refettorio, when a small child started crying. Without hesitating, Bono picked up the girl and held her, bouncing her gently as he started singing.

In a video posted to Instagram by Massimo Bottura, the restaurant's founder, the girl seemed comforted and stopped crying.

Bottura thanked U2 in the caption of the video for their support of Refettorio, an upscale restaurant that exclusively serves free meals to those in need.

U2 is currently on the European leg of their Songs of Experience Innocence tour, which wraps up November 13 in Berlin.  That show is a make-up date for one the band was forced to cancel several weeks ago after Bono lost his voice.

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Geffen RecordsOn September 21, 1993 -- 25 years ago today -- Nirvana released their third and final studio album, In Utero.

Arriving two years after their world-beating album Nevermind, made them the biggest band in the world, In Utero was a sonic and lyrical reaction to its predecessor. On the music front, they swapped out producer Butch Vig for Steve Albini, who'd played in the punk band Big Black, and produced some of Kurt Cobain's favorite albums, including Surfer Rosa by Pixies.

With Nirvana's rise in fame, Cobain's personal life -- including his marriage to Courtney Love, the birth of their daughter Frances Bean and the couple's drug use -- had become tabloid fodder. He made his feelings about fame quite clear on first line of the album's opening track, "Serve the Servants": "Teenage angst has paid off well/Now, I'm bored and old."

Prior to the album's release, rumors surfaced that Nirvana's record label felt In Utero was not commercially viable. Eventually, the band brought in R.E.M. producer Scott Litt to remix future singles "Heart-Shaped Box" and "All Apologies."

Upon its release, In Utero was met with controversy when Wal-Mart and Kmart refused to carry the album due to its artwork and the song title "Rape Me." Eventually, those stores agreed to sell a version of the album with different artwork, "Rape Me" renamed as "Waif Me," and a new Litt remix of "Pennyroyal Tea."

Despite the controversy, In Utero was a commercial and critical access, if not quite to the degree of Nevermind. It debuted at #1 on the Billboard 200, and "Heart-Shaped Box" and "All Apologies" were rock radio hits. The album's been certified five-times platinum.

Later in 1993, Nirvana recorded their legendary MTV Unplugged performance. Cobain died by suicide in April 1994.

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ABC/Randy HolmesMy Morning Jacket frontman Jim James is embarking on a solo tour of college campuses to encourage voting.

Dubbed the Future Is Voting tour, the run begins October 7 in Austin, Texas, and will hit five other towns in electoral swing districts. In addition to a performance from James, each tour stop will include a "non-partisan forum" where students can speak with candidates and their representatives.

"The importance of getting involved at this moment in time cannot be overstated," James says. "This isn't only a Get Out the Vote concert. This is a learning moment aimed at college students to motivate them to vote, regardless of where they fall on the political spectrum."

Some of the dates will be open only to students. Here's the full list of Future Is Voting shows:

10/7 -- Austin, TX, Emo's
10/9 -- San Marcos, TX, Texas State University*
10/10 -- Milwaukee, WI, University of Wisconsin Milwaukee*
10/15 -- Athens, GA, Georgia Theatre
10/16 -- Indianola, IA, Simpson College*
10/17 -- Urbana, IL, Canopy Club

*Students only.

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Bono's voice has been called many things, but now we can add "soothing" to that list.

Last week, the members of U2 had just started playing a very intimate and unplugged version of "One" in a Paris restaurant called Refettorio, when a small child started crying. Without hesitating, Bono picked up the girl and held her, bouncing her gently as he started singing.

In a video posted to Instagram by Massimo Bottura, the restaurant's founder, the girl seemed comforted and stopped crying.

Bottura thanked U2 in the caption of the video for their support of Refettorio, an upscale restaurant that exclusively serves free meals to those in need.

U2 is currently on the European leg of their Songs of Experience Innocence tour, which wraps up November 13 in Berlin.  That show is a make-up date for one the band was forced to cancel several weeks ago after Bono lost his voice.

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RCA RecordsWolf Alice's sophomore album Visions of a Life has won the 2018 Mercury Prize, which is given to the best album of the year from the U.K. and Ireland.

"It means so much to pick this up with my three best friends," Wolfe Alice front woman Ellie Rowsell said during the band's acceptance speech at the award ceremony, held in London Thursday.

In winning the prestigious award, Visions of a Life beat out albums including Arctic Monkeys' Tranquility Base Hotel & Casino, Florence the Machine's High As Hope and Who Built the Moon? by Noel Gallagher's High Flying Birds.

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Credit: Jeff ForneyAvenged Sevenfold has released the video for "Mad Hatter," a new song the band recorded for the upcoming Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 video game.

The clip features footage from "IX" map for the game's Zombie mode, which finds Ancient Rome overrun by the undead, resulting in all sorts of animated guts everywhere. If that sounds like something you'd like and/or can stomach, you can watch the video now on YouTube.

Prior to "Mad Hatter," Avenged Sevenfold wrote songs for the three previous Black Ops games. All four songs will be released on an EP called Black Reign, due out on Friday.

Black Ops 4 will be released October 12.

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Credit: Corinne Schiavone Trent Reznor and Atticus Ross are bringing their music to the superhero world.

The Nine Inch Nails duo will provide the score to Lost co-creator Damon Lindelof's TV adaptation of the classic DC graphic novel Watchmen, set to premiere on HBO in 2019.

Reznor and Ross previously won an Oscar for their The Social Network score, and they took home a Grammy for their work on The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo. Their other upcoming projects include writing the music for the upcoming Jonah Hill movie Mid90s, due out in October.

Meanwhile, the pair are currently on the road in support of the new Nine Inch Nails album, Bad Witch. The run, dubbed the Cold and Black and Infinite tour, continues Saturday in San Antonio, Texas.

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ABC/Randy HolmesMumford & Sons have announced the details of their next album. The fourth studio effort from the British band is called Delta, and will arrive on November 16.

The first single from Delta is called "Guiding Light," and is available now for digital download. The song combines the folksy elements of Mumford's first two albums, 2009's Sigh No More and 2012's Babel, with the more electric sound of their last effort, 2015's Wilder Mind.

You can watch Mumford & Sons perform "Guiding Light" on NBC's The Tonight Show next Monday, September 24. Frontman Marcus Mumford will also sit down with host Jimmy Fallon for an interview.

In support of Delta, Mumford & Sons plan to launch a 60-date worldwide arena tour, set to begin later this year. Tour details will be announced October 4.

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ABC/Randy HolmesThe Struts hit Sin City in the new video for their song "Primadonna Like Me."

The clip finds the English rockers partying up and down the Las Vegas Strip, including a stop at the famed Caesars Palace hotel and casino. You can watch it now on YouTube.

"Primadonna Like Me" appears on The Struts' forthcoming sophomore album Young&Dangerous, due out October 26. It also features the lead single "Body Talks."

In related news, The Struts showed up on Wednesday night's America's Got Talent finale. They joined finalist Courtney Hadwin for a performance of their breakout hit "Could Have Been Me" and the Janis Joplin classic "Piece of My Heart."

If you want to see The Struts live in person, you can catch them on their upcoming U.S. headlining tour, beginning this Friday in Detroit.

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Credit: Brad HeatonTwenty One Pilots have shared a behind-the-scenes look at their "Nico and the Niners" video.

The bonus clip features footage from the video shoot in Kiev, Ukraine, including a shot of Tyler Joseph and Josh Dun practicing their signature handshake. In between, Dun talks about the building in which they're filming, which he claims is where he used to go to school. That may or may not be true.

"Nico and the Niners" appears on TOP's upcoming album, Trench, which also features the lead single "Jumpsuit." The much-anticipated follow-up to 2015's Blurryface will arrive October 5.

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ABC/Randy HolmesTom Morello has put a new spin on the AC/DC's "Dirty Deeds Done Dirt Cheap," which you can listen to now via RollingStone.com.

The Rage Against the Machine guitarist's take on the 1976 classic changes the lyrics to turn Bon Scott's sleazy tale of murder-for-hire into a political, acoustic-driven folk song. One line, for example, goes "You got a head of state/you want him gone/but you ain't got the guts."

Morello's version of "Dirty Deeds" appears on a new compilation celebrating the 21st anniversary of folk record label Appleseed Recordings. The album, due out October 19, also includes Morello covering Woody Guthrie's folk classic, "This Land Is Your Land."

In related news, Rage Against the Machine's catalog is being reissued on vinyl. Remastered editions of all three of the currently inactive rap-metal band's studio albums -- 1992's Rage Against the Machine, 1996's Evil Empire and 1999's The Battle of Los Angeles -- as well as the 2000 covers album Renegades and 2003's Live at the Grand Olympic Auditorium, will be released on wax September 28.

Meanwhile, Morello will release his new solo album The Atlas Underground on October 12.

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ABC/Randy HolmesThe Strokes frontman Julian Casablancas' band The Voidz opened for Beck Wednesday night in Lincoln, Nebraska, and the two joined forces on stage to perform a cover of The Human League's classic '80s synthpop hit, "Don't You Want Me."

Beck posted footage of the collaboration on his Twitter. Come for the cover, stay to hear Casablancas sing "I was working as a waitress in a cocktail bar."

In addition to opening for Beck, The Voidz will play a few shows with Phoenix in October. Beck is touring behind his latest album, 2017's Colors.

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