ABC/Paula LoboA Blink-182 fan has suggested a unique way for the band to celebrate the upcoming 20th anniversary of their live album The Mark, Tom and Travis Show (The Enema Strikes Back!) -- and bassist/vocalist Mark Hoppus seems all for it.
In a Twitter Q&A, the fan asked if Blink could perform the exact same set again, complete with all the album's inter-track banter and jokes, "performed with their original zest." In response, Hoppus wrote, "That's a fantastic idea."
However, since Tom DeLonge isn't in the band any more, a potential TMTTS 20th anniversary show wouldn't be an exact recreation. Unless, of course, Blink decided to invite the Angels & Airwaves frontman/UFO researcher back into the group for the show.
The Mark, Tom and Travis Show was originally recorded over two nights in November 1999 before being released as a live album in 2000.
Meanwhile, another Blink record will hit the big 2-0 in a few weeks: 1999's Enema of the State, which was originally released June 1, 1999. The punk trio celebrated that anniversary last month by performing the album, which spawned the singles "All the Small Things," "What's My Age Again?" and "Adam's Song" in full at Southern California's Back to the Beach festival.
ABC/Randy HolmesThe Lumineers have made it three-for-three with videos this week, as they've now released a new visual for the third straight day.
The latest clip, for the song "Life in the City," follows the previously released "Gloria" and "Donna" videos, and continues to tell the story of Gloria Sparks, one of three fictional characters featured in the upcoming Lumineers album, III. You can watch the "Life in the City" video now on YouTube.
III, the follow-up to 2016's Cleopatra, is separated into three chapters, which each one focusing on a different Sparks family member: Gloria, Junior, and Jimmy. "Donna," "Life in the City" and "Gloria" make up the Gloria chapter.
All three songs are available now for digital download.
Terry McGinnis/WireImageCourtney Love is calling out the fashion label Vetements for selling a new t-shirt very similar to the "Corporate Magazines Still Suck" one Kurt Cobain famously wore on the cover of a 1992 issue of Rolling Stone.
The Vetements shirt features the "Corporate Magazines Still Suck" slogan, accompanied by the phrase "a lot." It costs $550.
After Vetements posted a photo of the shirt on its Instagram, Love commented, "You guys WHAT the F***? I hate being put in this position. You should know better!"
This isn't the first Nirvana-related fashion controversy over the last few months. Last December, the band filed a lawsuit against Marc Jacobs for allegedly ripping off the Nirvana smiley-face logo for an item in its Bootleg Redux Grunge collection.
ABC/Randy HolmesFoo Fighters, Slipknot and Metallica are among the nominees for the 2019 Kerrang! Awards, hosted by the U.K. magazine.
All three bands are up for the Best International Act prize, along with Panic! at the Disco and Rammstein. The Best British Act nominees are Bring Me the Horizon, Iron Maiden, Biffy Clyro, Enter Shikari, and Architects.
Metallica is also nominated for the Best International Live Act award, as are Ghost, Mastodon, FEVER 333, and Parkway Drive.
Other categories include Best Album, featuring Bring Me the Horizon's Amo, Ghost's Prequelle, Greta Van Fleet's Anthem of the Peaceful Army, Behemoth's I Loved You at Your Darkest and Architects' Holy Hell; and Best Song, featuring Slipknot's "All Out Life," FEVER 333's "Burn It," Rammstein's "Deutschland," Frank Iero's "Young and Doomed" and While She Sleeps' "Anti-Social."
The 2019 Kerrang! Awards will be given out June 19. You can vote for your favorites now through June 12 at Kerrang.com.
ABC/Randy HolmesBillie Eilish is number one on a Billboard radio airplay chart for the first time in her young career.
The 17-year-old phenom currently occupies the top spot on Billboard's Alternative Songs tally with "bury a friend."
"Bury a friend" is the first single from a female solo artist to lead that chart since Alice Merton's "No Roots" reached number one in February 2018.
Additionally, Eilish is only the 10th solo woman with a number-one Alternative Songs single, following Merton, Elle King, Lorde, Tracy Bonham, Alanis Morissette, Tori Amos, Suzanne Vega, Sinead O'Connor and Kate Bush.
Meanwhile, Eilish is the second-youngest solo artist to top the Alternative Songs chart. Lorde, who ruled the tally with "Royals" at age 16 in 2013, is the youngest.
"Bury a friend" is a single off Eilish's debut album WHEN WE ALL FALL ASLEEP, WHERE DO WE GO? She'll launch a North American tour behind the record May 29 in San Francisco.
Terence Patrick/CBSCBS' The Late Late Show is headed to London for a week in June, and Mumford & Sons will be along for the ride.
The British folk rockers will be performing during one of the four London episodes, which air from Monday, June 17 to Thursday, June 20. Other guests include Tom Hanks, Sophie Turner, Michael Fassbender, Jessica Chastain and Millie Bobby Brown.
The Late Late Show airs weeknights at 12:37 a.m. ET/PT on CBS.
Mumford & Sons are currently touring Europe in support of their new album Delta, featuring the single "Guiding Light." They'll be back in the U.S. this weekend to play California's BottleRock festival, followed by a full-scale North American tour launching in August.
ABC/Randy HolmesThe Lumineers have premiered the video for "Donna," the opening track off their upcoming album, III.
Like the previously released video for "Gloria," the lead single off of III, the "Donna" clip continues the story of the fictitious Sparks family, whose history is told on the album. You can watch the "Donna" video now on YouTube.
III, the follow-up to 2016's Cleopatra, is divided into three chapters, with each one focusing on a different Sparks family member: Gloria, Junior and Jimmy. The Gloria chapter, featuring the songs "Donna," "Life in the City" and "Gloria," is available now for digital download. The whole album arrives September 13.
In other Lumineers news, you can catch them perform on Jimmy Kimmel Live! on Friday, June 7, airing 11:35 p.m. ET on ABC.
ABC/Fred LeeBrendon Urie's ma must be tired of looking, because Panic! at the Disco continues to make it.
The "High Hopes" crew's latest achievement is a platinum certification for their new album Pray for the Wicked, bestowed by the RIAA for one million units sold.
Originally released June 2018, Pray for the Wicked is the sixth studio Panic! album, and the band's fifth to be certified platinum. It spawned the singles "Say Amen (Saturday Night)" and "Hey Look Ma, I Made It," as well as the mega-hit "High Hopes."
Panic! at the Disco's tour in support of Pray for the Wicked continues in June at Delaware's Firefly festival. You can also hear Urie on the new Taylor Swift song, "ME!"
In related news, Urie was honored with the Inspiration Award at the LGBTQ youth organization GLSEN's Respect Awards, which took place on Monday. He was recognized for his, "ongoing commitment to LGBTQ youth and for investing in the power of students to create more inclusive schools."
ABC/Randy HolmesA new album from Jimmy Eat World is on the horizon.
According to a tweet from drummer Zach Lind, the 10th full-length studio effort from the "The Middle" rockers is "mixed & mastered."
The new record will be the follow-up to 2016's Integrity Blues, which features the single "Sure and Certain." Since then, the band released two standalone singles, "Love Never" and "half heart," in 2018.
Perhaps we'll hear some new Jimmy Eat World music on their summer tour with Third Eye Blind, which kicks off June 14 in Los Angeles.
ABC/Travis BellFoo Fighters' headlining set at the Sonic Temple festival Sunday night featured a surprise appearance from comedian Pauly Shore, who joined the band during their performance of "My Hero."
While on stage, Shore wore a t-shirt featuring a photo of his father, Comedy Store co-founder Sammy Shore, who died over the weekend at age 92.
"My dad died last night, and this is dedicated to him," Pauly said in between lines of the chorus. You can watch fan-shot footage of the performance now on YouTube.
The Sonic Temple set was the last show on the Foo Fighters' brief spring U.S. tour. They head to Europe in June, and will be back stateside to headline the Bourbon & Beyond and Pilgrimage festivals in September.
ABC/Randy HolmesVampire Weekend has premiered the video for "This Life," a track off the band's new album, Father of the Bride.
The black-and-white clip finds Ezra Koenig and company riding through the deserts of Palm Springs during Passover. It also features guest appearances from Danielle Haim, producer Mark Ronson and others. You can watch it now on YouTube.
Father of the Bride, which also features the lead single "Harmony Hall," dropped earlier this month, and debuted at number one on the Billboard 200. VW will launch a North American headlining tour in support of the new record June 5 in Toronto.
Credit: Julien's AuctionsSomeone paid $75,000 to own the sweater Kurt Cobain wore in his final photo shoot.
Cobain wore the sweater, a green acrylic and mohair cardigan with a geometric pattern design, when photographer Jesse Frohman took his photo in the summer of 1993 for the upcoming Nirvana album, In Utero. The grunge icon died several months later in April 1994.
The sweater sold over the weekend at a sale held by Julien's Auctions. It had been expected to fetch between $20,000 and $30,000.
The auction also included a paper pizza plate Cobain used to hand-write a set list for a Washington, D.C. Nirvana show in 1990. That sold for $22,400, well above the expected price range of $1,000 to $2,000.
ABC/Randy HolmesTom Morello invited System of a Down's Serj Tankian on stage to help pay tribute to the late Chris Cornell during the Rage Against the Machine guitarist's solo set at last weekend's Sonic Temple festival.
Tankian joined Morello for a performance of the Audioslave track "Like a Stone." You can watch fan-filmed footage of the collaboration now on YouTube.
The set took place on May 17, one day before the two-year anniversary of Cornell's death.
Tankian previously performed "Like a Stone" with Morello and the other members of Audioslave -- Tim Commerford and Brad Wilk -- in 2017 in Germany and 2018 in New Zealand.
ABC/Randy HolmesTo say that Billie Eilish has had a big year is quite the understatement. So far, the 17-year-old phenom released her record-breaking debut album WHEN WE ALL FALL ASLEEP, WHERE DO WE GO?, played Coachella for the first time, and just last week, she received the ASCAP Vanguard Award alongside her brother and collaborator, Finneas O'Connell.
"It's surreal, man, it's really crazy," Eilish tells ABC Radio of her success. "It's like nothing I would have ever imagined would happen. And here it is, you know, right in front of us."
A personal highlight for Eilish was when she played the Spark Arena in New Zealand last month, marking the first time she's ever headlined an arena.
"It was really just unbelievable," she says. "It was completely a peak life, one-time thing. Not even a one-time thing, it just felt like that, you know?"
"And the crazy thing is that it's not a one-time thing, is what I've been told," she adds.
It's easy to imagine Eilish headlining more arenas in the future, and the singer says she has "so much" lined up.
"Too much," she says of her future plans. "But I'm here, I'm alive, I'm breathing. I'm in a great place, bro, everything's pretty much perfect."
Eilish will launch a U.S. headlining tour May 29 in San Francisco.
Credit: Alexis GrossMatt Maeson has announced a summer and fall North American tour.
The headlining outing, the largest so far in Maeson's young career, kicks off August 19 in Indianapolis, and will stretch all the way into the middle of November. Visit MattMaeson.com for ticket info.
Maeson will be touring in support of his debut album Bank on the Funeral, which features his breakout single, "Cringe."
Here are Maeson's new headlining tour dates:
8/19 -- Indianapolis, IN, Deluxe at Old National Centre 8/20 -- Detroit, MI, Shelter 8/22 -- Albany, NY, The Hollow 8/23 -- Columbus, OH, A&R Music Bar 8/24 -- Pittsburgh, PA, Rex Theater 8/26 -- St. Louis, MO, Delmar Hall 8/27 -- Madison, WI, High Noon Saloon 8/28 -- Minneapolis, MN, Amsterdam Bar & Hall 10/14 -- Tulsa, OK, The Vanguard 10/15 -- Columbia, MO, Rose Music Hall 10/17 -- Milwaukee, WI, Turner Hall Ballroom 10/18 -- Louisville, KY, Zanzabar 10/21 -- Charlotte, NC, The Underground 10/22 -- Nashville, TN, Basement East 10/23 -- Birmingham, AL, WorkPlay 10/25 -- Atlanta, GA, Variety Playhouse 10/26 -- Johnson City, TN, Capone's 10/27 -- Cleveland, OH, Grog Shop 10/29 -- Brooklyn, NY, Brooklyn Steel 1030 -- Washington, DC, U Street Music Hall 11/1 -- Boston, MA, Brighton Music Hall 11/2 -- Philadelphia, PA, The Foundry 11/3 -- Richmond, VA, The Broadberry 11/5 -- Chicago, IL, House of Blues 11/6 -- Kansas City, MO, recordBar 11/8 -- Denver, CO, Marquis Theater 11/9 -- Salt Lake City, UT, Urban Lounge 11/11 -- San Francisco, CA, The Fillmore 11/13 -- Los Angeles, CA, The Fonda Theatre 11/15 -- Phoenix, AZ, Crescent Ballroom 11/18 -- Houston, TX, House of Blues 11/19 -- Dallas, TX, House of Blues 11/20 -- Austin, TX, Scoot Inn
Gianni Fiorito/HBOThe Antichrist Superstar is headed to the Vatican.
Marilyn Manson will be a guest star on HBO's The New Pope, the upcoming follow-up to the 2017 limited series The Young Pope. As proof, the premium network tweeted out a photo of Manson in his unknown role.
The New Pope, starring John Malkovich and Jude Law, is set to premiere this year.
Manson's previous TV roles include appearances on Sons of Anarchy and Salem.
If you want to see him live in addition to on your TV screen, you can catch Manson on his upcoming co-headlining tour with Rob Zombie, starting July 9 in Baltimore.