Watch Weezer get ‘Lost in the Woods’ for their ‘Frozen 2’ soundtrack contribution

Weezer is getting a little help from a Disney princess for their latest music video.

On Monday (Dec. 9), the California-founded band unleashed the music video for “Lost in the Woods,” their contribution to the “Frozen 2” soundtrack.

The three-minute clip finds the band isolated in the fairy tale woods from the movie. Throughout the video, we watch as frontman Rivers Cuomo (who is dressed up as Kristoff) walks through the woods searching for something or rather someone. That someone turns out to be Princess Anna herself, Kristen Bell.

Watch the music video for “Lost in the Woods” above.

“Lost in the Woods” was initially performed by Jonathan Groff, who plays Kristoff in the latest installation of the hit Disney franchise.

Weezer joins the movie’s stars Idina Menzel (Elsa), Bell (Anna), Josh Gad (Olaf), Groff (Kristoff), and Evan Rachel Wood (Iduna) as well as Panic! at the Disco, and Kacey Musgraves on the soundtrack.

Like Panic! at the Disco’s version of “Into the Unknown,” Weezer’s take on the song is played during the end credits of the movie.

In other Weezer news, the group recently announced their new studio album Van Weezer will be out on May 15, 2020. Because a new album (and its accompanying single) wasn’t enough, the band also dropped the music video for another new song titled “California Snow,” while Cuomo penned and performed the theme song for Netflix’s “Green Eggs & Ham” series.

Next summer, Weezer will join Green Day and Fall Out Boy on their massive Hella Mega tour.

The lengthy outing will include shows in the United Kingdom, Europe, the United States, and Canada during the summer months of 2020.

The lengthy trek begins on June 13 at La Defense Arena in Paris and concludes almost three months later on Aug. 29 at Citizens Bank Park. The full list of tour dates can be found here.

Watch a modern romance unfold in Fall Out Boy’s music video for ‘Bob Dylan’

Surprise! Fall Out Boy has released a brand new music video.

On Wednesday (Dec. 4), the Chicago-founded act unleashed the three-and-a-half-minute clip for their new song “Bob Dylan.”

The video follows Frankie, a cartoon character, who only wants a girl named Star Dust, to answer his text messages.

The clip begins with our star relaxing in a bathtub, sending a text to Star Dust while simultaneously watching Fall Out Boy’s music video for “Dear Future Self (Hands Up).” Like we all fear, Frankie drops his phone in the tub (he’s going to need A LOT of rice to fix that). He submerges himself under the slew of bubbles to rescue his probably-messed-up device and ends up in an alternate universe.

In this world, Frankie is a star, getting rides in limos, appearing on billboards, going on late night shows, showing up to red carpet events, and appearing on magazine covers. All the while, he’s still trying to get Star Dust’s attention, which she doesn’t reciprocate.

Frankie seems to be doing all that he can to get Star Dust’s attention, but in the end, it doesn’t matter. She finally sends him a text saying that she likes him for him.

Watch the music video for “Bob Dylan” above.

“Bob Dylan” is featured on Fall Out Boy’s latest greatest hits compilation Believers Never Die Volume 2. The 13-track collection was released last month and features the group’s singles from 2003 to 2008 (aka right before they went on that heartbreaking hiatus) as well as two new tracks (“Dear Future Self (Hands Up)” and “Bob Dylan”).

Next summer, Fall Out Boy will join Green Day and Weezer on their massive Hella Mega tour.

The lengthy outing will include shows in the United Kingdom, Europe, the United States, and Canada during the summer months of 2020.

The lengthy trek begins on June 13 at La Defense Arena in Paris and concludes almost three months later on Aug. 29 at Citizens Bank Park. The full list of tour dates can be found here.

Watch Brendon Urie take center stage in ‘Into the Unknown’

If you’re a parent, then you know for a fact that “Frozen 2” has already invaded movie theaters.

If you’re a fan of Panic! at the Disco, then you’re probably ready for the band’s music video for their take on one of the film’s newest songs.

On Friday (Nov. 22), the Las Vegas-founded act unleashed the over-three-minute clip for “Into the Unknown.” The video begins with frontman Brendon Urie looking every bit like a Las Vegas performer (technically he is) in a dressing room in a venue.

As the video progresses, we see that the venue in question is not an arena or a concert venue, but rather a theater. The rest of the clip consists of Urie standing at center stage, belting out the lyrics into an old-school microphone giving us some serious “But It’s Better If You Do” vibes.

Yup. It looks like Urie’s time on Broadway may have slightly influenced the music video.

In between shots of Urie performing in the empty (and beautiful) theater, there’s footage from the highly-anticipated sequel. The “Frozen 2” scenes primarily feature Queen Elsa, which makes sense since it’s one of her songs (performed by Idina Menzel).

Check out the music video for “Into the Unknown” above.

Panic! at the Disco joins the movie’s stars Menzel (Elsa), Kristen Bell (Anna), Josh Gad (Olaf), Jonathan Groff (Kristoff), and newcomer Evan Rachel Wood (Iduna) as well as Weezer, and Kacey Musgraves on the film’s soundtrack.

Oscar-award winning duo Kristen Anderson-Lopez and Robert Lopez return as the writers for the new tracks while Christophe Beck provided the original score for the sequel.

The “Frozen 2” soundtrack was released last Friday (Nov. 15) through Walt Disney Records. “Frozen 2” is now in theaters, so get ready to hear this song (and probably others) all over the radio for the next couple of years.

The 1975 channel arthouse films with ‘Frail State of Mind’

Some may wonder what the inside of The 1975 frontman Matt Healy’s head may look like. We want to say it may look a lot like the band’s latest music video.

On Thursday (Nov. 21), the British band unleashed the arthouse-inspired clip for their track “Frail State of Mind.” The four-minute video finds Healy in a room surrounded by a mess of paper, some random computer-generated designs, and scenes that look like they came straight out of several artsy music videos from the 90s.

We’re going to assume the clip is supposed to be a visual representation of what’s going on in Healy’s head at any given time.

Watch the Healy, Patricia Villirillo, and Mara Palenamusic-directed video for “Frail State of Mind” above.

“Frail State of Mind” officially made its debut in October on Zane Lowe’s Apple Radio Beats 1 show.

The recently released tune joins “People” and “The 1975” (which features a monologue from 16-year-old climate change activist and current BAMF Greta Thunberg) on the quartet’s upcoming fourth studio album.

Note on a Conditional Form is the long-awaited companion album to 2018’s A Brief Inquiry into Online Relationships. Note on a Conditional Form is due out Feb. 21, 2020, through Dirty Hit / Interscope. Pre-orders are available for purchase here.

The 1975 are currently on the road for a short North American outing. The excursion began last weekend and will conclude at the Indiana Farmers Coliseum in Indianapolis on Dec. 13. This upcoming weekend, the four-piece will join a slew of bands at the 2019 incarnation of 104.3 The Shark’s Riptide Music Festival

The 1975 join The Killers, the Revivalists, Judah & the Lion, Catfish and the Bottleman, Jimmy Eat World, and more on this year’s roster.

Watch: Coldplay share their bubbly music video for ‘Orphans’

We guess we can officially classify this past week as “the return of Coldplay.”

On Friday (Oct. 25), the British band kept their promise and unveiled the music video for “Orphans,” the first official single from their upcoming studio album.

The four-minute music video begins with a transcript of interaction and focuses on frontman Chris Martin as he sits on the steps of a building strumming away at his guitar. After a bit, the footage changes to incorporate the other members of the band.

The clip seems to follow the foursome as they perform the song in different locations. We watch them in the recording studio, in a garden, on the beach, and in a room that looks like it has seen better days.

For most of the video, the band is joined by a dance troupe who dance, cheer and have an all-around good time as the music plays on.

Watch the Mat Whitecross-directed music video for the song above.

Earlier this week, Coldplay confirmed the release of their new studio album. Titled Everyday Life, the record will be split into two sections; Sunrise and Sunset. “Orphans” can be found on the Sunset portion.

Everyday Life is the long-awaited follow-up to 2015’s A Head Full of Dreams. Since then, Coldplay has released several EPs, including Kaleidoscope, Live in Buenos Aires, and Global Citizen-EP 1.

On Thursday (Oct. 24), the foursome unveiled the 16-song tracklisting for the forthcoming studio effort. As if that wasn’t enough, they also unleashed the audio for “Arabesque,” which can be found on the Sunrise album.

Everyday Life is due out Nov. 22 through Parlophone/Atlantic Records. Pre-orders are currently available for purchase and include several bundles to pick from, including CDs, vinyls, cassettes, and digital formats. The double record will reportedly have a runtime of 53 minutes.

Before releasing the much-anticipated record, Coldplay will take the stage at “Saturday Night Live” for the sixth time. The quartet will take over the sketch comedy show’s stage on Nov. 2 the same day “Charlie’s Angels” star Kristen Stewart is set to host.

Ice Nine Kills go back to Craven Lane on ‘Your Number’s Up’

“Do you like scary movies?”

If your answer is no, then are you even a real Ice Nine Kills fan?

We’re sorry, but we digress.

On Friday (Oct. 18), the Massachusetts-founded band unleashed their brand new track “Your Number’s Up.” The song is the long-awaited “Scream”-inspired tune the group has been teasing for some time.

The lyric video begins with a news broadcast with the anchor recounting the story of a cold case that was heated up after a recording was found. The clip goes on to feature a recorder playing the audio (aka the song) as the transcript (aka the lyrics) of the conversation displays on the screen.

Now for all of you keeping score on how all the Silver Scream videos are connected, we’ve got you covered.

On the lower-left corner of the screen, a breaking news graphic shows a bulletin about seven campers found at a Texas Campground. If that rings a bell, it’s because it’s the premise of the “Thank God It’s Friday” music video; the same video that was teased at the end of acoustic “Stabbing in the Dark” clip earlier this month.

You see. It’s all connected and not just by Spencer being the killer.

In true Ice Nine Kills fashion, it’s quite a theatrical track with orchestration by Francesco Ferrin and guest vocals by Sarah J. Bartholomew.

Watch the lyric video for “Your Number’s Up” above.

“Your Number’s Up” will be featured on Ice Nine Kills’ The Silver Scream re-issue. The Silver Scream (FINAL CUT) is due out next Friday, Oct. 25, just in time for all your Halloween get-togethers.

In addition to this new “Scream”-inspired track, Final Cut will include all 13 previously released tracks as well as a cover of Michael Jackson’s “Thriller.”

Pre-orders are still available for purchase.

In support of the re-released work, Ice Nine Kills previously announced a set of fall tour dates. The “Octane Accelerator” tour begins on Oct. 29 at the House of Blues in Cleveland and concludes a little over a month later on Dec. 1 at Webster Hall in New York.

The full list of dates can be found here.

Katy Perry takes to the Hawaiian roads in ‘Harleys in Hawaii’

Katy Perry is taking a ride on the wild side…well kind of.

On Wednesday (Oct. 16), the California girl unveiled the music video for her latest single “Harley in Hawaii.” Staying true to the name of the track, the pop star is seen riding around the road of Hawaii on a motorcycle flanked by two companions.

The group ends up at a random bar for some drinks when a random fight breaks out. Instead of getting involves, Perry is seen chuckling and taking a sip of her drink before heading to the small stage to sing some karaoke.

The rest of the clip features the singer chilling on the beach with her love interest (“Teenage Dreams” vibes anyone?) and hanging out with her girlfriends in a hotel room with a stripper pole, hula hoops, and Perry’s favorite snack, Flamin’ Hot Cheetos.

So, where did the inspiration for the song come from?

A Hawaiian getaway to the magical string of islands.

“What do you get when you rent a motorcycle for a weekend with your boyfriend in Hawaii? A love song, of course,” Perry posted on Twitter.

The music video was directed by Barcelona-based studio Manson. Watch the clip above.

The track was co-written by Perry, Charlie Puth, Johan Carlsson, and Jacob Kasher. If the lineup looks familiar, it’s because all four co-wrote Perry’s previously released single, “Small Talk.”

“Harleys in Hawaii” is the third “standalone” single Perry has released in 2019. Earlier this year, the singer released the dog competition-centric music video for “Small Talk,” her flower child-inspired clip for “Never Really Over,” and “365” her creepy robot love story with Zedd.

No word on whether these songs will be featured on her still-not-confirmed sixth studio album. Perry’s last full-length album was 2017’s Witness.

Harry Styles shares his first new song in two years

Hello Harry Styles, and welcome back.

On Friday (Oct. 11), the musician (finally) unleashed his first new song in two years. Titled “Lights Up,” the track serves as the first single off his yet-to-be-titled sophomore album.

To coincide with the song’s release, the former One Direction member unleashed the dirty and steamy video for the tune. The barely-three-minute clip primarily features a shirtless (and sweaty) Styles dancing and grinding on couples in what appears like some kind of orgy.

In between shots of the singer working his way through the sweaty crowd, the viewer watches as Styles rides on the back of a motorcycle, is isolated in a stark white mansion, and yes, there appears to be a slight “Sign of the Times”/debut album cover art reference with the singer suspended over pink-toned water.

Watch the music video for “Lights Up” above.

“Lights Up” was co-written and produced by Tyler Johnson and Kid Harpoon, who also worked with Styles on his debut album.

During a recent interview with Rolling Stone, Styles also unveiled that his much-anticipated follow-up to 2017’s self-titled was recorded in six weeks at Rick Rubin’s Shangri-La in Malibu.

“We were here for six weeks in Malibu, without going into the city,” he tells the publication. “People would bring their dogs and kids. We’d take a break to play cornhole tournaments. Family values!”

When asked about the direction of the album, Styles also revealed that the collection will feature some of the “toughest, most soulful songs” he’s written.

“It’s all about having sex and feeling sad.”

Now that’s an album, we’re definitely ready to hear.

Green Day share NHL opening theme song ‘Fire, Ready, Aim’

Green Day is ready to take aim and fire.

On Thursday (Oct. 10), the Calfornia punk rockers unleashed another new song from their upcoming studio effort.

Titled “Fire, Ready, Aim,” the track is not only the latest single from their forthcoming record but also the theme for the 2019-2020 NHL season.

The song and its accompanying music video made its worldwide premiere during the New Jersey Devils versus Philadelphia Flyers game on Wednesday night (Oct. 9).

The barely two-minute clip for the song features the threesome playing the track in the middle of the ice rink surrounded by flames, special effects, screens playing montages of the players, and yes, that is drummer Tré Cool shooting a puck into the net.

The full video can be found here, while the audio for the new track can be streamed above.

Green Day’s performance comes a few weeks after news broke that the band had signed a two-year deal with the NHL. The partnership will find the group and the league joining forces throughout the 2019-2020 and 2020-2021 seasons.

The deal includes the now-released opening theme song for NBCSN’s Wednesday Night Hockey and the headlining set at the 2020 NHL All-Star Game set to take place on Jan. 25 in St. Louis.

“Fire, Ready, Aim” is the second single off Green Day’s upcoming 13th studio album Father of All…The forthcoming release is due out Feb. 7 via the band’s longtime home of Reprise Warner.

Last month, Green Day announced not only the release of the new album but also a massive summer 2020 tour with Fall Out Boy and Weezer. Even though the Hella Mega world tour isn’t set to happen until next summer, tickets for the tour are already on sale and going fast.

This may be an excellent time to add Hella Mega tour tickets to your holiday shopping list….we’re just saying.

Watch Charli XCX set fire to a ‘White Mercedes’ in her new music video

In case you didn’t already know, Charli XCX is the pop gift that keeps on giving.

On Thursday (Oct. 10), the musician unleashed the music for yet another track off her much-anticipated, and recently released studio effort, Charli.

Titled “White Mercedes,” the video begins with the singer inside of a white car (a Mercedes we’re going to assume because we’re not good with cars), which is suspended from a crane.

Decked in a light pink tulle dress and black combat boots, she’s seen riding in the back of a pick-up truck like the fearless MOFO she is and chilling in what looks like a wheat field.

But that’s not all. We get to watch the white car get crushed by the white pick-up truck, get set on fire while still dangling from the crane, and then a white horse randomly shows up.

What can we say, there’s a lot of symbolism in this clip.

The mini-movie was directed by Colin Solal Cardo, who also directed the music video for Charli and Christine and the Queens’ collaboration “Gone.”

Watch the three-and-a-half-minute clip above.

“White Mercedes” is featured on Charli’s Grammy-nominated new record, Charli. The latest track joins previously released singles “February 2017” (with Clairo and Yaeji), “Gone” (with Christine and the Queens), “1999” (with Troye Sivan), “Warm” (with HAIM), “Blame It on Your Love” (with Lizzo), and “Cross You Out” (with Sky Ferreira) on the album.

In support of the self-titled, Charli previously announced plans to embark on a North American fall outing. The Charli LIVE North American tour begins Sept. 20 at the Buckhead Theatre in Atlanta and concludes a month later on Oct. 22 at Terminal 5 in New York.

At the time of publication, a total of eight of the nine shows have been classified as sold out. Those shows include Emo’s in Austin on Sept. 24, Showbox Market in Seattle on Oct. 4, the House of Blues in Chicago on Oct. 12, the 9:30 Club in Washington D.C. on Oct. 18, as well as her two-night engagement at Terminal 5 in New York (Oct. 21 and 22).

Tommy Genesis, Brooke Candy, Dorian Electra, and Allie X will support Charli on select dates.

The full list of upcoming tour dates can be found here.