The 1975 reschedule February 2020 tour dates for October 2020

If you live in Europe and were pumped to see the 1975 in the spring, then we have some bad news for you guys.

On Wednesday (Dec. 11), the British band made the disheartening news that due to complications with their upcoming new album, their European tour set for February 2020 will now happen in October.

“Due to the time needed to complete the recording of the upcoming album Notes on a Conditional Form, we have made the decision to move the 1975’s EU tour from February 2020 to October 2020,” the band posted on social media.

All tickets purchased for the February dates will remain valid. For those who will not be able to attend the newly rescheduled shows (because life does happen after all), refunds will be available at the original point of purchase.

The newly rescheduled tour dates include gigs in Barcelona, Madrid, Lisbon, Amsterdam, Berlin, Zurich, Milan, Helsinki, Stockholm, and Oslo.

In addition to the postponed dates, the foursome has also added four new stops to the rescheduled itinerary: Oct. 8 at Le Zénith in Paris, Oct. 21 at Stodola in Warsaw, Oct. 23 at Gasometer in Vienna, and Oct. 26 at Saku Surrhall in Tallinn.

While a slew of the band’s European shows was rescheduled, it looks like they will still appear at Australia’s Laneway Festival and headline their United Kingdom shows.

The 1975’s much-anticipated new album Notes on a Conditional Form is due out Feb. 21, 2020, through Dirty Hit / Interscope. Pre-orders are available for purchase here.

The band’s full statement about the postponed shows can be read below:

Due to the time needed to complete the recording of the upcoming album Notes on a Conditional Form, we have made the decision to move The 1975’s EU tour from February 2020 to October 2020.

We are very sorry for any inconvenience this may cause and hope that everyone can make the new shows.

We understand that this will be a cause of upset, but rest assured the delay will make for the best shows possible.

Thanks in advance for your understanding and we look forward to seeing you in October.

All original tickets remain valid. For all those who cannot make the new dates, you will be able to get refunds at your original point of purchase.

Metallica, Disturbed, and Lynard Skynard to headline Welcome to Rockville 2020

welcometorockville_2020_header.jpgWhen you call yourself “Florida’s Biggest Rock Experience,” you better have the evidence to back that up, and the people behind Welcome to Rockville have done just that.

On Tuesday (Dec. 10), Danny Wimmer Presents unveiled the official lineup for the tenth annual Welcome to Rockville, and to say that it’s going to be a rocking weekend may be putting it lightly.

Headlining the decade anniversary of the Florida-centric music festival will be Metallica the Deftones, Social Distortion, Disturbed, The Offspring, Lamb of God, Lynard Skynard, and Godsmack, just to name a few.

Joining the previously announced acts on next year’s roster will be Dropkick Murphys, Rancid, Motionless in White, The Pretty Reckless, Hollywood Undead, Mastodon, Gojira, Anthrax, and many more. More acts will reportedly be announced at a later date.

Metallica’s appearance at Welcome to Rockville is part of an exclusive deal with Danny Wimmer Presents. The joint venture, which was announced in October, will find the iconic metal act headlining all five of the promoters’ hard rock festivals in 2020. They’ve already been confirmed for North Carolina’s Epicenter.

As previously announced, Metallica will headline, not one, but two of the three days (Friday, May 8, and Sunday, May 10). Like with Epicenter, the group will perform two completely different setlists so you won’t hear the same exact songs each night.

As for Lynard Skynard, their appearance at Welcome to Rockville will be their last-ever gig in the North Florida area (aka their home area).

Welcome to Rockville will take over the Daytona International Speedway in Daytona Beach, Florida, during the weekend of May 8-10. Tickets are currently available for purchase on the music festival’s website.

If the holiday season has taken your wallet hostage, then you’d be happy to know that Welcome to Rockville is offering layaway options throughout December for just $20 down per pass.

For now, check out the full lineup below.

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The Used plot intimate-venue tour for early 2020

A new song and a new tour? 2020 is shaping up to be a good year if you’re a fan of the Used.

On Tuesday (Dec. 10), the Utah-founded band announced plans to embark on a short United States-centric outing. Unlike their previous tours, this one will be a little different with the foursome performing at intimate venues across the country.

The early 2020 excursion kicks off on Jan. 21 at the Belly Up Tavern in Solana Beach, California, and wraps up a month later on Feb. 22 at the Crescent Ballroom in Phoenix. The month-long tour journey includes stops in Los Angeles, Sacramento Detroit, Pittsburgh, Philadelphia, Atlanta, Orlando, Dallas, the band’s hometown of Salt Lake City, and more.

“We are incredibly excited to announce we’ll be kicking off 2020 with a very special US tour for all the hardcore Used fans!” the band posted on Instagram.

“These shows are in some of the smallest rooms we’ve played in over a decade and will be unlike any other Used show you’ve seen.”

Pre-sales begin this Wednesday, Dec. 11. To get first dibs on these limited pre-sale passes, you need to sign up on the Used’s website for access. General ticket sales begin this Friday, Dec. 13, at 10 a.m. local time.

Dragged Under will hit the road alongside the Used throughout the upcoming tour.

Last week, the group surprised fans with a brand new song titled “Blow Me.” The track features Fever 333 frontman Jason Aalon. Listen to “Blow Me” above, while the list of tour dates can be found below.

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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.

Red Hot Chili Peppers, Cage the Elephant, and Lana Del Rey to headline Hangout Fest 2020

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The weather outside is borderline frightful, but Hangout Fest is ready to make it delightful. On Tuesday (Dec. 3), the Alabama-based music festival unleashed the lineup for the 2020 incarnation of the annual event.

Headlining next year’s roster are the Red Hot Chili Peppers, Cage the Elephant, Lana Del Rey, Post Malone, Billie Eilish, Marshmello, and more.

Joining the acts above on the bill are Juice WRLD, Rainbow Kitten Surprise, Louis the Child, The Head and the Heart, Moon Taxi, T-Pain, The Band Camino, Wallows, RL Grime, Jhené Aiko, (not surprisingly) Finneas, Alec Benjamin, Bea Miller, Barns Courtney, and more.

Talk about an eclectic and genre-diverse list. At the time of publication, over 60 artists have been confirmed to take the stage at the three-day event.

Hangout Fest 2020 returns to its home of Gulf Shores, Alabama, during the weekend of May 15-17. Pre-sale passes go on sale this Friday, Dec. 6, at 10 a.m. CT. General ticket sales begin next Monday, Dec. 9, at 10 a.m. CT. Ticket information can be found here.

Three types of tickets will be available come sale time; general admission, VIP, and for those feeling some serious YOLO vibes for 2020, the Super VIP.

If you feel like next year is all about going big or going home, there are always the Big Kahuna or Cabana options.

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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.

A Day to Remember return with ‘Resentment’

We may not have A Day to Remember’s new studio album in our hands yet, but they’re giving us a little something to hold us until then.

On Friday (Nov. 22), the Florida-founded band unleashed another new song from their forthcoming record. Titled “Resentment,” the track finds the band channeling their old sound with its poppy verses and screaming chorus.

You know, the same sound that took them from performing in small venues to headlining massive music festivals.

Listen to “Resentment” above.

“Resentment” will join previously received (and lukewarmly received) single “Degenerates” on the group’s seventh studio record, You’re Welcome.

Initially set for a Nov. 15 release date through their new home of Fueled By Ramen, the album will now see an early 2020 release time frame. The band made the disheartening announcement in early November.

“A couple months back we announced we’d be releasing our album Nov 15th,” wrote the band in their public statement.

“It’s taken a little longer than expected, and we just aren’t done with it yet. So we are moving this to early 2020. Rest assured, there’s a lot of new music coming out very soon, and we can’t wait to share it with you.”

The five-piece is currently at the tail-end of their “Degenerates” North American tour with newly Grammy-nominated I Prevail and Beartooth.

Tonight, all three acts will play the Nashville Municipal Auditorium in Nashville, and tomorrow, the final show of the outing will take place at the Crown Theater in Fayetteville, North Carolina.

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.

Coldplay to postpone all touring plans until it’s ‘environmentally beneficial’

A new album from Coldplay means a brand new tour is on the horizon…right?

Nope. Not at all.

On Thursday (Nov. 21), the Brtish band revealed that they will not embark on a tour in support of their new studio effort until they can reduce their environmental impact.

During a recent interview with BBC News, frontman Chris Martin made the surprising announcement.

“We’re not touring this album. We’re taking time over the next year or two to work out how our tour can not only be sustainable [but] how can it be actively beneficial,” the singer explains to the publication.

“Our next tour will be the best possible version of a tour like that environmentally. We would be disappointed if it’s not carbon neutral.”

He continues: “The hardest thing is the flying side of things. But, for example, our dream is to have a show with no single-use plastic, to have it largely solar-powered. We’ve done a lot of big tours at this point. How do we turn it around, so it’s not so much taking as giving?”

It’s quite an ambitious feat, but when you’re one of the biggest bands in the world, nothing is ever really that impossible.

Coldplay is set to release their eighth studio album, Everyday Life, this Friday (Nov. 22). The long-awaited follow-up to 2015’s A Head Full of Dreams was previously revealed to be a double album, one side titled Sunrise and the other titled Sunset.

To coincide with the album’s release, Coldplay previously announced that they will join forces with YouTube Originals for two exclusive performances.

Titled “Coldplay: Everyday Life – Live in Jordan,” the event will stream live from Jordan on Nov. 22, the day of the album’s release.

The quartet’s performance will be divided into two sessions; Sunrise and Sunset. The Sunrise album will be performed at 4 a.m. GMT, while Sunset will take at 2 p.m. GMT. The full stream will be available here.

Earlier this week, the group unleashed two more songs from the forthcoming record, “Daddy” and “Champion of the World.”