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Listen to Judah & the Lion's cover of Sheryl Crow's "Soak Up the Sun"

Summer may be officially over, but Judah & the Lion 's still ready to "Soak Up the Sun." The "Take It All Back" rockers have released a cover of Sheryl Crow 's breezy single, putting their signature banjo-driven sound over the 2002 hit. "Honestly, [Crow's] got the thing anyone wants as a writer...
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Tame Impala shares Blood Orange remix of "Borderline"

Tame Impala has collaborated with Blood Orange for a new remix of the former's song, "Borderline." The new version stretches the normally four-minute song into a seven-minute jam. You can download the remix now via digital outlets. The original "Borderline" appears on Tame Impala's new album, The...
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The Revivalists' David Shaw releases new songs "Shaken" & "Promised Land" off upcoming solo debut album

The Revivalists frontman David Shaw has released his first solo songs. The tracks, titled "Shaken" and "Promised Land," will appear on Shaw's upcoming debut solo album, due out in 2021. You can download both tunes now via digital outlets. Shaw wrote "Shaken," which is the lead single from the...
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Smith & Myers shares "bad guy" cover & new original song; 'Volume 2' album due out in October

If you ever wanted to hear Shinedown 's Brent Smith declare he's the "might seduce your dad type," your day has finally come. Smith and Shinedown guitarist Zach Myers have released a cover of Billie Eilish 's hit "bad guy" with their Smith & Myers side project, recreating the slinky single as...
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Matt Maeson duets with Lana Del Rey on new version of "Hallucinogenics"

Matt Maeson has shared a new version of his single "Hallucinogenics," featuring guest vocals from Lana Del Rey . The pair previously performed a duet of the song during a Maeson concert last November -- you know, back when live shows were a thing. They've now released an official studio recording...
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Pearl Jam's Mike McCready blasts Breonna Taylor charges as "egregious"

Pearl Jam guitarist Mike McCready has released a statement blasting the Kentucky grand jury's decision on the killing of Breonna Taylor . On March 13, Louisville police officers shot the 26-year-old Taylor at least six times in her home while executing a so-called "no-knock" warrant. None of the...
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Listen to two new Smashing Pumpkins songs, "Confessions of a Dopamine Addict" & "Wrath"

The Smashing Pumpkins have shared two more new songs from the band's upcoming double album, CYR . The latest cuts are titled "Confessions of a Dopamine Addict" and "Wrath," and both are available now for digital download. CYR , the second post-reunion Pumpkins album, is due out November 27. It...
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Cold War Kids announce four-show "virtual tour"

Cold War Kids have announced a "virtual tour." The band will play a series of four livestream concerts, taking place October 10, October 25, November 8 and November 22. Each event will feature a unique set list. For example, the October 10 livestream will include a full performance of Cold War Kids...
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Listen to new Pixies song, "Hear Me Out"

Pixies have dropped a new song called "Hear Me Out." The track is available now for digital download, and will also be out on a 12-inch vinyl single alongside a cover of the T. Rex song "Mambo Sun." "'Hear Me Out' is about things not turning out the way we hoped, but knowing that it's going to be...
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Royal Blood drops new song, "Trouble's Coming"; third album due out spring 2021

As promised , Royal Blood has dropped a new single. The fresh track is called "Trouble's Coming," and is available now for digital download. "Trouble's Coming" follows Royal Blood's 2017 sophomore album, How Did We Get So Dark? , and is the first preview of the U.K. duo's upcoming third album,...
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