This week has been filled with exciting news from the music world, ranging from tour announcements to speculations about potential acts for a new venue. Here are nine top stories from the past week that you might have missed.
1. A Perfect Circle Announces Tour Dates:
A Perfect Circle, the alternative rock supergroup featuring members of Tool, released a string of tour dates. The band will hit the road this fall, visiting cities across the United States and Canada. Fans of the group can finally get their fix of their captivating live performances.
2. Speculations on Bands That Should Play Vegas’ Sphere:
Las Vegas is known for hosting some of the most iconic concerts and residencies, and the upcoming futuristic venue, “The Sphere,” is set to revolutionize the concert experience. While no official announcements have been made, speculations are running wild about which bands or artists would be perfect for performing in this cutting-edge venue.
3. Taylor Swift Releases Re-Recorded Version of ‘Wildest Dreams’:
Taylor Swift continues her process of re-recording her entire catalog, aiming to regain control over her music. This week, she dropped the re-recorded version of her hit song ‘Wildest Dreams,’ pleasing fans who have been waiting eagerly for the new renditions of her beloved songs.
4. Guns N’ Roses Announces Rescheduled European Tour Dates:
After being postponed due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, Guns N’ Roses has finally announced rescheduled European tour dates. Fans across Europe can rejoice as they can now start counting down the days until they can witness the legendary rock band take the stage.
5. Imagine Dragons Releases New Single ‘Wrecked’:
American rock band Imagine Dragons unveiled their latest single ‘Wrecked.’ The emotionally charged track reflects on loss and the impact it leaves on our lives. Fans of the Grammy-winning band can enjoy their signature sound paired with meaningful lyrics.
6. The Killers Announce Surprise Album Release:
Indie rockers The Killers took fans by surprise by announcing the release of their seventh studio album, ‘Pressure Machine.’ The album takes a more introspective approach than their previous work, exploring small-town life and the struggles individuals face in those environments.
7. The Weeknd Drops New Video for ‘Take My Breath’:
The Weeknd released an electrifying new music video for his latest single ‘Take My Breath.’ The video showcases the artist’s signature style, complete with his haunting vocals and captivating visuals. Fans of The Weeknd will surely appreciate this visual treat.
8. Metallica Launches Vinyl Club Subscription Service:
Metallica, one of the pioneering bands in the metal genre, announced the launch of their Vinyl Club subscription service. Fans who sign up for the club will receive exclusive vinyl releases, merchandise, and other perks throughout the year. Vinyl enthusiasts and Metallica fans alike will surely find this initiative exciting.
9. Marilyn Manson’s Sexual Assault Lawsuit Dismissed:
A lawsuit accusing controversial rock musician Marilyn Manson of sexual assault has been dismissed by a Los Angeles judge. While this news marks a legal victory for Manson, it opens up conversations about accountability in the music industry and the importance of supporting survivors.
These are just a few of the top stories from the music world that unfolded this week. Whether you’re a fan of rock, pop, or any other genre, there is always something exciting happening in the world of music. Stay tuned for more news and updates as the music scene continues to evolve and captivate audiences worldwide.