Shining Premiere “Fight Song” Music Video

Shining have premiered a new video for their track “Fight Song.” This song is from the band’s latest album “Animal.”

Jørgen Munkeby said the following about the track:

“[This is] a special song on our new album ‘Animal‘. It is more synth-driven than any other songs we’ve ever made, and it manages to both be vulnerable, beautiful, desperate and full-on rock at the same time! I also love the fact that it’s a very different song than our previous single ‘Animal.’”

He also added the following about the video:

“It was an amazing week in Iceland shooting on all of these out-of-this-world locations! Also, no CGI has been used whatsoever. So if you’re wondering if the perfectly-placed rainbow is real, yes, it’s real AF. The weather gods were unusually helpful that week!”

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Shining (NOR) To Release New Album “Animal” In October, Stream Title Track

Shining (NOR) have announced that their new album “Animal” will be released on October 19. With this news, the band have also released the title track, which you can stream below:

Jørgen Munkeby said this album marks a departure from the group’s ‘blackjazz’ phase:

“I was tired of doing the same thing. I was done with ‘blackjazz’ and wanted to create something new and exciting. I needed a change. I’m finally at the point where I have nothing to lose and everything to win. We had 360 degrees to play with so we could’ve gone in any direction. This new record is more Muse than Meshuggah, more Ghost than Gojira, and more Biffy Clyro than Burzum!”

He also added the following about the title track:

“When we wrote ‘Animal,’ we knew that we would want to announce the album with that song! It’s just such a fun and rocking number, and I also can’t wait to open our live shows with it! Wolf howl, and GO!”. The previously released track “Everything Dies” will also appear on “Animal“.

If you missed it, the band previously released “Everything Dies” from the effort awhile back.

[via The PRP]

Def Leppard Announce 2017 Tour With Poison & Tesla, Premiere “Animal” Live Video From “And There Will Be A Next Time” DVD

Def Leppard have announced a North American headlining tour with special guests Poison and Tesla. In other news, the band have also premiered a new live video for “Animal,” via Bravewords. The clip, which can be seen HERE, appears on their new Blu-ray/DVD “And There Will Be A Next Time – Live From Detroit,” which will be released on February 10. That effort was filmed at the DTE Energy Music Theatre in Clarkston, MI on July 15.

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Tour Dates:

Apr. 08 – Manchester, NH SNHU Arena
Apr. 10 – Montreal, QC – Bell Centre *
Apr. 12 – Uncasville, CT – Mohegan Sun Arena
Apr. 14 – Baltimore, MD – Royal Farms Arena
Apr. 15 – Uniondale, NY – Nassau Coliseum
Apr. 17 – Grand Rapids, MI – Van Andel Arena
Apr. 19 – Green Bay, WI – Resch Center
Apr. 21 – St Paul, MN – Xcel Energy Center
Apr. 22 – Sioux Falls, SD – Sanford Premier Center
Apr. 24 – Des Moines, IA – Wells Fargo Arena
Apr. 26 – Louisville, KY – KFC Yum! Cneter **
Apr. 27 – Nashville, TN – Bridgestone Arena
Apr. 29 – Ft Myers, FL – Fort Rock ***
Apr. 30 – Jacksonville, FL – Welcome to Rockville ***
May 02 – Tuscaloosa, AL – Tuscaloosa Amphitheatre
May 03 – Atlanta, GA – Lakewood Amphitheatre
May 05 – Charlottesville, VA – John Paul Jones Arena
May 06 – Charlotte, NC – Carolina Rebellion ***
May 24 – Lincoln, NE – Pinnacle Bank Arena
May 26 – Pryor, OK – Rocklahoma ***
May 27 – San Antonio, TX – River City Rockfest ***
May 29 – Colorado Springs, CO – Broadmoor World Arena
May 31 – Bozeman, MT – Brick Breeden Fieldhouse
Jun. 02 – Edmonton, AB – Rogers Place *
Jun. 03 – Calgary, AB – Scotiabank Saddledome *
Jun. 06 – Vancouver, BC – Rogers Arena *
Jun. 07 – Spokane, WA – Spokane Arena
Jun. 09 – Seattle, WA – White River Amph
Jun. 10 – Portland, OR – Moda Center
Jun. 12 – Fresno, CA – Save Mart Center
Jun. 14 – Ontario, CA – Citizens Bank Arena
Jun. 16 – San Diego, CA – Sleep Train Amphitheatre
Jun. 17 – Las Vegas, NV – MGM Grand Garden Arena
Jun. 19 – Salt Lake City, UT – ASANA Amphitheatre
Jun. 21 – Kansas City, MO – Sprint Center **
Jun. 22 – St Louis, MO – Hollywood Casino Amphitheater
Jun. 24 – Chicago, IL – Hollywood Casino Amphitheater
Jun. 25 – Indianapolis, IN – Klipsch Music Center

* DEF LEPPARD only
** DEF LEPPARD and POISON only, no TESLA
*** DEF LEPPARD festival dates