Social Distortion Announce 40th Anniversary Show With Joan Jett And The Blackhearts, The Distillers, Eagles Of Death Metal, Etc.

Social Distortion will be celebrating their 40th anniversary with a special show at FivePoint Amphitheatre in Irvine, CA. The event will take place on October 26 and it will also feature: Joan Jett & The Blackhearts, The Distillers, The Kills (performing “Midnight Boom”), Frank Turner & The Sleeping Souls, Eagles Of Death Metal, Black Lips, Plague Vendor, Bully, and Mannequin Pussy.

Eagles Of Death Metal’s Jesse Hughes Streams Cover Of KISS’ “God Of Thunder”

Jesse Hughes is streaming his cover of KISS’ “God Of Thunder.” This track will appear on his new covers album, “Eagles Of Death Metal Presents Boots Electric Performing The Best Songs We Never Wrote,“ which will be released on June 7.

Eagles Of Death Metal’s Jesse Hughes Streams Cover Of Queens Of The Stone Age‘s “Long Slow Goodbye“

Jesse Hughes is streaming his cover of Queens Of The Stone Age‘s “Long Slow Goodbye.“ This track will appear on his new covers album, “Eagles Of Death Metal Presents Boots Electric Performing The Best Songs We Never Wrote,“ which will be released on June 7.

Eagles Of Death Metal’s Jesse Hughes To Release Revised Covers Album

Jesse Hughes has announced that he will be releasing a new covers album titled “Eagles Of Death Metal Presents Boots Electric Performing The Best Songs We Never Wrote“ on June 7. The effort is basically a revised version of Eagles Of Death Metal’s “Pigeons Of Shit Metal,” which was released on vinyl last year. Pre-orders can be found HERE and the first single, a cover of Mary J. Blige‘s “Family Affair,” can be streamed below:

Track Listing:

01. “God Of Thunder” (Kiss cover)
02. “It’s So Easy” (Guns N Roses cover)
03. “High Voltage“/”It’s A Long Way To The Top (If You Wanna Rock ‘N’ Roll)” (AC/DC cover)
04. “So Alive” (Love and Rockets cover)
05. “Beat On The Brat” (the Ramones cover)
06. “Abracadabra” (Steve Miller Band cover)
07. “Careless Whisper” (George Michael cover)
08. “Family Affair” (Mary J. Blige cover)
09. “The Hunger” (The Distillers cover)
10. “Long Slow Goodbye” (Queens Of The Stone Age cover)
11. “Just Dropped In (To See What Condition My Condition Is In)” (Kenny Rogers And The First Edition)
12. “Trouble” (Cat Stevens)
13. “Moonage Daydream (David Bowie cover)

Stone Temple Pilots, Halestorm, Clutch, Etc. Added To 2019 UK Download Festival

More bands have been added to the 2019 UK Download Festival. The event will take place on June 14-16 at Donington Park in Derby, UK and the newly announced acts include: Stone Temple Pilots, Halestorm, Clutch, Beartooth, Fever 333, Palaye Royale, Black Peaks, Coldrain, Aaron Buchanan & The Cult Classics, Skid Row, Deadland Ritual, Brothers Osbourne, Last In Line, Behemoth, At The Gates, Conjurer, Batushka, Ne Obliviscaris, Trash Boat, Three Days Grace, Godsmack, Bad Wolves, Animals As Leaders, Heart Of A Coward, Intervals, Toska, GroundCulture, Cane Hill, Municipal Waste, Alcest, Sumo Cyco, Love Bites, Crystal Lake, Redhook, Twelve Foot Ninja, Like A Storm, SKYND, Those Damn Crows, Icon For Hire, Lost In Stereo, Parting Gift, and Vega. Previously announced acts include: Def Leppard (performing “Hysteria” in full & more), Slipknot, Tool, Slayer (final UK show), Smashing Pumpkins, Dream Theater, Lamb Of God, Eagles Of Death Metal, Anthrax, Alien Weaponry, Bad Flower, Black Futures, Blackberry Smoke, I Prevail, The Interrupters, Jinjer, Man With A Mission, nothing, nowhere., Our Last Night, Riding The Low, Royal Republic, State Champs, Underside, Whitechapel, Yours Truly, Zebrahead, Slash featuring Myles Kennedy And The Conspirators, Whitesnake, Rob Zombie, Trivium, Amon Amarth, Carcass, Delain, Die Antwoord, Me First And The Gimmie Gimmies, Opeth, Power Trip, Reel Big Fish, Skindred, Starset, Tesla, The Amity Affliction, and Underoath.

Eagles Of Death Metal Announce European/UK Tour

Eagles Of Death Metal have announced a European/UK tour. You can see the dates for that run below.

Tour Dates:

06/08 Nuremberg, GER – Rock im Park
06/09 Nurburg, GER – Rock am Ring
06/10 Hamburg, GER – Markthalle
06/12 London, UK – Electric Ballroom
06/13 Glasgow, UK – The Garage
06/14 Castle Donington, UK – Download Festival
06/16 Amsterdam, NET – Melkweg Max
06/17 Luxembourg, LUX – Den Atelier
06/18 Berlin, GER – Heimathafen Neukolln
06/22 Clisson, FRA – Rue du Champ Louet

Before that, you can catch the band at The Catalyst in Santa Cruz, CA on New Year’s Eve (December 31).

Slayer, Smashing Pumpkins, Lamb Of God, Etc. Added To 2019 UK Download Festival

More bands have been added to the 2019 UK Download Festival. The event will take place on June 14-16 at Donington Park in Derby, UK and the newly announced acts include: Slayer (final UK show), Smashing Pumpkins, Dream Theater, Lamb Of God, Eagles Of Death Metal, Anthrax, Alien Weaponry, Bad Flower, Black Futures, Blackberry Smoke, I Prevail, The Interrupters, Jinjer, Man With A Mission, nothing, nowhere., Our Last Night, Riding The Low, Royal Republic, State Champs, Underside, Whitechapel, Yours Truly, and Zebrahead. Previously announced acts include: Def Leppard (performing “Hysteria” in full & more), Slipknot, Tool, Slash featuring Myles Kennedy And The Conspirators, Whitesnake, Rob Zombie, Trivium, Amon Amarth, Carcass, Delain, Die Antwoord, Me First And The Gimmie Gimmies, Opeth, Power Trip, Reel Big Fish, Skindred, Starset, Tesla, The Amity Affliction, and Underoath.