Foo Fighters, Royal Blood, Biffy Clyro, Etc. Members Featured On “Times Like These” Charity Single

The BBC recently brought together over 20 artists to perform Foo Fighters’ “Times Like These” for a new charity single. Now, a video for the track can be seen below. In addition to the band’s own Dave Grohl and Taylor Hawkins, the track also features Royal Blood, Yungblud, Biffy Clyro, Chris Martin (Coldplay), 5 Seconds of Summer, Ellie Goulding, Bastille, Dua Lipa, and more. As previously reported, the UK net profits from the single will be combined with funds raised by “The Big Night In” and will be distributed between BBC Children In Need and Comic Relief. International net profits will go towards the World Health Organization’s COVID-19 Solidarity Response Fund.

Over 20 Artists To Cover Foo Fighters’ “Times Like These” For Charity

The BBC are bringing together over 20 artists to cover Foo Fighters’ “Times Like These” for a new charity single. A video for the track will premiere during BBC One’s “The Big Night In” fundraising event on Thursday (April 23) and fans will also be able to hear it across Radio 1, Radio 2, 1Xtra, 6Music, Asian Network, and on demand on BBC Sounds. The UK net profits from the single will be combined with funds raised by “The Big Night In” and will be distributed between BBC Children In Need and Comic Relief. International net profits will go towards the World Health Organization’s COVID-19 Solidarity Response Fund. Here’s all the artists taking part: 5 Seconds Of Summer, AJ Tracey, Anne-Marie, Bastille, Biffy Clyro, Celeste, Chris Martin (Coldplay), Dermot Kennedy, Dua Lipa, Ellie Goulding, Grace Carter, Hailee Steinfeld, Jess Glynne, Mabel, Paloma Faith, Rag’n’Bone Man, Rita Ora, Royal Blood, Sam Fender, Sean Paul, Sigrid, Yungblud, and Zara Larsson.

[via Blabbermouth]

Coachella Festival Officially Postponed Due To Coronavirus

Following previous reports, the Coachella Valley Music And Arts Festival has officially been postponed due to the coronavirus. The event, which was originally set to take place in April, will now take place on October 9-11 and October 16-18 in Indio, CA.

The following statement was issued:

“At the direction of the County of Riverside and local health authorities,” Goldenvoice’s statement read, “we must sadly confirm the rescheduling of Coachella and Stagecoach due to COVID-19 concerns. While this decision comes at a time of universal uncertainty, we take the safety and health of our guests, staff and community very seriously. We urge everyone to follow the guidelines and protocols put forth by public health officials.

Coachella will now take place on October 9, 10 and 11 and October 16, 17 and 18, 2020. Stagecoach will take place on October 23, 24 and 25, 2020. All purchases for the April dates will be honored for the rescheduled October dates. Purchasers will be notified by Friday, March 13, on how to obtain a refund if they are unable to attend.

Thank you for your continued support and we look forward to seeing you in the desert this fall.”

As previously reported, Coachella will feature Rage Against The Machine, Code Orange, King Gizzard And The Lizard Wizard, The Hu, Yungblud, and more. The full lineup can be found below:

Coachella Festival Organizers Reportedly In Talks To Move Festival To October Due To Coronavirus

According to Entertainment Tonight and Billboard, the organizers of the Coachella Valley Music And Arts Festival might move the event to October due to the coronavirus. The festival, which is currently set to take place on April 10-12 and April 17-19 at the Empire Polo Club in Indio, CA, features several rock/metal acts including: Rage Against The Machine, Code Orange, King Gizzard And The Lizard Wizard, The Hu, Yungblud, and Pup.

Rage Against The Machine, Code Orange, Etc. Set For 2020 Coachella Festival

The lineup has officially been revealed for the 2020 Coachella Valley Music And Arts Festival. The event will take place on April 10-12 and April 17-19 at the Empire Polo Club in Indio, CA and it will feature several rock/metal acts including: Rage Against The Machine, Code Orange, King Gizzard And The Lizard Wizard, The Hu, Yungblud, and Pup. The full lineup can be found in the below poster:

Guns N’ Roses, A Day To Remember, Etc. To Perform At South American Lollapalooza Festivals

The lineups have been revealed for the 2020 Lollapalooza festivals in South America. Those events will feature Guns N’ Roses, A Day To Remember, The Hu, Perry Farrell’s Kind Heaven Orchestra, The Strokes, Cage The Elephant, Yungblud, etc. Here’s the dates:

03/27-29 Buenos Aires, ARG – Hipodromo De San Isidro (Lollapalooza Argentina)
03/27-29 Santiago, CHL – Parque O’Higgins (Lollapalooza Chile)
04/04-05 Sao Paulo, BRA – Autodrome de Interlagos (Lollapalooza Brasil)

Green Day, System Of A Down, Volbeat, Etc. Set For 2020 Rock am Ring & Rock im Park Festivals

The initial lineup has been revealed for the 2020 Rock am Ring and Rock im Park festivals. The events will be held in Germany on June 5-7 with Rock am Ring set to take place in Nurburgring and Rock im Park set to take place in Nurnberg. Here’s the band’s that have been booked so far: Green Day, System Of A Down, Volbeat, Billy Talent, Broilers, Korn, Disturbed, Deftones, The Offspring, Trailerpark, Weezer, Bilderbuch, Wanda, Alan Walker, Heaven Shall Burn, Yungblud, Powerwolf, Trettmann, Bosse, Of Mice & Men, Motionless In White, August Burns Red, and U.V.A.