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[Photo via Edward Xu/Unsplash] As parts of the economy continue reopening amid the coronavirus pandemic, Nashville is allowing bars to do a soft reopening for concerts with some restrictions. The city is entering Phase 2 of their reopening plan this week including restaurants and retailers at 75 percent capacity, bars hosting concerts with no more than […]

[Photo by: Tyler Ross] Senses Fail have been packaging their upcoming new album for a little while now and while they were expecting to be releasing it soon, it’s getting delayed. Luckily though, the band are working on a second album so fans will likely be getting two new records within a year of each other. […]

[Photo by Fileri via Wikipedia Commons] While Exodus, Testament and Death Angel were on tour earlier this year, several members of the bands and their crews contracted COVID-19 as the coronavirus pandemic was starting to catch international attention but drummer Will Carroll was hit the worst and ended up in a coma that he has now recovered from. During the time the […]

[Photo by Yvette de Wit] Israel just held what may be the first large live music gathering since the coronavirus pandemic shut down the industry. And, they used a loophole to do it. On May 21, some 3,000 people gather at Charles Clore Park in Tel Aviv for what they were calling a protest.  The […]

[Photo via Unsplash/Pablo Heimplatz] Arkansas is finally seeing what a concert looks like in the coronavirus pandemic with the Travis McCready show finally taking place tonight (May 18) after several issues with making it happen. Fans began filing in and are now sharing some photos and videos of their experiences going to the show. Read More: You can […]

[Photo via Elektra Records] Slipknot and Stone Sour frontman Corey Taylor recently began auctioning off some of his guitar collection to raise funds for coronavirus relief efforts and now we’re finding out how much money was brought in. The auction which was partnering with eBay managed to raise $75,000 with the website matching the donation bringing the total to $150,000. Read More: […]

[Photo by: Jen Rosenstein] Gerard Way is releasing another page from his and Youth Code’s Sara Taylor’s The Quarantine Coloring Book today with a drawing Way made himself. The new page marks the last from Volume I showing off characters from comic book Gerard Way might be putting together eventually. Read More: Nirvana’s Krist Novoselic has news for […]

[Photo via Unsplash] After significant outcry, Ticketmaster UK have amended their refund policies regarding events being affected by the coronavirus pandemic. Originally, the ticket broker was offering complete refunds for canceled events. But if the festival was postponed or rescheduled to another date, the company would only offer holders the chance to resell their tickets […]