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QotSA, The Dead Weather’s, Dean Fertita Has Announced Debut Solo Album

According to, Queens of the Stone Age and The Dead Weather member, Dean Fertita has officially announced his debut solo album titled, Tropical Gothclub, that is set for release on November fourth. Fertita had this to say about his debut album, “Tropical Gothclub as a concept is futuristic nostalgia, Going through the seven stages of escapism, understanding the subliminal messages I’ve been sending and receiving to myself, and letting fantasy take a machete to the darkest corners of my mind. I want subculture shock and volcanic rock.” The album’s first single is now available to listen to across digital outlets. Queens of the Stone Age released their last album back in 2017, titled Villains. The other band Dean Fertita is a part of The Dead Weather, released their latest album titled Dodge and Burn in 2015.

Tropical Gothclub track list:

“Wheels Within Wheels”
“Where There Is Water”
“Infernal Inside”
“No Wonder”
“Death Rattle”
“Double Blind”
“Future to Follow”
“Thunder Towards You”
“Uniform Looks”

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Shinedown Takes Back Billboard Record

According to, Shinedown has taken back the record for most number one singles on Billboard’s Mainstream Rock Airplay chart with their latest single, Daylight, off of their album, Planet Zero. The latest single has given them their 18th number one Mainstream Rock single, the most in the total 41 year history of the chart.

Shinedown previously set the record for the most number one Mainstream Rock Hits back in 2020 with 16, breaking the previous record that was held by Three Days Grace, The two bands have been battling for the spot since, with Three Days Grace tying with Shinedown with 17 number ones just last month. “Daylight” is the second Planet Zero song to hit the number one spot on Mainstream Rock Airplay, after the title track. Shinedown is also touring in the U.S. in support of Planet Zero, with the next scheduled show set for August 25th in Asheville, North Carlonia.

Shinedown first set the record for the most #1 Mainstream Rock hits in 2020 with 16, breaking the high-water mark previously set by Three Days Grace. The two bands have since been been battling for the record, with Three Days Grace just tying Shinedown with 17 #1s last month.

“Daylight” is the second Planet Zero track to hit #1 on Mainstream Rock Airplay, following the title track. Shinedown’s U.S. tour in support of Planet Zero resumes August 25 in Asheville, North Carolina.

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Whitesnake Forced to Cancel North American Tour With Scorpions

According to, Whitesnake has canceled their North American tour along with the Scorpions due to singer David Coverdale’s health problems. In a statement made by Coverdale, “It is with profound disappointment and a heavy heart that I must announce that Whitesnake will no longer be able to join The Scorpions on their US and Canadian tour due to my continued treatment for a persistent upper respiratory infection that affects my ability to perform, This includes the cancellation of our own headlining shows as well. While Whitesnake will no longer be on the tour, the Scorpions will be continuing on. We Wish Our Good Friends, The Scorpions Every Success,”

The Scorpions will carry on the tour without them, kicking off the tour on August 21st in Toronto, Canada and will finish in Las Vegas two months later.


Carrie Underwood Releases News About Sunday Night Football Theme Song

According to, Carrie Underwood has been singing the Sunday Night Football theme song since 2013, and recently confirmed that she will be returning this year for her tenth season of singing the theme song. She made the announcement via a promotional video showing the past decade of openers alongside a post stating, “10 years and we’re still going strong, @snfonnbc! See you Sunday nights beginning in September! 🏈” The partnership between Carrie Underwood and the NFL seems to be a perfect fit at the star had this to say to Taste of Country, “I love being the voice of Sunday Night Football because I grew up watching football from birth. I’m from Oklahoma – we’re a football state. It’s just a part of the country that everybody has their teams and there’s such an energy about it. We would drive down to Dallas and watch the Cowboys play whenever we could. There’s just something about being at a live sporting event or watching it on TV. You have your favorites. They have their rivals. There’s an excitement to it that really, it’s unlike anything else, so being a small part of that is absolutely amazing.” The first Sunday Night Football game will be airing on September 11th with a matchup between the Buccaneers and the Cowboys on NBC or Peacock!

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The Killers Release Video Along With Latest Single, Boy

According to, The Killers have released a new video along with their latest single titled, “Boy.” The clip starts with the band standing in a field at night while looking up at the moon, just before a cut to shots of galloping horses and flying flamingos. The “Boy” video is available on the band’s YouTube page. The track originally premiered last Friday, after the live debut of the song during The Killers’ European Tour in July. The band plans to launch a North American Tour on August 19th in Vancouver.

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