Three years ago, Lamb of God guitarist Mark Morton surprised fans with his solo song “SnowBound,” and he later broke news that he was in the studio with Linkin Park‘s Chester Bennington,
Rockers Amon Amarth are confirming they just finished recording their new album. Lead singer Johan Hegg has offered some information on the new music, saying the band worked with producer Jay Ruston.
The lineup for the 2019 Governors Ball Music Festival was just announced. The 9th annual edition of the New York City festival will be held from May 31 to June 2 on Randall’s Island Park, and this year’s lineup includes Florence + The Machine, Tyler, The Creator, The Strokes, Lil Wayne, SZA, NAS, The 1975, Kacey Musgraves, Major Lazer, Brockhampton, Louis The Child, Mitski and more.
BottleRock has just released their lineup for 2019, announcing that rockers Imagine Dragons are headlining the first night of the May 24-26 festival at the Napa Valley Expo. BottleRock will be headlined Saturday night by Pharrell Williams and Neil Young and his frequent collaborators Promise of the Real, backed by Lukas Nelson, son of country star Willie Nelson. Sunday night will close with Mumford and Sons. This year’s lineup also features two of the greatest living guitarists, Gary Clark Jr. and Carlos Santana.
Earlier this week Pegi Young, the ex-wife of Neil Young, died at the age of 66 following a battle with cancer. Neil, her husband of 36 years prior to their divorce in 2014, shared a touching tribute on his website to his ex-wife and mother of their two children – Ben and Amber. Young posted the following poem on the Neil Young Archives site: