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Smashing Pumpkins

Smashing Pumpkins released their not-half-bad new album, Monuments To An Elegy, this week, and Billy Corgan's current version of the band celebrated in NYC last night (12/8), their final of four release shows in different cities. For these shows, Billy was backed by current Pumpkins guitarist Jeff Schroeder, as well as Rage Against the Machine/Black Sabbath drummer Brad Wilk and The Killers bassist Mark Stoermer. Last night's intimate show (much smaller than 2012's Barclays Center show) included about half of the new album, and a handful of their '90s faves like "Bullet with Butterfly Wings," "Tonight, Tonight," "Disarm," "Hummer," "Silverfuck," "Zero" and "Drown" from the Singles soundtrack. Pictures of the show are in this post.

In other news, Billy Corgan has now publicly made up with Courtney Love and Marilyn Manson, following about 15 years of beef. Good year for Courtney Love ending beefs, having probably made up with Dave Grohl earlier this year too.

More pictures, a couple videos, and the setlist from Webster, below...

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Tickets for The Decemberists show at Beacon Theatre with Alvvays go on artist presale today at 10 AM (anyone know the password?).

Damien Rice is playing Beacon Theatre on April 4. Tickets for that show go on artist presale today at 10 AM (anyone know the password?).

Marilyn Manson is playing Terminal 5 on January 26. Tickets for that show go on AmEx presale at noon today, Ticketmaster presale at noon on Thursday (11/20), and general on-sale at noon on Friday (11/21).

Tickets for the Smashing Pumpkins show at Webster Hall go on sale today at noon.

Tickets for the The Church shows at Bowery Ballroom and Rough Trade go on AmEx presale today at noon.

Tickets for the The Pop Group show at Bowery Ballroom go on AmEx presale today at noon.

Tickets for the Swervedriver show at MHOW go on AmEx presale today at noon.

Tickets to see Helmet play Betty at Bowery Ballroom go on AmEx presale today at noon. No presale for the Saint Vitus show.

Tickets for the The Hold Steady's newly-added 12/30 show at MHOW go on AmEx presale today at noon. Their New Year's Eve show is sold out.

Tickets for the The Dodos show at MHOW go on AmEx presale today at noon.

Tickets for the Two Gallants shows at Mercury Lounge and Rough Trade go on AmEx presale today at noon.

Tickets for the NYE Spirit Family Reunion show at Rough Trade go on sale today at noon.

Tickets for the The Punch Brothers show at Beacon Theatre go on AmEx/Chase/local presales today at noon.

Tickets to see Radiohead drummer Philip Selway at Le Poisson Rouge are on sale now.

Tickets for the Kevin Barnes show at Baby's All Right are on sale now.

Tickets for the WFUV Holiday Cheer show at Beacon Theatre with Conor Oberst, Natalie Merchant, The Felice Brothers, Laura Marling, The Lone Bellow and Jonathan Wilson are on sale now.

You can also catch The Lone Bellow with Odessa at Bowery Ballroom on March 25 and MHOW on March 26. Tickets for those shows go on AmEx presale at noon today and the general on-sale begins at noon on Friday (11/21).

The Districts are playing Bowery Ballroom on February 10 with Pine Barons. Tickets for that show go on AmEx presale today at noon with a general on sale starting at noon on Friday (11/21).

The Ting Tings are playing Bowery Ballroom on January 20 and Rough Trade on January 21. Tickets for those shows go on AmEx presale today at noon with a general on sale starting at noon on Friday (11/21).

Tickets to the BrooklynVegan-presented Sleaford Mods US live debut at the Wick with The Gotobeds and The Rogers Sisters are on sale now.

Browse our 'Tickets On Sale' tag for more recently announced NYC shows.

Browse our NYC Concert Calendar for shows happening today and every day - comedy shows, heavy metal concerts (courtesy of our heavy metal blog), and free shows included.

by Ian Chainey

Nu Metal?

Eternalism is a philosophy of time arguing that all points of time are real. Adherents to this ideology (i.e. stoners) will tell you 2000 didn't stop, it's always 2000 for those living in the present of 2000. It is with an eye on eternalism that we bring you the following collection of stories. You have entered. . .the Nu Twilight Zone.

First up, antichrist superstar Marilyn Manson has been cast on the upcoming season of the FX biker gang drama Sons of Anarchy. His character is named Ron Tully and is a white supremacist ruling his minions from a jail cell. If white supremacists pick their leaders based on paleness, Manson must be their king. Says Manson regarding the role, "Sons' has been such a big part of my life, as well as my father's, so I was determined to make him proud by being involved in what will probably be remembered as the most amazing piece of television cinema. After all, the very heart of 'SOA' is about that relationship. So, now all I need is a motorcycle." Making dad proud by going to jail. Keep doing it your way, Brian Warner. Sons of Anarchy's ultimate season starts airing in September.

Say what you will about Manson's music, at least he survived the era without making a total doofus of himself. Same can't be said for Limp Bizkit who are back on the troll-path. They've announced "Endless Slaughter," the new single from Stampede of the Disco Elephants -- like we could expect poet laureate ish from a band known to name albums Chocolate Starfish and the Hot Dog Flavored Water -- will be released initially as a cassette. Oh snaps, take that boutique noise, indie and black metal labels. I bet today is now just one of those days when you don't wanna wake up. The "experience" is to be sold at Limp's upcoming live shows. "Experience." In 30 years there's going to be a Limp Bizkit laser show. Bet on it.

Godsmack are naming their new album 1000 Horsepower. Said Wyatt, "THAT'S A LOT OF HORSES!" It's not known if Luck's David Milch will film Godsmack's first video. It's also not known if you can go back in time and delete your Godsmack-borrowing senior quote.

Korn's Jonathan Davis is miffed at Revolver for not including him in the stylized cover honoring participants at this year's Rockstar Energy Drink Mayhem Festival tour. The art does include the bruised and bloodied visages of Mushroomhead and Body Count, among others. (Also, Cannibal Corpse. Just saying. Fair and balanced.) The scat man sorta sub-tweeted his displeasure on Thursday. He then jumped in his shower that sprays solely $100 bills. Life is hard.

Finally, Sublime With Rome -- which is not the shittiest remake of Roman Holiday ever, but a cover-heavy collaboration between Sublime's Eric Wilson and singer Rome Ramirez -- called foul on Linkin Park for calling authorities on their weedy ways. Sublime With Rome -- which is not sports talk radio Jim Rome's karaoke name -- were allegedly sparking up at KFMA Day 2014 in Tuscon, Arizona. Then the man came and took all their weed, man. Rome Ramirez sent the following flurry of tweets:

Linkin Park called the cops on us and said that they were allergic to pot. cops came and took all our weed while we on stage. Bitch shit. That just happened lol #snitches #bitchmove. Linkin nark.
Linkin Park's Mike Shinoda, along with other band members, denied being involved. Turns out, Linkin Park's security detail are the finger-pointers, because an unnamed band member is actually allergic to "marijuana smoke." In the end, I guess it doesn't even matter.

In related news, Linkin Park have mentioned they're crafting their next album in the spirit of Meshuggah and Botch. Hmmmm...

Find the full statement regarding Linkin Park's pot-smoking fiasco below. Have a great weekend.

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Grammys

Check out the entire list of 2013 Grammy Nominations below...

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50 Cent wants you to stop masturbating, and he's taken to Twitter to tell you how to do it:

Step 1. To avoid the urge to masturbate stop going to porn sites.
Step 2. Make a conscious decision not to turn your head after people walk by you.
Step 3. Do not go to strip clubs
Step 4. Do not look at lust filled magazines
And there you have it. In related news, 50 may share the stage with his rival Fat Joe for for a Chris Lighty Tribute at the BET Hip-Hop Awards.

Snoop Dogg on Teen Son's Pot Use: 'He's Learning From The Master'. Catch Snoop Lion at Wellmont Theater in Montclair, NJ tonight. He goes on at 10 (or when he feels like it). Tickets seem to still be available.

We premiered a new Strife song today.

Head to the BrooklynVegan Facebook for a chance to win tickets to that Questlove/Talib Kweli/Q-Tip DJ gig at the Capitol Theater where Fiona Apple also has a show coming up.

Speaking of Fiona, she told the crowd at her recent New Orleans show that she is sorry about the whole drug arrest mess.

More importantly, we're pretty sure your cat wants this for his or her birthday:

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Conor Oberst played a 19 song solo show in Austin, with help from Daniel Johnston and Ben Kweller.

Ben and Conor will again team up at the Hardly Strictly Bluegrass Festival in Golden Gate park this October.

Obama and marriage equality supporters The National are currently in the studio (hopefully crafting the follow-up to 2010's High Violet), and have posted a six-second clip, titled "Jazz Brunch," to their new Soundcloud account. You can have yourself a "Jazz Brunch" HERE.

Steve Earle is playing an Obama fundraiser at Brooklyn Bowl.

When in doubt, do like Andre Williams says, and "Blame it on Obama."

26 years ago today, heavy metal lost one its greatest bassists and heroes to a tragic bus accident. His recordings are among some of the greatest albums ever produced in metal. Cliff Burton, you are missed.

Metallica's Kirk Hammett will be signing his new horror memorabilia book on 10/11 in New York, NY @ Barnes & Noble, 10/13 in New York, NY @ Comic Con, 10/25 in Los Angeles, CA @ Barnes & Noble, 10/26 in Burbank, CA @ Monsterpalooza, 10/27 in New York, NY @ Chiller Theater, and on 11/20 in San Francisco, CA @ Books Inc.

Kirk is also one of the many guests appearing on that new Joey Ramone DVD we mentioned. We posted the new video that goes with that release, in "What's Going On" today.

Speaking of the Ramones, a young Morrissey did not like them, at least the first time around.

Tumbull, CT tried to throw a Michael Bolton concert, lost lots of money in the process.

More stuff below...

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Zombies

Despite what the poster said, by noon, tickets will be on sale or presale for the Bad Brains shows at Music Hall of Williamsburg and Irving Plaza. Bad Brains are also playing Bonnaroo

The Cranberries are back and headlining Terminal 5 on May 4th. Tickets are on sale at noon.

Ringo Starr and his All Star Band are hitting Bethel, CT and Jones Beach this summer.

Marilyn Manson is also coming to Long Island, and to the Wellmont Theater in NJ.

Both Willie Nelson shows at Wellmont Theater go on sale at noon.

Tickets are on sale at noon for the Cribs at Music Hall of Williamsburg.

Tickets are on sale at noon for The Big Pink at Bowery Ballroom on April 23.

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Living Things

St. Louis garage rockers Living Things are about to appear as one of their hero bands, the Ramones in the now-filming The Runaways, the biopic about the groundbreaking 70's all-girl hard rock group led by Joan Jett. Kristen Stewart of Twilight fame plays Jett, with Dakota Fanning as Cherie Currie and Academy Award-nominated actor Michael Shannon as the band's "Svengali" Kim Fowley...Living Things have already recorded a cover of "We're A Happy Family."

In addition to having a useful resemblance in attitude to the punk progenitors, the band has a direct line into the production - singer Lillian Berlin is the husband of the film's writer and director Floria Sigismondi.

That makes two Twilight actors with roles as rock stars in upcoming movies. Living Things' new record, Habeas Corpus came out earlier this year on Jive Records. A track from it is posted above.

In other movie news, the The Sun UK reports that "drug-guzzling shock-rocker" Marilyn Manson will be filming a musical, "Goth-inspired" version of Cinderella with Harry Potter's Emma Watson. 500 Days of Summer, starring She of She & Him, has an indie rock soundtrack that includes Feist, The Black Lips, and She & Him. Funny People, in addition to featuring characters wearing indie rock t-shirts, also has an indie-friendly soundtrack. Oh, and Patton Oswalt is a Big Fan.

A pic from the set of The Runaways movie, with Living Things tour dates, and some trailers, below...

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Download Fest

DO NOT BRING

Offensive weapons or anything that may be considered offensive, even if you're planning to use it for camping ( it won't be allowed in )

This includes: ANY glass containers, Prams or pushchairs ( the festival site is not suitable for them or their occupants!) ANY pets, Laser pens ( they are dangerous and may result in eviction without refund )

Gas cylinders and petrol fuelled cookers will not be permitted in the main campsite. Anyone found in possession of a gas cylinder or petrol may be asked to leave.

The suggested cooking stoves allowed are any solid fuel type such as Disposable BBQ's, Hexi Stove with solid fuel block

Standard compact cameras will be permitted, though you will not be able to take in a professional camera e.g. One with interchangeable lenses.

Faith No More's first confirmed 2009 appearance has been announced. As you can see above, they one of three headliners at this year's Download Festival in Donington Park ("where the three counties of Nottinghamshire, Leicestershire and Derbyshire meet. - The ley-lines of ROCK!!"). Take a look at that lineup... I guess the haters win round one on this reunion (thx Zach).

P.S. "Faith No More's appearance at Download 2009 will be their ONLY UK date this year."

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NIN in Atlantic City, NJ (more by Zach Dilgard)
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Got a few weeks to kill? Time to break out that new hard drive that you got over the holidays.

"The internet is full of surprises these days.
I was contacted by a mysterious, shadowy group of subversives who SOMEHOW managed to film a substantial amount (over 400 GB!) of raw, unedited HD footage from three separate complete shows of our Lights in the Sky tour. Security must have been lacking at these shows because the quality of the footage is excellent". -Trent Reznor
And in the forum....
There is about 405gb of HD footage available. It was recorded with multiple consumer HDV cameras during three shows: Victoria 12.05.08, Portland 12.07.08, and Sacramento 12.12.08.

This is raw, unedited, un-color-corrected HD footage. It will be primarily of interest to advanced users, who may wish to attempt to edit it together into something. It could be really interesting to see what creative users can put together using this and other fan-recorded footage. These guys are off to a great start already.

...The footage is available as a free download via bitTorrent. If you don't know what bitTorrent is, please go to this link and read every word of it before you ask anyone on the forums what to do with the torrent files. [NIN Forum]

The release of these torrents has PC World asking if NIN is the first "open source band". If so, there's more proof that open source is the way to go, because despite giving away their album Ghosts I-IV for free, it was Amazon's best selling digital album of 2008.

In related news...

NIN's other new album "The Slip" is still available as a free download.

NIN keyboared player Alessandro Cortini has left the band "to concentrate on his own projects".

Marilyn Manson wants Dita Von Teese and Trent Reznor to testify in court.

Jim DeRogatis says the Trent-produced Saul Williams album Niggy Tardust was one of the best of 2008.

NIN are playing some shows in Australia in February. No other tour dates at this time.