So, 99.9999% of the time I post mash-ups, they’re some awesome metal rendition of a pop song. Instead, what we have here today (courtesy of BurnTheBlueSky), is a beautiful mixture of Linkin Park‘s Waiting For The End and Katy Perry‘s ET. Featuring two guys on a piano and three back-up singers (their appearance is rather amusing), the mix of the two songs is surprisingly effective and really something special.
About a week ago, I posted an article showing Linkin Park members Mike Shinoda and Chester Bennington covering Adele‘s Rolling In The Deep. Trouble was that video was of very shoddy quality. So, to make it up to all of you, here’s a pro-shot video of them performing the cover at the iTunes Festival in London. Enjoy!
Last week, at the LPU Summit in Hamburg, Germany, Mike Shinoda and Chester Bennington of Linkin Park sat down for some fans and did an acoustic cover of Adele‘s Rolling In The Deep. Surprisingly, it’s not that bad! You can check it out after the jump and enjoy the original below.
Switchfoot has announced Vice Versa as the title of their upcoming album, due Sept. 27th. The album is the follow-up to 2009′s Grammy-winning Hello Hurricane and is produced by Neal Avron (Weezer, Linkin Park).
Linkin Park has been a part of the Transformers films since the first one came out in 2007. This time, the band has decided to use a more subtle, low-key song than What I’ve Done or New Divide, instead using Iridescent off their latest album, A Thousand Suns. After the jump, you can check out the official music video.
All That Remains have released a video for ‘The Last Time‘, which comes off their latest album, ‘For We Are Many‘. The video was shot and directed by Nathan Cox (Marilyn Manson, Linkin Park, Disturbed). Singer Phil Labonte had this to say: ”I’ve seen some footage and without a doubt this thing looks GREAT! It’s got…some killer acting, and our dumb asses jumping around like mad.”
Linkin Park have released an international video ‘Burning In The Skies’. I don’t know if this means that there will be an American version, but it’s a thought! Check out the video below and also check out our exclusive live photos of Linkin Park rocking Detroit.
It’s alway a magical experience when the stadium lights turn off and thousands of voices let out a massive roar of excitement and anticipation. It’s the feeling that we’re all one in our appreciation of the music that is about to come. So it was a few days ago in Detroit, Michigan when Linkin Park took the stage at the home of the Red Wings, the Joe Louis Arena. After a surprisingly fun set from opener Does It Offend You, Yeah? and a great set from Pendulum, the crowd was pumped up and ready for a show. And that’s precisely what Linkin Park delivered: a show. Playing a vast set list that hit songs from every album, no fan was left disappointed. The Detroit show also marked the first time that the song ‘Blackout’ was performed live.
Linkin Park is kicking of 2011 with their North American Tour and they want to hook you up with some of their exclusive tour merch! To celebrate this highly anticipated tour, we’re giving away an official Linkin Park tour poster and a Deluxe CD+DVD version of their newest release ‘A Thousand Suns’. Be sure to visit LinkinPark.com for a full schedule of tour dates and the latest updates from the band and iTunes to check out the new album!
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Linkin Park have announced an early 2011 North American headlining tour in support of their newest album, ‘A Thousand Suns’. Supporting acts will vary through the tour but will include Pendulum (awesome band!), Does It Offend You, Yeah?, and The Prodigy (I would love to see these guys live). The last date has an as of yet to be determined opener. Check out the tour dates after the jump.
Italy’s greatest musical export, LACUNA COIL, will make their much anticipated return to North America on May 4th as they embark on a slew of major commercial radio sponsored festivals alongside such major acts as Seether, Five Finger Death Punch, Hellyeah and Drowning Pool. They will also be performing at Rocklahoma on May 30th and are also going to fill in the gaps between these fests with some headlining club appearances. This will lead them directly into their first trek to South America. Be sure to visit http://www.myspace.com/lacunacoil to view their complete touring itinerary.
Whether you like Linkin Park or not, you’d better give them the mad diggity dog retarded stupid ass bomb props for their upcoming game/app for Apple devices “Linkin Park 8-Bit Rebellion!”. Production on the game began over a year ago, and the band was deeply involved in the entire creation of the game, from story and gameplay, to character design and music.
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Spin caught up with Mike Shinoda and got the scoop on what’s in store for Linkin Park in 2010. The album is being produced by Rick Ruben and is about halfway done at the moment, Shinoda comments that it sounds “brand new”.
He went on to say “there are so many different ways to make music these days with virtual instruments, software applications, physical instruments, and computer programs. Then when you get in the position of being able to use almost any of it — that’s what we did on Minutes to Midnight . We wanted to play with as many instruments and sounds as we could. But on the new record, now that we have a sense of everything that’s available to us, we can reel it in a bit and focus on just the things that we like, which so far is turning out to mean music that is more beat-driven and has a keyboard and drum machine kind of feel.”