Today's Rock News (Weezer, Mastodon, Avenged Sevenfold)

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Hear WEEZER's New Summer Anthem: Rolling Stone

Weezer dropped a new single today, called "Feels Like Summer". The song mixes anthemic rock with electronic dance music. Weezer posted an animated video to go with it, and a statement from the band says that their 11th studio album will come out later this year.

They also announced a string of tour dates, which includes their appearance at Firefly Music Festival in Dover, Delaware in June.

Weezer - Feels Like Summer

We decided to skip spring entirely and go straight to summer. Our new single "Feels Like Summer" from our forthcoming album (coming this summer) is out now in North America. Ex-US you'll see it up on Spotify, Apple Music, etc. by Friday.

MASTODON Become Targets of the Grim Reaper in New Video: Loudwire

Mastodon offer a humorous take on death in a new music video for the track “Show Yourself”. In the clip, a clumsy Grim Reaper struggles to accomplish the task that his boss has presented to him, which is to take out all 4 members of the band.

“Show Yourself” will appear on Emperor of Sand, the new album due out March 31st. Mastodon also announced today that they’ll perform on Jimmy Kimmel Live on April 3rd, where they will likely perform that single.

Mastodon - Show Yourself [Official Music Video]

New Album 'Emperor of Sand' available March 31. Pre-order now: Album Bundles - https://wbr.ec/eosbundles Google - https://wbr.ec/eosg Amazon - https://wbr.ec/eosamzn Spotify - https://wbr.ec/eoss Apple - https://wbr.ec/eosapple iTunes - https://wbr.ec/eosi Pre-save the album on Spotify - https://wbr.ec/eospresave Connect with Mastodon: http://mastodonrocks.com http://facebook.com/mastodon http://twitter.com/mastodonmusic http://instagram.com/mastodonrocks Mastodon - Show Yourself [Official Music Video] Director: Robert Schober Production Company: The Uprising Creative Producer: Kelsey Gilchrist Editor: Robert Schober Dir.

AVENGED SEVENFOLD Get Drunk and Perform in Helsinki Restaurant: WMMR.com

Avenged Sevenfold rocked an impromptu set at the Hard Rock Cafe in Helsinki, Finland for about a dozen people on a night off from their European tour. After having a few drinks, the guys took to the restaurant’s tiny stage and got about halfway through their song “Nightmare” before being cut off.

A7X will open for Metallica at Lincoln Financial Field on May 12th – a few tickets remain at TicketMaster.com.