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STONE TEMPLE PILOTS Working On Acoustic Release: Blabbermouth

Stone Temple Pilots are working on an acoustic album as their next release. Singer Jeff Gutt revealed in an interview that the band will also add “some extra musicians and some extra parts and pieces”, and that they’ll begin to record it later in the year. Gutt commented: “it’s gonna be awesome, man. It’s gonna be a totally different side of STP.”

Stone Temple Pilots are going back on the road this spring, and they’ll be at the Sherman Theatre in Stroudsburg on May 29th.

METALLICA Fans Fuming After Bots Clear Out Tickets: Loudwire

Metallica fans are furious after two pre-sales for the recently announced show with the San Francisco Symphony sold out in mere minutes. Earlier this week, Metallica set their S&M2 concert for September 6th, to mark the 20th anniversary of the original event. However, fans reported that tickets were scooped up by bots almost instantly, and were being resold on StubHub for upwards of $16,000. Neither Metallica nor Ticketmaster have commented on the matter yet.

BRUCE SPRINGSTEEN to Appear in Documentary About the ‘Jersey Sound’: Rolling Stone

Bruce Springsteen, Steven Van Zandt and more recount their Jersey Shore roots in a new documentary about the Asbury Park scene. Asbury Park: Riot, Redemption, Rock ‘n’ Roll will premiere at the Asbury Park Music and Film Festival, and will then hit movie theaters globally on May 22nd. The film examines the history of the seaside town, beginning with how an unemployment crisis led to riots that decimated the west side, then following the rise of Springsteen and the Jersey sound, with a particular focus on the famed venue, the Upstage.