Zac Brown Band announces release of new album ‘The Comeback’ this October

Zac Brown Band has announced their seventh full-length studio album “The Comeback” will be released on October 15. The album will feature 15 tracks with guest appearances by guitarist Marcus King and jazz vocalist Gregory Porter, with Brown serving as co-producer alongside longtime collaborator, Ben Simonetti. Brown says in a statement: “The Comeback celebrates our collective …

Kacey Musgraves announces 2022 ‘Star-Crossed: Unveiled’ tour

Kacey Musgraves announced her headlining 15-city tour in support of her upcoming album ‘Star-Crossed’ dubbed ‘Star-Crossed: Unveiled.’ The trek kicks off in January 2022 in Saint Paul, Minnesota and will wrap up at the Staples Center in Los Angeles. King Princess and Muna will serve as opening acts on all shows. Musgraves is set to …

Netflix renews ‘Cobra Kai’ for Season 5

Netflix announced that it has renewed Cobra Kai for a fifth season; season 4 of the series will premiere on the streaming service this December. Production on Season 5 will begin this fall in Atlanta, where all four previous seasons have filmed. Netflix previously announced that Season 4 of Cobra Kai will reintroduce Thomas Ian …

‘Candyman’ sequel earns $22 million at the box office in its opening weekend

Universal Pictures “Candyman,” starring Yahya Abdul-Mateen II, earned more than $22.3 million at the box office this weekend, despite concerns over the delta variant. Co-written by Jordan Peele and directed by Nia DaCosta, “Candyman” delves into an urban legend that believes if someone repeats “Candyman” five times in front of a mirror, that person would …

R.E.M. to release 25th anniversary reissue of ‘New Adventures in Hi-Fi’

R.E.M. will celebrate the 25th anniversary of their 10th studio album, ‘New Adventures in Hi-Fi,’ with a reissue package due out October 29th. The deluxe edition of the set will feature a remastered version of the album and a collection of B-sides and rarities. To accompany the announcement, R.E.M. shared one bonus tracks, “Leave — …

Korn’s Jonathan Davis performs seated amid his recovery from COVID-19

Jonathan Davis, lead vocalist for KORN, had COVID earlier this month which halted the band’s tour. Davis returned to the stage this past weekend, but is still experiencing “COVID aftereffects.” At points in his first shows back, at Hollywood Casino Amphitheatre in Chicago suburb Tinley Park, Ill., and Ruoff Music Center in Noblesville, Ind., the …

Garth Brooks gives details about COVID protocols on the upcoming “Dive Bar’ tour

Garth Brooks cancelled his scheduled stadium concert events for 2021 due to the surge in COVID-19 cases earlier this week, but has unveiled plans to return to the road in the fall playing dive bars. Brooks provided details on his ‘Inside Studio G’ Facebook Live series, and said the ‘dive bar’ shows will require all …

Chris Stapleton and wife Morgane donate to family who lost twins in devastating Tennessee floods

Chris Stapleton and wife Morgane have donated $10,000 to help a family grieving the death of their twin babies who were lost after the devastating flooding in Tennessee. A GoFundMe for the twins parents, Danielle Hall and her husband Matt, set a modest goal of $5,000, but donations quickly exceeded that figure and as of …

Netflix picks up ‘Manifest’ for fourth and final season

Netflix announced on Twitter over the weekend that it has renewed the sci-fi drama Manifest for a fourth and final season.  NBCs had announced back in June that it would not be making more episodes of the show, which follows passengers of a plane who arrived more than five years after they took off, but …

Legendary actor Ed Asner dies at age 91

Hollywood legend Ed Asner has passed away at age 91. Asner’s death was confirmed by his family on his Twitter account Sunday morning in a statement which read: “We are sorry to say that our beloved patriarch passed away this morning peacefully. Words cannot express the sadness we feel. With a kiss on your head- …