Stone Sour will release the first part of a two part series of albums on October 23. Front-man Corey Taylor is writing a four-issue comic book based on House of Gold and Bones: Part One and House of Gold Bones: Part Two.
Taylor says he's always wanted to write comics and compares that industry to the music industry:
"Especially in (the music) industry, you're encouraged to not only appear to be as youthful and arrogant as possible, but you're encouraged to make your own terrible decisions and have this kind of abhorrent behavior. People think that it sells. I figured out a long time ago that that's so boring and so clichéd."
The comic books will be published in 2013. Taylor will discuss the mini-series at New York's Comic-Con.
In the video, Jack White performs the song with a full band and dancers. Twice. There is a mirror effect of two Jack Whites performing the song. Watch the video.
The new Linkin Park video is inspired by many true stories. Castle of Glass revolves around the process of telling a family that their loved one has died in battle. The video was shot with help from the creators of the Medal of Honor: Warfighter video game.
In between clips of the band performing the song surrounded by shattered glass is the story of a family, particularly one boy, receiving the news. The boy grows up and follows in his father's footsteps. The video ends with a quote from Winston Churchill:
"All great things are simple,
And many can be expressed in single words:
Freedom, justice, honor, duty, mercy, hope."
Muse front-man Matt Bellamy is comparing the band's upcoming tour to Pink Floyd's The Wall. During that tour, an actual wall was built on stage. Former Pink Floyd member Roger Waters spent the last two years performing the show in stadiums and arenas.
Bellamy says the Muse show will include an, "upside down pyramid structure which is full of video screens. Throughout the gig, it gradually comes down and consumes the band." Like The Wall, the whole show will be dripping with symbolism.
Current Guns N' Roses guitarist DJ Ashba says that Axl Rose has recorded a lot of material for a new Guns N' Roses material and believes the band will be able to produce a lot more in the new future. Speaking to Rolling Stone Ashba says:
"[Axl Rose] has tons of stuff done [and] recorded that he's played for me and wants my input on...Axl's put together such a talented group of musicians and there are so many songs that are already worked out. So we've got a good jump on it, for sure."