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Loma Vista RecordingsMarilyn Manson has another top 10 album on his hands. The shock-rocker's new effort Heaven Upside Down arrives at number eight on this week's Billboard 200 with a total of 35,000 equivalent album units sold.

Heaven Upside Down gives Manson a total of eight top 10 albums on the Billboard 200. He's also topped the chart twice: once with 1998's Mechanical Animals and again with 2003's The Golden Age of Grotesque.

Manson is currently recovering after a large gun-shaped prop fell on him during a show in New York City September 30. With his leg in a cast, the musician rescheduled his October tour dates for next January and February. He's scheduled to return to the stage November 5 to play Ozzfest Meets Knotfest.

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ABC/Randy HolmesProphets of Rage have shared the video for "Strength in Numbers," a track from the rap-rock supergroup's self-titled debut album. The clip is streaming now via the band's Facebook.

In the video, the Prophets show their support for the NFL players who kneel during the national anthem in protest of police brutality and racial inequality -- a movement started by former 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick.

"ALMOST anything can be built or toppled with a collective force," says vocalist Chuck D. "A movement is never about an individual. On the opposition [to] Colin Kaepernick in today's sports world, we ask 'is it the KNEE or is it The NEGRO?'"

The video also includes nature footage of animals working together overcome obstacles, exemplifying the phrase "Strength in Numbers."

Prophets of Rage will play the Voodoo and Ozzfest festivals later this fall, and they'll launch a European tour in November.

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Marc Broussely/RedfernsLike an avalanche coming down the mountain, Butthole Surfers are planning their return. The band, perhaps best known for their 1996 hit "Pepper," tells Rolling Stone they've begun work on their ninth studio album, their first since 2001's Weird Revolution.

"It has never been done. No one has put out a decent record 35 year[s years into their career]," says frontman Gibby Haynes. "Well, except for Johnny Cash. But we're not Johnny Cash. It's gonna be a tough road to do a record that's presentable. It's really gonna be hard...but, given that, looking forward to it!"

The new album will feature founding members Haynes and guitarist Paul Leary, plus longtime drummer and bassist King Coffey and Jeff Pinkus, respectively.

Speaking about the sound of the new material, Coffey says, "It's like noise with...just throbbing beats to it."

"We're not in a position like a lot of other bands," says Haynes. "Like, take Metallica. God bless 'em, I love Metallica. But all they gotta do is put out another Metallica record. The same thing with Foo Fighters. That's all they gotta do is put out another Foo Fighters record. 'Cause, I mean, they've got a sound. Or, they've got a song."

"If it ain't broke, don't fix it," he continues. "But, I guess we're just continually broken and in a struggle to fix it. So, it's gonna be a wild one."

The new Butthole Surfers album is due out next summer.

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ABC/Andrea McCallinThe legend of Dave Grohl continues grow with the Foo Fighters frontman's latest act of kindness.

A young fan named Sabryn saw the Foos live in Washington, D.C., last week, despite having to walk with crutches due to an injury. When she met Grohl backstage, the musician noticed the crutches, so he brought out his own orthopedic surgeon, who helped him recover from his broken leg.

"Dave brought [the doctor] out once he saw that I was on crutches, and that's when his doctor mentioned that I was supposed to wear a shoe with my brace," Sabryn tells Alternative Press. "I told him that my shoes didn't fit over it because it's pretty big and my shoes are kinda small. So Dave said, 'You need one of my big high tops!' and I laughed it off."

But Grohl wasn't kidding -- he ran back to his dressing room and grabbed an extra shoe to give to her.

"I wore it for the rest of the night after Dave told me to put it on," Sabryn says. "It's definitely one of the coolest things to ever happen, and probably the funniest."

Dave and Foo Fighters are currently on tour in support of their new album, Concrete and Gold.

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tonight dave grohls orthopedic doctor told me if i didn't put a shoe on my foot it wouldn't get better. so dave gave me one of his shoes? pic.twitter.com/updeujumtx

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Michael Tran/FilmMagicA 2005 red carpet interview with Courtney Love has resurfaced online following numerous allegations of sexual harassment or assault against movie mogul Harvey Weinstein.

In the clip, posted by TMZ, Love is asked what advice she has for young women moving to Hollywood. After hesitating -- "I'll get libeled if I say it," she says -- the musician and actress warns, "If Harvey Weinstein invites you to a private party in the Four Seasons [hotel], don't go."

In response to the video resurfacing, Love tweeted, "Although I wasn't one of his victims, I was eternally banned by [talent agency] CAA for speaking out against #HarveyWeinstein #rape."

Weinstein's been accused of sexual misconduct by a growing list of women, including actresses Ashley Judd, Gwyneth Paltrow and Angelina Jolie. As more women continue to speak out about their experiences with Weinstein and sexual abuse in the film industry, Bjork now says that she was sexually harassed by a "Danish director" while working on a movie.

"It was extremely clear to me when I walked into the actresses profession that my humiliation and role as a lesser sexually harassed being was the norm and set in stone with the director and a staff of dozens who enabled it and encouraged it," Bjork wrote in a Facebook post.

"When I turned the director down repeatedly he sulked and punished me and created for his team an impressive net of illusion where I was framed as the difficult one," she added.

Since the filmmaker was characterized as a "Danish director," many believe Bjork was referring to Lars von Trier, with whom she worked on the 2000 film Dancer in the Dark. An assistant for von Trier told Rolling Stone, "Lars declines the accusations Bjork has made, but doesn't wish to comment any further."

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ABC/Fred WatkinsOver the summer, after a chance encounter at a Japanese music festival, Foo Fighters and Rick Astley joined forces to perform the '80s pop star's signature hit "Never Gonna Give You Up" together. Having united onstage again in London, Dave Grohl is ready for Astley to join his band.

"Rick is the man," Grohl tells NME. "The seventh Foo Fighter. He's such a sweetheart."

Grohl adds, "I love that he gets nervous before playing. He's Rick Astley! It's like he's Muhammad Ali! You just wouldn't be nervous, but he's such a good guy."

The Foos also paid tribute to Astley with a performance of "Never Gonna Give You Up" during their "Carpool Karaoke" appearance on The Late Late Show.

Foo Fighters are currently touring North America in support of their new album, Concrete and Gold.

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Interscope RecordsThe All-American Rejects are currently working on their fifth studio album, their first since 2012's Kids in the Street. Over the summer, the band released two previews of the album with the new songs "Sweat" and "Close Your Eyes," which sound very different from each other. Frontman Tyson Ritter tells ABC Radio that sonic diversity will be a hallmark of the new album.

"Every song is a completely different sonic build, completely different board, sound-room," he says. "So every song sounds like it's a completely different record."

"I really like that," Ritter adds. "Because when you collect them all together, it just sounds like madness."

What will connect the songs on the album, Ritter thinks, is the visual component. "Sweat" and "Close Your Eyes" were accompanied by an 11-minute short film, and the visuals will carry on for the rest of the album as well.

"I wanna make all the visual the things that marries it," says Ritter. "Then the audio can be free, and it doesn't depend on each song to sort of define a sound of a record."

In fact, Ritter sees the album as a soundtrack of sorts.

"It's kind of a soundtrack to a band trying to figure out what its next record is going to be," he says. "And," he adds, "is it gonna be the last one?"

"We're kind of letting ourselves just define our ambition by the reception," says Ritter. "So, it's great: if nobody listens to it, or if people don't dig it, then it's like, 'Cool, let's move on.'"

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Frank Micelotta Archive / ContributorA number of Kurt Cobain's personal items are going up for auction in a new lot from Julien's Auctions, including the trophy he won at the 1992 MTV Video Music Awards.

Cobain received the award when Nirvana's "Smells Like Teen Spirit" won the prize for Best New Artist in a Video. The 1992 show was also infamous for a backstage spat between members of Guns N' Roses and Nirvana.

Along with the VMA, the auction will also include a Cobain drawing, the cheerleader outfit he wore for a 1994 Rolling Stone photo shoot, and even Cobain's Blockbuster card.

Additionally, the auction features items from artists including The Beatles, David Bowie, Bob Dylan, The Rolling Stones, The Jimi Hendrix Experience, U2 and Fleetwood Mac, among many others.

The auction will be held November 4 in Los Angeles and live online. Visit JuliensLive.com for more info.

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Credit: Jabari JacobsBishop Briggs has premiered a new single, titled "Dream." The track, which the musician describes as "unlike anything I've ever released," is available now for digital download.

"This song scares me and I think that's what I find most liberating about it," Briggs says. "'Dream' is about having fears and doing your best to embrace them no matter how strenuous the grip is."

"Dream" is the first preview of Bishop's forthcoming full-length debut album, which is due out in spring 2018. Earlier this year, she released an EP featuring the singles "River" and "Wild Horses."

In other Bishop Briggs news, the singer is featured on a new version of the Cold War Kids song "So Tied Up." The original also included vocals from Briggs, but the new version, called "So Tied Up (moreBishop)," features, as the title suggests, even more Bishop Briggs. You can grab that via digital outlets as well.

Briggs is currently on tour through North America, playing dates with Alt-J and Bleachers.

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RCA RecordsGet your headphones ready. WALK THE MOON has a new track you’ll want to hear, appropriately titled “Headphones.”

On the quirky, high-energy track, lead singer Nick Petricca proclaims, “I can take a beating like a good pair of headphones.”

Petricca previously told Rolling Stone it was the “very first song” the band wrote for their new album, What If Nothing. “It just came out of us, this angry-boy energy," he said.

What If Nothing will be released November 10. “Headphones,” along with their single “One Foot,” will be available as instant grat tracks when you pre-order the album now.

The band kicks off their Press Restart tour on November 19 in Charlotte, North Carolina.

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Credit: Tim CadienteA Perfect Circle is up to something.

The enigmatic band -- as is the case with most of Maynard James Keenan's projects -- has shared a cryptic teaser on their social media. The post features APC's logo along with the phrase "The Doomed."

For those starved for new A Perfect Circle material -- the band hasn't released a new album since 2004's eMOTIVe -- hopefully "The Doomed" refers to a new song, or even a new album. The band has been working on the follow-up to eMOTIVe, and they debuted two new songs on their tour earlier this year: "Feathers" and "Hourglass."

A Perfect Circle will embark on a fall North American tour beginning October 21 at Sacramento's Aftershock festival.

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Credit: Claire Marie VogelSilversun Pickups has released a new EP titled Better Nature (Revisited). The six-track collection features three acoustic versions and three remixes of songs from the band's latest album, Better Nature. You can download the EP now via digital platforms.

"It's really quite special for us to hear artists that we respect take all of our blips and bloops and turn them into something unique and full of character," frontman Brian Aubert says of the remixes, which were done by Joywave, JR JR and MNDR. "These are hands down our favorite remixes in our remixed world. We're glad to share these with you as a nightcap to the adventure that was Better Nature."

Silversun Pickups will launch a North American tour in continued support of Better Nature on October 21 in Santa Cruz, California.

Here's the Better Nature (Revisited) track list:

"Nightlight" (MNDR Remix)
"Circadian Rhythm (Last Dance)" (JR JR Remix)
"Latchkey Kids" (Joywave Remix)
"Nightlight" (Acoustic)
"Circadian Rhythm (Last Dance)" (Acoustic)
"Latchkey Kids" (Acoustic)

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Capitol RecordsBeck's long-delayed album Colors finally arrives today, and to celebrate, the artist has shared a new video for the record's title track. The fittingly colorful clip is streaming now on YouTube.

The Colors party will continue this weekend with the launch of several album-themed pop-up shops across the country. The shops will be open on Saturday, October 14 in New York City, and Sunday, October 15 in Los Angeles, Seattle, Chicago and Brooklyn, New York. All pop-up info can be found via the @BeckPopUps Twitter account.

Next week will be equally busy for Beck.  He'll be performing on The Ellen Degeneres Show Tuesday, October 17. Then the next day, he'll headline a newly announced show at the John Anson Ford Amphitheatre in Los Angeles. For tickets to the LA show, visit Beck.com.

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Loma Vista RecordingsMarilyn Manson has postponed and rescheduled the remainder of his October tour dates after suffering an onstage injury during a show in New York City September 30. The new dates begin January 10 in Phoenix and conclude February 16 in Sayreville, New Jersey. Visit MarilynManson.com for ticket info.

In the middle of the New York City show, during Manson's cover of "Sweet Dreams (Are Made of This)," a large pistol-shaped prop tipped over and landed on him. In an interview with Yahoo, Manson says the "pain was excruciating."

"I only recently watched the video of it," Manson says of the accident. "I can see how it could look terrifying. It was terrifying for me, because the truss was not secured properly."

"I wasn't trying to climb [the prop]," he adds. "It started to fall and I tried to push back and I didn't get out the way in time. I'm not sure what I hit my head on, but it did fall onto my leg and break the fibula in two places."  The fibula's the smaller of the two bones in the lower leg, the other being the tibia, aka the shin bone.

Manson's currently at home recovering with his leg in a cast.  He's set to return to the stage November 5 to play Ozzfest Meets Knotfest, after which he'll kick off a European tour November 12 in Helsinki, Finland. In the meantime, Manson does feel frustrated that he can't be on the road, especially since his new album, Heaven Upside Down, was released just last week.

"With a cast on my leg, it's hard to talk about the excitement of the tour," he says. "It got cut off right as I was about to put it into second gear. But I'll be back there really shortly and it's going to be as exciting as it was starting out."

Here are Manson's rescheduled tour dates:

1/10 -- Phoenix, AZ, Van Buren
1/12 -- Las Vegas, NV, House of Blues
1/13 -- Las Vegas, NV, House of Blues
1/16 -- Oakland, CA, Fox Theatre
1/19 -- Salt Lake City, UT, The Complex
1/20 -- Denver, CO, Fillmore
1/23 -- San Antonio, TX, Aztec Theatre
1/24 -- Houston, TX, House of Blues
1/26 -- Springfield, MO, Shrine Mosque
1/27 -- Tulsa, OK, Brady Theatre
1/28 -- Kansas City, MO, Arvest Bank Theatre at The Midland
1/30 -- Des Moines, IA, 7 Flags Event Center
1/31 -- Minneapolis, MN, The Myth
2/2 -- Madison, WI, The Orpheum
2/3 -- Milwaukee, WI, Eagles Ballroom
2/6 -- Chicago, IL, Riviera Theatre
2/7 -- Grand Rapids, MI, 20 Monroe
2/9 -- Buffalo, NY, Rapids Theatre
2/11 -- Toronto, ON, Rebel
2/12 -- Boston, MA, House of Blues
2/13 -- Baltimore, MD, Rams Head Live
2/15 -- Huntington, NY, Paramount Theatre
2/16 -- Sayreville, NJ, Starland Ballroom

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Credit: Steve KerosRed Hot Chili Peppers have joined the lineup for the 2017 Stand Up for Heroes benefit, taking place November 7 at the Theater at Madison Square Garden in New York City. The annual event raises money for injured veterans and their families.

Stand Up for Heroes is, for the most part, a comedy show: This year's event will feature performances from John Oliver, Jon Stewart, Conan O'Brien, Trevor Noah, Hasan Minhaj and John Mulaney. The Chili Peppers are no strangers to comedy, though -- remember Chad Smith's drum battle with Will Ferrell?

"The Red Hot Chili Peppers bring so much energy to the stage and are one of my favorite bands," says Bob Woodruff, ABC News correspondent and co-founder of the Bob Woodruff Foundation, which is co-presenting the event. "We're humbled that they're joining us at Stand Up for Heroes to honor those who've served."

For more info, visit SUFH.BobWoodruffFoundation.org.

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Sacred Bones Records/The Null CorporationTrent Reznor is celebrating Friday the 13th with a tribute to one of the most iconic horror movies of all time. The Nine Inch Nails frontman and his frequent collaborator, Atticus Ross, have shared a cover of the theme from John Carpenter's classic 1978 film, Halloween. You can download the track now via digital outlets.

"I clearly remember my friends and I at 13 years old conning our parents into letting us see Halloween when it came out in 1978," says Reznor. "We left the theater forever changed. We were damaged and scarred, with the s*** genuinely scared out of us and that theme stuck firmly in our heads. John Carpenter, it's your fault that I turned out the way I did."

"Moody and dark, Trent Reznor and Atticus Ross' version of "Halloween" does amazing justice to the original," adds Carpenter. "I'm impressed." Carpenter, by the way, composed the theme himself back in the day.

A collection of newly recorded versions Carpenter's movie themes, titled Anthology: Movie Themes 1974-1998, will be released on October 20.

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ABC/Randy HolmesHaving already released deluxe reissues for Kill 'Em All and Ride the Lightning, and with a reissue of Master of Puppets on the way, Metallica has now set their sights on the next two albums in their chronology: 1988's ...And Justice for All and 1991's self-titled record, aka The Black Album.

And, as with the previous reissues, Metallica wants your help in crafting the releases.

"We're looking for anything and everything you might have from August 1987 through July 1993," the band says. "Photos (taken by you!), flyers, ticket stubs, backstage passes and whatever other mementos you may have from that time." They also request anyone who interviewed the band during that time and still has the recording to contact them.

If you'd like to submit something, you can email Submissions@MetClub.com.

"Nothing is too small or too trivial," the band says. "Share your archives with your fellow fans and have some fun with us walking down memory lane."

The Kill 'Em All and Ride the Lightning reissues were released last year, and the Master of Puppets collection will arrive on November 10.

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ABC/Nicole WilderJack White has announced a pair of in-store signings and readings to celebrate the release of his new children's book We're Going to Be Friends, based on The White Stripes song of the same name.

The events will take place November 4 at Barnes & Noble at The Grove in Los Angeles, and November 11 at the B&N at Broadway and 82nd Street in New York City.

The book's illustrator, Elinor Blake, who's worked on The Ren and Stimpy Show and Pee Wee's Playhouse, will also participate in the signings.

The song "We're Going to Be Friends" appears on The White Stripes' 2001 album White Blood Cells. Jack and Meg White performed the track on Conan O'Brien's final episode hosting NBC's Late Night. To help celebrate the new book, O'Brien shared his remembrances of the "We're Going to Be Friends" performance in a new animated video, streaming now on YouTube.

The We're Going to Be Friends book will be available everywhere on November 21.

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Interscope Records/UMeYeah Yeah Yeahs are reissuing their 2003 debut album Fever to Tell in honor of its upcoming 15th anniversary. The collection will feature a variety of demos, and you can listen to a rough cut of the song "Black Tongue" now via Stereogum.com.

The Fever to Tell reissue will be released on October 20, and will be available in a two-LP box set that also includes a variety of b-sides and rarities, plus a previously unreleased track called "Shake It."

Also included is a documentary about the band's 2003 U.K. tour, a 164-page book featuring photos taken by guitarist Nick Zinner and entries from Karen O's personal notebook, and a collection of posters, stickers and patches. The whole collection will be wrapped in fishnet stockings.

Yeah Yeah Yeahs will play two headlining shows later this fall: October 25 in Los Angeles and November 7 in Brooklyn, New York.

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Credit: Danny ClinchAre you ready for new Muse music? The British trio is back in the studio.

The band has shared several photos on their Instagram showing them jamming together. "Great day in the studio," reads the caption on one of the photos. "Listening back and looking forward to cracking on tomorrow."

Earlier this year, Muse premiered a new single called "Dig Down." The band plans to release a few more one-off singles before they record their next full-length album, the follow-up to 2015's Drones.

Muse wrapped up a North American tour with Thirty Seconds to Mars last month. The band will be traveling to Japan in November and Australia in December.

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