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Texas guitar great Johnny Winter has passed away on July 16, in his hotel room in Zurich, Switzerland. He was 70. Winter was a soulful instrumentalist admired by friends like Jimi Hendrix, Eric Clapton and ZZ Top's Billy Gibbons.

 

Blink-182 is working on a new album, Tom DeLonge has confirmed the news via Instagram.

 

All That Remains are back in the studio working on a new album. The as-yet-untitled follow-up to 2012's "A War You Cannot Win" is expected to drop late 2014 or early 2015 via Razor & Tie.

 

Tommy Ramone, the last surviving original member of the influential New York Punk quartet The Ramones, died on July 11 at his home in New York. He was 62 and had been in hospice care following treatment for bile duct cancer. Ramone served as the band's drummer from 1974 to 1978, appearing on the band's first four albums.

 

Radiohead will return to the studio in September to record the follow-up to 2011's "The King Of Limbs".

 

Papa Roach have set "F.E.A.R. (Face Everything And Rise)" as the title of their eighth studio album, due in early 2015 via Eleven Seven Music.

 

Weezer will release their tenth studio album, "Everything Will Be Alright In The End", on September 30 via new label Republic Records.

 

Pink Floyd will be releasing a new album in October, entitled "The Endless River". Although there is no official announcement, the news was revealed by David Gilmour's wife, Polly Samson, on Twitter. Samson added that the album is based on 1994 sessions with Pink Floyd's Richard Wright.

 

Living Colour is currently in the studio putting the finishing touches on its sixth studio album,"Shade". The disc is expected to be released in the fall.

 

Otherwise will release their highly anticipated sophomore album, "Peace At All Costs", this summer. "Darker Side Of The Moon", the disc's first single, is expected to be available on July 8.

 

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