Daily Reload: Jon Lord, Green Day + More
Today in rock and metal news, the music world is mourning the loss of former Deep Purple and Whitesnake keyboardist Jon Lord, who passed away Monday morning at the age of 71 from a pulmonary embolism. Members of Black Sabbath, Iron Maiden, and Slash were among those paying their respects to Lord for his classic work. Meanwhile, Randy Blythe's supporters are heading to the Supreme Court where they'll hold a vigil in hopes of spurring political action to get the Lamb of God singer freed from the Czech Republic.
It's also a big day for new music. Green Day's got a new lyric video to share for their single 'Oh, Lord'; Pierce the Veil show off their new song 'I'm Low on Gas and You Need a Jacket' (not to mention their CD giveaway), and Motley Crue serve up their 'Sex' single free for a 24-hour period (Better check it out now!).
Check out all of today’s stories on Loudwire, plus some favorites from around the Web, in the links below:
Today on Loudwire:
Filter and Fuel Light Up New York City Fans With Rocking Concert
Green Day Release New Single 'Oh, Love' From Upcoming Album '¡Uno!'
Randy Blythe Supporters to Hold Vigil in Front of U.S. Supreme Court
Exclusive: Candlelight Red Unveil Cover Artwork for 'Demons' EP
The Word Alive Vs. Senses Fail - Cage Match
Motley Crue Give Away Free 'Sex' for 24 Hours
Pierce the Veil, 'I'm Low on Gas and You Need a Jacket' - Exclusive Song Premiere + CD Giveaway
Founding Deep Purple Keyboard Player Jon Lord Dies at 71
P.O.D., Static-X, Mushroomhead + More Added to Gathering of the Juggalos 2012
Between the Buried and Me Announce Release Date for 'Parallax II: Future Sequence'
Slash Beginning Work on Next Album
Bassist Tony Campos on Static-X: 'I Have No Interest in Working With Wayne Static'
New Incarnation of Queensryche Allowed to Keep Using Band Name
Jon Lord Dies at 71: Geezer Butler, Iron Maiden, Slash + More Pay Tribute
Metallica Offer Orion Festival Performance Footage of 'Blackened'
Man Who Murdered Dave Navarro's Mother No Longer on Death Row
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