Radio 66.6 – Weekly Music News: April 15th, 2014

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Radio 66.6We’re back with another installment of Radio 66.6! This week features the latest news, music, videos and tour dates from the likes of Alice Cooper, Linkin Park, The Mars Volta, Aerosmith, Opeth, The Black Dahlia Murder, Unearth, Whitechapel, In Flames, Hawthorne Heights, Misfits, Gwar and more. Don’t touch that dial.

In honor of their late singer Dave “Oderus Urungus” Brockie, the members of Gwar have created The Dave Brockie Foundation, a charity to promote the advancement of the arts.

Alice Cooper‘s “doc opera,” Super Duper Alice Cooper, will hit theaters nationwide beginning April 30th. Find a theater near you and watch the trailer here.

Linkin Park will release their new album, The Hunting Party, on June 17.

Opeth have announced their eleventh studio album, Pale Communion. It will be released on June 17 via Roadrunner Records.

The remaining members of As I Lay Dying have teamed up with vocalist Shane Blay (formerly of Oh, Sleeper) to form Wovenwar. The band’s self-titled debut album will be out this summer on Metal Blade Records.

In Flames announced that they will release a new album titled Siren Charms in September.

Periphery frontman Spencer Sotelo will perform vocals on From First to Last’s new EP.

Punk icons the Misfits and horror apparel masters Fright-Rags have joined forces for a double feature of limited edition shirts and posters. Check out the collaborations here.

Former The Mars Volta members Omar Rodríguez-López, Cedric Bixler-Zavala and Dave Elitch have joined forces with Red Hot Chili Peppers bassist Flea to form a new supergroup called Antemasque. Listen to their first single, “4AM,” here.

Stream Hawthorne HeightsThe Silence in Black and White Acoustic here. The band re-record an acoustic rendition of their breakthrough album in celebration of its 10th anniversary. It’s available digitally this week on InVogue Records.

Listen to a new Trap Them song titled ”Salted Crypts” here. Their new effort, Blissfucker, will be released on June 10th via Prosthetic Records.

Stream Kyng‘s new album, Burn the Serum, here. It’s out this week on Razor & Tie.

The Black Dahlia Murder will release their second DVD, Fool ‘Em All, on May 27th via Metal Blade Records. Watch the trailer here.

Watch Whitechapel‘s lyric video for a new song titled “Out Endless War” here. It’s the title track from their upcoming album, due out April 29 via Metal Blade Records.

Watch Demon Hunter‘s music video for “I Will Fail You” here. The band’s new album, Extremist, is out now on Solid State Records.

Aerosmith will embark on the “Let Rock Rule” tour with support from Slash. Dates can be found here.

Unearth are celebrating the 10th anniversary of The Oncoming Storm with a tour on which they will perform the album in its entirety. Texas In July, Cruel Hand and Armed for Apocalypse provide support. Dates are here.

Shai Hulud have announced May tour dates here.

Eyehategod are hitting the road with Ringworm and Enabler. Tour dates are here.

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