Radio 66.6 – Weekly Music News: May 6, 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 Michael Jackson, Ratt, Morbid Angel, Linkin Park, Miss May I, Dying Fetus, Scorpions, It Dies Today, Being as an Ocean, Hawthorne Heights, David Lynch and more. Don’t touch that dial.

A fan died at a Miss May I show at Webster Hall in NYC on Saturday. Although details are unclear – some claim he died after a botched stage dive, while others say he collapsed as he was leaving the venue – this is a tragedy any way you look at it. Read the band’s brief statement and find out how you can donate here.

Ratt frontman Stephen Pearcy has left the band after 3 decades.

Scorpions drummer Scorpions has reportedly been fined and sentenced to a month in jail after drunkenly insulting Islam and giving the middle finger to Muslims in an airport in Dubai.

Listen to a new Michael Jackson song tilted “Love Never Felt So Good” here. It was originally recorded in 1983 but has not been released since. It’s the first single from the upcoming posthumous Xscape, due out May 13.

Listen to a new It Dies Today demo titled “Son of Dawn, Brilliant Star” here. The recently-reunited metalcore group have a new album coming out this year.

Watch a lyric video for a new Linkin Park song titled “Until It’s Gone” here. The Hunting Party releases June 17th.

Watch Being as an Ocean‘s music video for “L’exquisite Douleur” here. The post-hardcore group’s sophomore album, How We Both Wondrously Perish, streets this week via InVogue Records.

Watch Issues‘ music video for “Never Lose Your Flames” here. Their self-titled album was released earlier this year by Rise Records.

Watch David Lynch‘s music video for “The Big Dream (Moby reversion feat. Mindy Jones)” here. The track appears on the visionary filmmaker’s The Big Dream Remix EP, which is available now digitally.

Dates for the 2014 Summer Slaughter Tour with Morbid Angel, Dying Fetus, The Faceless and more can be found here.

Hawthorne Heights and The Red Jumpsuit Apparatus will co-headline To Write Love on Her Arms’ “The Hope Revolution Tour.” Dates will be announced soon.

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