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Rock Quick Hits: Lorde and Bleachers, Peral Jam, Stone Sour drummer Roy Mayorga

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  • Lorde and Bleachers frontman Jack Antonoff performed a stripped-back version of Paul Simon's 1972 hit "Me and Julio Down By the Schoolyard" on Sunday (August 13th) at San Francisco's Outside Lands Festival. The pair sat on the edge of the stage as Antonoff strummed the tune on an acoustic guitar. Antonoff -- who co-produced 10 out of 11 tracks on Lorde's new LP, Melodrama -- closed the performance by adjusting the chorus, singing, "Me and Ella in Golden Gate Park" in reference to Lorde's real name and the festival locale. (Rolling Stone)

WATCH: Lorde and Jack Antonoff perform "Me and Julio Down By The Schoolyard"

 

  • Pearl Jam has released a second teaser trailer for its new concert film, called Let's Play Two. The documentary will reportedly chronicle the group's 2016 epic two-night stand at Wrigley Field in Chicago on August 20th and 22nd of last year. The new teaser features footage of Pearl Jam backstage, writing the set list, and preparing to perform. The film is tentatively set to arrive in selected theaters on October 3rd. (Alternative Nation)

CHECK IT OUT: Watch the new trailer for Pearl Jam's Let's Play Two

 

  • Stone Sour drummer Roy Mayorga is the latest heavy rock musician to sit in with the Late Night with Seth Meyers house band, following in the footsteps of musicians fromToolKorn, Deftones, and Anthrax. Mayorga started on Monday night (August 14th) and is filling in on the NBC show the rest of this week through Thursday (August 17th). (Metal Injection)

CHECK IT OUT: Here's Roy Mayorga's announcement of his Late Night stint

 

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