BUSH's new single, "This Is War", is taken from the expanded edition of its latest album, "Black And White Rainbows". Frontman Gavin Rossdale told The Pulse Of Radio he was moved to write the track after watching the horrific events in Charlottesville that erupted last summer when a white supremacist protest turned violent and resulted in a woman's death. "I saw the riots in Charlottesville and was just amazed at all this level of hatred and bigotry and sort of blaming, you know what I mean?" he said. "Like blaming a race of people, blaming the Jews for whatever your problem is. It just seems like medieval madness. So that song was born."
The expanded and remastered edition of "Black And White Rainbows" was released digitally through BUSH's new deal with BMG, with a CD to follow.
A second new song on the disc, "Alien Language", was inspired by Rossdale's divorce from singer Gwen Stefani.
BUSH, rounded out by drummer Robin Goodridge, guitarist Chris Traynor and bassist Corey Britz, has been touring extensively in support of the new disc, including a North American headlining run earlier this year.
Story continues after advertisement
Rossdale recently participated in LINKIN PARK's Los Angeles memorial concert for late singer Chester Bennington, performing the song "Leave Out All The Rest".
To comment on a
story or review, you must be logged in to an active personal account on Facebook. Once you're logged in, you will be able to comment. User comments or postings do not reflect the viewpoint of
does not endorse, or guarantee the accuracy of, any user comment. To report spam or any abusive, obscene, defamatory, racist, homophobic or threatening comments, or anything that may violate any applicable laws, use the "Report to Facebook" and "Mark as spam" links that appear next to the comments themselves. To do so, click the downward arrow on the top-right corner of the Facebook comment (the arrow is invisible until you roll over it) and select the appropriate action. You can also send an e-mail to blabbermouthinbox(@)gmail.com with pertinent details.
reserves the right to "hide" comments that may be considered offensive, illegal or inappropriate and to "ban" users that violate the site's Terms Of Service. Hidden comments will still appear to the user and to the user's Facebook friends. If a new comment is published from a "banned" user or contains a blacklisted word, this comment will automatically have limited visibility (the "banned" user's comments will only be visible to the user and the user's Facebook friends).