NEW ALBUM: MACHINE GUN KELLY | MAINSTREAM SELLOUT
Machine Gun Kelly has released his sixth studio album, "Mainstream Sellout" The rapper-turned-rocker duly delivers, knocking out 13 tracks that wrap generic angst around formulaic grunge-pop parcels. It’s the kind of thing you’d expect to hear in the Vans outlet of your local shopping mall. The new album will serve as the predecessor to his breakthrough effort, "Tickets to My Downfall," which landed his first Billboard 200 No. 1 album selling a career-best 126,000 equivalent album units and delivering the first rock album in 2020 to top the Billboard 200 upon its release. Executive produced by Travis Barker, "Tickets To My Downfall" best Kelly’s 2012’s "Lace-Up" and 2015’s "General Admission," debuting at No. 4 on the Billboard 200. The album features collaborations with Halsey, Trippie Redd, Iann Dior and blackbear. Machine Gun Kelly is heading out on the road this summer for the Mainstream Sellout tour to support his second full-blown pop-punk record of the same name. The rapper-turned-rocker is bolstering the already massive 52-date arena run with special guests Avril Lavigne, Travis Barker, Blackbear, Trippie Redd, Willow, Iann Dior, Pvris, and 44phantom appearing on select dates throughout North America and Europe. The North American leg of the Mainstream Sellout tour will launch on June 8 with a show at the Moody Center in Austin and span throughout the summer. Machine Gun Kelly will pick back up in Europe on Sept. 17 in Germany. He’ll play just over a dozen shows across Prague, Brussels, Munich, Milan, Paris, London, Dublin, and more before wrapping with a final show in Amsterdam on Oct. 12.