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4/22/2014
ALICE IN CHAINS MAP OUT NEW TOUR DATES
Just as they're ready to kick off a new spring tour on Friday (April 25th), Alice In Chains has added a batch of new dates to its schedule, booking eight new dates in August that begin on the 8th of that month in Penticton, British Columbia. Six of the shows are in Canada, with Peoria, Illinois and Indianapolis the sole U.S. stops. Alice In Chains will hit the festival circuit in June and July, mostly ...
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4/22/2014
JACK WHITE MAKES FASTEST RECORDING IN HISTORY
Jack White successfully delivered what he promised would be the "world's fastest-released record in the history of mankind" this past Saturday (April 19th), Record Store Day, when he recorded, pressed and made available for sale a new live recording of the title track from his upcoming album Lazaretto in under four hours. White performed and recorded the song in front of a live audience at this Third Man label, store and studio complex in Nashville, ...
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4/22/2014
LINKIN PARK POSTS NEW TRAILER FOR 'THE HUNTING PARTY'
Linkin Park has released a new trailer for its upcoming album, The Hunting Party, in which the band speaks about taking its music in a heavier direction this time around. Singer and producer Mike Shinoda told us that that state of current music made him think it was time to make a harder-edged record again: "That's something that has actually been on my mind for a long time, I got really fired up about it ...
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4/21/2014
BILLIE JOE ARMSTRONG JOINS THE REPLACEMENTS AT COACHELLA
This past weekend was weekend number two of Coachella, where The Replacements welcomed Green Day's frontman, Billie Joe Armstrong, to rock with them during their set. Friday night, Armstrong played guitar for most of The Replacements' set. He was filling in for Paul Westerberg who performed most of the set from a couch, due to an ailing back. The setlist included performances of "I’m In Trouble", "Kiss Me on the Bus", "Tommy Gets His Tonsils ...
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4/21/2014
CAMPAIGN LAUNCHED TO SAVE SOUNDGARDEN AND PEARL JAM MIXING CONSOLE
The mixing console that was used to record albums like Pearl Jam's 'Ten' and Soundgarden's 'Louder Than Love' has been reported as being in desperate need of repairs. So the owners at Seattle's London Bridge Studio launched a crowd-funding campaign to raise money to completely refurbish it and keep it accessible to local musicians, however, they wanted to reach that goal by this past Saturday and were unsuccessful. The console was first installed in 1985, ...
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4/21/2014
GODSMACK HAS FINISHED RECORDING NEW ALBUM
Godsmack has finished their recording sessions for their upcoming sixth release, due out later this year. Early yesterday, frontman Sully Erna made a post on his Facebook page, saying, "We are officially DONE recording! And this record is BAD AS*! Haven't been this excited in awhile! Hope you all love it! First single out soon!" Last week, Sully announced that the band had laid down 15 songs and were in the process of choosing the ...
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4/18/2014
NEW FOO FIGHTERS ALBUM IS 'HALFWAY DONE,' SAYS PRODUCER
With all the recent attention focused on Nirvana's induction into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, Dave Grohl's current band Foo Fighters has slipped off the radar a little bit. But the group is still hard at work on its eighth studio album, with producer Butch Vig telling U.K. magazine Kerrang!, "We've been recording at some different locations, but we're almost halfway done with the recording and it's going well. It sounds different -- ...
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4/18/2014
COLDPLAY ANNOUNCES FIRST SIX SHOWS IN SUPPORT OF NEW DISC
Coldplay has announced a handful of intimate live shows in support of the group's upcoming album, Ghost Stories. The band will play Cologne, Germany on April 25th, New York City on May 5th, Los Angeles on May 19th, Paris on May 28th, Tokyo on June 12th and London on July 1st. Early in that run the quartet will also be the musical guests on the May 3rd edition of Saturday Night Live, hosted that evening ...
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4/18/2014
ARCTIC MONKEYS' LIVE SHOW CRITICIZED BY OPENING ACT
Arctic Monkeys have been criticized by a band called the Orwells who recently opened for the Monkeys on their U.S. tour, with the Orwells accusing the British act of putting on a live show that has become too "synchronized" and rote. Speaking with Gigwise, Orwells guitarist Matt O'Keefe said: "When you're playing arenas and everything, it's a huge production, then the show has to become synchronized to work. So every night, no matter how (Arctic ...
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4/18/2014
DAVE GROHL AND KRIST NOVOSELIC OPEN UP ABOUT NIRVANA PERFORMANCE
Nirvana members Dave Grohl and Krist Novoselic have spoken with Rolling Stone about the band's performances during and after their Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction last Thursday (April 10th), which featured a series of mostly female singers standing in for late frontman Kurt Cobain. Grohl revealed, "We didn't even start talking about playing until about eight weeks ago. It just seemed practically impossible. It was hard to imagine jumping onstage and playing those ...
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