Primal Fear,Slash & More – Q101 Music News For August 14th 2014
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Randy Black Is Leaving Primal Fear
Primal Fear is loosing a member, but they are keeping the reasons to themselves. Ralf Scheepers was quoted on Team Rock as saying: “For all of you out there wondering about the reasons why Randy has left the band, we’ve agreed to keep the reasons private,” he says. “Decisions are made and have to be accepted. As sad as it is, Randy and I have agreed to respect each other and there will be no dirty laundry.”
Slash Gives Us Insight Into “World On Fire”
Slash stated, in the latest edition of a new online series, “Ask Slash & Myles.”
“I wanted something specifically dark and specifically fun,” says the former Guns N’ Roses guitarist, “and definitely something that you couldn’t play on regular tv.”
Black State Highway Release Video For Debut Single “Ain’t Got No”
Black State Highway have released a music video for their debut single “Ain’t Got No”.You can listen to it below. The Band gives thanks in a recent interview.
“We’re very pleased Classic Rock are presenting the video for our very first single”, say the band. “Such exposure makes all the time and effort that we’ve made writing, gigging and recording our debut album all the more worthwhile. The video for Ain’t Got No is something that our long-time fans will be excited to finally see, and hopefully give us a whole load of new friends and fans too.”
The Offspring Release New Animated Video
The Offspring have released a new animated video for Dividing by Zero Yesterday. The band posted this on there Facebook page.
“Watch the World Premiere of our new video, animated by Anthony Schepperd, for ‘Dividing By Zero/Slim Pickens Does The Right Thing And Rides The Bomb To Hell’ right now on Vevo”
Claudio Sanchez Launching Evil Ink Records
Claudio Sanchez from Coheed and Cambria, is officially launching Evil Ink Records and announced their first signing, Thank You Scientist. Check them out on tour and listen to Thank You Scientist, Below.
Coheed and Cambria and Thank You Scientist Tour Dates
9/5 – Riverside, Calif. – Riverside Municipal Auditorium
9/6 – Los Angeles, Calif. – The Wiltern
9/7 – Oakland, Calif. – Fox Theater
9/9 – Seattle, Wash. – Paramount Theater
9/10 – Portland, Ore. – Roseland Theater
9/12 – Salt Lake City, Utah – The Complex
9/13 – Denver, Colo. – Fillmore Auditorium
9/15 – Dallas, Texas – South Side Ballroom
9/16 – Austin, Texas – Stubbs Waller Creek
9/17 – Houston, Texas – House of Blues
9/19 – Orlando, Fla. – House of Blues
9/20 – North Myrtle Beach, S.C. – House of Blues
9/21 – Charlotte, N.C. – The Fillmore Charlotte
9/23 – Silver Spring, Md. – The Fillmore
9/24 – Upper Darby, Pa. – Tower Theatre
9/25 – Montclair, N.J. – The Wellmont Theater
9/27 – New York, N.Y. – Hammerstein Ballroom
9/28 – Boston, Mass. – House of Blues
9/30 – Detroit, Mich. – The Fillmore
10/1 – Toronto, Ontario – Kool Haus
10/2 – Cleveland, Ohio – House of Blues
10/4 – Minneapolis, Minn. – Skyway Theatre
10/5 – Chicago, Ill. – House of Blues
10/6 – Louisville, Ky. – Mercury Ballroom
10/7 – Atlanta, Ga. – The Tabernacle
Godsmack Released 1000hp Video
Godsmack released their new video for the single ’1000hp. Frontman Sully Erna recently told loudwire about the song, “The more I heard the idea of ‘taking it to 1000 horsepower’ … rather than it being about a race car or whatever it was, it felt like more about the energy and adrenaline of the band.”
Lawsuit Against The Misfits Thrown Out Of Court
According to Classic Rock Magazine, Judge Gary Klausner ruled on the termination of the suit, finding in favor of Only. He stated that regardless of Danzig’s creative input, the agreement Danzig signed with Only when he left the band allows only Jerry Only to make money from the Misfits merchandise, so the group has not breached any contract they had with Danzig.
The judge added, “The terms of the provision do not address any obligation regarding trademark registration or negotiations with individual retail merchandisers. Moreover, in reviewing the other provisions contained in the 1994 agreement, the court also finds no other terms that govern the parties’ conduct as it pertains to trademarking and licensing.”
Aerosmith Canceled Last Nights Show
According to TMZ, a source close to the band stated that Kramer has had heart issues in the past. It was also stated by the source, but not confirmed by TMZ, that the 64-year-old drummer is planning to undergo heart surgery.
The band regrets not being able to perform for their fans,” states a message at Aerosmith’s Facebook page. The posting also directs those who were planning to attend the ‘Let Rock Rule’ tour show to receive their refunds at the point of purchase.
TMZ is also reporting that the band’s Saturday show in George, Washington will be canceled as well. Aerosmith are currently touring with Slash with dates scheduled into September.
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