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Nirvana–The Musical?

Posted by on Oct 28, 2012 | 0 comments

Nirvana–The Musical?

Oh, what is that Courtney Love up to now? If one recent report is correct, she’s getting ready to revisit Kurt Cobain‘s legacy with a musical inspired by his early years in Nirvana. The news was broken by Britney Spears‘ former manager Sam Lutfi, who revealed Love’s plans in the Los Angeles courtroom where he’s involved in a defamation case against Spears’ mother. It’s wise to take this news...

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Switchfoot on “Fading West”

Posted by on Oct 19, 2012 | 0 comments

Switchfoot on “Fading West”

Switchfoot is in a position of transition as they’re coming to a close with touring their latest album, Vice Verses, and looking forward to working on their ambitious film/album/soundtrack combo already titled, Fading West. Switchfoot bassist Tim Foreman talked with Alternative Addiction about looking back on Vice Verses and looking forward to Fading West. “It definitely represents a set of...

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Papa Roach Frontman Considered Suicide

Posted by on Sep 16, 2012 | 0 comments

Papa Roach Frontman Considered Suicide

But he didn’t follow through, thankfully. Jacoby Shaddix realized at the last minute the “selfishness” of the act. The singer, who was recently forced off the road with voice problems, tells Classic Rock’s sister title Metal Hammer: “I went to Sausalito to hang myself. I was in a f—-ing place, man. “The booze, my lifestyle, this woman I’d been with since I was 16 – I’ve...

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For the Next Gen of Punks

Posted by on Sep 10, 2012 | 0 comments

For the Next Gen of Punks

Bring up your little spawn the right way. Punk him out to this! It’s never too early to introduce the future generations of our world to what THEY will deem “classics” or “oldie moldies”. Calming, yet they will begin to recognize melodies in no time. Rock N’ Roll Baby Lullaby Ensemble will release Punk Rock Baby Lullaby Arrangements on September 11th. Full...

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New Chili Tunes

Posted by on Sep 3, 2012 | 0 comments

New Chili Tunes

Red Hot Chili Peppers are releasing 18 singles over the next six months and have identified another two of those songs already: “Magpie’s on Fire” and “Victorian Machinery.” All of the songs are leftovers from the I’m With You recording sessions. Drummer Chad Smith, speaking with Billboard, says that the band is currently working on new material as well:...

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Local 101: Interview with Tomlinson Fort of Cobalt & the Hired Guns

Posted by on Aug 22, 2012 | 0 comments

Local 101: Interview with Tomlinson Fort of Cobalt & the Hired Guns

Independent Arts and Music Festival, otherwise known as I AM Fest recently took over the House the Blues to bring a full night of Chicago’s finest. Among the impressive lineup, which included The Studs, The Giving Moon, The Underlined, The Alaya Conscious, A Friend Called Fire, Board of Governors, Leah Druzinsky, Workout Music, and The Energy Commission, were hometown favorites Cobalt & the...

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