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Dave Grohl Reunites with QOTSA

Posted by on Nov 7, 2012 | 0 comments

Dave Grohl Reunites with QOTSA

So THAT’S what he’s gonna be doing while the Foo Fighters take a break.  Dave has returned to Queens of the Stone Age, the alternative band fronted by former Kyuss guitarist Josh Homme that he drummed for in 2002. This is Grohl’s second stint with Queens of the Stone Age. He played on one album, ‘Songs for the Deaf,’ which is their most commercially successful album to date, having...

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Miss Atomic Bomb

Posted by on Nov 3, 2012 | 0 comments

Miss Atomic Bomb

New video, released by The Killers! The Vegas rockers debuted the song live back in July in Asheville, N.C., and the footage in this tour video was shot by director Giorgio Testi during recent dates overseas in Europe. It captures Brandon Flowers and Company performing under some fancy light shows in front of massive festival-sized crowds, hanging out backstage and generally having a good time...

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Get Outta My Head, Jack White!

Posted by on Nov 1, 2012 | 0 comments

Get Outta My Head, Jack White!

I heard the clip from Jack White’s new song “Blues on Two Trees” and promptly hated it. Ten minutes later I couldn’t get the flippin’ tune out of my head. Jack White busting a rhyme? That’s right, the former White Stripes singer raps on a recording for the first time ever on ‘Blues on Two Trees,’ the B-side to his forthcoming single ‘I’m Shakin’.’  Two Trees’ kicks...

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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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The xx – New Video

Posted by on Oct 18, 2012 | 0 comments

The xx – New Video

The second album by The xx, “COEXIST”, was released last month. The second single from “COEXIST”, is titled “Chained”. The video was shot in slow motion, underwater, and beautiful and colorful graphics. “Spending two days underwater wasn’t quite as easy as we thought,” the xx say of their Young Replicant-directed video for ‘Chained,’ “We love how it turned...

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Green Day “¡dos!” Video Trailer

Posted by on Oct 17, 2012 | 0 comments

Green Day “¡dos!” Video Trailer

While patiently waiting for Billie Joe Armstrong to complete rehab, we can watch the newly released trailer for “¡dos!”, which comes out November 13. We just get a small taste, which leaves us wanting for more.  SEE IT!  ...

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