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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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Pearl Jam Bassist’s Band RNDM

Posted by on Sep 1, 2012 | 0 comments

Pearl Jam Bassist’s Band RNDM

Pearl Jam bassist Jeff Ament and his longtime drumming collaborator Richard Stuverud have teamed with singer/songwriter Joseph Arthur to form the new band RNDM. The group’s debut album Acts features 12 songs recorded by Pearl Jam engineer Brett Eliason during a four-day session this April at Ament’s Montana studio. RNDM’s debut album “Acts” hits Oct. 30. RNDM will be in Chicago...

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YOU! Be In the New Linkin Park Video

Posted by on Aug 30, 2012 | 0 comments

YOU! Be In the New Linkin Park Video

If you have ever wanted to be in a music video, Linkin Park is making your dream come true with their new interactive video for their new single “Lost In The Echo.” Co-directed by Tool’s Jason Zada, renown commercial and video director, and interactive director Jason Nickel, creators of the award winning Take This Lollipop viral video, the interactive music video features the...

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KING ANIMAL – New Soundgarden

Posted by on Aug 24, 2012 | 0 comments

KING ANIMAL – New Soundgarden

November 13, 2012. Save the date for an auditory treat from Soundgarden, their first studio release since 1996. The band recently posted a sparse video montage with the news online, revealing the new album will be titled “King Animal.” Splitting apart after their last album 16 years ago,  Soundgarden reunited in 2010 and recorded a single for “The Avengers” soundtrack. Guitarist Kim...

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Review: Back In Black For The Darkness?

Posted by on Aug 21, 2012 | 0 comments

Review:  Back In Black For The Darkness?

Hot Cakes starts off with a dick joke, and not a very funny one at that. After detailing his past decade’s hardships with cocaine and fame, newly returned frontman of The DarknessJustin Hawkins wails about how every man he met during his formative years wanted to suck his cock. These opening lines to “Every Inch of You” are indicative of the content on the rest of the album (their first since...

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Perry Farrell “Live Alternative” TV?

Posted by on Aug 18, 2012 | 0 comments

Perry Farrell “Live Alternative” TV?

Had enough with the crooning amateurs covering tired songs from the seventies on contest-type musical TV shows? Maybe you LIKE to sit through the famous judges critiquing some poor soul’s performance of a lifetime. Not that it’s wrong. Perry Farrell (have you heard of Lollapalooza?)  is proposing a live music series to television networks, reports Entertainment Weekly. Instead of...

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