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A Monster Copyright Infringement

Posted by on Aug 12, 2012 | 0 comments

A Monster Copyright Infringement

E! reports that Mike D, Ad-Rock and the estate of the late AdamYauch sued Monster Energy Corp. last week for copyright infringement. The Beasties accused Monster of trying to create “an association” with the trio and its music by using several of their best-known hits — including ‘Sabotage,’ ‘So Whatcha Want,’ ‘Brass Monkey,’ ‘Paul Revere’ and numerous other tunes named in the complaint — in a...

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New Jane’s Addiction Album In The Works

Posted by on Aug 6, 2012 | 0 comments

New Jane’s Addiction Album In The Works

Jane’s Addiction, currently on the support tour for their latest release, The Great Escape Artist, are laying plans for a new album and an expansion of the popular summer festival, Lollapalooza. “I’d like to give it a six-month window and just get another Jane’s record out, coming off the heels of The Great Escape Artist,” Perry Farrell told LocalBozo of the new...

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Tony Sly, No Use for a Name Frontman, Dead at 41

Posted by on Aug 2, 2012 | 0 comments

Tony Sly, No Use for a Name Frontman, Dead at 41

Tony Sly, guitarist and singer for the pop-punk band No Use for a Name, has died, his record label said Wednesday. No cause of death was given. “It is with great sorrow that we must say goodbye to Tony Sly of No Use For A Name,” the group’s label, Fat Wreck Chords, said on its web site. “We received a call earlier today of his passing, and are devastated. We have lost an...

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Craig Owens–Back With Chiodos

Posted by on Aug 1, 2012 | 0 comments

Craig Owens–Back With Chiodos

Chiodos and Craig Owens have reunited this spring and will begin a late summer tour next month. Owens left the band in 2009 and went on to form Destroy Rebuild Until God Shows in 2010.  Chiodos recruited Brandon Bolmer (ex-Yesterdays Rising) as Owens’ replacement, who recorded one album as the group’s frontman (2010’s Illuminaudio) before departing in March along with drummer...

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Linkin Park–Living Things

Posted by on Jul 31, 2012 | 0 comments

Linkin Park–Living Things

Linkin Park guitarist Brad Delson says the band’s new album, Living Things, came together at lightspeed compared to their previous, much more drawn-out creative efforts. Peter Hodgson of gibson.com recently interviewed Delson. The interview will be published in Beat magazine the first of August. “I think sonically or maybe in terms of song approach this album is very different from A Thousand...

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