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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…

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Ed Roland of Collective Soul Forms ‘The Sweet Tea Project’

Ed Roland has written seven #1 songs in his lifetime, all with Collective Soul. It looked like the quest for the eighth was going to come sometime soon. But while it was previously reported that the band will be working on new material at some point in 2013, it appears that things are heading in…

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FAN 2 BAND 2 FAN–the AWOLNATION PROJECT

Awolnation and Red Bull Records are proud to unveil the latest in fan-to-band-to-fan networking called The AWOL “NATION” Project, an innovative new community-driven site that creates a living, breathing interactive experience centered around fan-contributed content. Fans can post anything they want on Twitter, Instagram, YouTube or Vimeo and if it’s tagged with the hashtag #awolnation, it…

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Smile Empty Soul and World Fire Brigade

Between Smile Empty Soul and World Fire Brigade, singer/guitarist Sean Danielsen has been quite busy to say the least.  Smile Empty Soul released their latest record earlier this year while World Fire Brigade’s debut album, Spreading My Wings, came out on August 28th.  While the lineup for the new side project may not garner the “super…

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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…

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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…

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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,”…

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Big Sticks for Grohl

The World’s Largest Drumsticks got a champagne bath at a steamy unveiling Saturday at the Warren Community Amphitheatre. The sticks, created from poplar logs, will be displayed at the amphitheater until September at which time they will be moved to Dave Grohl Alley, a street the town previously named after the Foo Fighter frontman. The…

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Seven Deadly Sins, Buckcherry Style

Buckcherry has finished work on their sixth album, Confessions.  Although no official date has been announced, the band is aiming for a September release.  The group will also be making a short film to coincide with the new record. Confessions will serve as a soundtrack to the film which is based off of the seven deadly sins….

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Transit of Venus

Three Days Grace has just announced they are releasing a new album October 2, 2012. Three Days Grace, a Canadian band, formed under the name Groundswell in Norwood, Ontario, Canada in 1992. After a breakup in 1995, the band reformed in 1997 under its current name and with a line-up consisting of guitarist and lead…

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