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New U2 For 2013

Posted by on Jan 6, 2013 | 0 comments

New U2 For 2013

The New Year could bring a new U2 album – that is if, you listen to longtime manager Paul McGuinness, who told The Irish Independent “to certainly expect a new record.” U2 has not released a studio album since 2009’s No Line on the Horizon, an album that garnered the band a slew of number one chart positions all across the globe. The album has also been certified platinum...

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Trapt “Reborn”

Posted by on Jan 2, 2013 | 0 comments

Trapt “Reborn”

Chris Taylor Brown knows how to write adrenaline pumping songs. He knows how to incorporate a melodic hook along with amped-up guitars that ends up being the trademark Trapt sound. On Reborn Chris Taylor Brown’s vocals have been recorded differently than they have been in the past. It might be his voice naturally evolving or it could be an effort to make things sound more organic in the mixing...

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Avenged Sevenfold to Hit Studio

Posted by on Dec 30, 2012 | 0 comments

Avenged Sevenfold to Hit Studio

Avenged Sevenfold says that they plan to enter the studio next month to begin recording the follow-up to 2010’s Nightmare. “This album’s a little more groove orientated,” frontman M. Shadows told NME. “There’s a little bit more groove to it, a little bit more focused on bigger riffs. So that’s where it’s headed – every song has gotta have a...

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Serj Tankian–Video Game Composer

Posted by on Dec 30, 2012 | 0 comments

Serj Tankian–Video Game Composer

Serj Tankian has announced that he has written the full musical score for the upcoming video game Morning Star. Industrial Toys, the studio producing the game, is set to release Morning Star in Spring of 2013, initially for iOS devices. “I’m really enjoying working on Morning Star because it gives me the ability to create new musical worlds to complement the new visual worlds in the...

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Green Day to Premiere ¡Quatro! Highlights

Posted by on Nov 25, 2012 | 0 comments

Green Day to Premiere ¡Quatro! Highlights

¡Quatro! pulls back the curtain and takes fans inside the world of Green Day, from the various spontaneous live performances in select cities across the U.S. to the chronicling of their creative process while conceptualizing and recording their current trilogy of albums: Green Day ¡Uno!, Green Day ¡Dos!, Green Day ¡Tré! ¡Quatro! will premiere on VH1 on Wednesday, November 28th, followed by...

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