Wednesday, January 30, 2013

THRESHOLD release fan made "Staring At The Sun" (video)

 Staring At The Sun is taken from the band’s latest album, March Of Progress – their first with returning vocalist Damian Wilson since 1997′s Extinct Instinct.

The promo was conceived by Achim Bieler, whose original concept (seen HERE) won a fan contest run by the band. After he was voted the winner, Threshold worked with him to shoot additional footage, aiming to create an even more impressive edition of his work.




Download a free tune and order the album HERE






source: Threshold






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Tuesday, January 29, 2013

New SOUNDGARDEN "By Crooked Steps" directed by Dave Grohl (video)

 SOUNDGARDEN had this to say about their new video:
Conceived and directed by our friend and fan Dave Grohl, depicts the “Crooked Steps” gang cruising around the tough streets of LA, reeking havoc on the DJ scene. 

 
Dave said about approaching the band to direct the video, “I had an idea. I got a copy of the record and the third song ‘By Crooked Steps’ was a signature, instantly recognizable Soundgarden song,” and the rest was history. 













source: Soundgarden 





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Monday, January 28, 2013

TOOL Guitarist Proposes To Girlfriend At WWE event (picture)


TOOL guitarist Adam Jones proposed to his girlfriend Korin at last night's (Sunday, January 27) WWE Royal Rumble pay-per-view event. Video footage of the proposal can be seen at WWE.com.

Jones is said to be an avid WWE fan who performed "The Star-Spangled Banner" in August 2011 at WWE's SummerSlam pay-per-view event. TOOL is confirmed to play the Japanese edition of Ozzfest in May and is said to be working on music for a new studio album.




source: WWE




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Saturday, January 26, 2013

Happy Birthday EDDIE VAN HALEN (video)


Edward Lodewijk "Eddie" Van Halen (born January 26, 1955) is a Dutch-American guitarist, keyboardist, songwriter and producer. He is best known as the lead guitarist and co-founder of the eponymous hard rock band Van Halen. He is often considered as one of the world's greatest guitarists, with Allan Holdsworth describing him as "Second only to Jimi Hendrix, undoubtedly the most influential, original, and talented rock guitarists of the 20th century." In 2012, Guitar World's poll named him as the greatest guitarist of all-time.












source: wikipedia





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Thursday, January 24, 2013

AMORPHIS release details about "Circle" (links)

 Today, Finnish melancholic dark metal masters AMORPHIS reveal the cover artwork and tracklist of their recently announced 11th studio album “Circle”, produced and mixed by HYPOCRISY and PAIN mastermind Peter Tägtgren (CHILDREN OF BODOM, CELTIC FROST, IMMORTAL, DIMMU BORGIR) in Petrax Studio, Hollola (NIGHTWISH, CHILDREN OF BODOM, KORPIKLAANI) as well as in 5K Studios, Helsinki. The record is set to be released via Nuclear Blast on April 19, 2013.

Vocalist Tomi Joutsen comments on the cover artwork, created by Tom Bates (BLEED FROM WITHIN, DEVIL SOLD HIS SOUL – www.facebook.com/artoftombates ) :
“The mystic, androgynous person on the cover represents a spiritual guide. This character was sent from another time and place to help the album’s protagonist find a new path for his life.”

This very guide was already mentioned by AMORPHIS’ lyricist 
Pekka Kainulainen in his summary of the album concept:
“The protagonist has been dealt a bad hand at birth. He’s always felt himself an outsider with strong potential to become marginalized. Through an accident, after a crisis, he finds a connection with his inner powers. A guide is sent to him, from another time and place. He gets a chance to take hold of his own life and change his destiny. From the past of Carelian Finland he finds his own spiritual tribe and the power to turn the course of his doomed life. This is a story of survival.”

The tracklist of “Circle” reads as follows:

1. Shades Of Gray
2. Mission
3. The Wanderer
4. Narrow Path
5. Hopeless Days
6. Nightbird’s Song
7. Into The Abyss
8. Enchanted By The Moon
9. A New Day


The album’s ltd. digi book version will come with a
Bonus track: Dead Man’s Dream + bonus DVD, including:

- The Making Of “Circle”
- Nightbird’s Song (video clip)


Apart from the CD+DVD digi book version, “Circle” will be available on CD (without bonus track), black 2LP in gatefold, brown 2LP in gatefold and as a bulging ltd. box, including 3 bonus tracks + a wristband – exclusively available via the Nuclear Blast mail order.

Pre-order your copy now: www.nuclearblast.de/suche/amorphis_circle


 








Wednesday, January 23, 2013

NIGHTWISH "Ghost Love Score" live with FLOOR JANSEN (video)

After seeing the performance in Ft Lauderdale, we can truly say (with no offense to the previous vocalists) Floor Jansen is the perfect addition to Nightwish. But, don't take our word for it, check this out:


 


Nightwish keyboardist and main songwriter Tuomas Holopainen told Finland's MTV.fi in November that he was pleased with the addition of singer Floor Jansen to the group and that she was only getting better with each performance.

"We have done 13 shows with her [so far] and every concert has been better than the last," he said. "We are taking it day by day as much as we can. The vibe in the band is marvellous. We are enjoying every moment."

Holopainen has known Jansen, who is Dutch, for more than 10 years already, having previously toured with her former band, After Forever.

"We are very much on the same wavelength and we have a similar sense of humor," Holopainen said of his new bandmate.

Regarding whether there is a chance that Floor will become the official new Nightwish lead singer, Tuomas said: "The way that we have decided is that we're gonna continue with her until the end of the festival season in 2013 — just have fun, just do the shows the best we can. I mean, the atmosphere in the band is so good at the moment, [we want to] just enjoy this what we have right now. They try not to think about Nightwish at all for a few months. Everybody take a little vacation. And we already have the rehearsal place for the next album booked in 2014 — from July to September. So that's how far we have planned. But when we do the last festival show next August, after that, it's gonna be total nothing for a few months. So I would say everything is possible, but that's really not the thing that we want to be thinking about right now, because there's absolutely no reason to."














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Happy Birthday to PINK FLOYD's Animals (audio)


Animals is the tenth studio album by English progressive rock group Pink Floyd, released in January 1977. A concept album, it provides a scathing critique of the social-political conditions of 1970s Britain, and presents a marked change in musical style from their earlier work. Animals was recorded at the band's studio, Britannia Row, in London, but its production was punctuated by the early signs of discord that several years later would culminate in keyboardist Richard Wright leaving the band. The album's cover image, a pig floating between two chimneys on Battersea Power Station, was conceived by bassist and writer Roger Waters, and photographed by long-time collaborators Hipgnosis.

Animals was released in the UK on 23 January 1977, and in the US on February 12th. It reached number two in the UK charts, and number three in the US charts, and although it scored on the American charts for only six months, steady sales have resulted in its certification by the RIAA at four times platinum. The size of the venues on the band's In the Flesh tour, and an incident in which Waters spat at a fan, prompted him to conceive the band's subsequent album, The Wall.
 
In 1975 Pink Floyd bought a three-story block of church halls at 35 Britannia Row in Islington. Their deal with record company EMI, for unlimited studio time in return for a reduced percentage of sales, had expired, and they converted the building into a recording studio and storage facility. Its construction took up most of 1975, and in April 1976 the band started work on their tenth studio album, Animals, at the new facility.

Animals was the child of another Waters concept; loosely based on George Orwell's political fable Animal Farm, its lyrics described various classes in society as different kinds of animals; the combative dogs, despotic ruthless pigs, and the "mindless and unquestioning herd" of sheep. Whereas the novella focuses on Stalinism, the album is a critique of capitalism and differs again in that the sheep eventually rise up to overpower the dogs. The album was developed from a collection of unrelated songs into a concept which, in the words of author Glenn Povey, "described the apparent social and moral decay of society, likening the human condition to that of mere animals."
Apart from its critique of society, the album was also in part a response to the punk rock movement, which grew in popularity as a nihilistic statement against the prevailing social and political conditions, and also a reaction to the general complacency and nostalgia that appeared to surround rock music. Pink Floyd was an obvious target for punk musicians, notably Johnny Rotten, who wore a Pink Floyd t-shirt on which the words "I hate" had been written in ink. Drummer Nick Mason later stated that he welcomed the "Punk Rock insurrection" and viewed it as a welcome return to the underground scene from which Pink Floyd had grown. In 1977 he produced The Damned's second album, Music For Pleasure, at Britannia Row.
In his 2008 book Comfortably Numb, author Mark Blake argues that "Dogs" contains some of David Gilmour's finest work; although the guitarist sings only one lead vocal, his performance is "explosive". The song also contains notable contributions from keyboardist Richard Wright, which echo the funereal synthesiser sounds used on the band's previous album, Wish You Were Here.
In his 2004 autobiography Inside Out, Nick Mason suggests that the album's perceived harshness, when compared to previous Floyd releases, may be a result of a "workman-like mood in the studio", and a subconscious reaction to the accusations from the afore-mentioned punk genre that bands like Pink Floyd represented "dinosaur rock". Animals was certified by the RIAA as 4X Platinum on 31 January 1995.







source: wikipedia



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Tuesday, January 22, 2013

BLIND GUARDIAN's epic box set details (video)

An eight-minute preview of "A Traveler's Guide To Space And Time", a strictly limited-edition BLIND GUARDIAN box set with 15 CDs in 13 high-quality digipacks and only 8000 copies worldwide, can be seen below. The set will be released in Germany, Austria and Switzerland on February 1st and the rest of the world on February 4th.


Looking back over Blind Guardian’s career from the here and now in 2013, you see a success story gone global, the likes of which very few other German metal bands have ever experienced. This band from Krefeld has been just about everywhere, conquering the North American market in the same way as they stormed the charts in Asia or packed concert venues in South America and even South Africa. From their (at that point purely) German beginnings with debut album Battalions of Fear (1988), followed by their first international recognition with the second album Follow the Blind (1989) and the euphoria which went round the world when Tales from the Twilight World (1990) and Somewhere Far Beyond (1992) came out, right through to their masterpiece of composition in A Night at the Opera (2002), the name of the band developed to become an unmistakable world brand. There are lots of reasons for this, but no doubt much of it is down to the extraordinary skill of everyone involved, their virtuoso dexterity and that gift for bringing mystical themes in tune with unusually complex metal directives. 

Something else which really makes Blind Guardian stand out is the way they have always kept so close to their fans. Even more proof of their unconditional commitment to the huge fan-base is being released now; A Traveler’s Guide to Space and Time, a strictly limited edition deluxe box set with a total of 15 CDs in 13 high quality digipacks, which the musicians and the record company have been working on together for almost a year. A particularly long time to create a compilation you may think, but a glance at just how much this box set encompasses explains why their conscientious and time-consuming preparation took so long.

A Traveler’s Guide to Space and Time not only includes all the albums released during the so-called Virgin years (the record company brought out all the bands’ records between 1988 and 2004) but also all their previously unreleased demo recordings, rare bonus tracks and alternative versions of famous pieces from this era, and all of them have been remastered and some even remixed. To be precise; it includes the seven studio albums Battalions of Fear, Follow the Blind, Tales from the Twilight World, Somewhere Far Beyond, Imaginations from the Other Side, Nightfall in Middle-Earth and A Night at the Opera, and on top of all that you get the live albums Tokyo Tales and Live as well as The Forgotten Tales compilation, all of them now with 2012 mastering and some of them with new mixes. 

Above and beyond that, Blind Guardian have dug deep into their archives and come up with some real treats: in Imaginations Through the Looking Glass for the very first time the phenomenal concert they put on in Coburg, Germany in June 2003 appears in audio format on two CDs. And another first, in a special edition of Nightfall in Middle-Earth, the musicians also present the legendary 1998 studio album without any breaks (including a new mix of “Blood Tears”). This precious box is rounded off with An Extraordinary Tale, which includes so far unreleased demo versions of the pieces “Welcome to Dying”, “Lord of the Rings”, “The Bard’s Song (In the Forest)”, “The Bard’s Song (The Hobbit)”, “Theatre of Pain”, “Trial by Fire” and “I’m Alive” and the never before released, around 90 seconds longer version of the song “The Quest for Tanelorn” as well as the comparatively rare number “Harvest of Sorrow”.


So, there is so much to find, enjoy and rediscover in this outright opulent deluxe box which is accompanied by a 20 page glossy booklet (size: 27cm x 27cm) containing comments from the members of the band and more than 100 rare and mainly unpublished photos belonging to the musicians. A limited edition and numbered Blind Guardian art print on special paper (sized 27cm by 27cm) and a guitar plectrum engraved with the band’s logo have also been added to the box. Blind Guardian are rightly proud of this glorious package. “With A Traveler’s Guide to Space and Time we document how much has Blind Guardian developed between 1988 and 2004 in, as I see it, a particularly impressive and vivid way”, explains singer/bassist Hansi Kürsch who, together with original members André Olbrich and Marcus Siepen, still controls the destiny of this amazing group. Kürsch adds: “The brand new mastering also makes sure that all 15 CDs are on the same level as far as the dynamics are concerned so theoretically you can listen to the whole box at one go, without having to adjust the volume level at all.”


With A Traveler’s Guide to Space and Time, Blind Guardian stay true to their reputation of not doing anything only halfway. As always with this band you get the full-on thing, on both the composition and technical production sides. This box is also full of rare photos from the musicians’ private collections as well as previously unreleased demo recordings, once again documenting how far this group will go to give their fans the best possible product. And as Hansi Kürsch put it: “We poured our heart and soul into A Traveler’s Guide to Space and Time making it a well worthwhile box for our fans which fully meets the demands we make of ourselves as well as those of our fans. And that is exactly what we were aiming for.”
















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DAVE GROHL's SOUND CITY PLAYERS live debut (video)


Dave Grohl debuted his new Sound City Players after his movie Sound City premiered at the Sundance Film Festival.

Guests on-stage included:
John Fogerty (CREEDENCE CLEARWATER REVIVAL), Stevie Nicks (FLEETWOOD MAC), Corey Taylor (SLIPKNOT, STONE SOUR), Rick Nielsen (CHEAP TRICK), Chris Goss (MASTERS OF REALITY), Pat Smear (NIRVANA), Krist Novoselic (NIRVANA), Brad Wilk (RAGE AGAINST THE MACHINE), Lee Ving (FEAR), Chris Shiflett (FOO FIGHTERS), Taylor Hawkins (FOO FIGHTERS), Alain Johannes (THEM CROOKED VULTURES, ELEVEN), Rick Springfield, Rami Jaffee (THE WALLFLOWERS), Jessy Greene (THE JAYHAWKS)

A full review of the show is posted at Billboard.com

Here are some fan-shot videos from the performance:








SOUND CITY PLAYERS will be playing a second gig at the Hollywood Palladium in Los Angeles on January 31, the same night that the movie premieres at that city's Cinerama Dome and in 44 other cities around the U.S. It will be available digitally on Feb. 1.

RCA will release the soundtrack, "Sound City - Real to Reel," on March 15. The 11 tracks were all recorded at Grohl's studio with the Sound City board and features new work from Paul McCartney and Trent Reznor in addition to the musicians in the Sound City Players





source: Billboard.com





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METALLICA unleashed "One" on this day in 1989 (video)


The video for Metallica's "One" debuted on this day in 1989.






source: Metallica
 



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Thursday, January 17, 2013

THE PINEAPPLE THIEF release Live At The 013 (video)

From the band:
"We’ve been talking about doing a ‘proper’ blu-ray live DVD for a while now as, after 9 studio albums, I think it’s long over due! Right now if you go on YouTube and try to dig out some live footage, all you get are dodgy phone recordings, some of which date back to the dawn of time (and we sound like we’re playing like cavemen too). So we decided to put an ‘official bootleg’ out there to show people what the modern TPT sounds like.
But bootleg gives it a dis-service really, I’m really pleased with how it came out. It’s very true to our live show and captures the energy nicely. Yes it’s not as polished as a studio recording, but that’s the whole point of a live record isn’t it? I bet Rush or Yes didn’t have computers, the luxury of overdubs and extra stadium applause when they released all their double live vinyls in the 70s! I wanted to be true to that philosophy."














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You have funded the new album from PROTEST THE HERO (video)


In just 30 hours, Protest The Hero hit their funding goal...and $ continues to come in.

The statement when they started:
"We have completed all of our obligations to record labels. It's time to go it alone and take control of our careers. It's now or never!  We will no longer be accepting monetary advances from labels to fund albums. We now turn to our friends, family, and our fans to help us make this album. Please take a look at our campaign — then decide whether to throw us a couple bucks or a couple of middle fingers!"




Last night the band said:
"No words can describe how we feel after these past 30 hours. I have seen Juno and Grammy award speeches where they say “we have the greatest fans in the world”. I don’t think they have the first clue. Thanks to all of you who have helped us realize our dream of being independent and continuing to make the music we love so much. We have many announcements and updates over the next 28 days to keep you entertained! Stay tuned."



Get the details here: http://igg.me/p/305979














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Wednesday, January 16, 2013

BARONESS releases "March To The Sea" (video)


Savannah, GA rockers BARONESS have released the third video from Yellow & Green. "March To The Sea" was filmed Summer 2012 before the tragic bus accident that sidelined the tour.  BARONESS is ready to return soon.








source: Baroness




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New music from DAVE GROHL and COREY TAYLOR (audio)

 
Check out the new single, "From Can To Can't", featuring Corey Taylor and Dave Grohl, Cheap Trick’s Rick Nielsen and former Kyuss bassist Scott Reeder. The song premiered on BBC Radio 1 last night and is now online.


This new track is taken from the soundtrack to Grohl’s upcoming film Sound City, LA’s legendary Sound City Studios which shut down operations in 2011.






From the Album Sound City -- Real to Reel
http://www.soundcitymovie.com
Pre-order from iTunes http://bit.ly/SoundCity-iTunes & receive an instant download of "Cut Me Some Slack" Full Album out 3/12/13
Pre-order Sound City (The Film) DRM free direct from the filmmaker: http://buy.soundcitymovie.com











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Tuesday, January 15, 2013

Happy Birthday ADAM JONES (video)


Adam Thomas Jones (born January 15, 1965) is a three time Grammy Award-winning American musician and visual artist, best known for his position as the guitarist for Grammy-Award winning band Tool. Jones has been rated the 75th Greatest Guitarist of all time by the Rolling Stone and placed 9th in Guitar World's Top 100 Greatest metal Guitarists. Jones is regularly credited for a majority of Tool's music videos.

Jones was born in Park Ridge, Illinois, raised in Libertyville, Illinois. He was accepted into the Suzuki program, and continued to play violin through his freshman year in high school. He then began to play an acoustic bass for three years in an orchestra.

In addition to playing classical music, Jones played bass guitar in the band Electric Sheep, with Tom Morello of Rage Against the Machine, until Jones moved to California (Morello soon followed). According to both of them, the band was quite unpopular at the time. Jones never received traditional guitar lessons, but instead learned by ear.
Jones was offered a film scholarship but declined and chose to move to Los Angeles to study art and sculpture. His focus of interest shifted to film, and he began to work as a sculptor and special effects designer, where he learned the stop-motion camera techniques he would later apply in Tool's music videos, such as "Sober" (on which he collaborated with Fred Stuhr), "Prison Sex", "Stinkfist", "Ænema", "Schism", "Parabola" and "Vicarious". He graduated in 1987.

After graduation, he went to work at Rick Lazzarini's Character Shop. During the next couple of years, he worked the TV show Monsters. He designed and fabricated a Grim Reaper makeup and a Zombie head on a spike (later used in Ghostbusters 2) among others. After that, he went to Stan Winston's special effects workshop, where he worked on Predator 2, sculpting a unique-looking skull for the Predator's spaceship interior.

Jones worked on several other big films in Hollywood doing makeup and set design, including Jurassic Park, Terminator 2: Judgment Day, Dances with Wolves, and Ghostbusters 2. He did the "Freddy Krueger in the womb" makeup for A Nightmare on Elm Street 5: The Dream Child, as well as work for A Nightmare on Elm Street 4: The Dream Master.

He also worked on commercials for salad dressing (never aired), Olympic stain (Albert Einstein makeup), and Duracell (boxers and taxicabs).

















source: wikipedia



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Monday, January 14, 2013

RIVERSIDE release Celebrity Touch (video)


RIVERSIDE - Celebrity Touch (OFFICIAL VIDEO)



Taken from the forthcoming album "Shrine Of New Generation Slaves"
on InsideOutMusic
Pre-order the new album here: http://bit.ly/12tTItI

Written and Directed by: Mateusz Winkiel
Production Company: Mania Studio
Director of Photography: Piotr Maczkowski
Film Editor: Michal Berensztajn




RIVERSIDE - "New Generation Tour" + Jolly & Dianoya:

09.03.2013 Dresden (Germany) - Tante Ju
10.03.2013 Leipzig (Germany) - Werk 2
11.03.2013 Berlin (Germany) - K17
12.03.2013 Osnabrück (Germany) - Rosenhof
14.03.2013 London (UK) - O2 Islington Academy
15.03.2013 Sheffield (UK) - The Corporation / Y-Prog 2013
16.03.2013 Glasgow (UK) - Classic Grand
17.03.2013 Leamington Spa (UK) - The Assembly
19.03.2013 Vosselaar (Belgium) - Biebob
20.03.2013 Paris (France) - Le Divan du Monde
22.03.2013 Haarlem (The Netherlands) - Patronaat
23.03.2013 Hengelo (The Netherlands) - Metropool
24.03.2013 Weert (The Netherlands) - De Bosuil
25.03.2013 Köln (Germany) - Live Music Hall
27.03.2013 Karlsruhe (Germany) - Substage
28.03.2013 Darmstadt (Germany) - Central Station

More RIVERSIDE live shows:

04.04.2013 Konin (Poland) - Oskard
05.04.2013 Poznan (Poland) - Eskulap
06.04.2013 Swiebodzice (Poland) - Rock Fest 2013
07.04.2013 Wroclaw (Poland) - Eter
10.04.2013 Opole (Poland) - NCPP
11.04.2013 Katowice (Poland) - Mega Club
12.04.2013 Rzeszów (Poland) - Pod Palma
13.04.2013 Kraków (Poland - Studio
14.04.2013 Warsaw (Poland) - Progresja
18.04.2013 Bydgoszcz (Poland) - MCK
19.04.2013 Torun (Poland) - Od Nowa
20.04.2013 Olsztyn (Poland) - Andergrant
21.04.2013 Gdansk (Poland) - Parlament
30.04.2013 Isle of Palms / Charleston (US) - The WindJammer + Jolly
02.05.2013 Atlanta (US) - Vinyl @ Centerstage + Jolly
04.05.2013 Gettysburg (US) - Rosfest 2013
06.05.2013 Dunellen (US) - Roxy and Dukes + Jolly
08.05.2013 Chicago (US) - Double Door + Jolly
10.05.2013 Raleigh (US) - The Pour House + Jolly
12.05.2013 Mexico City (Mexico) - José Cuervo Salón




For more:






source: Riverside




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Happy Birthday GEOFF TATE (video)


Geoff Tate (born Jeffrey Wayne Tate, January 14, 1959, in Stuttgart, West Germany; he later changed his first name to Geoffery or Geoffrey) is an American singer and musician, who rose to fame in the 1980s with the progressive metal band, Queensrÿche. Tate is ranked fourteenth on Hit Parader's list of the 100 Greatest Metal Vocalists of All Time. He was voted #2 on That Metal Show's top 5 hard rock vocalists of the 80's, and in 2012 received the Vegas Rocks Magazine Award for "Voice in Progressive Heavy Metal'.


















source: wikipedia







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Happy Birthday DAVE GROHL (video)


David Eric "Dave" Grohl (born January 14, 1969) is an American rock musician, multi-instrumentalist, and singer-songwriter, who is the lead vocalist, guitarist, primary songwriter and founder of the Foo Fighters. Prior to this, he was the drummer for the grunge band Nirvana. He is also the drummer and co-founder of the rock supergroup Them Crooked Vultures. Grohl has additionally written all the music and performed all the instruments for his short-lived side projects Late! and Probot, as well as being involved with Queens of the Stone Age numerous times throughout the past decade. He has performed session work (as a drummer) for a variety of musicians, including Garbage, Killing Joke, Nine Inch Nails, David Bowie, Paul McCartney, The Prodigy, Slash, Iggy Pop, Juliette Lewis, Tenacious D, Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers, and Lemmy.

In October 2011, Grohl temporarily joined Cage the Elephant as a replacement on tour after drummer Jared Champion's appendix burst.

Grohl is directing a documentary about Sound City Studios, the Van Nuys studio where Nevermind was recorded that shut down its music operations in 2011.

On November 6, 2012, following the departure of Joey Castillo from Queens of the Stone Age, Grohl has been confirmed as the drummer for the band on the upcoming album.



Here is the live performance of the Foo Fighters' entire latest album, Wasting Light, that followed their theatrical movie, Back And Forth.







source: wikipedia



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Wednesday, January 9, 2013

OPETH returns to America and brings KATATONIA (video)


OPETH announces US Tour


OPETH is bringing longtime friends and fellow Swedish rockers KATATONIA with them! 
We highly recommend you do not miss this rare-on-this-side-of-the-ocean double bill.


4/18: The Town Ballroom, Buffalo, NY
4/19: Starland Ballroom, Sayreville, NJ
4/20: Palladium, Worcester, MA (New England Metal & Hardcore Fest)
4/21: Capitole, Quebec City, Canada
4/23: Halifax Forum Multi Purpose Centre, Halifax, Canada
4/24: Casino New Brunswick, Moncton, Canada
4/26: Guelph Concert Theatre, Guelph, Canada
4/27: Crocodile Rock, Allentown, PA
4/28: Upstate Concert Hall, Clifton Park, NY (with Steven Wilson)
4/29: Music Hall of Williamsburg, Brooklyn, NY
4/30: Norva Theater, Norfolk, VA
5/2: Culture Room Fort Lauderdale, FL
5/3: State Theatre, St. Petersburg, FL
5/4: Georgia Theatre, Athens, GA
5/5: Lincoln Theatre, Raleigh, NC
5/6: The Orange Peel, Asheville, NC
5/8: Buster’s Billiards & Backroom, Lexington, KY
5/9: The Vogue, Indianapolis, IN
5/10: The Machine Shop, Flint, MI
5/11: Mojoes, Joliet, IL
5/12: House of Blues, Cleveland, OH
5/14: The Venue, Fargo, ND
5/15: Wooly’s, Des Moines, IA
5/16: Pop’s, Sauget, IL
5/17: Bourbon Theatre, Lincoln, NE
5/18: Cain’s Ballroom, Tulsa, OK
5/20: Fox Theatre, Boulder, CO
5/21: Fox Theatre, Boulder, CO
5/23: Rialto Theatre, Tucson, AZ
5/24: The Roxy, Los Angeles, CA
5/25: The Canyon Club, Agoura Hills, CA
5/26: The Catalyst, Santa Cruz, CA










source: Opeth



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