Foo Fighters Garage Video- Steven Tyler and Red Sox Star for Heroes- Evanescence Dates- The Clash Olympic Theme- Pop Punk's Not Dead?- Spiritualized Illness- more

(FMQB) The Foo Fighters have released a 40 minute documentary of the band's tour of fans' garages from earlier this year. The video was shot at multiple fans' garages throughout the spring, check it out here

(MyFoxBoston.com) What could unite American Idol Judge and Aerosmith frontman Steven Tyler with Red Sox slugger David Ortiz? Motorcycles and community service. The unlikely pair has teamed up to honor our nation's service members, veterans and their families while raising needed funds for the Red Sox Foundation and Massachusetts General Hospital Home Base Program. Tyler and Ortiz are supporting the "Ride for Our Heroes" on September 24 more

(FMQB) Evanescence has recently announced a few early tour dates in support of their upcoming self-titled album in addition to the three preview songs that have been released. The band will perform a one-off show on August 17 in Nashville, two shows in Brazil and Puerto Rico in October, and a number of shows in the U.K. in November with plans for more US and European dates in October. more

(Billboard) According to the BBC, The Clash's seminal punk anthem "London Calling" is being used in commercials counting down the the 2012 Summer Olympics, which are being held in London more

(The 1st Five) New Found Glory is heading out on the Pop Punk's Not Dead Tour with support from Man Overboard, This Time Next Year, The Wonder Years, and Set Your Goals. more

(NME) Spiritualized have cancelled two forthcoming shows, including their headline slot at Standon Calling, on the weekend of August 12-14. The band have also had to pull a show in Sicily because of ongoing medical treatment being received by bandleader J. Spaceman otherwise known as Jason Pierce. more

(LG) Attila will be unable to appear at the Canadian stops of the All Stars Tour, as their singer has been denied entry into Canada. more

(Rock News Desk) Iron Maiden singer Bruce Dickinson says the reality of flying a jet plane hits home sometimes when he's in the cockpit. "You're in an alien place, kept alive by this little cocoon of aluminum, piston engine and fuel," he explains. "It's a mechanical beast you have to look after and sometimes you think, 'I shouldn't be here this is some kind of miracle.' more

(CR) Orange Goblin have announced plans for their annual London Christmas show. This year, it'll happen at The Underworld on Saturday, December 17. Joining them on the bill are Gentlemans Pistols and Sigiriya. more

(Rock News Desk) John Lennon's cowboy hat, which he wore during the Beatles tour of the US in 1965, is expected to make 8,000 at auction next week. more

Narrows and Helms Alee will tour the West Coast briefly in October. more

Rose Funeral's latest full-length, titled "Gates of Punishment," has been slated for a September 27th release via Metal Blade Records. more

On this day in 1962, Singer songwriter Robert Allen Zimmerman legally changed his name to Robert Dylan.
On this day in 1975, The Eagles went to #1 on the U.S. singles chart with "One of These Nights," the group's second U.S. #1 single and the first to chart in the U.K. where it peaked at #23.
On this day in 1977, Sex Pistol, Sid Vicious was fined 125 by a London court after he had been found carrying a knife at the 100 Club Punk Festival last September.
On this day in 1980, The Clash released their single "Bank Robber" after it been available as an import only. The band's record company CBS didn't want to release the record saying it was not commercial enough.
On this day in 1983, James Jamerson died of complications stemming from cirrhosis of the liver, heart failure and pneumonia in Los Angeles, he was 47 years old. As one of The Funk Brothers he was the uncredited bassist on most of Motown Records' hits in the 1960s and early 1970s including songs by Stevie Wonder, The Temptations, Martha and the Vandellas, Marvin Gaye, The Four Tops and The Supremes. He eventually performed on nearly 30 No.1 pop hits. Find out what else happened on this date in music history here

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