Paul's Boutique Burns Down- Def Alice- Decemberists on Top- Spill Canvas Hiatus- Decrepit Reunion- Corrosion Of Conformity Writing New Songs- Anthrax Slam- more

01/24/2011
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The Day in Rock Digest for 1/24/11: The site immortalized on the cover of the Beastie Boys' album 1989 "Paul's Boutique" (99 Rivington Street in Manhattan, NY) reportedly caught on fire and burned down last Thursday more

Def Leppard vocalist Joe Elliott will be interviewed on the Wednesday, January 26th broadcast of Nights With Alice Cooper. more

The Spill Canvas are taking a break. It's unclear when, or even if, they'll reunite. "The band is on a bit of a hiatus," drummer Joe Beck responded to questions on Facebook from the Argus Leader. more

The Decemberists' new album "The King Is Dead" is on track to debut at No. 1, with perhaps around 70,000 sold by week's ending Sunday, Jan. 23 according to industry sources. more

The reunited classic "Animosity" lineup of Corrosion Of Conformity - Mike Dean (bass, vocals), Woody Weatherman (guitar) and Reed Mullin (drums) - has been "writing new songs and jamming some recently," Weatherman says in a new online posting. "It looks like we're gonna do a few shows this summer as a three-piece and probably record stuff as well." more

Gaslight Anthem singer Brian Fallon has started a new side project, The Horrible Crowes, along with British musician Ian Perkins. more

Decrepit Birth, have been rejoined by original bassist Derek Boyer (also of Suffocation). Boyer, who continue as a full-time member of Suffocation, replaces Joel Horner. more

Bonded By Blood and Lazarus A.D. will co-headline a European tour in March more

Voodoo Johnson have a new singer: Nik Taylor-Stoakes, formerly with Vallenbrosa. more

Former Megadeth guitarist Marty Friedman has scheduled a string of European solo tour dates more

Anthrax will co-headline the Pulp Summer Slam 11: Resurrection on April 30, 2011 at the Amoranto Stadium in Manila, Philippines. The 15-hour event will be co-headlined by Hellyeah and Death Angel, and will include around 30 other bands. more

Decapitated will be entering RG Studio in Gdansk, Poland on February 9th to begin recording their fifth studio album. more

Vengeful entered the studio last November with producer Chris Donaldson (Cryptopsy, The Last Felony, Neuraxis) to begin recording its third album for an early 2011 release. more

Oh, Manhattan will be touring the Southeast with The Murder And The Harlot. more

Due to his "very busy schedule," bassist Jeroen Paul Thesseling (Pestilence, Obscura) has been forced to leave Mayan, the new band featuring Epica guitarist/songwriter Mark Jansen alongside Jack Driessen (ex-After Forever) and Frank Schiphorst. more

This coming Thursday January 27th will be the first ever "Nashville Pussy's Winter Hoedown". The show takes place at the Masquerade in Atlanta, GA at the Masquerade and features Bigfoot, Stone Mountain Freeway, Six Shot Revival and of course the one and only Nashville Pussy. more

Adamantium, who broke up in 2001, will apparently play two reunion shows this spring (dates and venues have yet to be confirmed). more

On this day in 1962, Brian Epstein signed a management deal with The Beatles. Epstein was to receive 25% of the bands gross earnings; the normal management deal was 10%.

On this day in 1978, workers at EMI's record pressing plant refused to press copies of The Buzzcocks forthcoming release "What Do I Get" because of the title of the B-side, "Oh S***."

On this day in 1979, The Clash released their first single in the U.S., "I Fought The Law," which was written by Sonny Curtis of Buddy Holly's Crickets.

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