Today's Top Rock News Stories From Across the Web
|Unseen Week: Torn and Shattered (nothing left)|
This song was done in the middle of the
song writing process. The music was done by Tripp our bassist along with
Scott our guitarist. The words to this song dwell on finding strength in
a time of need. It's somewhat slow for The Unseen I guess it's our album
- 'Internal Salvation' hits stores today.
|Cops Bust Prince Show|
The musician, 49, was halfway through his set at the legendary First Avenue nightclub when he announced: "The authorities say we gotta go."
The club, which Prince made famous in his movie Purple Rain, is allowed to stay open until 0300, but the star only took to the stage at 0245 on Sunday.- more on this story
Pratt was dining with his The Hills co-star and fiancee Heidi Montag when the incident at the Beverly Hills Hotel occurred. Pratt claims Madden was angry about comments he was incorrectly reported to have made about Richie's weight. [does she have any weight?]
He tells website In Touch Online, "I was sitting having a quiet lunch with Heidi when Nicole walked in and started pointing at me and then whispering to Joel. "He storms over and starts shouting, 'You've been talking s**t about my girl.' I told him, 'Please can we not do this at the Beverly Hills Hotel. This is ridiculous.' Then he started screaming and calling me names." - the high drama continues here. At least it's more exciting then his last two CDs.
|Moby's Latest Beef|
Speaking through his blog, the vegan dance veteran quoted the UN statistic that livestock breeding and the gases the animals emit is a huge contributor to worldwide the greenhouse gases in the environment.
He writes: "The one thing that still stuns me… is that almost no one in the 'stop global warming' camp talks about the environmental ramifications of animal production. To quote a UN article: ‘rearing cattle produces more greenhouse gases than driving cars.' [yes, but a good steak is a lot tastier than a Honda. Why doesn't be organize a global concert against meat? He could call it Live Stock] - Moby's tirade continues here
|Maroon 5 Carbonated Tour|
The tour is in support of their recently released sophomore album, which debuted at #1 on the Billboard 200, the second highest selling debut of the year according to Soundscan. The band is also partnering with climate change organization Global Cool in order to make the massive production "carbon neutral."
Global Cool will work closely with Maroon 5's production team, management and the boys themselves to reduce the carbon emissions produced by the world tour before offsetting the remaining emissions that cannot be reduced.- more on this story
|Women Should All Be Shot in the Head?|
Superior Court Judge Larry Paul Fidler
had previously decided against allowing the testimony, but he said he reconsidered
when the issue was raised again by the prosecution at the end of its case.
- more on this story
|Bragg Prison Clash|
Jones played The Clash's classic Should I Stay Or Should I Go to an audience of convicted criminals at Wormwood Scrubs prison, before handing out five guitars. Bragg's Jail Guitar Doors organisation, which takes its name from a 1978 Clash B-side aims to reduce re-offending among prisoners by offering an outlet through playing an instrument.- more on this story
This is less than half of the 256,000 first-week tally registered by its predecessor, "Contraband", which landed at No. 1 on The Billboard 200 chart back in June 2004.- more on this story
The last in the series, IRON MAIDEN's performance is a stunning finale to the groundbreaking show. Showcasing the group's new album with an incendiary performance of "Brighter than a Thousand Suns" alongside the classic epic that is "Hallowed be thy Name", IRON MAIDEN shows why it is one of the most popular live bands on the planet right now.- more on this story including a link to a preview. Up the Irons!
"We have just signed a world wide deal
with Ferret Music. We have been friends with the boys over at Ferret for
years now and have always had a great relationship. We look forward to
working together on our upcoming record. We are writing our new record
as of now and hope to be in the studio by the fall.
- more on this story
|Quote of the Week: Saving the Earth With Bad Music|
...there's not really any hiding from the fact that trying to save the environment with a series of global concerts that are estimated to have emitted a total of 31,500 tons of carbon - roughly the same amount as you would if you left your TV on standby for 1,684,498 years - is a bit like someone trying to raise awareness for domestic violence by punching his wife in the face a lot."- A lot more here including how Keane can save the world!
|Reggie And The Full Effect Break Up|
|What To Buy|
Bad Religion - New Maps Of Hell
Against Me! - New Wave
Gogol Bordello - Super Taranta
Reel Big Fish - Monkey's For Nothin' And The Chimps For Free CD/DVD
Unseen - Internal Salvation
V/A - Ska Is Dead
No Use For A Name - All The Best Songs
Gallows - Orchestra Of Wolves (Reissue)
Icarus Line - Black Lives At The Golden Coast- more cds in stores this week plus a contest
|What To Watch|
|Collective Soul Target Deal|
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