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The Seeds' Sky Sunlight Saxon Dies- Phish Joy- Manager Sues Over Tom Waits Book- Def Leppard Day Declared- Creed TV- Randy Rhodes Film Preview and more


06/26/2009
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(antiMusic) With the news of Michael Jackson's death other music news stories took a back burner on Thursday, so today's Day in Rock and quicks are shorter than usual. Here is what we do have:

More sad news and a follow up to a story from yesterday, The Seeds' Sky Sunlight Saxon passed away on Thursday morning at 9:10am. According to his official website Sabrina Saxon and Joshua Aquarian were at his side and he passed peacefully and with no pain. Read a little about this cult rocker and watch a video at The Music's Over

With the first leg of their summer tour now in the history books, Phish has announced the title of its first studio album in five years. "Joy," a ten song set, is due later this summer on the band's own JEMP Records.more

Herb Cohen, former record executive and manager for Tom Waits has sued journalist Barney Hoskyns and Random House, his publisher, for $1 million over claims allegedly made in Hoskyns' "Lowside of the Road, A Life of Tom Waits."more

A 10-minute trailer for "Randy Rhoads: Last Train Home" (working title), the long-awaited documentary film on the life of celebrated rock guitarist Randy Rhoads (Ozzy Osbourne, Quiet Riot), can be viewedhere

Friday, June 26 has been proclaimed "Def Leppard Day" in the town of Hamburg, New York by virtue of a unanimous vote Monday by a bemused Town Board.more

With news that he recently joined the ranks of Bleeding Through, guitarist Dave Nassie has confirmed that he is leaving No Use For A Name. "I just wanted to take this time to thank all the No Use friends, family, and fans for all your love and support for the past 10 years. I am sure most everyone by this time knows, but I will no longer be found on stage right guitar. I have truly enjoyed and appreciated all the years making music, life long friends, and records with such a talented group of people." more

Whitney Houston's album, set for September 1, 2009 worldwide release on Arista Records, will be titled "I Look To You". Damn, we were hoping for "Clive Ass Turkey".

The Killers are planning to record an album of cover songs before the end of the year. "It's something that we've always talked about doing and we're still talking about," singer Brandon Flowers told NME.more

The Death Weather have announced they will play the 2009 Glastonbury festivalmore

Over The Rainbow will return to Russia and post-Soviet territories in September/October for another headlining tour. Confirmed dates are here

The Burning has parted ways with guitarist Rasmus Normand and replaced him with Alex Kjeldsen (ex-DAWN OF DEMISE).more

A brand new Megadeth track entitled "Headcrusher" is available for listening by calling Megadeth mainman Dave Mustaine's number (866.597.6342) at TheLiveLine, a service he launched that enables musicians to connect to their audience over the phone.more

Creed will appear on the Fox News morning show "Fox and Friends" this morning (Friday 6/26) around 8:00 am est as part of the show's summer concert series. The show is set to start at 5:00 am, an hour earlier than usual for a special edition in remembrance of Michael Jackson. more -



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