My Chemical Romance Lose Member- Fishbone Sued Over Stage Dive- Nightwish Singer Pregnant- John Lennon Car Ad Excuse- Free Sabbath Geezer Song and more
Fishbone is being sued in Philly because the singer took a stage dive and fractured a woman's skull and broke her collarbone. You can check out a local TV news report here
NME reports: John Lennon's son Sean has said his mother Yoko Ono allowed video footage of the former Beatle to be used in a car advert to keep him "in the public consciousness". Responding to criticism about the advert on his Twitter page, Sean Ono Lennon denied that his mother allowed Lennon to appear in the campaign for money reasons, instead stating that it was an attempt to keep him in the public eye. more. Sure and we need a car TV ad to remember one of the most famous rock stars in history? Doesn't pass the smell test.
Pearl Jam sideband alert: BRAD and Friends Plus Special Guests Satchel and the Hank Khoir will be playing Seattle's Showbox at the Market on Wednesday, April 14th. Featuring: Shawn Smith / Jeff Ament / Bruce Fairweather / Greg Gilmore / Kevin Wood / Steve Fisk. Brad will perform new material from their forthcoming record "Best Friends?" more
Vampires Everywhere have inking a worldwide deal with Century Media Records. The group will issue a 2-song EP, Lost In The Shadows, on April 13th and will be exclusively available at all 685 Hot Topic locations nationwide. Look for the band's first full-length album this summer.
Nightwish singer Anette Olzon tells fans, "Last autumn in the middle of my demo recordings of my solo album, I started to feel very, very tired and also nauseated. I took a pregnancy test and guess if me and my bf was really surprised to see that I had gotten pregnant." more
Black Sabbath star Geezer Butler is offering fans a free song download to celebrate his website relaunch. "Available now for free download is the Geezer track, "Beach Skeleton". Astute Geezer fans will note that Beach Skeleton was the bonus track on the Japanese version of the 1997 album "Black Science". Beach Skeleton was never available anywhere else (legally, anyway) outside of Japan until now. You can download the track" here
Equilibrium just announced the addition of Robse as their new singer. Robse will be the permanent replacement for Helge Stang who left the band recently more
AFI and Slacker Radio have launched Radio AFI, a internet radio station featuring songs from the long-running California quartet as well as artists that have inspired their sound and associated commentary from AFI band members. more
The list of 2010 Juno Award nominees (the Canadian equivalent of the US Grammy Awards) were announced this morning and Rush and Iron Maiden were nominated in the Music DVD Of The Year category. more
According to Ben Weasel's Twitter feed, his band Screeching Weasel has been banned from the House of Blues venues owned by Disney in Anaheim and Orlando. "It's weird. Necromatix & Bad Religion? No problem! SW? Apparently offensive! I'm dangerous! Finally! Also, this means no HOB Anaheim. Honestly I'm kind of tickled. I'm a square, churchgoing father of 2 from the suburbs who golfs & fishes." more
Deftones announced the track listing to their forthcoming album Diamond Eyes, which hits stores on May 18th. Here you go: