Quickies: Ozzy, Tool, Jason Newsted, Iced Earth
You know that new Ozzy studio album you have been hearing about? Well there have been several reports that the Ozzman has settled on a title and release date. Ozzy first new studio album in six years will be called “Down to Earth” and will hit stores on Oct. 16th. Epic records will release the first single to radio on September 4th, the single is called “Gets Me Through”.
Tool has added three dates to their North American tour. Here they are:
9/11 - Grand Rapids, MI - Van Andel Arena
9/15 - Cleveland, OH - CSU Convocation Center
9/16 - Auburn Hills, MI - Palace Of Auburn Hills
Jason Newsted’s new band EchoBrain will make their live debut by closing out Nadine’s Wild Weekend later this month. The power-rock trio features the formar Metallica bass player as well as his childhood friends Brian Sagrafena and Dylan Donkin.
The Wild Weekend features 4 days of music performances from 135 bands at 20 venues across the Bay Area. The festival kicks off Thursday August 16th and runs through Sunday, August 19.
Iced Earth has been added
to the Judas Priest/Anthrax tour which kicks off Friday September 14th
in Los Angeles.