Music News For The Week Of January 5, 2014!
If you have been following Pop Evil this is the third installment of their Onyx album Onyx trilogy. The first two songs were Trenches and Deal With The devil. You can catch those here: http://web.archive.org/web/20150501010935/http://popevil.com/home/
Black Sabbath has partnered with Converse to have a new collection of sneakers, including their logo and album covers such as paranoid. They will cost around $70. They will be available at selected Journey stores or you can buy them at http://www.converse.com
Motley Crue will be announcing their farewell tour on January 28, in Los Angeles. It’s being billed as RIP: All Bad Things Must Come To An End. But like most bands they usually find a way to come back so let’s see.
Adrian Vandenberg (former guitarist for Whitesnake), will be releasing a new album with his new band Vandenberg Moonkings. He had asked David Coverdale to participate, which he does. The song is Sailing Ships. The band has released a couple of teaser videos if you want to know what they sound like. Album comes out February 24. You can check it out here: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KywpeORasjo, http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cjIZUyP9xBw&feature=youtu.be
Heart will be releasing Fanatic Live From Caesar’s Coliseum, filmed and recorded in Windsor, Ontario. It will come out on CD and DVD on February 25.
The Allman Brothers Band took quite a hit this week when both Warren Hayes and Derek Trucks announced that they were leaving the group at the end of the year. Haynes will continue with Gov’t Mule and Trucks with the Tedeschi/Trucks Band. No word if the Allman Brothers band will replace them or how they will continue.
Jimmy Page has a lost track that recently was discovered. He saw a commercial and this was on and he recognized it when the solo hit. Here is Page playing the solo while he was a session player on the Fenman. You can listen to it here: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_vBUAG6kykE
Winger will be releasing a new album this Spring called Better Days Are Coming.
If you are planning on seeing Lamb Of God this tour, you won’t be seeing guitarist Mark Morton. He will be dealing with a family emergency. Filling in for him will be Paul Waggoner of Between The Buried And Me.
John Varvatos teamed up with KISS for the launch of his Spring/Summer campaign. Some pretty cool live shots of the band in suits. You just have to put aside the usual BS that the band dishes out on things like this. You can check it out here: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=slaZDsRkysA
A new Biopic about Greg Allman called Midnight Rider, will feature actor William Hurt as him.
Dream Theater announced an IOS App called, Dreamtheater360. It will offer fans, yes you guessed, a 360 interactive experience. It costs $9.99.
Both Motorhead and The Cult will be joining Coachella this year. Get more info here: http://www.coachella.com/
Black Label Society released an ad for their up and coming release, Catacombs Of The Black Vatican. It comes out on April 8th. Here is the clip: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fN13Pp5EJWs
Last week’s Rockucation question was: Who wrote the song All The Young Dudes for Mott The Hoople? The answer comes to us from Richard Aubin, Jackson, NJ. The answer was David Bowie.
John Regan, bass player for Frehley’s Comet, Peter Frampton and many others, has a new radio show on Premier Radio Broadcast. The show is called Café Italia, starting today and every Sunday at 11 am on WKIP 1450 AM. He will be co-hosting with Vinnie Lombardi. You can also stream it here: http://www.1450wkip.com/main.html
George Thorogood And The Destroyers announced a tour andyou can get dates here: http://www.georgethorogood.com/index.php?option=com_wrapper&view=wrapper&Itemid=265
Dee Snider’s helping promote the Twister Sister Documentary to raise funds for it. You can hear is message here: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ElvpH4Xb7sk
Non Point will be recording their January 31st show at the Club Revolution in Fort Lauderdale, FL for a DVD.
Tom Keifer has released a promo video for his solo album. You can watch it here: https://youtu.be/q2XxBCTeaac
Blackberry Smoke announced a tour, dates are here: https://www.blackberrysmoke.com/tour.html
Motorhead’s management company, Singer Entertainment is looking for musicians to form a new band. They are looking for a guitarist, a bass player and a drummer to team up with Joe Colover. Interested players are invited to submit their demo package to Tiffany Grant at Singer Entertainment by way of email at email@example.com
The Grateful Dead are doing The Dead Covers Project 2014. You can find out details here for you to submit yours. Details are here: http://www.dead.net/dead-covers-project?intcmp=home/carousel2
Jettblack is also promoting a pledge drive for their next album, if you want to help you can find the info in their pledge video: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=l7MtaR6O9oo&list=UUGaW6NeHMOfV7ShipiwlLOg
There is a band called Lionize who is on the Jetpack soundtrack. It comes out February 18. You can check it out here: http://lionizemusic.com/home.php/2014/lionize-announce-feb-18-release-date-for-jetpack-soundtrack/
Rumor has it that Paul McCartney and Ringo Starr will be making an appearance on The David Letterman Show to celebrate the Beatles 50th Anniversary invading America. It would be February 7th the same day the arrived back in the day.
Check out the band 68-75, they are on Spotify, iTunes etc. Great band. Here is their Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/6875rocks
Eden has just released a video for the song called NVRMRN. You can check it out here: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ujNQr7GqvEk&feature=youtu.be
Hillbilly Herald just came out with a new website, you can check it out here: http://www.hillbillyherald.com/
Adrenaline Mob released a lyric video for Feel The Adrenaline. The album called Men Of Honor comes out on February 24. You can watch the video here: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=POkqQxFu1Nc#t=10
The M3 Festival has announced it’s line up for this year. Check it out here: http://www.songkick.com/festivals/8901-m3-rock/id/19034259-m3-rock-festival-2014
Don’t forget to catch my last show filling in this Monday 9pm to Midnight on WRIU 90.3 FM or Stream it on WRIU.ORG. Check out Seth’s Rock Addiction! I play new and old and stuff you probably never heard of. Tune in and hear what makes the show great!
This week’s Rockucation question is: This band got their name from a gym teacher in their high school in Jacksonville, Florida. The high school was Robert E. Lee High School.