Stone Temple Pilots News 

Stone Temple Pilots Alter Name For ‘High Rise’ Release With Chester Bennington

Stone Temple Pilots will be shaking things up just a little bit in anticipation of their upcoming EP, High Rise, with Linkin Park’s Chester Bennington. As of now, they will be calling themselves, descriptively enough, Stone Temple Pilots With Chester Bennington. Although the group hasn’t spoken officially about the name change, it seems like it could be a response to singer Scott Weiland’s comments about his former bandmates’ decision to replace him. High Rise is due out on October 8. You can purchase a CD and buy concert tickets here….

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KROQ Almost Acoustic Xmas - Day 1 News 

Scott Weiland Talks Stone Temple Pilots Lawsuit, Chester Bennington Replacement

Scott Weiland has finally spoken about the drama between him and his former band, Stone Temple Pilots. Earlier this year, STP fired the singer due to his constant tardiness and on-going battle with drug addiction. They then filed a lawsuit against Weiland for playing STP material during solo concerts and using the band’s name to promote his new career. Things got even messier when Weiland counter-sued, claiming the lawsuit was illogical since he founded the group and co-wrote much for their music. Now, in an interview with Blabbermouth, the singer shares…

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the frail Guest Blogs News 

GUEST BLOG: Never Giving Up

Being in a band is probably the hardest thing I have ever done. Now you’re probably thinking, “WTF all you have to do is learn an instrument and have fun,,,” While this is true, it’s not true for all. When I first started playing music I was around 4 years old, I had a band called Elf Tiger w/ my pre-school buddy and wrote songs called Diamonds In The Sky & 79 Drums 79 Bombs. Now those were the days! I could just yell and bang on pots and no…

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Geoff Rickly ‘Darker Matter’ Stream

Geoff Rickly has released his second mixtape, Darker Matter for free download. In a blog post, Rickly expresses gratitude to his family, friends, and fans, and explains this mixtape is a documentation of his difficult year. Check out the album and his recent blog post after the jump. You can purchase a CD or buy concert tickets here. Please follow and like us:

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pussy riot News 

Jailed Pussy Riot Member Hospitalized On 7th Day Of Hunger Strike

For Maria Alekhina of the female punk band Pussy Riot, hunger is no game. She was hospitalized on the 7th day of her hunger strike which she describes as a persecution campaign against her. Alekhina and her bandmates were arrested last year for “hooliganism motivated by religious hatred” for an impromptu punk protest against Vladimir Putin in Moscow’s main cathedral. The members were given two year sentences. Alekhina was set to attend her parole hearing last week in hopes of an early release, like bandmate Samutsevich who was released on…

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Like A Storm Album Reviews News 

SHOW REVIEW: Like a Storm Elgin, IL

It’s 10:30pm at The Highlands and the energy from the audience is one of excitement and pure joy as lead singer for Like a Storm, Chris Brooks, comes on stage with their signature instrument the didgeridoo. He uses this to start all their shows before leading into the hit “Chemical Infatuation.” It is evident that this is a band that genuinely puts forth the effort to show their appreciation for their supporters, such as when they let a fan use the stage as a platform to propose to his girlfriend,…

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Falling in Reverse News 

Falling In Reverse Interview With Live Nation

Falling in Reverse hung out with Live Nation last night for an installment of “Two Things” where the band had to reveal…you guessed it…two things! While neither are totally shocking, the guys seem pretty excited at what the next few months have in store for them. To hear the two ‘shocking’ confessions made by frontman Ronnie Radke and his bandmates, just scroll below! Please follow and like us:

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Iwrestledabearonce News 

Iwrestledabearonce Confirm New Singer, Announce New Album

 Iwrestledabearonce have announced that they are recording a new album and new vocalist Courtney LaPlante has joined the band permanently. Check out a press release after the jump. Please follow and like us:

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Deftones News 

Deftones’ Bassist Chi Cheng Passes Away

Deftones’ bassist, Chi Cheng has passed away. After a bad car accident in 2008, during which he was not wearing a seatbelt and was ejected from the car, he was left in a coma. You can read a message from Cheng’s family after the jump. Our condolences go out to friends, family, bandmates and all the lives he touched. Please follow and like us:

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The Gaslight Anthem News 

The Gaslight Anthem Release ‘Every Word Handwritten’ Documentary

  The Gaslight Anthem have released a documentary called Every Word Handwritten, which focuses on their last record. You can check it out here and see what the band had to say about the documentary after the jump. Please follow and like us:

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