Entries for June, 2010

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Paramore Chick Joins Deftones For “Passenger”

In Roeser, Luxembourg, the Deftones performed their track “Passenger” with support from Hayley Williams of Paramore. Williams filled in for Tool frontman Maynard James Keenan who performed on the album track from White Pony released in 2000.

DC Shoes Drops Lieutenant WR Winter Boot

DC Shoes presents an understated piece of technical footwear design with their forthcoming Lieutenant WR. Completely waterproof, the tonal black upper is comprised of both leather and nylon. A shearling liner ensures warmth in the winter months while a mid-length cushioning system can be seen in the midsole.

Pop Up Records Readies Hum Tribute

Pop Up Records’ forthcoming Hum tribute, Songs of Farewell and Departure: A Tribute To Hum, is coming together.  Some of the artists to sign on for the album include Open Hand, Constants, The Esoteric, Funeral For A Friend and Solar Powered Sun Destroyer.  Find out more at http://www.myspace.com/humtribute.

The Fest IX Scheduled For Halloween 2010

The promoters have officially announced The Fest IX for Halloween weekend 2010. So far no bands have been (officially) confirmed but a early July website launch promises to reveal a “ton of bands.” Pricing will be $65 in advance/ $80 during the Fest weekend.  A band application has been posted on the placeholder website so [...]

Emily Greene Plays “Oceans and Waves” At The Cutting Room

Emily Greene is a present day Lower East side self proclaimed ‘hipster’ with a voice like Peggy Lee and original songs that range from jazz heavy to rock and roll guitar driven. Her debut album, Is This What You Had in Mind   was released digitally on June 1st.  Emily credits the uniqueness of her sound to the [...]

The Kills Cover Velvet Underground For Levi’s

The Kills covered a track by the Velvet Underground, “Pale Blue Eyes,” for their Levi’s Pioneer Sessions recording. Download the cover of “Pale Blue Eyes” for free!

Steven Adler Writes Biography

Former Guns N’ Roses drummer Steven Adler’s biography, ‘My Appetite for Destruction: Sex, Drugs & Guns N’ Roses.’ The book is due July 27 via HarperCollins.   I’m actually pretty psyched to see how coherent this thing is…someone from HarperCollins should send us a copy.

Straight Lines Support Attack Attack! On Tour (2010), Do Video

Fresh off a few dates supporting The Get Up Kids and Elliot Minor, Welsh band Straight Lines are joining Attack Attack! For their tour of Wales. Here are the dates: 30 Jun 2010 Sin City Swansea, Swansea 2 Jul 2010 Cwmaman Hall, Cwmaman 3 Jul 2010 Maesteg Town Hall, Maesteg Watch the video for Straight [...]

Thrill Jockey To Release 77 Boadrum Concert on DVD

On July 7, 2007 (7/7/07), Boredoms held the 77 Boadrum concert in New York’s Brooklyn Bridge Park. The event saw 77 drummers come together for one epic jam. Now, the initial 77 Boadrum concert will be immortalized on DVD. Thrill Jockey will release 77 Boadrum on DVD on September 7. The set will also come [...]