Archive | April, 2016

Watch Eagles of Death Metal Open Bouncy House Business on 'Conan'

Eagles of Death Metal have a lucrative side business in Los Angeles, the band said in a comedy sketch Thursday: bouncy houses.  “Our passion for bouncy houses turned into a cash cow,” frontman Jesse Hughes said in the hilariously earnest infomercial for a new venture called “Bouncy Houses of Eagles of Death Metal… Source: RollingStone Link: Watch […]

Tom DeLonge on Blink-182: 'We Do Have a Future Together'

Tom DeLonge elaborated on his statement to Rolling Stone that he’s still in Blink-182, the guitarist said in a lengthy Facebook message. The update arrives after the band announced their new album California, which will feature original members Mark Hoppus and Travis Barker as well as Alkaline Trio’s Matt Skiba in DeLonge’s… Source: RollingStone Link: Tom DeLonge […]

Watch Eric Church's Nod to Music Geeks in 'Record Year' Video

When Eric Church gifted fans his surprise album back in November –with zero advance warning whatsoever – he did it so they could discover Mr. Misunderstood with the same joy he sings about on songs like “Record Year,” the video for which premiered today. Church also didn’t want any critical… Source: RollingStone Link: Watch Eric […]

Weekend Rock Question: What Is the Best Blink-182 Song?

Blink-182 re-emerged this week with their new single “Bored to Death” and dates for a huge summer amphitheater tour. They’ve played a handful of shows with new guitarist Matt Skiba, but for the majority of the public this will be their first chance to see the new lineup. They have’t performed with… Source: RollingStone Link: Weekend Rock […]

Zappa Family Trust Threatens Dweezil Zappa Over Band Name

This summer, Dweezil Zappa and his backing band will once again perform the music of his father Frank Zappa on a nationwide tour, but unlike the past decade, the guitarist will be playing under a different moniker. Instead of Zappa Plays Zappa, the touring unit will now be dubbed Dweezil Zappa… Source: RollingStone Link: Zappa Family […]

Local Natives Debut Yearning Single 'Past Lives'

Local Natives expand into stadium-sized rock with new single “Past Lives,” their first material since their 2013 LP Hummingbird. The indie-rock quintet blends acoustic and programmed drums with throbbing synth pads and rich vocal harmonies, pleading, “Save me from the prime of my life / I’ll try to carry you home… Source: RollingStone Link: Local Natives […]

Drake's New 'Views' Look All Too Familiar

Drake’s fourth album arrives at a time when the pop world is still in a state of shock, reeling from the tragedy of Prince’s death and the triumph of Beyoncé’s return. Yet if Views is not the cohesive, genre-redefining revelation that some hoped it might be, the blame lies with… Source: RollingStone Link: Drake's New […]