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Tag Archives: Cheap Trick

Dave Grohl Brings Sound City Players To New York

Posted by on February 14, 2013

There are few current  musicians that could direct a documentary, make an album with some of their musical idols, and then get them play shows to promote the film and subsequent soundtrack: Jay Z. His wife. Taylor Swift. Mumford. His Sons. And of course Dave Grohl, who brought his Sound City Players to New York’s Hammerstein […]

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Guns N’ Roses To Co-Headline This Year’s Rocklahoma, Along With Alice In Chains And Korn

Posted by on February 13, 2013

Last week, Guns N’ Roses surprised many when announcing an appearance at this year’s Governer’s Ball. Well as it turns out, that wasn’t the only festival performance in the works as Axl Rose and his new gunners have also been confirmed for this year’s Rocklahoma. Taking place on May 24, 25 and 26 at “Catch […]

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Dave Grohl’s Sound City Players Announce NYC Show

Posted by on February 2, 2013

When we saw the first NYC screening of Sound City, a rep from Variance Films (who was on hand to introduce the film) joked how disappointed we likely were that Dave Grohl wasn’t there. In fact, Grohl was in L.A. for both a separate screening and for a show with his “Sound City Players,” who […]

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Rock On The Range Lineup Announced; Korn Playing With Head

Posted by on January 23, 2013

The lineup for the 2013 Rock on the Range festival has been announced for May 17-19. While it’s taking place again in Columbus OH, you could be forgiven for thinking that it’s taking place in the Pacific Northwest in the ’90s, as Alice In Chains and Soundgarden are among the headliners. Other ’90s-era bands playing […]

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Anthrax Reveal Details On Covers EP, “Anthems”

Posted by on January 16, 2013

It’s been long known that Anthrax was recording a handful of covers. However, it was Rob Caggiano who informed us that the covers were to be included as part of Worship Music’s reissue. But as Caggiano’s departure proves, a lot of things can change within the course of a few months. Further proof is that […]

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Dave Grohl’s Collaboration With Corey Taylor Makes Its Way Online

Posted by on January 16, 2013

What does a song featuring Dave Grohl, Slipknot/Stone Sour singer Corey Taylor, Cheap Trick guitarist Rick Nielsen and Kyuss bassist Scott Reeder sound like? Well, now we know the answer. BBC Radio 1 recently premiered the collaboration recorded for the soundtrack to Grohl’s Sound City documentary. And thanks to Antiquiet, a quality audio rip of […]

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Dave Grohl Enlists Members Of Slipknot And Rage Against The Machine For “Sound City Players” Show

Posted by on January 9, 2013

Last month, Dave Grohl revealed plans to perform at the Sundance Film Festival on January 18 with a band of “Sound City Players” in support of his new documentary. It was already a safe bet that the band and guest appearances would be made up of appear in the film and soundtrack. But now we […]

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Dave Grohl’s ‘Sound City Mix Tapes’ Found At Random Locations

Posted by on April 5, 2012

As you probably know by now, Dave Grohl has been working on a documentary about the Sound City Studios in Van Nuys, CA (where many classic albums, like Nirvana’s Nevermind, were recorded). And for the past few weeks, it would appear that the Foo Fighters frontman/former Nirvana drummer has been doing some unique viral marketing. […]

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Aerosmith To Tour North America With Cheap Trick

Posted by on March 26, 2012

While frontman Steven Tyler isn’t busy on American Idol, he’s working with Aerosmith a new album (their first record of new material since 2001’s Just Push Play). And while a release date is still pending, it looks like Tyler and his bandmates will be spending time together on the road this Summer. Aerosmith will be […]

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What Has Eight Necks And Is Awkward?

Posted by on March 22, 2012

To Biohazard’s credit, they did their best. Last month on Fuse, the band were invited to play the Rock Ock, the world’s largest multi-necked stringed instrument. The 40-pound monstrosity was designed by DGN Custom Guitars after being commissioned by the National Guitar Museum for their traveling exhibit, “Guitar: The Instrument That Rocked The World.” It is […]

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