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Tag Archives: Staind

QOTSA, Aaron Lewis have differing opinions of Donald Trump

Posted by on January 30, 2017

The election of Donald Trump is certainly a hot topic now that he’s been inaugurated. Taking the office with the lowest approval rating of a president since the 1940s, many are unhappy with him, yet by signing a flurry of executive orders in his first week in office, he’s sticking to the promises he made […]

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Staind guitarist gives update on Newsted project

Posted by on December 26, 2014

It was just in September when Jason Newsted left the social media world, but now it seems that the Newsted project is definitely on hiatus. In a recent interview guitarist Mike Mushok (who plays with Staind) spoke about the status of Jason Newsted’s band: “The [Newsted] thing really kind of … [Jason] kind of shut it down after we did that run, we […]

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Linkin Park move to self-management

Posted by on December 12, 2014

Linkin Park have parted ways with longtime management group The Collective, and will move management duties closer to home. Mike Shinoda said this about the move: “We’ve decided to bring our management duties inhouse, to directly hire talent to support the innovative ideas the band plans to pursue in the coming years.” This comes soon after their […]

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Aaron Lewis of Staind flubs National Anthem during World Series [Updated]

Posted by on October 26, 2014

Staind frontman Aaron Lewis loves America enough to have “Don’t Tread On Me” tattooed on his neck. He also loves America enough to have been asked to sing the National Anthem for Game 5 of the World Series between the Kansas City Royals and the San Francisco Giants. However, he doesn’t love America enough to […]

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Nonpoint are “Breaking Skin” in new video

Posted by on September 30, 2014

Nonpoint just released a video from their brand new album, The Return. Vocalist Elias Soriano explained “Breaking Skin” to Revolver recently: “It’s about addiction, whether it be food, drugs, sex, lying, or anything, that tends to turn into an itch. You can’t stop scratching it so you break skin. Then, you’re bleeding. You need to get help at that […]

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Here’s an updated list of how much it costs to book your favorite band

Posted by on June 13, 2014

A few weeks ago, website Priceonomics did some number crunching and found out what it would cost to book a number of bands. At the time, we noted that the math was a little bit off, due to the fact that it was through a third party booking agent. We also noted that some of the […]

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Staind’s Aaron Lewis goes on NSFW rant onstage for good reason

Posted by on June 1, 2014

Staind frontman Aaron Lewis went on a profanity-filled outburst onstage yesterday at Kansas City radio station KQRC’s “Rockfest” festival yesterday. During the band’s “Something to Remind You,” Lewis stopped mid-song to admonish concertgoers that were allegedly groping an underage concertgoer. Fan-filmed video captured his rant, which happened in front of a sold-out capacity crowd of […]

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How much would it cost to book your favorite band?

Posted by on May 21, 2014

If you were wondering how much it might cost to book a band, website Priceonomics has got you covered. They’ve done some number crunching via Degy Entertainment, a third party booking agent. They admit up front that since they’re a third party booking agent specializing in college shows, the numbers are most likely inflated. The list […]

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Country Mötley Crüe album track listing proves country artists have crappy taste

Posted by on May 13, 2014

We didn’t necessarily think that the country tribute to Mötley Crüe would be for us. Mainly because it’s a country album. Given, the main difference between the ’80s hair metal that Mötley was a big part of and current country music is pretty much steel pedal guitar. But the track listing to the album has been released, […]

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Monster Energy’s Welcome To Rockville Lineup Features Avenged Sevenfold, The Cult, Rob Zombie, Motörhead and More

Posted by on January 24, 2014

The lineup for the Monster Energy’s Welcome To Rockville 2014 in Jacksonville, Florida has been announced with a load of heavy-hitters in the world of hard rock/heavy metal. The two-day festival will take place on April 26 and 27 in Metropolitan Park. It really is quite the bill, considering you see many of these bands […]

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