Filter is a must follow on Facebook & Instagram. The band (lead singer Richard Patrick) has been promoting the release of new single “Take Me to Heaven” on social media and has been letting internet trolls know what he feels about their unwanted criticism.
Archive | January, 2016
Two guys in two huge bands both named Adam stuck House of Pain stickers on their instruments. Beastie Boys Adam “MC Ad Rock” Horovitz stuck a House of Pain sticker on his green Hondo II Professional Guitar. Adam Clayton of U2 also stuck an HOP sticker on one of his “Zooropa” era Fender Precision Basses.
When Pink Floyd released “Animals” in January of 1977, the album had a very strange track listing. It only had a total of 5 songs and two of them Pigs on the Wing (Part 1 & Part 2) were each only 1:25 long. Because of the strange track listing and because of 8-track technology Floyd had to make a special version of Pigs on a Wing by linking part 2 and part 1 with a guitar solo.
Check out this amazing band from England named Rocket Baby Dolls (formerly known as Gothic Plague) featuring Matt Bellamy, Chris Wolstenholme & Dominic Howard. As they got serious the band changed their name to Muse and the rest is history.
I always write stories about band members wearing their own band shirt and how tacky I think it is but I make an exception for the late Glenn Frey as he seemed really proud to be a founding member of The Eagles. Frey proudly wore his bands merch throughout his career.
The latest trend in Rock N’ Roll is to get a tattoo of your recently deceased music idol. Dave Grohl went out and got an “Ace of Spades” tattoo to honor Lemmy & Flea took to his official Instagram to show off his newest tattoo dedicated to Bowie.
David Bowie surprisingly passed away today January 10, 2016. His new secretive album ★ “Blackstar” was just released 2 days earlier on Bowie’s 69th Birthday January 8th. The very first lyrics heard are on the song are: “Look up here, I’m in heaven I’ve got scars that can’t be seen”
On December 28, 2015, just four days after his 70th birthday Lemmy Kilmister of Motörhead died in his two-room apartment two blocks away from his favorite Sunset Strip hangout, the Rainbow Bar and Grill.
In 1967, the BBC commissioned The Beatles to come up with a song with a message understood by everyone for the Our World Broadcast. The band hit the studio on June 14, 1967 a mere 11 days before the live broadcast and wrote and recorded the anthem “All You Need Is Love”.