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Foster the People’s Mark Foster Compares Band to MGMT

Foster the People singer Mark Foster says the alternative rock-flavored band are their own genre, and he doesn’t “really know what this genre is, necessarily.”
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Posted 04 Nov 2011 | Alternative, Music, Rock News | 0 Comments

Former Korn Guitarist Brian ‘Head’ Welch: I Still Play Korn Songs Live

Former Korn axeman Brian “Head” Welch is back with a new single, “Paralyzed,” and he’s also recording tracks for a new EP, out spring of 2012.
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Posted 04 Nov 2011 | Metal, Music, Rock News | 0 Comments

Smashing Pumpkins Move Back Oceania Release to Spring 2012

Billy Corgan and the Smashing Pumpkins are pushing back Oceania’s release to spring of 2012. Meanwhile, Gish and Siamese Dream are set to be reissued Nov. 29.
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Posted 03 Nov 2011 | Alternative, Music, Rock News | 0 Comments

The Killers’ Mark Stoermer Releases Solo Album for Free

As the Killers continue to labor away on their fourth studio album, bass player for the alternative rock outfit, Mark Stoermer, is also keeping active readying his debut solo album.
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Posted 03 Nov 2011 | Alternative, Music, Rock News | 0 Comments

The Black Keys: Meet ‘Lonely Boy’ Dance Star Derrick Tuggle

Derrick T. Tuggle, a 48-year-old actor, is grabbing tons of Web attention with his suave steps in the new video for, “Lonely Boy,” from alternative rock band, the Black Keys.
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Posted 02 Nov 2011 | Alternative, Music, Rock News | 1 Comment

Blink-182’s Mark Hoppus Recalls Scary Childhood Stunt

Blink-182’s new-school punk-pop certainly glorifies youth and the idea of never growing up. Band members don’t fight that fact, and bass player Mark Hoppus recently disclosed a “don’t-try-this-at-home” kind of story from his days before attending, “The Rock Show.”
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Posted 02 Nov 2011 | Alternative, Music, Rock News, Show Blog | 0 Comments

Soundgarden’s Chris Cornell: I Was Never Creative While Drinking

Grunge vocalist Chris Cornell says he can hardly believe it’s been 20 years since Soundgarden’s album, Badmotorfinger. But, he rarely dwells on the past.
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Posted 02 Nov 2011 | Alternative, Music, Rock News | 0 Comments