The new Horrors album "Skying" is streaming on their website,
Way different than their previous efforts but really good! Cant wait to see them live again.
pretty well written article about the close kinship between the rise of the rave scene (and eventually - "electronica") and the growth of the internet as a resource.
How The Internet Transformed The American Rave Scene : The Record : NPR
...The web had grown rapidly in the mid-'90s it wasn't just the province of university students anymore and raves started showing up on the mainstream's radar. The U.S. major labels began pushing "electronica" as music that could be consumed in album form by rock fans. It worked, sort of Prodigy went to #1 with The Fat of the Land and acts like The Chemical Brothers, Roni Size/Reprazent and Fatboy Slim did well...
Nick Oliveri: Queens of Stone Age Singer, Nick Oliveri, Arrested for Domestic Violence - latimes.com
No mention of the fact that he's no longer with the band...The singer and bass player for the popular rock band "Queens of the Stone Age," Nick Oliveri, was arrested after a five hour standoff in Hollywood Tuesday night.
Police were called to the rocker's Hollywood home in the 900 block of Hobart Boulevard shortly after 5 o'clock after receiving a domestic violence call.
Armed Man Surrenders to Police after Hostage Situation at Hollywood Home Armed Man Surrenders to Police after Hostage Situation at Hollywood Home
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SWAT officers surrounded the home after learning that a female hostage was being held inside, according to LAPD Commander Andrew Smith. That hostage, identified as Oliveri's girlfriend, was released about 8:30 p.m. unharmed, Smith said.
Investigators say the couple had gotten into an argument Monday night, but Oliveri left the home before police arrived. He reportedly returned Tuedsay and the two got into an argument.
Oliveri was arrested around 10:30 p.m. on suspicion of domestic violence.
Brian E from the Velvet Underground to Burial | Music | The Guardian
Good read.The former Roxy Music synth twiddler's fingerprints are all over hits by U2, Coldplay and David Bowie, but he's most fascinated by musicians who 'don't completely understand their territory'
National Metal Day ::Metal News ::antiMusic.com
You can rock all Rocktober but get ready to Bang Your Head in November as Vh1 classic is launching The 11 Days of Metal on November 1st leading to National Metal Day on 11-11-11. Here are the details the network sent over:
VH1 Classic proclaims 11-11-11 as "National Metal Day," a day-long celebration of all things metal. The metal bonanza begins November 1, 2011 with metal-focused concerts, specials, movies and videos each night leading up to grand finale on 11-11-11. On "National Metal Day" catch the premiere of Banger Films' groundbreaking documentary series, "Metal Evolution" at 10 PM ET/PT.
Kicking off the countdown to "National Metal Day," VH1 Classic will program "The 11 Days of Metal" beginning November 1, 2011, featuring one of metal's most influential artists each night. Artists including Black Sabbath, Judas Priest, Metallica, Lemmy, Motley Crue and more will be showcased in various VH1 Classic concerts and specials.