It’s either really cheesy or it’s super romantic, either way it’s getting in the way of the rock! Another couple got engaged on stage at a rock show … this time it was during an Avenged Sevenfold show in Denver at the Red Rocks Amphitheater. This is a few weeks after a couple got engaged on stage during a Machine Head show. In the most recent instance at the A7X show, the groom-to-be arranged with his now-fiance to watch the band from the side of the stage. While the band took part in the ruse, the groom-to-be took his love out and proposed. Yes, there’s pro-shot video of the proposal, including that of M. Shadows talking about how they wanted to do something different and asked for a volunteer, taking the girlfriend out onto center stage, blindfolding her and then lifting the veil to the groom-to-be. It’s so sweet it makes me want to puke!
Ready for some new Nonpoint? The band has a video streaming online featuring the new tune titled “Breaking Skin.” This is on the heels of the revelation the band parted ways with guitarist Dave Lizzio and was replaced by BC Kochmit. The change up, and the new song are indications the new album The Return, the band’s eight studio album, will be out soon. How soon? Well, September 30th soon!
Corgan finishes recording
Speaking of new albums … Smashing Pumpkins have announced they’ve finished recording their new album Moments For an Elegy. Pumpkins front man Billy Corgan says Elegy will be the first of two albums the band plans to release and features Motley Crue’s Tommy Lee on drums. Corgan says that the album has big choruses, probing lyrics and odd twists of melody and guitars. It’s unclear when the album will be out, or what a second album will be titled or even recorded, but it’s sure to make any pumpkins fan’s day.
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