Van Halen's new mascot, the Robot Zombie
Music News from the Rock Station, 92-7 WQLZ by Bishop
“Robot Zombie Tour”
All those rumors about Van Halen fighting with each other are not true, according to front man David Lee Roth. He says the band is a bit tired but they still like each other. The rumors got so loud that Roth had to post a video on the band’s Facebook Page responding to the reports that fights are what’s leading to the band postponing dates after the end of June. The reason for the postponement? Roth says that the band overscheduled the tour. He jokes that the schedule has been “sidelined for unnecessary roughness.” He also goes on to say if there wasn’t a break, the tour would turn into the “Robot Zombie Tour.” That actually sounds pretty bad ass and I’d pay top dollar for that one.
Butler on Ward
In another story that keeps unfolding, a member of Black Sabbath finally is coming out to talk about the Bill Ward issue. Bassist Geezer Butler says the whole thing is “a bit of a soap opera on the Internet.” Butler took to his website, no the Internet, and wrote that for one show, original drummer Bill Ward wanted an unrealistic amount of money … so much that Butler thought it was a joke. Ward persists that he is simply asking for fair compensation.
In stores today
It’s New Music Tuesday and that means that you’ll be able to pick up copies of Slash’s new album Apacolyptic Love and Garbage also has a new one out today called Not Your Kind of People. Also out today: Smile Empty Soul’s 3’s and The Cult’s Choice of Weapon.
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