It’s a rock star heavy weight bout and Nikki Sixx says the winners are the audience as Kiss and Motley Cruet take to the road this summer. That tour kicks off today. Expect nothing but hits and what Sixx says is a bombastic live performance from beginning to end. The band’s will be at the Verizon Wireless Amphitheater August 27th and up in Tinley Park September 9th.
Iconic studio documentary
Though the release date has not yet been set, the preview (see video below) has been posted of Dave Grohls forthcoming documentary. The Foo Fighters’ front man’s directorial debut is about the studio his former band Nirvana recorded their 1991 album Nevermind. Featured in the preview are a slew of artists who have recorded in the Sound City Studios. With names like Trent Reznor, Butch Vig, Tom Petty, John Fogerty, Josh Homme from Queens of the Stone Age, Slipknot’s Corey Taylor and others, this is going to be one intense feature. We’re also expecting a huge collaboration of a some big artists recording on Sound City’s iconic sound board. We’ll let you know when the film will be released.
Flea solo album
Flea is taking a reprieve from The Red Hot Chili Peppers to release a solo album he says will help out charity. The bassist notified fans this week via Twitter that Helen Burns will help out musical education programs for school-aged kids. What’s the album gonna be like? Flea says it will be “trippy freakout,” whatever the hell that means.
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