Tonight’s the night that Madness comes to town! Springfield’s concert leader, 92.7 WQLZ, The Rock Station, presents the Carnival of Madness! The tour is not only stopping here in Springfield—they’re kicking off their tour from the capital city! The Prairie Capital Convention Center will play host to New Medicine, Cavo, Halestorm, Chevelle and Evanescence! Be sure to be tuned in throughout the day for exclusive updates and interviews from some of the bands. Established in 2010, the tour consists of 23 dates across the county. Let’s be sure to pack the convention center to send the tour off in fine style.
Manson Slams Idol
Someone had to say it! Shirley Manson from Garbage says she’s found a fatal flaw in the popular TV show “American Idol.” She says they create the idea that good voices make great artists. Manson says that she was always into the Patti Smith’s or the Chrissie Hyndes of the world who are the glitz and glam-“Idol” types. She also says that some of the world’s biggest artists today would fail miserably at reality contest like “Idol.”
Jane's Addiction Plans New Album
Jane’s Addiction front man Perry Ferrell says the band will be heading to the studio in the next six months to cut a new album. Fans had to wait a long eight years between albums before they got last years The Great Escape Artist. Now fans don't have to wait nearly as long. Ferrell says that once the band gets off the road, they’ll head directly for the studio.
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