The WQLZ Music Minute--Music news written by Bishop for 92.7 WQLZ, The Rock Station
Metallica steps in for Green Day
Metallica is stepping up to stand in for the ailing Green Day during the October 27th appearance at the Voodoo Music and Arts Experience in New Orleans. Green Day had to drop out because Billy Joe Armstrong is still in rehab for alcohol abuse. Metallica’s Kirk Hammet said that the band will do whatever it takes to help Green Day get better.
Frances Bean Cobain's reaction after hearing the story
Angry solo album
Former Pantera front man Phil Anselmo is talking about his forthcoming solo attempt. Anselmo says that it’s an angry, angry album. Walk Through Exits Only is due out early next year. When asked why he is doing a solo album, he said he loves “extreme music, underground music, whether it be grindcore, death metal, thrash, black metal” or whatever … he finds a lot of beauty in that kind of raw music and he is doing the new album out of pure need for himself.
Home invader arrested
She had no idea who the dude was—that’s the response from Frances Bean Cobain, the daughter of long-time deceased Nirvana front man Kurt Cobain and Courtney Love. The story is that Frances Bean was away from the house and had a house sitter taking care of things. When the house sitter came into the house Saturday, she came upon a 20-something who said he had permission from Frances Bean to be in the house. The house sitter didn’t believe it and called police. According to reports, the dude was using Frances Bean’s washer and dryer and eating her food. He was eventually arrested.
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