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Playing This Weekend, You Could Win, Headphone After Party and Laying Down Vocals

The WQLZ Music Minute--Music news written by Bishop for 92.7 WQLZ, The Rock Station


Playing this weekend


Big fan of Shinedown and have a hankering to drive to Memphis this weekend? The singer and guitar player for the band plan to perform an acoustic show at the two-day Hometown Throwdown Festival which kicks off Friday at the New Daisy Theatre. Get details about the show online at After that, Shinedown plans to tour with Three Days Grace and P.O.D.. That two month tour kicks off in Moline, Illinois, February 1st.


You could win


Time’s ticking on when that Dave Grohl documentary is set to premier at the Sundance Film Festival and you have a chance at winning a trip to the festival for the premier. Grohl has teamed up with Acura for the prize, which includes a flight for two to Park City, Utah, hotel accommodations for three nights, plus passes to the screening of Sound City and the Grohl’s Sound City Player’s performance. Go to Acura’s Facebook page to register. The documentary will be available to the public February 1st. The soundtrack is out sometime in March.


Headphone after party


Ozzy's pic

Ozzy's pic from in-studio

Told ya last week about some new headphones that are gonna blow up the headphone market here in the US, and now there’s word they’ll be getting a launch party for the ages! Motorheadphones, endorsed by Motorhead, have been a huge success overseas and now will be unveiled to the US today at the Consumer Electronic Show, then tonight there will be a launch party in Los Vegas at none other than Motley Crue front man Vince Neil’s strip club. Motorhead’s Lemmy will be on hand to introduce the headphones to the US. More details about the headphones can be found online at


Laying down vocals


Ozzy is back in the studio laying down vocals for the new Black Sabbath record. I wonder if he’s using Motorheadphones. The prince of darkness posted a photo from his view facing the microphone and a music stand. Guitarist Tony Iomi says the band recorded fifteen new songs as demos. Now they’re in studio putting the songs down for real. This will be the first Black Sabbath since 1978’s Never Say Die. There’s no word on when the album is due out.


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