Metallica is doing it … why can’t Guns ‘N Roses? News reports indicate that G’NR will have a 3-D movie released in the near future. The band Tweeted back in November that a film crew would capture their performance during their residency in Las Vegas. Now it’s being reported that the band will release that 3-D film later this year. Though the band hasn’t publicly commented on the production details, the filmmakers posted to their Facebook page a 7 minute video of G’NR performing “Paradise City” to a sold out crowd when they celebrated their 25th anniversary of Appetite for Destruction. A release date and track listing has yet to be announced. We’ll keep you posted. Watch the video below or at this link.
iCuatro! premiers this weekend
Speaking of rock movies, Green Day will premier the documentary iCuatro! this weekend at the X Games in Aspen, Colorado. The film follows the band around during the making of their trilogy of albums, conveniently named iUno!, iDos!, and iTre!.
Filter’s Richard Patrick made the announcement the band is with a new record label. Patrick said “we’re excited to enter a new phase of our career with Wind-Up Records. They’re expecting great things from us and we will deliver.” With the announcement, the band says fans can expect a follow up to 2010’s The Trouble With Angels this year with a tour to follow. We’ll keep you posted on details.
Prepare to feel old … This week marks the 30th anniversary of Def Leppard’s Pyromania. The band says it was a labor of love to make the record as a series of blunders kept getting in the way. They had to record in multiple studios because their equipment broke down, original guitarist Pete Willis was replaced by Phil Collen and recording tapes were becoming transparent because of all the overdubs.
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