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New shoes, Going platinum, Love hates Grohl's money, and Comic-to-flim

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


Linkin Park's new sh*t kicking boots
Linkin Park's new sh*t kicking boots

New shoes


If you’re in the market for some new sh*t kicking boots, you may want to check out Linkin Park’s latest submission to the world of footwear. The limited edition Sebago boots will run you $250 … and they only come in one color … black. But they look pretty sweet … The calf-high lace up boots are very similar to what you might find on a soldier at boot camp. It’s a mix of shiny black leather with some of what looks to be breathable patch of heavy duty fabric. Proceeds of the sales go to Linkin Park’s charity Music for Relief which is devoted right now to helping victims of Hurricane Sandy. Meanwhile the band says their first four albums have been re-mastered for iTunes with some exclusive tracks found on each.


Going platinum


Skillet’s 2009 album Awake just hit platinum status … which means they’ve sold over 1,000,000 copies. That’s a big deal. They’re the third rock band to receive the honor in 2012. As for the future, the band promises some powerful anthems for their next record.


Courtney Love looking for Dave's money
Courtney Love looking for Dave's money

Love hates Grohl's money


Courtney Love is going after Dave Grohl’s money, saying that she is owed some of that “lost Nirvana revenue.” In another attempt to force herself into relevancy, the Hole front woman and wife of the late nirvana front man Kurt Cobain, Love tells ABC News that she’s appointed a banker friend to see what, if anything, can be snatched from Grohl … because, you know, he’s still putting out records and documentaries, and touring … He’s not just on Twitter start crap with any Tom, Dick or Harry. Meanwhile, Love says that she will release some solo material with a song titled “This Is War” expected out February 7th. We’ll see if that happens.




Corey Taylor is talking up the forthcoming House of Gold and Bones comic book that is expected out in April. The Stone Sour front man says the comic series will help bring about a script for a possible movie about the concept. It won’t be just one film, but two full-length movies. The first comic issue is due out April 17th. The second House of Gold and Bones album doesn’t have a firm release date yet, but we’ll keep you posted.


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