Some news on the Tool front … No, it’s not an update on a new album or a forthcoming tour or anything along those lines. It’s a bit more gushy than that. Tool guitarist and artist Adam Jones is engaged. The crazy thing is, he did it live during a WWE pay-per-view event and there’s even video of the proposal. Here’s the deal, just before Royal Rumble 2013 kicked off in Pheonix, the cameras focused on Jones and his girlfriend Korin. Then the cameras focused on the jumbotron where it simply said, “Korin, Adam Jones wants to ask you something … ‘Will you marry me?’” Jones then busts out a ring and she says yes. And the crowd goes wild. Not the most romantic thing, but we wish the happy couple well. Tool will perform at Ozzfest in Japan this may.
Former Korn Guitarist Brian “Head” Welch says it’s about time that he gets back together with the band. Head will join the group back on stage at Rock on the Range this May. He’ll then join them on stage for a few shows in Germany later in the summer.
The latest Soundgarden video for “By Crooked Steps” has that goofy Dave Grohl feel … that’s because it was directed by Dave Grohl. The video shows Soundgarden playing poker to then get up, don some leather biker gang jackets and take to the road. You may think they’re on some big custom hogs, but the camera zooms out to show the band on their own individual segways—you know, those goofy two wheeled stand up scooter looking things? Anyway, they then get followed by a bunch of people as they head into a club where they replace the laptop DJ and start rocking out. The police then show up. You can watch the video below or at this link.
It's called merchandizing
Kid Rock loves him some Harley-Davidson. The company is sponsoring Rock’s “Rebel Soul” tour that kicks off Saturday in Kansas City. Rock will be in Bloomington at the US Cellular Coliseum March 28th. Then, by August 31st, Rock will get to Milwaukee where Harley-Davidson is based where a fan can win a chance to join Rock on stage. The motorcycle company will also carry some of Rock’s “Rebel Soul” merchandise.
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