The WQLZ Music Minute--Music news written by Bishop for 92.7 WQLZ, The Rock Station
More 3D Concerts
Add The Smashing Pumpkins and Jane’s Addiction to the list of bands that will release 3D concert videos this summer. The two bands have hooked up with Rock Fuel, a production house that specializes in live concert videos. The Pumpkins 3D concert vid titled Oceania 3D features the entire album Oceania performed live with some other fan favorites. Meanwhile Jane’s Addiction’s live concert was filmed using 3D LG phones. They also had a full 360 degree stage that only adds to the experience. You can expect to pick up the live concerts June 25th. Rock Fuel is also working with Korn for a summertime theater release and earlier this week news had it that Guns ‘N Roses will take their 3D concert film to theaters this summer.
Airbourne have released a video for the tune “Live It Up.” The band will be in Springfield May 7th at the Prairie Capital Convention Center with Shinedown and Bush for QLZ’s 20th B-day Bash! Tickets are on sale now.
On the charts
A look at the charts this week shows some impressive numbers for the rock world. Three big rock albums were released last week and all three landed nicely on the billboard charts. Volbeat’s Outlaw Gentlemen & Shady Ladies sold 39,000 copies to land at No. 9. House of Gold and Bones Part 2, the second part of Stone Sour’s conceptual project, came in at No. 10 selling 35,000 copies in the first week of sales. And surely David Draiman is reveling at the fact that his side project’s debuted self titled album Device landed on the charts at No. 11 selling around 35,000 copies.
Playing for summit
The Red Hot Chili Peppers are set to play for the Dalai Lama next month at the annual Dalai Lama Environmental Summit at a college in Portland Oregon. The Chili Pepper’s performance will wrap up the third and last day of the summit.
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