This is going to be a barn burner, no doubt! AC/DC have revealed plans for a new album and a tour and that means it’s time to friggin’ party! Despite increasing in age, the rockers from Down Under plan on hitting up the studio this Spring, according to singer Brian Johnson. Johnson told a radio station in Palm Beach that the band was holding off on doing anything in 2014 because of an illness, but all seems to be good to go for the band to get into the a Vancouver Studio this May. It was also disclosed that the band is preparing for a 40th anniversary tour.
Vedder, Morello and Springsteen jam
We really shouldn’t be surprised that Pearl Jam’s Eddie Vedder joined Tom Morrello onstage during a recent Bruce Springsteen concert. What is kind of shocking is the collection of legendary rockers playing with Springsteen’s band performed the classic AC/DC tune “Highway to Hell.” A multi-angle edit of the video, which seems to be pulled together from a bunch of different cell phone and other cheap cameras, is well edited and worth a review.
New Mushroomhead announced
Mushroomhead fans get ready, The Righeous and the Butterfly is set to hit stores May 13th. Band regular Skinny says that the new attempt will bring a fresh twist on a familiar vibe with several new members including Church and Dr. F. Their fresh blood is said to mix well with some familiar faces to keep “the integrity of the band’s sound and vision intact.” Believe it or not, but this is the 20th year of Mushroomhead and Skinny tells Loudwire that “this album is getting [the band] back to [their] roots.”
Pussy Riot members held in Sochi
It was only a matter of time before Russian political punk rock group named Pussy Riot made it into the Sochi Olympic headlines. A human rights activists in Russia says that two members of the band have been detained in downtown Sochi. The activists says he was with the two women at the time and says they’ve been accused of theft. The two who have been detained were in prison for two years after they were convicted of hooliganism after performing a protest prayer against president Vladimir Putin in a Russian cathedral. It’s unclear what the status of their detainment is.
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