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To the Ball Game, Teasing Studio Work, Maynard's Home, and Saliva Album and Tour Update


To the ball game

 

If you’re a San Francisco Giants fan and a Metallica fan, news of a second Metallica theme night at ball park will sure get your ‘gazims goin’. Metallica lined up a number of shows for this summer and they also plan on working towards new material for a new album, but they’ll take some time away from that May 16th for another round at the ball park. As is typical with theme nights at baseball games, fans in attendance will get some special gifts like guitar pics with cartoon caricatures of the band and of some Giants players. Be sure to collect them all! San Francisco just so happens to be Metallica’s home base.

 

Teasing studio work

 

Godsmack posted to Facebook a pic of Sully Erna screaming into a microphone with the band’s producer close by. This is teasing fans to a new album, the first since 2010. There are several photos of the band in studio hashing out some tracks posted to their Facebook page. Check it. It’s unclear what the due date for the new album is, but we’ll keep you posted.

 

Maynard's home

 

Have a couple million dollars to drop on a house owned by Maynard James Keenan? Well, you can bid on that home underneath the Hollywood sign just outside Las Angeles. The Tool front man’s house has more bathrooms than bedrooms and is going for $2.5 million. Maynard actually dropped the price down by a quarter million dollars, but when you get up to those kinds of figures, does it really matter? The sale of the property also includes a guest house, a pool and a couple of water falls!

 

Saliva album and tour update

 

The reconstituted Saliva have laid out plans for the new album Rise Up. That will hit shelves April 29th. Plus there are plans for an extensive tour to promote the new attempt. The band took on new front man Bobby Amaru a couple of years ago. Their planned three month tour has them all over the US with a couple of dates in Illinois at Another Hole in the Wall in Steger March 28th and Rockford at Murphy’s March 30th.

 

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