Zach's side project
While we wait for any possible prospects of a new Rage Against the Machine record … don’t hold your breath … Rage front man Zach de la Rocha will be apart of a hip-hop duo’s disc later this year. Instagram photos from Killer Mike, one of the members of Run the Jewels, shows Zach hanging out in studio with the engineers. Blink 182 drummer Travis Barker also could be part of the Run the Jewels project. As for RATM’s future … they announced their LA Rising Festival would return this year, but no sign of a new album or another tour. Again … don’t hold your breath.
The organizers of a community Easter drama in Salem, Virginia, may have inadvertently gotten a bunch of metal heads to their production because they used a Lamb of God logo on the promotional material. The metal band had nothing to do with the production. The collective of churches that produced the drama confirmed they didn’t fully vet the graphic before putting on promotional material. That’s rich!
New Love tune
She’s back in the music scene. The real question though is … will anyone care? Courtney Love has released the song “You Know My Name” via a YouTube video. The quick paced song sounds very much like a heavy punk tune and Love actually belts out some raspy guttural screams. The tune is part of a release titled Wedding Day that will be released ahead of Love taking to the UK. It’s unclear when the release will be available. What does seem to be clear is this is no Hole, but rather just Courtney Love.
Investing in AFL
Call it a good investment that could bring on a new kind of rock rivalry. Motley Crue’s Vince Neil has dropped some coin on an Arena Football League team. The singer is now part owner of the Jacksonville Sharks. Neil may not stop there. There are plans to bring an AFL team to Las Vegas. This is after KISS became the first band to launch their very own AFL team, the LA KISS. Could we see rock star football teams going head-to-head? Watch out primetime TV!
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