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Muse’s next album to include THREE PART SYMPHONY

November 27, 2008 drainu182 0

Muse is one of the greatest bands in the world. No. REALLY. Lead singer Matt Bellamy said in a fan webchat that he had been working on the untitled composition over a number of years and intends to include it on the trio’s next record.

“As a large percentage of the composition is orchestral, I have never wanted to collaborate with a string arranger as they may make it ‘theirs’.

“So I have been arranging the orchestral elements myself which …

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The LA Times tells us what’s wrong with concert festivals

November 27, 2008 drainu182 0

You might remember the days when concert festivals used to rule and they pretty much made up your summer. You also might’ve noticed that lately they all seem to be waning in awesomeness. The LA Times wrote up a brief piece on why this is happening. Here are some factors:

1. They’re getting expensive. Why are these shows running $100 bucks or more?
2. They all have the same acts.
3. These bands tend to have radius clauses where they …

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DJ Scott Weiland talks about Stone Temple Pilots Christmas Song, His Influences, Wishing Axl Rose Luck and “Happy in Galoshes” on Radio Takeover 11/25 Xtreme Radio (MP3)

November 26, 2008 drainu182 1

Scott Weiland and his producer/collaborator Doug Green took over the radio waves for about an hour last night on four radio stations: KUFO (Portland), WBCN (Boston), WKRK (KRock Cleveland) and KXTE (Xtreme Radio Las Vegas). Here’s a recap of it and we actually have the whole thing for you (minus the songs they picked to air) to listen to below the recap:

Opening: Cartoon Music, Promo for Weiland, “Missing Cleveland” in full off of “Happy in Galoshes”
DJ: Scott …

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Gwen Stefani grows bored, decides to tour with No Doubt, headline 2nd Night of Bamboozle Festival 2009 (Fall Out Boy headlines 1st night)

November 26, 2008 drainu182 0

In what first started out as a band “chatroom” on No Doubt’s website the other day, it appears as though the band is ready to play together again. Gwen Stefani who’s been busying being a mother and pop star has apparently decided to help out her friends again. The other three guys in the band will be very grateful this Thanksgiving. It’s also been confirmed that No Doubt will be headlining the 2nd night of the Bamboozle Festival 2009 on …

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Scott Weiland Interview on KROQ LA’s Kevin and Bean Show 11/24 (MP3)

November 25, 2008 drainu182 0

Scott Weiland was on the Kevin and Bean Show on KROQ 106.7 yesterday morning. Scott talked about having a security alarm problem at his house, doing a ton of promo for the new album “Happy in Galoshes”, (“I probably haven’t work this hard since ‘Core’”), picking singles in Stone Temple Pilots (overcoming the popularity of “Plush”) and more. Check out the interview by clicking on the flash button below:

[audio:|titles=**** Scott Weiland on KROQ’s Kevin and Bean Show ****] Weiland …