"Like, hip-hop," Mumford says with a grin. "We really want to rap. We've just got so much to say – saying it through a melody doesn't really work for me. We've been talking with Jay-Z about it, you know. It's gonna be a fresh experience for our band." Does the band rap in the practice room? "Yeah," Mumford says. "We're like, 'Motherfucker!'"
According to this article, the "six-strikes" anti-piracy rules begin today.
TorrentFreak learned from a source close to CCI that the system is currently scheduled to launch early next week, and we’re not the only ones. Another sign of the start of the program is that a few days ago the CCI launched their new website. This is where recipients of the copyright alerts will be directed to.
Vans Warped Tour is returning to Australia. The team behind the Soundwave & Harvest Festivals will be the local promoter, as was announced on the big screens at the first show of the Soundwave Festival before Blink 182's set in Brisbane.
The Summer Set will release their new album, Legendary, on April 16th. Album art can be seen in the replies.
01) Maybe Tonight
02) Jukebox (Life Goes On)
04) Lightning In A Bottle
05) Heart On The Floor (Featuring Dia Frampton)
06) Fuck U Over
07) Happy For You
08) The Way We Were
09) 7 Days
Suicidal Tendencies' upcoming tour dates can be found in the replies. DRI, Sick of It All and Madball will be playing select dates. You can also listen to a teaser of a new song from the band's upcoming 13, due out March 26th.
Metallica have announced the line-up for the second annual Orion Music + More Festival. Performers include Red Hot Chili Peppers, Rise Against, Deftones and more. The event will take place at Belle Isle in Detroit, MI on June 8 and 9. Full details can be found in the replies.
Tool will celebrate the 21st anniversary of their debut EP, Opiate, with a special, limited edition re-release on March 26th. Details below.
Tool will release a handcrafted, bonus-laden, limited edition package of their original debut EP, Opiate, on Mar. 26 to mark the 21st anniversary of the six-song release. The anniversary edition is limited to 5,000 copies and features art direction by Adam Jones, illustrations by legendary artist Adi Granov and design packaging by Mackie Osborne, who has collaborated with TOOL on many albums including 10,000 Days, Lateralus and Salival as well as posters and merchandise.
The 5,000 copies will be broken down as 5 x 1,000 runs with each set...
The American Scene guitarist Jeffrey Wright has a new side project called Unconditional Arms. He has launched a kickstarter to fund his debut album, Kinship, which he is creating as a gift to his first child, due in August. Check out a music video for the first song, "First Look," in the replies and listen to another song, "Rest," here.