Manchester Orchestra’s new album Simple Math is due out on May 10th. The band is offering up the first single of the same name as a free download on their website. Download it there or check it out below.
Danzig has announced the Deth Red Sabaoth Tour this Spring with special guests Devildriver and 2Cents.
The month-long, 22-city trek beings in Las Vegas on April 29th, hitting all regions of the US, and ends May 28th in Tempe, AZ. Check out the full list of dates and locations below.
Tickets go on sale to the general public this weekend, March 4-5th, but special fan club pre-sale tickets will be available starting Wednesday, March 2nd at 3pm local time. For all the details, visit http://tixx1.artistarena.com/danzig.
The DETH RED SABAOTH TOUR: 2011
Fri/Apr-29 Las Vegas, NV House of Blues
Sat/Apr-30 Ventura, CA Ventura Theater
Mon/May-02 Salt Lake City, UT The Great Salt Air
Tue/May-03 Boulder, CO Boulder Theater
Wed/May-04 Kansas City, MO Voodoo Lounge
Fri/May-06 Austin, TX Stubb’s Waller Creek Amphitheater
Sat/May-07 Corpus Christ, TX Concrete Street Amphitheater
Mon/May-09 Orlando, FL Hard Rock Live
Tue/May-10 Atlanta, GA Center Stage
Wed/May-11 Asheville, NC The Orange Peel
Fri/May-13 Richmond, VA The National
Sat/May-14 Sayreville, NJ Starland Ballroom
Sun/May-15 Clifton Park, NY Northern Lights
Tue/May-17 Baltimore, MD Bourbon Street
Wed/May-18 Westbury, NY Westbury Theater
Fri/May-20 Pittsburgh, PA Stage AE
Sat/May-21 Columbus, OH ROCK ON THE RANGE*
Sun/May-22 Milwaukee, WI The Rave
Tue/May-24 Grand Rapids, MI The Orbit Room
Wed/May-25 St. Louis, MO Pop’s
Fri/May-27 Albuquerque, NM Sunshine Theater
Sat/May-28 Tempe, AZ Marquee Theater
*No Devil Driver or 2Cents
After being sidelined by an illness, Chester Bennington and Linkin Park are back at full force and finishing up the current leg of their North American Tour.
Check out our gallery below from their recent show at The Staples Center in Los Angeles, CA.
February 23, 2011
The Staples Center – Los Angeles, CA
Photos by: Sergio Bastidas
Yellowcard is back!!!!!!!!Their new album When You’re Through Thinking, Say Yes drops on on March 22 on Hopeless Records. The first single “For You, And Your Denial” is our video of the week, what do you think? (We can’t wait to hear the rest!)
Since this is my one year anniversary of squeezing “Three Minutes” outta several musicians, I figured I’d go back to where it all began…. to my boys, part of my extended family, the Sin City Sinners. I first brought you them as the Spotlight Band for February 2010, right before the release of their debut CD Exile on Fremont Street, then singer Todd Kerns and bassist Doc Ellis took on the Sack O’ Questions later that spring, right before Todd left on tour as Slash’s bass player. I now cornered the last remaining holdout from that original interview – guitarist Brent Muscat.
Okay Brent, your question is – what is the best and/or worst thing about playing in Vegas?
The best thing about playing in Vegas is playing in the casinos. They can actually afford to pay you, and there’s no “pay to play” like LA. In LA, you can’t make any money. If you’re a new band, you even actually have to pay to play, which really sucks! I love being here, playing in Vegas, I think it’s the best scene in the whole world.
Is there anything bad about playing in Vegas?
Bad? Hmmm…. Well, not that I can think of really. There’s bad things about Vegas, but not about playing Vegas.
Alright! Now make your plug!
Sin City Sinners! Every Friday and Saturday at Station Casinos! Fridays at Sunset Station. Saturdays at Santa Fe Station. Come out. Hang out. Have a good time. See what Las Vegas is about!
“Three Minutes With”…. Year In Review:
As an added bonus, I also caught up with some past subjects to find out what they’ve been up to lately….
Todd Kerns/Doc Ellis (June 2010) – The Sin City Sinners released their second CD in December 2010, an acoustic EP titled Broken Record. Pick it up at their live shows and their website and there’s been some autographed copies put on Ebay by their manager to benefit Cystic Fibrosis research. Keep an eye on the band’s Facebook page for those special auctions! Todd is also putting out a solo disc Go Time and the limited run is now available on his website.
Phil Varone (July 2010) – is Playgirl’s Mr. December. If you missed it on your local newsstand, he has some copies available on his website: philvarone.com
TJay (April 2010) – had has a huge year! Since we spoke to him, he’s opened for Blues Traveler again, along with Little Feat and The Neville Brothers. He also won the Relix Magazine Jam Off contest and had his song “Goldfish” featured on their compilation CD in their Jan/Feb edition – which put his tune alongside those by Gregg Allman and Keller Williams.
Jani Love – the Rock N Roll Jeweler (September 2010) – Jani is currently at work on a new line of jewelry she will release for spring. She also is hoping to add a few surprises to add to the mix with fashions and accessories that fall into more than just the jewelry category. More to be released on that in the coming months. Suzy Sins Studio is turning three this July and will be throwing a celebration showcase sometime between May and then. Jani would just like to thank all of her supporters and Jessica Messina for spotlighting her company in her column on They Will Rock You. More of her work and contact details can be found at www.suzysinssstudio.com. (business only please!) Also- become a fan on Facebook and mention this story and Jani will give you 30% off your next quote for custom jewelry!
Andrew Freeman (First One! February 28, 2010) – Andrew is now the lead singer for the reformed band Hurricane, replacing Kelly Hansen. They’re gearing up for the release of some new tunes and a tour soon, and for updates, check ’em out on Facebook.
I just wanted to thank my readers and my subjects and everyone who’s helped me out over the last year. You are all awesome! I look forward to snagging “Three Minutes With…” many more! xo
Are you or do you know a musician coming through Las Vegas that wants to give the shortest interview ever with probably the shortest interviewer ever? Forward me contact info or put them in touch with me. Do you have a query for the Sack O’ Questions? Email me at ThreeMinWith@yahoo.com. (Sorry, I can not guarantee any question to be asked to anyone specific, because it’s literally the luck of the draw, but if your question gets drawn, you’ll get props – make sure you note how you want to be thanked!)
Family Force 5 and Stereo Skyline are teaming up for a Spring Tour, check out the dates and locations below. I don’t know about you, but we can’t wait to see what kind of outfits FF5 are dreaming up for this one! We can only hope it involves spaceships and rainbows!
4/15 – Atlanta, GA – Center Stage
4/16 – Tallahassee, FL – The Moon
4/17 – Jacksonville, FL – Murray Hill Theatre
4/19 – Birmingham, AL – Workplay
4/20 – New Orleans, LA – HOB Parish
4/22 – Houston, TX – Warehouse
4/25 – Austin, TX – Parish
4/26 – Tulsa, OK – Cain’s
4/28 – Memphis, TN – Minglewood Hall
4/30 – Knoxville, TN – Bijou Theatre
5/1 – Raleigh, NC – Lincoln Theatre
5/3 – Baltimore, MD – Ram’s Head
5/4 – New York, NY – Highline
5/5 – Philadelphia, PA – Trocadero
5/6 – Boston, MA – Paradise
5/7 – Lancaster, PA – Chameleon Club
5/9 – Pittsburgh, PA – Rex Theatre
5/11 – Detroit, MI – Eagle Ballroom
5/12 – Chicago, IL – House Of Blues
5/13 – Milwaukee, WI – The Rave
5/14 – Minneapolis, MN – First Ave
5/15 – Kansas City, MO – Beaumont Club
Aaron Lewis has a new solo album titled Town Line coming out on March 1st. Fans can preview the EP by visiting his Facebook page here. He has also announced tour plans in support of the new EP, check them out below.
March 3rd in Detroit, MI @ Soundboard at Motor City Casino
March 4th, 5th in Verona, NY @ Turning Stone Casino
March 17th in Snoqualmie, WA @ Snoqualmie Casino
March 18th in Reno, NV @ Silver Legacy Casino
March 19th, 20th in Henderson, NV @ Green Vally Resort
March 25th in Flandreau, SD @ Royal River Casino
March 26th in Walker, MN @ Northern Lights Casino
March 31st in Altoona, IA @ Prairie Meadows
April 1st in Battle Creek, MI @ Firekeepers Casino
April 6th in Hollywood, FL @ Hard Rock Live
April 9th in Phoenix, AZ @ Comerica Theatre
April 14th in Elizabeth, IN @ Horseshoee Southern Indiana
April 16th in Biloxi, MS @ Hard Rock Casino
April 21st in Council Bluffs, IA @ Harrah’s
April 22nd in Kansas City, MO @ Voodoo Lounge
April 23rd in Tunica, MS @ Horseshoe
May 5th in Wabash, IN @ Honeywell Center
May 6th in Springfield, MO @ Gilloz Theatre
Dave Grohl of Foo Fighters was recently honored at the Shockwave NME awards with the “Godlike Genius” award. After the show, Foos held a concert at London’s Brixton Academy and Roger Daltrey (of The Who fame) made a surprise visit.
Check out this video of Daltrey and the Foos rocking out to “Young Man Blues”:
Def Leppard have announced a US with a summer tour kicking off on June 15 in West Palm Beach, Florida. Joining them on the tour will be Heart. Tickets for the Live Nation produced tour will go on sale on beginning March 4th at Ticketmaster.com and LiveNation.com. Additional dates to be announced soon. Check out the full listing of announced dates below.
Citi® cardmembers will also have access to presale tickets in select cities through Citi’s Private Pass® Program. For complete presale details visit http://www.citiprivatepass.com/.
The band has partnered with I Love All Access to provide a variety of VIP ticket packages for the show, including premium seats, pre-show parties and more.
Def Leppard’s US tour dates with Heart are as follows:
June 15 – West Palm Beach, FL (Cruzan Amphitheatre)
June 17 – Tampa, FL (1-800-ASK-GARY Amphitheatre)
June 22 – Charlotte, NC (Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre)
June 24 – Raleigh, NC (Time Warner Cable Music Pavilion)
June 26 – Philadelphia, PA (Susquehanna Bank Center)
June 29 – Scranton, PA (Toyota Pavilion)
July 2 – Uncasville, CT (Mohegan Sun Arena)
July 3 – Hershey, PA (Hersheypark Stadium)
July 12 – Wantagh, NY (Nikon at Jones Beach Theater)
July 13 – Holmdel, NJ (PNC Bank Arts Center)
July 15 – Chicago, IL (First Midwest Bank Amphitheatre)
July 20 – Dallas, TX (Gexa Energy Pavilion)
July 24 – San Antonio, TX (AT&T Center)
August 10 – St. Louis, MO (Verizon Wireless Amphitheater)
August 21 – Buffalo, NY (Darien Lake Performing Arts Center)
August 27 – Kansas City, MO (Sprint Center)
August 31 – Salt Lake City, UT (USANA Amphitheatre)
September 14 – Portland, OR (Sleep Country Amphitheater)
Marina And The Diamonds has announced a new series of US tour dates. The second leg of her “Burger Queen Tour” begins with April 7th, 8th, and 9th with a three-night-stand at The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas’ Book & Stage. Check out the full list of dates and locations below:
7 Las Vegas, NV Book & Stage @ The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas
8 Las Vegas, NV Book & Stage @ The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas
9 Las Vegas, NV Book & Stage @ The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas
11 Austin, TX Antone’s Nightclub
12 Houston, TX Fitzgerald’s
13 Dallas, TX Grenada Theatre
15 Indio, CA Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival
16 Philadelphia, PA Theatre of Living Arts
17 Washington, DC 9:30 Club
18 Asbury Park, NJ The Stone Pony
20 Boston, MA Paradise Rock Club
21 New York, NY Webster Hall
Marina And The Diamonds Join the Katy Perry Tour:
22 Uncasville, CT Mohegan Sun Arena
23 Pittsburgh, PA Petersen Events Center
24 Philadelphia, PA Wells Fargo Center
28 Detroit, MI Palace of Auburn Hills
30 Toronto, ON Air Canada Centre
2 Montreal, QC Bell Centre
3 Ottawa, ON ScotiaBank Place
5 Cleveland, OH Quicken Loans Arena
7 Milwaukee, WI Summerfest
8 Chicago, IL Allstate Arena
9 St. Paul, MN Xcel Energy Center
For more details visit the official Marina And The Diamonds website here