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The Pretty Reckless have found success with their latest album, Going to Hell, and its hit single “Heaven Knows.” In fact, almost five-million people have watched the video for that song on the band’s official YouTube page. It turns out, if the band had their way and more resources, there would’ve been a lot more than just a video for the record. GuitaristBen Phillips and singer Taylor Momsen explained.
“(Ben) Taylor usually has a whole visual concept of everything on the record so she wants to make… like this was… (Taylor) I had like a film (Ben) There was a film intent on this but, there was an idea anyway, so the video is kind of a breakdown of a film idea she had. You know, it’s already hard enough to make a record and get it out there and do all that stuff and to make a movie along with it, unless you have innumerous resources, so I’m not saying it can’t happen or it’s not going to happen, but it is difficult.”
For now, the band is focusing on their upcoming summer shows. Get all their dates at GoingToHell.me. Taylor has acting experience, most recently starring in Gossip Girl, but has said she will no longer be acting and will focus only on music. Would you like to see a movie made out of Going to Hell?
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Alter Bridge guitarist Mark Tremonti turns the big 4-O on Friday (4/18). It turns out that Mark isn’t just a rocker, he’s a romantic too. Tremonti told us about how he made his wedding all the more memorable for his wife by writing a song just for her. Mark probably won’t ever release his wedding song, but he’s working on some new solo material with his band Tremonti.
Meanwhile, Alter Bridge are touring for the summer and you can get all their dates atAlterBridge.com.
Mark was born in Michigan and raised there and in Illinois before moving to Florida at age 15. It was in Florida where he would meet Scott Stapp, who he’d form Creed with. What’s the most romantic thing you’ve ever done?
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Today (4/17), Tool singer Maynard James Keenan turns 50 years old. And he’s reflecting on it all. During his lifetime, he’s made some very impactful music, but he doesn’t feel like he’s changed anyone’s life. These days, Maynard is working on new music with Tool that will likely go on to be the soundtrack to more people’s lives. Stay up to date at ToolBand.com. In the early ‘80s, Maynard was inspired by Bill Murray’s performance in the 1981 comedyStripes and joined the Army hoping the G.I. Bill would fund his dream of attending art school. Do you think music has changed your life or just been the soundtrack to it?
Black Stone Cherry is giving their fans a bite out of the Southern rock band’s new album with the release of lead single “Me and Mary Jane.” The new track, which Billboard exclusively premieres below, is lifted from Black Stone Cherry’s fourth studio album “Magic Mountain,” due out on May 6 through Roadrunner Records.
Earlier this week, conflicting reports broke out about the future of AC/DC. Some were reporting that Malcom Young had become too ill to even record and thus the rock legends were calling it quits, while others were calling the news hogwash. Now we have word from an actual member of AC/DC, and he’s saying that retiring is not in the cards just yet.
The Black Keys will release their new album, Turn Blue, next month, and they’ve just put out the title track from the effort. The psychedelic song includes lyrics like, “When the music is done and all the lights are low, I will remember the times when love would really glow.” Dan Auerbach previously described to Rolling Stone the band’s mindset when recording the new album, saying, “We were this-is-your-brain-on-drugs fried.” Check out “Turn Blue,” as well as the other song the band shared, “Fever,” at TheBlackKeys.com, and pick up the record when it drops on May 13th. Danger Mouse produced the album.