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Daily Digest of Rock News

Some how I totally brainfarted yesterday's Rock News, so you're gonna get a double-dose today!

*Guns N' Roses have announced they'll be taking up residencey, a la Motley Crue, at the Hard Rock Cafe in Las Vegas. Their Sin City run, christened Appetite for Democracy, will be twelve shows from October 31st to November 24. Click Here for Tickets/Rooms/ETC

*During an acoustic performance in NYC Monday night, Trivium frontman Matt Heafy announced he's launching an "extreme metal" project and promising that if you like Trivium, you'll like this. 

*Anthrax bassist Frank Bellow will debut his feature film,  the biopic "Greetings From Tim Buckley" at the Toronto Internation Film Festival in September.

*Hatebreed stays winning. First it was CNN issuing an apology for lumping them in "white power" bands whose names "defiantly express feelings of hate or violence". Now it's the Anti-Defamation League, the wrote a letter of apology to the Connecticut hardcore/metal masters for writing the opinion piece CNN picked up on. 

*Megadeth's Dave Mustaine claims President Obama staged the recent shooting massacres in Colorado & Milwaukee in order to pursue more gun control. Thoughts on this one? 

*Pearl Jam (as well as Mad Season & Temple of the Dog) guitarist Mike McCready says next PJ album is in a "holding pattern" right now as frontman Eddie Vedder gears up for a solo tour and drummer Matt Cameron returns to Soundgarden. He's also been working with former GnR bassist and high school classmate Duff McKagan and Screaming Trees drummer Barrett Martin in a new band (possible Mad Season reboot?). 

*Green Day's rolled out another single from their forthcoming album "Uno" due out in September. This one "Kill the DJ". Video is below, enjoy! *NSFW

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People : Barrett MartinDave MustaineDuff McKaganEddie VedderFrank BellowMatt CameronMatt HeafyMike McCreadyObamaScreaming Trees

08/15/2012 6:18PM
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