Billie Joe Armstrong Lands Another Movie Role

Green Day frontman Billie Joe Armstrong landed a role in the upcoming movie, “Like Sunday, Like Rain”which will be released March 13th.

The plot follows a woman who cares for a 12-year-old cello prodigy. Armstrong plays a troubled boyfriend.

The movie won several awards at the Williamsburg Independent Film Festival.

Armstrong will also be in the movie, “Geezer” which is out later this year. His character is a 40-year-old husband and man who goes through a mid-life crisis and finds out his ex-girlfriend and former bandmates have moved on with their lives.

HERE’S THE OFFSPRING’S NEW SONG “COMING FOR YOU”

The Offspring have now released their first new song since 2012′s album Days Go By. Their currently untitled new album is set to be released later this year, and The Offspring is expected to announce new tour dates for this year as well.

For now, listen to their new song “Coming For You.”

NIKKI SIXX WILL PLAY NAKED ON STAGE IF SEAHAWKS LOSE

Nikki Sixx is so sure the Seattle Seahawks will win the Super Bowl this weekend that he vowed he would play a song naked on stage if they lost to the Patriots.

Nikki Sixx spent part of his youth in Seattle, and let his fandom for the Seahawks shine through on Twitter. He obviously dislikes Patriots fan with a passion.

We are now torn on who we want to win on Sunday.

Three Days Grace Announce New Album Release Date

Three Days Grace revealed the title of their new album is “Human” and will be out March 31st.

The album will be the first with new lead singer Matt Walst who began touring with the band in 2013 after original lead singer Adam Gontier left. He was made a permanent member shortly after.

Metallica Working on New Album

Metallica posted a photo on their Instagram page of bassist Rob Trujillo playing in the studio. The photo taken by Lars Ulrich is captioned, “Rockin along.”

Trujillo said the band is laying the blueprint for the album and have a lot of ideas for songs. He said he is happy with what they are doing instrumentally.

The upcoming album will be the band’s tenth. A release date isn’t known.

 

Rockin along . . .

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CHRIS CORNELL HAS STARTED HIS NEW SOLO ALBUM

According to Chris Cornell’s Facebook, January 15 marked Day 1 of the recording process for his new album.

Cornell has a busy year ahead of him. After Soundgarden released a collection of rarities in November, they plan to go back into the studio later this year to work on a new album. Plus, he will join the surviving members of Mad Season and Duff McKagan at the end of this month for a special performance with the Seattle symphony.

ALICE IN CHAINS TO PERFORM HALFTIME SHOW AT NFC CHAMPIONSHIP

Alice In Chains will perform at halftime this Sunday during the Seattle Seahawks vs. Green Bay Packers game in Seattle.

It’s fitting because Jerry Cantrell has been a fan of the Seahawks since he was a kid and Alice In Chains are one of several notable bands to come out Seattle during the 90s alongside Nirvana, Soundgarden, and Pearl Jam.

Serj Tankian and Tom Morello to Appear on Randy Rhoads Tribute Album

System of a Down lead singer Serj Tankian and Rage Against The Machine guitarist Tom Morello will be featured on the Randy Rhoads tribute album “Immortal Randy Rhoads: The Ultimate Tribute.” The album will be out March 3rd.

The album features Ozzy Osbourne and Quiet Riot songs that Rhoads co-write including “Crazy Train”, “Mr. Crowley” and “Back To The Coast.” The album has 11 songs.

Another tribute album to Rhoads, “Randy Rhoads Remembered, Vol 1” will be out January 23rd.

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