Thursday, August 7, 2014

Quick News

Before performing on The Daily Show, Wu-Tang Clan sat down with Jon Stewart where he announced that the Clan's long awaited new album, A Better Tomorrow, will arrive in November.

Following his untimely passing in April, a autopsy confirms that iconic DJ, DJ Rashad died of a drug overdose. In a statement from the medical examiner's office, it says that Rashad had heroin, cocaine, and alprazolam or Xanax in his system. The death was ruled an accident.

The Faunterloys, the new band featuring Alejandro Escovedo, Ivan Julian (The Voidoids), Nicholas Tremulis and Linda Pitmon (The Baseball Project) will release their debut EP, Below the Pink Pony in September.

Speaking candidly to Zane Low, Slipknot's Corey Taylor discussed the band since drummer Joey Jordison left the group and the death of bassist Paul Gray. Taylor said, "It's been a weird time for this band. There's a lot about Paul. There's a lot about ourselves. It's us basically reconvening. We can either die under the weight of life, or… come back and be the Slipknot we know we can be. We were just knocked senseless by the loss of Paul, and then coming to terms with the fact that we had to make a really heavy decision about parting ways with Joe."