Monday, December 3, 2007

Last week - November 25th - December 1st

What a(nother) week:

First of all, finally a bootlegged video has surfaced of the new Social Distortion song "You Can't Take It With You" that Ness and Company have been trying out the last few weeks. Here it is below:

The Cure announced their make-up date for Atlanta that they canceled in the fall.

My newest Irish hero in Dublin stole 450 kegs (!!!!) from the Guinness Brewery! What did he do with all of that beer? I hope he had one hell of a weekend kegger, that I'm sure he doesn't remember!

The Brothers of the Feathers, also known as the Black Crowes, have announced the completion of their first album since 2001. Warpaint will be out on March 4th on Silver Arrow Records. The album will have 11 tracks with help from a new bird in the nest, the North Mississippi All-Stars frontman Luther Dickinson. Similarly, the All-Stars have a new album coming out too in January.

Moz tells NME to "Shut Your Mouth" as he is suing them for defamation. Moz feels that NME twisted his words to make him sound like a racist after printing comments on the "immigration explosion" in England.

This is not news that I like to share. Speaking of Skynyrd from an earlier post, Artimus Pyle, not the O.G. drummer, but the drummer of prominence and of their hey-day, was arrested in Florida for the second time after failing to register as a sex offender. More here.

And finally, daredevil Evel Knievel died on Friday at the age of 69 in Clearwater, Florida. Knievel, known for his death-defying stunts and long distance jumps, complained of breathing problems while at his condo on Friday night. He died before an ambulance could get him to the hospital. After all these years, who would have thought that not breathing would be enough to silence Evel. Not me. Rest in Peace, Good Sir.

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