Ryan Knight (Ex-The Black Dahlia Murder, Etc.) Streams New Song “Chica Funk”

Ryan Knight (ex-The Black Dahlia Murder, etc.) is streaming a new song titled “Chica Funk.” This track is from his new solo album “Sunbelt Bliss,“ which will be released on November 16.

Knight said the following about the new album:

“A little over a year ago I tracked an album of 9 tunes with some great musicians/people in Atlanta, Ga. Co-produced with bassist Kevin Scott (Jimmy Herring Band, Wayne Krantz, FORQ), it was an arduous process, and much respect to those out there working on your own endeavors and seeing them through.

Ultimately, I wanted to write some melodic, catchy tunes that were much different than anything else I’d been involved with in the past. The end result of that is Sunbelt Bliss. Huge thanks to the gentlemen who lended me their talents and support, Sunbelt Bliss will be officially avail Nov 16th on iTunes, Spotify, amazon, etc, but you can preorder digital here ryanknightguitar.bandcamp.com and physical here www.sunbeltbliss.com, cheers!”

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Watch Special “The Fest” Episode Of “Two Minutes To Late Night”

“Two Minutes To Late Night” have shared a new special that was filmed during “The Fest” in Gainesville, FL. This episode features War On Women filling in for the show’s usual house band Mutoid Man and they can be seen covering Fugazi‘s “Blueprint.”

Slash Feat. Myles Kennedy & The Conspirators Premiere “Mind Your Manners” Video

Slash Feat. Myles Kennedy & The Conspirators have premiered a new video for their song “Mind Your Manners.” This track is from the band’s latest album “Living The Dream.” Director and editor Clifton Collins put together the clip using fan-filmed footage captured on Cinebody during the group’s October 16 show at the Palladium in Hollywood, California. Slash commented:

“It was great to involve the fans to make this video. They did an awesome job! Having Clifton shoot as well as edit it all together was just perfect.”

Sevendust Announce U.S. Tour With Tremonti, Cane Hill, Lullwater, & Kirra

Sevendust have announced a headlining U.S. tour. Tremonti, Cane Hill, Lullwater, and Kirra will serve as support.

Tour Dates:

02/01 Houston, TX – Scout Bar
02/02 New Orleans, LA – Southport Music Hall
02/04 Ft. Lauderdale, FL – Revolution
02/05 St. Petersburg, FL – Jannus Live
02/06 Greenville, SC – The Firmament
02/08 Greensboro, NC – Blind Tiger
02/09 Norfolk, VA – The NorVa
02/10 Baltimore, MD – Rams Head Live
02/13 Huntington, NY – The Paramount
02/14 Boston, MA – House Of Blues
02/15 Providence, RI – The Strand
02/16 Sayreville, NJ – Starland Ballroom
02/18 New Haven, CT – Toad’s Place
02/19 Poughkeepsie, NY – The Chance
02/20 Buffalo, NY – Rapids
02/22 Flint, MI – Machine Shop
02/25 Columbus, OH – Newport Music Hall
02/26 Chicago, IL – House Of Blues
02/27 Columbia, MO – The Blue Note
03/01 Wichita, KS – The Cotillion
03/02 Oklahoma City, OK – Diamond Ballroom
03/03 San Antonio, TX – Vibes Event Center

Dropkick Murphys Announce 2019 “St. Patrick’s Day Tour”

Dropkick Murphys have announced the dates for their 2019 “St. Patrick’s Day Tour.” Booze & Glory, Lenny Lashley’s Gang Of One, and Amigo the Devil will serve as support on all dates (unless otherwise noted). The Interrupters, Stop Calling Me Frank, and The Devil Makes Three will also perfom on select dates. It’s worth noting that Dropkick Murphys will be playing two sets on March 16 including a matinee show and an after party featuring professional boxing and a special electric set complete with covers, guest vocalists, and fan karaoke. Fans that attend the full day will also be treated to an outdoor carnival with food, beer, a bounce house, and a dunk tank.

Tour Dates:

02/17 Poughkeepsie, NY – Mid-Hudson Civic Center
02/18 Toronto, ON – Rebel
02/19 Grand Rapids, MI – 20 Monroe Live
02/20 Madison, WI – The Sylvee
02/23 Wichita, KS – The Cotillion
02/24 Dallas, TX – South Side Ballroom
02/25 Tulsa, OK – Cain’s Ballroom
02/27 Austin, TX – Stubb’s Waller Creek Amphitheater
03/01 New Orleans, LA – The Fillmore
03/02 Pensacola, FL – Vinyl Music Hall
03/04 St. Petersburg, Fla. – Jannus Live
03/05 Miami Beach, FL – Fillmore Miami Beach at the Jackie Gleason Theater
03/06 Lake Buena Vista, FL – House Of Blues *
03/08 North Myrtle Beach, SC – House Of Blues
03/09 Knoxville, TN – The Mill & Mine
03/10 Richmond, VA – The National
03/11 Lancaster, PA – Freedom Hall
03/12 Portland, ME – State Theatre
03/14 Boston, MA – House Of Blues +
03/15 Boston, MA – House Of Blues ^
03/16 Lowell, MA – Tsongas Center %
03/17 Boston, MA – House Of Blues #

* with Booze & Glory, Lenny Lashley’s Gang Of One
+ with The Interrupters, Stop Calling Me Frank
^ with Booze & Glory, Amigo The Devil
% with The Devil Makes Three, Booze & Glory
# with Lenny Lashley’s Gang Of One, TBA

Limp Bizkit’s Fred Durst’s House Reportedly Destroyed In California Fires, Tool, Filter, Etc. Members Evacuated

The deadly fires here in California have had an impact on a number of rock/metal musicians. Among them is Limp Bizkit’s Fred Durst, who appears to have lost his house. He said the following on his Instagram story:

“When you wake up and your house has burned down, but you were able to salvage your chair and thermos and paddleball.”

Durst‘s bandmate Wes Borland also seems to have lost some gear in the fire:

Tool’s Adam Jones and his family have also been evacuated and their house is in danger:

Filter’s Richard Patrick and his family were evacuated as well:

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Some Fire Damage… #thousandoaks

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Furthermore, Red Hot Chili Peppers’ Flea and his family were evacuated, but a neighbor helped save their house:

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Jimi Hendrix saw these Southern California daze when he sang look at the sky turn hellfire red someone’s house is burning down down down down. The Los Angeles air is thick with smoke, ash, and ember and the danger has not passed. My house might have burned down down last night were it not for my friend Eric (in the second pic) who defied the evacuation orders and stayed up all through the night armed with his wits and a garden hose, and put out all the little fires at my house and my neighbors, saving our asses. He is a brave and beautiful, a selfless and kind man. So I was able to go be silly with my kids today and go get our nails painted funny colors, without bearing the heavy weariness of having lost all my stuff. We are not out of the woods yet, but with people like eric around we are gonna be ok. Times like these we have to do everything we can to help each other, listen to each other, step up for our neighbors. Empathy is everything, our greatest trait.

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Report: Aerosmith’s Joe Perry Rushed To Hospital After Performing With Billy Joel

According to TMZ, Aerosmith guitarist Joe Perry was rushed to a hospital after playing “Walk This Way” with Billy Joel at Madison Square Garden in New York last night (November 10). Perry collapsed in his dressing room after the performance and paramedics were sent to the scene. They reportedly worked on Perry for 40 minutes and even but a trachea down his throat. He was then taken out of the venue on a stretcher. In an update, the site added that Perry was having “breathing issues for the last few weeks and it came to a head last night” due to congestion in his lungs. He is still in the hospital, but he appears to be doing good and may be released as early as Sunday afternoon.

UPDATE: Perry’s publicist has now commented:

“Following a guest performance during Billy Joel’s show last night at Madison Square Garden, Joe Perry experienced shortness of breath and was treated backstage by paramedics who gave the guitarist oxygen and used a tracheal tube to clear his airway before taking him to a hospital. This morning Perry remains in the hospital where he is alert and responsive. The Aerosmith guitarist will be unable to appear today at Rock And Roll Fantasy Camp in Florida and apologizes to those attending. Perry is expected to return to the road later this month.”