Tesla Share Photo/Lyric Video For “California Summer Song”

Tesla have shared a new photo/lyric video for their song “California Summer Song.” The clip was put together using fan-submitted pictures. The track appears on the band’s latest album “Shock.”

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Tesla To Celebrate 30th Anniversary Of “Five Man Acoustical Jam” With New Acoustic Recording

It looks like Tesla are planning to celebrate the 30th anniversary of “Five Man Acoustical Jam” with a new acoustic release. Drummer Troy Luccketta told Eonmusic the following about that:

“We just were in Abbey Road [studios in London] a couple of days ago, and that was nice because it’s the 30th anniversary for that record next year, so we just went live acoustically, completely live. So there’ll be a new, full record and DVD, I think of that. It’s all documented.”

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Guns N’ Roses, Nine Inch Nails, Blink-182, White Zombie, Limp Bizkit, Etc. Master Recordings Reportedly Lost In 2008 UMG Fire

The New York Times recently shared a report on the 2008 fire at Universal Studios Hollywood that reportedly exposed the fact that numerous master recordings were destroyed. Now, the publication has followed up with a much larger list of affected artists. They include: Aerosmith, Audioslave, Nuno Bettencourt, Blink-182, Boston, Coverdale/Page, The Damned, Eagles, Extreme, Peter Frampton, Guns N’ Roses, Hole, Iron Butterfly, Jawbreaker, Jimmy Eat World, Kansas, Krokus, Limp Bizkit, Lynyrd Skynyrd, Duff McKagan, Meat Loaf, Nazareth, Night Ranger, Nine Inch Nails, Nirvana, No Doubt, Tom Petty And The Heartbreakers, Iggy Pop, Primus, Puddle Of Mudd, R.E.M., Soundgarden, Steppenwolf, Styx, Sublime, Temple Of The Dog, Tesla, Voivod, Whitesnake, Weezer, White Zombie, Y&T, Rob Zombie, and tons more. Many artists were unaware about their masters being lost and a number of them have filed a suit against UMG for breach of contract since the recordings weren’t properly secured and preserved. They are seeking damages in excess of $100 million. You can read more HERE.

Tesla Premiere New Song “California Summer Song”

Tesla have premiered a new song titled “California Summer Song.” This track is from the band’s new album “Shock,” which will be released on March 8. Frank Hannon commented:

“A song is a soundtrack of your life. A song can take you back in time. Like the song of your summer, and it’s feelin’ good. Like a very first kiss.”

[via Billboard]