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Godsmack’s Shannon Larkin Talks About The First Song He Ever Played & The Black Keys Documentary In The Works — Angel’s Rock Report

Godsmack‘s Live and Inspired two-disc set hits stores and digital retailers today. One is filled with highlights from a 2010 show in Detroit, the other with covers of tracks including Joe Walsh‘s “Rocky Mountain Way,” The Beatles‘ “Come Together,” Pink Floyd‘s “Time” and Metallica‘s “Nothing Else Matters.” Drummer Shannon Larkin says he was really up for covering “Rocky Mountain Way” because it was the first song he ever played in public.

Godsmack continue the Mass Chaos Tour with Staind and Halestorm tonight in Syracuse, New York.

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Theory of a Deadman have filled out their summer schedule. They’ll get things going on June 29th in El Paso, Texas and will hit 17 cities, including a September 21st date in Hawaii. They’ll wrap things up September 25th in Yakima, Washington. You can see them August 4 at the State Fair in Great Falls.

Theory of a Deadman’s spring tour continues tonight in Baton Rouge, Louisiana.

Pearl Jam guitarist Mike McCready is helping out an independent film that features a score from him. Fat Kid Rules the World was filmed in Seattle last year, and the movie’s producers are running a Kickstarter campaign to help pay for distribution. To persuade you to chip in, McCready is offering up signed copies of a seven-inch single with two songs from the score, autographed copies of Pearl Jam 1993-1995 and an autographed guitar.

A documentary about The Black Keys is in the works. Director Noah Adams, a photographer and longtime friend of the duo, has followed them on tour since January and will collect footage until August. He hopes to have the film out next year.

Adams tells Spin the film will be “a buddy comedy with perhaps the greatest soundtrack of all time.”

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