Tom Cruise Tackles G n’ R, Sevendust Side Project Beefing Up — Angel’s Rock Report
The Offspring‘s new album, Days Go By, will be released on June 26th. The title track is streaming at Offspring.com and is available at all digital retailers. The Offspring have also announced that they’ll be performing their 1992 album Ignition in its entirety during their show Thursday at Alex’s Bar in Long Beach, California.
Tom Cruise tackles songs by Guns n’ Roses and Def Leppard on the soundtrack to Rock of Ages, the film version of the hit Broadway musical. The album has Cruise in character as Stacee Jaxx performing “Sweet Child O’ Mine” and “Pour Some Sugar on Me.” It also includes comedian Russell Brand tackling a medley of Twisted Sister‘s “We’re Not Gonna Take It” and Starship‘s “We Built This City.” The Rock of Ages soundtrack is due out June 5th, and the film hits theaters June 15th.
Today Rage Against the Machine guitarist Tom Morello releases his new World Wide Rebel Tour documentary with 42 customized versions in 30 different languages. All the versions will be available to download or stream at WorldWideRebelTour.com.
Tom will be leading the Occupy Guitarmy today starting at noon with a rehearsal with “thousands of guitarists, string players, and singers” at New York’s Brant Park. The group will march to Union Square to join with the Occupy Wall Street May Day rally at 4:00 p.m.
Sevendust‘s Morgan Rose and Clint Lowery have added ex-Hurt bassist Rek Mohr and ex-Shinedown guitarist Alan Price to the lineup for their side project, Call Me No One. Their debut, Last Parade, is due out June 5th.
In Stores Today:
Various Artists: Avengers Assemble (Hollywood)
The soundtrack to the upcoming superhero blockbuster has new tracks from Soundgarden, Scott Weiland, Buckcherry, Shinedown and more.
Marilyn Manson: Born Villain (Hell, Etc./Cooking Vinyl)
The expanded edition of this album includes a cover of “You’re So Vain” with Johnny Depp.
Red Hot Chili Peppers: We Salute You (digital only) (Warner Bros.)
This EP features the Peppers covering songs by fellow Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductees Neil Young and The Beach Boys, and others.