Watch Bonnaroo Live This Weekend, Three Days Grace Posts New Video — Angel’s Rock Report
The 2012 edition of the Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival in Manchester Tennessee gets underway this evening with smaller acts like Alabama Shakes and Dale Earnhardt Junior Junior and a series of comedy shows.
Friday sees Radiohead headline with Foster the People, Feist, The Avett Brothers, Dawes and Needtobreathe on the bill.
Saturday has Red Hot Chili Peppers headlining and Alice Cooper playing an after midnight set.
The festival wraps up Sunday with Phish headlining and Young the Giant, Fun., The Shins, Ben Folds Five, The Beach Boys and Delta Spirit on the bill.
Muse have titled their new album The Second Law, and it’s due out in September. The trio made the announcement with a mysterious video that features a dubstep-type instrumental and footage of a robot with a TV for a head.
Three Days Grace have named their new album Transit of Venus and will release it on October 2nd. The name comes from the astrological event that happened on Tuesday, when Venus passed between the Sun and the Earth and could be seen as a black disc moving across the sun. That won’t happen again for more than a century.
Three Days Grace have posted a video announcing the album with in-studio footage.
French police have arrested a woman in connection with the theft of gold necklaces and diamonds worth around $200,000 from Guns n’ Roses frontman Axl Rose at a concert in Paris. The unidentified woman was a model who’d attended the private show Tuesday night with around 100 people, after a public show by GNR at Bercy Stadium. The woman was arrested after she returned the items to Paris police, saying she wasn’t sure how she’d ended up with the jewelry.
The Smashing Pumpkins frontman Billy Corgan is looking to turn his wrestling company Resistance Pro into the subject of a reality show. Corgan recently appeared on the Major League Wrestling podcast and said, “We just signed a deal with a big reality show producer. A guy with an incredible track record. We’re in good hands.” Corgan added that he’s had “like nine or ten meetings” so far and wants the show to highlight “the struggles independent wrestlers go through to try to find work.”
And my favorite story of the week, when Dave Grohl was in Philly for a wedding last month, he tipped his hotel bartender $1,000 for ONE drink. He tipped another $1,000 the 2nd night he stayed. Check out the full story.