Jane’s Addiction’s Perry Farrell Teases New Project, Kind Heaven
With Jane’s Addiction’s world tour now completed, frontman Perry Farrell has turned his attention to a new project. The singer has revealed he’s been hard at work on something called Kind Heaven, which he hopes will surface sometime in the near future.
“I could put it together in six to eight months if I had money in my pocket,” he tells The Hollywood Reporter. “I don’t have the money in my pocket, so we’ll see where I go from here. There’s no website -- it’s way too early -- but Kind Heaven, remember: Kind Heaven.”
While it's unclear whether Kind Heaven will be a solo album or the next Jane's Addiction release, Farrell notes that more information about the project will be released in 2014.
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Guitarist Dean DeLeo Says Stone Temple Pilots with Chester Bennington Has "10 or 12 Ideas" Ready for Next Release
Stone Temple Pilots with Chester Bennington’s High Rise EP may have had only five cuts on it, but guitarist Dean DeLeo says the guys have plenty of ideas ready for their next release. “When the session for the High Rise album was moving along, we put together just pretty rough ideas,” he tells ABC News Radio. “We put together like 10 or 12 ideas that are maybe like 70 percent there. So it’s just about going [in the studio] and honing them in.”
DeLeo adds while everyone brought some ideas for tracks to the table, new frontman Chester Bennington was especially inspired during their recording sessions for High Rise. “The hardest thing about the session was trying to wrangle him in,” he explains. “The guy was just bursting with ideas. After we established the four songs we wanted to record, he would just continually just bring in like two or three new ideas every day.”
The guitarist says he’s impressed by Bennington’s commitment to the group, noting the singer’s always up for working on new cuts for STP, even when he’s out on the road with Linkin Park. “He blows my mind that guy, he’s just like, ‘That’s ok, just send me stuff I can record it out on the road,’” reveals DeLeo. “He really is a pretty focused, amazing individual. He just has like real beauty, real courage and he doesn’t allow much to stand in his way.”
You can witness Stone Temple Pilots with Chester Bennington’s chemistry for yourself when the guys stream a free webcast of their concert at the Hard Rock Live in Biloxi, Mississippi on Friday night. You can join the audience online for the concert by reserving your free online ticket at EVNTLIVE.com. The show begins at 8:00 p.m. CT. Following the live event, the show will be available for viewing the next day at 10 a.m. and 3 p.m. CT.
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Rob Zombie Goes Behind the Scenes for “We’re an American Band” Video
Rob Zombie gives fans a taste of what it’s like to be on tour in the band’s new video for his cover ofGrand Funk Railroad’s “We’re an American Band,” which is featured on the singer’s fifth solo album,Venomous Rat Regeneration Vendor.
The three-minute video features a number of random behind-the-scenes moments showing Zombie and his band making a bunch of pit stops at a number of stores and restaurants while out on the road, mixed with footage of the group performing the song live.
Zombie recently told ABC News Radio while he isn't a fan of doing cover songs, he decided to include “We’re an American Band” on the release because of its message. “We never play cover songs, but I want to this time just because we do so much touring it would just be fun to have it,” he explains. “I needed a song that I could relate to and that song is basically a song about being an American band and touring and life on the road, and we certainly could relate to that. So, you know, it worked out good.”
You’ll get your chance to hear the song performed live when Zombie hits the road with Korn this weekend. Dubbed the Night of the Living Dreads Tour, the North American trek begins on Sunday at the Grand Sierra Resort in Reno, NV.
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Limp Bizkit’s Fred Durst Developing Drama Series with CW
Limp Bizkit frontman Fred Durst is taking another shot at creating a television series. TVGuide.comreports the singer has just inked a deal with the CW network to develop a one-hour drama based on his life.
Titled The Noise, the program follows the story of “a young artist in the 1990s who escapes a tumultuous home life and forms a wildly popular band with a unique sound.” While it’s unclear if Durst will do any acting on the program, he is listed as a co-executive producer on the show’s script. The Noise is the second television project Durst has worked on in recent years. Back in 2011, the singer developed and starred in a sitcom, Douchebag, a half-hour comedy project centering on a rock legend who tries to balance his high-profile lifestyle with raising a family. While snippets of the program surfaced online, the show never made it onto the air.
Durst has acquired a number of film and TV credits over the last decade. He directed two feature films, 2007’s The Education of Charlie Banks and 2008's The Longshots, and made appearances on Fox’s House and the 2005 NBC miniseries Revelations.
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Report: Dave Grohl Producing Country Superstars Zac Brown Band's Next Studio Album
You can now add country music producer to Dave Grohl’s resume. HitFix.com cites multiple sources as saying the Foo Fighters frontman has signed on to work with country superstars Zac BrownBand on their next studio album.
The news comes about a week after it was revealed that Grohl would be performing with Zac Brown Band at the 47th Annual Country Music Association Awards next week. While it’s unclear if the guys will be premiering any of the new tracks they’re working on at the event, you’ll be able to check out their collaboration when the CMA Awards are broadcast live on Wednesday at 8:00 p.m. ET on ABC.