COVER – Ed Sheeran’s “Thinking Out Loud”

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ORIGINAL COVERS COMING SOON!

Soon I’ll be uploading covers done by myself of different songs, mainly of the rock genre (obviously), on this blog. They’ll be full instrumental covers, including the voice played on guitar.

As all the people that read my blog are total rock fanatics, I won’t expect less than you all to love this covers. The first one will be uploaded on this site on Monday 20th.

See you soon rockers!

Cheers! ;)-

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NEIL YOUNG RELEASES VIDEO FOR NEW SINGLE

Neil Young has released a video for his track Wolf Moon.

It’s taken from upcoming album The Monsanto Years, made in collaboration with Promise Of The Real, who include Willie Nelson’s sons Lukas and Michah in their ranks.

The record is described as “politically and ecologically charged” and Young set out his stall with lead track A Rock Star Bucks A Coffee Shop last month.

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The Monsanto Years comes bundled with a DVD featuring extra tracks and is now available to pre-order via iTunes and Amazon. Young and Promise Of The Real tour the US next month:

Jul 05: Summerfest, Milwaukee, WI

Jul 08: Denver Red Rocks Amphitheatre, CO

Jul 09: Denver Red Rocks Amphitheatre, CO

Jul 11: Lincoln Pinnacle Bank Arena, NE

Jul 13: Cincinnati Riverbend Music Center, OH

Jul 14: Clarkston DTE Energy Music Theatre, MI

Jul 16: Camden Susquehanna Bank Center, NJ

Jul 17: Bethel Bethel Woods Center for the Arts, NY

Jul 19: Essex Junction Champlain Valley Expo, VT

Jul 21: Wantagh Nikon at Jones Beach Theater, NY

Jul 22: Great Woods Xfinity Center, MA

Jul 24: WayHome Music Festival, Oro-Medonte, ON

TRACKLIST

  1. A New Day For Love
  2. Wolf Moon
  3. People Want To Hear About Love
  4. Big Box
  5. A Rock Star Bucks A Coffee Shop
  6. Workin’ Man
  7. Rules Of Change
  8. Monsanto Years
  9. If I Don’t Know

FOOS UK SHOWS IN DOUBT AFTER GROHL STAGE FALL

The Foo Fighters’ remaining European shows are in doubt after the band were forced to cancel two of the seven as a result of Dave Grohl’s stage fall on Friday.

He broke his leg in the accident in Gothenburg – then delivered a full set from a seat, while medical staff looked after his strapped-up injury.

But after receiving further treatment after the show, the Foos called off their appearance at Pinkpop in the Netherlands tonight (Sunday) and at St Gallen, Switzerland on Monday.

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A statement says: “Dave took a nasty spill during the second song of the set. While the full extent of his injuries are still being determined, it was confirmed at a post-show hospital visit that he sustained at least one fracture.”

The situation means two shows in London plus appearances in Edinburgh, Belgium and at the Glastonbury festival could all be cancelled, depending on doctors’ advice.

A Wembley spokesman says: “We are aware of the incident involving Dave Grohl and are in contact with the event organisers, who at this stage have no further information. As soon as we have news from the artiste this will be made public.”

FOO FIGHTERS PLANNED EUROPEAN APPEARANCES

Jun 14: Pinkpop, Netherlands – cancelled

Jun 15: St Gallen AGF Arena, Switzerland – cancelled

Jun 19: London Wembley Stadium, UK

Jun 20: London Wembley Stadium, UK

Jun 23: Edinburgh BT Murrayfield Stadium, UK

Jun 25: Werchter Festival Park, Belgium

Jun 26: Glastonbury, UK

B.B KING LEFT SECOND WILL SAY DAUGHTERS

Four of B.B. King’s daughters have claimed the blues icon left a second will as they continue a legal bid to wrest control of his estate from his manager.

Patty King, Karen Williams, Rita Washington and Barbara Winfree have filed court papers in Las Vegas saying LaVerne Toney and her aide Myron Johnson are unfit to act as executors.

They previously accused Toney and Johnson of poisoning King ahead of his death last month, but have not repeated the allegations.

The latest filing alleges that Toney moved more than $1m from King’s bank accounts, restricted his medical care and changed the locks at his home meaning he passed away “alone, without any friends or family by his side.”

Toney’s lawyer Brent Bryson has dismissed the claims as “completely ludicrous” and “unsubstantiated” while Johnson says: “They’ve been making allegations for ever – this is just the next step.”

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King’s body was subjected to toxicology tests before his burial last week. The Clark County coroner later reported that there were no immediate suggestions of foul play, although details cannot be confirmed until results are returned in the coming weeks.

Police said they were taking the accusation of poisoning seriously, but that the investigation was on hold until test results were known.

SIR CHRISTOPHER LEE DEAD AT 93

Iconic horror movie actor Christopher Lee has died at the age of 93.

He passed away in a London hospital on Sunday, his family have confirmed. He’d been under medical supervision for three weeks.

Lee is remembered for a chain of Hammer House Of Horror films and as Scaramanga in James Bond movie The Man With The Golden Gun. But he found a new audience as Saruman in the Lord Of The Rings series, and as Count Dooku in the Star Wars prequel films.

In his 80s he began working on a series of heavy metal albums. The first,Charlemagne: By the Sword and the Cross, won him the Spirit Of Metal Award at Metal Hammer’s 2010 Golden Gods, and it was followed by 2013’s Charlemagne: The Omens of Death. He released an EP called Metal Knight last year.

Lee always rejected the idea of retiring. He once said: “I hate being idle. As dear Boris Karloff used to say –when I die I want to die with my boots on.”

He leaves his wife of 54 years, Birgit, and a daughter, Christina.

MOTLEY CRUE LIST FINAL UK DATES

Motley Crue have confirmed four UK dates in their last-ever tour announcement.

They’ll play their final British shows in November, with Alice Cooper in support, ahead of an additional run of shows across Europe and in the UEA.

Crue confirmed last year that their 2015 shows would be their last, signing a legal document to seal the deal. Their last-ever show will take place at LA’s Staples Centre on December 31.

Speaking at a press conference in London’s Chancery Lane today, attended by the band and Cooper, bassist Nikki Sixx said: “We’re excited to come back to Europe with all the songs, bells and whistles – and say goodbye during The Final Tour to the greatest fans in rock’n’roll.”

UK tickets go on sale at 9am on June 19 via Live Nation. Crue play Download at Donington on June 14 before their final tour dates:

Nov 02: Newcastle Metro Radio Arena, UK

Nov 03: Manchester Arena, UK

Nov 04: Birmingham Genting Arena, UK

Nov 06: London SSE Arena Wembley, UK

Nov 08: Stuttgart Schleyerhalle, Germany

Nov 09: Basel St Jakobshalle, Switzerland

Nov 10: Milan Mediulanum Forum, Italy

Nov 12: Monte Carlo Monaco Sporting Club, Monaco

Nov 13: Munich Zenith, Germany

Nov 14: Dusseldorf ISS Dome, Germany

Nov 16: Stockholm Ericcson Globe, Sweden

Nov 18: Helsinki Hartwall Arean, Finland

Nov 20: Abu Dhabi Arena, UEA

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