Wednesday, October 12, 2011

Rock News

--According to Queen guitarist Brain May the band are "in talks" with Lady Gaga to sing with them on an upcoming tour. Asked by the Daily Express about the possibility of Queen touring again, May indicated that the band had "...a bit of a singer problem, to put it mildly." Adding" I worked with Lady Gaga and she's very creative and is someone we've talked about [possibly] fronting the band."
--Former Weezer bassist Mickey Welsh had died of an apparent drug overdose while on tour in Chicago. Welsh, joined the band in 2001, replacing original bassist Matt Sharp, only to leave the band the following year. On September 26th Welsh posted on his Twitter "Dreamt I died in Chicago... (heart attack in my sleep.) Need to write my will" Welsh was 40. 
--Former New Order and Joy Division bassist Peter Hook has vowed to "F*ck over [the fellow members New Order] in any way possible." The comment came in reaction to an announcement that New Order would reunite for the first time since 2006 for two benefit shows without Hook. Despite the animosity, Hook says he's glad New Order are touring again, something he'd been advocating for years.  
--According to the website TMZ, record mogul Sean “Puff” Combs (aka Puffy, Puff Daddy, P-Diddy, Diddy) recently had his credit card numbers, passport information, and private phone number posted on an undisclosed website. The website also claimed that Combs was a member of the secret society The Illuminati. Earlier this year Combs topped a list of the worlds richest rappers, with a personal worth of over $475 million dollars. 

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