Thursday, September 16, 2010

Quick Notes: Deftones, Weezer, Jimi Hendrix + More

*[] Deftones are seeking female extras in Toronto, Ontario for their upcoming video shoot for their track “You’ve Seen The Butcher“. The shoot will take place this coming Sunday, September 19th, with more details available below:

“Deftones needs females between the ages of 18 and 25 this coming Sunday, September 19th, in Toronto to appear in their new video for “You’ve Seen the Butcher“. Anyone interested should send an email to with their contact information as soon as possible. Applicants will be contacted via email for further details, and then 30 ladies in the above age range will be chosen at random to participate. There will be no monetary compensation, but those selected will have the opportunity to meet the guys.”

*[] Weezer will be hitting the road in the coming months. A statement issued by Epitaph Records confirmed that the rumored "Blinkerton" tour will indeed be happening:

This winter (November/December), Weezer will launch a multi-city U.S. tour, dubbed by fans as the “Blinkerton Tour.” The band will play two shows in each market-on the first night Weezer will play the Blue Album in its entirety, and the second night they will play Pinkerton in its entirety.

*[] A new, four-disc Jimi Hendrix box set is on the way November 16. Titled West Coast Seattle Boy: The Jimi Hendrix Anthology, the set includes unreleased tracks, alternate and live takes and more, including songs Hendrix played on as a session musician early in his career. The box set includes a new DVD documentary, Jimi Hendrix Voodoo Child.

*[] Roger Waters has expanded his 2011 tour of 'The Wall'. The former Pink Floyd man will now play an additional show at London's O2 Arena on May 18, plus will perform extra dates at Manchester's MEN Arena on June 28 and 29. As previously reported, the shows are set to feature a 240-foot projection onto the wall built in front of audience members. Tour dates are...

London O2 Arena (May 11, 12, 14, 15, 17, 18)
Manchester Evening News Arena (20, 21, June 28, 29)
Dublin O2 Arena (May 23)

*[] Foo Fighters have been tweeting pictures from the studio, as they are recording a new album with producer Butch Vig. Including in the series of photos is a chart with working titles for some of the new songs, including "Miss The Misery," "Rosemary," "These Days," "Walk," "A Matter Of Time" and "Bridge Burning." You can follow the Foos HERE.

*VEVO is featuring three live acoustic songs from Band of Horses, recorded in May at the Hollywood Forever cemetery in Los Angeles, CA as part of Live Week. Watch "Infinite Arms," "Laredo," and "Older," on HERE.

*[] Priestess and Barn Burner are planning to tour together in November. So far only the following dates have slipped out:

11/07 Allston, MA – Great Scott
11/15 Cleveland, OH – Peabody’s

An official announcement is expected shortly.

*The Boxing Lesson will release Fur State, a lo-fi acoustic/electronic instrumental album that will be available on 10/23/10 digitally on Itunes and physically on orange limited edition cassettes! In the meantime, you can have a listen, read the story, and pick up an early copy of the album at their new bandcamp page HERE!!

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