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MUSIC NEWS FOR FRI 8.22

 

 

A BIZARRE STORY OF MIS-IDENTIFICATION WITH SCOTT WEILAND. YESTERDAY, TMZ REPORTED THAT THE EX-STONE TEMPLE PILOTS SINGER WAS BUSTED SEVERAL WEEKS AGO FOR STEALING RAZOR BLADES FROM A BEVERLY HILLS RITE-AID. DURING THE ALLEGED BUST, TMZ SAID POLICE FOUND METHAMPHETAMINES ON WEILAND, WHO THEY SAY HAS BEEN IN JAIL FOR THE LAST FOUR WEEKS. HOURS AFTER THE REPORT WAS POSTED, WEILAND POSTED A VIDEO CLIP OF HIMSELF IN THE STUDIO FLANKED BY BANDMATES, COMPLETELY DENYING THE STORY. TURNS OUT THE MAN IN JAIL WAS AN IMPOSTER, CLAIMING WEILAND'S NAME AND BIRTHDATE.

 

WEEZER HAS PUSHED BACK THE RELEASE OF THEIR NEW ALBUM, EVERYTHING WILL BE ALRIGHT IN THE END, FROM SEPTEMBER 30TH TO OCTOBER 7TH. THE GROUP SAYS FANS WHO ALREADY PRE-ORDERED THE ALBUM WILL GET A DOWNLOAD OF ONE OF THE NEW SONGS ON THE 30TH. THEY ADD, "THIS IS A BUMMER AND WE REALLY HATE TO MAKE OUR FANS WAIT LONGER. WE WORKED VERY HARD TO FINISH THE ALBUM ON TIME FOR YOU, SO WE’RE REALLY SORRY ABOUT THIS AND HOPE YOU UNDERSTAND."

 

FOO FIGHTERS ARE READY TO DEBUT THEIR HBO DOCUMENTARY SERIES, WHICH ACCOMPANIES THE NEW ALBUM “SONIC HIGHWAYS”. THE SHOW WILL PREMIERE ON FRIDAY, OCTOBER 17TH, AND YOU CAN WATCH THE 3 1/2 MINUTE TRAILER HERE.

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