Goood morning everybody! Let’s start off the week with something that doesn’t happen very often. The Foo Fighters “Something from Nothing” debuted last week at #16, and this week jumps all the way to #1 in it’s second week. If anyone can remember this ever happening in Mediabase history, please let me know, because I can’t. What an amazing achievement! Foo Fighters has never put out a bad record, ever. That’s dedication to the craft. The track is up a whopping 993 spins. WOW! Continue Reading »
Jefferson A. Laufer is a second-generation native to Los Angeles, the music capitol of the world. He is the chief journalist for Rock Bands of LA. This has been a long laborious under taking yet it’s been a labor of love and devotion for Jeff…..
I was fortunate to work in the record business for over 27 years. Within these 27 years I was fortunate to work with many artist that altered social culture. My job entailed getting records played on the radio. It was considered that the more radio airplay you accumulated the more records you’d sell. Unfortunately it did not always work that way. The public is fickle and never follows the norm. Continue Reading »
After making an appearance at Neil Young’s annual Bridge School Benefit this weekend, Soundgarden quietly dropped a new single last night. The track is called “Storm,” and according to Stereogum, it’s their first new song since 2012′s reunion project, King Animal. Continue Reading »
Lancaster, PA’s August Burns Red is proud announce their US headline tour for early 2015. Presented by Rockstar Energy Drink, “The Frozen Flame Tour” features support from Miss May I, Northlane, & ERRA, set to launch on January 22nd in Baltimore, MD at Baltimore Soundstage. VIP pre-sale tickets are available today at Show Stubs, and General Admission tickets will go on sale next Friday, October 31st at 10AM (local time). Full tour routing below. Continue Reading »
Chris Jericho…I’m a big fan. The huge wrestler fan, or dork, that I am was in Chicago the night he made his WWE debut…pretty sweet. Fozzy is making some HUGE noise and is killer live. Here is my sit down with pro wrestler, Mega KISS fan, and lead singer of Fozzy Chris Jericho.
1. Hollywood puts together a movie about FOZZY, who plays you? Continue Reading »