In a press conference yesterday, Manson announced that Wes Borland, formerly of Limp Bizkit and currently of Black Light Burns, will be taking up guitar duties with the band starting with tonight’s show in Seoul. Yay! I never took to Rob Holliday.
thursday/august 14: shhh! friday/august 15: Zepparella @ BOTH saturday/august 16: The Octopus Project @ BOTH sunday/august 17: Judgement Day @ Cafe du Nord monday/august 18: Fuck the Informer @ BOTH tuesday/august 19: be quiet wednesday/august 20: Murder of Lilies @ 12 Galaxies
Some skater acquaintances of The Faint are posting a series of amusing videos taken backstage on The Berrics. Part 1: Find out about Joel and Dapose trading off on the guitar and bass Part 2: Air Guitar! Part 3: You know, the first time I heard and saw these guys I totally thought they were [...]
…and I’m reminded why I loathe festivals. If I go see Beck, Radiohead will just be a speck (no good space left) If I go see Primus, I don’t get to have my Cake and hear it too. The last time I went to a festival (ACL ’04), at least 5 of these acts played [...]
I’m sitting in the car of the parking lot at SOMA in San Diego, downing a minibar bottle of Malibu and a can of Dole Pineapple juice when I realize that I must really fucking love The Faint. It’s my first time to San Diego, and this city seems rife with technical difficulties. 1.5 hour [...]
It’s 8/8/08, and while many around the world gathered to watch the historic Beijing Olympics opening ceremony, about 1200 slightly insane people gathered to watch the US Air Guitar Championship. And I’m serious when I say slightly insane. To watch and enjoy an event like this, you have to be willing to go there. It’s [...]