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CAGE THE ELEPHANT Prep Release Of Live Acoustic Album: Consequence Of Sound
Cage The Elephant will release an unplugged live album this summer called Unpeeled. The album was recorded over a series of acoustic shows in cities across the US. Some of the tracks have string quartet and a choir accompaniment.
Guitarist Brad Shultz says: “We connected with the songs in a way we hadn’t before. We were very transparent, and we found the more honest you can be with yourself, the more honest you can be with everyone else.”
NINE INCH NAILS Confirm EP Trilogy: WMMR.com
Nine Inch Nails announced that their EP Not the Actual Events, which was released late last year, was the first of a trilogy. An email to fans from lead singer, Trent Reznor, states: “Did you know, Not the Actual Events was the first part of a trilogy of related EPs that will be released about 6 to 8 months apart? Now you do.” If the band is on schedule, the second EP should arrive around July 23rd, and the final EP would come out by the end of this year.
Today is International Day Of SLAYER: Facebook
Today, June 6th, is the International Day Of Slayer! To celebrate, tickets for their July 23rd show at the Electric Factory with Lamb of God and Behemoth have been SLASHED to just $46.66 each. You can grab yours at TicketMaster.com – No password is required, but you need to check the ‘General Admission International Slayer Day’ option.
Today also marks the 56th birthday of Slayer vocalist/bassist Tom Araya.