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GENE SIMMONS Is Now A Marijuana Spokesman: WMMR.com
Gene Simmons of Kiss has always been very vocal about how he has never used drugs, but now, he’s promoting a recreational marijuana company in Canada. Simmons has signed on as “Chief Evangelist Officer” for Invictus MD Strategies Corporation, a Canadian company that “represents a powerful platform of licensed cannabis producers” that “are committed to providing adult users with high-quality medical-grade marijuana.” Recreational marijuana use is expected to be legalized this summer in Canada, and companies like Invictus are expected to gain massive revenue… No wonder Gene signed up for this!
NINE INCH NAILS Offer Update On EP Series: Loudwire
If you’ve been wondering about the third installment of Nine Inch Nails’ EP trilogy, Trent Reznor has revealed some info. In an interview, Reznor explained, “We started out with a rigid concept, but it felt too predictable. The reason this has been delayed is because it took us a while for—what has become the third EP—to reveal itself to us. We’re in the process of finishing this right now and should be out before the shows take place.” This means the EP would arrive in June, before band’s European tour dates. The 2nd EP came out last July.
NATHANIEL RATELIFF Covers BRUCE SPRINGSTEEN on Fallon: Rolling Stone
Nathaniel Rateliff and the Night Sweats visited The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon to perform their single “You Worry Me” earlier this week. While on set, they recorded soulful version of Bruce Springsteen’s “Atlantic City” in the informal setting of Jimmy Fallon’s Cover Room. You can watch their version of the song below, and don’t forget to pick up the new album, Tearing At The Seams, which is out now.