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ORESKABAND on Warped Tour

June 27th, 2008

What isn’t to like about six 19-year old Japanese girls rocking in ska band? Nothing apparently as the sextet continue to gain new fans with every stop on the Vans Warped Tour this summer.

ORESKABAND is promoting their latest self-titled album, as well as their debut musical movie Lock and Roll Forever. When the tour is finished, the group will continue to work on another album for U.S. release. Besides, one of them has a PINK trombone.

ORESKABAND Track Listing:
1. Pantime
2. Cooler Society
3. Pinocchio
4. Yeah! Ska Dance
5. Shall We Dance ?
6. Monkey Man (Monkey Monkey Man)
7. U
8. 20 Tips
9. Good Bye Déjà vu
10. Almond
11. Things I’ve Forgotten
12. Knife & Fork
13. Chuck

Remaining Warped Tour Dates for ORESKABAND:
6/28 – Salt Lake City, UT – VWT @ Utah State Fair
6/29 – Denver, CO – VWT @ Invesco Field
7/1 – Maryland Heights, MO – VWT @ Verizon Wireless Amphitheater
7/2 – Bonner Springs, KS – VWT @ Verizon Wireless Amphitheater
7/3 – Dallas, TX – VWT @ Center
7/5 – Selma, TX – VWT @ Verizon Wireless Amphitheater
7/6 – Houston, TX – VWT @ Sam Houston Race Park
7/9 – Atlanta, GA – VWT @ Lakewood Exhibition Center
7/10 – Orlando, FL – VWT @ Central Florida Fairgrounds
7/11 – Petersburg, FL – VWT @ Vinoy Park
7/12 – Miami, FL – VWT @ Bicentennial Park
7/13 – Elkton, FL – VWT @ St Johns County Fairgrounds
7/14 – Charlotte, NC – VWT @ Verizon Wireless Amphitheater
7/15 – Virginia Beach, VA – VWT @ Verizon Wireless Amphitheater
7/16 – Columbia, MD – VWT @ Merriweather Post Pavilion
7/17 – Cleveland, OH – VWT @ Tower Amphitheatre
7/18 – Detroit, MI – VWT @ Comerica Park
7/19 – Toronto, Ontario – VWT @ Downsview Park Allen Road
7/20 – Montreal, Quebec – VWT @ Park Jean Drapeau
7/23 – Mansfield, MA – VWT @ Tweeter Center
7/24 – Darien Center, NY – VWT @ Darien Lake P.A.C.
7/25 – Camden, NJ – VWT @ Susquehanna Bank Center
7/26 – Uniondale, NY – VWT @ Nassau Coliseum
7/27 – Scranton, PA – VWT @ Toyota Pavilion
7/28 – Englishtown, NJ – VWT @ Raceway Park
7/29 – Pittsburg, PA – VWT @ Post Gazette Pavilion @ Star Lake
7/30 – Cincinnati, OH – VWT @ Riverbend Amphitheatre
7/31 – Noblesville, IN – VWT @ Verizon Wireless Amphitheater
8/1 – Milwaukee, WI – VMT @ Marcus Amphitheater
8/2 – Tinley Park, IL – VWT @ First Midwest Bank Amphitheatre
8/3 – Shakopee, MN – VWT @ Canterbury Park
8/5 – Saskatoon, Saskatchewan – VWT @ Credit Union Centre
8/6 – Calgary, Alberta – VWT @ Race City Speedway
8/8 – Nampa, ID – VWT @ Idaho Center Amphitheatre
8/9 – George, Washington – VWT @ Gorge Amphitheatre
8/10 – St Helens, OR – VWT @ Columbia Meadows
8/13 – Fresno, CA – VWT @ Save Mart Center
8/14 – Chula Vista, CA – VWT @ Cricket Wireless Amphitheatre
8/15 – Mountain View, CA – VWT @ Shoreline Amphitheatre
8/16 – Marysville, CA – VWT @ Sleep Train Amphitheatre
8/17 – Carson, CA – VWT @ Home Depot Center
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Tool Goes to Europe

June 19th, 2007

Reverend Maynard and company have confirmed the following European dates throughout September and October:

8/11 – Hildescheim, GER – M’era Luna Festival
8/12 – Katowice, POL – Spodek Metal Hammer Festival
8/13 – Budapest, HUN – Sziget Festival
8/15 – Salzburg, AUT – Frequency Festival
8/16 – Gampel, SWI – Gampel Festival
8/18 – Hasselt, BEL – Pukkelpop Festival
8/19 – Dronten, NET – Lowlands Festival
8/21 – London, UK – Brixton Academy
8/22 – London, UK – Brixton Academy
8/23 – Manchester, UK – TBA
8/25 – Paris , FRA – Rock An Seine Festival
8/26 – Frankfurt, GER – Area 4 Festival
8/28 – Frankfurt, GER – Jahrhunderthalle
8/31 – Vitoria-Gasteiz, SPA – Azkena Festival
9/2 – Bologna, ITA – Arena Parco Nord
9/4 – Zagreb, CRO – Salata
9/5 – Belgrade, SER – TBA
9/7 – Istanbul, TUR – Kurucesme Amphitheater
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Initial Lineup Leak for Lollapalooza

April 10th, 2007

A local Wisconsin paper was the first to leak the initial lineup of Lollapalooza, officially set to hit the wire tomorrow. The festivial happens in Chicago from August 3rd-5th.

Set to appear arePearl Jam, My Morning Jacket, Snow Patrol, the Stooges, Yeah Yeah Yeahs, Modest Mouse, TV on The Radio, LCD Soundsystem, Interpol, Patti Smith, Regina Spektor, Lupe Fiasco, Amy Winehouse, and the Hold Steady with many more. Read more…

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Details on Maroon 5’s Sophmore Album

March 13th, 2007

Maroon 5’s sophmore album, It Won’t Be Soon Before Long is scheduled for world wide release on May 22nd. This album follows their 2002 debut album Songs About Jane, which found its way up the Billboard top 200 chart to number #6 in August of ‘04.

The band says they’re holding off from touring till September ‘07, but are sheduled to perform along side the Police in Miami on July 10th. Read more…

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Interpol In Canada

March 13th, 2007

Interpol has announced a mid-to-late April trek across Canada beginning in Ottawa, Ontario the 15th and ending in Vancouver, British Columbia the 25th. From there they make their way to Coachella on the 27th.

Presumably they will be introducing their fans to some new material from their yet-to-be-named album due in early summer 2007.

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Coachella Line-up Announced!!!

January 22nd, 2007

The organizers of the monolith desert festival that is Coachella have announced the entire line-up. Over three days in Indio, CA this April, the following artists will be appearing.

Friday, April 27th

Bjork, Interpol, Jesus & Mary Chain, Arctic Monkeys, Jarvis Cocker, Sonic Youth,
DJ Shadow, Peeping Tom, Brazilian Girls, Felix Da Housecat,
Rufus Wainwright, Stephen Marley featuring Junior Gong, Nickel Creek, We Are Scientists, Digitalism, Tokyo Police Club, Comedians of Comedy, El-P, Julieta Venegas, Gogol Bordello, Circa Survive, Silversun Pickups, Gillian Welch, Tilly & the Wall, Benny Benassi, Amy Winehouse, David Guetta, Noisettes, Evil Nine, Busdriver, Brother Ali

Saturday, April 28th

Red Hot Chili Peppers, The Arcade Fire, Tiesto, The Decemberists, The Good, the Bad, & the Queen, Travis, Kings of Leon, Gotan Project, The Rapture LCD Soundsystem, Blonde Redhead, The New Pornographers, Black Keys, !!!, Regina Spektor, Hot Chip, MSTRKRFT, Ozomatli, Ghostface Killa Fountains of Wayne, Jack’s Mannequin, Peter, Bjorn & John, VNV Nation, Sparkelhorse, Night Watchman, Roky Erickson and the Explosives, Cornelius, CocoRosie, Andrew Bird, The Frames, The Fratellis, Justice, Erol Alkan, Bojones, Pharoahe Monch, Fields, The Cribs, Girl Talk, Mike Relm

Sunday, April 29th

Rage Against the Machine, Manu Chao, Happy Mondays, Air, Willie Nelson, Paul Van Dyk, Placebo, Kaiser Chiefs, Damien Rice, The Roots, Crowded House, Explosions in the Sky, Konono No. 1, Soulwax, Richie Hawtin, Infected Mushroom, Lily Allen, Amos Lee, Jose Gonzalez, Spank Rock, Rodrigo y Gabriella, Against Me!, Ratatat, Junior Boys, The Feeling, The Kooks, CSS, The Klaxons, Tapes ‘n’ Tapes, TeddyBears, Lupe Fiasco, Mando Diao, Grizzly Bear, Mika, The Coup, The Avett Brothers, Anathallo, Fair to Midland Read more…

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U2 & Green Day Taken Down by Westlife

November 15th, 2006

The juggernaut possibilities of a U2-Green Day collaboration were taken down a peg as their cover of The Skids’ “The Saints are Coming” was outsold. Boy band Westlife’s cover of Bette Midler’s “The Rose” narrowly kept U2 & Green Day from debuting at number 1 on the UK charts. Read more…

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Lips & Barkley Usher in ‘07

November 15th, 2006

The Flaming Lips and Gnarls Barkley are set to begin 2007 together with a show on December 31st at the Bill Graham Civic Auditorium in San Francisco. Read more…

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The Freddie Mercury Movie

November 13th, 2006

A film documenting the life of charismatic Queen frontman Freddie Mercury is currently in the works. The surviving Queen members Brian May, Roger Taylor, and John Deacon are all involved.

Guitarist May explained, “There is a film in the pipeline and we’re all involved in it.
“I’m not allowed to say much about it and casting isn’t finalised but we’ve had some incredible offers to play Freddie. Really incredible.”

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Tenacious D Premieres on YouTube

November 3rd, 2006

The first six minutes of Tenacious D’s new film, Tenacious D and the Pick of Destiny, has been posted on Opening with a cartoon full of fart jokes and cameos by Meatloaf and Ronnie James Dio, the movie promises to be as rocktacular (or, perhaps, rocktastic?) as the duo itself. Check it out:

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