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Rush’s Geddy Lee to release new memoir in Fall 2022

Geddy Lee has announced that he will release a memoir slated for fall 2022. In an Instagram post, the bassist explained that the idea for a memoir came from his lockdown in Toronto during the pandemic. Lee wrote: “So, how did I kill time during the pandemic? Little did I know that as of March 2020 I’d be locked down for over a year and a half — the longest time I’d spent in Toronto since I was 19 and hit the Northern Ontario bar circuit with Rush.” He added: “I began to write. Words, that is.”

Lee also said that the memoir helped him grieve the death of his bandmate Neil Peart, who died months before the pandemic in January 2020. “My friend and collaborator on the Big Beautiful Book of Bass, Daniel Richler, saw how I was struggling in the aftermath of Neil’s passing, and tried coaxing me out of my blues with some funny tales from his youth, daring me to share my own in return,” he wrote. “So I did — reluctantly at first, but then remembering, oh yeah, I like wrestling with words.”

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Dave Grohl announces ‘The Storyteller: Live And In Person’ book tour in support of his memoir

Dave Grohl has announced a book tour in support of his forthcoming autobiography “The Storyteller.” Grohl will appear onstage at the Savoy Theatre in London, UK, which holds just over 1,000 people, next Monday, September 27; he will bring the tour stateside in October, with Grohl visiting New York City’s Town Hall
on October 5, the Lincoln Theater in Washington DC on October 7, and The Ford in LA, CA on the 12th and 13th.

Tickets for “Dave Grohl: The Storyteller Live And In Person” are on sale now, and are limited to two per transaction. Each ticket purchased includes a copy of “The Storyteller – Tales Of Life And Music”.  For tickets & other info, head here: DaveGrohl.lnk.to/TSL

Click here to pre-order The Storyteller.

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Tony Bennett and Lady Gaga to star in three new television specials; share new music video for “Love for Sale”

Tony Bennett and Lady Gaga will appear together for three new specials that will air on CBS, MTV and Paramount+.  The new deal ties in with Bennett and Gaga’s forthcoming album, ‘Love for Sale.’

The first TV special, ‘One Last Time: An Evening with Lady Gaga & Tony Bennett,’ will air Nov. 28 at 8 p.m. EDT on CBS.  The concert special was filmed at two of Bennett and Gaga’s sold out shows at Radio City Music Hall in August.  The second, ‘MTV Unplugged: Tony Bennett & Lady Gaga,’ will air on MTV in winter of this year. The special was filmed earlier this summer in New York City and will feature a combination of duets and solo performances from ‘Love for Sale.‘ The third and final special is a new documentary titled ‘The Lady and the Legend,’ and will stream on Paramount+ in 2022. The documentary explores the making of Bennett and Gaga’s most recent album together and their 10-year friendship.

The duo also just shared the new music video for their latest single, ‘Love for Sale,’ which can be viewed here. The track will appear on the forthcoming Love for Sale album from Gaga and Bennett that will be released on Oct. 1. The project will be Bennett’s final studio recording of his career; Bennett and his family announced in February that the 95-year-old was diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease in 2016.

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‘Schitt’s Creek’s Dan Levy signs Netflix deal for film and television

Schitt’s Creek co-creator and star Dan Levy has signed a new deal with Netflix. Netflix said in a press release that Levy, 38, will write and produce new film and TV projects for the streaming service.

Netflix head of global film Scott Stuber and Netflix head of global series Bela Bajaria said: “Dan Levy is an incredible all-around creative talent, who thoughtfully approaches every story with a meaningful perspective. His work on Schitt’s Creek charmed audiences around the world and we’re thrilled to partner and create new films and shows with Dan.” 

Levy’s first project will be an untitled romantic comedy film. Levy will write, direct and star in the film, as well as produce with Stacey Snider and Kate Fenske. Levy will begin work on his first TV series in July 2022.

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Ghost & Volbeat announce 2022 arena tour

Volbeat and Ghost have announced that they are teaming up to launch a U.S. co-headlining tour in 2022 that will feature support from Twin Temple. The 26-date arena tour will be kicking off on January 25th in Reno, NV at the Reno Events Center and will be wrapping up on March 3rd in Anaheim, Ca at the Honda Center.

Volbeat had the following to say about the trekL: “We are so incredibly excited to get back to these cities with a Volbeat headline show, but getting to do it alongside a headline show from our goulish friends in Ghost and bringing the incomparable Twin Temple with us? How soon will it be January already!? Start getting ready, the thunder and lightning is coming to your town in 2022.”

Ticket presale will begin on Thursday, September 23 at 10:00 a.m. through Thursday, September 23 at 10:00 p.m. via Ticketmaster. When prompted, type in the presale code “TOUR2022” to access tickets before the general public. General on-sale will be made available this Friday, September 24 at 10 a.m.

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Bring Me the Horizon release video for new single “DiE4u”

Bring Me the Horizon are back with a new single “DiE4u.”  According to a press release, “DiE4u” begins the second phase of the band’s series of ‘Post Human’ EPs. The first of the EP series, ‘Post Human: Survival Horror,’ arrived last year.

Said frontman Oli Sykes in a press release: “DiE4u’ is a song about toxic obsessions, vices and things you can’t kick. I think a lot of people went through very similar struggles while in lockdown, coming face to face with yourself and seeing who you really are and what’s important. The song is a triumphant and emotional one for me because it was a time of realization to kick the things that were no good, and to take the choice in bettering myself. It also connects to a deeper theme about us as a society, and how we need to look at the way we treat ourselves, each other as well as the world.”

Bring Me the Horizon will perform at Slipknot’s Knotfest Los Angeles on November 5th, and will hit the road for a tour of the UK in late September.

Check out the video for ‘DiE4u’ – here.

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73rd Primetime Emmy Awards: See the full list of winners

The 73rd annual Emmy Awards were held on Sunday night from Los Angeles, hosted by Cedric the Entertainer and airing live on CBS as well as streamed on Paramount+. The big winner of the evening was Netflix’s ‘The Crown’ winning the Best Drama honor and sweeping the acting categories. The Crown stars Olivia Colman, Josh O’Connor, Gillian Anderson and Tobias Menzies all took home the statuettes for Best Actress, Actor, Supporting Actress and Supporting Actor in a Drama. It also earned the Emmys for Best Writing and Directing for a Drama.

Apple TV+’s ‘Ted Lasso’ won for Best Comedy, with its stars Jason Sudeikis, Brett Goldstein and Hannah Waddingham winning in the Best Actor, Supporting Actor and Actress in a Comedy categories. Jean Smart was named Best Actress in a Comedy for HBO Max’s ‘Hacks,’ which also won for Best Writing and Best Directing for a Comedy.

Kate Winslet, Evan Peters and Julianne Nicholson from HBO’s ‘Mare of Easttown’ picked up the prizes for Best Actress, Supporting Actor and Actress in a Limited or Anthology Series or Movie.  Netflix’s ‘The Queen’s Gambit’ won for Best Limited or Anthology Series, and Ewan McGregor won for Best Actor in a Limited or Anthology Series or Movie for Netflix’s ‘Halston’.

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Chris Rock reveals Covid-19 diagnosis, urges fans to get vaccinated

Chris Rock revealed on social media Sunday that he has tested positive for Covid-19. “Hey guys I just found out I have COVID, trust me you don’t want this,” Rock tweeted Sunday. “Get vaccinated.”

Rock didn’t elaborate on his condition, but he had announced on The Tonight Show in May that he did receive the Johnson & Johnson vaccine. In an interview with Gayle King earlier this year (via Variety), Rock criticized those who did not want to get the vaccine, noting, “Let me put it this way: Do I take Tylenol when I get a headache? Yes. Do I know what’s in Tylenol? I don’t know what’s in Tylenol, Gayle. I just know my headache’s gone. Do I know what’s in a Big Mac, Gayle? No. I just know it’s delicious.”

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Members of Foo Fighters, Jane’s Addiction team up for new band ‘NHC’

Foo Fighters drummer Taylor Hawkins, Jane’s Addiction guitarist Dave Navarro, and bassist Chris Chaney have teamed up to form a new band called “NHC.”  The NHC group name stands for: N for Navarro; H for Hawkins; and C for Chaney.  Jane’s Addiction bassist Chaney and Foo Fighters drummer Hawkins previously played together in Alanis Morissette’s live band in the ’90s, while Chaney is also a part of Hawkins’ solo band ‘The Coattail Riders.’

NHC has recently shared two tracks – ‘Feed The Cruel‘ and ‘Better Move On,’ with Hawkins taking duties for lead vocals and drums, Navarro wielding the axe and Chaney playing bass.

NHC will make their live debut opening for Pearl Jam at the Ohana Festival in Dana Point, California on October 2.

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THE PRETTY RECKLESS share new video for acoustic version of “Only Love Can Save Me Now”

THE PRETTY RECKLESS has shared the video for the acoustic version of their latest hit single “Only Love Can Save Me Now.” Check it out – here.   Says singer Taylor Momsen: “It’s always tricky to do an acoustic version of songs that rely heavily on guitar riffs. “With ‘Only Love Can Save Me Now,’ we were pleasantly surprised by how it translated. Someday, I’d like to make a whole acoustic record of our songs.”

“Only Love Can Save Me Now” appears on the band’s new album “Death By Rock And Roll,” which also yielded two back-to-back No. 1 singles — “Death By Rock And Roll” and “And So It Went” (Feat. Tom Morello.)

“Only Love Can Save Me Now” is available for purchase and to stream here.

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