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Quireboys To Tour With Choirboys?

July 26, 2017 // 0 Comments

ENGLISH honky-tonk rockers the Quireboys want to bury the hatchet with their long-time Aussie irritants and tour as a confusing double-bill with the Choirboys. In the 1980s, the English band had to change their name to London Quireboys in the United States to avoid confusion with the “Run To Paradise” crew from Sydney’s northern beaches. But on the latest episode of the White Line Fever podcast, Quireboys guitarist Guy Griffin says it’s time to cash in on the coincidence with an Australian trek featuring both bands. “It happens to a lot of bands, especially UK bands,” said Griffin. “When we got to [read on]

Chester Bennington Commits Suicide

July 21, 2017 // 0 Comments

CHESTER Bennington, the rock singer whose former bands include Dead By Sunrise, has committed suicide. The celebrity news website TMZ.com  had quoted law enforcement sources as saying Bennington, 41, was found hanged in his Palos Verdes Estates home in the Los Angeles area at 9am Thursday local time. The Associated Press later confirmed the news. He is survived by six children. Bennington is best known for his time in cross-over band Linkin Park but isalso a former frontman for Stone Temple Pilots. He died on the birthday of another tragic star, his close friend Chris Cornell of Soundgarden. After Cornell died by his own hand in May, [read on]