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by 99Rock - Rock Blog posted Jul 11 2014 3:37PM

99Rock Music News:  Weezer’s ‘Everything Will Be Alright In the End’ is Out September 30


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Just a week after Weezer unveiled their intriguing album cover art for their upcoming record Everything Will Be Alright In the End, the band has revealed a release date for the project.
In a YouTube clip released yesterday (July 8), the band lets the world know that on Sept. 30, 2014, they’ll be hearing new music from the band. The video is titled “Return To Ithaca” and gritty guitar and striking piano is heard in the background as well as snippets of some of the music off the record.

In an interview with EW.com, the band offered a telling description of the new album. “If you took the Pinkerton band and then play all the other records — that’s what we sound like now,” drummer Patrick “Frisbee Wizard” Wilson said. “Bombastic, loose, kind of booming. This record sounds like it’s going to have the tight structure of Blue Album with a little bit more abandon like Pinkerton.“



 
 
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by 99Rock - Rock Blog posted Jul 10 2014 3:33PM
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99Rock Music News:  Watch Interpol’s Surftacular Video for ‘All the Rage Back Home’


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Interpol will offer up their fifth full-length album on Sept. 9, titled El Pintor. The collection will be released by Matador Records, and will open with the peppy bounce of lead song, “All the Rage Back Home,” for which a music video has dropped yesterday (July 9).

Peppy by Interpol’s standards, of course; not peppy by, say, Miley Cyrus’ standards.
The black-and-white video, directed by frontman Paul Banks and collaborator Sophia Peer, finds the band performing the new song in a darkened room. Meanwhile, shots outside said room are spliced into the picture, featuring large, rushing waves.

Those waves are traversed by the video’s secondary star: a surfer, who has quite the skill, doing some acrobatics over the surges with nary a bobble.


 
 
by 99Rock - Rock Blog posted Jul 9 2014 3:29PM

99Rock Music News:  You Can Buy Flea of the Red Hot Chili Peppers’ L.A. Estate — If You Have $6.8 Million


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Maybe you’re a massive Red Hot Chili Peppers fan looking to buy a house in the Los Angeles area — oh, and you’re loaded, too.

If so, the band’s notorious bass player Flea is selling his estate in the city’s Griffith Park area for just under $7 million.

According to Curbed Los Angeles, the property is packed with local history. It was built in 1925 by Van Griffith, the son of Griffith J. Griffith, the original benefactor for nearby Griffith Park, home to all sorts of attractions, including the Griffith Observatory and popular outdoor concert venue, the Greek Theatre.
The .78-acre location is loaded with amenities, such as a saltwater swimming pool and a loggia with an outdoor fireplace. The main house features four bedrooms, three-and-a-half baths and even a speakeasy. The guest house was recently remodeled, with two bedrooms and a wood-burning fireplace.

Prospective buyers can see more photos and set an appointment to view the property at Estately.com.

 
by 99Rock - Rock Blog posted Jul 1 2014 10:47AM

99Rock News:  Best Movies Disappearing (& Appearing!) On Netflix Today


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By Nadia Noir

Trying to catch up with new episodes of Orange is the New Black? Change the channel for a second so you don’t miss out on some cinematic classics that Netflix is nixing from their catalog come July 1st. Your challenge, if you chose to accept it, is to somehow watch Rocky I-IV, Chinatown, and Spaceballs before they disappear from the streaming movie service.

Gizmodo released a list of movies and television shows disappearing tomorrow. Check them out below.

As Good As It Gets
Bang the Drum Slowly
Chinatown
Close Encounters of the Third Kind
Dr. Strangelove
Event Horizon
Evil Dead II
From Russia With Love
Gattaca
Goldfinger
Lars and the Real Girl
Rocky
Rocky II
Rocky III
Rocky IV
Spaceballs
Taxi Driver
The Odd Couple
The Running Man
The Terminator
 
Film fanatics: don’t freak. Netflix will also be adding new titles in July as well. Vulture put those up for our viewing pleasure. Movies include a documentary called The Battered Bastards of Baseball, ’80s classic Honey, I Shrunk the Kids, Fever Pitch, and The Master.
 
New Seasons of TV:
Baby Daddy (Season 3, available July 18)
Comedy Bang Bang! (Season 2)
Continuum (Season 3, available July 26)
Hell on Wheels (Season 3, available July 19)
Lost Girl (Season 4, available July 24)
Melissa & Joey (Season 3, available July 18)
Witches of East End (Season 1)

Other movies available:
12 Angry Men
Bad Santa
Basic Instinct
Boyz N the Hood
Christmas with the Kranks (Available July 26)
City of God
Dead Man Walking
Funny Face
Gandhi
Hitch (Available July 14)
Homefront (Available July 9)
The Karate Kid
The Karate Kid II
The Karate Kid III
The Last Days
Legends of the Fall
The Manchurian Candidate (2004)
My Girl
My Girl 2
Out of the Furnace (Available 9)
The Parent Trap (1998)
Patton
Philadelphia
Primal Fear
Renoir (Available July 6)
Sleeping Beauty (2014) (Available July 12)
Sophie’s Choice
Star Trek VI: The Undiscovered County
Tarzan (1999)
Tarzan 2
Under the Tuscan Sun
Wolf Creek 2
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