The Dish - 11/06/13
11/6/2013 3:01:00 PM
--Fall Out Boy To Play Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade
Fall Out Boy will be celebrating Turkey Day in New York City this year. The band has been tapped to play the 87th annual Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade, which will also feature performances from the Goo Goo Dolls and Gavin DeGraw. Carrie Underwood, Ariana Grande, Joan Jett, the "Duck Dynasty" cast, and Jimmy Fallon and the Roots are set to take part in the holiday tradition as well. It all starts November 28th at 9:00 a.m. Eastern. More information about the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade is available at Macys.com/Parade.
--Imagine Dragons Earn Four People's Choice Nods
Imagine Dragons will be leading the pack of rockers at the People's Choice Awards. Nominations for the 2014 ceremony were announced on Tuesday, and the Las Vegas band earned four nods. They're in the running for Favorite Breakout Artist, Favorite Band, Favorite Alternative Band, and Favorite Song for their smash single "Radioactive." Other People's Choice contenders include Paramore, Lorde, OneRepublic, Fall Out Boy, Avicii, and Mumford and Sons, while Justin Timberlake and Katy Perry lead all nominated musicians with five nods each. Fans can vote for their favorites now at PeoplesChoice.com, with the winners scheduled to be unveiled January 8th at a ceremony in Los Angeles.
Here are some of the nominees for the 2014 People's Choice Awards:
Favorite Male Artist
Favorite Female Artist
Favorite Breakout Artist
Favorite Alternative Band
Fall Out Boy
Mumford & Sons
Just Give Me A Reason (P!nk feat. Nate Ruess)
Mirrors (Justin Timberlake)
Radioactive (Imagine Dragons)
Roar (Katy Perry)
When I Was Your Man (Bruno Mars)
--Pussy Riot Member Being Transfered To Siberian Prison
Imprisoned Russian punk rocker Nadya Tolokonnikova [[ nadia to-lo-kon-ya-kova ]] may be on her way to a prison deep in Siberia. Officials recently confirmed that the Pussy Riot member was being transfered to a new prison, and now her husband, Peter Verzilov, tells "Rolling Stone" that a source in Russia's prison administration says she's being moved to a facility located more than two-thousand miles east of Moscow. She was originally in a prison colony just six-hours outside of Moscow, but went on a hunger strike to protest the conditions there. Verzilov says his source expects Nadya to arrive at the central Siberian prison by the end of the week. It would be the first time she has been seen by her family and supporters since October 20th.
Tolokonnikova and one of her bandmates are currently serving a two-year jail sentence for participating in a punk-performance protest against Russian President Vladimir Putin. They're scheduled to be released this coming March.
--Slayer Reissuing 10 Albums On Vinyl
Slayer fans will have a lot of new vinyl to enjoy just in time for the holidays. The thrash metal veterans have announced plans to remaster ten of their albums and put them out on "the highest quality, 180-gram audiophile vinyl" on December 10th. Records getting the reissue treatment range from 1986's landmark release "Reign in Blood" to the band's most recent studio effort, 2009's "World Painted Blood." Each album will feature the original artwork, and for the first run in the U.S., 500 unmarked copies will be pressed on "blood red" colored vinyl and randomly distributed as part of a so-called "lucky dip." Fans are encouraged to look out for more announcements about the reissue campaign at Slayer.net.
--Chino Moreno, Crosses Releasing Debut In February
Chino Moreno is ready to put out more music with yet another side project. The Deftones frontman just released an album with Palms this summer, and now he's announced plans to release an album with Crosses this coming February. The band's self-titled debut full-length will include five new songs paired with tracks they've taken from the EPs they put out over the past two years. In addition to Moreno, Crosses also includes Far guitarist Shaun Lopez and Chuck Doom. Fans can pre-order their new album starting November 26th, while the collection is scheduled to arrive in stores on February 11th.
Living Colour's Corey Glover is 49.
Bad Religion frontman Greg Graffin is 49.
MxPx frontman Mike Herrera is 37.
The Sex Pistols played its first gig. The show, at St. Martin's School of Art in London, only lasted ten-minutes before organizers turned off the electricity.
Rage Against the Machine released its self-titled album.
Motley Crue drummer Tommy Lee and wife Pamela Anderson Lee were unsuccessful in having a court block Internet Entertainment Group from offering free viewings of their X-rated home video.
Jon Bon Jovi traveled to Wisconsin with democratic presidential candidate Al Gore to help him campaign.
Guns N' Roses cancelled its concert in Portland, Maine. City officials said the issue was band members' on-stage drinking, which was illegal because the show included pyrotechnics. Band members claimed the fire marshals were imposing rules that weren't applied to previous concerts by other artists, and it kept them from putting on a quality show.
Iron Maiden, the New York Dolls, and Ronnie James Dio were among those recognized at the Classic Rock Roll of Honour ceremony, presented in London by the UK magazine "Classic Rock."
Linkin Park's single "Leave Out All the Rest" was featured multiple times in an episode of the CBS crime drama, "CSI." The song was taken from the band's "Minutes to Midnight" album.
Aerosmith's Joe Perry announced that frontman Steven Tyler was no longer in the group, telling "The Las Vegas Sun," quote, "Steven has quit as far as I can tell." Tyler was thought to have left the band after a concert in Dubai five days earlier. While talk of Aerosmith finding a new frontman followed, Tyler eventually returned to the fold.
Thirty Seconds to Mars and Linkin Park were among the winners at the MTV Europe Music Awards. Coldplay, the Red Hot Chili Peppers and Snow Patrol also performed at the ceremony in Belfast, Northern Ireland.