If you’ve been a casual follower of Matt Sorum’s career — the drummer’s career includes stints in the Cult, Guns N Roses and Velvet Revolver — you might be surprised by his new album, Stratosphere (credited to “Matt Sorum and Fierce Joy”). It’s pretty far from the hard rock sounds of his career bands. On this album, Sorum is in singer-songwriter mode, and trades his seat behind the drums for vocals and guitar.
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The Melvins’ Trevor Dunn To Green Day’s Billie Joe: “Nothing Worse Than Some Rock ‘N Roll Brat Throwing A Tantrum”
The bass player of the Melvins recently let his feelings be known about Billie Joe Armstrong’s onstage rant in Las Vegas, and they’re not very nice at all. Is this a case of “haters gonna hate,” or does he have a point?