The Rock Show: Off the Air

October 13, 2011

Update 10/13

Welcome back to The Rock Show, where it’s all about the music!

Paramore has announced a tempting offer – by joining their “Singles Club,” you’ll be able to receive three new singles (ha! I get it!) between now and the end of the year.  The three singles are “In the Mourning,” “Renegade,” and one we’ve never heard anything about before – “Hello Cold World.”  The band’s website has all the details (link).  Apparently this will be the only way to get your hands on these singles before the new album comes out (supposedly next year) – interesting marketing strategy.  I’m not sure if I’m impatient enough for this, as I tend to avoid signing up for fanclubs and such.  I’ll probably just wait for the new album.

Speaking of singles, Pearl Jam’s “Ole” is the free download of the week on iTunes this week.  Of course, the band hosted the song on their own website for free download for a while (though I can’t tell if it’s still available).  What this means, though, is that “Ole” is actually being released as an official single.  That’s all well and good – I’m still keeping my ears peeled for news on the new album.

Also, as an FYI, since Lehigh’s Pacing Break is over, expect The Rock Show to be back on the air this Sunday from 3pm to 5pm.  Tune in on 91.3 FM WLVR Bethlehem, or stream live at www.wlvr.org.  Listen for the new Coheed tune, something off Orianthi’s brand new EP, some new Steven Wilson, and much more!

New artists added to the library:  The Joy Formidable (The Big Roar)

Artists updated in the library:  Orianthi (Fire – EP), Coheed & Cambria (Deranged [single song])

Artists to watch:  The Joy Formidable, The Pretty Reckless, Young the Giant, Rev Theory, VersaEmerge

Upcoming Shows:

October 14 – Bush with Chevelle and Filter at the Electric Factory in Philadelphia, PA

October 16 – Dream Theater at the Merriam Theater in Philadelphia, PA

October 21 – Jane’s Addiction at the House of Blues Atlantic City in Atlantic City, NJ

October 22 – Smashing Pumpkins at the Tower Theater in Upper Darby, PA

October 26 – Circa Survive at the Electric Factory in Philadelphia, PA

October 30 – Evanescence at the House of Blues Atlantic City in Atlantic City, NJ

November 5 – Korn at the Tower Theater in Upper Darby, PA

November 10 – Foo Fighters with Social Distortion and The Joy Formidable at the Wells Fargo Center in Philadelphia, PA *

November 12 – Steven Wilson at the Temple Performing Arts Center in Philadelphia, PA

November 20 – The Airborne Toxic Event at the Electric Factory in Philadelphia, PA

November 23 – Chris Cornell (Solo Acoustic) at the Symphony Hall in Allentown, PA

November 25 – Chris Cornell at the Borgata in Atlantic City, NJ

November 26 – Guns N Roses at the Susquehanna Bank Center in Camden, NJ

December 29 – Taking Back Sunday at the House of Blues Atlantic City in Atlantic City, NJ

* I’ll be there

~The Rock Show, where it’s all about the music!  Keep listening!

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