Blotted Science -- a "supergroup" of sorts featuring guitarist Ron Jarzombek (Watchtower,) Alex Webster (Cannibal Corpse) and Hannes Grossmann (Obscura) -- just released their new EP, The Animation Of Entomology back on October 4.
As we've already reported, The Who will be releasing Quadrophenia: The Director’s Cut, a deluxe version of their 1973 album, Quadrophenia, in mid-November. To commemorate the album's release -- and pay homage to 1960s Mod Culture -- The Who are inviting filmmakers and animators to submit a music video for "5:15" that "does for the track what the Quadrophenia film did for the album."
Peavey has announced the Xport, a high-fidelity, portable 1/4-inch jack-to-USB audio interface for electric guitar and bass. Xport uses a standard USB cable to connect your guitar to a personal computer or laptop.
Some late-breaking dental news from England: The BBC reports that one of John Lennon's teeth will be auctioned in Stockport, England, next month. It is expected to bring in £10,000, or just under $16,000 US.
In a pretty impressive feat for 2011, Five Finger Death Punch moved over 91,000 copies of their latest album, American Capitalist, in its first week on sale to land in the No. 3 spot on the Billboard 200 chart.