Roundup: New Bob Mould Kicks Ass- He’ll Play Husker Du & Sugar Material This Fall On Tour

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Mark Eitzel will release his new solo album Don’t Be A Stranger on October 2. The first track  is “I Love You But You’re Dead”

Dee Snider has officially denounced Paul Ryan’s use of the 1984 Twisted Sister hit in his campaign to become the vice president of the United States. As reported by Guitar Aficionado, Snider’s management team found out about the song usage this week and released this comment from Snider: “I emphatically denounce Paul Ryan’s use of my song “We’re Not Gonna Take It” as recorded by my band Twisted Sister. There is almost nothing on which I agree with Paul Ryan, except perhaps the use of the P90X.”

Green Day have confirmed that they will be appearing at Reading Festival this weekend to play their seminal 1994 album Dookie in full.

Lana Del Rey has been named the face of Jaguar in a new promotional campaign for the forthcoming F-Type model sports car.

Nikki Monniger, from Silversun Pickups, is expecting twin girls. See the band this Monday on Conan.

Bob Mould will release his Merge debut Silver Age on September 4th.  He’ll tour with his full band playing the classic Sugar album Copper Blue with an additional set mixing the new Silver Age material with Husker Du, Sugar and Mould solo classics to complete the evening.

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Pat Ferrise grew up loving ”the punk rock” and “new wave.” His years at one of the nation’s top college radio stations ultimately led him to a 15-year run as music director of alternative music icon WHFS Washington/Baltimore. Rolling Stone magazine named him of the most influential programmers of the 90s. He’s recorded two albums under the moniker Trampoline for the now defunct SpinArt label. He lives in Baltimore and takes no credit for writing this bio.