Chevelle's SAM LOEFFLER Talks 'La Gargola', Brotherhood & More [INTERVIEW]

Posted 7/24/2014 5:18:00 PM

CHEVELLE is approaching their 20th anniversary, a huge milestone for a band of brothers (or any band, for that matter). Sara caught up with drummer SAM LOEFFLER to talk about how fans are reacting to their latest record La Gargola, the band's partnership with Tech For Africa, what he and his brother/bandmate Pete grew up listening to, and more. Plus, he answered the essential 5 Questions - take a listen!

Chevelle is on tour now, and they'll be in our area Friday August 29th at the Tower Theatre with Kyng and Dayshell - Get tickets HERE.



Rabbi's On This Day: Thursday, 7/24/14

Posted 7/24/2014 12:00:00 PM

Thursday, July 24, 2014

TODAY'S BIRTHDAYS:

  • Jennifer Lopez (actress-singer-dancer, In Living ColorSelenaAnacondaOut Of SightGigli, Monster-In-LawThe Back-Up Plan) (45)
  • Barry Bonds (controversial baseball player; former San Francisco Giants outfielder) (50)
  • Bindi Irwin (nature activist and daughter of the late Crocodile Hunter Steve Irwin) (16)
  • Ruth Buzzi (actress/comedienne) (78)
  • Lynda Carter (actress, TV's Wonder Woman) (63)
  • Gus Van Sant (director, My Own Private IdahoDrugstore CowboyTo Die For, Good Will HuntingElephantLast DaysMilk) (62)
  • Anna Paquin (actress, True Blood, The Piano, won an Oscar for her role in The Piano when she was just 11, Amistad, the X-Men movies, Almost FamousBury My Heart at Wounded Knee; married to actor Stephen Moyer) (32)
  • Michael Richards (actor, Kramer from TV's Seinfeld) (65)
  • Kadeem Hardison (actor, A Different World's Dwayne Wayne) (49)
  • Robert Hays (actor, the Airplane! movies) (67)
  • Dan Hedaya (actor, CluelessThe Usual SuspectsThe First Wives ClubA Civil ActionThe HurricaneShaft) (74)
  • Kristin Chenoweth (actress, The West WingUgly Betty, ...


Loudwire's 20 Facts You Probably Didn’t Know About Slayer

Posted 7/23/2014 5:00:00 PM

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Rabbi's On This Day: Wednesday, 7/23/14

Posted 7/23/2014 12:00:00 PM

TODAY'S BIRTHDAYS:

    • Slash (born Saul Hudson, former lead guitarist, Guns N' Roses; lead guitarist, Velvet Revolver) (49)
    • David Essex (singer, "Rock On") (67)
    • John Hall (singer, Orleans, former Democratic congressman from New York State) (66)
    • Alison Krauss (singer and violinist) (43)
    • Daniel Radcliffe (actor, Harry in the Harry Potter movies) (25)
    • Woody Harrelson (actor, CheersWhite Men Can't JumpNatural Born KillersNo Country for Old Men, The People Vs. Larry FlyntThe MessengerZombielandTrue Detective) (53)
    • Anthony M. Kennedy (Supreme Court Justice) (78)
    • Don Imus (controversial talk radio host) (74)
    • Eriq La Salle (actor, Dr. Peter Benton on TV's ER) (52)
    • Monica Lewinsky (Clinton presidential scandal figure) (41)
    • Marlon Wayans (actor-comedian, In Living ColorThe Wayans Bros., the Scary Movie series, White ChicksLittle Man) (42)
    • Charisma Carpenter (actress, Buffy The Vampire Slayer and Angel's Cordelia, Veronica Mars) (44)
    • Michelle Williams (singer, Destiny's Child) (34)
    • Stephanie March (actress, Law & Order: Special Victims Unit, wife of chef Bobby Flay) (40)
    • Kathryn Hahn (actress, Crossing Jordan, Step ...


Slash’s Birthday – July 23, 1965

Posted 7/23/2014 12:00:00 AM

Slash’s Birthday – July 23, 1965

Conversation Starters

  • Happy 49th Birthday to Slash! Which do you prefer: Guns N’ Roses, Slash’s Snakepit, Velvet Revolver or Slash’s solo work?
  • Slash celebrates his birthday today! What GNR riff do you think shows the guitar legend at his best?
  • Happy Birthday Slash! What’s your favorite Guns N’ Roses album?

Fast Facts

  • Born:Saul Hudson on July 23, 1965 in Hampstead, United Kingdom
  • Age: 49
  • Most known for his role as the lead guitarist for Guns N’ Roses
  • Slash famously only plays Gibson Les Paul guitars
  • He met Steven Adler in high school and in 1983, they formed the band Road Crew
  • After Road Crew disbanded, Slash joined a local band known as Hollywood Rose, which featured singer Axl Rose and guitarist Izzy Stradlin
  • In 1985, Slash was asked to join Guns N’ Roses by Axl and Izzy
  • After the release of their 1987 debut ...


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