Quick Hits: Green Day, album sales, Alicia Keys, Katy Perry, Theory Of A Deadman, Janelle Monae, Neil Young, The Doors, Trey Anastasio, Baroness
... summer tour. "I wanted to work with Peter because he is a master at creating a sonic landscape. We were hoping for a cinematic end result."Metal band Baroness was involved in a serious bus crash in England, with nine people injured in the accident. According to reports, the bus fell 30 feet off a viaduct, with all nine people on board going to the hospital. The band's label Relapse Records announced that Baroness have canceled the rest of their European tour. Quick Hits: Green Day, album sales, Alicia Keys, Katy Perry, Theory Of A Deadman
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Theory of a Deadman's Tyler Connolly says it's about the songs
... When Theory of a Deadman
frontman/lead guitarist Tyler Connolly leaves the music industry behind, he would like nothing more than to hear his songs on classic rock radio stations. "We're not one of those bands people come see because we have a cult following or because we wear a bunch of make up or something," Connolly told SoundSpike. "It's a song thing, which is great being a songwriter. I love the fact that my songs are on the radio and people sing along. It's great. It's something that when I'm retired, old and gray, they'll still be playing 'Bad Girlfriend' on classic rock or something. That'll be awesome. I love touring, but for me it's about writing songs." Theory of a Deadman
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Column - The day Blink 182, Gallows, Rick Wakeman & Theory Of A Deadman went to Parliament...
... Where else could the leader of the All Party Jazz Appreciation Group, Michael Connarty MP, address a panel of rock luminaries and shock them? Well he triggered a look of horror across several of the musicians faces as he urged them to look at the means used by the US government to cut off Wikileaks' funding as a model for their own battles against the online pirates. Rock'n'roll and parliament may have moved a step closer over lunch, but thankfully it's clear they remain odd bedfellows... Paul Stokes @Stokesie Column - The day Blink 182, Gallows, Rick Wakeman & Theory Of A Deadman
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Theory of a Deadman (2001-)
Tyler Connolly (vocals, guitar)
Dave Brenner (guitar)
Dean Back (bass)
Joey Dandeneau (drums) 2007-
Brent Fitz (drums) 2004-2007
Tim Hart (drums) 2001-2004
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Tyler Connolly, Dave Brenner and Dean back met in a guitar class and formed the band. Later on, Tyler met Nickelback's Chad Kroeger and handed him a demo cut by Theory of a Deadman. Kroeger liked what he heard and signed Theory of a Deadman to his own label, 604 Records.
In 2008, Theory of a Deadman appeared on the Canadian awards show, The Juno Awards, after conducting a Canadian tour called Journey to the Junos.
Theory of a Deadman played the halftime show at the 96th Grey Cup. The Super Bowl for the Canadian Football League put the band in front of 66,308 people and a broadcast that was carried by the Canadian cable channel, TSN and the American channel Versus. The game was also broadcast on ESPN360.com.
The band's third album, Scars & Souvenirs
, featured eight singles, including "So Happy," "By The Way
," "Little Smirk," "Bad Girlfriend," "All or Nothing," "Hate My Life," "Not Meant to Be" and "Wait for Me." The band invited American Idol
participant, Chris Daughtry to provide the vocals on "By The Way."
Theory of a Deadman has collaborated with World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE) on various occasions. They performed the theme song, "Deadly Game" for the WWE's No Way Out pay-per-view in 2006. The song is included on the complication album, WWE Reckless Intent. The band also covered "No Chance in Hell," the theme song for WWE's Vince McMahon, which appears on WWE The Music: Vol. 8.
Singer, Tyler Connolly, appears on a duet with Canadian country singer Aaron Pritchett covering "The Weight
" by The Band.