[News + Random] This Week The Trend (30 Oct – 05 Nov)

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[GIG UPDATE] Hidden Agenda 4.0 Opening Soon! Upcoming Gigs: Anti Flay X Joey The Gangster, MONO, Periphery

Hidden Agenda 4.0 即將開幕!很有工業藝術感的門廊設計!各位樂迷記得出席開幕現場活動喔!(細節在下)

New HA opening soon! So stoked to see this amazing artwork at the entrance! Don’t miss the opening party and upcoming gigs below 👇🏻

Anti-Flag X Joey The Gangster – Live in Hong Kong
Date 日期: 15 December 2016
Time 時間: 8:00pm
Ticket 票價: FREE ENTRY
Periphery – Live In Hong Kong
Opening Band 暖場樂團: Qollision
Date 日期: 15 February 2017
Time 時間: 8:00pm
Ticket 票價: $360 (advance), $460 (walk-in), $660 (VIP, including Meet & Greet Session) at Ticketflap.com
MONO – Live in Hong Kong 2017
Date 日期: 15 January 2017
Time 時間: 8:00pm
Venue 地點: Hidden Agenda (new address!)
Ticket 票價: $360 (advance), $420 (walk-in), $320 (student) at ticketflap.com

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[NEWS] Bullet for My Valentine – Don’t Need You

Bullet For My Valentine 分享新單曲 Don’t Need You 在教堂拍攝的照片,表示下週一會連同官方視頻正式推出。樂團較早前上載短片作預吿,視頻於中世紀教堂取景,十分壯觀。

Bullet For My Valentine shared artwork for new single “Don’t Need You” which will be out on Monday. A video filmed in a mid-century church is also coming along the way, with a few clips released earlier this week as teaser.

 

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[NEWS] Drummer Luke Holland Leaves The Word Alive

在15年曾到港演出的 The Word Alive 今天在Facebook發表聲明,宣布鼓手 Luke Holland 將在年底離隊。樂團聲明道:「⋯⋯今天我們想給你帶來一個苦樂參半的消息⋯⋯ Luke 已加入TWA大家庭近五年,決定在今年年底跟大家說再見。即將舉行的The Overdose Tour 會是他的最後一次參與的巡演⋯⋯」當Luke被問及未來計劃時,他向AP記者表示:「我沒有什麼特別安排,但我想要更專注自己的創作,回到令樂迷認識我的地方 —— YouTube。」

The Word Alive, who had visited Hong Kong in 2015, announced today that their drummer, Luke Holland, will be leaving the band at the end of this year via a Facebook statement.

The band states, “…we’re writing you this afternoon with some bittersweet news… After almost five years of being a part of the TWA family, Luke Holland will be saying goodbye at the end of this year. The Overdose Tour will be his final tour…”

When asked what his plans for the future are, Luke Holland told Alternative Press: “I don’t have anything in particular lined up, but I do want to focus even more on my craft and get back to what gave me a fanbase in the first place, which was YouTube…”

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[NEWS] Finally! David Bowie Emojis Are Here!

今天有傳 Apple 將推出另一個與搖滾有關的emoji圖案。若果你把iPhone系統更新至iOS 10.2,就會看到以 David Bowie 的Aladdin Sane專輯封面為靈感的emoji,平日的印象主角面上有閃電圖案,頭髮梳理得如火焰般,穿上Bowie音樂另一角色Ziggy Stardust的套裝!David Bowie在今年一月突然去世,終年69歲。

The new iPhone update for iOS 10.2 will have brand new emojis, including David Bowie’s iconic artwork to “Aladdin Sane” with lightning bolt, flamboyant hair and even a Ziggy Stardust-style jump suit! Bowie passed away this January at the age of 69.

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[NEW NOISE] Woes (New Rude Records Signee!) – Worst Friend

格拉斯哥Pop Punk樂團Woes剛加入Rude Records成為期下成員之一。樂隊表現受到行內人士注意,連近年在各國Pop Punk界取得很好成績、同樣來自英國的類型的 Neck Deep 也特別介紹 Woes 給其粉絲們。樂團剛剛推出了首個視頻 Worst Friend,歌曲旋律非常爽朗直接,副歌部份流暢,令人琅琅上口,是典型流行朋克之作,其同名EP將於11月25日推出。

Glasgow pop-punk group Woes is signed to Rude Records. The band is highly recommended by their UK genre mates Neck Deep; and has just dropped their hook-laden debut video “Worst Friend”. The song has the straight-forward, scream-along chorus and technical instrumentation which make it easily becomes a pop punk anthem. Their upcoming self-titled EP will be out on November 25.

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[NEWS] Slipknot – Live in Taiwan & Knotfest Japan

Slipknot 本週首次抵台演出,再加上本週末的 Knotfest Japan,未知有沒有香港樂迷專程前往支持呢?

Slipknot performed in Taiwan for the first time this week before heading to Japan for their own festival Knotfest! Any fans from Hong Kong will fly over to catch the show?

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[NEWS] X-Japan Founder Yoshiki Live From New York City

有沒有日系搖滾樂迷們?X-Japan 的 Yoshiki 本週在紐約作直播喔!他還即席演奏幾個古典樂曲章節。

Any J-rock / visual rock fans here? X-Japan founder Yoshiki was streaming from New York City Billboard studio and played a few classical tunes for you.

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[FLASHBACK] Marilyn Manson – The Beautiful People

一年中最重要的節日 – Halloween!又是聆聽人稱 The God of Fuck 的 Marilyn Manson 的時候!The Beautiful People 是 Manson 1996年出版的專輯 Antichrist Superstar 的主打單曲。至今仍是他們最有名的和最成功的原創歌曲之一,即使英國廣播公司亦稱之為「仍然最令人印象非常深刻」。

To the most important festival of the year! Here comes Marilyn Manson, the God of Fuck! “The Beautiful People” the lead single from Manson’s 1996 album, Antichrist Superstar. It remains as one of their most famous and most successful original songs. Even BBC referred the track as “still the most impressive”.

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[FLASHBACK] Rob Zombie – Dragula

說起萬聖節感覺⋯⋯不禁令人想起 Rob Zombie 的經典Dragula!此曲是 Rob 作獨立發展後最知名的作品之一,是其1998年發布的首張個人專輯 Hellbilly 主打單曲。視頻拍攝 Rob 駕駛復古家庭車的情形,穿插不同驚悚電影的片段。

Speaking of Halloween, this real horror song will definitely be on the playlist! “Dragula” is one of Rob Zombie’s most recognizable song, released in 1998 as the lead single from his solo debut “Hellbilly Deluxe.” The video features Rob Zombie riding in the Munster Koach and punctuates different scenes from thriller movie.

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[FLASHBACK] Nirvana – MTV Unplugged in New York (album)

Nirvana 的 MTV Unplugged in New York 於九四年今天出版,至今已有26年,亦是樂團銷量最高的現場專輯,相信不少在閱讀此帖的樂迷亦有收藏一張。你知道其實 The Man Who Sold The World 是重新演繹 David Bowie 的作品嗎?

Nirvana released MTV Unplugged in New York today in 1994 (26th anniversary!) This is also their highest-selling live album in their career. Guess you also have a copy in your disc shelf. Do you know “The Man Who Sold The World” is originally by David Bowie?

 

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