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Pop Evil Is Working on Fourth Album in Seattle with Producer Adam Kasper [Video]

The Pop Evil guys have been in Seattle these last weeks, beginning the recording process for their fourth album with producer Adam Kasper, who's worked with the Foo Fighters, Pearl Jam, and Soundgarden!

The guys sent us an update from the demo recordings the other day, which you can check out here, that includes some great photos, and a video greeting for Grand Rapids from Chachi!

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Pop Evil Sends Update from Studio in Seattle as Grand Rapids Band Works on New Music [Video]

Pop Evil have had an amazing few years, with their growing success, and the huge success of the Onyx album over the past couple of years. They wrapped up their touring behind the album a few weeks ago at The Intersection on December 20th, with a sold out show!

Now, the guys are already back at it, working on demos for their next album!

They've headed to Seattle for the work on this one, and they've sent us this special Grand Rapids update this week, covering what they've been doing.

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Five Finger Death Punch
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Five Finger Death Punch Is in the Studio Working on New Album for 2015 [Video]

Five Finger Death Punch is already back in the studio, working on the new album, that should be out before the end of the year!

"The Wrong Side of Heaven and Righteous Side of Hell" came out in 2013, but the band has been focused on continuing to write new music and now slow things down.

They're working on the new album now, will either finish it before their April/May tour in the U.S. or they'll go back after and finish it up, to have it out before the end of the year.

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Funny Things Audio Engineers Say in the Studio

We've picked on all the band members (except keyboard players so far), but we can't leave out the audio engineer who sits behind the keyboard and has to listen to all this stuff.

So, here's a great video of the funny things you'll hear audio engineers say during the recording process.

It really needs more "do it again" and "one more time" in there, though.

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Funny Things Vocalists Say in the Studio

We've been taking potshots at band members over the last few days, and it's all in good fun.  People in the studio are really funny.  Check out the bassist video, the guitarist video, and the drummer videos, and have some laughs.

But we can't forget the singers!

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Funny Things Bassists Say in the Studio

To continue our assault of every member of a band, here's another "what people say in the studio" video.  This guy pretty much nails band members with his parodies of what people say in the studio when they're not prepared.

It's pretty funny, but think of how much money people wasted in the studio, when it cost a couple thousand bucks a day to record!  How pissed off would you be if your bandmates did this stuff?

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Funny Things Guitarists Say in the Studio

Yesterday, I posted about the funny things drummers say in the studio, and I think we all had a good laugh.  If you haven't had that laugh yet, go have it, it's good.

Drummers aren't the only funny people in the studio, though.  You'll always get some good stuff from everyone in the band, including the guitar players.

Yes, even them.

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Funny Things Drummers Say in the Studio

If you've been in a band, you've probably heard your drummer say some of these things.  It wouldn't even have to be in the studio, it could be in rehearsal, at a show, or just when they're hanging out screwing around on the kit.

People in bands are funny.  The only thing I think he forgot for this was:

"Hold on, let me just warm up real quick."

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Black Veil Brides Release Studio Videos Recording Their Latest Album

Black Veil Brides hit the studio earlier this year to record their self-titled fourth album with the legendary Bob Rock at the controls.  I mean, why wouldn't you want the guy who helped create Metallica's Black Album making your record?  That thing sounded freaking amazing!

Over the last couple of months, the Black Veil Brides have been releasing studio recording videos, showing the whole process for the new album, and talking about some of the cool things they got to do on this one.

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Halestorm
Halestorm rocking 5/3 Ballpark, August 28, 2014 (photo Johnnie Walker)
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Watch Halestorm’s Recording Diary Part 2

Lzzy and the guys in Halestorm are in the studio, working on their third album...well, it's a church that they're using for a studio...and they've just released the second part of the behind the scenes of the recording process.

This video covers the second week of recording, and some of the things they're trying in the church/studio, including recording in the basement, singing tons of f-bombs while facing a giant cross, playing tiny guitars, and more!

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Wayland Visits WGRD to Talk About Their Upcoming Charity Show on September 6th!

The fun guys in Wayland stopped in today to let everyone know what's going on with the band, their plans, and to invite you all out to their charity show tomorrow night at Yankee Springs Golf Course!

They're raising money for a great charity, the Wayland High School choir program, where Phil went to school, so go out and support not only a great band, but help out a local high school music program.  Music is always a great thing to support!

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How Johnnie Made the Go Kart Racing Music for the WGRD Video

If you haven't checked out the video of Theory of a Deadman and Halestorm rockin the Go Kart Races with some GRD winners, at AJs Family Fun Center, check that out over here.

I wanted some music to put under the video, since GoPro driving video can be a little boring.  I wanted to use Theory of a Deadman and Halestorm music in it, but I didn't want YouTube to block the video for "Third Party Content".

What to do?

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