Gibson Files for Bankruptcy

Gibson, one of the most noted names in musical instruments, has filed for bankruptcy. NPR reports:

The petition, filed on Tuesday, notes that the company currently has up to $500 million in debt and will focus its operations on its musical instruments business, “unburdened by the challenges experienced by [the company’s] separate, primarily non-U.S., consumer electronics business.” That business includes the brands KRK, Cerwin Vega and Stanton, whose lines include studio monitors, headphones and turntables.

Chousand Release New Song; Announce New Album

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One of my favourite bands that you probably don’t know about yet, Chousand have released a brand new track titled “D.O.M.” off of their newly announced debut album, due out May 21st. The track can be streamed after the jump and on Bandcamp.

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Green Day Not Breaking Up; The Longshot Going On Tour

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Billie Joe Armstrong has assured fans that Green Day is not breaking up, however; his new project, The Longshot, will be heading out on tour. Those dates can be found after the jump.

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Taking Back Sunday Part Ways With Bassist Eddie Reyes

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Taking Back Sunday have announced that they are parting ways with founding member, bassist Eddie Reyes. They have cited no other reasoning for the split other than “personal reasons.”

“Guitarist Eddie Reyes and Taking Back Sunday have parted ways due to personal reasons,” the statement reads in part. “Eddie was a founding member of the band and his contributions can be felt all along the way. John, Shaun, Mark, and Adam love Eddie, wish him well in his future endeavors.”