THE ELM TREASON NEWSLETTER NUMBER 104
JUNE 2, 2023
– Mixing has begun on the three bonus tracks that will accompany the release of the band’s “WITHOUT A TRIBE” album, scheduled to drop sometime in July or early August.
– For those interested, here is the complete TRACK LISTING for the forthcoming “WITHOUT A TRIBE” album. No, the titles do not hint at what the music sounds like, but we figured you might dig knowing the song names. 🙂
– Going Yesterday
– Typical Way
– Dealer of Light
– These Words
– Up to Me
– What You Gonna Do
– A Man Like Me
– Just Because
– Bring it Out
– Got it Down
– Close to Home
– Lock and Load
– Preorders for “WITHOUT A TRIBE” are scheduled to begin Wednesday, June 14th.
– Alice in Chains and the Pretenders will appear as special guests on Guns N’ Roses’ upcoming North American tour.
– Red Hot Chili Peppers, Duran Duran, Sheryl Crow and Smashing Pumpkins led an eclectic lineup of artists at the BottleRock festival, held over the Memorial Day holiday weekend in Napa, California.
– Iron Maiden kicked off their Future Past tour on Sunday, May 28th at Ljubljana, Slovenia’s Arena Stozice.
– Duran Duran played their first U.S. concert of 2023 with a set at the BottleRock festival in Napa, California on Saturday, May 27th.
– The rights to Queen’s catalog could soon change hands for an estimated $1.1 billion, according to several high-level music industry insiders.
– Joan Jett and the Blackhearts have a new EP called “Mindsets.” It drops Friday, June 2nd.
– Noel Gallagher said he rediscovered alternative takes from Oasis’ “Definitely Maybe” album sessions in 1993 and 1994 and was hoping to release them.
You Say: Turn it Up… NOW!
This week’s “YOU SAY” is a simple one… yet COMPLETELY FUN. We CRAVE to hear from you on this one.
Someone asks you : “What song intro INSTANTLY, IMMEDIATELY makes you reach for a volume knob BOOST?”
Another Year Gone
Some birthdays we did not mention on our Facebook page…
Noel Gallagher from Oasis had his 56th birthday on Monday
Happy 74th Birthday to singer-songwriter and musician Hank Williams Jr.(last Friday)
Gladys Knight turned 79 last Sunday
Neil Finn, lead singer of Crowded House, turned 65 last Saturday
Award winning film composer – as well as lead singer-songwriter for Oingo Boingo – Danny Elfman was 70 on Monday
Roland Gift, lead singer of Fine Young Cannibals, was 62 last Sunday
Singer, Actor, Composer Pat Boone celebrated birthday number 89 on Thursday
Alice in Chains drummer Sean Kinney had his 57th birthday last Saturday
VIntage Electronic Ads
A Gallery of Elm Treason ads from the band’s early days
For those who are into the band’s history – when we were just pups in the promotion realm – we’ve complied a cool collection of the ads we used across social media to promote what was going to be our first album.
Notice the “vintage vibe” theme that runs through just about all of them.
(Photoshop is a wonderful thing, ain’t it?)
PHOTO OF THE WEEK
During the video shoot for the song “TOO SWEET” – 2017
The Price Seems Right, No?
Check out more vintage electronics ads below…
1 YEAR AGO THIS PAST WEEK
Abba’s virtual reality show Voyages opens in London with digital avatars performing in place of the actual band members.
6 YEARS AGO THIS PAST WEEK
Chris Cornell is laid to rest at the Hollywood Forever Cemetery in Los Angeles next to Johnny Ramone.
9 YEARS AGO THIS PAST WEEK
The trustee for Randy California, leader of the band Spirit who died in 1997, sues Led Zeppelin, claiming a song California wrote called “Taurus” was stolen for the intro to “Stairway To Heaven.” After a legal odyssey that includes testimony from Jimmy Page, Led Zeppelin prevails in 2020.
9 YEARS AGO THIS PAST WEEK
Michael Jackson becomes the first artist with Top 10 hits in five consecutive decades on the Hot 100 as “Love Never Felt So Good” reaches at #9.
15 YEARS AGO THIS PAST WEEK
A fire at Universal Studios Hollywood destroys thousands of master tapes controlled by Universal Music Group, including recordings by Joni Mitchell, Elton John, B.B. King, Neil Diamond, Nirvana and Eminem. The extent of the loss is not revealed until years later.
29 YEARS AGO THIS PAST WEEK
Michael Jackson marries Lisa Marie Presley. The couple divorce 20 months later.
36 YEARS AGO THIS PAST WEEK
U2’s concert in Rome sets off earthquake alarms as a result of the noise level.
36 YEARS AGO THIS PAST WEEK
The Los Angeles Times reports that Michael Jackson has offered $50,000 for the bones of “The Elephant Man,” John Merrick, who died in 1890.
46 YEARS AGO THIS PAST WEEK
Kiss provide Marvel Comics with a vial of their blood to be mixed with the red ink used to print their upcoming comic book. The photo op takes place at the printing plant in Depew, New York, where the comic will be made.
47 YEARS AGO THIS PAST WEEK
The Who set the record for “World’s Loudest Rock Band” when their show in London measures 126 decibels. Concerned about hearing loss, Guinness later stops certifying the record.
62 YEARS AGO THIS PAST WEEK
Jimi Hendrix enlists in the Army and is stationed at Fort Campbell, Kentucky, as a member of the 101st Airborne Division. He signs up for three years, but is honorably discharged a little over a year later, ostensibly because he hurt his ankle in a parachute jump, but really because he is a lousy soldier, constantly thinking about or playing his guitar.
Is That All it Took?
Yep. Makes Sense.
Only Five Years?
Yes, This is MY Life
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