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My Darkest Days Guitarist Sal Costa Exits Band

Liz Ramanand, Loudwire My Darkest Days are down a member as they start to work on their next album. The band revealed via their social networks that guitarist Sal Costa (pictured at right above) is leaving the group after three years of growth and success. Costa joined My Darkest Days in 2009 and was part of their first two records — their self-titled 2010 release which spawned the breakout single ‘Porn Star Dancing’ and their 2012 follow-up, ‘Sick and Twisted Affair,’ which yielded the hit rock singles ‘Casual Sex’ and the title track. In addition to his lead guitar work, Costa also provided some vocals on the band’s songs. The band tweeted about Costa’s departure as well as their current progress on a new record. The tweets read as follows: Band Member Sal Costa is leaving My Darkest Days.The band is currently writing for their new album and it will be… — My Darkest Days (@MyDarkestDays) January 5, 2013 Its Sad news and we wish him well. Thanks to all our fans and friends out there.and for those about to RockWe salute you!!Matt — My Darkest Days (@MyDarkestDays) January 5, 2013 Goin over the tracks for the next MDD album in 2013!!!…Wheres your HORNS at?!!! #MDDARMY We love ALL of YOU!!!!! — My Darkest Days (@MyDarkestDays) January 5, 2013 ‘Sick and Twisted Affair’ was a heavier effort than the band’s debut and Costa revealed that the group’s consistent touring with hard rock acts definitely played a role in the musical transformation. As the band begin writing for their third studio album, it is not known what direction the group is taking. [button href=”” title=”Next: Watch My Darkest Days’ ‘Sick and Twisted Affair’ Video” align=”center”]

Kid Rock Unveils 2013 ‘Rebel Soul’ U.S. Tour Dates Featuring Openers Buckcherry + Hellbound Glory

Mary Ouellette, Kid Rock has announced dates for the first leg of his 2013 U.S. tour in support of his recently released new album ‘Rebel Soul.’ He’ll be bringing along Buckcherry and Hellbound Glory for the ride. The trek, which follows his two-night stand in Hollywood, Fla., on Dec. 30 and 31, kicks off Feb. 2 in Kansas City, Mo., and is currently scheduled through a March 2 gig in Louisville, Ky. More dates are expected to be announced shortly. Rock will be touring with his longtime backing group the Twisted Brown Trucker band. Kid Rock recently unveiled the video for ‘Let’s Ride,’ the first single off ‘Rebel Soul.’ He’ll be performing that tune at the WWE Tribute to the Troops airing on the USA network on Dec. 19. Buckcherry, meanwhile, will be out in support of their upcoming album ‘Confessions,’ which is due in 2013. Check out the full list of dates for the first leg of Kid Rock’s 2013 tour below: Kid Rock 2013 U.S. Tour With Buckcherry and Hellbound Glory Feb 2 Kansas City, MO – Sprint Center Feb 5  Springfield, MO – JQH Arena Feb 7  Beaumont, TX – Ford Park Event Center Feb 9  Tulsa, OK – BOK Center Feb 10 Wichita, KS – INTRUST Bank Arena Feb 13 Bossier City, LA – CenturyLink Center Feb 15 Nashville, TN – Bridgestone Arena Feb 16 Greenville, SC – Bi-Lo Center Feb 18 Fort Myers, FL – Germain Arena Feb 20 Pensacola, FL – Pensacola Civic Center Feb 21 New Orleans, LA – New Orleans Arena Feb 23 Birmingham, AL – BJCC Arena Feb 24 Huntsville, AL – Von Braun Center Feb 26 Greensboro, NC – Greensboro Coliseum Complex Feb 27 Knoxville, TN – Knoxville Civic Auditorium Mar 1  Memphis, TN – FedEx Forum Mar 2  Louisville, KY – KFC Yum! Center

Twisted Sister’s Dee Snider Denounces Politician Paul Ryan’s Use of ‘We’re Not Gonna Take It’

It seems like whenever a Presidential race begins, some politician rubs a musician the wrong way by using their music as a campaign theme. In 1984, Bruce Springsteen went after Presidential candidate Ronald Reagan for using ‘Born in the USA,’ Foo Fighters barred John McCain from playing ‘My Hero’ during his campaign, and now, Twisted Sister frontman Dee Snider had denounced the use of ‘We’re Not Gonna Take It’ by

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