Your daily dose of national music news for Friday, November 27, 2009...
- Looks like Fall Out Boy's band members are finding plenty to keep themselves busy during their hiatus. Guitarist Joe Trohman and drummer Andy Hurley have started metal band Damned Things.
- The big metal voice in a tiny body, Ronnie James Dio, has been diagnosed with stomach cancer. Maybe Gene Simmons should be nice and just give Dio credit for the devil horns hand signal.
Peaches wants people to know she laid the ground work for Lady Gaga... and that 16-year-old girls know the words to "F--k The Pain Away."
Keep the Dallas Observer Free... Since we started the Dallas Observer, it has been defined as the free, independent voice of Dallas, and we would like to keep it that way. Offering our readers free access to incisive coverage of local news, food and culture. Producing stories on everything from political scandals to the hottest new bands, with gutsy reporting, stylish writing, and staffers who've won everything from the Society of Professional Journalists' Sigma Delta Chi feature-writing award to the Casey Medal for Meritorious Journalism. But with local journalism's existence under siege and advertising revenue setbacks having a larger impact, it is important now more than ever for us to rally support behind funding our local journalism. You can help by participating in our "I Support" membership program, allowing us to keep covering Dallas with no paywalls.