For The Record: Quick News On Foo Fighters, ‘Daredevil,’ Saliva, Glassjaw, Iron Maiden, Stone Sour & More

Foo Fighters will shoot a new video for “Times Like These,” their second single from One by One, with director Marc Klasfeld in California next week. The band previously shot a lo-fi video for the song with Liam Lynch, creator of the sock-puppet show “Sifl and Olly.” That clip has aired in Europe, but will not turn up on U.S. airwaves. …

Due for release in February, the soundtrack to the Ben Affleck/ Jennifer Garner flick “Daredevil” will include a who’s who of modern-rock-radio pet bands. And Moby. Joining Eminem‘s punching bag on the album will be Nickelback (“Learn the Hard Way”), Chevelle (“Until You’re Reformed”), Hoobastank (“Right Before Your Eyes”) and Saliva (“Bleed for Me”), among others. … Saliva will launch a three-week U.S. tour with Greenwheel and Breaking Benjamin on January 14 with a show at Jackson, Mississippi’s Hal & Mal’s. The 16-date swing through the South, Midwest and East is scheduled to wrap up on February 1 at the Northern Lights in Clifton Park, New York. Saliva will then move on to a three-week European tour with Stone Sour. …

Sparta, Glassjaw and Hot Water Music are among the bands slated to perform on this year’s Snocore Tour. Although a complete itinerary is forthcoming and an additional band will probably be added to the lineup, the annual winter festival is expected to begin February 14 in Austin, Texas, and continue through March 23 in Washington, D.C. … Louis Osbourne, dance DJ and Ozzy Osbourne‘s son from his first marriage, just got signed to house music label Strictly Rhythm Records. …

Iron Maiden‘s Nicko McBrain, ex-Anthrax guitarist Dan Spitz and ex-Megadeth bassist Dave Ellefson have been jamming together of late for what McBrain’s spokesperson is calling a “work in progress.” This maybe-possibly-supergroup is in its very early stages and will be explored further once Maiden completes their upcoming album and tour. … Doro Pesch, former model and singer for the ’80s metal band Warlock, was in a car accident in Germany and had to cancel three tour dates there. She was not seriously hurt. … A gaggle of thrash and death metal bands will pay homage to the music of Thin Lizzy on Emerald – A Tribute to the Wild One, which comes out January 20 on Nuclear Blast Records. Six Feet Under cover “Jailbreak,” Anthrax tackle “Cowboy Song” and Chinchilla take on “The Boys Are Back in Town.” Also contributing to the disc are Primal Fear, Running Wild, Mordred, Therion and Steel Prophet. …

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You’ve already got your Osbournes key chains, air fresheners, watches,
condoms, panties, bobble heads and lighters, but, chances are, you haven’t
ordered your collectible Osbournes rubber duckies. A $49.95 set featuring the
lovable rock-and-roll quack-ups has just been made available at
www.beckett.com/celebriducks, along with a new collection of Kiss
ducks, and, coming soon, a Snoop Dogg bathtub buddy. …

Onetime Tupac Shakur partners the Outlawz plan to enter the studio this month for a joint album with Bone Thugs-N-Harmony called Thug Brothers. The Outlawz also plan to release an album this year that will include guest appearances from Bone, E-40 and Erick Sermon, according to the group’s Web site. …

As if the idea of a brand new Styx album weren’t strange enough, the band that gave everyone a lesson in basic Japanese 20 years ago with its track “Mr. Roboto” is flaunting a trio of odd guests on Cyclorama, due next month. Actor Billy Bob Thornton, Beach Boys mastermind Brian Wilson and wicked rock duo Tenacious D will appear on the band’s follow-up to 1999′s Brave New World, says singer/guitarist Tommy Shaw on the band’s official Web site, www.styxworld.com, where the single “Waiting for Our Time” is available for download. … Kevin Scott MacMichael, guitarist and founding member of ’80s pop group

Cutting Crew, died on Tuesday at age 51 after a long battle with lung cancer. Following the group’s worldwide 1987 hit, “(I Just) Died in Your Arms,” MacMichael went on to play guitar for former Led Zeppelin frontman Robert Plant, tour with former Beatles drummer Pete Best and produce an album by Canadian rocker Ashley MacIsaac. …

Consider yourself warned, Captain Kirk is back. While not a part of the latest “Star Trek” flick, William Shatner, according to a post on his Web site, is planning to record an album, with Ben Folds, who employed some sampled Shatner on his Fear of Pop side project, as producer. The former T.J. Hooker achieved cult notoriety with his 1968 recording The Transformed Man, which featured spoken-word versions of then-current pop songs, such as “Lucy in the Sky With Diamonds” and “Mr. Tambourine Man.” … After taking a break to release solo albums, the Cardigans have re-formed to record their fifth album, Long Gone Before Daylight. Due in March in the U.K., the record will feature guest appearances from fellow Swedish bands the Hives, the Soundtrack of Our Lives and the Hellacopters. … The upcoming sequel to “The Fast and the Furious,” co-starring Paul Walker, Tyrese and Ludacris, will carry the promotional tagline “2 Fast 2 Furious” beneath “The Fast and the Furious 2″ logo, according to a Universal Pictures spokesperson. The film is scheduled to hit theaters June 6. …

Following a stint in rehab to address his drinking problem, Filter leader
Richard Patrick recently posted on the band’s official site that he is
working on a “killer” song with an unnamed friend he met on the Family Values
Tour for inclusion on an upcoming summer soundtrack, as well as a new Filter
album. Patrick said he’s also finishing an all-instrumental album under the
name Carpet, which he’s recording when he’s not playing with the Anakin
Skywalker Light Saber movie replica he received from his girlfriend for
Christmas. … H2O frontman Toby Morse has teamed up with fellow New York hardcore luminaries Freddy Cricien and Hoya Roc of Madball in a new project called All Ages. The band, which also includes New Found Glory guitarist Chad Gilbert, hopes to release a record later this year. …

After two major-label albums, Primer 55 have been laid to rust due to “creative and personal issues,” guitarist Bobby Burns said in a statement. The band is trying to put together a short farewell tour by early next month to thank its fans for their “dedication and support.” … Former Godsmack drummer Tommy Stewart has a new gig, having joined Lo-Pro, which features ex-Ultraspank members Pete Murray (vocals) and Neil Godfrey (guitar). Lo-Pro will start recording their debut album January 6 with producer Don Gilmore, who has worked with Linkin Park and Trust Company, among others. …
Ron Sexsmith and Bonnie Raitt. …