Jacoby Shaddix On ‘Lifeline’ Inspiration

Papa Roach 'Metamorphosis'

Jacoby Shaddix of Papa Roach discussed the inspiration for their song ‘Lifeline’ and how it relates to today’s economy in a video at YouTube. “I saw houses foreclosing in my neighborhood, people losing their jobs left and right, friends of mine living off credit cards just to get by and going into debt. Just hearing people’s stories of their desperation and hopelessness, and that inspired the lyrics to the song ‘Lifeline’.” Watch it below the fold. (more…)

Jacoby Shaddix Discusses ‘Metamorphosis’ With CNN.com

Papa Roach’s Jacoby Shaddix talked to CNN.com’s Melissa Long about the band’s new album ‘Metamorphosis’, feeling bittersweet about their success during such tough economic times, replacing Dave Buckner with Tony Palermo on drums, and what it’s like always being out on the road now that he’s sober. Jacoby says the new disc “is about being socially conscious and aware of what’s going on” now that he’s cleaned up. Video of the interview at Turner.com has since been removed.

Papa Roach Euro Tour Sneak Peek

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Papa Roach checked in backstage, rehearsing and showing off some of the killer elements to their Euro tour, including a light show. Watch Jacoby Shaddix offering the play by play of the hijinks below the cut. (more…)

Papa Roach Discuss ‘Metamorphosis’ & ‘Lifeline’ On ‘No. 1 Countdown’

Papa Roach 'Metamorphosis'

Papa Roach visited Fuse’s ‘No. 1 Countdown’ to promote their new album ‘Metamorphosis’. The guys talked about the album title and the band’s changing, their release date plans, the album’s first single ‘Lifeline’ and how it reflects their connection to the world around them.

The video has since been removed.

Papa Roach On ‘Metamorphosis’ Release Eve

Papa Roach 'Metamorphosis'

Papa Roach, fresh after performing at the Civic Center in Columbus, Georga on Monday night checked in with fans on YouTube on the eve of their ‘Metamorphosis’ album release, celebrating a decade in the business. Watch the message below the cut. (more…)

Papa Roach ‘Lifeline’ Video

Papa Roach are out with the video to their new single ‘Lifeline’, the second release off the Vacaville, California alternative rock group’s sixth studio album ‘Metamorphosis’, out Tuesday (March 24) on DGC Records. Watch the Chris Sims directed video below.

Papa Roach Discuss New Album, ‘Lifeline’, Tattoos

Altitude TV hung out with Papa Roach at Interscope, where the band got personal and shared their different personalities. One gets grumpy, one is a big flirt, and one likes pulling pranks. The second clip they talked about the new record and their single ‘Lifeline’, which was apparently written in just an hour. The third clip features the guys talking about all their tattoos. Watch the personalities clip below (the rest have since been removed).

On TV: U2, Jon Bon Jovi, Papa Roach

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Rock acts on television this week include:

U2, who perform on ‘The Late Show with David Letterman’ all week.

The Fray, who perform on ‘The Tonight Show with Jay Leno’ (NBC) on Monday.

Jon Bon Jovi, who visits ‘Late Night with Jimmy Fallon’ (NBC) on Tuesday.

Bret Michaels, who visits on ‘The Ellen DeGeneres Show’ (Syndicated) on Tuesday.

Clap Your Hands Say Yeah, who performs ‘Late Night’ (NBC) on Wednesday.

Andrew Bird, who performs on ‘The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson’ (CBS) on Thursday.

Plain White T’s, who perform on ‘The Bonnie Hunt Show’ (Syndicated) on Friday.

Papa Roach, who perform on ‘The Tonight Show’ (NBC) on Friday.

Josh Todd & Jacoby Shaddix Make Their Tour Pitch

Josh Todd of Buckcherry and Jacoby Shaddix of Papa Roach are featured on a promo clip promoting their tour together, joined by with Saving Abel and Avenged Sevenfold. The tour kicks off January 28th in Salt Lake City. Watch it via YouTube below.