Soundgarden’s Chris Cornell Calls Late ’80s Rock ‘Crap’ + Slams Today’s Pop Music Scene
Soundgarden frontman Chris Cornell feels that the current music scene is ailing and believes that his band’s first new album in 17 years may be just what the doctor ordered.
Linkin Park To Stream X Games ‘Living Things’ Gig on MySpace
Linkin Park are set to roll out material from their new album ‘Living Things’ at a performance from the X Games in Los Angeles. The gig is set to be broadcast via livestream on … MySpace? We did say Linkin Park’s new album, right?
Chris Cornell Performs Acoustic Version of Soundgarden’s ‘Outshined’ With Fan
Chris Cornell recently welcomed a fan to the stage for the moment that every guitarist dreams about, getting to perform a song with one of your rock idols. See the Soundgarden vocalist belt out an acoustic version of ‘Outshined’ with a fan on guitar below.
James Hetfield Talks Next Metallica Album and Orion Music + More Festival
James Hetfield gives an update on the status of the next Metallica album and reveals what fans can expect from their first ever Orion Music + More Festival, which takes place this weekend (June 23 – 24) in Atlantic City, N.J.
Black Keys’ Patrick Carney Discusses Next Album + Disses Black Sabbath and Van Halen ‘Reunions’
If there’s one thing to say about the Black Keys‘ Patrick Carney, he doesn’t pull punches when talking about other bands. In a new interview, the ever-candid drummer gives an outline for the Akron, Ohio, duo’s next album and slams “reunion tours” that have missing pieces, specifically Black Sabbath and Van Halen.
Stone Sour Tease Fan Club ‘Live at Brighton’ DVD With ‘Digital’ Video
Stone Sour are releasing a live DVD, filmed during their 2010 tour, that will only be available to members of their ‘Dead Generation’ fan club. Fan Club member or not, you can still check out this clip of the band performing ‘Digital (Did You Tell)’ from the ‘Live at Brighton’ DVD.
Ozzy Osbourne Cancels Germany Concert Because of Vocal Ailment
When Ozzy Osbourne canceled his June 20 show in Germany at the last minute, fans were most assuredly bummed but also concerned that there may be something seriously wrong with the “Prince of F—ing Darkness.” Now a statement from Osbourne’s reps has put everyone’s mind at ease.
Incubus Set to Release Massive ‘HQ Live’ CD + DVD Combo Packs
Incubus have worked hard to make themselves ultra-accessible to their fans since returning from a few years of hiatus. Their latest effort to let the fans into their world comes in the form of an expansive multi-disc set featuring live performances from the band’s gigs at Incubus HQ in West Hollywood.
Slipknot’s Clown Details ‘Antennas to Hell’ + Explains Keeping Current Bassist Out of Sight
Slipknot percussionist Shawn “Clown” Crahan talks about his disdain for greatest hits albums and why their forthcoming retrospective ‘Antennas to Hell’ is so much more. In his typically candid fashion, Crahan also talks about why temporary bassist Donnie Steele will remain off stage while playing with the band.
Nickelback Concede That They’ll Never Make Rock and Roll Hall of Fame
In a new interview, Nickelback singer Chad Kroeger comes to terms with the fact that his band will probably never be inducted to the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame or pick up any Grammys.
Radiohead Stage Collapse Victim Revealed To Be Drum Tech Scott Johnson
The victim of the disastrous stage collapse that took place at Radiohead‘s planned Saturday (June 16) performance in Toronto has been revealed as the British alt-rockers’ own drum tech, Scott Johnson.
Rob Zombie Drafts Producer for New Album, Talks ‘Lords of Salem’
As Rob Zombie puts the finishing touches on his upcoming witchcraft horror flick ‘The Lords of Salem,’ he is simultaneously preparing to enter the studio to record what he calls his “best record yet.”