The Foo Fighters gave fans a treat on Friday night when they covered some Metallica with the help of a 10-year-old fan.
Frontman Dave Grohl picked the boy out of the audience and brought him on stage. He then handed him a guitar, and they performed Metallica’s track, “Enter Sandman. ”
Afterward, Grohl gave the boy the instrument as a gift, and jokingly threatened him not to sell it on eBay. He later wrote on Twitter, “lookout world, next generation of rockers coming soon to an arena near you.” The kid sure has talent.
Tom Morello is gearing up to release his solo project’s debut album “The Atlas Underground” on October 12th. In the meantime, he’s giving fans another taste of the upcoming album with a very special release.
The rocker is paying tribute to his late Audioslave bandmate Chris Cornell by partnering up with suicide awareness organization SAVE to release a new song “Every Step That I Take.” The song, which features Portugal. The Man and Whethan, aims to remove the stigma around mental health issues. Check it out to the right.
“With the passing of Chris over a year ago, and the momentum towards removing the stigma from mental health issues and suicidal thoughts, it was very important to have a song from that point of view,” he explains in a recent interview. “It’s about how the dreams, and depression, and love and the lack of it on the emotional steps of the gallows are processed.”
The first episode of Tenacious D’s series on YouTube, “Post-Apocalypto,” just debuted. Along with it? The first single from the duo’s upcoming album of the same name.
The first episode features Jack Black and Kyle Gass as they face their journey to survive in the aftermath of an atomic bomb. The new song, “Hope,” fits the mood with the lyrics, “There’s still hope for life to exist / the rest to survive / to thrive and survive / and find a way to live our lives.”
Watch the premiere episode of the series HERE. New episodes will be released every Friday leading up to the release of their album “Post-Apocalypto” which drops on November 2nd. Fans can pre-order the album HERE.
Muse is giving fans another listen to their upcoming album “Simulation Theory.” The band has shared a music video for their new single “Pressure.”
The video starts off with someone putting on a VR headset. Then it cuts to Terry Crews introducing the band as Rocket Baby Dolls at a bleak prom. That’s when frontman Matt Bellamy and the band kick off the song, which gets the crowd up and dancing.
“Simulation Theory” drops on November 9th. Fans can pre-order the upcoming album HERE.
More than a year after Chris Cornell’s death, fans will be getting more music. Along with his bandmates and friends, the late rocker’s widow Vicky Cornell has compiled a career-spanning collection of unreleased material to drop in November.
The set celebrating Cornell’s legacy will include material from his bands Soundgarden, Temple of the Dog and Audioslave, featuring his previously unreleased cover of Prince’s “Nothing Compares 2U.” The 17-track album “Chris Cornell” will be the first release since his death in 2017, accompanied by a four-disc box set containing 11 unreleased songs. Also included in the set is a 32-page book of unreleased photos, with liner notes from the late singer’s bandmates and friends including Kim Thayil, Tom Morello, Matt Cameron, Mike McCready and his longtime producer Brendan O’Brien.
“Chris Cornell’s Career Retrospective” set is due for release on November 16th, available in a variety of formats including a super deluxe edition, and four-CD and two-LP versions. Fans can pre-order the set HERE. The first single from the collection is “When Bad Does Good,” which was found in Cornell’s personal archive.
You may recall that Avenged Sevenfold was forced to cancel their summer tour with Prophets Of Rage and Three Days Grace after vocalist M. Shadows suffered a viral infection that left him “voiceless.” Fans will be glad to know that there’s finally some good news from the band.
For starters, M. Shadows is on his way to a full recovery. In a statement, the singer says that his vocal cords “look good again” after two months of refraining from talking and singing. With all that time off, he says the band has been cooking up some new material. “I could probably tour after Christmas or so but we are going to work on new songs instead,” he reveals.
Not only that, but the band has also released a new EP, “Black Reign,” containing four songs they recorded for the upcoming “Call of Duty: Black Ops 4” video game. Shadows shares that although they’ve made music for the last three “Black Ops” games, they weren’t asked to make anything for the new one until fans requested it on Twitter. Fans can stream and order the album HERE.
Brie Larson is making history as the first-ever solo female superhero in “Captain Marvel.” But it doesn’t feel real to her yet. “I don’t feel like a superhero. This is all so surreal and new to me,” she said.
The first trailer from the film debuted on yesterday’s edition of Good Morning America. It shows Carol Danvers’ transformation from childhood to her superhero status.
“Captain Marvel” is set to hit theaters on March 8th.
We recently reported that Korn frontman Jonathan Davis’ estranged wife Deven Davis sadly passed away. Now the band has played live for the first time since her death for a show in San Francisco.
The band hit the stage of The Masonic as part of their “Follow The Leader” 20th-anniversary stint. It’s understandably a difficult time for Davis, who got broke down in tears a few times throughout the set. During an encore performance of their track “4U,” the singer paused to tell the audience, “This was my wife’s favorite song. I’m sorry.”