Christopher Lee has released an EP of metal covers called Metal Knight for his 92nd birthday. The EP consists of seven tracks based on the character of Don Quixote and was recorded alongside Italian metal band Rhapsody of Fire.
Last night (May 28), Metallica performed "The Frayed Ends of Sanity," a 1988 ...And Justice For All track, for the first time ever. You can check out some fan-filmed footage below. The show, which was part of the Metallica By Request series of gigs, took place at the Sonisphere Festival in Helsinki, Finland.
Megadeth co-founder Dave Mustaine will mark the 45th anniversary of Jimi Hendrix's legendary rendition of "The Star-Spangled Banner" with a solo guitar version of his own. Mustaine's performance will appear in a new film, America, which is Dinesh D'Souza's follow-up to 2016: Obama's America.
Black Crowes guitarist Rich Robinson and his band kicked off their summer tour this past Saturday night at Sweetwater Music Hall in Mill Valley, California. Their set included a cover of Derek and the Dominos' "Got to Get Better in a Little While." You can check out fan-filmed footage of the song below.
Arch Enemy has launched a new video for "You Will Know My Name" from their upcoming album War Eternal, out June 10. For a preview of one of the most anticipated albums of the year, be sure to check out the new video for "You Will Know My Name", once again directed by the band's long-time friend and collaborator Patric Ullaeus.