It's always nice when members of at least three of the Big Four Bands of British Rock (The Beatles, The Stones, The Who and Led Zeppelin) get together to jam on some old tunes -- and that happened last night, when Paul McCartney (Beatles) invited Roger Daltrey (Who) and Ron Wood (Stones) on stage to perform The Beatles' "Get Back" at London's Albert Hall.
In this whole Guns N' Roses saga, original drummer Steven Adler has always seemed to be the optimistic, excitable one in the band who just wishes everyone could get along and play those original Appetite-era songs the way they were meant to be played.
Queen have announced the cancellation of the Sonisphere Festival U.K., an event that was scheduled for July 6 to 8 at England's Knebworth Park. Queen -- featuring American Idol alum Adam Lambert -- were among the headliners.
American folklorist Alan Lomax spent almost his entire life documenting and recording folk music from around the world. Now thousands of the music and interviews he recorded are available for free online in streaming form.
Back in January, Slayer guitarist Kerry King told us that he and drummer Dave Lombardo were already six songs deep into the writing of the new Slayer album. At the time, King said that the band planned to hit the studio in May, and that the album would be released by year's end.
"Many years ago, a young and naive Nine Inch Nails were asked what TV shows they'd be interested in appearing on," Trent Reznor wrote yesterday via Twitter, "As a joke (and likely drunk), they thought of the most absurd choice they could come up with at the time. They were then informed their bluff had been called and were actually booked on said show."