We don't know about you, but around here, September brings to mind tours and massive live shows — probably because it's the only month where summer and fall, the two biggest touring seasons, collide. So, as our thoughts turn to the gigs we've reported on, witnessed and celebrated in recent weeks and months, we thought we'd get our readers — as in, you! — involved as we attempt to pick rock's greatest live band or artist!
Yesterday, at Germany's Echo Awards, hometown favorites Rammstein took the stage with shock rock icon Marilyn Manson for a pummeling rendition of "The Beautiful People," from Manson's 1996 album, Antichrist Superstar. You can watch footage of the performance below.
A new set of laws aimed at "banning the promotion of homosexuality and pedophilia" has been approved by the St. Petersburg city legislature in Russia. Now, you might be asking yourself, "What's this got to do with music?"