As we recently reported, Mick Jagger will be hosting the May 19 season finale of NBC's Saturday Night Live. It was an announcement that left us wondering about that night's musical guests -- especially since Jagger was merely named the host.
Just as Paul McCartney, George Harrison and Ringo Starr got together in the mid-'90s to finish two John Lennon tracks for The Beatles' Anthology project, McCartney might be finishing up an incomplete song by Harrison.
At this very moment, Austin-based music teacher David Didonato is in the middle of his attempt to break the Guinness world record for "Longest Guitar Solo," a record that stands at twenty-four hours, eighteen minutes.
In 1967, American-born animator Bob Balser was working on a project in Spain when he received an invitation to fly to London and try his hand at designing animated characters based on the Beatles. The project? A full-length cartoon feature film called Yellow Submarine. “They had to get started quickly, because they had a screening date set for July of the following year,” Balser recalls. “They had just one year to do an entire feature-length animated film.”
Vancouver's West of Hell have just posted a new trailer for their upcoming music video for their single "Water of Sorcery" — which is set to debut on GuitarWorld.com in the next couple of weeks. In the meantime, check out the trailer below.
Alt-rock legends Jane's Addiction have officially added a third leg to their current "Theatre of the Escapists" tour. Dates have yet to be announced, but you can find a list of cities and venues beneath the video. Tickets are expected to be available for presale later this week.