"Supergroup" is a word that doesn't sit well with a lot of people. For some, it conjures up bloated egos battling for creative control. For others, it makes them think of flash-in-the-pan projects that never had much of a lasting impact.
It seems a couple in Stockholm, Sweden, were making what is being called a “whistling sound” in their apartment. This was enough to send the couple's neighbors — an 81-year-old man and his 71-year-old wife — into a rage. How did they retaliate? By blasting Iron Maiden from their balcony as late as 4 a.m.
For Tool, music and imagery are inextricably united—which is why the group is reissuing its 1992 debut EP, Opiate, in an extremely limited edition with new artwork and collectibles. Adam Jones explains.
The Rolling Stones played a surprise gig at the EchoPlex, a small club in Los Angeles, this past Saturday night, April 27. The Stones announced the gig via Twitter that afternoon, sending thousands of fans scrambling to the Echo Park neighborhood club, which holds only 700 people. Tickets were $20.
The Ocean is a German progressive metal band that began in 2000 and steadily built up a reputation on the strength of their creative experimentation on early albums like Fluxion, Aeolian and Precambrian. Subsequently, they took upon the task of a massive double concept album, released in two parts as Heliocentric and Anthropocentric in 2010.
In the following video, our own Jimmy Brown -- aka the Capo Crusader -- shows you a special "unplugged" version of the Guns N' Roses hit "Sweet Child O' Mine," which first appeared on their debut album, Appetite for Destruction.