It looks like Paul McCartney will be getting married this Sunday, October 9, to New Jersey-raised Nancy Shevell in a civil ceremony in London. The date is important in Beatles history because it happens to be John Lennon's birthday. This morning, London's Daily Mirror and Sun newspapers reported that the event will take place at London's Marylebone Register Office, the same venue where McCartney married his first wife, Linda, in 1969. Linda died of breast cancer in 1998.
... kind of. It's not quite a full cover, but it's certainly enough to prove entertaining. Apparently Opeth broke out a few bars of the Bon Jovi classic "Wanted Dear or Alive" during a recent show in Orlando. You can check out fan-filmed footage below.
The entity now collectively known as Loutallica has now posted a 60-second EPK for their upcoming album, Lulu, online. You can check out the video -- which features thoughts on Lulu from Lars, James and Lou -- below.
I guess this whole "djent" thing is in full swing, which means you'll be hearing about a lot of bedroom-produced, copycat bands over the next few years who may not have even heard of Meshuggah, and think "djent" is the Indian word for "heavy." Or something like that.
As much as I try to avoid her music, Lady Gaga always seems to find her way into our news stories. I for one still can't tell if this whole rock/metal side of her is genuine or just a ploy to gain some credibility, but at the very least, it's usually entertaining.
Bearded Georgians and purveyors of fine metal, Mastodon made an appearance on the Late Show with David Letterman last night to perform a new song, "Curl of the Burl." You can check out video of the performance below.
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