Over the weekend, an auction of guitars and memorabilia owned by the late Les Paul raised nearly $5 million for the Les Paul Foundation. The foundation, which was established by Paul, supports music education, engineering, innovation and medical research.
At this past weekend's Bonnaroo festival in Manchester, Tennessee, veteran shock rocker Alice Cooper threw fans a curveball by covering "Born This Way" by pop songstress Lady Gaga. You can watch video footage of the performance below.
During Radiohead's headlining set at this past weekend's Bonnaroo festival in Manchester, Tennessee, frontman Thom Yorke hinted that the band may have used their time in the state to fit in a collaboration with Jack White.
Guns N' Roses frontman Axl Rose seems to be in a forgiving mood after a fan came forward and returned $200,000 worth of jewelry she had "inadvertently" taken from the backstage area after a recent concert in Paris, France.
Leslie West grew up in New York City and started out as one of the original members of The Vagrants. Of course, he is best known as the guitarist for the hard rock group Mountain, who Rolling Stone once called “a louder version of Cream.” The band gave us classics like “Mississippi Queen” and “Theme from an Imaginary Western” and was credited with helping the development of heavy metal.