It could very well be argued that Jimmy Page's performance at the closing ceremony of the 2008 Beijing Olympics — performing the Led Zeppelin classic "Whole Lotta Love" next to a red double-decker bus — was an integral part of London snagging the hosting gig for the 2012 games.
As Alice In Chains Jerry Cantrell gets set to be awarded the Stevie Ray Vaughan Award for his work with the MusiCares MAP Fund, the guitarist recently sat down with for a new interview with Grammy.com.
In the wake of the considerable buzz surrounding the premiere of "I Gotsta Get Paid" in a new Jeremiah Weed commercial (See below), ZZ Top have announced the release of a four-song EP, Texicali, which is due out next Tuesday, June 5.
Next week, the 40th anniversary edition of David Bowie's classic album, The Rise and Fall of Ziggy Stardust and the Spiders from Mars, is set for release via EMI. The 1972 album received a special remaster for the occasion, and you can now stream the entire release via the SoundCloud player below.