Last night, July 30, Weezer and the Flaming Lips joined forces at the PNC Banks Art Center in New Jersey for a one-of-a-kind show that featured both bands sharing the stage. The show opened with Rivers Cuomo and Wayne Coyne crowd surfing inside giant bubbles (see left), a trademark of Flaming Lips shows, while both bands jammed on Black Sabbath's "Sweet Leaf."
MusicRadar's Joe Bosso recently caught up with producer Bob Rock to talk about the 20th anniversary of Metallica's classic self-titled album, better know as the "Black Album." The producer reflected on the making of the album song-by-song, but said of the whole album, "It wasn’t a fun, easy record to make."
The re-formed Lynch Mob, featuring guitarist George Lynch, was set to begin their summer U.S. tour on Friday, July 29, in Houston, Texas. However, the band showed up without singer Oni Logan, who suddenly quit the tour.
After making comments that seemed to indicate that Disturbed were heading for an extended hiatus, or even a break-up, vocalist David Draiman has done his best to set the record straight, assuring fans there was no internal strife in the band.