Following his no-show at this past week's Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction ceremony, Axl Rose has issued a follow-up statement, which he wants to make clear "was written for GNR's official website, Facebook account and my personal twitter account and not intended as a press release."
Hethel, England-based Lotus Alex Job Racing has welcomed Schecter Guitars as a sponsor of the No. 23 Lotus Alex Job Racing/Battery Tender/Yokohama/Lotus Evora GT. The car will make its debut in the American Le Mans Series (ALMS) GT Class at the Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach, California, this weekend.
Soundgarden recently premiered their first new song in over 15 years — a hooky, not-too-heavy number titled "Live to Rise" — and now they're offering the track as a free download. Head here to get your copy now.