Admittedly, we missed the Internet sensation that was 8-year-old Juliet, an Australian girl who became a viral sensation with a video entitled "My First Hardcore Song." To date, the video has over 19 million YouTube views.
Van Halen played a special "rehearsal" show last night at the Forum in Los Angeles to an invite-only crowd. Fan-filmed footage of Eddie Van Halen taking a guitar solo has made its way online, and we've got it below.
While Kerry King stopped short of saying everything was smooth sailing when we talked to him at the Guitar World Rock & Roll Roast of Zakk Wylde in January, the Slayer guitarist seemed upbeat on what 2012 holds for thrash's most evil band.
Dream Theater are still on the road as part of a massive world tour in support of last year's A Dramatic Turn of Events. When the band stopped in Glasgow, Scotland, keyboardist Jordan Rudess has the camera rolling and caught some great backstage footage from the gig, which you can check out below.
You may remember that a neck injury to Megadeth mainman Dave Mustaine nearly forced the band to pull out of last year's Big Four show at Yankee Stadium. Mustaine told reported before the game that he would be heading straight back to the doctor after the show, and would likely face surgery.