Every now and then, we stumble upon something on YouTube that's totally new to us — including this video, which was actually posted in 2009. It's the never-officially-released 10-minute-long, experimental version of the Beatles' "Revolution 1," a track from 1968's The Beatles, better known as "The White Album."
As GuitarWorld.com reported yesterday, Malaysia's Department of Islamic Development was calling upon local authorities to ban Lamb of God's September 28 performance in Malaysia's capital, Kuala Lumpur. They labeled the band "satanic."
Besides functional gear, sensible footwear and a guaranteed ride to gigs, members of good backing bands must have the following qualities: Humility, talent and personality. The best backing bands, of course, have all these qualities — and lots of success. Some of them of have played on countless hits. Some have played a role in music history. Others just have so much talent that they automatically move to the next level.
Below you can check out some rehearsal footage of Stone Temple Pilots featuring Chester Bennington. The clips show the band preparing for their September 1 show in Hollywood. Around 30 lucky fans were reportedly picked to attend the six-song session, which took place at Linkin Park's rehearsal space, Third Encore.