Although he may be the guitarist that an entire generation knows as the guitar player for the Red Hot Chili Peppers, John Frusciante will not be in attendance when the band are inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame next month in Cleveland, Ohio.
English power metal band Dragonforce are offering fans a free download of their new song, "Fallen World." The track, which the band calls the fastest they've ever done, can be downloaded here (requires email signup.)
The members of Motley Crue were pretty vocal during the band's recent Las Vegas residency that they had been writing new songs, but it looks the band may already be in the studio. Check out the below photo the Crue just posted to Facebook featuring singer Vince Neil in the studio recording vocals.
Yesterday, the Land Down Under got a special treat at the Perth stop of Australian's Soundwave Festival as Gojira were joined onstage by Devin Townsend and Meshuggah guitarist Fredrik Thordendal for a live performance of "Of Blood & Salt." Check out the fan-filmed footage below.
Last night, Van Halen continued their North American tour behind their new album, A Different Kind of Truth, with a stop in Philadelphia. Check out footage of "Eruption" and "Ain't Talkin' Bout Love" from last night's show below.
In conjunction with the MusiCares charity, Metallica are offering special bracelets made from the guitar/bass strings of James Hetfield, Kirk Hammett, and Robert Trujillo. Proceeds from the sale of the bracelets will go toward the MusiCares charity.