Given a ravenous bootlegging community that dates back nearly half a century, it's hard to imagine there's much in the vaults of Led Zeppelin that fans haven't heard before in one form or another. But with a slew of remasters on their way beginning next year, Jimmy Page wants to assure fans that the bonus material slated to be included with each album is nothing to overlook.
Swedish metal band Therion are celebrating their 25th anniversary this year, and not in the way most bands do, with a best-of collection or a nostalgia-laden tour. Therion mastermind Christofer Johnsson has decided that now is the right time for the band to release a long-in-the-works art project of an album named for and inspired by the poetry of Charles Baudelaire.
Legendary Bay Area thrashers Testament have just announced their first run of headlining dates in support of their most recent studio album, The Dark Roots of Earth. As if thrash fans needed any more enticement, the band will be joined by fellow legends of the genre, Overkill and Flotsam and Jetsam. Additional support will be provided by Australia's 4ARM.
Closing out their first-ever Las Vegas residency with a bang, the current incarnation of Guns N' Roses was joined by original member Izzy Stradlin on both Friday and Saturday night for a rendition of the Use Your Illusion classic, "14 Years." Check out the fan-filmed video below.
Guitar for Kids is a fun, easy course that teaches children to play guitar faster than ever before. Popular songs such as "Yellow Submarine," "Hokey Pokey," "I'm a Believer," "Surfin' USA," "This Land Is Your Land" and "Hound Dog" keep students motivated, and the clean, simple page layouts ensure their attention remains focused on one concept at a time.
In a new interview with Rolling Stone, Jimmy Page acknowledged that Led Zeppelin were considering touring after their December 2007 show at London's O2 Arena. However, Robert Plant was busy at the time.
For the past few days, Black Sabbath have been posting regular studio updates on their Facebook page, keeping fans in the know as they record their new album. The latest update, posted Monday, confirmed that guitarist Tony Iommi was tracking more guitar parts (Check out the photo below). Before that, we found out bassist Geezer Butler was hard at work on the album.