Watch Jimi Hendrix playing Purple Haze in new documentary clip

On 4th July 1970, The Jimi Hendrix Experience took to the stage at the Atlanta International Pop Festival. Performing to a crowd of 300,000 people, it would tragically turn out to be the largest show of Jimi’s career as the iconic guitarist would pass away just 10 weeks later. The seminal moment of Jimi’s transient …

MARTY FRIEDMAN Taps TESSERACT And SKYHARBOR Members For A New-Ish Track

Despite being released less than a year ago on September 14, 2014, there's now a deluxe version of Marty Friedman's Inferno album coming out on Friday. The version will include two new bonus tracks, those being the apparently instrumental "Ballad Of The Barbie Bandits" and the not-quite-instrumental "Jasmine Cyanide" which you can stream below. The song features vocalist …

SLAYER’s PAUL BOSTAPH Talks About ‘Repentless’ Recording Process

A three-minute video clip of SLAYER drummer Paul Bostaph talking about the recording process for the band's eleventh album, "Repentless", can be seen below. "I'm usually a five-take guy," Bostaph told Drum! magazine about the way he approaches his parts in SLAYER. "My first take is a warm-up take, the second take gets a little closer, third and fourth takes usually are money. The take …

IRON MAIDEN’s BRUCE DICKINSON Says Common Sexually Transmitted Virus Caused His Tongue Cancer

IRON MAIDEN singer Bruce Dickinson has revealed that HPV, the human papilloma virus, was the cause of his tongue cancer diagnosis in December 2014. During an appearance on the August 31 edition of Eddie Trunk's SiriusXM satellite radio show, "Eddie Trunk Live", Dickinson was asked about his health, less than four months after he was given the "all-clear" by his specialists following his most …

Motorhead icon stops Texas show after 3 songs

Motorhead icon Lemmy Kilmister stopped the band’s show in Texas last night and admitted: “I can’t do it.” They managed to deliver three tracks before the 69-year-old introduced their track Metropolis, but then told the crowd he couldn’t continue, and led his bandmates off stage at Emo’s in Austin. It follows his walk-off last week in …

Foo Fighters Jammed With Blues Traveler’s John Popper in Indiana

Dave Grohl just keeps on giving. A couple days after welcoming a fan to the stage to chug a beer for his 50th birthday, Foo Fighters treated concertgoers in Noblesville, Indiana on Thursday night to something even more strange, an appearance from Blues Traveler’s John Popper. As Alternative Nation points out, Popper hopped on stage and played a harmonica while …

David Gilmour Posts Teaser Clip of New Track

David Gilmour’s new solo album Rattle That Lock is coming out September 18th, and he’s offered up a new clip for the song “5 A.M.” Embedded below, the clip shows Gilmour recording the song’s guitar track interspersed with footage of an orchestra recording. Rattle That Lock is Gilmour’s first solo album since 2006’s On An Island.  Gilmour is also …