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METALLICA‘s Kirk Hammett joined UFO on stage last night (Saturday, October 12) at the Megacruise pre-cruise party at the Avalon in Hollywood, California to perform two songs: “Doctor Doctor” and “Shoot Shoot”. Fan-filmed video footage of his appearance can be seen below (courtesy of Joel Steele and Alex Vigil). In an interview with Guitar World magazine, Hammett spoke about how his life was changed when he first heard UFO‘s 1975 album “Force It”, […]

Ginger Baker, one of the most brilliant, versatile and turbulent drummers in the history of British music, has died aged 80. Baker was born in 1939 in Lewisham, south London, and grew up amid the blitz; his father was killed in action in 1943. He began drumming in his mid-teens, remembering in 2009: “I’d never […]

Ozzy Osbourne is recovering from his fall earlier this year, which left him no choice but to cancel all his remaining shows for the rest of 2019. In a new interview with Rolling Stone, The Prince of Darkness provided us with an update. He told the magazine: “They say it’s going to take at least […]

According to drummer Taylor Hawkins, Foo Fighters aims to release a new album next year. “From what I’ve heard from our fearless leader Dave Grohl, he has a lot of demos that he’s worked on,” he told Rock Sound. “I think we’ll start once this tour is over, this little UK-ish run…I think not too soon […]

Metallica is bringing along Greta Van Fleet for their upcoming South American dates. “As the WorldWired tour hits the last leg in Europe, there are still so many places left to visit; South America, you’re up first in 2020!” the band writes on their website. They are bringing the ‘full-on stadium experience’ to six cities, […]

Bruce Springsteen has released a new surprise album from the archives. It’s called Bridge School and features 10 tracks from his 1986 acoustic performance at Neil Young’s inaugural Bridge School Benefit Concert. The record includes an a cappella rendition of ‘You Can Look (But You Better Not Touch)’, as well as the first-ever acoustic performance […]

The 1976 film The Man Who Fell To Earth, starring David Bowie as an alien, is being turned into a TV series for CBS. It will be ‘the next chapter’ and will pick up the story where the movie left off. Alex Kurtzman (Star Trek) is tapped as the director and will start writing the […]

INXS guitarist Tim Farriss is suing a rental boat operator after severing his finger in an accident in 2015. The ring finger of his left hand was caught in an electric anchor while sailing. The severed finger was reattached, but will never be functional again. The guitarist holds the Church Point Charter responsible for his […]

Tool has confirmed the title of their long awaited new album: Fear Inoculum. The band has been working on the record for multiple years. Recording finally got underway in March 2018. The fifth record by Tool follows 2006’s 10,000 Days and is due August 30.

With only three weeks to go, Woodstock 50 has found a new location in Columbia, MD. The Merriweather Post Pavilion will host about 32,000 people, according to Bloomberg. After the original location, the race track of Watkins Glen, NY, pulled out in June, organizers put their hopes in horseracing track Vernon Downs in Vernon, NY, […]