Foo Fighters are scheduled to perform live tonight at the Democratic National Convention in Charlotte before President Obama’s speech. Last night (Sept. 5), the band played a nearly four-hour concert for Rock the Vote, an organization formed to engage young people in the political process.
An unusual case in Saulsalito, Calif., resulted in police arresting a man claiming he is former White Zombie drummer Phillip Buerstatte for allegedly defrauding a rehab center out of $75,000. He is also accused of defrauding a rehabilitation center in Novato. However, authorities identified the man as 46-year-old Loren Breckenridge.
Zakk Wylde, founder of Black Label Society, will host a new weekly sports talk series on SiriusXM. ‘Wylde on Sports’ will debut Sept. 4 and air every Tuesday for six weeks on SiriusXM Fantasy Sports Radio. The co-host will be Ken Thomson, Wylde’s brother-in-law and a veteran sports talk host.
‘Slo-Mo-Tion’ is the second video from Marilyn Manson’s latest album ‘Born Villain,’ and is now available for your viewing pleasure (watch below). Music videos can sometimes be generic, but with Manson you know you’re not going to get the usual band playing in a warehouse clip.
Tommy Lee is no stranger to the legal system, having several run-ins with the law over the years. Now, according to TMZ, an engineer claims he had the idea for the Motley Crue drummer’s circle-shaped roller-coaster drum solo back in 1991.
Staind vocalist Aaron Lewis will host a charity golf tournament in Bernardson, Mass., on Saturday, Aug. 11. The inaugural Aaron Lewis Invitational Charity Golf Tournament will be held at the Crumpin-Fox Golf Club. Lewis and his wife Vanessa started the It Takes a Community Foundation, and proceeds from this tournament will benefit the R.H. Conwell Community Education Center in Worthington, Mass.
The Olympics are in full swing in London, with the U.S. team racking up medals in many different sports. Linkin Park are showing their appreciation for the U.S. Olympic team by inviting them to attend one of their upcoming concerts for free.
Metallica’s eight-concert run in Mexico City has begun at the Palacia de los Deportes. A video of the ‘best effects’ during the opening show on Saturday, July 28 is now available (watch below). The nine minute clip includes shots of various pyro and lighting effects, including what appeared to be stagehands catching on fire.
A new Beatles compilation ‘Tomorrow Never Knows’ was released today (July 24) exclusively on iTunes, and Foo Fighters frontman Dave Grohl has written a letter in the digital liner notes of ‘Tomorrow Never Knows’ describing the impact the group’s music had on him.
In a recent interview conducted at a Papa Roach show in Allentown, Pa., the band’s frontman Jacoby Shaddix revealed he is having vocal issues. It’s a potentially serious situation, and the timing couldn’t be worse with a big tour coming up.
There have been rumblings that Van Halen might be playing the 2013 Super Bowl halftime show. In a USA Today interview last month, Eddie Van Halen said, “So in November, we’ll hit Japan, and in the new year, we’ll possibly do something special, but I can’t talk about it.” Could that ‘something special’ be the Super Bowl halftime show?
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