Rock

John Frusciante on writing new music with Red Hot Chili Peppers: 'It's just returning to family'

John Frusciante says the Red Hot Chili Peppers are back in the business of making new music, even while COVID-19 nips at the heels of productivity and collaboration.
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Nicolas Cage tells Marilyn Manson he owns a crow that curses at him

Here’s a sentence that’s surely never been uttered; Nicholas Cage told Marilyn Manson his pet crow calls him an a**hole on a regular basis.
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Mike Shinoda shares Metal was 'too white' before Nu-Metal

Mike Shinoda continues breaking racial barriers in metal music, telling Metal Hammer the genre was “too white” before the emergence of nu metal bands like Linkin Park, Korn and Snot.
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Bush announces deluxe 'The Kingdom' album and drive-in concerts

Bush has announced a deluxe version of the band’s new album, ‘The Kingdom.’ To celebrate they have announced a pair of drive-in concerts, set to take place November 20 and 21 in California.
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'Gimme Some Lovin'' writer Spencer Davis dies at 81

Spencer Davis, the Welsh musician responsible for hits such as “Gimme Some Lovin’” and “I’m a Man,” has passed away at the age of 81. According to the BBC, Davis passed away on Monday while he was being treated for pneumonia.
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Smashed Kurt Cobain guitar from final Nirvana tour going to auction

A guitar Kurt Cobain played and subsequently smashed on stage during Nirvana’s final tour is going to auction. The instrument is a black Fender Strat, which Cobain gave to a fan in the crowd following Nirvana’s performance in Rennes, France in 1994.
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Your chance to own Eddie Van Halen’s most iconic guitar is here

Two of Van Halen’s most iconic guitars highlight the upcoming Icons & Idols TRILOGY: ROCK ‘N’ ROLL auction taking place on December 4 and 5. The auction will take place live at Julien’s Auctions in Beverly Hills and online on their website.
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Slipknot is selling masks just in time for Halloween

Slipknot is ready to make your COVID-19 Halloween a lot scarier (and perhaps safer?) offering band masks from the We Are Not Your Kind era. There are nine face coverings in all. Each one represents an individual band member.
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Watch the Foo Fighters acoustic set for 'Save Our Stages'

The Foo Fighters took the stage at famed Los Angeles venue the Troubadour and delivered an epic five-song acoustic set. The performance was part of the Save Our Stages Festival aimed to help raise funds for independent music venues.
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Richie Sambora blasts back at Jon Bon Jovi: 'Are you kidding me?'

When Jon Bon Jovi recently said that his former partner in crime, Richie Sambora, doesn’t have his life together… that sure came as news to Richie.
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