The thrash legend's live performance with Gaga during the television broadcast was marred by an unplugged microphone for frontman James Hetfield. The error was later blamed on a stagehand.
The band has now shared video footage of their dress rehearsal along with the following message, "Perhaps you've heard by now that we experienced a slight bit of a technical difficulty when we hit the stage at the Grammy Awards with Lady Gaga a little over a week ago ' hmm, would that qualify as an understatement?!?"
They continue, "We've had so many of you ask and wonder 'what if,' so we thought it might be fun to also share with you what happened just a few hours earlier that day at the dress rehearsal with all cylinders firing just right. Collaborating, hanging and performing with Gaga was easily one of the most exciting, inspiring and enjoyable experiences of our career - she BRINGS IT every single time!! All we have to say is that we absolutely cannot wait until next time!" Watch ithere.
This was the desk used to record Pink Floyd's magnum opus Dark Side Of the Moon. Paul McCartney, Kate Bush, and The Cure also recorded on the console. It will be auctioned off later this month by Bonhams in London.
The Bonhams listing says the desk comprises: "40 channels with limiter/compressor on each, 4 echo returns and 16 monitors, MK3 feature cassettes, track monitor cassettes, dual channel 16 track sync mixer, two banks of 12 pairs of microphone channels, 8 pairs of main channels to centre section, monitor level controls for tracks 1-8 on left and 9-16 on right side..." Read morehere.
The group, fronted by Slipknot singer Corey Taylor, shared the news of the album release plans by posted a new video via social media that shows them "kidnapping" one lucky fan.
The clip has the band nabbing the fan at the Porto's Bakery in Burbank, California and driving him to the recording studio where they treated him to early preview of tracks from the forthcoming album. Watch ithere.
Simmons spoke with Cantonrep.com and revealed "I can tell you I'm working on a box set that is gonna put together 150 songs that have never been released. That news is gonna be released soon."
When asked about the possibility of KISS recording a new album, he didn't sound hopeful or enthused with the idea, saying, "We're so busy touring around the world, and people in America might not know it, but we just came back from Japan, and we're going to Europe in May. We start in Moscow May 1.
"It's just tough to find the time to sit down for six months and do nothing but a record. I'm not inclined to go out there and work your ass off making something you're proud of and then to have everybody steal it and download it and file share it. That's not for me".
The band has struggled to find a new frontman since deciding to reactivate following DuBrow's death and have gone through lead singers almost as often as longtime guitarist Alex Grossi changes his strings.
Durbin replaces former Adler's Appetite singer Seann Nicols, who was in the band only a few months but long enough to lay down the vocals for the group's forthcoming album "Road Rage". Read morehere.
This year's event is scheduled to take place on May 7th in the Los Angeles area, kicking off with a continental breakfast at Harley-Davidson of Glendale and concluding at Los Encinos Park in Encino where a special concert will take place.
The concert lineup will include Ronnie's former bandmates the Dio Disciples, along with Lynch Mob, Eddie Money, Rough Cutt, The Loveless, Sonia Harley and No Small Children. Find more details, and ticketshere.
Frontman Frankie Palmeri shared his excitement over fans finally being album to hear their new album, "It's hard to put in only a few words what 'Look At Yourself' means to us.
"We are beyond excited to be sharing this album with the world. It's everything an EMMURE record is supposed to be and more." Watch the new videohere.
The release, which is set to hit stores on April 28th, will feature footage from two separate concerts. The first was captured during a special show in Oslo where they were joined by the Norwegian Radio Orchestra and a choir.
The second performance features the group's entire set from the German music festival Wacken Open Air that included almost 100 musicians. Watch the trailerhere.
The new visual is for a track called "Can We Hang On?" and was directed by Made By Shelly who shot the nostalgic clip at El Porto Beach in Los Angeles, according to the announcement.
Cold War Kid's Nathan Willett had this to say about the new song, "'Can We Hang On?' is a hopeful love song that looks back with nostalgia on the good old days but is uncertain about the future."
The band also announced that they will be doing a special album release show and record signing at Fingerprints Music in Long Beach, CA on April 8th. The event will be open to fans that preorder that album at the store and will include a limited edition poster with purchase. Watch the new videohere.
With well-crafted lyrics and a bigger sound, the band has taken the next logical step in their musical evolution. Alex Gaskarth and Jack Barakat discussed the new song. "'Dirty Laundry' is about coming to terms with your demons and realizing that everybody has a past, and it's not always golden," says Gaskarth. "People make mistakes. People do things they regret and that's part of accepting people for who they are."
According to Gaskarth, the shoot for the song's music video almost took a turn for the worse during the shooting of the final scene. At the end of a long, single-take shot, Gaskarth takes his laundry out of the drier, walks out of the laundromat, gets in his Mustang and drives away. The problem was that he wasn't prepared for the vintage car's lack of power steering. Overcompensating, the singer turned onto the street so sharply that he almost hit the curb, jerking the car straight again at the last second. Thankfully, the everyone got a good laugh out of his brief scare. Read morehere.
The band will be kicking off the new trek, which will feature them performing acoustically accompanied by a string quartet, on April 10th in Escondido, CA at the California Center for the Arts.
The tour will include additional stops in California, as well as Washington D.C., Virginia, Tennessee and North Carolina before wrapping up on April 30th at the famed Ryman Auditorium in Nashville. Read more and see the dateshere.
The song is the second single released from the effort and follows the lead single "Pyromaniac". The group had this to say about the album, "We all quit our jobs at about the same time to make this record and play as much as possible-that was our all in, no going back moment.
"It reminded [us] of a story we heard from the 1500s about a Spanish explorer that sailed to conquer a territory. Once they landed on the beach, he burned all the ships so all his men knew one thing was clear, there's no going back. That's what that song is about, and that's the story of our lives at the point of the record being created." Stream the songhere.
Infinite Tuesday: An Autobiographical Riff tells the story of Nesmith's life, starting with his childhood in Dallas - where he was raised by a single mother, Bette, who invented Liquid Paper - and moving on to the set of The Monkees in Los Angeles, where he became a star with his three young bandmates. As a band formed specifically for a TV show to ape the success of The Beatles, The Monkees was a unique project for the time... few outsiders likely predicted they'd all go on to have substantial musical careers
To accompany the book, Rhino will release a companion album on April 14 with the slightly modified title, Infinite Tuesday: Autobiographical Riffs. The compilation which will include 14 tracks from Nesmith's career, starting with his first recording, "The New Recruit," which he made under the name Michael Blessing.here.
The studio work comes ahead of her UK tour which is scheduled to kick off on March 15th and runs until May 27th and includes stand alone dates and some festival appearances.
Sari's band is rounded out by guitarist Innes Sibun (Robert Plant), keyboardist Anders Olinder (Peter Gabriel, Glenn Hughes, PP Arnold), bassist Kevin Jeffries (Mike Oldfield, Roger Taylor, Steve Harley) and Kevin O'Rourke (drums). See the dateshere.
"Painting a Hole" borrows from the kind of production found on Wincing the Night Away with cave-esque synths and echoes. Beginning with a chorus of voices singing "la la la," James Mercer's voice enters around the 20-second mark before the song shifts into a more psychedelic direction.
The Shins have already released several other tracks off their forthcoming album, including "Dead Alive," Name for You," "The Fear" and "Mildenhall." Listen to the new songhere.
Tickets for the remaining tour dates for their "Fight Another Day" UK tour, except for the show at the Newcastle Cluny (also sold out), are still available. Special guest on all dates (except Sheffield) is VEGA.
Reed have this to say about the trek, "We're really looking forward to playing many new and unique venues throughout the UK, and rockin' up the funk hard core and meeting all those who are able to attend and bring down the house with us.
"We thank you for the many years of support and especially believing that we had new music in us to offer! We are forever grateful for you all being there with us on this journey!" See the dateshere.
Drag Me Out encompasses the theme of our record as a whole. If you surround yourself with the right people, you can get each other through anything.
When I was 16 or 17, after I had a few episodes that scared my parents, I was diagnosed with bipolar disorder. At the time, I didn't know that there was a label to put on the way I felt. I just knew that I felt sad a lot and that on occasion, that sadness would make me feel like someone else. When I was diagnosed, I decided to keep it to myself and refused to admit that I couldn't control my emotions. So instead of getting the help I needed, I pretended that I could fix myself and hid that part of my life away from everyone.
For a really long time I kept people at arms length, knowing that if they got close enough, I'd have to share things that I was embarrassed about. I eventually dug myself deeper and deeper into a hole by lying about things I couldn't control. My depression was the one thing that I never felt comfortable showing. I was afraid that it would make my loved ones feel uncomfortable around me or that they would feel obligated to constantly walk on eggshells in my presence. In the last few months I learned that life is infinitely harder when you try to do everything yourself. I started trusting people again. This song is about becoming comfortable with being myself and asking for help when I need it.
Hearing is believing. Now that you know the story behind the song, listen for yourself and learn more about the albumright here!