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Jimi Hendrix Sex Tape- Stoned Temple Disaster?- Rare Metallica Cliff Burton Track- Fans Vs Axl- Pearl Who Jam- Taking Back Sunday Reunion- Robert Plant and more top stories from this week

04/03/2010
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Here is a look back at some of the top stories from this week: A DVD containing footage the makers claim is a Jimi Hendrix sex tape is set to be released in May. Jimi Hendrix: The Story Of The Lost Sex Tape is due out on the Kaleidoscope company on May 3. It contains 11 minutes of porn footage which is being billed as featuring the late guitar legend. more

According to several eyewitness accounts from fans who attended Stone Temple Pilots' Milwaukee, Wisconsin concert last Friday night (March 26) at the Eagles Ballroom, vocalist Scott Weiland forgot the words to at least a couple of the songs and seemed to be completely lost during "Dead and Bloated", forcing his bandmates to leave the stage in apparent embarrassment and disgust. more

Guns N' Roses frontman Axl Rose threatened to walk offstage during a recent gig in Peru. The star stopped their performance in Lima and told fans through an interpreter, he would leave after they threw objects at him. Watch video footage of the incident here

Many consider "Orion" Cliff Burton of Metallica's masterpiece. Now thanks to The Metal Den you can hear exactly why that is and also what a tragic loss of a master musician the world suffered with Cliff's untimely death. more

Robert Plant has confirmed a 12 city North American tour. Beginning in July, this 1st leg of shows which will be followed by further dates in the fall will preview material from a new album. more

The Who performed Quadrophenia last night at the Royal Albert Hall, concluding the 10th year of concerts initiated by the band's singer, Roger Daltrey , in aid of Teenage Cancer Trust. They were joined by a brass and string section, plus special guests Eddie Vedder (Pearl Jam) and Tom Meighan (Kasabian) more

The Who's Roger Daltrey insists he will continue performing even if the group split up because of Pete Townshend's tinnitus. more

Fall Out Boy's Patrick Stump is finishing up his still-untitled solo album, on which he plays all the instruments. Stump will mix the new material in May and he hopes to have the album out this summer. more

Maybe NOFX singer/bassist Fat Mike should've called his Cokie The Clown alter ego Pee Pee The Clown, instead. A not very funny practical joke (where he served fans tequila mixed with his urine) has gotten him banned from Austin, Texas' Emo's Annex more

As promised, Them Crooked Vultures have announced additional North American tour dates for a run that will (as of right now) kick off on April 14th at Club Nokia in Los Angeles.more

Taking Back Sunday surprised fans on Tuesday with the announcement that guitarist Matt Fazzi and bassist Matt Rubano have left the group. The band has not announced their replacements BUT when you visit their website you are greeted with a pop-up photo of the band with the members faces partially covered more

Bon Jovi has announced the addition of three special guests for their series of inaugural concerts at the soon-to-be-opened New Meadowlands Stadium. more

Ozzy Osbourne's upcoming album will be called Scream (instead of the originally planned "Soul Sucka"), and the lead track, Let Me Hear You Scream, will be premiered on an episode of CSI: New York next month. more

Dave Mustaine of Megadeth has explained why he felt it was time for bassist James LoMenzo to leave the band – making space for original member David Ellefson to return. more

The Cure are going to issue a deluxe three disc reissue of their acclaimed "Disintegration" album on May 24th. more

Linkin Park have announced the upcoming release of "Linkin Park 8-Bit Rebellion!," a groundbreaking game app for the iPhone, iPod Touch and iPad. more

Roadrunner Records announced today the worldwide signing of multi-platinum, genre-defining hard rock band Korn to the label. Korn III - Remember Who You Are is the band's ninth album overall and their first album for their new label. more

Thirty Seconds to Mars will return stateside to kick off the U.S. leg of the tour beginning April 9th at the Pearl in Las Vegas more

Ronnie James Dio has a message for the tumor in his stomach: "Cancer, I'll kick the hell outta you." more

Serj Tankian has recorded and is currently mixing a new studio album, titled Imperfect Harmonies, which will be the follow-up to his critically acclaimed 2007 solo debut Elect the Dead. more

North American rock acts occupy all three top-of-the-bill slots at this summer's twinned Reading and Leeds festivals with Guns N' Roses, Arcade Fire and Blink 182 set to headline the long-running U.K. events more

Metal Blade has extended God Dethroned's contract yet again to continue putting out some of the most intense and unique death metal albums from one of the genre's best bands. more

Sunn O))) and Boris will unite to perform as Altar -- as heard on their 2006 Altar full-length -- at the third annual All Tomorrow's Parties Festival in Monticello, New York. more

Former Guns N' Roses star Duff McKagan has officially joined Jane's Addiction - new photos of the bassist in the studio with his new bandmates have been posted online. Guitarist Dave Navarro has posted a snapshot of McKagan alongside Jane's Addiction frontman Perry Farrell and drummer Stephen Perkins on his Twitter.com blog. more

After years of speculation, groundbreaking English hardcore band GBH has announced plans to release their eleventh studio album, Perfume and Piss, via Hellcat Records on April 6. more

A reader sent us over some info on an upcoming DVD release of a classic Ozzy Osbourne concert from 1982. We did confirm through Amazon that it is in fact set for release on June 29th in the US. more

The NCAA Men's Final Four action begins this weekend, fans can get warmed up prior to game time on Saturday with a live stream of the Coke Zero Countdown – a live concert featuring the multi-platinum rock band Daughtry. more

Far is offering their fans an exclusive opportunity to hear "Deafening," the lead track from the band's upcoming full-length, At Night We Live, which will be released May 25, 2010 on Vagrant. more

Guitar Hero is a lot of fun for a lot of people but how can you have the experience of a real guitar hero without someone yelling out "Free Bird!"? Now when your friends heckle you to play the Lynyrd Skynyrd classic when you're playing Guitar Hero you can, making it the complete rock and roll experience. more

Blaze Bayley were forced to cancel the last show of their European tour at the weekend after drummer Larry Paterson was rushed to hospital. The tubthumper, who also wrote Bayley's biography At the End of the Day, was diagnosed with blood vessel inflammation, and is now at home in the UK resting. more

Courtney Love prepares for the arrival of Nobody's Daughter, the brand new album by Hole, set for April 27th release on Mercury Records. "Skinny Little Bitch," the new album's first single pick has jumped all over rock radio formats since its impact two weeks ago, and is now available for sale at all digital platforms. more

U2360° At The Rose Bowl will be released in the UK on DVD and Blu-ray by Mercury Records on June 7, and in the US on June 3, 2010. more

Glenn Danzig is set to unleash his first new Danzig studio album in six years. Deth Red Sabaoth, produced by Glenn and recorded in Los Angeles over the course of 2009, will be released on June 22 more

Metallica and Black Sabbath are teaming up for a special one-off joint release to celebrate Record Store Day on April 17. Sorry stateside fans, this is only for the UK. more

Wienerworld and MVD Visual are proud to announce the DVD release of John Lennon "Rare and Unseen" on May 18, 2010. (Released February 22 in the UK) more

Metallica announced on their website on Thursday that they have tapped Fear Factory, Gojira, Volbeat as support on their upcoming European tour dates. more

Whitechapel's forthcoming album, A New Era of Corruption, features guest vocals from Vincent Bennett of The Acacia Strain on the track "Murder Sermon" and Chino Moreno from the Deftones on the track "Reprogrammed to Hate." more

Smokey Robinson, Tim McGraw, Chris Isaak , Darius Rucker, Billy Currington & Sheena Easton have all now signed on to perform on the television special Kenny Rogers: The First 50 Years, joining previously announced guests Dolly Parton, Lionel Richie, Alison Krauss, Wynonna Judd and The Oak Ridge Boys. more

Festival, the fourth full-length from Jon Oliva's Pain, will be released in North America on April 12, 2010 via AFM Records! more

Doves will release their definitive collection, The Places Between: The Best of Doves on April 20, 2010. To coincide with this release a new single, "Andalucía" will be released on April 6, 2010. more

Loud & Proud Records is pleased to announce a worldwide partnership with American rock 'n' roll pioneers, The Steve Miller Band and Miller's new imprint Space Cowboy Records more

Sevendust are currently putting the finishing touches on a headlining and will take a much-deserved break before heading out to do it all over again in April and beyond. more

Rocklahoma has announced new additions to its Memorial Day Weekend lineup of top rock artists from the past three decades. Sevendust, Fuel (featuring original lead singer Brett Scallions), Lacuna Coil, Gypsy Pistoleros, The Nigel Dupree Band, O'Dette, Problem Child, Black Tora, Mad Max and Bad Things will join a previously announced all-star roster more

Band of Horses release their third full length LP, entitled Infinite Arms, on May 18th more

Municipal Waste have been confirmed to play a one-off show in Pomona, California with influential punk bands Circle Jerks and 7-Seconds. more

Alanis Morissette wrote and performed the original song "I Remain," which serves as the end credit track for Walt Disney Pictures' and Jerry Bruckheimer Films' Prince Of Persia : The Sands Of Time. more

It's been two years since Taproot released their last album, Our Long Road Home, but the wait is finally over. Plead the Fifth, the band's upcoming release, is scheduled to hit shelves on May 11, 2010. more

Slash's new self-titled solo album comes out next Tuesday, April 6th, but you don't have to wait to hear it. You can check out the whole Slash CD streaming online right now! Go listen here -

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