And he's told how the moment came to be immortalized in the album artwork of classic album Master Of Puppets. He lived through the experience soon after he'd become a vegetarian, which made it all the more unpleasant for him.
Speaking in a video that promotes their book Back To The Front, documenting the making of Master Of Puppets, Hammett says: "Someone threw a pig's head up on stage. I couldn't believe it. someone actually went to a butcher's shop, got a pig's head, put it in some sort of receptacle, drove, carried it into the show and waited for the moment to launch that pig's head."
He played on while thinking angrily: "My guitar smells like devilled ham - this is killing me!" while his roadie and photographer Ross Halfin looked on from the side of the stage.
Hammett adds: "I remember looking over to my guitar tech, who was laughing, and Ross Halfin was standing right next to him, and Ross took the shot. That's the shot that's on the back of Master Of Puppets." Watch the full interview clip and read morehere.
In "Goodnight," Sigel begins by invoking the name of his family members. He goes on to rap about how Meek has been going after his livelihood, which in turn affects his family. And Sigel is having none of that garbage. "Nó- this only a stick-up/ Don't turn it to an ambulance pick-up/ Get that só up," he raps before beginning a long verse explaining the impoverished conditions in which he grew up. "Or feel that wrath from all them nights I suffered/ With no supper, just one bread and butter/ One bed four deep, no heat, my little covers/ Shivering, laying in the piss of my lil brother," he raps.
The two Philly rappers have been beefing ever since Sigel claimed he wrote some lines on Meek's diss track against The Game, "Ooouuu." Soon after that remark, Sigel was knocked out backstage by one of Meek's people and from there he hasn't remained quiet about going after his fellow Philly rapper. Read more and check out the trackhere.
The clip finds Mars' and his posse partying in Las Vegas as few people can. Not only does the singer arrive in a private jet, cruise the strip in a convertible, and dance through the halls of a posh hotel, but he proceeds to ride a SeaDoo around the pool in front of the Bellagio--yes, the one with the giant fountains! Mars once again tapped Cameron Duddy to direct. Duddy was responsible for Mark Ronson's 'Uptown Funk' video featuring Mars.
24k Magic, Mars third full length album, is set to hit stores November 18. The singer's last solo single, "Young Girls" dropped nearly three years ago in November 2013. Read more and watch the new videohere.
On Twitter, Lambert shared a black and white video showing her writing out the album's name followed by a few other key pieces of information. For starters, there's the fact that The Weight of These Wings will be a double album. The first part will be called "The Nerve," while the second will be called "The Heart."
Like many a country singer-songwriter, Lambert's a skillful storyteller who likes to play with words. "The Nerve" contains a double meaning, signifying the bravery it takes to move on from a divorce and write about it through song, as well as "the nerve" of the ex- who walked away in the first place. Read morehere.
"This song is so personal it's almost painful to let it out. I don't hold back though, it's not who I am and there's no way I am going to start changing now," she says in a press release. "We all deal with love and the emotions that we get tangled up in, and we gotta survive, grow and remain honest to our best selves.
"I feel that with this song and it's the first one off this album I've been immersing myself in for two years now. Music just saves me no matter what in life is happening." Check out the new songhere.
Mission control was a small house in Louisiana where she, musicians and producers collaborated on songs that would ultimately form the album. Through jam sessions, experimentation and group songwriting, Solange arrived at tracks that earned A Seat at the Table.
"I'm really excited to share with you a little film that documents the early stages of my songwriting, jam sessions, and collaborations of #aseatatthetable," she wrote on Facebook. "3 years ago, I moved into a small house in the middle sugar cane field in New Iberia, La with just my engineers @mixedbyblue and @audio_nino to finish all of the lyrics as well as structure and produce the jam sessions that have now become the songs on the album." Watch "A Seat At The Table, Beginning Stages"here.
"The best way to push the envelope is with your guts and your talent," she said of her vision for the career-defining performance. "And then you also want to push the envelope in terms of your creativity and your music and taking the show to the next level, but I don't know if it's the place to push the envelope in other ways.
"In some ways, I want to lightly lick the envelope, hop inside, close it, write my name on it, and the thing is that I really just want to be there for football fans because that's what I'm hired to do." Read morehere.
Russel's back story actually begins with his swim to Plastic Beach, where he ended up growing 60x his size thanks to polluted shrimp he consumed. Even though he united with bassist Murdoc Niccals, a pirate attack separated them and Russel fled the island with Noodle.
Eventually, he ends up in North Korean, where the government treats him like a freak show and keeps him on display. Check out the unfolding of the full accounthere.
"We're thrilled to reach a deal to bring Taylor and her unique talents to her fans and our customers in new and exclusive ways," said John Stankey, CEO, AT&T Entertainment Group in a press release.
"And we've thrilled attendees during the Big Game weekend for the last 11 years with A-list parties and the hottest performing music artists around, so 2017 will be our very best." Read morehere.
The Boston band's first and only US No. 1 hit helped push their second album, 1990's "Extreme II: Pornograffitti (A Funked Up Fairy Tale)", to sales of more than 2 million copies in the States.
The "More Than Words" performance follows earlier previews of "Decadence Dance" and "Money (In God We Trust)" from the package. Directed by Brian Lockwood, "Pornograffitti Live 25: Metal Meltdown" includes a Blu-ray, DVD and audio CD of Extreme's complete set on a tour that saw the band deliver their second album in its entirety to mark its 25th anniversary. Watch the videohere.
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