Entries in Muisc News (22)
So STP was the surprise guest at the KROQ Weenie Roast in LA. Weiland, needless to say, was not there. So who filled in? How about Chester Bennington of Linkin Park?
And not only that: when the set was finished, the band travelled up the coast to play another radio show in San Francisco.
And wait There's more.
Both shows featured a selection of STP hits and one new song entitled "Out of Time." Download that one here for free.
Slayer's Jeff Hanneman died of liver failure in Los Angeles back on May 2. A memorial will be held at the Hollywood Palladium (capacity: 4,000) on the 23rd--and we're all wondering if the Westboro Baptist Church is going to follow through on their promise to picket it. Details at The Hollywood Reporter.
Meanwhile, a fan created this 8-bit version of Reign in Blood as a tribute.
Believe it or not, Friday will mark one year since the death of Adam Yauch. Two things will happen in his memory this weekend.
First, a playground in Brooklyn Heights where Adam used to play as a kid will be renamed "Adam Yauch Playground," giving up its original name, "Palmetto Playground." This was the result of a powerful social media campaign launched by Kathleen Hanna (ex-Bikini Kill and the wife of Adam Horovitz.
Then Saturday will be Adam Yauch Day at a performance arts space called Littlefield in Brooklyn. Anyone who visits will be treated to plenty of rare photographs and fan art.