Actor/musician Johnny Depp and half of his band The Kids were rocking out at the Duesenberg Guitar’s NAMM after-party this past Saturday when they were joined by half of shock rocker Alice Cooper‘s band (Tommy Henriksen and Glen Sobel). After Depp played two songs, Marilyn Manson came out on stage to perform a few of his big hits as well as a cover of “20th Century Boy”. After Manson left, Depp introduced Cooper and the band played five more songs (obviously kicking out “School’s Out”. But the night wasn’t over as Depp then called out Aerosmith‘s Steven Tyler, who sang four songs, including a cover of “House Of The Rising Sun”. Lastly, Depp brought out all the special guests for a rendition of “Come Together”. Below are a few photos and the full setlist.
Bloody-Disgusting has teamed up with London rockers Charming Liars to bring you an exclusive tour video while the band was on the Rockstar Uproar tour, playing alongside Alice In Chains and Jane’s Addiction. The band toured/is touring in support of their 4-track EP New Disorder and they are gearing up to release their debut full length (release date TBA), which was produced by Bob Rock (Metallica, Aerosmith). Head on below to check out this exclusive tour video.
Something that Aural Pleasures podcast Bill got me hooked into this year was fantasy football. Now, if you were to know me at all, you’d know that my knowledge of sports and sports rules is minimal at best and wholly inaccurate at worst. But something about lining up my starters and making a trade here and there hooked me! And, wouldn’t ya believe it, I’m 3rd in my league! SUCK IT BILL!
Getting to the meat and potatoes of the story here, Pepsi has teamed up with the NFL to create the Pepsi NFL Anthems Campaign. Aerosmith and Lenny Kravitz have put out their songs for the New England Patriots and the New York Jets, respectively. The songs can be heard below and are also available for free download! You can also hear more songs for more teams here. Check ‘em out and let me know who your favorite team is! READ MORE
I was hemming and hawing over what kind of descriptor I should use in the headline. Should it be an LOL? Nah, because some of them aren’t funny. Should it be a Random Cool? Ehhhh….maybe? I settled on OMFG because that was pretty much my reaction looking at each photo.
You see, below you’ll find an image that features 18 yearbook photos from some of the biggest names in rock and metal. You’ve got “Dimebag” Darrell Abbott, Eddie Van Halen, Gene Simmons, Tom Araya, and many more. It’ll definitely get a chuckle or two! Check it out below, READ MORE
Got two news bits for you that are weird enough to combine into one article. The first story is that actor Johnny Depp (Nightmare on Elm St., Dark Shadows) joined Aerosmith at the Hollywood Bowl this past Monday (the 6th). The actor played guitar during the song “Train Kept-A Rollin’”. This isn’t the first time Depp has jammed with other musicians. He also appeared on stage with Alice Cooper as well as Marilyn Manson. You can watch video of the performance below.
The second bit I’ve got for you is a really weird mashup of Ke$ha‘s “Tik Tok” with The Beatles‘ “Come Together”. Surprisingly, it works far better than I could’ve imagined. You can stream the song below. READ MORE
Update: You can download a free track “Want Me Back” by clicking here.
Review by Chris Lockett: In this day and age, it is very difficult for a Rock band to be successful. The great Australian band AC/DC once said, “It’s a long way to the top if you wanna Rock n’ Roll”. And now, a new Aussie band is looking for success here in the U.S. Their name is Longreef, and they plan to release their second EP, entitled “Dirty Motel” on June 12th. They certainly have the drive to be a success, but do they have the talent? Hit the jump to find out! READ MORE
Recently, Sully Erna of Godsmack fame posted a MySpace EPlaylist of songs that shaped his musical upbringing and his styles of today. Unfortunately for MySpace (and fortunate for us), they didn’t allow any descriptions to be posted along with those songs. Well, Sully sent them on over to Bloody-Disgusting for all of you readers to check out after the jump!
Robert DeLeo of Stone Temple Pilots told Spin.com “we just finished the last two songs at my home studio, and we’re going through the editing process and getting everything sounding tasty. A gentleman by the name of Chris Lord-Alge, who actually mixed a song of ours back in early 2000 called ‘All in the Suit That You Wear’, will mix the new album.” The album is due out sometime this year.
TheGlobeAndMail.com caught up with Joe Perry and he had this to say about the future of Aerosmith, “Right now, we’re talking about getting another singer to fill in for Steven. I don’t know what’s going on with him, but as far as Aerosmith goes, we’re going to find somebody to sing.” He also added ” “I think it would make more sense, with a band like Aerosmith, to get somebody who the fans might recognize. There’s no sense going out there and being an Aerosmith clone band. In order for both parties to get something out of this, to move things along musically, it’s important to get somebody who’s a legitimate headliner on their own.”
Hatebreed has announced the first three shows of the Black Procession tour with Machine Head have been postponed due to frontman Jamey Jasta falling ill. These shows will be rescheduled for mid-April time. He had this to say on the matter “I feel terrible to have to miss these first 3 shows but I need this time to heal up to make sure I will be 100%.” READ MORE