Rapper LL Cool J will be giving fans a dose of hard rock and metal on his upcoming album Authentic (out April 30th) by having guest appearances from guitarist Eddie Van Halen and Rage Against The Machine guitarist Tom Morello. Rapper Snoop Dogg will also be making an appearance. Van Halen will be featured on the 12th track of the album. Website VHND is stating that the name of the track is “Getting Paper” but that this title was announced last month and may be out of date.
Head on below for a picture of LL Cool J with Van Halen in the studio. READ MORE
Artist Maxim Dalton painted a poster of 35 of the greatest guitar players ever. While it doesn’t include some famous axe wielders (I don’t see Dimebag Darrell on there), it is a pretty comprehensive painting of guitarists who have shaped and influenced their genres. The painting was released as a limited edition poster but sold out long ago.
But what I want to know is can you identify them all! So head on below to test yourself on your guitar player knowledge! 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