Archive for September, 2011
Monday, September 26th, 2011
Amazing trailer for the new DVD that looks at the history of the Bridge School Benefit and all the artists that have taken part over the years.
and Roger Taylor and Brian May are prepping a self-produced tribute act to tour next year “playing Queen‘s music combined with unseen footage and a production spectacle” which is completely sanctioned and controlled by the band. Here’s Canada’s Marc Martel giving his best a Queen’s Somebody To Love. Not only is he almost dead on vocally, but with that mustache he almost looks just like the late Mercury.
Friday, September 23rd, 2011
Next week Late Night with Jimmy Fallon will pay tribute to classic rockers Pink Floyd, with a boat load of big names appearing on the show to play songs by the pioneers of Pysch – Rock.
The Shins will kick things off Monday, September 26th, when they cover “Breathe”, from The Dark Side of the Moon. On Tuesday, it’ll be Foo Fighters and Waters’ turn, with a sure-to-be-epic performance of The Wall’s “In The Flesh”. Wednesday will see MGMT covering “Lucifer Sam”, off 1967′s The Piper at the Gates of Dawn, and Pearl Jam will cap things off on Friday with a take on The Wall’s “Mother”. Country singer Dierks Bentley will perform “Wish You Were Here” on Thursday.
And Bruce Springsteen turns 63 today! Happy Birthday to The Boss ”Nobody wins unless everybody wins!”
Wednesday, September 21st, 2011
Like a deer in headlights, its not certain if this thief was sure there was a camera looking right at him, however he has been caught red handed. Now, Cochrane District Crime Stoppers and the Timmins Police Service need your help in solving a theft of copper from a property in Porcupine. They believe these thefts have been going on for a while, but they finally may have gotten their break. If you have any information that will help police, contact information is here.
Metallica Big 4 Show @ Yankee Stadium
Monday, September 19th, 2011
Donning redneck beards, wigs and trucker hats, Foo Fighters took to the back of a pick-up truck to sing the specially penned ‘Keep It Clean’, their ode to same-sex loving.
Tuesday, September 13th, 2011
Watch Grohl Tell the Story ON Conan.
Monday, September 12th, 2011
Could These Guys get anymore busy? They premiered a new song on Jimmy Fallon’s Late Night last week and at the same time, made it available on their website for a FREE download. Here’s the vid and here’s a link to download the new song.
Saturday, September 10th, 2011
Last weekend was the awesome Pearl Jam 20 Festival. Chris Cornell joined their “Grunge” colleagues on stage for a version of their 90s collab “Hunger Strike”.
Speaking of PJ 20 here is a new trailer for the upcoming Camercon Crowe(Almost Famous, Jerry Maguire) directed documentary.
And whats cooler than Muppets and Rockstars. If you want to see the full list of ultimateclassicrock.com Best Rockstar Appearance’s on the Muppett Show head here. However, it really doesn’t get much better than Mr. Cooper.
Friday, September 9th, 2011
Red Hot Chili Pepper’s Drummer Chad Smith says its ‘weird’ being mistaken for actor Will Ferrell. He says he is tired of trying to telling people that he is not him so he just goes with it. Can you blame people for mistaking the two?
And a very interesting/hilarious 15 reasons why Metallica is just like the New York Yankees. See here.