The rock lifestyle isn't all just sex, drugs and rock 'n' roll. Countless musicians use their celebrity status as a platform to reach out and help those in need. Those lucky enough to make a living off of being in a band often give back via charities they create or support.
Inquisition are one of black metal's most uncompromising acts, consisting of the duo of mainman Dagon and drummer Incubus. They recently released their fifth studio album, 'Obscure Verses for the Multiverse,' which is another all-out riffing assault on the senses. The music is only half of the splendor here, with
Here's something Dave Grohl would be proud to see! As a huge activist for getting children involved in music, Grohl has inspired the youth time and time again with Nirvana and the Foo Fighters. These two proudly count the musician among their influences as they take on the Foo Fighters' hit 'Everlong.'
There have been some mighty ballads penned by the Scorpions, including 'Wind of Change,' 'Lady Starlight,' and, the one featured in this video, 'Still Loving You.' In Thailand, a special version of the hit singing competition television show 'The Voice' featured only kids. One of the standout performances was this girl's audition.
We've heard lullaby version of heavy metal songs, we've heard string quartet versions of metal songs, and even some pop artists have covered some of metal's most cherished anthems, but this might be the one version nobody expected. Sung in the style of Michael McDonald, Las Vegas act the Guilty Pleasures recently covered Iron Maiden's classic 'Run to the Hills' in their own 'Yacht Rock' style.