It all went down on the 'Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon' last night (May 22). Actor-comedian Will Ferrell and Red Hot Chili Peppers stickman Chad Smith faced off in an epic drum battle.
Update (5:45PM ET): This story has been amended with a statement from Stone Sour confirming that Jim Root is in fact no longer in the band.
Earlier this year, guitarist Jim Root sat out Stone Sour's tour with the reason given that he was concentrating his efforts on writing music for Slipknot's next album. However, now the band has announced that it has parted ways with Root.
Times are good for Redlight King, who have been riding high with their single 'Times Are Hard' off their latest album, 'Irons in the Fire.' Now, the band, led by frontman Kaz, is teaming up with Loudwire to give away a signed Gretsch guitar!
Following the recent announcement of the Toronto lineup, the organizers of Riot Fest have now unveiled the list of bands performing at the Chicago and Denver editions of the festivals, as well. While there are a great deal of alt-rock acts, there are a number of heavy hitters on the bills.
Down have just unleashed their new 'Down IV - Part II' EP, and the band has teamed up with Loudwire to offer a cool prize pack centered around the new disc.