To amp fans up for Alice in Chains' next album, 'The Devil Put Dinosaurs Here' (due May 28), a hilarious mockumentary called 'AIC 23' has been released by Funny or Die. The flick includes a great storyline, along with cameos from members of Metallica, Pearl Jam, Soundgarden, Guns N' Roses + more!
As native New Yorkers, Anthrax were thrilled getting to play Yankees Stadium a couple of years ago for 'The Big 4.' But the honor didn't just stop there, as the band recently learned that the specialized Yankees jerseys made for the occasion are currently hanging in the historic baseball stadium for all to see.
The word "paparazzi" comes from an Italian term referring to the irritating buzzing noise made by insects, most notably, the mosquito. And what's one way to get rid of mosquitos? A massive cloud of smoke … and this is exactly the tactic used by rock icon Marilyn Manson against the paparazzi as the musician left a premiere party for the new film 'Spring Breakers.'
Duff McKagan isn't just a famed bassist for bands such as Guns N' Roses, Velvet Revolver and Loaded, he's a hell of a storyteller as well. In McKagan's Seattle Weeky column, he tells a tale of being thrown out of a store in Japan for eating a lovely peanut-and-rice cracker mix, but here's the kicker … the shop McKagan was removed from specializes in selling bootlegged Guns N' Roses merchandise.
Metallica frontman James Hetfield sure loves to say, "Yeah!" Both beloved and playfully lampooned for his legendary use of the affirmative, James Hetfield and his "Yeah's" have been immortalized by a diligent audio technician, who has compiled every single "Yeah!" from Hetfield's recorded history into a hilarious three-minute-and-sixteen-second montage.
One of Coachella's biggest draws this year is the reunion of the indie outfit Postal Service, which features the synth-led sounds of Jimmy Tamborello paired with Death Cab for Cutie frontman Ben Gibbard's vocals. But according to a new Funny or Die video, there were actually several recognizable rockers that tried out for the job before Gibbard was selected.
Lord knows that many of the musicians taking part in this year's Revolver Golden Gods have done their fair share of interviews overs the years, but in the commercial for the 2013 ceremony, they get to experience life from the other side of the microphone in what amounts to the world's most metal press conference.
Modern music's living contradiction, Maynard James Keenan, has delivered another bizarre piece of art with a video for Puscifer's cover of the Queen classic 'Bohemian Rhapsody.' Having superimposed his head, along with the head of iconic drag queen Dina Martina, onto characters from black and while films, 'Bohemian Rhapsody' proves to be maniacally hilarious.