GoldieBlox recently apologized for their usage of the Beastie Boys' 'Girls' in a promo for their line of toys for girls, but the band is not buying it. According to the New York Times, the band has followed through on plans to file suit against the toy company after the company first took legal action against them.
Iron Maiden bassist Steve Harris splits his time between Los Angeles and the Bahamas, and a house on his Cable Beach property was recently broken into by armed robbers. The incident happened in the early morning hours of Nov. 29, when a group of men sawed through chains on the front gate of a home on the property that was being used as an office and storage facility.
Hipster-smashing comedy 'Portlandia' is about to enter its fourth season on IFC. The critically acclaimed show, starring Fred Armisen and Carrie Brownstein, is set to welcome a bunch of musicians as guest stars. Guns N' Roses / Walking Papers bassist Duff McKagan, Queens of the Stone Age frontman Josh Homme, Dead Kennedys' Jello Biafra + more have all been confirmed to appear in the new 'Portlandia' season.
As if they had emerged from a time machine, throwback rockers Steel Panther have risen up to become one of metal's greatest live bands. In the year 2013, there's nothing quite like a Steel Panther show, which is why hearing a new track from the band live is the perfect way to experience some Steel Panther goodness.
Slash, Myles Kennedy and the Conspirators are back in the studio to create the follow-up to their 2012 album 'Apocalyptic Love.' The top-hatted shredder has offered some recent updates from the studio via his Twitter page for what he's calling a "heavy record," including a couple of Vine videos of the guys in action.
World-class drummer Mike Portnoy has never been busier. Following a quarter century in Dream Theater, he has played in Avenged Sevenfold, formed the bands Adrenaline Mob and Flying Colors, and is currently rocking out with his new group the Winery Dogs and getting set to release a new album with his band Transatlantic, among other musical efforts.
The Foo Fighters have been known for playing surprise shows, usually in the Los Angeles, as they get ready for major promotion. The band had already announced two live dates later this month in Mexico City, presumably the beginning of the support their next studio album, but Monday night (Dec. 9) found them playing a venue considerably smaller than their upcoming Foro Sol stadium gigs.