Weekend one at Coachella is in the books. The famed Southern California music oasis drew more than 90,000 fans who endured blistering daytime temps, a surreal Saturday night sandstorm and a wide buffet of sonic treats. Sure, the onetime indie fest now features as much hip-hop and EDM as it does anything else. But it's not like there wasn't any metal or hard rock buried in the sand. You just had to know where to look and thankfully, the headbangers in the house were able to catch ultra-solid sets by the likes of Motorhead, Queens of the Stone Age and a host of others.
With my brother living in Japan with his family, every few years I set out to visit him in the Land of the Rising Sun. This year it just so happened that Killswitch Engage were playing the intimate Osaka venue Club Quattro during my visit. To see the band play Japan was definitely an incredible experience, helped further by an awesome Japanese opening act called Meaning.
During the past two weeks, new photos have been sporadically released of Kurt Cobain's death scene. None of the 16 total pictures released have featured shots of Cobain's body, until now. Another two photos have been unveiled, and just to warn you, although they are not graphic in nature, they may be seen as disturbing. They are posted below.
Even though the members of Steel Panther are from Los Angeles, they celebrated the release of their brand new album 'All You Can Eat' with an intimate gig in New York City. The very glamorous and hilarious group performed five acoustic songs in front of a small crowd at the legendary, high-end burlesque club The Box last night (April 1).
Within the past nine days, late Nirvana frontman Kurt Cobain has been the subject of massive news reports. 20 years after Cobain's death, Seattle police chose to develop 35mm footage of the death scene and release some of those never-before-seen images to the public. After revealing nine new images yesterday (March 28), even more photos are now seeing the light of day.
Last week, news broke that Seattle police were reviewing the case of Nirvana frontman Kurt Cobain's death. Part of the review included developing 35mm film that had been sitting in a police station vault for 20 years, and although it was reported that photos of Cobain dead would not be released, the Seattle police have reportedly published nine new pictures of Cobain's death scene.
A Day to Remember have to be all smiles after a very successful first year for their 'Self Help' festival. The band staged the event at the NOS Events Center in San Bernardino, Calif., giving music lovers both an indoor and outdoor stage full of great bands to enjoy. And what a crowd it was as there were people lined up for blocks waiting to check out the lineup of bands.