Primus frontman Les Claypool recalls auditioning for the role of Metallica's new bassist following the tragic death of Cliff Burton
New fan favourite Scarborough Street Fight comes from upcoming Sheepdogs album Outta Sight - out next month
Matt Cameron has apologised after remarks about Taylor Hawkins appeared "out of context", while Chad Smith calls story "sensationalised and misleading"
"I hope they find the peace of God for themselves" - Jesse Hughes testifies about the night Islamic State extremists killed 90 music fans at the Bataclan theatre in Paris
LA-based psych-punks Osees unveil video for Funeral Solution, the first single from punky new album A Foul Form
AOR legends Journey release Let It Rain as the third single from forthcoming album Freedom
According to several of his friends, late Foo Fighters drummer Taylor Hawkins had expressed concerns over the intensity of the band's tour schedule
Billy Corgan and Perry Farrell pool their resources in combined Smashing Pumpkins/Jane's Addiction supergroup for one-off Howard Stern show performance
Eric Clapton cancels two shows on current European tour after positive test, but has announced a new run of North American dates
Motley Crue man Vince Neil has appeared in an ad for the Dollar Loan Center, alongside a futuristic "loan approval machine"
Queen guitarist Brian May joined MCR for a performance of Welcome To The Black Parade and We Will Rock You at Reading Festival in 2011... and it blew everyone's minds
Jane's Addiction frontman Perry Farrell counted David Bowie as a hero, which made it all the more mortifying when Bowie got mad at him
John Lydon aka Johnny Rotten opens up about the monarchy-slating Sex Pistols anthem God Save The Queen, and reveals he's "really proud of the queen for surviving"
Metallica's James Hetfield shares his insecurities over his age during a recent show in Brazil and receives a group hug from his bandmates
Toyah has been painted in gold leaf for this week's performance of Garbage's I Think I'm Paranoid
Metallica's James Hetfield noticed Justin was "struggling a little bit with certain behaviours"
The original team behind Spinal Tap are reuniting for a new film as the band weren't happy about the way the first one turned out
Hu! Hu! Hu! The Hu have a new video, promising "positivity, empowerment and strength to fight for better days"