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The Mars Volta’s Juan Alderete is Marilyn Manson’s new bassist

Two weeks ago, Marilyn Manson announced he was parting ways with longtime bassist and writing partner Twiggy Ramirez following rape allegations. Manson unveiled the band’s new bassist on Sunday during a controversial appearance at Ozzfest Meets Knotfest when Juan Alderete of The Mars Volta joined him on stage. Alderete first earned recognition in the 80s as a member

Ex Journey Drummer Deen Castronovo Joins The Dead Daisies

Former Journey drummer Deen Castronovo has joined supergroup The Dead Daisies in place of Brian Tichy, they’ve confirmed. Castronovo has lined up with John Corabi (ex Motley Crue), Doug Aldrich (ex Whitesnake), David Lowy and Marco Mendoza (Thin Lizzy) to start work on what will be the band’s fourth studio album. The Dead Daisies said

Watch Paul McCartney Join Steven Van Zandt at London Show

Paul McCartney made a guest appearance with Steven Van Zandt’s band in London last night (Nov. 4), as the pair aimed to complete what the Bruce Springsteen guitarist called “unfinished business.” Watch their London, U.K. performance of the Beatles classic “I Saw Her Standing There” above. It’s thought Van Zandt was referring to a Springsteen

Remembering Cool Hand Luke and Other World-Shakers

The Sunday Matinee takes a look at a classic or beloved film each weekend. This week, we’re “shakin’ it, boss” as Cool Hand Luke celebrates its 50th anniversary. Stuart Rosenberg’s Cool Hand Luke turned half a century old earlier this week. Even if you haven’t seen it, you know the film’s most famous line: “What we

Lynyrd Skynyrd Cancel Concert Because of 'Medical Emergency'

Lynyrd Skynyrd have canceled their concert scheduled for tonight because of a “medical emergency” involving Gary Rossington. The 65-year-old guitarist is the band’s only member from the original lineup. According to the Tallahassee Democrat – the hometown Florida paper where Lynyrd Skynyrd were scheduled to perform tonight – the exact cause of the medical issue is not known.

The History of the Beatles' 'Come Together' Covers

Other musicians began covering the Beatles’ “Come Together” almost as soon as it appeared on 1969’s Abbey Road. Heck, even three of the people involved with the original session – John Lennon, Paul McCartney and George Martin – have returned to it over the years. Along the way, there have been new versions that were

Feist unveils cover of Leonard Cohen’s “Hey, That’s No Way To Say Goodbye”: Stream

At Canada’s Juno Awards earlier this year, Feist paid tribute to Leonard Cohen by covering “Hey, That’s No Way To Say Goodbye”. Now, as we approach the one-year anniversary of his passing, Feist has shared a studio recording of her cover. Listen below. On November 6th, Feist will participate in a Leonard Cohen tribute concert