Watch Metallica Cover Van Halen’s ‘Runnin’ With the Devil’ and Pay Tribute to Chester Bennington in Pasadena

Watch Metallica Cover Van Halen’s ‘Runnin’ With the Devil’ and Pay Tribute to Chester Bennington in Pasadena

On Saturday night, Metallica‘s WorldWired tour landed in Southern California — Pasadena, to be precise, at the Rose Bowl. Van Halen happens to be from Pasadena, so what better time for an impromptu (and very fun) cover? Below, watch ‘Tallica play a few bars of “Runnin’ With the Devil,” with James Hetfield doing a pretty […]

Behind the Curtain: Billy Gibbons and ZZ Top

Behind the Curtain: Billy Gibbons and ZZ Top

Every day now for two weeks, I heard the song rise from what must have been a pair of seriously-powered speakers the size of refrigerators. Floating out over the hills of Hollywood like sweetly-scented sonic spores, the music had to be screaming from those distant monitors because the riff of Billy Gibbons’ guitar scuttled the […]

Top 11 Dancing Songs

Top 11 Dancing Songs

  “Do you think dyslexic people have difficulty dancing to Y.M.C.A.?” — Dave Sokolowski Rock music has filled dance floors since Chuck Berry sang, “Go get your lover, then reel and rock it” in Roll Over Beethoven. No wonder dancing is the subject of so many songs. Here’s our collection of the Top 11 Songs […]

Behind the Curtain: Johnny Winter

Behind the Curtain: Johnny Winter

Photo by: Glen LaFerman www.glenlaferman.com I started selling guitar picks recently on eBay. I bought a collection from a former guitar tech and I’ve been putting them up on the site for people to bid on. I was looking through some of the picks and found a lot of them belonged to the very same […]

Buzz: Sammy Hagar Rips Van Halen’s New Live Album, Has New Band of His Own

Buzz: Sammy Hagar Rips Van Halen’s New Live Album, Has New Band of His Own

Van Halen released their new live record Tokyo Dome Live in Concert this week, after performing on Jimmy Kimmel Live last week (and prompting reactions from around the Web regarding David Lee Roth‘s rough vocal performance on the show). Random VH fans aren’t the only ones curious about the band’s current motivations…enter former singer Sammy Hagar, […]

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