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Axl Rose Broke His Foot and Borrowed Dave Grohl's Throne to Play Show

Grohl and Axl are definitely cool.<p><i>Photo via Instagram</i><p>Rock and roll is hard as shit. Day to day, you can never guess what is going to happen at the next turn, so you have to adapt to whatever the wild lifestyle throws at you. That's exactly what happened when Axl Rose broke his foot recently. Given …

Watch Babymetal Take Their Metal Resistance to 'The Late Show With Stephen Colbert'

The Japanese pop-metal sensation performed their mega-hit "Gimme Chocolate!!" on their first US TV appearance.<p>Babymetal, the teenage Japanese pop-meets-metal sensations, are fresh off a massive headlining gig at London's iconic Wembley Stadium, and have now landed on US shores. The teenage trio has …

Beauty and Brutality: Deftones Singer Chino Moreno Opens Up About the New Album 'Gore'

"Some days are harder than others, but overall it’s still a very fun process, just sitting together with your friends and making noise and making songs out of that noise."<p>Sacramento’s Deftones defy easy classification. The band arose in the early 90s gigging alongside down-coast compatriots Korn at …

Stockholm’s D-Beat/Crust Lords Victims Sound the Alarm on Their New LP, 'Sirens'

"It would be comfortable to sing about war, sound like Discharge, and have pictures of blown-up babies on the cover on every record, but it would also be boring. "<p>For nearly twenty years, Stockholm’s Victims have dished out an onslaught of crusty d-beat, hardcore punk, and Motörhead-quality rock …

Sepultura's 'Chaos A.D.' Is the Anti-Colonial Rallying Cry that Thrash has Always Needed

The social messages of 'Chaos A.D.' are timeless and universal, making it one of the most important metal albums ever recorded.<p>Sepultura’s <i>Chaos A.D</i>. is a poison-tipped volley of anti-racist and anti-colonialist sentiments, making it the perfect album to listen to right now. I used to blast <i>Chaos …

Led Zeppelin to face trial over 'Stairway to Heaven' copyright infringement

Led Zeppelin’s Robert Plant and Jimmy Page must face a copyright infringement trial to have a jury determine if the band’s classic 1971 song …

Pierre Thomas Says He Witnessed Will Smith Being Fatally Shot in New Orleans

Link to Media<p>Former New Orleans Saints running back Pierre Thomas said Tuesday that he left New Orleans on Monday night after struggling to overcome the images stuck in his mind following the death of longtime Saints star Will Smith on Saturday.<p>Thomas, who'd spent time with Smith that evening, …

Football (U.S.)

Ticketmaster, Eventbrite to Sell Tickets Via Facebook (Updated)

Ticketmaster and Eventbrite will begin selling tickets to a select group of events on Facebook.<p>According to BuzzFeed News, the Ticketmaster …

New Mix: Weezer, The Jayhawks, Colin Stetson, More

On this week's <i>All Songs Considered</i>, hosts Bob Boilen and Robin Hilton share a mix of new songs by veteran artists and shiny premieres from up-and-coming bands. Robin leads off the show with a cut from the country-folk flavored alternative rock group The Jayhawks, while Bob wheels out a premiere by …

New Singles

Review: Santana, 'Santana IV'

<i>Note: NPR's First Listen audio comes down after the album is released. However, you can still listen with the Spotify playlist at the bottom of the page.</i><p>Being in a band feels a lot like being in a relationship: Making music with another person borders on spiritual, and is one of the most intimate …

Music

A 'War' On Wheels: The Biker Shootout At Waco, And What Came Next

The deadly shootout between the Bandidos Motorcycle Club and the Cossacks Motorcycle Club in Waco, Texas, in May 2015 raised questions about the groups involved.<p>At the end of the shootout, 20 people were injured, and seven members of the Cossacks, one member of the Bandidos and one biker not …

Crime

Bruce Springsteen Cancels Show in North Carolina To Protest 'Bathroom Bill'

Bruce Springsteen has canceled his show scheduled for Sunday in North Carolina as a show of "solidarity" with the people and businesses protesting the state's recently passed HB2 law, which requires that transgender people only use bathrooms that correspond with their sex at birth.<p>"Right now, there …

LGBTQI

Ashes To Ashes: David Bowie And Iggy Pop On Stage And In Eternity

On March 31, Wayne Coyne sat on the shoulders of a man wearing a Chewbacca costume at Carnegie Hall, and he did so for the sake for David Bowie.<p>The occasion was the first of a two-night tribute billed as <i>The Music of David Bowie,</i> with a star-studded lineup that included Cyndi Lauper, Debbie Harry, …

David Bowie

Does Carrying A Pistol Make You Safer?

There is a pistol-packing revolution going on in America. Nearly 13 million Americans have permits to carry concealed handguns — triple the number just nine years ago — and that figure is low because not every state reports.<p>It's puzzling that so many Americans are choosing to arm themselves at a …

Guns

Can Silly Patents Help Fight Frivolous Lawsuits?

<b>Updated at 11:52 a.m. ET with a response from the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office.</b><p>Inventors and entrepreneurs have logged years of complaining about the patent system, and there are some good reasons. In 2015, patent litigation rose 13 percent from the previous year according to a study by Unified …

U.S. Patent and Trademark Office

Inside the Life of a Professional Escort Photographer

A lot has changed in the decade since DannyGirl started shooting escort ads in Montreal.<p>Whether or not our government wants to admit the legitimacy of sex work as an industry, there are thousands of women in Canada who run escorting like any other business. In Montreal, one person who is an …

What It’s Like Living with Eyeball Tattoos

For people living with eyeball tattoos, reactions can range from "cool contacts!" to being mistaken for the devil.<p>There's a special kind of reaction to dudes with inked eyeballs—it's what Vancouver tattoo and body modification artist Russ Foxx calls "shock and awe." Though the (still experimental) …

Tim Hortons

Young People in Ireland Are Taking More Psychoactive Drugs Than Anyone Else in Europe

A study released this week found that young people in Ireland are big into "new psychoactive substances." So we tried to work out why.<p>Turns out young people in Ireland are more into weird new drugs than anyone else in Europe. According to the "2016 EU Drugs Market Report" released this week, 9 …

Last Weekend was Just the Second in 2016 Without a Mass Shooting in America

But it was another rough week for Chicago, which is having an unusually brutal year even by its own standards.<p>Over the past seven days, America has witnessed just one mass shooting that injured five but killed no one. Shortly after 2 AM Thursday, 33 people (including a driver) disembarking a party …

Guns

I Infiltrated a Hippie Commune as an Undercover Cop in the UK's Biggest LSD Bust

What it was like to be one of 800 police officers in 1977 who shut down the country's central acid production ring in a massive coordinated raid.<p><i>This article originally appeared on VICE UK</i><p><i>In the mid-1970s, officers from 11 different forces were chosen for an ambitious undercover operation aimed at</i> …

Charisma

Yes, You Can Be Allergic to Pot

Springtime isn't the only thing turning people into itchy, watery, red-eyed monsters.<p>More people are getting stoned without fear of consequence now in the United States than ever before. Prohibition is being rolled back, and people are celebrating by getting high as hell. Some, however, are …

Cannabis

Dave Grohl Assisted Axl Rose in a Huge Way During Guns N' Rose's Vegas Concert

Dave Grohl Assisted Axl Rose in a Huge Way During Guns N’ Rose’s Vegas Concert<p>He owes you one, Mr Grohl.<p><b>Guns N’ Roses</b> singer <b>Axl Rose</b> broke his foot …

Pierce The Veil announce tour, to play new album in full - News - Alternative Press

Cover stars Pierce The Veil have announced leg one of their world tour in support of their forthcoming album <i>Misadventures</i>. Only on this leg will the …

Study attempts to find why so many people hate Nickelback - News - Alternative Press

Salli Anttonen, a student at the University Of Eastern Finland, recently conducted a study regarding the seemingly universal hate directed towards …

Blink-182’s Mark Hoppus was filmed reacting for this band’s music video and it’s hilarious - News - Alternative Press

Blink-182's Mark Hoppus is a fan of the dreamy pop act Day Wave ever since he discovered them on Apple Music's Beats 1. After the two camps formed a …

Weekend Rock Question: What's the Best Punk Album of All Time?

Cast your vote in our weekly poll<p>Earlier this week, we published our list of the 40 greatest punk albums of all time. In case you missed the results, …

Music

Andrew Dice Clay: How I Helped Reunite Guns N' Roses

Comic details his role in legendary reunion and reviews group's recent Troubadour show<p><i>When classic-era Guns N' Roses members Axl Rose, Slash and Duff</i> …

Rock Music

Read Lars Ulrich's Passionate Deep Purple Rock Hall Induction

"Every hard rock band in the last 40 years, including mine, traces its lineage directly back to Black Sabbath, Led Zeppelin and Deep Purple," says …

Guitar

Read Deep Purple's Lively Rock Hall Induction Speeches

"Bands are strange creatures... But when it works, it's pretty damn good. There's nothing better," says Ian Paice<p><i>Deep Purple's road to the Rock and</i> …

Music

Lars Ulrich Talks Inducting Deep Purple in Hall of Fame

"It's something that has been stored up in me for a long time," drummer says of metal band's induction<p>Metallica drummer Lars Ulrich gets right to the …

Music