Soundgarden Hookin’ You Up With Their New Single For Free, Pantera’s Rex Brown Owes Back Taxes — Angel’s Rock Report
Metallica, Neil Young and Crazy Horse, Foo Fighters, Stevie Wonder and Jack White will headline the fifth annual Outside Lands Music and Arts Festival, August 10th through the 12th at Golden Gate Park in San Francisco.
Pearl Jam and Foo Fighters will be the headlining acts at the third annual DeLuna Festival, September 21st through the 23rd in Pensacola Beach, Florida.
Soundgarden fans won't have to buy the upcoming Avengers soundtrack to get "Live to Rise," the band's first new studio track in 16 years. You can get it for free for the next six days at iTunes. The song is the opening track on the Avengers Assemble album, which is due out May 1st and includes songs by Shinedown, Rise Against, Scott Weiland, Papa Roach and Five Finger Death Punch. The Avengers will be in theaters May 4th.
Axl Rose is tweeting about the Rock And Roll Hall of Fame again. Can't somebody just take away his smart phone?
A live Velvet Revolver DVD is due out on May 22nd. Let It Roll - Live in Germany was filmed in March 2008 for the German TV series Rockpalast, just a few days before Scott Weiland was booted from the band. The show featured covers of such Stone Temple Pilots songs as "Vasoline" and "Interstate Love Song," and the Guns n' Roses tunes "Patience," "It's So Easy" and "Mr. Brownstone."
Rex Brown is probably hoping that the 20th anniversary edition of Pantera's Vulgar Display of Power sells a bunch of copies when it's released on May 15th. USA Today reports that the former bassist owes $450,000 in back taxes and penalties. The most recent and largest lien, for $210,157, was filed by the IRS in his home state of Texas in January.