Today’s the day that Marvel fans have been waiting for (at least since the release of last year’s The Avengers) – Iron Man 3 is now in theaters.
Last night’s Super Bowl Halftime show – Beyonce’s tribute to Beyonce – blew up Twitter and possibly caused a power failure at New Orleans’ Superdome. But hey, at least no one flipped the bird or had a nip slip. So with another showbiz extravaganza behind us, we decided to look ahead to next year and offer our picks on who we’d like to see play the Super Bowl in 2014.
Rock stars are known for getting away with murder, but we’ve rounded up ten of the world’s biggest sonic heroes who’ve found a way of snatching life back from the claws of the Grim Reaper to rock another day.
Tuesday (November 27) marks 70 years since the birth of Jimi Hendrix, the man who changed electric guitar and rock’n'roll forever. For the past few weeks, CBS Local has discussed the man’s impact with musicians who came after him, his peers, and even one of his main inspirations. Everyone felt his influence, whether it was on their guitar playing, or their singing. Some even found a new direction for their life thanks to Jimi.
Kirk Hammett was an early member of Exodus before replacing Dave Mustaine (later of Megadeth) in Metallica. And while the music of the Bay Area thrash metal scene only has a passing resemblance to Hendrix, Hammett has often paid tribute to the man by playing bits of Jimi’s “Little Wing” in his guitar solos.
All-American rock and roll legends Metallica, Stevie Wonder and Neil Young & Crazy Horse topped the bill at this year’s Outside Lands music festival in San Francisco with lots of volume, scores of classic songs and even some good, old-fashioned love.
Rock’s reigning renaissance man Jack White talks to the former Guns N’ Roses and Velvet Revolver bassist about songwriting, Iggy Pop and recording with rockabilly legend Wanda Jackson.
A number of heavy metal legends weigh in on the collection: Iron Maiden takes on “Space Truckin’,” former Ozzy Osbourne guitarist Zakk Wylde and his Black Label Society cover “Pictures Of Home” and Metallica recorded the Machine Head B-side “When A Blind Man Cries.”
Metallica headlined both nights of the fest (Sunday featured 1991’s Metallica, also known as the “Black Album”), but their presence was felt throughout the festival as band members introduced their favorite artists from the stage and appeared at the events that they curated.
This weekend, Metallica bring their first Orion Festival to Atlantic City, New Jersey. The two-day event will feature over twenty bands, a monster car show, a display of horror film memorabilia, comedians, a film festival and more.
- L.A.'s Whisky A Go Go Honors... Dan Taylor's Boat Excursion... Sandals Emerald Bay - Great... 2013 Kentucky Derby...
- Depeche Mode at the... Billy Joel At The 2013 New... NYC's Gotta Have It! Store... 28th Annual Rock And Roll...
- Celebrities Attend Rita... The 2013 We Are Family Honors... Leonard Cohen In Concert At... Remembering Annette Funicello...
- Def Leppard Performs On... Motown's Funk Brothers... "David Bowie IS" Exhibition... Bruce Springsteen Performs...