Re-enter Dave? Mustaine is “hoping” he and James Hetfield can “write together again”

Megadeth‘s Dave Mustaine hasn’t been in Metallica for nearly 40 years, but he’s leaving the door open to work with James Hetfield again. In an interview with site VWMusic, Mustaine shares that he’s been “secretly hoping” that he and the “Enter Sandman” rocker might be able to “write together again.” “I think the world really…

R.E.M.’s Peter Buck & Nirvana’s Krist Novoselic guest on new song from rising Cuban artist Hector Tellez Jr.

 R.E.M. guitarist Peter Buck and Nirvana bassist Krist Novoselic guest on a new single from rising Cuban rock artist Hector Tellez Jr. The track is called “Silver Blue Jellyfish” and is available now via digital outlets. “‘Silver Blue Jellyfish’ is a song about hope and how powerful your life can be when you listen to…

Scott Weiland’s holiday album being reissued; STP’s Robert De Leo announces debut solo album

Late Stone Temple Pilots frontman Scott Weiland‘s 2011 holiday album The Most Wonderful Time of the Year is getting the reissue treatment. A deluxe version of the compilation will be released digitally and on limited edition red and green vinyl on November 4. The reissue features new artwork and four previously unreleased bonus tracks, including…

Queen’s Roger Taylor says Foo Fighters modeled Taylor Hawkins tribute after Freddie Mercury benefit concert

Putting on two massive tribute concerts to late drummer Taylor Hawkins this month was undoubtedly quite the undertaking, but Foo Fighters did have a guide to help out. As Queen drummer Roger Taylor tells Billboard, Foo members Dave Grohl and Pat Smear told him they used the 1992 Freddie Mercury tribute concert as a “model.”…

Listen to The Beatles’ first take of “Tomorrow Never Knows” from deluxe Revolver reissue

The Beatles have debuted the first take of their classic experimental song “Tomorrow Never Knows,” one of the bonus tracks from the forthcoming deluxe reissue of the Fab Four’s landmark 1966 album Revolver. The track features John Lennon‘s eerie, distorted vocals over a tape loop of a drum sequence and an Eastern-influenced guitar line that’s…