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Tom Morello Remembers Chris Cornell

Tributes to the late Chris Cornell have poured in from all corners of the music world but one of his former bandmates has offered up their tribute as Tom Morello, who joined Cornell in Audioslave, posted a tribute on Instagram. "Thank you for your friendship and your humor and your intellect and your singular and unmatched talent," the heartfelt note read. "It was a great honor to know you as... ...

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Chris Cornell Passes Away at 52

Chris Cornell, the frontman of legendary rock band Soundgarden, passed away overnight in Detroit. He was 52. Cornell's death is reportedly "sudden and unexpected" and police say they are investigating a possible suicide according to the Associated Press. The singer was on tour with Soundgarden as the band just wrapped up a show earlier that night. Cornell is best known for his work with... ...

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Watch Highlights from Chris Cornell’s Final Show with Soundgarden

Soundgarden frontman Chris Cornell played his final show last night at the Fox Theater in Detroit as he passed away unexpectedly just hours after wrapping up the show. On stage, Cornell was his usual powerful self, tearing through Soundgarden staples like "Fell On Black Days," "Spoonman" and of course "Black Hole Sun." There were, of course, the heavier moments including Cornell wailing on the... ...

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John Mayer is Sharing a Favorite Grateful Dead Track Every Day Until Dead & Company’s Tour

Look away, Chris Robinson.John Mayer is transitioning from his own tour around his new album The Search for Everything and the start of Dead & Company's tour, which kicks off Memorial Day Weekend. The guitarist is pumped up to get back into the swing of things with his Dead & Co bandmates and plans on sharing a different favorite Grateful Dead track each day until the tour begins to rope in... ...

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Béla Fleck: Juno Concerto

It seems someone forgot to tell Béla Fleck that there are certain things a banjo just can’t do—like play with symphony orchestras. Thank you to those people who neglected to inform him because, like so much of Fleck’s work, is boundary-busting, breathtaking stuff. Fleck has said that he wrote the work—the album consists of the three-movement title piece performed with the Colorado... ...

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Another Day, Another Lawsuit Against Fyre Festival

The lawsuits are mounting on the Fyre Festival team and this time the ticketing startup Tablelist is joining the lawsuit parade as they filed a $3.5 million suit to refund money to its customers who purchased tickets to Fyre through their service. Billboard reports that Tablelist is accusing the Fyre organizers of conducting a "fraudulent, highly orchestrated scheme" that left hundreds of... ...

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Willie Nelson to Jeff Sessions: Smoke Pot and Get Back to Me

In a new interview with Rolling Stone, Willie Nelson had some simple advice for Attorney General Jeff Sessions, who said that pot is "only slightly less awful" than heroin as he continues his quest to increase penalties for marijuana offenses. "I wonder if he's tried both of them," Nelson said. "I don't think you can really make a statement like that unless you tried it all. So I'd like to... ...

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Bob Marley’s Grandson Signs with the Washington Redskins

Photo via @nico2marleyThere will be a Marley in the NFL this season as Nico, the grandson of Bob Marley, signed a contract with the Washington Redskins. The Tulane linebacker went undrafted and joined the Redskins shortly after for a tryout working with the team's linebackers. Marley announced his signing on Instagram. At Tulane, Marley became the school's all-time leader in tackles for loss... ...

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I’m Here For Oteil Burbridge Playing “Liz Reed” with JRAD

Joe Russo's Almost Dead's March Madness run at Brooklyn Bowl included a nod to the Allman Brothers, a mainstay in March at the nearby Beacon Theatre, as Oteil Burbridge led the band through a take on "In Memory of Elizabeth Reed" during the March 18 show. Burbridge was filling in for usual Almost Dead bassist Dave Dreiwitz, who had prior commitments with his day job in Ween. The ABB cover... ...

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