GIG ALERT: Loudfest – A Tribute Festival

NOSTALGIA is the order of the day as Max Watts turns it up to 11 hosting seven hours of ’70s, ’80s and ’90s rock tributes in Silverback Touring‘s first instalment of Loudfest. After some inevitable rescheduling issues thanks to border restrictions and COVID, Loudfest Melbourne is ready to rock this weekend. Originally headlined by Killer Queen Experience (Queen), Def Replica (Def Leppard) will now move … Continue reading GIG ALERT: Loudfest – A Tribute Festival

Audioslave Members Perform Emotional Tribute To Cornell

The surviving members of Audioslave, Tom Morello, Tim Commerford and Brad Wilk have performed an emotional tribute to fallen comrade Chris Cornell for the second time this week. The guys recruited System of a Down‘s Serj Tankian to perform vocals for Like A Stone at the Prophets of Rage set at Rock im Park Festival. When the band took to the stage in Berlin last … Continue reading Audioslave Members Perform Emotional Tribute To Cornell

Prepare To Cry 1,000 Tears Over This Tribute To Chris Cornell

Chris Cornell has been laid to rest, but his widow Vicky posted a tribute to her late husband today that has us crying all over again. She posted the following to his Facebook page: “I met you on a starry Paris night at Hotel Plaza Athenee after we were called to arrange Audioslave’s under the radar after show party for the following night. I remember … Continue reading Prepare To Cry 1,000 Tears Over This Tribute To Chris Cornell

Rage Tribute to David Bowie

There’s plenty of David Bowie tributes happening around Australia this weekend, but if you’re keen to keep the party going (or feeling like a social recluse) ABC‘s weekend music staple rage will be screening an all-Bowie special tonight, celebrating the iconic artist’s 40-year career. A true artist, Bowie will be remembered for the legacy of his music, style, and self-acceptance. Throw on some Ziggy Stardust makeup, light … Continue reading Rage Tribute to David Bowie

Italians Learn to Fly in Foo Fighters Plea

* UPDATE: It worked! Dave Grohl posted a video (in almost perfect Italian, of course) thanking the town for their “beautiful” video and saying, “We’re coming, I promise.” (Original post after the vid) If there’s two things we’ve learned about Dave Grohl this year it’s this: 1. The man is superhuman, after falling off the stage, breaking his leg and getting back on stage to … Continue reading Italians Learn to Fly in Foo Fighters Plea