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Tag Archives: John Lennon

Watch the Foo Fighters perform John Lennon and Van Halen mashup

Posted by on March 5, 2018

This past Friday (2nd), the Foo Fighters did a medley during their live show in Curitiba, Brazil. Not only did the mashup include songs “Billie Jean” by Michael Jackson and “Blitzkrieg Bop” by the Ramones, but they also mixed John Lennon’s “Imagine” and Van Halen’s “Jump.” This particular mashup was inspired by a rare mix […]

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Photos: The Lennon Claypool Delirium, NYC, Irving Plaza, 8/30/16

Posted by on August 31, 2016

  One of the more unlikely collaborations of the year is Primus bassist/vocalist Les Claypool with Sean Lennon, son of John Lennon. Granted, it’s not that odd, given that Lennon has been following in his dad’s footsteps since the mid ’90s. In fact, it was his band Ghost of a Saber Tooth Tiger, who opened […]

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Les Claypool, Sean Lennon team up in new project

Posted by on January 20, 2016

Lennon and McCartney are done, so why not listen to a different Lennon with another prominent bassist? While that’s not the reason that Primus’ Les Claypool and Sean Lennon teamed up for Claypool Lennon Delerium, it might as well have been. The band’s first song, “Cricket and the Genie,” debuted earlier today on Rolling Stone, and it’s […]

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Drummer Vinny Appice On The Birth Of Kill Devil Hill, Black Sabbath’s Current Predicament, And Working With Dave Grohl

Posted by on May 9, 2012

Hearing the names Black Sabbath and Pantera attached to a  project is without a doubt a great way to get any metal fan’s attention. So the fact drummer Vinny Appice (Black Sabbath, Dio, Heaven & Hell) and bassist Rex Brown (Pantera, Down), along with singer Dewey Bragg (Pissing Razors) and guitarist Mark Zavon (Ratt, W.A.S.P., […]

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April 5th Cements Status As One Of The Darkest Days In Music History

Posted by on April 5, 2012

As you’ve probably heard by now, Jim Marshall, founder of Marshall Amplifiers, died earlier today. The Marshall amp is synonymous with rock and roll, and while Marshall led a long and fulfilling life, the same can’t be said for Layne Staley, Kurt Cobain and former KISS guitarist Mark St. John, all of whom died on […]

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Exclusive: 3 Name Their Top 3 Influences

Posted by on September 22, 2011

To say that it’s hard to define 3’s sound is a bit of an understatement. While the obvious label would be prog rock, the band’s music combines so many different elements and styles that they truly stand out amongst fellow modern bands. That’s why we at Metal Insider thought it would be fun to ask […]

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Ozzy Records John Lennon Cover For Amnesty International

Posted by on October 5, 2010

Ozzy Osbourne is the first one to admit that The Beatles were the biggest influence on him as a child. So it’s fitting that the Prince Of Darkness would do something special in honor of the late John Lennon’s 70th Birthday, which would have been this Friday (10/8). Ozzy has recorded a cover of the […]

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