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Tag Archives: The Roots

Metallica performed “Enter Sandman” on classroom instruments with Jimmy Fallon

Posted by on November 17, 2016

It’s not often that Metallica release an album, and they’re really pulling out all the stops for Hardwired… To Self Destruct, which is out tomorrow on Blackened Recordings. So are we, and if you think we’re going a little overboard, wait `til tomorrow. At any rate, the band stopped by The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon last […]

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Ace Frehley gets into a New York Groove on ‘The Tonight Show’

Posted by on August 13, 2014

On last night’s The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon, former KISS guitarist Ace Frehley, who’s latest solo album, Space Invader, will be coming out this coming Tuesday (19), stopped by to sit in with the legendary Roots. And while he mostly played coming in and going out of breaks, he also has the opportunity to play his most […]

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Watch Andrew W.K. Attempt 24 Hour Drumming Record Live

Posted by on June 20, 2013

We’ve already known that Andrew W.K. can party hard. And we also know that he loves New York City. What better for Mr. W.K. to do than try to combine those two things while drumming? Right now as you’re reading this, Andrew is in the Oakley store in Times Square attempting to drum for 24 […]

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Andrew W.K. To Attempt 24 Hour Drumming Record

Posted by on June 17, 2013

Andrew W.K. and some friends will attempt to set a new world record by drumming for 24 consecutive hours during the MTV/VH1/CMT “O Music Awards” on June 19th. W.K. will keep a beat going for the entire span of the world record attempt and will be joined by surprise drummers throughout the experience.  ?uestlove of […]

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Video: Zakk Wylde Sits In With The Roots On ‘Late Night With Jimmy Fallon’

Posted by on June 10, 2011

Somehow we totally forgot that the BLS frontman/ex-Ozzy shredder sat in with The Roots during NBC’s Late Night With Jimmy Fallon this past Monday night(June 6). Similar to what Yngwie Malmsteen and Joe Satriani did previously, Zakk Wylde performed with The Roots (the show’s house band) in and out of commercials and at the top […]

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King Diamond Finishes Cardiac Rehabilitation

Posted by on March 14, 2011

Back in November, King Diamond had triple-bypass heart surgery performed on him. His wife Livia Zita claimed that the Mercyful Fate and solo vocalist was recovering well shortly after the procedure. But today, Livia confirmed that Diamond’s health is strongly improving and that he finished cardiac rehabilitation this past Friday (March 11). In a new […]

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Video: Yngwie Shreds Up Fallon

Posted by on February 4, 2011

It didn’t take long at all to hear Yngwie Malmsteen’s influence on last night’s Late Night with Jimmy Fallon. From the very intro, you could hear the fretboard shredding. Laying back in the pocket with the legendary Roots crew? Not Yngwie! Go about 5 minutes in to hear Yngwie unleash the fucking fury for the […]

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Yngwie Malmsteen To Unleash The Fury On Jimmy Fallon

Posted by on January 18, 2011

One is a Swedish neo-classical guitar virtuoso most famous for his band Rising Force. The other, Philly’s premier R&B/hip hop collective, and arguably the best house band around. What will happen when the two collide? We’ll find out on Thursday, February 3 when Yngwie Malmsteen sits in with the Roots on Late Night with Jimmy Fallon. It’s […]

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