Metallica were banned from performing classic track Master Of Puppets during their recent visit to China but guitarist Kirk Hammet cheekily played a snippet of the opening riff for fans anyway.
Western acts touring the Communist country are obliged to submit the lyrics to every song they’ve written before authorities will give them permission to perform. Master was one of the tracks Chinese bosses refused to allow.
Late Beatle John Lennon’s travels to Bermuda in 1980 will be recreated in an app called “John Lennon: The Bermuda Tapes” which is set to be released through the iTunes App Store on November 5.
The new app follows Lennon’s travels to Bermuda during the last year of his life, while working on songs for what was to become the album “Double Fantasy.”
Creed frontman Scott Stapp has announced a November 5th, 2013 release date for his brand new solo studio album, which will be entitled “Proof of Life”.