Jerry Cantrell Would Write ‘Rooster’ At Chris Cornell’s House
With Chris Cornell’s birthday happening this week (he would have been 56), close friend Alice in Chains guitarist Jerry Cantrell revealed how he wrote the song ‘Rooster’ at Chris Cornell’s house. Check out the full story behind the song below! In other Chris Cornell news a previously unreleased recording of the singer performing a Guns N’ Roses song surfaced online this week.
Tom Morello Gets Destroyed By Seattle Cafe Owner
Today on Rock N’ Roll True Stories, they look at the time that Rage Against the Machine guitarist Tom Morello was denied service at a local Seattle restaurant. The result would be a social media feud and the owner of the restaurant putting Morello in his place. Check out the full story below!
Guns N’ Roses Release Historical Video on Axl Rose, Slash & Duff
Guns N’ Roses took to social media to celebrate the 4th anniversary of Guns N’ Roses kicking off the ‘Not in This Lifetime’ Tour. The band released a video showcasing the band members Axl Rose, Slash and Duff McKagan’s history. Check it out here!
Axl Rose’s Worst Nightmare Becomes a Reality
Guns N’ Roses frontman Axl Rose has been a big proponent of social distancing amid the covid-19 pandemic and it looks like a video that will make the frontman’s blood boil has shown up on social media. A July 4th lake party in Michigan shows a massive crowd of people dancing to the Guns N’ Roses song ‘Sweet Child of Mine.’ Check it out below!
Over the past month Axl Rose has criticized Senator Rand Paul, ecr
In recent weeks, Rose has ripped into Sen. Rand Paul, Secretary of the Treasury Steve Mnuchin, and Surgeon General Jerome Adams for their comments related to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Diamond Lake in Cass County, Michigan just now:
A COVID-19 Petri dish…pic.twitter.com/rSzYHGTm0o
— Rex Chapman🏇🏼 (@RexChapman) July 4, 2020
Chris Cornell’s Cover of ‘Patience’ Surfaces Online
Cornell stays pretty close to the original, but has some synths and percussion added in addition to his added depth. The video was released to celebrate Cornell’s 56th birthday.
Cornell’s Facebook page posted the following message along with the video.
“His birthday seemed the perfect time to share this and celebrate Chris, his voice, music, stories and art. It is true a man is not dead while his name is still spoken … and, through his art, an artist’s soul still burns just as bright as ever upon all those that look up to him and his memory,” “Releasing music that was special to Chris keeps a part of him here with us — his heart and his soul. His love and his legacy.”
Why Johnny Cash Covered Soundgarden’s ‘Rusty Cage’
Today Rock N’ Roll True Stories published an incredible story about why country singer Johnny Cash covered Seattle band Soundgarden’s song ‘Rusty Cage’ from the group’s third album ‘Badmotorfinger.’ He also looks at how Soundgarden frontman Chris Cornell almost wrote the arrangement for Cash and Cornell’s reaction to the cover. Check out the full story below!
Richard Fortus Teams Up With John Corabi
It was revealed recently that current Guns N’ Roses guitarist Richard Fortus will be collaborating with former Motley Crue frontman John Corabi. During a recent interview for Gretsch Guitars on social media he revealed the news saying the following:
“I’m working every day. I’ve been really fortunate. Unlike a lot of my friends during Covid, they’ve not had any work, because they’re touring musicians or they’re studio musicians that don’t have a studio at home.
“‘I’m actually sitting in my studio, which is in my house, and so I’m able to do sessions for different people. And I’ve been really fortunate that I’ve had a ton of work, and I’m busy every day doing sessions, which is awesome, ’cause I love doing that.
“I love playing on other people’s stuff; I love writing with different people. My buddy John Corabi is coming up from Nashville in a few days, and we’re gonna work on some stuff together.”
Check out the interview here.
Slash Would Be Attacked By The US Government
In the early 90’s Guns N’ Roses guitarist Slash would be attacked by the US Government over his endorsement of Black Death Vodka. Big brother claimed the marketing was deceptive and inappropriate. Check out the full story below including Slash’s response.
Why Black Sabbath Scared So Many People
Today Rock N’ Roll True Stories published a video about why metal pioneers ‘Black Sabbath’ scared so many people when they first came out. Check it out below!