Voivod loses guitarist to Cancer
In a further changing of the rock guard, and a shock to many, this week saw the passing of VOIVOD guitarist Denis "Piggy" D'Amour . The 45-year-old speed metal guitarist had been diagnosed with colon cancer that had spread to his liver, rendering the condition inoperable. On Thursday, Aug 25th, D'Amour slipped into a coma in a Montreal hospital and never regained consciousness. He had recently completed more than two dozen demo tracks for the group's expected 14th album, which was postponed when bassist Jason Newsted had to be treated for tendonitis.
Voivod - Astronomy Domine
a live version of a Pink Floyd classic that Voivod originally put on the Nothingface album
Voivod - 21st Century Schizoid Man
Here you can hear Piggy shredding on a King Crimson cover
Iron Maiden - Number of The Beast
Pearl Jam offers up "Digital Bootlegs"
In an extension of their live concert CD offerings, Pearl Jam is offering high bitrate MP3'z of their current tour for $9.99 per show. The 192 kb downloads will be available at PearlJam.com and will feature no Digital Rights Management protection so that fans can freely burn the shows to disc or transfer to MP3 players. Each show will be professionally mixed in real-time by Pearl Jam's longtime studio and live engineer, Brett Eliason via technology provided by Eliason's www.basecampproductions.com
Saw ex- Talking Head Jerry Harrison, hanging out on Friday Night, he was keeping kinda quiet and mellow amidst a loud gathering in a corner bar, feeding the juke a bit, and he almost got my Ramones trivia question right...( Q: Who wrote Needles & Pins ? , Jerry's guess : The Searchers, actual answer: Sonny Bono) wonder what he'd think of this extended remix track of a sweet tune by his old band.
Talking Heads - This Must be The Place ( Mr. Trick's Maybe Ruthie Mix)
Max Cavalera has his way with a Nirvana fave, live in Toulouse France in spring 2003
careful, it's heavy kids
Spongebob vs Blondie & Daft Punk
anyhow, that's all for today- i'm a busy lil' beaver eatar... gotta go...see ya later kids