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Tool frontman Maynard James Keenan helped train a high school wrestling team in Michigan.
Keenan spent last week in Scottsville, Michigan with the Mason County Central High School team and their coach Jim Allen prepping for the Optimist Tournament. Keenan and Allen were teammates on the high school wrestling team in 1982. The singer not only worked with the students, he also paid for all 16 members of the team to attend an Olivet College wrestling camp.
Keenan told the the Mason County Press, "I got involved with the team last year after I found out that Jim was coaching. Jim and I wrestled together and I knew that he would give the kids the type of work ethic and pride that we grew up with. I knew they would have the drive under Jim's leadership."
This came across my desk not too long ago. Thought it would make an entertaining Sit N Spin.
The disc is available now online and in stores.
Some of the musicians involved include: Chuck Billy (Testement), Phil Campbell (Motorhead), Doug Pinnick (Kings X), Chris Jericho (Fozzy), Angelo Moore (Fishbone), Lajon Witherspoon (Sevendust), Paul Dianno (EX Iron Maiden) and more!
They covered all the big ones: "Thriller", Man In The Mirror, Beat It, Dirty Diana etc.
Can you believe it? Ozzy made it to 65! We celebrate his birthday with a special Sit N Spin featuring our favorite Ozzy and Black Sabbath songs!
What does Ozzy want for his birthday?
Ozzy Osbourne is marking his 65th birthday by asking his fans to make a donation to the Royal Marsden Cancer Charity, based in England, because "they make life better for people with cancer." To make a donation log onto JustGiving.com/My-Birthday.
Ozzy knows all to well about cancer as his wife Sharon is a cancer survivor, and his Black Sabbath bandmate, Tony Iommi, is being treated for lymphoma.
Don't forget tonight starting at 6:20 I'll be playing tribute to Ozzy with a block of his music! Let me know what you would like to hear Jolene@kisw.com Thanks!
Who's ready for a Pearl Jam haircut Friday night???
PEARL JAM: A Lightning Cut Pearl Jam took their encore to a new, bizarre level Saturday night.
During their set in Spokane, Washington Eddie Vedder mentioned that a guy had a sign saying he wanted the band to shave his dreadlocks. Five songs into their encore Vedder brought the dreadlocked fan on stage. The fan requested the band play "Brain of J" fromYield so he'd have one more song to whip his hair around to. In the middle of the song Vedder grabbed the shears and started cutting away the dreads. After the song was over the band broke into an instrumental jam so Vedder could finish playing barber.
Aw Jake . E Lee! Was wondering not too long ago what he was up to!
Onetime Ozzy Osbourne guitarist Jake E. Lee's new band, Red Dragon Cartel, will release a self-titled debut album on January 28th. It's the latest in a series of bands Lee has had since leaving Ozzy's employ in 1987. He joined Osbourne in '82, following Randy Rhoads' death in a plane crash.
The new quartet's lineup also includes singer D.J. Smith, bassist Ronnie Mancuso and drummer Jonas Fairley. They're helped out on the album by such special guests as original Iron Maiden vocalist Paul Di'Anno, Robin Zander of Cheap Trick, Maria Brinkof In This Moment, Sass Jordan, bassist Rex Brown of Pantera and Todd Kearnsand Brent Fitz from Slash's band, The Conspirators.
Red Dragon Cartel plan to tour extensively after the album release, and currently have four western dates booked for December -- the Whisky a Go Go in L.A. on the 12th; supporting Queensryche at the Marquee Theater in Tempe, Arizona on the 14th; Brick by Brick in San Diego on the 15th and Count's Vamp'd in Las Vegas on the 20th.
LED ZEPPELIN: Page Mashes Up Zep With...Notorious B.I.G.
Jimmy Page has created a mashup of songs by Led Zeppelin and the late rapper The Notorious B.I.G.
It's titled ‘Ramblize’ and features Biggie's rap from "Hypnotize" over Page's acoustic guitar from "Ramble On." Page also throws in occasional Robert Plant vocal samples from the Zep song. It's not the first time Page has combined Zeppelin with hip-hop -- he previously reworked his "Kashmir" guitar riffs for Puff Daddy's "Come With Me," a Top 5 hit in 1988.
"Ramblize" can be heard at Page’s Soundcloud page.
Cage the Elephant frontman Matt Shultz can sing -- and draw!
The partially animated clip for the band's "Come a Little Closer" debuted online on Tuesday, and it features extensive artwork done by Shultz. Check out the clip on YouTube now.
SANFORD AND SON THEME
THE JEFFERSONS THEME
GOOD TIMES THEME
SOUL TRAIN THEME
HARLEM GLOBETROTTERS THEME
JAMES BROWN “I FEEL GOOD”
ISSAC HAYS “SHAFT”
ROBERT JOHNSON “CROSS ROAD BLUES”
JIMI HENDRIX “PURPLE HAZE”
REBECCA BLACK “FRIDAY”