Pearl Jam guitarist Mike McCready is streaming three tunes from his score of the 2015 film, “The Glamour & The Squalor”. The soundtrack is in stores today. “You’re The Song” features guest vocals by Kim Virant, formerly of 90s-era Seattle rockers Lazy Susan. Other tracks are “Sean Mac On A Horse On A Boat” and “Young-ish”. Mike recently debuted another track, called “Grandmother Earth”. Check out the three new ones here.
Dave Grohl and Taylor Hawkins of the Foo Fighters have opened up about dealing with depression and suicide during a recent interview, saying, “When it comes to someone like Chris Cornell or Chester (Bennington), you know–depression is a disease.” Grohl lost Nirvana bandmate Kurt Cobain to suicide in 1994. “Mental health and depression is something that people should really take seriously,” Grohl continued. “There’s a stigma attached to it that’s unfortunate… and it ain’t easy. Life is hard.”
Guns N’ Roses have been pulling out some interesting covers as of late on their Not In This Lifetime reunion tour. At their last show in Edmonton, they paid tribute to the Late Glen Campbell by playing his 1968 hit, Wichita Lineman”. Glen passed away August 8 at the age of 81 after a lengthy bout with Alzheimer’s disease. Later in the show, they also jumped into a version of James Brown’s “I Got You (I Feel Good)”.