You want some used gear? What if it was used by rock stars? If you’ve got money to burn and want to help out some select charities, you should definitely check out the auction going on December 1st and 2nd in LA. On the auction block, you’ll find over 80 guitars signed by Metallica, Aerosmith, Green Day, Anthrax, Slayer and others. Plus there’ll be other instruments either played or signed by members of Pink Floyd, Led Zeppelin, and Guns ‘N Roses. The auction will take place in LA, but there will also be a chance for fans to bid online. Proceeds from the auction will benefit the various artists’ chosen charities. For more information, you can check the auction website.
Box set and new song
Soundgarden has released, streaming online, another song from their forthcoming album King Animal. The tune, titled “Non-State Actor” drives real well, and it incorporates an organ grinder. The song release comes with the announcement that the band will release a King Animal box set featuring a ton of extras, plus a vinyl copy of the record and a DVD of the band’s performance at Hyde Park. Though the standard version of King Animal hits stores November 13th, the box set loaded with features won’t be out until January 31st. Get detail on the box set at Soundgarden’s website. Listen to the new song below or at this link.
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