Eric Clapton Ordered By French Court To Pay Up Over Layla Album Cover

A Paris court has ordered Eric Clapton to pay a sum of $16,400 to the family of a painter for modifying a picture used on the cover of a collector's edition of the iconic album Layla. Clapton was taken to court by the family of French-Danish artist Emile Frandsen, who died in 1969.

Dave Grohl Leads All-Star Covers Of Motorhead's 'Ace Of Spades'

Foo Fighters fronter Dave Grohl led an all-star jam of the Motorhead classic "Ace of Spades" during a tribute concert to the late "Dimebag" Darrell Abbott of Pantera. The gig went down last month at Lucky Strike Bowling in Hollywood, and the cover served as a tribute to Dimebag as well as the recently departed Lemmy Kilmister, who wrote the tune.

Slash Sunset Strip Documentary To Be Released On DVD And Blu-Ray

The documentary Slash: Raised on the Sunset Strip has landed on Blu-ray and DVD in North America. The doc centers on the Guns N' Roses guitarist's upbringing in England, and later career in music with GNR, Velvet Revolver, and Myles Kennedy and the Conspirators. The rock doc includes interviews with Duff McKagan, Matt Sorum and Lemmy Kilmister.

Perry Farrell Covers Beatles' 'Here Comes The Sun'

Jane's Addiction fronter Perry Farrell covered the Beatles classic "Here Comes the Sun" during a George Harrison tribute concert, and now the performance is available via YouTube. The video comes as a promo for the upcoming DVD, George Fest: A Night to Celebrate the Music of George Harrison, due February 26, one day after what would have been the former Beatles' 73rd birthday.

Shinedown And Five Finger Death Punch Team Up For Shows

Shinedown and Five Finger Death Punch are teaming up for three co-headlining dates this summer: May 3 at Evansville, Indiana's Ford Center; May 4 at Grand Rapids, Michigan's Van Andel Arena; and, May 9 at Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania's Consol Energy Arena. It's not the only dates for FFDP, who have several festival dates lined up for the spring and summer.

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