Paul McCartney Punched Eddie Vedder For Surprising Reason: ‘I Tasted Blood’

While guest DJ'ing the Beatles station on SiriusXM (via Stereogum), Pearl Jam frontman Eddie Vedder recalled a hilarious story about Paul McCartney accidentally punching him in the face. Years ago Vedder was hanging out with...

Watch Queens of the Stone Age’s Cryptic New TV Station

Queens of the Stone Age have posted a cryptic new TV with a channel changer on their website. Sleuths on the QOTSA Reddit have unearthed the following details from the band's new...

Download Festival Rocks With Headline Performances From System Of Down, Biffy Clyro and Aerosmith

Photo source: Wikimedia Download Festival is known as the 'biggest and friendliest' rock festival in the world. It also has a reputation for being one of the wettest, earning it the nickname 'Drownload'. Thankfully, the...

Eddie Vedder Singing Happy Birthday To His Daughter Is Adorable

Sea has posted the setlist and notes (via John) from Eddie Vedder's show in Cork, Ireland on the Pearl Jam Ten Club boards. See video of Eddie Vedder and fans singing happy birthday...

U2 Did Something Beautiful For Chris Cornell’s Daughter

At Bonnaroo over the weekend, Bono made a special dedication to Chris Cornell's daughter before U2 performed "One Tree Hill." “This next song is about a friend of ours that was stolen away from us...

Red Hot Chili Peppers Member On Why Chris Cornell Had ‘Rough Disease’ With ‘Mental...

Red Hot Chili Peppers drummer Chad Smith discussed Chris Cornell's death in a recent 94.3 The Drive interview. Alternative Nation transcribed his comments. "It's obviously very sad. Chris is an incredible artist and...

Eerie Chris Cornell Music Video Deleted

Chris Cornell's final music video "Nearly Forgot My Broken Heart" has been deleted from YouTube. The video was released in September 2015 to coincide with the release of Higher Truth, and was directed...

Pearl Jam Member Reveals Why Grunge Is Not All ‘Depressing’

Pearl Jam guitarist Mike McCready discussed the legacy of Grunge in a new Salon interview, and why it shouldn't be seen as solely dark and depressing. Alternative Nation transcribed his comments. "Their perception of...

Why Royal Blood Could Be The Next Nirvana

Disclaimer: The views and opinions expressed in this article are those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect those of Alternative Nation. Also, “Oh yes I did!”  Through the last half-decade or more there...

Top 10 Metal Albums of 1997

1997 is known as the year in music history known for kick starting cheesy boy bands and pop music that was basically Full House in musical form. That year also had tons of great...