On March 9th, the Nevada County Scooper published a satire article suggesting former White Stripes drummer Meg White was selected to replace Neil Peart of Rush – and it apparently fooled a lot of people. Read more
Source: Music Radar
Meg White is auctioning a drum kit she used while shooting the video for The White Stripes’ The Hardest Button To Button.
The kit – along with a host of other rockstar memorabilia including original Iggy Pop photos – goes under the hammer on 7 February. It’s all part of the Jim Shaw Rock ‘N’ Roll Benefit, proceeds of which go to Jim Shaw (a big name on the Detroit music scene) who is suffering from cancer.
Here’s the kit in action:[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sudk3ZdMsVA[/youtube]