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Published on January 5th, 2019 | by Alan Cross


Imagine a jam featuring members of the Foo Fighters, Metallica, and Iron Maiden. It happened.

It sometimes pays to troll through Instagram to see what weird things are happening out there. This one is a bingo.

Back in the 80s, Howie Smith was a member of a band called Alcatrazz. He was recently at a party where he ended up in a jam with Foos drummer Taylor Hawkins, Robert Trujillo of Metallica, and Adrian Smith of Iron Maiden.

No big deal, right? Just a normal night with the guys…

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is an internationally known broadcaster, interviewer, writer, consultant, blogger and speaker. In his 30+ years in the music business, Alan has interviewed the biggest names in rock, from David Bowie and U2 to Pearl Jam and the Foo Fighters. He’s also known as a musicologist and documentarian through programs like The Ongoing History of New Music.

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