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Rockers React To The Death Of Pantera's Vinnie Paul

The rock and metal communities have been devastated after hearing the sad news that Vinnie Paul, drummer and co-founder of Pantera, has passed away at the age of 54 . A band rep confirmed the news on Pantera's Facebook page, though no details on the cause of death have been released. Vinnie Paul...
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Vinnie Paul, Pantera Drummer & Co-Founder, Dies At 54

Vincent Paul Abbot, (aka "Vinnie Paul") has passed away at the age of 54. According to a statement released by Pantera's Facebook page, "Paul is best known for his work as the drummer in the bands Pantera and Hellyeah. No further details are available at this time.The family requests you please...
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Shinedown Does A Track-By-Track Breakdown of Their New Album "Attention, Attention"

The guys from Shinedown are very excited about their new album Attention, Attention because they were able to express many thoughts, feelings and experiences all into a single record that they previously were not able to before. "All of these songs are connected to each other, so we had to start it...
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Tommy Lee's Son, Brandon, Offers To Pay For Rehab

Tommy Lee's social media feud with his 22-year-old son Brandon has been spearheading online drama for the last few months and got reignited on Father's Day when Brandon posted a video of his father lying on the floor unconscious after their physical altercation. Now after calling for the feuding to...
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Slash Ordered To Pay Ex-Wife Over $6 Million In Divorce

Divorce is a hard price to pay for marriage. And in Slash's case, it comes with a price tag of over $6.6 million dollars! The Guns N' Roses guitarist has agreed to pay his now ex-wife Perla Ferrar $6,627,352 in equalization and $100,000 a month in spousal support until she either dies or remarries...
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That Time Koko The Gorilla Rocked Out On Flea's Bass Guitar and Inspected His Nipples

Koko, the famous gorilla that managed to acquire the skill of communication with humans via sign language, has passed away at the age of 46. After becoming an instant worldwide phenomenon, she got her own kitten, she's been compared to George on Seinfeld, and she even acquired rockstar status...
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Bad Wolves Donate $250,000 To The Family of Dolores O'Riordan

When the Bad Wolves said they were going to donate all of the profits made from their cover of The Cranberries hit song "Zombie" to the family of the late Dolores O'Riordan, they meant it. In a special presentation during a their show in Brooklyn, NY, the band awarded O'Riordan's family a check for...
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Linkin Park's Mike Shinoda Makes His Solo Television Debut On "The Tonight Show"

WIth assistance by The Roots, Linkin Park's Mike Shinoda made his late-night television solo debut on The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon to perform "Crossing The Line" off of his solo EP Post-Traumatic . Inspired by the suicide of Linkin Park bandmate Chester Bennington, Post-Traumatic is a...
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Blink-182's Travis Barker Readmitted Into Hospital After Blood Clots Worsen

TMZ has reported that Blink-182 drummer Travis Barker had to be readmitted into the hospital after being treated for blood clots in both arms. But Barker's condition has become more complicated. Not only is he fighting blood clots, he also has to battle a staph infection and and a skin infection...
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Robert Plant Once Turned Down A Cameo Role On "Game Of Thrones"

HBO's Game of Thrones is filled with royalty out to knock each other off as they fight to sit at the Iron Throne. But there was almost a possibility that some rock royalty would have made a cameo appearance. In an interview on The Strombo Show , Led Zeppelin vocalist Robert Plant admits he once...
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