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Keanu Reeves Once Trolled Metal Fans By Covering The Grateful Dead

Keanu Reeves has had a tight history with rock music. He is Ted Logan of Wyld Stallyns after all! But following the success of both Bill & Ted movies, Reeves tried his hand at music for real by playing bass in the '90s grunge band, Dogstar. According to his recent interview with GQ , it didn't...
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Fender Is Coming Out With Custom "Game Of Thrones" Themed Guitars

In celebration of the final season of Game Of Thrones , Fender has announced that it will be coming out with three custom guitars inspired by the HBO series. Modeled after the main houses of Game Of Thrones , Fender has unveiled three masterfully crafted guitars as part of their Game Of Thrones...
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Watch This Guy Perform Metallica's "For Whom The Bell Tolls" on Church Bells

How appropriate is this? German carillionist Davit Drambyan went viral a few months ago after he performed AC/DC's "Hells Bells" and Black Sabbath's "Iron Man" on real-life church bells in Halle, Germany. Now he is back with his latest venture with a pair of youngster headbangers in his cover of "...
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Scott Weiland Reportedly Owed Nearly $1 Million In Taxes To The IRS

According to a report by The Blast , the IRS is going after the estate of Scott Weiland for unpaid taxes from 2012 to 2014. Although Weiland passed away in 2015, the late singer still owes $818,569,62 in federal income taxes. The IRS has filed a lien against the rockstar's estate, which was already...
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Journey Announces Las Vegas Residency

Journey has performed in Las Vegas many times throughout their career. But now the band has announced that they will be holding a nine-date residency at the Colosseum at Caesar's Palace in Fall 2019. The nine shows will be taking place between October 9th and October 26th in the famous venue which...
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28 Years Ago: Temple Of The Dog Released Its Only Album Ever

A combined chimera of Pearl Jam and Soundgarden , Temple of the Dog became the grunge supergroup of the '90s that was never intended to be massive success. April 16th, 1991 marks the day Temple of the Dog released their self-titled album, though the true origins of the band lies on March 19th, 1990...
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Steel Panther Celebrates Tiger Woods' Masters Victory

Pro golf legend Tiger Woods has had a rocky few years after multiple cases of infidelity caused him to fall from grace. To pay tribute to him, Steel Panther wrote the song "Tiger Woods" as part of their 2011 album Balls Out . In the song, Steel Panther encourages Woods to not be so sloppy when it...
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AC/DC Is Reportedly Planning A New Album & Tour with Brian Johnson

AC/DC's longtime engineer confirmed many rumors that the band had been recording in the studio. Now Eddie Trunk has received word that not only does the band plan on releasing a new album, Brian Johnson will reportedly be rejoining the band live on tour. "I think AC/DC it's pretty much a done deal...
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Five Finger Death Punch Recruits All-Star Lineup for "Blue on Black" Cover

Five Finger Death Punch has had a long history delivering hard-hitting covers of songs by LL Cool J, The Offspring, Bad Company, The Animals and more. Their cover of "Blue on Black" by Kenny Wayne Shepherd is the latest addition to that list, and they have recruited the talents of Brian May of...
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Mike Mangini Made Music Out Of Mistress Carrie's Pots and Pans

Dream Theater drummer Mike Mangini didn't become one of the world's greatest drummers overnight. It takes years and years of practice and dedication to develop one of the sharpest senses of rhythm and timing, and Mike got his start like many young kids, by drumming on pots and pans with wooden...
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