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Alice Cooper Announces North American Tour with Lita Ford in 2020

Alice Cooper, the godfather of shock rock, has just wrapped up a successful UK arena tour, and now he has revealed his touring plans for Spring in 2020. Extending his "Ol' Black Eyes is Back" show, Cooper has announced that he will be joined by Lita Ford in his North American tour starting on April...
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Corey Taylor Marries Professional Dancer Alicia Dove

Fans that know Corey Taylor know him for fronting the heavy metal band Slipknot. But recently he tied a different knot after marrying his girlfriend of two years, Alicia Dove of the dance troupe the Cherry Bombs. Hellyeah bassist Kyle Sanders posted a photo of the newly married couple after their...
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Foo Fighters' Taylor Hawkins Announces New Coattail Riders Album Featuring All-Star Guests

While the Foo Fighters are planning on recording a new album into next year, drummer Taylor Hawkins has also announced his upcoming album with The Coattail Riders titled Get The Money . Comprised of Hawkins, Chris Chaney, Brent Woods and John Lousteur, the album also boasts a list of acclaimed...
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Judas Priest, Motörhead & Soundgarden Nominated For 2020 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame

It appears that the organizers in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame decided to put greater emphasis on the "rock" portion in the list of artists nominated for induction in 2020. Judas Priest was previously nominated in 2018 with a lot of fan support, and they are back in the race again this year...
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Axl Rose & Slash Don't Mind if People Wear Band Shirts as Fashion

There's a growing debate amongst rock artists and fans when people wear t-shirts of bands that they don't listen to. Some oppose it, calling these people "posers" for turning a band shirt into a fashion accessory. But then there are those that don't mind it someone wears a band's merchandise,...
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Kirk Hammett Says He Has “A Lot of Really Kick-Ass, Great Material” For Next Metallica Album

A few years ago, news broke that Metallica guitarist Kirk Hammett lost his phone that contained over 500 musical ideas before they recorded their latest album Hardwired... To Self-Destruct , meaning he found himself little to the final cut. However, in an interview with Cosmo Music , Hammett says...
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Watch Metallica's Kirk Hammett Make A Surprise Appearance with UFO

Sometimes when you go to a concert, the artist will occaisonally bring a special guest onstage to perform with them. That was the case over the weekend in Los Angeles, CA when Metallica's Kirk Hammett surprised everyone by joining UFO onstage at their show at the Avalon as part the band's 50th...
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Eddie Van Halen Reportedly Being Treated For Throat Cancer in Germany

According to a report by TMZ , Van Halen guitarist Eddie Van Halen has been flying back and forth between the U.S. and Germany to receive treatment for throat cancer. A source tells TMZ that Eddie believes he developed throat cancer from when he would cradle a metal guitar pick in his mouth 20...
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Slipknot's "Psychosocial" Gets Mashed Up with The Ghostbusters Theme

Slipknot and the Ghost Busters films have a lot in common. They both have strong ties to the spooky and scary, people dress up like them for Halloween, and they both have memorable theme songs. So what would happen if you took the classic theme from Ghostbusters, conducted by Ray Park Jr., and then...
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Watch Layne Staley's Mother Sings Her Son's Music from Mad Season

In case you were wondering where Layne Staley got his singing skills from, look no further. Nancy Staley, mother of late Alice In Chains vocalist Lay Staley, appeared onstage to sing along to Mad Season's "Wake Up" during a tribute show in Seattle, WA. The video, which was posted in September 2018...
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