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Bret Michaels Spoke at California's State House in Support of Diabetes Education Bill

Poison frontman Bret Michaels recently testified before the California State Capital building in support of a bill that would improve diabetes education in schools. Seeking to inform schools with children in grades K-12 about type 1 diabetes, the California Senate Education Committee unanimously...
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Greta Van Fleet Drops New Live Video For "Highway Tune"

The millennial rockers Greta Van Fleet first burst onto the scene with their first single "Highway Tune" in 2017. Now the band has released their official live video for the song, which was performed at the Rebel Nightclub in Toronto. "'Highway Tune' set our world on fire. Here is our live...
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Disney Bans Ice Nine Kills For Being "Too Violent"; Band Issues Perfect Response

If a band gets banned from a venue, they and their fans may have an axe to grind. But in the case of Ice Nine Kills, it's a badge of honor. When they were scheduled to perform at the Disney House of Blues in Lake Buena Vista, FL, the venue banned them because their imagery was deemed "too violent...
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Watch Mike Mangini's Epic Drum Solo on a Kit Made From Buckets

If you want to name one of the greatest drummers in all of rock, look no further than Dream Theater's Mike Mangini. In 2005, Mike set the world record for "world's fastest drummer" with over strokes per second and a total of 1,203 strokes in 60 seconds. He's so good that he could literally turn...
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15 Bands With Siblings That Rock Together

Band members that stick together through thick and thin are practically family. And in the case of the following list of bands, they are literally that. It's no question that even though brothers and sisters will engage in some sibling rivalry in their youth, we all eventually grow out of it and...
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Watch This Hardcore Metallica Fan with Autism Meet His Idol, Lars Ulrich

Metallica has been melting faces at their live concerts for decades. But in a short documentary on the YouTube channel Real Stories , we learn that the band is equally as talented at melting hearts. Meet Tom, a hardcore Metallica fan from England who also has Fragile X Syndrome, a form of autism...
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Horror Film Explores Supernatural Forces Behind "The 27 Club"

The aptly-named "27 Club" is a list of very talented musicians that all passed away at the age of 27 under varying circumstances. A new film from Cleopatra Entertainment dives deep into the mysterious phenomenon that has claimed artists like Kurt Cobain, Jimi Hendrix, Amy Winehouse and Jim Morrison...
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AC/DC's Engineer Confirms That The Band Has Been Recording In The Studio

AC/DC working on a new album is probably the most open secret in music. Even though the band has not made any official announcement, the growing amount of evidence suggesting that they are working in the studio is nearly unmistakable. But according to Mike Fraser, AC/DC's longtime engineer, AC/DC...
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Sully Erna & Godsmack Form The Scars Foundation To Raise Mental Health Awareness

Sully Erna and Godsmack seek to help raise awareness for treating mental health with the formation of The Scars Foundation. According to the band's website , "With the rise of suicides, bullying, addiction, abuse and so many other challenges, The Scars Foundation is dedicated to providing resources...
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Judas Priest To Open On Ozzy Osbourne's Rescheduled 2020 Tour

2019 has not been too kind to the Prince of Darkness. After he sustained injuries from a recent fall, Ozzy Osbourne was forced to postpone all of his dates for his "No More Tours 2" tour until February 2020 to allow himself to recover. Scheduled to open for Osbourne on his European tour was Judas...
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