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According To Science, Drummers May Be The Smartest Members Of The Band

There is a common joke amongst drummers that goes " There are three kinds of drummers. Those that can count and those that can't ." But then, there is also this one: "How can you tell if the stage is level? When the drummer is drooling out of both sides of their mouth ." Ba-dum-tss. Drummers often...
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Police Arrest Man Who Stole Unreleased Tom Petty Music and Memorabilia

According to a report by TMZ , police arrested a man that broke into a storage unit in San Fernando Valley and stole over $100,000 worth of memorabilia, guitars, guns, and hard drives containing unreleased music. Police tell TMZ that they have recovered all of the hard drives and guns, but are...
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Guns N' Roses Bans Superfan From Concerts For Life

Can a fan love a band a little too much? Because that may be the case for Guns N' Roses superfan Rick Dunsford. Dunsford has seen GNR 32 times, has had the band's autographs tattooed on his arm, and even named his son Axl after Axl Rose. Unfortunately for Dunsford, the band has issued a lifetime...
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25 Years Ago: Korn Drops Their Self-Titled Debut Album

On October 11th, 1994, hard rock and metal took on a darker, heavier and funkier face upon the release of Korn's self-titled debut album. Stemming from Bakersfield, CA, Korn brought with them enough angst and power influenced by bands like The Cure and Ministry, as well as touches of funk and hip-...
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Metallica to Headline Five US Rock Festivals in 2020

Metallica fans were wondering what the mysterious countdown clock the band posted on metallicaxx.com was alluding to. Some believed it most likely had something to do with their second live symphonic film/album S&M2 . But band announced that in 2020, they will be headlining five major US music...
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Kanye West's "Black Skinhead" Gets Mashed Up with Metallica's "For Whom The Bell Tolls"

The rap and rock worlds have collided many times over the years. When Aerosmith joined forces with RUN DMC, when Anthrax parnered up with Chuck D. of Public Enemy, and when Linkin Park created Encore Jay-Z are just a few examples of rock/rap collaborations throughout the years. But what would...
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Chris Jericho Explains Why Metallica Deserves to Play the Super Bowl Halftime Show

The Super Bowl is one of the most-watched sporting events of the year, and a highly-anticipated halftime show demands an artist (or artists) worthy of its magnitude. At least that's what many rock and metal fans believe. The last rock band to headline (not feature) a halftime show was The Who in...
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Mötley Crüe, Blink-182 & Iron Maiden Lead The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame's Fan Poll

Since the beginning of the year, over 80,000 fans visiting the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame have been making their voices heard in a poll set at the museum in Cleveland. Visitors have the option to cast their vote for who they believe should be inducted into the Hall of Fame, and the current leaders...
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According To Science, Listening to Albums is Good For Your Mental Health

It's been well documented that listening to music can calm your inner-storms, but a new report has surfaced that it is also good for your mental health in the long-term. The study took place in the United Kingdon by the Entertainment Retailers Association by analyzing the results of a survey taken...
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Ozzy Osbourne Postpones UK Dates; US Dates Still on Schedule and Confirms New Album

2019 has not been particularly kind to Ozzy Osbourne in regards to his health. Earlier this year Ozzy experienced a nasty fall that undid previous damage to his neck and vertebrae caused from an ATV accident in 2003. After undergoing surgery, Ozzy says in a video posted to his social media, "I've...
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