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10 Ugly Band Breakups

Recently, the dating website for married people who want a little side-action AshleyMadison.com was hacked and the emails of all 37 million of its subscribers were leaked. Because of this, we imagine that the divorce (possibly murder) rate will slightly increase. Breakups can get ugly sometimes...
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How Dee Snider Lost Everything, and Got It All Back

The 1990's were not kind do Dee Snider . The upsurge of the grunge movement put the '80s hair metal bands on the back burner, including Twisted Sister . In an interview on "Breakfast Television" a talk show in Toronto, Snider spoke of the '90s saying "Grunge rock was, like, the cure for 'hair metal...
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Axl Rose was Late because of Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles

Guns N' Roses frontman Axl Rose has garnered quite the reputation of arriving hours late to his own shows. According to reports from a radio DJ in Tampa, Florida, during the "Use Your Illusions" tour, the reason why Axl was late for his show on December 28th, 1991 was because he was busy watching...
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Watch Alice In Chains Perform with the real 'Rooster' Jerry Cantrell's Father

Most of us have heard Alice In Chains ' hit song "Rooster". For those who did not know, the song was written by guitarist Jerry Cantrell about his father Jerry Cantrell Sr , a vietnam war veteran. Earlier this month at the band's show at the Winstar Casino in Thackerville, OK, Jerry Cantrell...
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"Mission to Lars" Documentary Hitting Select Theaters and On Demand

Mission To Lars Trailer from spicerandmoore on Vimeo . Almost everyone has a favorite rock star, actor, sports figure, etc. that they would want to meet. But how many of us would actually make it our mission to sit down and have a conversation with said person? That's where we meet Tom Spicer , a...
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5 Amazing Supergroups

Rock bands come and go. They break up. They get back together. Sometimes they'll even form supergroups! You may ask, "What is a supergroup?" According to Merriam-Webster's Dictionary: SUPERGROUP (noun) : a rock group made up of prominent former members of other rock groups; also : an extremely...
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Billy Corgan and Marilyn Manson Almost Covered Miley Cyrus

Billy Corgan of Smashing Pumpkins was recently asked at a VIP Q&A about covering "Girls Just Wanna Have Fun" with horror rocker Marilyn Manson . During the discussion, Corgan reveals that both he and Manson were also supposed to cover "Wrecking Ball" by Miley Cyrus . "Actually, he might get mad...
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An Army of Drummers & Guitarists Rock Brasil and Finland

It seems like ever since the Rockin' 1000 covered the Foo Fighters , it seems like the "army of rockers" theme is starting to catch on. In Sao Paolo, Brasil, 156 drummers gathered together to form a giant ensemble for Batters 100% Brasil, which was organized by drum tutor Dino Verdade . According...
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Jane's Addiction & Metallica Members Surprise Lollapalooza Attendees

The School of Rock All Stars had the privilege of performing at Lollapalooza 2015, one of the largest music festivals in the country. What they didn't know was that they were going to be playing alongside Perry Farrell of Jane's Addiction , Robert Trujillo of Metallica , and Peter DiStefano of...
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David Gilmour Officially Breaks Up with Pink Floyd

Sorry Pink Floyd fans, but David Gilmour has officially left the band. Nearly a year after the band's most recent release The Endless River , Gilmour said that he's "done" with the band and has no intentions of returning. "I've had 48 years in Pink Floyd," the guitarist said. "Quite a few of those...
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