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30 Years Ago, Dee Snider Spoke Against Censorship Before The Senate

It may not seem very long, but thirty years ago Dee Snider of Twisted Sister was called to testify before the U.S. Senate against the proposition to have warning labels be placed on albums deemed "offensive" to listeners. To say that he was nervous would be an understatement. "I was wearing a cut-...
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Shinedown Releases Exclusive Audio Special Online!

In the highly-awaited album release of Shinedown 's " Threat To Survival ", lead singer Brent Smith sits down in an exclusive interview with Kevin Martin of Candlebox where they highlight certain tracks from the album, as well as discussing the overall theme behind it. " Threat To Survival " refers...
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Metallica Has A Beer Truck

Metallica has formed a joint venture with Labatt in the production of a limited-release of a Metallica-themed Budweiser beer. This past Wednesday (Sept. 16th) a Metallica tanker truck filled with Budweiser parked in front of the Centre Videotron in Quebec before their show. The brew will be...
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20 Real Names of Famous Rock Stars

Lots of rock stars go by stage names: Alice Cooper, Flea, Slash . We associate them with these stage names all of the time, until we find out what their actual name really is, and it just completely turns our worlds upside down. So let's get out of our comfort zones! Alice Cooper - Vincent Damon...
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Sebastian Bach Wants a Guns N' Roses & Skid Row Reunion Tour

Former Skid Row frontman and Axl Rose 's BFF Sebastian Bach has expressed hope in possibly forming a Skid Row/ Guns N' Roses reunion tour according to 100PercentRock . "I would agree with you on one hand," Bach says. "But on the other hand, as a fan, I can totally understand where a fan is coming...
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Chris Cornell Burned On Set Of Music Video

Chris Cornell has taken the roll of many things over the years: singer, song writer, rockstar, actor, and head of "The Chris and Vicky Cornell Foundation." Well he can proudly add "stuntman" into the mix after receiving severe burns while on the set for his latest music video "Nearly Forgot My...
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You Can Now Listen to Music Through Your Skull

As the constant evolution of technology improves each and every day, one step closer to the robot uprising and the downfall of humanity, there comes a time when someone creates an invention that just may be the spark to a powder keg. This new invention is known as the "Batband", which allows...
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KISS Named Top American Gold Record Award Earning Band

KISS has surely earned a lot of awards and accolades over the years, from Grammys to People's Choice Awards to being inducted into the Rock N' Roll Hall of Fame. But recently the band was the recipient of an honor that no other group can receive. The Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA...
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Red Hot Chili Peppers' $1,000 Concert

The Red Hot Chili Peppers haven't performed at the Belly Up Tavern in San Diego , CA in almost 20 years. But they've decided that they will revisit the venue on September 27th, marking it as the Chili Peppers' first live show for 2015. Tickets to see the show however cost $1,000. For a little more...
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7 Suggested Bands to Play Superbowl 50 Halftime Show

Superbowl 50 is still a ways away, but recently Billboard reported that the NFL has asked Bruno Mars to return to perform at the Superbowl 50 halftime show. While many were skeptical that he could not handle an event this grand in scale, Bruno Mars delivered an exceptionally great performance...
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