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Evanescence's Terry Balsamo Leaves, Jen Majura Joins

Upon the announcement that Evanescence will be touring for the month of November, the band has just recently announced a change in its lineup. In a post on the band's Facebook page, guitarist Terry Balsamo has left Evanescence in what seems to be a band decision, and has welcomed guitarist Jen...
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7 More TV/Film Cameos by Musicians

David Bowie - Extras Extras David Bowie by Flixgr Radiohead - South Park Chris Issak - Friends Keith Richards - Pirates of the Caribbean: At World's End Marilyn Manson - Party Monster Blink 182 - American Pie The Pinheads - Back to The Future
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'Ghostbusters' Theme with a Metal Twist

Studio producer Leo Moracchioli is a big Ghostbusters fan. So much that Norwegian musician created a heavy metal version of the film's main theme, which can be viewed below: In a related story, the new 'Ghostbusters' film is being made here in Boston and recently, lots of metal fans were recruited...
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5 Great Rock Parodies & Covers

Because Rock and Roll is such an incredibly vast genre, there are limitless ways to approach it. So why not parody it? Since rock has plenty outrageously funny moments, so why not make fun of itself? Below are five great parody videos that poke fun at the song, the artist, and even the genre itself...
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Watch the Unsettling Ending Cut from 'Montage of Heck'

Montage of Heck director Brett Morgen released clip of a disheveled Kurt Cobain that was deleted from the documentary. In the newly released clip, which was filmed by Courtney Love , we see Cobain lying in bed discussing his hospital visit to have tests done on his stomach illness. Morgen intended...
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Red Hot Chili Peppers Return to the Studio

If you may remember, back in Feb 2015, Red Hot Chili Peppers bassist Flea broke his arm in a skiing accident. The band has announced that his arm has healed (to a point) to where he can play bass again and that they are returning to the studio. Flea made the announcement on his twitter: Well boys...
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Billy Corgan Critical of Modern Alternative Rock

While speaking at a VIP Q&A in Atlanta, Smashing Pumpkins frontman Billy Corgan has some strong opinions on the current state of alternative rock these days: "Listen to most alternative rock, you hear very little guitar. You hear a slight return to guitar in maybe the last year, but it's more...
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Keith Richards says Beatles' "Sgt. Pepper" Album is 'Rubbish'

Many Beatles fans will agree that the band's " Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band " album as one of the Beatles' greatest albums. Well, Keith Richards of the Rolling Stones disagrees, regarding it as "rubbish." Richards, who is releasing his first solo album in 23 years " Crosseyed Heart" ,...
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Kurt Cobain Demos & Comedy Skit Included on 'Montage of Heck' Extras

" Montage of Heck" director Brett Morgen revealed that a companion soundtrack to the film's home-video November release will include all of the previously unreleased music featured in the film, as well as a dozen additional tracks by Kurt Cobain . Morgen says the new material will include "audio...
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Hollywood Vampires debut includes Alice Cooper, Johnny Depp, Brian Johnson, Dave Grohl, Sir Paul McCartney, and more!

The origins of the Hollywood Vampires are as follows: In 1972, on the Sunset Strip there was a club called the Rainbow Bar & Grill, and the upstairs bar became a gathering place for rock stars residing or passing through Los Angeles. "To join the club, one simply had to out drink all of the...
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