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Dropkick Murphys Honor Springfield Marine Tommy Sullivan

Tommy Sullivan , one of the four marines tragically killed in Chattanooga, TN may have had one of the greatest farewell parties ever thrown. As Sullivan (or "Tommy" as he was known as) was laid to rest in Springfield, MA, family, friends, and strangers alike came together to remember the legacy...
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DJ Ashba Quits Guns N' Roses

In a bizarre twist in the realm of Guns N' Roses , guitarist DJ Ashba has announced that he has parted ways with the band. In a hand-written note, Ashba writes "Six years ago I received a call that changed my life forever. The call was from a dear friend of mine (Katie McNeil-Diamond) who was...
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Billy Corgan Gets into Heated Exchange at Fan Q&A

Smashing Pumpkins frontman Billy Corgan got into a brief spat with a fan at a Q&A session in Colorado that made things really awkward really fast. During the Q&A, a fan asked Corgan "do you think Courtney killed Kurt?" Corgan didn't like that one bit. "Are you legitimately asking me that...
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KISS Goes Acoustic in California Casino

Taking a break from the makeup and armor, KISS recently performed a special acoustic concert at the San Manuel Indian Bingo and Casino in Highland, CA. The show was intended to be more of a stripped-down and personal show for the band as well as the audience. Gene Simmons said "We take our lead...
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Weezer Releases new Music Video for "Go Away"

Weezer just released their new music video for "Go Away" from their 2014 album "Everything Will Be Alright In The End" in which lead singer Rivers Cuomo goes through multiple identities such as a surfer, a hipster, and a successful businessman in order earn love through "Winder", a spoof the dating...
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7 Rockers Seen on "Sons of Anarchy"

The beloved Hamlet-based television series may have ended a while ago, but Sons of Anarchy will remain as one of the most die-hard fan favorite dramas in tv history. Much like every other television show, it's the characters that we can't get enough of, whether they're the stars, the secondary...
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Layne Staley of Alice In Chains Reportedly Planned to Audition for Audiosoave

Believe it or not, Chris Cornell may not have been destined to be the lead singer of the supergroup Audioslave . Instead, that title could have gone to Alice In Chains frontman Layne Staley , Morgan Gallagher had been a friend of Staley's, and at one point a roommate, since 1986, "I hadn't seen him...
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Duff McKagan Joins Alice In Chains at Spokane Show

On July 22nd, Duff McKagan of Guns N' Roses and Velvet Revolver made a special guest appearance with grunge rockers Alice In Chains at The Knitting Factory in Spokane, WA to perform two AIC hits: "Nutshell" and "Man In The Box". Aside from being one of the greatest bassists in rock, McKagan is also...
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Buckcherry's New Album Coming in August

When Buckcherry released their first record in 1999 lead singer Josh Todd said "people were telling us 'rock n' roll is dead', you can't sell rock records. And then we put out another record, and they said the same thing. And it was like, every record cycle they're telling us the same thing, you...
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Richard Fortus of Guns N' Roses Unsure of Band's Future

Guitarist Richard Fortus has been part of Guns N' Roses since 2001, making him the longest-serving member of the band's new lineup. Since the band is on hiatus, he was asked about the rumor of a new record and tour for 2016. "The current state of GNR is pretty up in the air," said Fortus. "The last...
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