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Watch Ghost Cover 'Enter Sandman' In Honor of Metallica Receiving The Polar Music Prize

The Polar Music Prize is kind of a big deal. Think of it as the musical Nobel Peace Prize of Sweden given to artists for international recognition of excellence in the world of music. Each year the award is given to both a classical musician and a modern-day musician, and drummer Lars Ulrich and...
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Foo Fighters Announce Openers For 2018 North American Tour

The Foo Fighters will kick off their highly-awaited North American tour in July 2018 in support of their latest album Concrete and Gold , and they've added a lot of exciting opening acts to the lineup. Joining the Foos throughout their tour include The Struts, Dinosaur Jr., Speedy Ortiz, Melkbelly...
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Ozzy Osbourne Says He Spoke With Lemmy Kilmister The Day He Died

Ozzy Osbourne revealed to Metal Hammer that on the day Lemmy Kilmister of Motörhead passed away, he tried to see him at his one last time. Ozzy said that he recalled speaking to Lemmy on the phone that day, though Lemmy didn't seem to know it was him. Then he told his wife Sharon Osbourne that they...
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10-Year-Old Kid Drums Through Metallica's Entire Music Catalogue

The drums are the heartbeat of every band. They require a strong sense of rhythm and being able to multitask all four of your limbs at once to create a song's pulse. It's an easy instrument to learn, but hard to master. But if you're 10-year-old Johannes Rørvik Grov of Norway, then you are off to a...
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Artist Creates Portrait Of Dave Grohl Using 725 Rubik's Cubes

Attempting to solve a Rubik's cube is one thing. But arranging the colors in a specific order to create an art piece is a task entirely on its own. But that didn't stop Australian artist Giovanni Contardi. A former Rubik's cube world record holder, Contardi managed to twist all of the colored...
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Maynard James Keenan Promises New Music In 2019

Maynard James Keenan promised new A Perfect Circle music and he delivered. Now the same can be said for Tool... in 2019. While accepting the Metal Hammer Golden Gods Icon Award at the Indig02 in London, Engalnd, Maynard took to the microphone to make Tool fans everywhere giddy with excitement. "I...
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Kurt Cobain Exhibit Destroyed In Museum Fire

The Aberdeen Armory Building was many things: a historical museum, geneology archive, CAP office, senior center, homeless shelter, and an exhibit dedicated to Kurt Cobain of Nirvana. Unfortunately, a mysterious fire burned up the entire building, taking the Cobain exhibit along with it. "People...
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Dave Navarro Writes Heartfelt Letter To Those Experiencing Suicidal Thoughts

Jane's Addiction guitarist Dave Navarro has been very open about his struggles dealing with drug abuse, depression and thoughts of suicide. Now, in a recent post to his Instagram account, Navarro wrote a very compassionate letter imploring those dealing with similar thoughts of suicide to seek help...
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Survey Says People Stop Discovering New Music Once They Turn 30

There are constantly new artists coming out of the woodwork with their own unique style of music collecting fans every day. But according to a recent study, the average person will reach their limit of discovering new music at a certain age. Conducted by the British streaming service Deezer , the...
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WAAF Listener Plays For Thousands With 30 Seconds To Mars

Can you say you've performed in front of thousands of people alongside one of the biggest names in music and Hollywood? Because one WAAF listener can! In May 2018 we held a contest in which one lucky listener would have the once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to live out their rock star dreams by being...
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