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If Asked, Dave Grohl Says He Would Never Replace Neil Peart

As more classic rock artists start feeling the effects of old age befalling them, it's disheartening to know that one day, we will have officially reached the end of an era. With artists like Paul McCartney, Roger Waters, The Who, Aerosmith, The Rolling Stones, etc. all in their '70s, it's only a...
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10 Patriotic As F**K Guitar Solos

There always comes a sense of pride for one's country every time the National Anthem is performed. That very same sense of pride seems to feel amplified whenever the Star-Spangled Banner is performed on the electric guitar. Ever since Jimi Hendrix first wowed everyone at Woodstock with his...
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Meet Merry Clayton, The Iconic Voice Behind The Rolling Stones' Hit Song "Gimmie Shelter"

You've heard her voice plenty of times, but have you ever stopped and wondered who the woman was with the spine-tingling voice singing backup on "Gimmie Shelter"? Meet Merry Clayton. From the 2013 documentary 20 Feet from Stardom , Merry and Rolling Stones vocalist Mick Jagger described their...
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Watch Hundreds Gather To Honor Vinnie Paul at Public Memorial Service

On Saturday, June 30th, 2018, Vincent Paul Abbott (aka "Vinnie Paul"), drummer and co-founder of Pantera, was laid to rest in his native Arlington, Texas in the same cemetary as his mother and his brother, Pantera guitarist "Dimebag" Darrell Abbott. The private service allowed close friends and...
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Mark Hoppus Once Pitched The US Military A Brilliant Plan To Capture Saddam Hussein

Mark Hoppus: Singer. Songwriter. Military Strategiest? When asked by a fan on social media if he had a very true story that nobody would believe actually happened, Blink-182 bassist Mark Hoppus responded with a tale of when he once pitched an ingenious plan to a member of the US military to capture...
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Pantera Honors The Life, Influence & Generosity of Vinnie Paul In Official Statement

If there was anybody that knew how to live life to the fullest, it was Pantera drummer and co-founder, Vinnie Paul. In an official statement released on the band's official Facebook page, the life of Vincent Paul Abbott is summarized as a "power-groove pioneer with much reverence, respect &...
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Jared Leto Starring As The Blood-Sucking Antihero 'Morbius' In Upcoming Marvel Film

In 2016, 30 Seconds To Mars frontman Jared Leto first entered the very lucrative superhero movie universe in DC's Suicide Squad as The Joker. Now it looks like he'll be crossing the boarder over to the Marvel camp to portray the antihero "Morbius," an antihero from the Spider-Man franchise. Titled...
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Greta Van Fleet Brush Off Led Zeppelin Comparisons

Greta Van Fleet, one of the newcoming rock superstars of 2018, have drawn both praise and ire for their band's striking similarities to Led Zeppelin. But in an interview with FaceCulture , guitarist Jake Kiszka and drummer Danny Wagner, dismiss the claims that they intentionally ripped off the...
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Maynard James Keenan Responds To Rape Allegations Made Against Him

In a long string of tweets, an anonymous woman going by the Twitter username @IWas17HeWas36 has accused Tool/A Perfect Circle/Puscifer frontman Maynard James Keenan of raping her backstage at a concert. According to the accuser, "He asked me how old I was. I said, 'I'm 17.' Then he said, 'I can't...
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Pantera's Vinnie Paul To Be Buried In A KISS Casket

According to TMZ , late Pantera drummer Vinnie Paul will be buried in his native Texas in an official KISS casket, just like his late brother"Dimebag" Darrell Abbott on Saturday, June 30th. Sources tell TMZ that the casket came as a gift by request of Vinnie Paul's family, and that he will be...
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