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11 Biggest Rock News Stories Of 2016

As memorable as 2016 has been in general, there has certainly been plenty of highs and lows for music. Although we've lost many rock legends like David Bowie and Prince , we have also gained more memories a reunited Guns N' Roses as well as new music by some of our favorite artists like Metallica...
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Artist Updates Sgt. Pepper's Artwork With Every Legend Lost In 2016

Inspired by The Beatles' album cover Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band , Twitter user @christthebarker created a collage with every icon that we've lost in 2016. And we're sorry to say that it looks a little too crowded. The artwork has since been updated with the unexpected losses of George...
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David Bowie Was Right: NASA Discovers "Spiders" On Mars

It seems that both David Bowie and Ziggy Stardust were on to something, because NASA recently discovered that there are indeed "spiders" on Mars. Though not in the sense that there are alien spiders on Mars plotting to attack Earth (as far as we know), but the "spiders" NASA is talking about are...
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Rock Stars We've Lost In 2016

With only two weeks left in 2016, we want to look back one more time as we bid farwell to many iconic musicians that we've lost in this past year. With the deaths of David Bowie , Prince and Glenn Frey among others, the least we can agree on is that there must be one heck of a supergroup happening...
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David Bowie Snubbed? Beyoncé In A Rock Category? Grammy Official Explains Nominations

Since the 2017 GRAMMY Nominations were announced, there have been many questions surrounding some of the nominees in the rock and metal categories. The first being David Bowie 's final album Blackstar not being nominated for "Best Rock Album." Many believed that Bowie would easily be a shoe-in...
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Songs By David Bowie, Nirvana, Deep Purple, R.E.M. And More Inducted Into The 2017 Grammy Hall Of Fame

The Grammys have announced that "Smells Like Teen Spirit", "Changes", "Jailhouse Rock", "Losing My Religion", "Sign O' The Times" and 20 other songs will be the latest inductees into the 2017 Grammy Hall of Fame. Similar to the Rock n' Roll Hall of Fame, the criteria for eligble songs to be...
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New BBC Documentary Focuses On The Last Five Years Of David Bowie

Airing on January 8th, 2017, the day that would have marked the 70th birthday of David Bowie , is the BBC documentary David Bowie: The Last Five Years , which puts a focus on final years of the rocker's life, particularly on his final LP Blackstar . Airing on BBC Two, the documentary is expected to...
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David Bowie Is Getting His Own Set Of Emojis

Before, having Weird Al Yankovic sing a parody of one of your songs was one of the greatest honors out there. Now, having your own set of emojis is the current trend of immortalizing some of our favorite artists. As part of a new set of emojis being released by Apple this week, both a male and...
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Did David Bowie Micromanage His Death?

David Bowie can easily be associated with the terms "rock icon," "innovator," "artist," and "performer." It also appears that even after being diagnosed with terminal liver cancer, he was intent on making his death a work of art, just like how he did with his life. Some can find evidence in his...
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Sting Writes A Song Inspired By The Deaths Of David Bowie & Prince

On his new album 57th and 9th , Sting wrote a song reflecting on the many deaths of iconic rockstars claimed by 2016 like David Bowie and Prince . Titled "50,000." Sting wrote it shortly after Prince's death, describing it as almost reading the obituary of one of his rock colleagues and looking...
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