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Megadeth Release ‘Peace Sells… But Who’s Buying?’

As a founding member of Metallica and a major contributor to the band’s groundbreaking debut Kill ‘Em All, Dave Mustaine was clearly a gifted songwriter and a talented musician. However, his first effort to reach the top of the thrash metal hierarchy with his band Megadeth, 1985’s Killing Is My Business… And Business is Good, suffered from sub-par production and it lacked the stand-out hooks to catapult the band to […]

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Pearl Jam Unleash ‘Gigaton’ Songs at First Show in Three Years

Pearl Jam returned to the stage last night (Sept. 18) for their first proper show in over three years, debuting a handful of songs off their 2020 album Gigaton. You can see the setlist and videos from the show below.The '90s rock titans headlined Sea.Hear.Now Festival in Asbury Park, N.J., leading a two-day bill that also featured the Smashing Pumpkins, Billy Idol, Patti Smith and dozens more. With the exception […]

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Possessed’s Jeff Becerra Walks for First Time in Over 30 Years

Jeff Becerra, lead singer of pioneering death metal band Possessed, has walked for the first time since being paralyzed from the chest down in a 1989 shooting incident.Becerra uploaded a video of the incredible feat to Possessed’s TikTok and Instagram on Saturday. The singer explained that he was able to walk "with the help of robotic legs." He also received an encouraging reply from Testament and former Slayer guitarist Gary […]

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Guns N’ Roses Kissed Their Past Goodbye on ‘Yesterdays’

Guns N' Roses broke all sorts of new musical ground with their mammoth Use Your Illusion albums. They played things straight on the brisk, bluesy "Yesterdays," however, bidding farewell to their checkered past in pursuit of an even messier future.The third track (and third single) on Use Your Illusion II, "Yesterdays" split the difference between the rancorous blues-rock of Guns N' Roses' debut, Appetite for Destruction, and the high-brow art-rock of their new double-album […]

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R. Kelly Trial: Accuser Claims Singer ‘Had Been Grooming’ Male Victim

During R. Kelly’s racketeering and sexual abuse trial Tuesday, one of his accusers said that the singer had been grooming a male victim and that she was forced to have sex with him on multiple occasions, The Huffington Post reports. The accuser was the second survivor to testify in R. Kelly’s trial and is the fifth Jane Doe out of six whose accusations are included in the charging documents. While […]

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Axl Rose Guts Out GN’R’s Wrigley Field Show Amidst Food Poisoning

While the Michael Jordan "flu game" is the stuff of legend in Chicago, there might also be some room for reflective admiration in the Windy City this week for Axl Rose who managed to gut his way through a three-hour set with Guns N' Roses while likely suffering through the effects of food poisoning.Rose revealed his malady a day after GN'R played Chicago's vaunted baseball shrine and noticeably wasn't completely […]

todaySeptember 18, 2021 2

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Between the Buried and Me Triumph With ‘Colors’

In 2005, Between the Buried and Me were a blip on the radar for underground metalheads, too unpredictable for casual metalcore fans and too core for prog heads. Plagued by eight lineup changes in just two years and issues with their record label, BTBAM could have easily folded, but once frontman Tommy Rogers and guitarist Paul Waggoner met guitarist Dustie Waring, bassist Dan Briggs and drummer Blake Richardson, Between the […]

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Eddie Van Halen May Have New Park in Pasadena Named After Him

Not long after the death of Eddie Van Halen last fall, discussions in the city of Pasadena, California where Eddie grew up started about how to properly honor the guitar great and his tie to the community. Now it appears as though Van Halen is in consideration to have a local park named after him, with voting ultimately having a strong say in who the park will be named after.The […]

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Lars Ulrich’s ‘Whole Family Fell in Love With Royal Blood’

Metallica's Lars Ulrich has expressed his affinity for Brit rock over the years, professing his love for Oasis, so it shouldn't come as too much of a surprise to see that he's also found a fondness for one of the U.K.'s top rock exports of recent years, Royal Blood. In fact, Ulrich reveals the duo of Mike Kerr and Ben Thatcher have had quite the impact on his family as […]

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