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Tom Hanks Could Be a Carcass Fan, According to Jeff Walker

Tom Hanks — death metal listener? Jeff Walker, the bassist and lead vocalist in English extreme metal pioneers Carcass, recently suggested the Hollywood actor may be a fan of his band.One could guess it's not out of the realm of possibility that the 65-year old Cast Away and Forrest Gump star might have spun some classic Carcass records at some point in his life. After all, plenty of celebrities double as metalheads. But where did Walker hear that […]

todaySeptember 21, 2021 1

Music News

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 […]

todaySeptember 19, 2021 3

Music News

Wilco’s Jeff Tweedy Covers Roky Erickson’s ‘For You (I’d Do Anything)’

Jeff Tweedy has released a cover of Roky Erickson’s “For You (I’d Do Anything),” from the upcoming compilation, May the Circle Remain Unbroken: A Tribute to Roky Erickson, set to arrive July 17th via Light in the Attic (a special vinyl version will be released as a Record Store Day exclusive). Tweedy offers a wholly unique take on “For You (I’d Do Anything),” doing away with the tender country pluck […]

todayAugust 5, 2021 1

Music News

Jeff Scott Soto Announces Duets Album, Teams With Mr. Big Singer

Sons of Apollo singer Jeff Scott Soto has crossed paths with a number of top musicians over the years across his various projects and now he's calling in a wealth of guests on a new duets album titled The Duets Collection, Vol. 1. Kicking off promotion of the new record, he's just released the song "Mysterious" with a guest turn from Mr. Big vocalist Eric Martin.This album allows Soto the […]

todayJuly 28, 2021 3

Technology

Jeff Bezos Offers Nasa $2B in Plea for Moon Mission Role

Perhaps buoyed by his recent rocket ride to the edge of space, Amazon founder Jeff Bezos has offered to contribute several billions dollars to NASA’s coffers if it includes his spaceflight company, Blue Origin, in its plans for the upcoming Artemis moon missions. In an open letter sent to NASA chief Bill Nelson on Monday, July 26, Bezos offered budgetary assistance to the tune of $2 billion if the space […]

todayJuly 27, 2021 2

Music News

Matt Bellamy Song Played on Jeff Buckley’s Guitar Sold as NFT

Muse's Matt Bellamy is wasting no time putting a prized purchase to use, using the late Jeff Buckley's guitar to record a solo track that recently was part of an NFT auction that raised over $27,000 for charity.The track, titled "Guiding Light (On Jeff's Guitar," was recently one of three solo songs that Bellamy placed on the NFT auction block with the proceeds going to U.K. homelessness charity The Passage.Bellamy purchased […]

todayJuly 19, 2021 8

Sports

Jeff Green, the N.B.A.’s Roving Role Player, Hopes to Settle Down in Brooklyn

Green’s lack of multiyear offers hasn’t gone unnoticed. After he agreed to yet another minimum deal, with the Jazz in 2019, Dwyane Wade said in a viral Twitter post: “I do NOT understand how and why Jeff Green keep signing these 1 year deals for the minimum. This is now 3 years in a row. He’s never injured, He’s never been a problem in the locker room, He’s athletic, he […]

todayJune 16, 2021 1

Technology

Jeff Bezos’ Blue Origin auctions off seat on first human spaceflight for $28M – 98bmp

Blue Origin has its winning bidder for its first ever human spaceflight, and the winner will pay $28 million for the privilege of flying aboard the company’s debut private astronaut mission. The winning bid came in today during a live auction, which saw 7,600 registered bidders, from 159 countries compete for the spot. This was the culmination of Blue Origin’s three part bidding process for the ticket, which included a […]

todayJune 12, 2021 2

Music News

Slayer Guitarist Jeff Hanneman Dies

The fifth annual Revolver Golden Gods awards, which took place May 2, 2013, were supposed to be a celebration of the spirit and vitality of heavy metal, but when news spread through the community that Slayer co-founder, guitarist and primary songwriter Jeff Hanneman died earlier that day, the event took a slightly different turn.At the outset of the event, Slayer guitarist Kerry King took the podium looking shaky, but determined […]

todayMay 2, 2021 2

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