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Guitarist J. Geils Found Dead At 71

John Warren Geils Jr. (aka J. Geils) guitarist for the J. Geils Band was found dead in his home in Groton, MA at the age of 71. A police report noted that "a preliminary investigation indicates that Geils died of natural causes." "At approximately 4 p.m., Groton Police responded to a home on... Read More

34 Years Ago: Metallica Fires Dave Mustaine

34 years ago two things happened that changed the direction of Metallica forever: Kirk Hammett was enlisted into the band (He thought it was an April Fool's joke!) Dave Mustaine was fired Mustaine was Metallica's lead guitarist since the beginning. It was just him, James Hetfield , Lars Ulrich and... Read More

Foo Fighters Join Others on Planned Parenthood Box Set

The National’s Matt Berninger, along with the band’s manager, Brandon Reid, came up with the idea for a box set of 7” singles to benefit Planned Parenthood. The box set, Seven Inches for Planned Parenthood , will contain “mostly unreleased music,” according to Billboard . Tons of big names will be... Read More

All-Star Race Format Unveiled

The 2017 Monster Energy All-Star Race will feature a mix of old and new. This year’s event will take place on May 20 at Charlotte Motor Speedway. In a tribute to the famed 1992 race billed as "One Hot Night," which was held under the lights for the first time, the distance will be trimmed to 70... Read More