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"Fast" Eddie Clarke, The Last Surviving Member Of Motorhead's Classic Lineup, Dies At 67

The rock world once again mourns the death of another one of its greats, "Fast" Eddie Clarke of Motörhead . Clarke was the last surving member of Motörhead's classic lineup. Drummer Phil "Philthy Animal" Taylor died on November 11th, 2015, and frontman/bassist Lemmy Kilmister died later that year...
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15 Artists That Have Never Won A Grammy, But Should

With the 60th annual Grammy awards only weeks away, only a handful of artists will take home a trophy from the National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences. But much like many other award ceremonies, there are many artists that are often snubbed, overlooked and robbed of the recognition they...
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Eric Clapton Says He's Losing His Hearing

Guitar legend Eric Clapton , like many other greats in rock, recently told the BBC that he has tinnitus. A hearing condition often caused by damage to inner ear cells by loud and excessive noise, tinnitus results in the perception of ringing or buzzing in the ears. Much like former AC/DC frontman...
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Puddle Of Mudd's Wes Scantlin Is In Rehab And Is Doing Very Well

When Wes Scantlin of Puddle of Mudd is in the news, it's almost always not because of something good. But 2018 might be a fresh start for the frontman because he's in the news over something positive! Since Christmas Eve of 2017, Scantlin entered a rehab facility and according to a statement on the...
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5 Amazing Brent Smith Moments

What can we say about Shinedown 's Brent Smith that we haven't said before? He's got killer vocals, he has fronted one of the biggest bands from the early 2000's, and he's just an all-around terrific guy. So to celebrate his birthday (January 9th, 1978) we wanted to share some of our favorite Brent...
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Queen To Receive Lifetime Achievement Award At The 2018 Grammys

As part of the 60th Annual Grammy Awards, Queen is expected to receive an honorary "Lifetime Achievement Award" at the 2018 ceremony. Other artists to receive the award includes Neil Diamond , the Meters , Louis Jordan , Emmylou Harris , Hal Blaine and Tina Turner . Although they have been...
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Tacoma Musician Shares Unheard Nirvana Demos Given By Kurt Cobain

In the 2015 documentary Kurt Cobain: Montage of Heck , audiences were carried through the life and times of late Nirvana frontman Kurt Cobain . The film's soundtrack featured many raw tracks recorded by Cobain that have never reached the ears of Nirvana fans. Recently Tacoma, WA musician John...
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34 Years Ago: '1984' Marked A Major Turning Point For Van Halen

When Van Halen released Diver Down in 1982, they were already one of the biggest rock acts on the planet. Two years later when they released 1984 , they solidified themselves as a rock n' roll force to be reckoned with. It would also mark the final Van Halen album that would feature David Lee Roth...
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10 Incredible David Bowie Moments

David Bowie is a man whose musical career has had cultural influence in nearly every artistic expression over the course of many decades. Not only did he go on to influence many other musicians, but it also spread into film, fashion, self-expression, etc. To celebrate his birthday (January 8th) we...
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College Kids Try To Guess Songs From The '80s And Fail Miserably

The '80s were really a wild era (if you remember). There was wild hair, crazy fashion, and lots and lots of great music. But how much of an effect does the music of the '80s have on the teens and young adults of today? Members of the YouTube REACT channel were given a pop quiz of classic '80s songs...
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