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7 Memorable Scenes from "Decline Of Western Civilization"

In what may have been one of the best rock documentaries ever filmed, The Decline Of Western Civilization spawned three films, each detailing the lives of people that find solace in rock music, and sometimes the paths of destruction that they leave in their wake. Whether it be punk rock, heavy...
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London Professor Will Spend A Year Dressed as David Bowie Personas

Will Brooker, a professor of film and cultural studies at Kingston University near London, England will live his life dressed as various David Bowie personas. He has been commissioned to write a monograph on the pop rock icon, which will be titled " Forever Stardust ". In order to fully embody each...
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Johnny Depp, Gene Simmons, Gilby Clarke, Nuno Bettencourt Rock for Children's Charity

On Sunday, August 16th actor/musician Johnny Depp joined Gene Simmons of KISS , Nuno Bettencourt of Extreme , and Gilby Clarke of Guns N' Roses on stage as part of a charity concert for Mending Kids, a charity organization that provides corrective surgeries for children across the world. Depp said...
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10 Things You Didn't Know About the "Smells Like Teen Spirit" Music Video

The folks over at NME put together the '10 Awesome Things You Never Knew About The Video' for Nirvana's 'Smells Like Teen Spirit', which celebrated its 23rd anniversary this week. Watch the video and check out these interesting observations. MTV Took a Risk Airing It Rookie MTV staffer Amy Finnerty...
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Dave Grohl Sings 'My Hero' with 'Crying Grown-Man Ass' Fan

Memorable moments just seem to keep popping up regularly at each of the Foo Fighters ' shows. While playing at Fiddler's Green Amphitheater in Colorado on August 16th, Dave Grohl spotted a teary-eyed fan in the middle of their rendition of "My Hero." Dave was in the middle of an emotional speech...
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Alice In Chains' William DuVall: 'I Am Not Layne Staley'

Alice In Chains frontman William DuVall speaks out in regards to his role as the newest vocalist to the grunge/metal band. "It's all about doing justice to the material," says DuVall. "I try to get to the root of the songs and make it work. I love those older songs just as much as the fans do. I...
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Flea's Bees

( credit: Facebook ) In response to the world's growing shortage of bees, Red Hot Chili Peppers bassist Flea is aiding to increase the bee population by becoming a beekeeper. Initially, it started out as a hobby. Flea had already added three beehives to his yard by July 2015, which estimates to...
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Corey Taylor: The New Velvet Revolver Lead Singer?

For Guns N' Roses guitarist Slash revisits the rumor that Slipknot and Stone Sour frontman Corey Taylor came to be the closest vocalist to replace Scott Weiland in Velvet Revolver . Slash confirms that Taylor recorded as many as 10 songs with Velvet Revolver, saying "Corey came in, just like a lot...
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Five Finger Death Punch: Divorce & Surgery

The members of Five Finger Death Punch are having quite a week. Recently the reported wife ( Holly Smith ) of lead singer Ivan Moody has filed for divorce as well as making claims of domestic violence. The band has responded with this public statement: "Holly Smith has made claims of domestic...
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Shinedown Releases New Single 'Black Cadillac'

By now you've heard the hard and heavy "Cut the Cord", the first single from Shinedown 's new album " Threat to Survival ". Now the band is flipping the script for a more soulful groove in their newest single "Black Cadillac". With lead singer Brent Smith 's vocals swinging over a cool piano track...
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