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Dave Grohl's First Band "Scream" To Reissue Their 1988 Album "No More Censorship"

Before he started Foo Fighters, and before he joined Nirvana, Dave Grohl was once part of the DC punk outfit known as "Scream." Now, fans new and old have the chance to jump 30 years in the past and visit Grohl as a young buck drummer in the band's reissue of their 1988 album NMC17 ( No More...
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Godsmack Can't Find The Right Person To Direct Their "Bulletproof" Video In Official Teaser

When there are so many music videos out there, sometimes it's a little difficult to come up with an original concept. In the teaser for their upcoming "Bulletproof" video, the guys from Godsmack try to find a director that they feel can really deliver the vision they had for their album's first...
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56 Real Names Of Famous Rockstars

Lots of rock stars go by stage names: Alice Cooper, Flea, Slash. We associate them with these stage names all of the time, until we find out what their actual name really is, and it just completely turns our worlds upside down. So let's get out of our comfort zones and get to know the rocker behind...
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Nirvana's "Heart-Shaped Box" Foreshadows Destruction In New "West World: Season 2" Trailer

On April 22nd, 2018, HBO's hit western/sci-fi/drama series Westworld returns and to get a sense of what we may expect for season 2, the official trailer includes a looming piano cover of Nirvana's "Heart-Shaped Box" by composer Ramin Djawadi to create a sense of uneasiness, uncertainty, and lots...
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Ronnie Wood In Good Health After Lung Cancer Scare

The Rolling Stones must have the magic elixir to life if they keep continuing to dodge death. That's because guitarist Ronnie Wood announced that he's been given a clean bill of health after having dodging a major health scare. Wood revealed that after fifty years of smoking cigarettes, that he had...
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Mike Shinoda Unveils New Song & Video, "Crossing A Line"

Linkin Park's Mike Shinoda has been toying around with a lot of his own solo material after releasing his debut EP Post-Traumatic . Now he has released a new song and video titled "Crossing A Line." The video features Shinoda throughout Los Angeles along with with many Linkin Park fans. Leading up...
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According To Science, Guitarists' Brains Are Much Different Than Everyone Else's

Now, we all kind of already knew this. But there is actual scientific evidence proving that the brain of a guitarist functions on a different level than that of the average person. According to a 2012 study conducted in Berlin, 12 guitarists' brains were scanned after they all had to perform the...
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6 Of The Most Vicious Guitar Battles

A good old-fashioned duel dates back far into the middle ages when knights would joust on horseback. Fast forward in time and pirates and swashbucklers would be dueling with swords. Then in the wild west, gunslingers would duel each other at high noon at the OK Corral until there was one man left...
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45 Years Ago, Led Zeppelin Releases 'Houses of the Holy'

As artists' sounds are in a constant state of change from album to album, Led Zeppelin was no exception. From their heavy blues-rock of their earlier albums, to the fusion of celtic folklore in Led Zeppelin III , and the monumental sounds of Led Zeppelin IV , by the time they released Houses of the...
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Metallica's 'Hardwired' Lands No. 2 Spot On Billboard Top 200 Albums Chart

It may have been released on November 18th, 2016, but Metallica's latest album Hardwired... To Self-Destruct has landed at the No. 2 spot on the Billboard Top 200 albums chart. After spending 45 weeks on the chart, Hardwired makes a huge jump from the No. 42 spot all of the way up to No. 2 in a...
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