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Year In Review: The Top 10 Rock News Stories Of 2017

2017 was another year of big news in the world of rock. There were some highs. There were some lows. Then there were all sorts of stuff in between. But let's recap and look back at some of the biggst rock news stories that made the headlines from this past year. 10. Maynard James Keenan of Tool...
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One Year Ago: Pop Icon George Michael Dies At 53

On December 25th, 2016, Wham! singer and 80's Pop icon George Michael has passed away at the age of 53 due to heart and liver disease. Born Georges Kyriacos Panayiotou on June 25th, 1963 in London, England, Michael first achieved success in the group Wham! with their first hit "Young Gungs (Go For...
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Ringo Starr Rumored To Receive Knighthood

In recognition for his efforts in music and charity, Beatles drummer Ringo Starr is rumored expected to be knighted in 2018. The Sun reports that when the Royal family officially releases the list of names on January 1st, 2018, 77-year-old Starr will finally join fellow Beatle Paul McCartney in...
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Chris Cornell's Widow Shares A Touching Father-Son Video Of Christmas Memories

Family and traditions are two important values tightly held during the Christmas season. In a video posted by Vicky Cornell , the widow of late Soundgarden singer Chris Cornell , they were cetainly very important in the Cornell family too. In a tweet posted to his Twitter account, Vicky wrote, "...
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42 Years Ago, Iron Maiden Was Formed On Christmas Day

Unknown to bassist Steve Harris , the world received on Christmas day 41 years ago one of the greatest gifts in the world: Iron Maiden. Inspiried by the 1939 film The Man in the Iron Mask , Harris named his band "Iron Maiden", unaware that there was already another band named Iron Maiden as well...
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Jonathan Davis Of Korn Announces Debut Solo Album For 2018

During a Facebook Live Q&A, Jonathan Davis of KoRn dropped some big news on fans by announcing the release of his debut solo album. "Korn is gonna be off for awhile and I'm gonna be working on my solo stuff next year," Davis says in the video below. The record will be a compilation of work...
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Watch Five Finger Death Punch Illustrate A U.S. Soldier's Inner Conflicts In "Gone Away" Cover Video

Throughout the course of their career, Five Finger Death Punch have continuously held the brave men and women of the U.S. military with high regard and honor. Let it be in their music videos, trips to the middle east, or in their live concerts, the band always make sure that veterans get the...
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Watch The Ronnie James Dio Hologram Make Its Live Debut In The Netherlands

The spirit of Ronnie James Dio lives on through the magic of modern technology via his official hologram, which is currently embarking on its first world tour. Through the use of pre-recorded vocals of Dio, the hologram performs live alongside its band Dio's Disciples . Although Dio's widow Wendy...
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WAAF's Top 10 Moments Of 2017

2017 has been quite the year. We've had highs. We've had lows. We've even had wtf's. But looking back over some of the things we've been privileged to do, we wanted to share some of our favorite WAAF moments from the last 12 months. 10. Going backstage at Comics Come Home 23 with Jimmy Fallon,...
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Liam Gallagher Ends His 10-Year Feud With His Estranged Brother, Noel

No, this isn't a drill. This is really happening. Estranged brothers Liam Gallagher and Noel Gallagher didn't have your normal kind of sibling rivalry. Theirs extended far past their childhood days and into adulthood. The feuding between the brothers got so bad that their fighting lead up to the...
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