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New Tesla Album Produced By Phil Collen Expected To Arrive Summer 2018

In the past, Tesla fans have had to wait long periods of time for the band to put out a new album. Sometimes as long as ten years! But good news is on the horizon because the band's eighth studio album is expected to arrive as soon as June 2018. Produced by Def Leppard guitarist Phil Collen , he...
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Alex Lifeson Says That RUSH Is Over

If you are a die-hard RUSH fan, then you may want to sit down for this. In November 2016, drummer Neil Peart announced that he would be retiring from touring with the band due to health-related reasons. Despite Geddy Lee and Alex Lifeson 's enthusiasm to continue touring and making music, it seems...
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Science Rocks: How Does A Guitar Create Sound?

The guitar is the mothership instrument for all of rock music. Whether it be from power chords to extended solos, the guitar produces the sounds that all bands big and small use to create the sounds that have allowed us to rock out since the late 1940's. But if you stop and think about it, how does...
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Listen To The "Zombie" Cover Dolores O'Riordan Was Supposed To Cameo On Before Her Death

On the day of her untimely death, Cranberries vocalist Dolores O'Riordan was slated to record vocals on a "Zombie" tribute cover with the hard rock/heavy metal supergroup Bad Wolves . O'Riordan was previously sent a copy of the Bad Wolves' cover of the '90s hit song and after giving her stamp of...
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Watch Fred Armisen, Krist Novoselic & Henry Rollins Reunite Their Fake Punk Band On "Portlandia"

When IFC's hit sketch comedy series Portlandia is poking fun at feminist book stores, hipsters, eco-terrorists, bigot parades and vegans, sometimes they'll bring in some famous musicians for some extra laughs. Rockers like Pearl Jam 's Eddie Vedder and Josh Homme of Queens of the Stone Age have...
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Listen To 10 Pop Songs Performed In The Style Of Korn

Korn has a very distinct style to their sound. With Jonathan Davis ' rage-infused vocals, the thundering drums and the screeching Nu-metal guitars, it's hard to find another band that sounds anything like them. Korn's catalogue of music often parallels their style: loud, weird, angry and abnormal...
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Spinal Tap's Derek Smalls Reveals All-Star Lineup For "Smalls Change" Solo Album

In March 2017 Derek Smalls of Spinal Tap had caused a bit of an online stir after a photo was posted to Twitter of himself with Dave Grohl of the Foo Fighters and Chad Smith of the Red Hot Chili Peppers . The story was Smith, Grohl and a handful of some other top-notch rockers were going to be part...
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Marilyn Manson May Hire Johnny Depp As His Guitarist

Marilyn Manson and Johnny Depp have been buddies for a long time. The actor recently starred in Manson's videos for "KILL4ME" and "SAY10," but now it would appear that The Pale Emperor in considering recruiting the musical talents of Captain Jack Sparrow himself. In a recent tweet, Manson asked...
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Watch These 'Always Sunny In Philadelphia' Clips Describe Every Radiohead Album

Radiohead 's discography can sometimes be a little difficult to describe. Each album varies in tones and themes to the point where they cannot be summed up in words. Thankfully the gang from the hit FX series It's Always Sunny In Philadelphia is here to help! Dennis, Dee, Charlie, Mac and Frank's...
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Trent Reznor Files Restraining Order Against His Neighbor

According to TMZ , Trent Reznor has filed a restraining order against his neighbor, who has been harassing him for months. To paint a picture of the kind of neighbor Reznor has been dealing with, the Nine Inch Nails frontman says that Nader Afshar once approached a friend of his that left his house...
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