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Kathy Flynn, WickedGoddessPhotography.com
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Megadeth Flying Born-Deaf YouTube Star to Las Vegas for First Rock Concert + Interview

If you're the type to go YouTube surfing, there's a good chance you've seen the video above. Having amassed nearly 21 million views, this video immortalizes the moment when Sarah Churman, who was born deaf, heard sound for the first time at 29 years of age. Countless tears have been shed witnessing Churman's life-changing moment, apparently from members of Megadeth, as well, because the band is flying Sarah and her husband Sloan to Las Vegas to experience her first rock concert on Thursday (April 17).

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Septicflesh
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Septicflesh Unveil Brilliant Symphonic Death Metal With New Track ‘Order of Dracul’

Horns up! Greek symphonic death metal veterans Septicflesh have just revealed the first song from their ninth studio album, 'Titan.' The new track, 'Order of Dracul,' is insanely awesome and picks up beautifully where Septicflesh left off with their 2011 full-length, 'The Great Mass.'

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Bad Seed Rising
Roadrunner
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Bad Seed Rising, ‘Hey Kid’ – Exclusive Lyric Video Premiere

Bad Seed Rising are an up-and-coming rock band hailing from Baltimore. Having already signed with Roadrunner Records, the band has just released its debut EP, 'Charm City.' To further introduce you to Bad Seed Rising, we're giving you the exclusive premiere of the new track 'Hey Kid.'

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Ghost
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Ghost B.C.’s Papa Emeritus II Rocks Vegas + Picks Up Groupies in Second ‘Papaganda’ Video

In September of last year, the first installment of Ghost's (Ghost B.C.) 'Papaganda' series was revealed. The video stripped away the paint of frontman Papa Emeritus II, showing the leader's "face" much like in the 'Year Zero' music video.

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GWAR
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Surviving GWAR Members Pay Tribute to Dave Brockie + Introduce New Foundation

The loss of GWAR frontman and mastermind Dave Brockie (aka Oderus Urungus) sent the metal world into mourning on March 24. Countless tributes have been paid by some of rock and metal's finest musicians along with fans from around the world. In memory of the late frontman, the surviving members of GWAR memorialized their friend and announced the launch of the Dave Brockie Foundation.

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Liz Ramanand, Loudwire
Liz Ramanand, Loudwire
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Chris Jericho to Release New Book ‘The Best in the World: At What I Have No Idea’

Chris Jericho is a one-of-a-kind talent. From success as a professional wrestler, musician, author and many, many other crafts, there's a reason why Jericho's wrestling persona claims to be the best at everything he does. In that vein, Jericho has announced his third book, 'The Best in the World: At What I Have No Idea,' which will be released on Oct. 14.

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As I Lay Dying
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Controversy Over New As I Lay Dying Statement

Earlier today (April 9), a statement was posted on the official website of As I Lay Dying. The lengthy post covered many subjects and seemed to be a well thought out, cooperative statement from the entire band. However, according to guitarist Nick Hipa, no member of As I Lay Dying's instrumental section, management or record label took part in crafting the update.

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As I Lay Dying
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Lengthy Statement Details Future of As I Lay Dying, Tim Lambesis + New Projects

Update: Guitarist Nick Hipa has posted his own statement claiming that the detailed statement below may have just come from Tim Lambesis himself. While not denying the information revealed in the lengthy essay, Hipa makes it clear that the rest of the band had nothing to do with the statement released on the band's official website. We suggest you still read the statement below, but get all the details on this new development here.

For nearly a year, the future of As I Lay Dying has been in question. Vocalist Tim Lambesis will soon be sentenced after pleading guilty to murder-for-hire charges and the remaining band members have been posting various sound clips along with a mysterious new symbol. However, As I Lay Dying have finally released a statement addressing what is planned for their musical future.

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Kurt Cobain
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Kurt Cobain’s Suicide Ruling Challenged in Upcoming Docudrama ‘Soaked in Bleach’

The investigation into Nirvana frontman Kurt Cobain's death has been criticized by many for 20 years. All types of voices have screamed incompetence at police, while others shout conspiracy, believing that Cobain's wife, Courtney Love, had a hand in Kurt's death. Those themes have been turned into the docudrama 'Soaked in Bleach, which will surely force viewers to reconsider their presumptions of Kurt Cobain's suicide.

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