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Scott Ian of Anthrax
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Scott Ian: Anthrax Have Wealth of Material for Next Album

Anthrax guitarist Scott Ian is kicking off his North American 'Speaking Words' tour tonight (Feb. 20) in Chicago. The trek will feature the metal veteran standing onstage telling intriguing stories about his life, and answering questions from fans.

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Bill Ward Details Recent Health Setbacks, Current Recovery and Future Projects

Former Black Sabbath drummer Bill Ward has struggled with a few health issues lately, but the man is healing up and will soon sit behind the kit once again. In a new update from Ward himself, the drummer writes about shoulder surgery, contracting perforated diverticulitis, rehab and when exactly he plans on being back.

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Blondie Turns Down Olympic Concert Over Gay Rights Issues in Russia

Debbie Harry says a lengthy association with downtown New York City's alternative lifestyle community led to Blondie's recent refusal to perform at the Winter Olympics in Russia.

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Deftones
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Chino Moreno Taking Year Off From Deftones While He Focuses on ††† (Crosses)

The release date for  (Crosses) self-titled debut album is tomorrow (Feb. 11), and you can listen to a full stream of the album via Pitchfork. In a new interview, ††† vocalist Chino Moreno talked about the status of Deftones, and also about the loss of his bandmate Chi Cheng.

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Dude Plays Super Mario Soundtrack And Sound Effects On Violin [VIDEO]

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Post by Mark Klanac.

 

There are some things that will for ever remain a constant, and Super Mario and NES will forever be the coolest thing on the planet.

I have no idea why, but I never get tired of seeing nostalgic video games sounds being recreated by instruments. There i

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Will Ferrell and Chad Smith
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Will Ferrell Accepts Chad Smith’s Challenge for a ‘Drum Vs. Cowbell Showdown’ for Charity

Last week actor Will Ferrell was an Internet sensation with his hilarious claim that he was actually Red Hot Chili Peppers drummer Chad Smith, something many have debated over for many years due to their uncanny physical similarities. The actor-comedian made his confession during an infamous Reddit ‘Ask Me Anything’ (AMA) session resulting in Smith offering up his own video in response, challenging Ferrell to a drum battle.

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Green Day
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Green Day’s ‘Dookie’ Turns 20

As we get older, many of our favorite albums begin to celebrate their anniversary. Sure, this might make you feel old or take you back to a special time and great memories. Just like the case of the first CD I ever bought which turned 20 this year, Green Day's 'Dookie.'

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Motley Crue’s Vince Neil Talks Last Tour, Playing Underwater and Why You Should Wear Leather [AUDIO]

This summer will kick off Motley Crue’s final tour and front man Vince Neil came on my show to talk about it. All Bad Things must come to an end and all questions to “why is the end coming this year” must be answered.

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Cage the Elephant
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Cage the Elephant Announce 2014 North American Tour Dates

Cage the Elephant fans will get one of the band's most extensive treks to date in support of their 'Melophobia' album this spring. The group, who opened for Muse and played numerous festival dates in the fall, are staging their own headlining trek in April and May.

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Def Leppard
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31 Years Ago: Def Leppard’s ‘Pyromania’ Album Released

Up until Jan. 20, 1983, when Def Leppard released their third album, ‘Pyromania,’ the British band wanted to be Led Zeppelin. Just look at their name.

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Motley Crue
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Motley Crue Farewell Rumors Heat Up

The various members of Motley Crue have been talking about a definitive farewell tour for the past year, and now it appears as if they're set to make it official. A 'Save the Date' notice recently surfaced declaring 'R.I.P.: All Bad Things Must Come to and End' while mentioning an event set for Jan. 28 in Los Angeles.

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Dan Spitz
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Former Anthrax Guitarist Dan Spitz Arrested on Suspicion of Domestic Violence

The holidays can be a stressful time, and for ex-Anthrax guitarist Dan Spitz, Christmas was memorable for all the wrong reasons. South Florida's Gossip Extra reports that the guitarist was arrested on suspicion of domestic violence and spent Christmas Day behind bars.

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