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Slipknot took six years to make its latest album, .5: The Gray Chapter, and that time was filled with tragedy and turmoil. In a new interview with Music Radar, guitarist Mick Thomson said that with the band members being able to write music on the road on their laptops, there...
Fall Out Boy keeps issuing tracks from its sixth studio set, American Beauty/American Psycho, just two weeks ahead of the record's January 20th arrival. The latest song to emerge is called "Irresistible" and was apparently inspired by the doomed romance between late Sex Pistols...
Former My Chemical Romance guitarist Ray Toro has released his second solo song, a track called "For The Lost And Brave." According to Alternative Press, Toro was motivated to write and record the tune by the recent tragic death of Leelah Alcorn, a 17-year-old transgender girl...
The departing state superintendent of public education in Arizona spent his last day on the job threatening sanctions against a school district for citing Rage Against The Machine in the district's curriculum on Mexican-American history. According to Rolling Stone, Republican...
Black Keys drummer Patrick Carney suffered a dislocated shoulder on Saturday (January 3rd) while swimming on the Caribbean island of St. Barts. According to TMZ, Carney was slammed into the ocean floor by a giant wave, then rushed to the ER and administered anesthesia so doctors...
Rob Zombie guitarist John 5 has just launched his own signature brand of soda, teaming up with Rocket Fizz to help create a new limeade. The guitarist even appears in a short clip trying out the soda with Rocket Fizz co-founder Rob Powells. The company is known for collaborating...
Pearl Jam's Eddie Vedder hung out with President Barack Obama and his daughters Sasha and Malia on Saturday (January 4th), during the last day of the Chief Executive's two-week vacation in Hawaii. The Obamas visited the Vedder family at the latter's part-time home in Kailua,...
Kid Rock has written a piece for The Guardian in which he airs some of his views on politics, social issues and even the fact that he is going to become a grandfather shortly at the age of 43. Rock wrote, "I don’t FaceTweet or whatever people do. I understand that I’m the old...
U2 singer Bono revealed in a lengthy blog post at the band's website that he may never play guitar again as a result of his horrific bike accident in New York's Central Park this past November. In a section of his "A to Z of 2014" post, which recapped the year for Bono, his band...