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Ozzy Osbourne Undergoes Surgery, Ozzfiesta Cancelled
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POSTED: 03/27/2015 - 10:15 am

Metallica Headlining Lollapalooza, Are Only Metal Band on the Bill
Announcement fuels speculation regarding Metallica's financial troubles.

POSTED: 03/27/2015 - 10:05 am

Ringo Starr Wishes the Beatles Had Reunited
Drummer wanted classic band to reform.

POSTED: 03/27/2015 - 09:30 am

Gene Simmons Slams Rolling Stones for Using Backing Tapes After Admitting He Uses Them
KISS bassist finds practice "dishonest."

POSTED: 03/27/2015 - 09:23 am

System of a Down's Shavo Odadjian Directs Launch Trailer For 'Mortal Kombat X' Video Game
The TV spot premiere will include the System of a Down song "Chop Suey!" as its main theme.

POSTED: 03/27/2015 - 06:24 am

Bruce Dickinson in First Post-Cancer Pics
Recovering Maiden frontman seen with moustache as he shoots promo for aviation film.

POSTED: 03/27/2015 - 05:39 am

Dave Grohl Sends VIP Tickets for Foo Fighters Gig to Dying Fan
The frontman also sent a photo to cancer-stricken Ken Powell.

POSTED: 03/27/2015 - 05:32 am

Jimi Hendrix's $370 Guitar Now Being Sold for $750,000
It's the 1964 Fender Stratocaster Jimi gave to his brother Leon.

POSTED: 03/26/2015 - 06:44 pm

Introducing JamStik+ SmartGuitar: The Possible Future of Guitars
Instrument was branded "a new revolutionary tool for musicians."

POSTED: 03/26/2015 - 06:19 pm

Today in Killer Musicians: Tosin Abasi Offers Ripping Playthrough of AAL's 'The Woven Web'
See the man in action on his Ibanez TAM10, get excited about guitar.

POSTED: 03/26/2015 - 02:47 pm

Slash's Feud With Axl Rose Was Caused By Michael Jackson Collaboration, GN'R Manager Claims
"I told him not to do it because Axl was molested by his father when he was two."

POSTED: 03/26/2015 - 01:58 pm

Immortal Call It Quits
Black metal icons are no more, frontman Abbath continues solo work.

POSTED: 03/26/2015 - 01:41 pm

UK YouTube Displaying Cinema-Style Age-Ratings to Music Videos
Major labels sign up to new pilot scheme.

POSTED: 03/26/2015 - 09:43 am

Tom DeLonge Releasing 2 Angels and Airwaves Albums, 2 Solo Albums and 3 Novels
Singer elaborates on this year's album releases.

POSTED: 03/26/2015 - 09:32 am

Billy Corgan Unsure of Smashing Pumpkins Future After This Year
Corgan describes the band's future as "murky."

POSTED: 03/26/2015 - 09:23 am

Devin Townsend Is Writing a Symphony
Multi-instrumentalist also talks Canadian heritage.

POSTED: 03/26/2015 - 09:04 am

Scott Stapp Out of Rehab
Mark Tremonti hopes singer Scott stays sober after dramatic breakdown.

POSTED: 03/26/2015 - 05:52 am

W.A.S.P. to Release 'Golgotha' Album in 2015
Blackie Lawless and co sign with Napalm Records for August release of new record.

POSTED: 03/26/2015 - 05:34 am

Former Death Bassist Scott Clendenin Dies at 47
No cause of death revealed.

POSTED: 03/26/2015 - 05:06 am

Nirvana's Krist Novoselic Confirmed to Feature on Next Modest Mouse Album
Frontman Isaac Brock says they will release another new album called "Whatever" in 2016.

POSTED: 03/26/2015 - 04:44 am

Lawsuit Determining the Validity of 'Happy Birthday to You' Copyright Has Reached Court
In case you didn't know, the tune is copyrighted and unauthorized public performances are technically illegal.

POSTED: 03/25/2015 - 04:00 pm

Radiohead's 'OK Computer' Will Be Immortalized in the Library of Congress
As well as The Doors' debut and 23 more recordings of great cultural significance.

POSTED: 03/25/2015 - 03:02 pm

Lars Ulrich Was 'Very Professional' and 'Friendly' During Filming of 'Radio Dreams' Movie
"Everyone on the set were very excited to work with Lars" film's producer notes.

POSTED: 03/25/2015 - 08:54 am

Otep Dispute Claims That Sexual Assault Allegations Were Related to Blackmail Campaign
Singer refutes allegations on Twitter.

POSTED: 03/25/2015 - 07:54 am

Bon Scott Found Touring With AC/DC 'Boring'
Y&T frontman suggests that AC/DC wouldn't let Scott party on the road.

POSTED: 03/25/2015 - 07:34 am

Shavo Odadjian: System of a Down 'Have Written New Songs'
"We're getting back to the bullsh-t of being together" bassist states.

POSTED: 03/25/2015 - 07:24 am

Scott Weiland Apologizes for 'Let's Suck a D-ck' Outburst
Singer admits to being "a total a-shole" at meet-and-greet.

POSTED: 03/25/2015 - 07:17 am

Godspeed You! Black Emperor Stream New Album
The four-track record follows 2012's "Allelujah! Don't Bend! Ascend!"

POSTED: 03/25/2015 - 06:05 am

Muse Say New Album 'Drones' Is 'A Modern Metaphor for What It Is to Lose Empathy'
Matt Bellamy talks upcoming album following new single "Dead Inside."

POSTED: 03/25/2015 - 05:34 am

Satriani, Govan, Abasi, Keneally Joining Forces for G4 Experience, Guarantee 'A Real Musical Experiance'
Event to take place this summer in California, check out the latest promo videos inside.

POSTED: 03/24/2015 - 06:40 pm

This Is the Most Valuable Guitar in the World: Gibson Presents $2 Million Diamond SG
Title confirmed by Guinness Records, shiny thing features 400 diamonds embedded in 1.6 kilos of 18 K gold.

POSTED: 03/24/2015 - 05:40 pm

Bruce Dickinson Is Defeating Cancer, Latest Update Confirms
Maiden singer already busy as a bee, cancer prognosis "extremely optimistic for a full recovery."

POSTED: 03/24/2015 - 02:46 pm

Ian Gillan Went to Pub During Ritchie Blackmore Guitar Solos
Deep Purple singer recalls quick drinking sessions while bandmate indulged in "personal orgy."

POSTED: 03/24/2015 - 09:14 am

Twisted Sister Confirm AJ Pero's Cause of Death Was 'Massive Heart Attack'
Snider says band will keep playing as Pero's family will benefit financially.

POSTED: 03/24/2015 - 07:42 am

Otep Drop Off Tour After Alleging Sexual Harassment From Opening Band
Terror Universal frontman accused of violent molestation.

POSTED: 03/24/2015 - 07:35 am

David Ellefson Explains How Megadeth Divide Publishing Royalties
"We just try to find something that's fair for everybody" Ellefson states.

POSTED: 03/24/2015 - 07:22 am

David Crosby Hits Jogger With Car
Drugs and alcohol were not a factor in accident according to police.

POSTED: 03/24/2015 - 07:11 am

Steven Wilson Announces Shows at London's Royal Albert Hall
Wilson will play two nights at iconic London venue in September with "very special guests."

POSTED: 03/24/2015 - 06:06 am

Gary Holt Says He Took Exodus in a 'More Violent Direction' Following Kirk Hammett's Departure
Exodus guitarist talks band's evolution.

POSTED: 03/24/2015 - 05:47 am

At This Moment, Prince Has Enough Unreleased Music to Put Out an Album a Year Until Sometime in 22nd Century
Here's the latest info about the legendary vault.

POSTED: 03/23/2015 - 09:06 pm

New Guitar Hero Game Reportedly Coming to PS4 and XBox One, Announcement Due Next Month
The popular video game coming to next gen gaming devices.

POSTED: 03/23/2015 - 06:43 pm

Science Explains Why Drum Machines Can Never Replace Real Drummers
It's about the small imperfections, of course.

POSTED: 03/23/2015 - 06:19 pm

Dave Mustaine: 'James Hetfield and I Were a Great Duo'
Mustaine recalls early Metallica guitar partnership.

POSTED: 03/23/2015 - 08:57 am

Faith No More Keyboardist on Korn, Limp Bizkit: 'People Who Make Bad Music Often Have Really Good Taste'
Roddy Bottum is apparently not a fan of his nu-metal disciples.

POSTED: 03/23/2015 - 08:49 am

Black Sabbath Calling It a Day? Band Announces 'Farewell' Performance
Beginning of the end for metal legends?

POSTED: 03/23/2015 - 08:41 am

100,000 People Sign Petition Against Kanye West Headlining Glastonbury
"Kanye West is an insult to music fans" according to petition.

POSTED: 03/23/2015 - 08:24 am

Slipknot's Mick Thomson Charged With Disorderly Conduct After Knife-Fight
Mick and brother Andrew are set to appear in court on March 30.

POSTED: 03/23/2015 - 08:11 am

Dave Lombardo on Whether Slayer's Violent Imagery Got Old After a While: 'Absolutely'
"There are other ways to gain attention through music - by musicianship" drummer says.

POSTED: 03/23/2015 - 07:03 am

Jimi Hendrix Memorial Park to Be Built in Home City of Seattle
The Jimi Hendrix Park will open in the autumn.

POSTED: 03/23/2015 - 06:25 am

Lamb of God's Chris Adler Might Be Drumming in Megadeth, Was Spotted With Dave Mustaine
At the Taco Bell, of course.

POSTED: 03/22/2015 - 03:49 pm