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This Week in Classic Rock: Sharon Osbourne and Gene Simmons Buddy Up, Robert Plant Gets Spirit Award, Duff McKagan Rocks Out

This week brought old enemies making up (Sharon Osbourne and Gene Simmons), plus news on Robert Plant of Led Zeppelin and Duff McKagan from Guns N’ Roses.
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Posted 27 Jun 2011 | Alternative, Metal, Music, Rock | 0 Comments

RED, P.O.D., Papa Roach, Puddle of Mudd, Buckcherry on 2011 Rock Allegiance Tour

Summer just began, but it’s not too premature to start thinking about fall tours. One trek that packs a lot of bang is the 2011 Rock Allegiance Tour, featuring Papa Roach, Buckcherry, P.O.D., RED, Puddle of Mudd, Crossfade and Drive A. The tour sets of Aug. 24 in Grand Prairie, Texas, and continues through Sept. 25 in Sacramento, Calif. More dates are expected to drop, as well.
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Posted 26 Jun 2011 | Alternative, Metal, Music, Rock, Rock News | 0 Comments

Interview: Paper Tongues Guitarist Says Music Is a ‘Cry for Hope for the Masses’

Devin Forbes, guitarist for alternative rock band Paper Tongues, talks about the band’s chance meeting with American Idol’s Randy Jackson that changed their lives, plus Paper Tongue’s mission. “We consider ourselves a band that’s trying to make a difference in a very hopeful way,” he says.
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Posted 24 Jun 2011 | Alternative, Features, Interviews, Music | 0 Comments

Rage Against the Machine’s Tom Morello Performs Baseball Theme Song [VIDEO]

Rage Against the Machine guitarist, Nightwatchman frontman and apparent Cubs fan took to his six-string to perform a dedicated cover version of ESPN’s, “Baseball Tonight,” theme song. Morello can even make a baseball song rock hard. Watch the video, here!
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Posted 17 Jun 2011 | Alternative, Music, Rock, Rock News, Videos | 0 Comments

Switchfoot Announce New Album, Track Listing

Switchfoot mean business with their upcoming, eighth studio record. For one, they hit up famed producer Neal Avron (Linkin Park, Weezer) to record it in their San Diego, Calif., home studio. Two, they spent months prepping for the release, taking care to make the perfect alternative pop / rock, both epic and sincere.
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U2 Charity Work: Five U2 Charities and How to Get Involved

Even as U2 is all-consumed by their current 360º Tour — the highest grossing tour of all time, according to Billboard, at over 7 million fans strong — they still make time to give to the greater good.
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Posted 12 Jun 2011 | Alternative, Music, Rock, Rock News | 0 Comments

Photo Gallery: Avenged Sevenfold, Disturbed, A Perfect Circle, Puddle of Mudd at Rock on the Range 2011

Rock on the Range 2011 broke all records for the festival, pulling in over 70,000 hard rock and metal fans over one weekend in Columbus, Ohio. Check out photos of A Perfect Circle, Art of Dying, Puddle of Mudd and more!
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Posted 11 Jun 2011 | Alternative, Metal, Music, Photos, Rock | 0 Comments
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