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Former Alice in Chains bass player dead at 44

Rock news: Former Alice in Chains bass player Mike Starr was found dead in a Salt Lake City home on Tuesday, the Salt Lake City Police Department has reported. He was 44 years old.
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Posted 09 Mar 2011 | Alternative, Music, Rock, Rock News | 0 Comments

Shinedown Guitarist Talks New Album, Embarks On Solo Tour

Shinedown lead guitarist Zach Myers is used to playing arenas packed with 10,000-plus screaming hard rock fans. But for the month of March, Myers is turning down the volume and embarking on an acoustic tour with fellow singer-songwriter and longtime buddy Chris Allen (Ingramhill).
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Posted 05 Mar 2011 | Alternative, Music, Rock, Rock News | 0 Comments

Red Hot: Red Hot Chili Peppers Album Update

The past few years have brought a lot of firsts for alternative rock band The Red Hot Chili Peppers, from bass player Flea studying music theory at USC, to singer Anthony Kiedis having a baby, to drummer Chad Smith recording and touring with Sammy Hagar’s Chickenfoot, to guitarist John Frusciante leaving the band in 2008 and Josh Klinghoffer taking his place. But now, the guys are gearing up for what they collectively do best: make new albums with The Peppers.
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Posted 02 Mar 2011 | Alternative, First Listen, Music, Rock, Rock News | 0 Comments

Festival News: Stone Sour, Skillet, Seether Booked For Welcome To Rockville

Stone Sour, Skillet, Seether, Cold and more rock bands have been confirmed for the first-ever Welcome To Rockville Festival, which takes place at the Metropolitan Park in Jacksonville, Fla., on Sunday, May 8.
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Posted 28 Feb 2011 | Metal, Music, Rock, Rock News | 0 Comments

Trent Reznor Wins An Oscar

Nine Inch Nails frontman Trent Rezbor and co-composer Atticus Ross scored the Academy Award for Best Original Score for, “The Social Network,” at the 2011 Oscars.
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Posted 28 Feb 2011 | Alternative, Music, Rock, Rock News | 0 Comments

[MUSIC VIDEO]: Against Me! ‘Spanish Moss’

Punk rock band Against Me! just released a video for the track, “Spanish Moss,” from their 2010 album, White Crosses, which will be their fifth and last album with Sire Records. Even though the guys are parting ways with their label, they plan to release their next album, Total Clarity, on May 24.
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[WATCH] Stone Sour Rock ‘Hesitate’ On Jimmy Kimmel Live

Corey Taylor and the guys of Slipknot have been on the road since, “Audio Secrecy,” dropped in September of last year, but they took some time to stop by, “Jimmy Kimmel Live!,” to play, “Hesitate.”
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Posted 24 Feb 2011 | Metal, Music, Rock, Rock News | 1 Comment
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