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Happy Birthday, James Hetfield!

James Hetfield, the iconic lead singer and songwriter for the band Metallica, celebrates his 57th birthday today, August 3. Happy Birthday, James! Metallica is releasing the album S&M2 on August 28. You can check out an unboxing video of the disc’s unboxing on the YouTube channel.

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Special Guests on Stones DVD

Eric Clapton, Axl Rose and Izzy Stradlin, and John Lee Hooker will all be featured as guests on a new DVD concert film from The Rolling Stones. In December 1989, while promoting their 21st American LP, Steel Wheels, the Stones recorded a show that featured all the aforementioned rockers, and now that concert will be released on…

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GNR Reschedules 2020 dates for 2021

Having postponed their 2020 summer tour, Guns N Roses are set to hit the road in 2021. The band revealed their 2021 summer dates for the postponed shows today, giving fans hope to see GNR live again one day soon. Unfortunately for us in the Ohio Valley, we’ll have to travel to see the rockers…

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Ozzy Documentary Coming in September

Celebrate Labor Day with Ozzy this year! There’s a new documentary about the former Black Sabbath frontman titled Biography: The Nine Lives of Ozzy Osbourne premiering on A&E September 7. Interviews abound, with clips from the Osbourne family, Marilyn Manson, Rob Zombie, Jonathan Davis of Korn, Post Malone, Rick Rubin, and Ice-T.

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New Robert Plant Boxed Set

Robert Plant is releasing a new box set this October, and he’s found some unheard tracks to add to the collection. Named, Digging Deep, the album will include the songs “Nothing Takes the Place of You,” “Charlie Patton Highway,” and “Too Much Alike.” The box set has a limited run and will be released on Oct.…

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Back in Black Turns 40

AC/DC’s Back in Black,  the band’s seminal album, and first featuring Brian Johnson on vocals after Bon Scott’s untimely death, turns 40 years old on July 25. To date, the album has sold an estimated 50 million copies worldwide! And its no wonder why with hits like “You Shook Me All Night Long,” “Hells Bells,” “Rock…

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Motorhead Anniversary Box Set

Motorhead’s “Ace of Spades” is getting special treatment this year for its 40th Anniversary. First, the single will be released on August 29th on the first of three Record Store Day Drops as a special “spade” shaped single, and then two months later, the entire album is being re-released as a box set. The half-speed…

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Lost Stones/Page Song Released

A new remastered and expanded edition of the Rolling Stones’ Goats Head Soup album will debut in September, and along with clearer sound and a new mix, the band is adding bonus tracks so that you’ll buy the record again. One of these bonus tracks is a never-heard collaboration with Led Zeppelin guitarist Jimmy Page. The…

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New Metallica Concert Footage

If you need a Metallica fix, the band has added their full concert – Metallica: Live in Berlin, Germany to their YouTube channel. The concert is professionally shot and edited and features them playing the entire Master of Puppets album, as well as a few others classics bookending the album’s performance. You can check out the…

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New Book Details “Rust in Peace”

Megadeth’s “Rust in Peace” album endures as one of the great early 90s metal albums, and its legacy will be chronicled in a new book co-written by lead singer Dave Mustaine. Titled Rust in Peace: The Inside Story of the Megadeth Masterpiece, the book will feature anecdotes about the creation of songs like “Holy Wars…..the Punishment…