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WANTED: Bass Player for Machine Head

Posted by on Mar 27, 2013 | 0 comments

WANTED: Bass Player for Machine Head

Now’s your chance.  Machine Head are holding public auditions to find a temporary bass player. The goal of Machine Head’s new experiment? Finding a stellar musician to perform with the band on this year’s Rockstar Energy Drink Mayhem Festival tour. In a shocking turn of events last month, Machine Head fired original bassist Adam Duce after over 20 years of holding down the low end for the...

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YEAH! Infinite ‘Yeahs’ by James Hetfield

Posted by on Mar 15, 2013 | 0 comments

YEAH! Infinite ‘Yeahs’ by James Hetfield

Metallica frontman James Hetfield sure loves to say, “Yeah!” Both beloved and playfully lampooned for his legendary use of the affirmative, James Hetfield and his “Yeah’s” have been immortalized by a diligent audio technician, who has compiled every single “Yeah!” from Hetfield’s recorded history into a hilarious three-minute-and-sixteen-second montage. Check out the James Hetfield ‘Yeah!’...

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Meet N Greet with Alice Cooper/Marilyn Manson

Posted by on Mar 9, 2013 |

Meet N Greet with Alice Cooper/Marilyn Manson

Believe it….or not! Marilyn Manson has officially confirmed that he will be touring this summer with the original shock rocker Alice Cooper. The ‘Masters of Madness: Shock Therapy Tour 2013′ will hit Salt Lake City, Utah, on June 4, St. Charles, Mo., on June 25 and Rockford, Ill., on June 28. So far, venues for the three stops have not been revealed. In addition to those three dates,...

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Okay Then…Nine Inch Nails and Carley Rae Jepsen?

Posted by on Mar 5, 2013 | 0 comments

Okay Then…Nine Inch Nails and Carley Rae Jepsen?

Just like Forrest Gump’s box of chocolates, the craze of music mashups tells us you never know what you’re going to get. Sometimes tracks you could never imagine sync up in perfect absurd harmony, and that’s the case with a new mashup from an artist going by the name PomDeter. The mixmaster has decided to take the Nine Inch Nails classic ‘Head Like a Hole’ and put it together with the recent...

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Remembering Mike Starr–Alice In Chains

Posted by on Mar 5, 2013 | 0 comments

Remembering Mike Starr–Alice In Chains

Leading up to the second anniversary of late Alice in Chains bassist Mike Starr‘s death, friends and family in the Seattle area are banding together to stage a memorial show to celebrate his life and legacy. Starr’s sister Melinda, along with several fans and friends, spearheaded the effort to put together a show where everyone can celebrate the bassist’s work through never-before-seen pictures,...

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