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Heart's Ann Wilson says biopic about her band is in the works, to be written and directed by Carrie Brownstein

Wilson reports that the film currently is being written by her fellow Seattle native Carrie Brownstein, of the indie-rock band Sleater-Kinney and the IFC comedy series Portlandia, who also will direct the project.
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Foo Fighters launching signature taco with L.A. restaurant

Proceeds raised from sales of the Foo Fighters taco will benefit the charity organization No Us Without You, which supports undocumented hospitality workers.
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Wolfgang Van Halen's Mammoth WVH schedules first live show

Wolfgang Van Halen has announced his first live show with his solo project, Mammoth WVH. The group will play the 2021 Aftershock festival scheduled for October 7-10 in Sacramento, California.
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Bono and Sting featured in 'People' magazine's 2020 'Sexiest Men' issue

The two singers were part of the issue’s “Sexy at Every Age” list, which names one man each for ages 30 through 69. Bono is the pick for the 60-year-old, while Sting, who is 69, rounds out the tally.
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Pantera teams up with Texas brewery for signature beer

Pantera has teamed up with the Dallas-based Texas Ale Project craft brewery to create a signature beer. Dubbed Pantera Golden Ale, the 5.4% ABV beverage will be available beginning March 2021.
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Tool signs literal kitchen sink to raise money for Ronnie James Dio's cancer fund

Maynard James Keenan and company have signed a literal, stainless steel kitchen sink for a charity auction benefiting the Ronnie James Dio Stand Up and Shout Cancer Fund.
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Metallica's Lars Ulrich doesn't care you think he's a bad drummer: 'I've got nothing left to prove'

Metallica may be one of the most loved and famous rock bands in the world, but if you ask some people, it’s not because of Lars Ulrich’s drumming skills.
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Nothing's shocking: Perry Farrell had his voice box removed during surgery

Perry Farrell went through quite the ordeal when he recently underwent neck surgery. As the Jane’s Addiction frontman tells Classic Rock magazine, the operation involved temporarily removing his voice box.
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Evanescence announces livestream concert

The online event, which will be filmed from Rock Falcon Studio in Nashville, will feature the first live performances of songs from the upcoming Evanescence album The Bitter Truth, plus renditions of “fan favorites and a few can’t miss surprises.”
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Joan Jett, Billy Idol featured on upcoming Miley Cyrus album, 'Plastic Hearts'

Miley recently released a collab track with Stevie Nicks called “Edge of Midnight,” and the superstar has now revealed her upcoming studio album, ‘Plastic Hearts,’ will feature guest appearances by two other rock legends – Joan Jett and Billy Idol.
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