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I'm Listening: Disturbed on Fighting the Demon of Depression and Addiction

“By a show of hands, how many of you have dealt with the demons of addiction or depression or know of someone who has?” David Draiman asks the full arena. The lights raise to show a sea of arms stretch upward, powerfully proving how widespread the war is that the band sings about in "A Reason To...
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I'm Listening: Korn Offers Tips on Dealing With Depression

Jonathan Davis has been tested. The frontman for Korn has handled his own struggles with mental health, helped fans around the world as an advocate, and last year was faced with the death of his estranged wife, after years of battling addiction and mental illness. It’s been a tough trip, but Davis...
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David Hasselhoff's New LP Features MINISTRY, Todd Rundgren and 80s Alt Covers

There’s a new David Hasselhoff album coming out and we don’t know where to start. First, for those who may have forgotten, Hasselhoff made a name for himself in the 80s on Knight Rider and then a bigger name for himself in the 90s on Baywatch . But he also has a music career and is actually pretty...
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Metallica Donates $279,000 to Romanian Children's Hospital

Metallica rocked Romania this week, and also left the European nation with a special gift. The heavy metal legends have donated $279,000 to help build the first pediatric oncology and radiotherapy hospital in the country. The money will go to Daruieste Viata (The Give Life Association). “The...
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This Pokémon Looks Like Gene Simmons of Kiss, and He's Not Impressed

A new Pokémon has been discovered, and he looks just like Gene Simmons . Obstagoon is the latest character to be revealed for the franchise, and he appears to be inspired by the Kiss frontman. Just like the God Of Thunder, Obstagoon has black and white marking across his face. Obstagoon also has...
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Who Is the Most Important Member of Any Band?

There's a running joke that the bass guitar is the lamest, least important instrument in the band. But according to a new study published by the National Academy of Sciences , our brains can find a song's rhythm more accurately by listening to the low tones played on the bass. That means that...
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Metallica's 'S&M2' Concert Coming to Theaters for One Night Only

Metallica is again joining forces with the San Francisco Symphony Orchestra for a reprise of their famed 1999 performance . The celebration of album S&M ’s 20th anniversary sold out almost immediately, so the band is now offering a different way for fans around the world to experience the...
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Miley Cyrus and Santana the Latest to Drop out of Woodstock 50

Miley Cyrus , Santana , The Lumineers , and The Raconteurs are the latest to remove themselves from Woodstock 50. The beleaguered festival finally found a home last week , moving on from s everal rejected locations in Upstate New York . The anniversary event is now scheduled to take place at the...
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'Bohemian Rhapsody' by Queen Is the First Video Released Before 1990 to Do This

Years before there was MTV, there was “Bohemian Rhapsody.” The classic video from Queen has been a hit with every generation since, and it has the views to prove it. The 1975 clip featuring a performance from the band and kaleidoscope shots of the four singing, has now hit over 1 billion views on...
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Woodstock 50 Loses Another Location, Possibly the Final Nail for the Festival

Woodstock 50 is filled with peace and love, but they can’t find anyone to understand them. The wayward festival has once again lost out on a location, as the planning board of Vernon, NY has denied the application to hold the three day concert at Vernon Downs in August. Vernon is the latest to shut...
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