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Tag Archives: Bruce Springsteen

Dave Grohl joins Prophets of Rage onstage for some covers

Posted by on August 25, 2016

Since we got word about Prophets of Rage forming, they haven’t calmed down for a split second and continue their work to make America rage again. That sounds like a very difficult task, so the band decided to ask for some help from friends they made throughout their careers and decided to bring out Foo Fighters’ […]

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Against Me! vocalist not psyched Jay Weinberg may be in Slipknot

Posted by on September 18, 2014

It hasn’t been completely confirmed yet that Jay Weinberg is the new drummer of Slipknot. However, beyond a handful of metal sites (like, y’know, ours), the Toronto Sun has become the first mainstream publication to suggest that he might be Joey Jordison’s replacement in the band. And now Against Me! frontwoman Laura Jane Grace has […]

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From the creator of ‘Bass Dogs,’ get ready for ‘Slug Solos’

Posted by on July 30, 2014

Last year, the internet was very amused by Bass Dogs, a Tumblr account that noted that “people who play bass with their fingers look like they’re tickling hairy dogs.” Hilarity ensued. Now the same person that created that is back again, this time with Slug Solos. This time, he notes that “some guitarists’ solo faces look like […]

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Might as well watch Bruce Springsteen cover ‘Jump’

Posted by on April 7, 2014

The older Bruce Springsteen gets, the more fun he seems to be having. And while his catalog speaks for itself, he’s been peppering in plenty of covers from his contemporaries recently. You’ve already seen him take on “Highway to Hell” with AC/DC’s Brian Johnson while playing Australia, and he’s also covered fellow Australians INXS recently […]

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Metal appears on lists of NYC albums, successful bands by state

Posted by on February 20, 2014

If you’re reading this, you like metal, and you’re probably proud of your home state. But you’re probably wondering who the most successful artist is in your state. A Reddit user was, and cross-referenced the RIAA’s list of the top 250 top-selling musicians nationwide with a map of the United States, and was able to […]

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Bruce Springsteen covers AC/DC in Australia

Posted by on February 8, 2014

Bruce Springsteen & the ACDC Street Band? That’s one way of putting it. Earlier tonight in Perth, Australia, the Boss paid tribute to the continent’s most popular export by covering the AC/DC classic “Highway To Hell.” Perth was AC/DC vocalist Bon Scott’s hometown, so the band’s take on the song was a nice way to […]

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U.S. Album Sales Honeymoon Is Over

Posted by on July 6, 2012

So now that 2012 is more than half over, the folks at Billboard have crunched some numbers for record sales for the first half of the year. And while last year at this time showed album sales increasing for the first time since 2004, it’s back to business as usual this year. Album sales for the […]

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Breaking News: Hockey Players Have Shitty Taste In Music

Posted by on June 14, 2012

Well, another season of hockey is in the books, with the L.A. Kings hoisting the Stanley Cup for the first time. And while the sport is nearly as popular as reruns of Spongebob Squarepants, some people want to know the important questions, like what music the two teams that battled it out for Lord Stanley […]

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Video: Members Of Black Sabbath, Disturbed And Rage Against The Machine Play “Mob Rules” At Dimebash

Posted by on December 19, 2011

Last week, some of metal’s elite came together for Dimebash, an event held in honor of the late Dimebag Darrell. The night was filled with many special moments, including Dimebag’s former Pantera band mate Rex Brown playing a handful of songs. Another highlight from the show came from Black Sabbath/Heaven & Hell members Geezer Butler […]

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How The Battle For Copyright Law Might Affect Metal

Posted by on September 8, 2011

As you may know, record labels and musicians are preparing to battle it out over copyright laws concerning ownership over albums. This all pertains to a U.S. copyright law that was amended in 1976, giving artists the right to regain rights to their work after 35 years. Thus, the first batch of albums created after […]

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