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David Bowie considered Lou Reed’s Metallica collaboration ‘Lulu’ as one of his greatest

Posted by on August 9, 2017

LCD Soundsystem’s James Murphy was a guest on last night’s streaming radio show The Best Show. Murphy spoke with host Tom Scharpling for three full hours and topics varied within that long timespan. Murphy discussed subjects ranging from his career, T-shirt designs, Oreo cookies to David Bowie and Metallica. During the conversation, Murphy reflected on the […]

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Listen to Motörhead’s cover of David Bowie’s “Heroes”

Posted by on August 3, 2017

During the course of Motörhead’s career, the band enjoyed grabbing one of their favorite songs by another artist and giving it a twist of their own, which they liked to call it, “Motörheading.” Surviving members have compiled a compilation entitled Under Cöver and it consists of 11 “Motörized” songs from artists such as Judas Priest, […]

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Brooklyn art-rockers Not Blood Paint talk musical, artistic influences

Posted by on August 15, 2016

Theatrical art rockers Not Blood Paint have been making a name for themselves since 2008, when they formed in Brooklyn. Combining elements of metal, glam, art rock, and funk for a live show that has to be seen to be believed, the band will be playing Brooklyn’s Rough Trade Records tomorrow (16) in support of […]

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Gene Simmons calls Prince’s death “pathetic,” saying he killed himself with drugs

Posted by on May 10, 2016

The music world is still coming to grips with the death of Prince. His influence touched anyone that was alive in the ’80s, and while his official cause of death hasn’t been released yet, there have been reports in the media that he might have struggled with addiction to painkillers. KISS bassist Gene Simmons, however, […]

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Rob Zombie speaks about Slipknot, Prince, says touring with Slayer wasn’t a ‘good match’

Posted by on May 2, 2016

When you think about someone who has been in the music industry for a while, you should think of Rob Zombie, as he’s been in the business for nearly 30 years. Therefore, it’s interesting to ask him about the state of rock and metal to get a perspective from someone who has been involved in […]

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Eric Church pays tribute to Lemmy, Scott Weiland at ACM Awards

Posted by on April 4, 2016

Since the last few months of 2015, we have been reporting on unfortunate demise of too many artists in our world. We’ve suffered the loss of Motorhead’s Lemmy Kilmister, former Stone Temple Pilots frontman Scott Weiland, and many others. Those left behind have done all sorts of tributes to the late musicians and those tributes transcend […]

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David Bowie also turned down Dave Grohl

Posted by on February 18, 2016

Other than his amazing epitaph Blackstar and 2013’s The Next Day, David Bowie didn’t really do too much musically in the latter years of his life. While he appeared on Arcade Fire’s Reflector in 2013, we’d heard more about him saying no to artists. Coldplay’s Chris Martin said that Bowie turned down a song he’d sent him to sing on, […]

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Clock tower in Norway will play David Bowie and Motörhead for 5 months

Posted by on January 18, 2016

If there was a country with a clock tower with actual musical interludes from Kraftwerk, Nine Inch Nails, and John Lennon, of course it would be Norway. The clock tower at Oslo’s city hall has been playing music for a long time but with the recent passing of Motörhead’s Lemmy Kilmister and David Bowie, the city hall decided […]

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This Bowie/Lemmy mashup is what the world needs now

Posted by on January 15, 2016

The gut punch of losing two musical icons just two weeks apart is something that everyone’s still coming to grips with. While Motörhead’s Lemmy was certainly more in the metal world than David Bowie, both artists influenced countless current acts, and their contributions to popular music can’t be understated. YouTuber Andy Rehfeldt, who we’ve written […]

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Huntress’ Jill Janus falls victim to hackers, annoys Bowie fans

Posted by on January 14, 2016

It seems like every time Huntress frontwoman, Jill Janus, makes the headlines on the news, it’s for something bizarre happening. Janus has been victim of internet trolls for quite some, even stating them as a reasons she “quit” the band a few months ago (rejoining them a few hours after). This time around, she took […]

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