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Ted Nugent says him and Prince were ‘musical blood brothers’

Posted by on April 22, 2016

It’s been an ongoing joke for a few months to ask and report what Corey Taylor or Scott Ian think about any random subject, but there’s another one that also likes to pitch in on every topic, and that’s former rock star Ted Nugent. After the surprising news of music legend Prince’s passing yesterday, the […]

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Corey Taylor pays tribute to Prince by performing “Purple Rain”

Posted by on April 22, 2016

Everyone, including members of the metal community, has been mourning the sudden passing of Prince. His music may never have been considered “heavy”, but the legendary artist obviously left a big impact on many, including Corey Taylor. It just so happen that the Slipknot/Stone Sour frontman was playing a solo show in Minneapolis (Prince’s hometown) […]

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Metal community reacts to Prince’s passing

Posted by on April 21, 2016

2016 keeps doing its terrible duty of claiming the lives of iconic musicians like David Bowie or Lemmy (technically 2015) and today a big one has left us, as pop icon Prince has passed at the age of 57. We know Prince isn’t necessarily the embodiment of Satan or heavy music but no one can […]

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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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Axl Rose is the greatest vocalist of all time, travel website claims

Posted by on May 20, 2014

When we want to know who the best musician is, we go straight to travel website Concert Hotels. Well, we don’t actually, but that hasn’t stopped the site from ranking “The Vocal Ranges of the World’s Greatest Singers.” Somewhat surprisingly, Guns N’ Roses frontman Axl Rose comes out on top as the best vocalist of […]

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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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Prince Plays Ridiculously Stoner Rock-y Version Of “Let’s Go Crazy”

Posted by on April 2, 2013

You’ve already gotten a chance to hear “Screw Driver,” a song from Prince and his new all-female band 3rd Eye Girl. While that song indulged the Purple One’s AC/DC jones, the new band recently stretched out on a 2013 remake of one of his most popular songs. This rehearsal version of “Let’s Go Crazy,” originally […]

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Has Prince Been Listening To AC/DC?

Posted by on January 23, 2013

Prince released a new song, “Screw Driver” earlier today via his web site and it sure sounds like he’s been listening to a lot of AC/DC. The song, which was released today via the above lyric video, is a basic guitar-driven song, but we definitely get a “Who Made Who”/”Long Way To The Top (If You […]

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John 5 (Rob Zombie Guitarist): “The Grass Is Not Always Greener, And I’m Really Happy With What I’m Doing”

Posted by on April 25, 2012

Chances are John 5 is best known for his work with Rob Zombie. However, the collection of musicians the guitarist has performed and written music with reads as a “who’s who” list: everyone from Marilyn Manson to David Lee Roth, from Rob Halford to Lynyrd Skynard, and from Meatloaf to K.D. Lang. Yet despite keeping […]

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