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Tag Archives: Robin Williams

Iron Maiden’s Bruce Dickinson did not know about Robin William’s song

Posted by on September 23, 2015

Remember when we told you about that Iron Maiden song written about Robin Williams? Apparently, the only one who knew what it was about, at the moment of recording it, was Steve Harris, according to frontman Bruce Dickinson. According to an interview with Corus Radio, Bruce Dickinson explains about the track “Tears of a Clown” […]

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Iron Maiden wrote song about Robin Williams on new album

Posted by on August 24, 2015

In less than two weeks, we’ll get two albums worth of music from Iron Maiden when The Book of Souls is released. Until then, we’ve got the best video game to never come out to look at. We also now know what one of the songs on the album is about. Entertainment Weekly reports that Bruce […]

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Henry Rollins backtracks on suicide article

Posted by on August 25, 2014

Hardcore music veteran and author Henry Rollins caused a bit of a stir with his August 21st LA Weekly column, Fuck Suicide, written in response to the suicide of actor Robin Williams. Williams hung himself on August 11, 2014. Regarding people who took their own lives, Rollins said: “When someone commits this act, he or she […]

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Nikki Sixx calls out Gene Simmons for ‘moronic’ addiction and depression comments

Posted by on August 15, 2014

In light of the recent death of Robin Williams, suicide, depression, and drug addiction have been popular topics of discussion. In a recent interview with Gene Simmons, conducted by SongFacts, the topic of drugs and depression came up and Gene handled them with the grace of a toddler in a bulldozer. When asked the question […]

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That time when Machine Head’s Robb Flynn met Robin Williams

Posted by on August 12, 2014

While we all continue to come to grips with the fact that we lost Robin Williams yesterday, more stories continue to come to light from those that were touched by him. We were reminded that just last year, Machine Head frontman Robb Flynn had a surreal moment when he met Robin Williams, thanks to baseball manager […]

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Metal tributes pour in for Robin Williams

Posted by on August 12, 2014

Yesterday the world was shocked to hear of Robin Williams’ sad passing, which is believed to be by suicide. Williams, who was 63, had a multifaceted career that spanned from stand-up to TV and film, where he won an Oscar for Good Will Hunting. While some celebrity deaths are, to a point, expected, Williams’ came as a […]

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Tony La Russa’s Metalhead Wife Gets Robb Flynn To Jam With Tony Orlando

Posted by on January 8, 2013

Those in the sports world probably know Tony La Russa, baseball player and now-retired manager of the St. Louis Cardinals, Oakland A’s and Chicago White Sox. La Russa retired three days after he led the Cardinals to the World Series in 2011. It turns out that his wife is a big Machine Head fan, enough […]

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