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Halestorm's Lzzy Hale declares presidential election battle between "good vs. evil"

Halestorm frontwoman Lzzy Hale has declared the upcoming U.S. presidential election between Democratic nominee Joe Biden and incumbent Donald Trump to be a battle between "good vs. evil." In a statement encouraging her fans to register to vote, Hale writes, "I'm not voting for blue over red. I'm...
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Rammstein announces 25th anniversary debut album reissue

Rammstein has announced a reissue of the band's 1995 debut album, Herzeleid, to celebrate its 25th anniversary. The title includes remastered audio and will be released on CD, digital and a two-LP vinyl set on December 4. Herzeleid , which is German for "Heartache," was originally released...
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Smith & Myers shares "bad guy" cover & new original song; 'Volume 2' album due out in October

If you ever wanted to hear Shinedown 's Brent Smith declare he's the "might seduce your dad type," your day has finally come. Smith and Shinedown guitarist Zach Myers have released a cover of Billie Eilish 's hit "bad guy" with their Smith & Myers side project, recreating the slinky single as...
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Dream Theater announces 'Distant Memories' live album

Dream Theater has announced a new live album, Distant Memories -- Live in London . The set was recorded during the prog-metallers' concert at London's Apollo Theatre this past February. It includes performances of songs from Dream Theater's latest album, 2019's Distance Over Time , as well the band...
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Forty Years Gone: Led Zeppelin drummer John Bonham died on this day in 1980

Today marks the 40th anniversary of the death of Led Zeppelin 's John "Bonzo" Bonham , widely considered one of the greatest rock 'n' roll drummers of all time. Bonham was just 32 years old when he died on September 25, 1980, after a night of heavy drinking. Rather than find a replacement drummer,...
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Pearl Jam's Mike McCready blasts Breonna Taylor charges as "egregious"

Pearl Jam guitarist Mike McCready has released a statement blasting the Kentucky grand jury's decision on the killing of Breonna Taylor . On March 13, Louisville police officers shot the 26-year-old Taylor at least six times in her home while executing a so-called "no-knock" warrant. None of the...
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Listen to two new Smashing Pumpkins songs, "Confessions of a Dopamine Addict" & "Wrath"

The Smashing Pumpkins have shared two more new songs from the band's upcoming double album, CYR . The latest cuts are titled "Confessions of a Dopamine Addict" and "Wrath," and both are available now for digital download. CYR , the second post-reunion Pumpkins album, is due out November 27. It...
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Sharon Osbourne reveals second granddaughter tests positive for COVID-19

Two days after Sharon Osbourne revealed on The Talk , that her and Ozzy Osbourne 's granddaughter Minnie has tested positive for COVID-19, she returned on Thursday with the news that one of her son Jack's other daughter, Andy , also has the virus. "I didn't want to say anything because it's not my...
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Mastodon hoping to offer an "outlet to cry on" with upcoming new album

Mastodon 's latest album, 2017's Emperor of Sand , was a concept record about dealing with cancer. According to guitarist Bill Kelliher , the band's next effort won't be any less heavy. As Kelliher tells ABC Audio, Mastodon's upcoming, in-the-works eighth album is driven primarily by "depression"...
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Taylor Momsen performs piano version of The Pretty Reckless' "House on a Hill"

The Pretty Reckless has shared a piano version of the band's song, "House on a Hill." Frontwoman Taylor Momsen performed the track for Grammy.com 's "Press Play" series. Video of her rendition, which is raising money for the Recording Academy's MusiCares charity foundation, is streaming now via...
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