rock

Why Trent Reznor Changed His Mind About the Rock Hall of Fame

“I honestly couldn’t give less of a s***.” That was Trent Reznor in an interview last year about not being nominated for the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame. Nine Inch Nails was nominated in 2016, didn’t get in, and then left off the ballot in 2017 and 2018. But Reznor went to this year’s induction...
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Billie Joe Armstrong Sends Love to Son's Band After Serious Tour Van Crash

Billie Joe Armstrong is reacting to news that members of his son’s band were involved in a serious accident. Max Becker , guitarist/vocalist of Bay Area punk band SWMRS , and two touring musicians were injured when their van crashed in Wyoming on Tuesday. The band said the driver lost control after...
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Kurt Cobain's 'MTV Unplugged' Sweater Sets Record at Auction

The iconic sweater worn by Kurt Cobain during Nirvana ’s MTV Unplugged performance sold for $334,000 at auction – a record. Julian’s Auctions says the price exceeded expectations and became the most expensive sweater ever sold at an auction. The olive sweater is a Manhattan-brand cardigan, size...
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Flea Ties the Knot: Red Hot Chili Peppers Bassist Marries Designer Melody Ehsani

Flea has some extra punch in his groove now that he’s made it official with the love of his life. The Red Hot Chili Peppers bassist is a married man, and his new status clearly suits him. The 57-year-old wed designer Melody Ehsani in Los Angeles over the weekend, and the couple looked as content as...
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7 Nirvana Deep Cuts You Have to Hear

When you listen to Nirvana in 2019, they still pull you in - they still sound different than almost everyone one else regardless of context, and they still sound urgent and relevant. The music is heavier, angrier, and more punk than even most of what was happening in their own Seattle scene in the...
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Not Creepy: Rock Legends Get Spiders Named After Them

If Rick Allen , Bruce Dickinson and Klaus Meine ever formed a supergroup, they could call themselves The Spiders. A Brazilian biologist who likes to rock has discovered four new spider species and named them after the Def Leppard drummer, Iron Maiden singer and Scorpions singer. Christina Rheims...
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Eddie Vedder Peforms With The Who in Front of Wife and Daughter

If The Who are in Seattle, you can count on Eddie Vedder being close by. One of the band’s biggest fans and friends joined them on-stage during their performance at T-Mobile Park. The Pearl Jam frontman, sporting a Union Jack blazer, joined Roger Daltrey , Pete Townshend and company towards the end...
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Pat Benatar, Doobie Brothers, Soundgarden Take Early Lead in Rock Hall Fan Voting

If music lovers have anything to say about it, Pat Benatar , The Doobie Brothers and Soundgarden can start making plans to be in Cleveland next year. The three artists have jumped out to an early lead in the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame Fan Vote. With more than a million ballots already cast,...
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Marilyn Manson Is Coming for You in Creepy New 'God's Gonna Cut You Down’

“God’s Gonna Cut You Down” is already an ominous song, made exponentially creepier by the expert, Marilyn Manson . Manson has shared his version of the folk song, made popular by Johnny Cash for his American V: A Hundred Highways album in 2006. The Manson take doesn’t stray far from that idea, but...
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On Tour: The Black Keys Bring the Basement Back to the Arena

You won’t find fireworks at a Black Keys show. There are no pyro cannons or confetti storms, no wristbands that blink in time to the beat. They don’t come to a satellite stage and slap high-fives, or venture into the crowd as security surrounds the scene. There’s no surprise guests, no surprises at...
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