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Red Hot Chili Peppers’ Flea Says Band Almost Broke Up

Red Hot Chili Peppers are ready to unleash their new album, I'm With You, on August 30, which would be their first since 2006's double-disc Stadium Arcadium. However, according to bassist Flea, the group was pretty close to throwing in the towel.

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U2 Plans Deluxe Reissues of ‘Achtung Baby’ and ‘Zooropa’

Believe it or not, it’s been 20 years since U2 released its landmark album ‘Achtung Baby’ — and the band is preparing to celebrate with a newly expanded version.

The band isn’t stopping its vault-purging there, either – Rolling Stone reports that there are also plans for a deluxe edition of U2′s ‘Achtung’ follow-up, ‘Zooropa,’ all part of a wider campaign that will see the songs repackaged in a number of formats.

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Sublime With Rome Premiere Music Video for “Panic”

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Sublime With Rome just released the official music video for their single "Panic", which is off their upcoming album, Yours Truly. The clip mixes concert footage with a couple roaming the streets of SoCal. You can watch it after the jump.

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Wee Man Pays Tribute To Ryan Dunn With Fresh Ink [VIDEO]

Jason ‘Wee Man’ Acuna honored the passing of his ‘Jackass’ costar Ryan Dunn this week by getting a tattoo of Dunn’s face on his left leg.

The tattoo shows Dunn smoking a cigarette, with the words “Random hero!” inked below.

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Police: Ryan Dunn Drunk, Driving Over 132 MPH At Time of Deadly Car Crash

Police said Wednesday that ‘Jackass’ star Ryan Dunn was drunk and driving upwards of 140 miles per hour at the time of his fatal car crash early Monday morning.

“The initial crash reconstruction investigation determined that Mr. Dunn’s vehicle was traveling between 132-140 miles per hour at the time of the collision,” West Goshen Police Chief Michael Carroll said in a statement Wednesday (via CNN).

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Preview New Sublime With Rome Album

Sublime With Rome are letting fans preview their upcoming album, Yours Truly, before its July 12 release. Sample the record after the jump and see if it lives up to the Sublime name.

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Deluxe Edition of Nirvana’s ‘Nevermind’ to Be Released This September

Nirvana's landmark album, Nevermind, will be reissued this fall to celebrate the 20th anniversary of its release. The "Super Deluxe" edition will be available on September 20.

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Buckcherry In Early Stages of Working on Sixth Studio Album

It was only last year that Buckcherry was rocking ‘All Night Long’ — but according to an interview the band recently conducted while in the UK for the 2011 Download Festival, they’re already at work on their next album.

“Things are coming along good, we’re having fun and we’ve got around five demos wrapped up but it’s still very early and we need to get everyone in a room and just jam,” said vocalist Josh Todd.

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5 Things To Do With A Kiddie Pool This Summer (That Aren’t For Kids)

I remember waking up one morning after a horrible storm with a giant kiddie pool wedged against my house.  After several days without anyone coming by to lay claim to this gift bestowed upon us I decided the only logical thing to do was make good use of my newly acquired souvenir and turn it into something useful

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Rise Against Stand Up to Bullying in “Make It Stop (September’s Children)” Video

Chicago punk-rockers Rise Against are never afraid to support causes they believe in, and that tradition continues with the release of their latest music video for "Make It Stop (September's Children)". The band partnered up with the It Gets Better Project, a non-profit group providing support to gay and lesbian teens, to relay their message of hope.

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WGRD’s Jackie’s Facebook Question of The Day

I took a time out at work last week and asked all of you, "What is the greatest pick up line you have ever heard or given?"  And let me say Grand Rapids, you guys have some crazy pick up lines... how well these working for you?

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Slipknot Play First Show Since Paul Gray’s Death

Slipknot performed for the very first time since the death of bassist Paul Gray a little over a year ago. The surviving eight members made their emotional return June 17 at Terravibe Park in Athens, Greece.

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