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Megadeth In Concert - St Paul, MN
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Nick Menza Releasing Drumkit Video From His Megadeth Years [Video]

With rumors flying that Nick Menza has rejoined Megadeth for the upcoming recording that should begin March 17th, Nick is fueling the excitement for Megadeth again by releasing some cool behind the kit footage from his time in Megadeth.

Check out these short videos from Nick's upcoming 'Decade With Deth', which is his first ever instruction DVD.

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Wayne Static’s Cause and Manner of Death Was Released Today

Sadly, we lost Wayne Static last year, and the cause of his death has now been released to the public. Blabbermouth broke the story today that Wayne mixed prescription medicine with alcohol shortly before his death.

A "cocktail of Xanax and other powerful prescription drugs with alcohol" was what killed the Static X founder and frontman on November 1st, 2014.

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New Halestorm Photo Book ‘To Hale and Back’ Coming Out in May

If you're a Halestorm superfan, then you'll probably be excited about their new book. It's full of photos of lead singer Lzzy Hale, her brother, drummer Arejay as well as lead guitarist Joe Hottinger and bassist Josh Smith over the past few years.

In May, the 272-page hardcover book containing photos of the young band's rise to to superstardom is coming out.

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GRD Listeners Sound off on New Zac Brown Band Song ‘Heavy is the Head’ Featuring Chris Cornell [Video, Poll]

WGRD debuted "Heavy is the Head", the new Zac Brown Band song featuring Chris Cornell, on the Liquid Lunch.

The country sound is different from Cornell's other work as frontman of Soundgarden, Temple of the Dog, and Audioslave.

We put it to GRD listeners to see how they feel about the new song. What do you think? Check it out and vote below!

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The Real Michael Bolton Appears in ‘Office Space’ Recut [Video]

This is a great worlds collide video from the people at Funny or Die and involves a comedy movie from the late 1990s.

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Record Store Day 2015
Record Store Day 2015
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2015 Record Store Day: Guide to Rock + Metal

What's there to pick up on Record Store Day? We've got your guide to 2015's rock and metal releases here.

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Legacy Recordings/PR NewsFoto
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Previously Unreleased Tracks Featuring Jimi Hendrix Unearthed After 50 Years [Audio]

There's a previously unreleased track featuring Jimi Hendrix that has recently been posted online.

But before you get too excited, it's an instrumental track titled "Station Break" that Hendrix did with a group.

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Society Kills Takes Home Crown for 2015 WGRD Heavyweights! [Photos]

After three weeks of preliminary rounds and seeing the best that West Michigan has to offer, the 2015 GRD Heavyweights have come to a close.

Another year of amazing metal has graced that stages of The Stache and the big room at The Intersection in Grand Rapids.

This year, the fans voted and the kings have been crowned. Greenville's own Society Kills is the 2015 GRD Heavyweights Champion!

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Frazer Harrison/ Getty Images
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Asking Alexandria Members Guest Star in New Comedy Movie with Ice-T & Coco [Video]

 

Asking Alexandria guitarists Ben Bruce and Cameron Liddell and former lead singer Danny Worsnop are showing off their acting chops in a new comedy titled What Now.
 
The film's celebrity cast also includes rapper Ice-T, his wife Coco, Bone Thugs N Harmony's Bizzy Bone, WWE Legends Jim Ross and Diamond Dallas Page, and ex- Guns N' Roses drummer, Steven Adler.

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Bass Player Friend of Jeff Pilson’s Hides Stolen Guitar for 15 Years

Back in the '80s, Dokken was a huge band.

The group played all over the world to sold-out shows, and had super-huge hair.

The band's members stalked by hot chicks, and lived the rock star lifestyle. They also had a lot of cool guitars.

Apparently, one of the bass guitars that Jeff Pilson owned, a favorite 1985 Spector bass, went missing somewhere along the way -- and Jeff was bummed.

Not long after, a guy bought the bass in a store, after being told that it had been previously owned by Jeff Pilson, and sold. The guy used the bass for many years, playing all his gigs and recordings with it -- and eventually became friends with Pilson.

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‘Deliverance’ Era Corrosion of Conformity Plays First Show Since 2006 [Video]

If you saw some of my earlier posts about the reunion of the Corrosion of Conformity Deliverance-era lineup getting back together for a tour, then here's the payoff! The band's first show together has been fan-filmed and posted online for us to enjoy!

Check out the video above to see over an hour of COC rocking Manchester, England, and relive some awesome 90's rock!

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Robert Kohlhuber/ThinkStock
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Dancing Man Bullied; Internet Responds In an Awesome Way [Photos]

Someone in Great Britain posted two photos on Twitter last month of an overweight guy dancing at a club.

The caption read: "Spotted this specimen trying to dance; ... he stopped when he saw us laughing."

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