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Deftones on Getting Older, Chi Cheng’s Legacy + More in Exclusive Interview

The Orion Music + More festival at Belle Isle in Detroit was an awesome experience this past weekend. However, the best highlight from the event was getting to interview Deftones. The alt metal veterans shared their thoughts on adapting over the years, the importance of rest, founding bassist Chi Cheng's impact on the band and more.

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Metallica End Orion Music + More on Two Hour High Note

Six months after it was initially announced, Metallica's Orion Music + More festival experiment at Belle Isle in Detroit is over. Despite a small number of setbacks, Orion seems to have found a new home in Michigan. The metal titans closed out Day 2 Sunday night (June 9), unlike their middle-of-the-day secret performance on Saturday, literally with a bang during their epic 2 hour plus performance.

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Kirk’s Crypt And Vans Vert Stage — Orion Music And More

Orion Music + More Festival is more than just the music (although a lot of it is all about the music.)  In addition to all of the bands playing, each of the members of Metallica brought a long a little bit of themselves along.  For example, Kirk is a HUGE horror movie fan and has one of the largest collections of memorabilia in the country.  He set up a mini-mausoleum at the festival to show off some of his stuff.  Check it out after the jump.

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Red Hot Chili Peppers Close Out Day One of Orion Music + More in Detroit

It seemed appropriate that the Red Hot Chili Peppers closed out the first day of Orion Music + More at Belle Isle in Detroit. After all, half the members are Michigan natives. The rock and roll hall of famers went through a two hour set Saturday night (June 8) that was energetic from beginning to end.

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Metallica Plays Secret Set At Orion Celebrating 30th Anniversary Of ‘Kill ‘Em All’ — Kills It

Metallica surprised Orion festival goers with a secret show to celebrate the 30th anniversary of their first studio album, Kill 'Em All.  The band listed themselves as 'dehaan,' an unknown band from Baltimore.  Some fans seemed like they knew that Metallica would take the stage instead of this mystery band, but the vast majority of the festival had no clue what was about to happen.

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Megadeth’s Dave Mustaine Loses It On Fan [VIDEO]

It seems like Megadeth frontman Dave Mustaine has made more noise with his mouth than his guitar lately.  

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Behemoth Forced to Cancel 2013 Mayhem Festival Appearences

Really? Are you freakin' kidding me? Do you know how excited I was to see this band live for the first time? At least they have a good reason for leaving the tour though. However, this also does affect a certain concert coming to Grand Rapids too!

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System Of A Down “Not Something I Can Do Right Now” – Serj Tankian

System Of A Down bassist Shavo Odadjian recently blamed frontman Serj Tankian on Facebook for being the reason the band hasn't released a studio album since 2005.  

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KISS Reveal New Spider Stage [VIDEO]

KISS kicked off their European tour Saturday night in Stockholm, Sweden and fans in attendance were the first to see the band's new spider stage.

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Carnival Of Madness Tour Dates Announced

The first batch of dates have been announced for the 2013 Carnival Of Madness tour, featuring live performances by Shinedown, Papa Roach, Skillet, In This Moment and We As Human, including two stops in Michigan.

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Stone Temple Pilots with Chester Bennington…Slash & Duff McKagan [VIDEO]

Stone Temple Pilots recently revealed the addition of vocalist Chester Bennington of Linkin Park to replace former singer Scott Weiland, who the band fired back in February.

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New Preview Clip of Upcoming Avenged Sevenfold Album Surfaces

Avenged Sevenfold are apparently getting a little sneakier in their attempts to tease their next album. Earlier this month, the band offered their first taste of new music with a studio video soundtracked with a snippet of a cut from the upcoming disc that appeared via a radio player on their website. For their second preview, fans had to dig a little deeper.

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