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Aerosmith + Slash Reveal ‘Let Rock Rule’ 2014 North American Tour Dates

The cat was let out of the bag a few weeks ago that Aerosmith and Slash Featuring Myles Kennedy and the Conspirators would be teaming up for a summer tour. Slash and a couple of Aerosmith members confirmed the pairing via Twitter. Now the cities and dates for the trek have been announced (see below).

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Queens of the Stone Age Trip Out in Drugged-Out Mini-Movie

Queens of the Stone Age have made their share of dark, druggy and downright depressing video clips over the years.

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Former First Lady Rosalynn Carter in Grand Rapids in Honor of Late Betty Ford

Rosalynn Carter can readily identify with Betty Ford.

They served as first ladies at The White House in back-to-back terms in the 1970s.

Today, Carter, the wife of former President Jimmy Carter, is in Grand Rapids in honor of the 96th birthday of the late Ford, the spouse of former President Gerald Ford.

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Free Beer & Hot Wings: New Jersey Seventh-Grader Suspended for Twirling Pencil ‘Like A Gun’ [Video]

A seventh-grader in Vernon, N.J., has been suspended from school for what appears to be the most ridiculous reason ever.

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Free Beer & Hot Wings: Oregon Man Gets Busted for DUI with Most Appropriate Shirt Ever

If you're going to get busted for driving drunk, you may as well do it while wearing your best "Drunk As Shit" t-shirt.

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Free Beer & Hot Wings: Smart Cars Being Flipped Over in San Francisco [Video]

So, there's a new crime trend in San Francisco.

Vandals are scouring the streets, finding Smart Cars and tipping them over.

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Connecticut Beats Kentucky to Take NCAA Division I Men’s Basketball Title

Connecticut beat Kentucky 60-54 on Monday night to claim the 2014 NCAA Division I Men's Basketball title in Arlington, Texas.

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Theory of a Deadman Unveils New Album Details and Snippet

Theory of a Deadman are back with two big announcements! The band has titled the new album 'SaVages' and the guys are eyeing a July 8 street date for the upcoming effort. The disc is their first since 2011's very successful 'The Truth Is …' release.

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As I Lay Dying Reveals More New Audio Snippets

The members of As I Lay Dying are continuing to move forward even after vocalist Tim Lambesis pled guilty to murder-for-hire charges. Right before the weekend, the instrumental section of AILD posted new audio snippets in videos revealed on the Instagram pages of each member. Now, more audio has been posted along with a new, mysterious logo.

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Machine Head Unveils ‘Killers & Kings’ Tour

Machine Head is inching closer to a new record, and we just got another indication of that as the band has booked an 11-date trek for this summer. In a new posting, the group states that the 'Killers & Kings Tour' will serve as a "primer" for a larger trek to follow.

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Celebrate! For Today is National Beer Day!

Today is National Beer Day...and while it's not an official holiday where we'd get the day off (it totally should be), it's a great day, celebrating an actual good law.

Never thought you'd hear about a good law, right?

It's the Cullen-Harrison Act, and allowed people to sell and drink beer again!  Sometimes politicians get it right.  Rarely enough that Holidays are celebrated when they do!

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Ozzy Osbourne on Tony Iommi’s Cancer Diagnosis: ‘I Always Think Cancer Means Death’

For over two years, Black Sabbath guitarist Tony Iommi has battled cancer. Through songwriting, massive touring and all the work that comes with releasing a new album, Iommi has risen to the occasion, giving all he has to millions of Sabbath fans worldwide. Despite Iommi's incredible efforts, Black Sabbath vocalist Ozzy Osbourne admitted that he initially thought Iommi was handed a death sentence by doctors.

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