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Adorable Gorilla Born Via C-Section [Video]

Here's something you don't see too often.

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Soundgarden Performs ‘Superunknown’ at SXSW iTunes Festival

Soundgarden may be back as a fully functioning, modern act releasing new tunes, but the legendary group opted for a bit of nostalgia Thursday night (March 13) in Austin, Texas. As promised, the band delivered their 1994 classic 'Superunknown' in full to celebrate its 20th anniversary.

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Motley Crue / Megadeth / Mastodon
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Quebec’s PNR Amnesia Rockfest Reveals Lineup with Motley Crue, Megadeth and Mastodon

One of the most interesting North American festivals has just released its 2014 lineup. The ninth annual PNR Amnesia Rockfest will hit its massive festival crowd on June 20 + 21 with acts such as Motley Crue, Megadeth, Alice in Chains, Blink-182, Mastodon + many more.

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Sully Erna Begins Vocal Tracking for Upcoming Godsmack Album

Godsmack's last studio album came out in 2010, but the band is inching closer to completing a new disc. In a new tweet, frontman Sully Erna gave fans an update on the recording sessions for their forthcoming disc.

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Led Zeppelin
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Led Zeppelin To Release Box Set Editions of First Three Albums Remastered by Jimmy Page

Led Zeppelin, one of the most popular and influential rock bands in history, are issuing box sets of their first three albums. Deluxe editions of 'Led Zeppelin,' 'Led Zeppelin II' and 'Led Zeppelin III' will be available June 3 (see artwork above and below). It's the first installment of the planned reissues of all nine of their studio albums.

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Saliva Reveals ‘Rise Up’ Album Details and Spring Tour Plans with Rothbury Stop

Things are about to get busy for Saliva. The band, which recently debuted their single 'Rise Up' here at Loudwire, have now announced the full details of their forthcoming album of the same name. Plus, they've revealed an extensive tour to promote the new disc.

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Rock and Metal Musicians Share Their Biggest Real-Life Spinal Tap Moments

The legendary mockumentary 'This Is Spinal Tap' celebrated its 30th anniversary this month. The film hit theaters on March 2, 1984, and became the stuff of legend. The movie followed the fictional hard rock band Spinal Tap, who experienced a string

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Category: Lists, Metal, Rock
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Jimi Hendrix Forever Stamp (PRNewsFoto/U.S. Postal Service)
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U.S. Postal Services Unveils Jimi Hendrix Stamp

The U.S. Postal Service was at center stage today at the South by Southwest Festival in Austin, Texas, with the dedication and release of the Jimi Hendrix Forever Stamp.

Recognized as one of the most creative and influential musicians of the 20th century, Hendrix displayed an innovative style that embraced the influences of rock, R&B, modern jazz and the blues.

The Hendrix stamp goes on sale today at post offices nationwide; online from the U.S. Postal Service or eBay; or by calling (800) 782-6724.

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Two People Killed and Many Injured as Car Plows Into Crowd at South by Southwest Festival

Update 5PM ET: A few key facts in our original story have been changed to reflect new information that has surfaced since the initial reports of the incident. Included among those is the identity of the suspect and a clarification about the two people who were killed.

Horrific news to report out of the popular South By Southwest (SXSW) Festival in Austin, Texas, when a driver attempting to avoid a drunk driving stop smashed through a barricade and plowed into a crowd waiting to get into one of the many venues taking parking in the festival. More than 20 pedestrians were injured outside the Mohawk nightclub and two people traveling on a scooter were killed.

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Pop Evil
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Grand Rapids’ Pop Evil Announces Spring Tour with Escape the Fate; Does ACC Promo [Audio]

Pop Evil is about to get back in front of audiences, both on the concert stage and on television.

The Grand Rapids group has announced a late spring run of tour dates with Escape the Fate. In addition, Pop Evil has shot a promo for the ACC Men's Basketball Tournament with Darryl 'DMC' McDaniels that will feature prominently during broadcasts.

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Altitudes & Attitude Releases ‘Tell the World’ [Video]

The new project Altitudes & Attitude, featuring Anthrax bassist Frank Bello and Megadeth bassist David Ellefson, are ready to unveil the new video for 'Tell the World,' and the 'Big 4' thrash legends have teamed up with Loudwire for the exclusive premiere (watch above).

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Category: Metal, News, Rock, Videos
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Stephen Pearcy Promises ‘Real Hardcore’ Album for Ratt’s 30th Anniversary

Ratt's full-length major label debut turned 30 this month, and singer Stephen Pearcy says the band is marking the anniversary the best way it knows how: by cranking up the amps and recording some new music.

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