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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
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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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Spinal Tap
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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
Jimi Hendrix Forever Stamp  (PRNewsFoto/U.S. Postal Service)
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
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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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Taylor Momsen
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The Pretty Reckless Earn First No. 1 Rock Hit With ‘Heaven Knows’

Congrats are in order for The Pretty Reckless. The band just earned their first No. 1 single on the Active Rock chart with 'Heaven Knows.'

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Kiss Reveals Flaming Helmets and Uniforms for Arena Football Team

Last year, it was revealed that KISS would launch their very own football team. Considering what KISS have slapped their band's name onto in the past, the announcement of the L.A. KISS team invading the Arena Football League wasn't too much of a shock, but the actual uniforms for the team will boggle your brains.

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Maynard James Keenan
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Maynard James Keenan’s Hollywood Hills Home on the Market for $2.795 Million

Every hardcore Tool fan (and there are a LOT of them) has wondered what the inside of singer Maynard James Keenan's California home looks like. You may imagine Maynard dwelling in some sort of psychedelic kaleidoscope or even one of the worlds created for a Tool music video, and you wouldn't be entirely incorrect.

Luckily, if you've got $2.795 million burning a hole in your pocket, you can buy his home in the Hollywood Hills.

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Buren Fowler
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Former Drivin’ N’ Cryin’ Guitarist Buren Fowler Dies at 54

Sad news from the rock world to report. Former Drivin' N Cryin' guitarist Buren Fowler has passed away at the age of 54.

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