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Will Ferrell Accepts Chad Smith’s Challenge for Drum Vs. Cowbell Showdown for Charity

Last week actor Will Ferrell was an Internet sensation with his hilarious claim that he was actually Red Hot Chili Peppers drummer Chad Smith, something many have debated over for many years due to their uncanny physical similarities. The actor-comedian made his confession during an infamous Reddit ‘Ask Me Anything’ (AMA) session resulting in Smith offering up his own video in response, challenging Ferrell to a drum battle.

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Dave Grohl
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Dave Grohl Jams The Beatles’ Classics for 50th Anniversary Celebration on CBS

Last night (Feb. 9), a momentous television event aired on CBS celebrating the 50th anniversary of the Beatles' arrival to the United States. The band's performance on 'The Ed Sullivan Show' introduced America to the Beatles, beginning the biggest rock and roll revolution of all time. In tribute to that day, 'The Night That Changed America: A Grammy Salute to the Beatles' aired featuring performances from Paul McCartney and Ringo Starr, along with Foo Fighters / Nirvana rocker Dave Grohl.

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Iggy Pop
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Punk Icons Then and Now: 10 Legends Revisited

Nearly four decades after the creation of punk rock, many of the genre's iconic stars are still going strong. Some continue rocking with the bands that first made them famous, while others are soldiering on with new groups or venturing into non-musical creative pursuits. How have your favorite punk rockers fared over the years? As you stroll (or scroll) through our Punk Icons Then and Now gallery, salute the worthy and gob on the has-beens.

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Will Ferrell / Chad Smith
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Red Hot Chili Peppers’ Chad Smith Challenges Will Ferrell to Drum Battle [Video]

Conspiracy theorists, you've just earned one point in the win column.

It's been debated for years that comedy legend Will Ferrell is actually Red Hot Chili Peppers drummer Chad Smith. Such claims have been labeled as ludicrous, but surprisingly enough, the actor known as Will Ferrell has just come out admitting that he is, in fact, Chad Smith.

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Brent Smith Talks Smith & Myers Acoustic Project and Shinedown’s Next Album

Shinedown's Brent Smith and Zach Myers recently stepped out from the comfort of their band to record a number of cover songs for the '(Acoustic Sessions)' EP. Smith recently spoke with 'Loudwire Reloaded' host Sandman about the fan-driven project and also dropped some interesting details about what's next for Shinedown.

Check out the chat below and listen to 'Loudwire Reloaded' this weekend to hear a portion of the interview in person.

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Volbeat Unleashes ‘Lonesome Rider’ [Video]

Volbeat are taking the idea of 'Outlaw Gentlemen & Shady Ladies' to a new extreme, with the ultimate shady character appearing in their new video for 'Lonesome Rider.' The clip finds a young woman crossing paths with the Grim Reaper out on the Western plains.

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Shinedown
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Shinedown to Release ‘Unique’ Film Documenting Band’s History

Shinedown have been busy working on their fifth studio album lately, but fans of the Florida rock act are in for yet another treat. The band is shooting a film to tell the story of Shinedown's history, but according to frontman Brent Smith, the movie will be much different than what you'd expect.

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Black Stone Cherry
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Black Stone Cherry Readies ‘Magic Mountain’ Album

Get ready for the return of Black Stone Cherry.

The Kentucky rockers have put the final touches on their next album, 'Magic Mountain,' which is now locked in for a May 6 street date.

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Free Beer & Hot Wings: A Late ’80s Red Hot Chili Peppers Performance Lip-Synched [Video]

At the Super Bowl on Sunday, the Red Hot Chili Peppers joined Bruno Mars on stage for the halftime show.

Many people noticed that the Red Hot Chili Peppers were not really playing their instruments, but were merely miming it because their instruments were not plugged in.

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Red Hot Chili Peppers
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Red Hot Chili Peppers Auction Off Super Bowl Halftime Show Drum Kit for Charity

This year's Super Bowl between the Seattle Seahawks and Denver Broncos has officially been named the most-watched television broadcast in history. The Halftime Show starring Bruno Mars and Red Hot Chili Peppers also set a record for being the most-watched Halftime Show ever, and if you want to own a piece of the historic event, look no further than Red Hot Chili Peppers drummer Chad Smith.

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Halestorm Lzzy Hale
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Halestorm Unleashes Heavy Performance for ‘Mz. Hyde’ [Video]

Though its album, 'The Strange Case Of …,' came out in early 2012, Halestorm just keeps rolling along with hit songs from the disc.

The latest, 'Mz. Hyde,' now has a powerful concert video companion.

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Axl Rose
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Axl Rose Offers Outlandish Take on Red Hot Chili Peppers Super Bowl Controversy

Red Hot Chili Peppers have been the center of discussion in the rock world since their Super Bowl performance of 'Give It Away.' It's been revealed that the band played to a pre-recorded instrumental track during the Super Bowl Halftime Show, drawing criticism from some. The latest to sound off on the subject is none other than Guns N' Roses singer Axl Rose, who offers up a very interesting reaction to the RHCP controversy.

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