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6 Easy Outdoor Fitness Activities You Can Start Right Now

With the weather getting better and the days getting longer, it’s the perfect time to get outside. Nature-based activities tend to make people happier, so get outside and get fit.

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Stryper’s Michael Sweet Attempts to Squash Beef With Motley Crue’s Nikki Sixx

A good rock beef will definitely generate headlines, but the recent back-and-forth between Stryper's Michael Sweet and Motley Crue's Nikki Sixx may not go any further. Sweet has offered a response after Sixx offered a sharp take on Sweet's criticism of Motley Crue's past autobiography, 'The Dirt.'

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Billy Corgan Explains Why Motley Crue’s Tommy Lee Is Playing on New Smashing Pumpkins Album

A surprising story broke this week when it was revealed by Billy Corgan that Motley Crue's Tommy Lee would be playing drums on the Smashing Pumpkins' upcoming full-length 'Monuments to an Elegy.' This means current Pumpkins drummer Mike Byrne won't be featured on the record, but Corgan has just released a statement explaining why Lee was recruited.

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Five Finger Death Punch Plans New Album in 2015

The prolific Five Finger Death Punch released two new studio albums in 2013. 'The Wrong Side of Heaven and the Righteous Side of Hell, Volume 1‘ was unleashed in July, followed by 'Volume 2‘ in November. Now, it has been revealed that they already have plans to unleash a new album in 2015.

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Seether Talks New Album ‘Isolate and Medicate,’ Band Camaraderie and Touring

Seether recently announced that the band's sixth studio album, 'Isolate and Medicate,' will arrive on July 1. And shortly after making the announcement, frontman Shaun Morgan, bassist Dale Stewart and drummer John Humphrey spoke with 'Loudwire Nights' host Full Metal Jackie about the new disc. Check out the chat below.

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Nine Inch Nails’ Trent Reznor Calls Out ‘Conservative Nature’ of Rock Acts

"Bow down before the one you serve / You're going to get what you deserve." That line became famous thanks to an angst-ridden youngster named Trent Reznor and his band Nine Inch Nails. But a lot has changed for Reznor over the years and he reflected on how his music and perspective has shifted with age in a new interview with The Daily Record.

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Kyng Unveils Sizzling ‘Electric Halo’ Clip [Video]

Kyng debuted their 'Burn the Serum' single 'Electric Halo' here at Loudwire back in February and now there's an electrifying new video companion for the song.

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Banger Films Making Soundgarden and Black Sabbath Documentaries

Business is good for Banger Films. The company, who is currently behind the 'Super Duper Alice Cooper' documentary, will turn its focus to completing in-depth films on two reunited acts -- Soundgarden and Black Sabbath -- this summer.

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Queensryche Starts WritingNew Album, Books Summer 2014 Dates

With legal matters no longer hanging over their heads, the members of Queensryche have returned to work on new music. The five-piece of Todd LaTorre, Eddie Jackson, Parker Lundgren, Scott Rockenfield and Michael Wilton have begun the writing process for the follow-up to their self-titled 2013 album.

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Linkin Park Unveils ‘Until It’s Gone’ Lyric Clip [Video]

Linkin Park's new album is called 'The Hunting Party' and that concept carries over to their new lyric video. Unlike a lot of lyric videos, this one actually has a plot to go along with the words that are scrolled across the screen.

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Is Stevie Young Playing on New AC/DC Album?

With Malcolm Young taking leave from the band due to illness, it looks like AC/DC didn't have to look far for a replacement guitarist to work on their new album. Back in 1988, Stevie Young filled in on guitar for his uncle Malcolm during 's 'Blow Up Your Video' tour. Now, 25 plus years later, there is a report that he's filling in for his uncle again.

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Zakk Wylde’s Stolen Pelham Blue Bullseye Gibson LP Custom Guitar Recovered

Back in March, we reported that Zakk Wylde's Pelham Blue Bullseye Gibson LP Custom guitar was stolen out of the back of his tour bus during the Chicago stop on the Experience Hendrix trek. Now, there's some good news to report, as the Black Label Society frontman's prized axe has been recovered.

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