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Taking Back Sunday and The Used Team Up for Spring Tour

Taking Back Sunday and The Used will team up for what promises to be a hard-rocking tour this spring. The two bands both have new albums en route and this will be the first major North American run for each supporting their upcoming releases.

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Tom Morello Salutes Late Folk Singer Pete Seeger [Video]

Folk legend Pete Seeger has passed away at the age of 94. The musician, long considered to be one of the pioneers of folk music, died Monday from natural causes at New York's Presbyterian Hospital.

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SnoCore Tour, Featuring The Pretty Reckless, Canceled as Taylor Momsen Battles Illness [Video]

Disappointing news for those fans hoping to check out the return of the SnoCore Tour this year, as it has been called off just a couple of days before it was set to kick off.

Unfortunately, Taylor Momsen, lead singer of headliners the Pretty Reckless, is battling walking pneumonia and acute laryngitis, forcing the band to pull out of the tour. As a result, the entire trek has been canceled.

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Courtney Love Cleared in Landmark Twitter Defamation Case

Courtney Love has one less legal matter to worry about and she set a precedent in the process. Love was cleared of defamation charges Friday (Jan. 24) in Los Angeles, as a jury ruled that she did not defame San Diego attorney Rhonda Holmes in a tweet. The case marked the first-ever defamation lawsuit brought to trial over a Twitter message.

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Nine Inch Nails, Dave Grohl and Queens of the Stone Age Close Out Grammy Awards

Already a two-time Grammy Award winner before the end of the night, Dave Grohl finished the Grammys on a high note. The Foo Fighters frontman joined Queens of the Stone Age, Nine Inch Nails and Fleetwood Mac legend Lindsey Buckingham for the show's closing performance -- at least what we got to see of it.

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Dave Grohl, Paul McCartney, Krist Novoselic and Pat Smear Win 2014 Grammy for Best Rock Song

Dave Grohl took home his second Grammy of the day, this time winning for Best Rock Song at the 2014 Grammy Awards for 'Cut Me Some Slack' with his collaborators Paul McCartney, Krist Novoselic and Pat Smear. The song comes from the 'Sound City: Real to Reel' soundtrack, which won earlier in the day for Best Compilation Soundtrack for Visual Media.

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2014 Grammy Awards Winners

While the 2014 Grammys are over and done, and few rock and metal luminaries walked away with big awards. Most of the rock awards were handed out during the untelevised pre-ceremony, which began at 1PM PT on Sunday (Jan. 26) in Los Angeles. Early rock winners included Dave Grohl's 'Sound City: Real to Reel' soundtrack for Best Compilation Soundtrack for Visual Media and Black Sabbath's 'God Is Dead?' for Best Metal Performance.

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Category: Metal, News, Rock
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Trent Reznor Hints at New Nine Inch Nails Tunes, Talks Beats Music Streaming Service

Nine Inch Nails mastermind Trent Reznor always has something up his sleeve.

Just a few days ago, Reznor helped launch the Beats Music streaming service as the project's Chief Creative Officer. In addition to that feat, Reznor suggests that there may be new Nine Inch Nails music under way.

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Three Dead At Mall Shooting In Maryland
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Updated: 3 Reported Dead in Maryland Mall Shooting

A shooting at a suburban shopping mall in Maryland has left at least three dead, according to authorities. 

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Desperate Dad Offers $120 Million for Man to Marry His Lesbian Daughter [Video]

This is the most ridiculous arranged marriage ever.

And there isn’t even a groom involved yet.

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Former Camp Freddy Members + Friends Lead Lineup for New Band Royal Machines

As previously reported, Camp Freddy may be no longer, but out of the ashes of the all-star covers band comes the new incarnation Royal Machines! Guitarist Dave Navarro revealed the new band name earlier this week and teased that details would be coming. Now the full lineup for the group has been revealed.

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Flea Not Planning to Flash Crowd During Red Hot Chili Peppers’ Super Bowl Performance

Did anybody do a head scratch when Red Hot Chili Peppers were recently announced to play the Super Bowl halftime show alongside pop star Bruno Mars? After all, the organizers have been notoriously conservative in their choices for the halftime show performers after Janet Jackson's "wardrobe malfunction" a decade ago and the Chili Peppers have been known to bare a fair share of skin during their performances.

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