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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 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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Free Beer & Hot Wings: A Very Entertaining School Closing Message [Video]

When you're a kid, what's better than finding out in the morning that school is closed?

Trick question.

NOTHING is better than finding out that school is closed!

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Papa Roach Begins Work on New Album

Papa Roach just enjoyed one last full blast of sunlight, performing as part of the ShipRocked Cruise. Those memories will have to last for a while as the band immediately went from fun and sun to the intimate confines of a recording studio.

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Red Hot Chili Peppers Bassist Flea Responds to Super Bowl Controversy

Red Hot Chili Peppers just performed on one of the biggest stages in the world, playing the Super Bowl halftime show alongside Bruno Mars. But the performance has drawn some criticism as it was visibly noticeable that bassist Flea and guitarist Josh Klinghoffer were performing without their instruments plugged in.

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Seether Unveils Grand Rapids Stop on Tour with Black Stone Cherry and Skindred

After revealing the lineup for this year's Rise Above Fest last week, Seether have unveiled more tour dates.

The band's spring North American tour launches April 18 in Huntington, N.Y., with a performance sponsored by 97.9 WGRD on May 17 at The Orbit Room in Grand Rapids.

Tickets go on sale Friday, Feb. 7 at this location.

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Vernon Reid Flea
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Living Colour Guitarist Vernon Reid Questions Red Hot Chili Peppers’ Super Bowl Performance

In a Super Bowl short on drama, one of the highlights of the event was seeing Red Hot Chili Peppers performing alongside Bruno Mars at the Super Bowl halftime show. But the performance is now garnering some criticism for its apparent lack of authenticity.

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Chevelle, In-Studio Album Preview – Exclusive Video

The year 2014 is looking like it's going to be a big one for Chevelle! The band just announced that their new album is titled 'La Gargola' and will hit stores April 1. Giving fans another taste of what's to come, the members of Chevelle shot this behind-the-scenes look at the making of their new album and Loudwire is giving you the exclusive premiere (watch above). Moreover, you can check out the band's brand-new single 'Take Out the Gunman' below.

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Philip Seymour Hoffman
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Actor Philip Seymour Hoffman Dead at 46 – Rockers React on Twitter

Actor Philip Seymour Hoffman has died at the age of 46. According to the New York Times, Hoffman was found in his New York apartment Sunday morning (Feb. 2) of an apparent drug overdose.

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Super Bowl XLVIII: Five Things to Watch For

Just one more NFL game remains to be played this season: the Seattle Seahawks vs. the Denver Broncos in Super Bowl XLVIII . Here are five things to watch for in Sunday's Big Game.

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Black Flag Apologizes for Last Album, Names Manager Mike Vallely New Frontman

Legendary hardcore punk band Black Flag will continue to create music, but with a new frontman leading the band. Mike Vallely, who has fronted Revolution Mother and joined Black Flag's Greg Ginn in Good for You, will be taking over as vocalist for the exiting Ron Reyes.

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