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Red Hot Chili Peppers on Next Album: ‘We’re Gearing Up to Start Writing Again’

It's been a little while since Red Hot Chili Peppers released their 10th studio album, 'I'm With You.' It's not unusual for the band to let a little time pass between records, but in a new interview, RHCP drummer Chad Smith says the act is "gearing up to start writing again."

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Nine Inch Nails Spoofed in New Parody Track, ‘This Is a Trent Reznor Song’

There's no doubt that Nine Inch Nails mastermind Trent Reznor is a musical innovator -- and they say that imitation is the sincerest form of flattery. But that all said, a new parody tune called 'This Is a Trent Reznor Song' is just plain hilarious!

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Synyster Gates appears at NAMM
Synyster Gates appears at NAMM
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Avenged Sevenfold, Megadeth and Slayer Appear at National Music Convention

The 2014 NAMM (National Association of Music Merchants) convention just wrapped up in Anaheim, Calif., but no doubt its effects will be ringing in the ears of many for weeks.

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Courtney Love
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Courtney Love Launching YouTube Web Series [Video]

Anyone who's followed Courtney Love over the years, whether it be through news stories or keeping up with her social networking, knows that the Hole singer is not afraid to speak her mind.

Now comes word that Love has found another outlet for expressing her thoughts as she's launching a new web series via her YouTube Channel.

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Sharon den Adel of Within Temptation
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Within Temptation’s Sharon den Adel Delves Into New Song ‘Dangerous’

Within Temptation are gearing up for the release of their sixth studio album ‘Hydra,’ which drops Feb. 4 in North America via Nuclear Blast Entertainment. In the meantime, the single 'Dangerous' has been rocking the band's fans.

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Kyng
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Kyng to Unleash New Album ‘Burn the Serum’

California rockers Kyng have just announced that they'll be releasing their sophomore album 'Burn the Serum' on April 15 via Razor & Tie. The record's title track is available for streaming via Revolver.

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Stone Temple Pilots
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Stone Temple Pilots Nix Soundwave Gigs to Continue Work on New Album

Stone Temple Pilots will not be performing at Australia's Soundwave Festival after all. The band has bowed out of the upcoming traveling rock fest as they continue to work on new music.

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Nine Inch Nails
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Grammys Executive Producer Apologizes to Trent Reznor for Cutting Short All-Star Performance

The 2014 Grammy Awards was yet another successful broadcast of the annual event, but within the worlds of rock and metal, a tremendous amount of controversy and perceived disrespect caused a heated worldwide conversation. Most spiteful amongst Grammy performers this year was undoubtedly Nine Inch Nails' Trent Reznor, who offered a strong "F--- You" to the Grammys, but now the award show's Executive Producer has offered a public apology to Reznor.

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Jane's Addiction
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Jane’s Addiction End Their Short-Lived Hiatus, Book ‘Nothing’s Shocking’ Shows in Las Vegas

The wait is finally over! After a long, grueling hiatus which lasted all but two weeks, Jane's Addiction are back and ready to rock!

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Taking Back Sunday The Used
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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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