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AC/DC Taps Producer Brendan O’Brien To Record New Album

It's been an eventful month for AC/DC, who thwarted retirement rumors but did reveal that guitarist Malcolm Young is taking some time away from the band due to illness. But despite the absence of Young, the band is still moving forward with plans to make new music and a group of newly posted photos suggest that recording will begin shortly.

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Do You Know Why You’re Circumcised? It’s Really Dumb [Video]

Have you heard the saying, "A day spent without learning something is a day wasted"? (Umm, me neither.)  

Well, consider this day not wasted. It might not be something you ever wanted to learn, but it might be something to consider later.

Have you ever wondered why you're circumcised? (Assuming, of course, you are.)

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Full Metal Jackie Rocks the Revolver Golden Gods

So, the Revolver Golden Gods awards are done and it was a a fairly awesome evening (for me anyway.) By now you've heard about the winners, so I wanted to give you a run down of what happened on the black carpet before the show. I was fortunate to interview celebrities, nominees and performers as they made their way across the carpet into the venue. I got there early and got my camera and sound guys set up in order to be ready for the 5PM kickoff.

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Lacuna Coil Unleash ‘I Forgive (But I Won’t Forget Your Name)’ Video

Mental note: study up on chess moves before ever even considering taking on Lacuna Coil's Cristina Scabbia. You'll understand why after watching the new video for the band's latest single, 'I Forgive (But I Won't Forget Your Name).'

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Billy Corgan Reveals Details for Smashing Pumpkins’ Ninth Studio Album

Big news for Smashing Pumpkins fans. In an official post from frontman Billy Corgan, the Pumpkins are in the final stretch of finishing up studio album No. 9. Additionally, Corgan has revealed that the album will be titled 'Monuments to an Elegy,' along with unveiling its track listing.

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Courtney Love Unleashes ‘Wedding Day’ Single

Courtney Love is getting ready to hit the road again, and the singer wants to have some new music to perform. Last week, fans were treated to the preview of her forthcoming double A-Side, 'You Know My Name,' and now we're getting the other half -- a song called 'Wedding Day.'

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Dave Grohl Recalls His Soundgarden ‘Holy S—’ Moment

One of the great things about the Seattle scene of the early '90s was the incredible amount of talent and craftsmanship that continually raised the bar among the top bands in the area. With Soundgarden's 'Superunknown' turning 20 this year, one of the band's peers, Nirvana drummer and Foo Fighters frontman Dave Grohl, has weighed in with his recollection of hearing what Soundgarden were doing back in '94.

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Adelitas Way, ‘Dog on a Leash’ – Exclusive Video Premiere

After releasing their new single 'Dog on a Leash,' Adelitas Way are ready to let the video for the track off its chain. The band is teaming with Loudwire to bring you the exclusive premiere of their 'Dog on a Leash' video (watch above).

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Black Stone Cherry’s Chris Robertson Discusses ‘Magic Mountain’ Album and Kentucky Roots

Black Stone Cherry are on their way back with the new album 'Magic Mountain' due out May 6. Frontman Chris Robertson recently spoke with 'Loudwire Nights' host Full Metal Jackie about the disc and also talked about getting their start in Kentucky and what fans can expect from their upcoming live shows. Check out Full Metal Jackie's chat with Black Stone Cherry's Chris Robertson below.

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Linkin Park Reveal ‘The Hunting Party’ Track List

Details about Linkin Park's upcoming album 'The Hunting Party' have been trickling out over the past several weeks. Now we have the complete track listing with guest musicians for the disc that's set to be released June 17.

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Stephen Pearcy Says There May Be One More Ratt Album Despite His Exit

Stephen Pearcy may have surprised many by announcing his exit from Ratt last week, but that may not be the last we hear of Pearcy under the Ratt moniker. The vocalist revealed in a new chat with Mitch Lafon of the 'One on One' podcast that there may still be one more Ratt album despite his departure from the band.

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Cherie Currie and Lita Ford Talk The Runaways, Joan Jett and Influencing Women in Rock

While there are plenty of women in hard rock today, they definitely owe a bit of gratitude to The Runaways. The band arrived on the scene with their 1976 self-titled debut and despite their young age and gender, both of which presented barriers at the time, they went toe-to-toe with many of the male-driven acts of the day.

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