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In This Moment Guitarist Chris Howorth Discusses Upcoming Album + More

It’s no secret that In This Moment’s latest album, ‘Blood,’ has had massive success, and the reception to both the album and the live performances have made the band one of the most unique and interesting rock acts today. The music and production definitely won over ShipRockers as the band performed on the Norwegian Pearl for ShipRocked 2014 earlier this year. While on the cruise we spoke to guitarist Chris Howorth and in Part 1 of our interview he talked about memorable fan moments, the growth of the band and much more.

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Aerosmith + Slash Set to Announce 2014 U.S. Tour

Two of hard rock's legendary acts are teaming up for a 2014 U.S. summer tour, as Aerosmith will hit the road with Slash Featuring Myles Kennedy and the Conspirators. The news was revealed Friday (March 21) via tweets from members of Aerosmith, as well as Slash himself.

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Michael Sam’s Classy Letter to Missouri Students

Michael Sam wants his supporters to know just how much he appreciates them.

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Queens of the Stone Age’s Josh Homme Reveals Eagles of Death Metal and Desert Sessions Plans

2013 was a huge year for Queens of the Stone Age as they returned with the critically hailed '… Like Clockwork' album. But frontman Josh Homme has not forgotten about his other projects. The vocalist reveals that he's planning on collaborating with Jesse Hughes on another Eagles of Death Metal album while also discussing the status of his long-recurring 'Desert Sessions' project.

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Bring Me The Horizon ‘Sleepwalking’ Free MP3 from ‘Loudwire Nights With Full Metal Jackie’

It's been just about a year since Bring Me the Horizon unleashed their epic disc 'Sempiternal,' and they've taken the music world by storm with the album. Following the success of the single 'Go To Hell, For Heaven's Sake,' frontman Oli Sykes and the boys are currently blowing up radio with 'Sleepwalking.' To celebrate the band's success, BMTH and Epitaph Records are teaming up with our radio show 'Loudwire Nights With Full Metal Jackie' to offer a free MP3 download of 'Sleepwalking' (in the player below)!

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Metallica Releases Vid of New Song ‘Lords of Summer’ [Video]

By now, Metallica fans across the world have heard the band's latest song, 'Lords of Summer.' Whether it was through the initial cell phone video, fan-made live video or Metallica's 'Garage Demo Version' of the song, there have been several ways to consume it. Adding to the list, Metallica released their own video of their performance via their official YouTube channel. Debuting on March 16 in Bogota, Colombia, 'Lords of Summer' proves to be a raucous song and a great follow-up to the band's most recent studio album, 'Death Magnetic.'

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Brad Delson on Linkin Park’s New Album: ‘There’s a Lot of Guitar Solos’

Linkin Park have never been your traditional act. Start by having two vocalists -- one a powerful belter while the other comes from a hip-hop background. Add in a DJ/programmer, and then layer that on top of the traditional guitar, bass and drums. That gives them plenty of space to experiment. But with a new album en route and the guitar heavy 'Guilty All the Same' just hitting the airwaves, it's not a reach to suggest we may be hearing more guitar than ever from the band.

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Finch Reunion Continues with New Album and Warped Tour [Video]

It started with a few home state shows to celebrate the 10th anniversary of its 'What It Is to Burn' album.

From there, more shows and a live album followed.

And now Finch's reunion is proving to be more than a one-off nostalgia-based thing as the band has revealed that a new album is coming this year.

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The Eagles Will Play Van Andel Arena In September

On Thursday morning, The Eagles announced their History of The Eagles tour will include a stop at Van Andel Arena right here in Grand Rapids.

The Grand Rapids show will take place on Monday, Sept. 8.

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Evanescence’s Amy Lee: ‘For the First Time in 13 Years, I Am a Free and Independent Artist’

In the very beginning of 2014, news broke that Evanescence singer Amy Lee was suing Wind-up Records for $1.5 million in unpaid royalties, along with other allegations. However, it seems like part of Lee's struggle with Wind-up has come to an end, as the rock vixen just announced that she is finally a "free and independent artist."

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Nirvana Fan Aims to Turn Kurt Cobain’s Childhood Home Into Memorial Museum

An incredibly ambitious project has been undertaken by a Nirvana fan from Portland, Oregon. Journalist Jaime Dunkle recently discovered that late Nirvana frontman Kurt Cobain's childhood home was on the market, and with this discovery, Dunkle began an effort to purchase the house and turn it into a museum.

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Tremonti Talks Songwriting and Future Plans [Video]

Tremonti may have started out as a solo project for Mark Tremonti with the goal of collecting his musical ideas outside of Alter Bridge and Creed, but now Tremonti is a full-fledged band with Eric Friedman on rhythm guitar, Garrett Whitlock on drums and Wolfgang Van Halen on bass.

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