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Gibson Unveils Sully Erna Les Paul Studio Guitar

With years of success as a member of Godsmack and a burgeoning solo career, Sully Erna is being honored by Gibson with his own signature guitar. The legendary guitar makers recently revealed their Sully Erna Les Paul Studio model.

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Metallica’s James Hetfield: We’ve Got Enough Material for a New Album

Even though James Hetfield was recently quoted as saying Metallica hadn't started writing for their next album, fans shouldn't worry about creativity being a problem. Hetfield says in a new interview with Billboard that the band has enough material to start an album right now, but the biggest issue is finding time in their schedule to focus on it.

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Doors Keyboardist Ray Manzarek Dead at 74

Legendary keyboardist and co-founder of The Doors Ray Manzarek has died.
At the age of 74, Manzarek succumbed to complications with bile duct cancer at a clinic Germany.

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Ancients Added to the Lamb of God Show June 2nd

Sunday June 2nd Lamb of God will take over the Toyota Arena in Kennewick and they will now be joined by a heavy metal band out of Nashville, TN. Ancients will take the place of Terror who will not be at the show in June.

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2013 ‘Pain In The Grass’ Line-Up

94.5 KATS, for the first time ever, is co-presenting Seattle’s legendary Pain in the Grass summer concert festival, also for the first time ever, to The Gorge Amphitheatre for two days of the best The Rock Station has to offer. The fes

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Slayer’s Jeff Hanneman Died of Alcohol-Related Cirrhosis; Band + Family Planning Memorial Event

Following last week's tragic passing of Slayer guitarist Jeff Hanneman on May 2, his official cause of death has been revealed to be alcohol-related cirrhosis of the liver, according to a statement from the band. In the same press release, Slayer also announced that a public memorial will be held to honor Hanneman at a yet-to-be-revealed date.

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Slash Reveals Velvet Revolver Have ‘Very Quietly Been Looking’ for a New Singer

Rock supergroup Velvet Revolver has been struggling with lineup issues for quite some time now since parting with vocalist Scott Weiland. Conflicting stories on Weiland's place in the band have been prevalent for a year now, but Velvet Revolver guitarist Slash just made it public that the band is "very quietly" looking for a new singer.

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Slayer Drummer Dave Lombardo Remembers His and Jeff Hanneman’s Punk Rock Roots

Slayer drummer Dave Lombardo continues to mourn his late bandmate Jeff Hanneman with a new post on the percussionist's personal Facebook page. Lombardo shared a picture of Hanneman and himself from "around 1982" while regaling fans with a backstory on the punk rock roots shared between Hanneman and himself.

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Rush’s Alex Lifeson Gives Best Acceptance Speech Ever

After over a decade of being snubbed by the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, the Canadian power trio RUSH finally got their just due when they were inducted into the pantheon on April 18th, 2013 at the Nokia Theater in Los Angeles.

What ensued might be the most epic award acceptance speech ever.

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James Hetfield: Metallica Haven’t Even Started Writing for New Album

Yes, Metallica do plan on recording a new album, but frontman James Hetfield has reiterated his bandmates' recent statements that the process of putting together the disc has been a slow one. In fact, he reveals that the songwriting portion has yet to even begin.

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Sepultura Planning to Release New Album in 2013

Brazilian thrash legends Sepultura have just revealed that they are about to enter the studio once again! Sepultura vocalist Derrick Green announced the band's intent to release a new full-length album before the end of 2013, most likely during October or November.

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Watch Justin Bieber Nearly Get Attacked Onstage

Ever thought about rushing the stage at a Biebz concert? Well, think again.

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