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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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Former Guns N’ Roses Drummer Steven Adler on Return to Rehab: ‘I Picked Up a Bottle and Drank’

On May 2, former Guns N' Roses and current Adler drummer Steven Adler admitted himself back into rehab for undisclosed substance abuse. The band Adler was forced to postpone its summer tour dates due to the drummer's return to rehab, and Adler himself has just written an official statement detailing exactly why he needed to go back again.

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Motley Crue Guitarist Mick Mars Offers Update After Canadian Concert Attack

Motley Crue guitarist Mick Mars has signed online to alert fans that he's okay after being knocked to the ground mid-performance by a concertgoer who rushed the stage in Saskatchewan, Canada Saturday night (May 4).

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Watch Device Perform ‘Close My Eyes Forever’ Live w/ Lzzy Hale at The Carolina Rebellion Festival

This weekend Charlotte Motor Speedway in North Carolina was supposed to be racing with rock n roll as the Carolina Rebellion Festival took place, sort. The bands took the stage for a full day on Saturday but due to inclement weather the show promoters had to cancel the second day off the festival.

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Halestorm + David Draiman Perform Led Zeppelin Classic at 2013 Revolver Golden Gods

Halestorm rocked their Grammy-winning song 'Love Bites (So Do I)' and 'I Miss the Misery' at the 2013 Revolver Golden Gods on May 2, but really raised things to a fevered pitch by introducing Device's David Draiman. While many might have expected Lzzy Hale and Drai

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Slayer Guitarist Jeff Hanneman Dies at 49

It's with true sadness that we report that legendary Slayer guitarist Jeff Hanneman has died at the age of 49. The tragic news was confirmed by a press release issued moments ago.

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