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Dime Turns 45!

It's hard to believe that it's been 7 years since we lost Dimebag Darell Abott, Pantera/Damageplan guitarist.

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Nirvana’s Krist Novoselic to Play Seattle Show Celebrating 20th Anniversary of ‘Nevermind’

Since Kurt Cobain’s death in 1994 and Nirvana‘s inevitable breakup, Dave Grohl has stayed in the limelight and has flourished as the leader and frontman of Foo Fighters.

Krist Novoselic, meanwhile, has put music on the back burner for the better part of the last 17 years. But Novoselic has picked a good time to strap on his bass again for the public: a Sept. 20 celebration and fundraiser in Seattle to mark the upcoming 2oth anniversary of Nirvana’s ‘Nevermind’ album.

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Michael Vick Talks About His Second Chance, Why He Chose the Eagles

A lengthy piece in the upcoming issue of GQ highlights Michael Vick’s mindset past and present and the aftermath of the dogfighting scandal that sent him to prison for two years. How’d he handle the sentencing and subsequent backlash?

“For a while, it was all ‘Scold Mike Vick, scold Mike Vick, just talk bad about him, like he’s not a person,’” he said. “It’s almost as if everyone wanted to hate me. But what have I done to anybody? It was something that happened, and it was people trying to make some money.”

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Bush Headlines Fall US Tour with Chevelle and Filter

The recently reformed Bush is set to hit the road this fall for a headlining U.S. tour with two other bands that made some big noise in the mid-to-late 1990s: Chevelle and Filter.

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Tool’s Adam Jones Wows WWE Crowd With His Take on the National Anthem [VIDEO]

Jimi Hendrix, Marvin Gaye, Whitney Houston and Christina Aguilera are among the notable artists who have added some personal flair to their renditions of “The Star-Spangled Banner.”

On Aug. 14, Tool guitarist Adam Jones had the chance to leave his mark on the national anthem, and he did just that, performing a thunderous take on it prior to the WWE SummerSlam 2011 at the Staples Center in Los Angeles.

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Is Godsmack’s ‘Cryin Like a B—’ About Motley Crue’s Nikki Sixx? Sully Speaks

There’s no love lost between Godsmack singer Sully Erna and Motley Crue bassist Nikki Sixx.

As to whether the Godsmack song ‘Cryin’ Like a B—’ was written specifically about Sixx — well, Erna isn’t confirming the rumor, but he isn’t exactly denying it, either.

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Anthrax, Megadeth and Slayer, to Appear at ‘Metal Masters Clinic2 ‘ Next Month

It should be good and loud, just like the first time.

On Sept. 12, a second ‘Metal Masters Clinic’ is set to commence, this time at the Best Buy Theater in Manhattan’s Times Square. Members from Anthrax, Megadeth and Slayer — three of the legendary “Big 4″ thrash-metal bands that will rock Yankee Stadium two days after the clinic — will be on hand to share anecdotes and rattle the rafters.

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Pearl Jam Streams ‘Crown of Thorns’ From Its ‘PJ20′ Documentary Soundtrack [AUDIO]

Pearl Jam has never forgotten Mother Love Bone, the short-lived Seattle band that produced two of PJ’s founding members, guitarist Stone Gossard and bassist Jeff Ament.

On the soundtrack to its upcoming documentary, ‘PJ20,’ Pearl Jam includes a cover of the Mother Love Bone song ‘Crown of Thorns,’ and it’s now being streamed on the official PJ site.

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Smashing Pumpkins Plot Fall US Tour in Advance of New Studio Album

With new music to preview and two relatively new members in the band, the Smashing Pumpkins are scheduled to begin a 12-date U.S. tour in Los Angeles on Oct. 5.

The dozen concert dates are being described as a warmup to a big year of touring in 2012, which is when the Pumpkins will release their in-progress studio album, ‘Oceania.’

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Linkin Park Will Reward Its Most Charitable Fans With ‘Secret’ LA Show

Linkin Park often encourages its audience to make charitable contributions, acknowledges singer Chester Bennington.

So when they put out the call to raise money for tsunami relief in Japan, Bennington and his band mates decided to give their fans some extra incentive. And it’s a good one for both sides. Raise $500 by Aug. 24 for the band’s Music for Relief charity, and you and a guest can attend Linkin Park’s “secret” show in Los Angeles on Aug. 31.

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Shallow Bay:The Best of Breaking Benjamin Hits Stores This Week!

Tuesday August, 16 is when the greatest hits hit the shelves!

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Crue’s Nikki Sixx VS. Godsmack’s Sully Erna

Well okay if it were up to me, in a fight Nikki Sixx would totally win.

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