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5 August 2020

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George Lynch Retiring ‘Problematic, Inexcusable’ Lynch Mob Name

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Guitarist George Lynch is bringing his longtime project Lynch Mob to a close, announcing that he’ll no longer record or perform under that name. The rocker explained that his decision is partially due to the racial overtones of his band’s moniker. “The name itself, of course, has always been problematic,” Lynch admitted during an interview […]

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Here’s How You Can Hear Tom Petty’s New Song, ‘There Goes Angela’

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Another track from Tom Petty‘s long-awaited Wildflowers box has been released. It’s a demo made at home for the song “There Goes Angela (Dream Away).” The cut premiered today on Petty’s SiriusXM station, with Heartbreakers keyboardist Benmont Tench and engineer George Drakoulias showing up on David Fricke’s program for the debut. The song isn’t on streaming platforms, but […]

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Watch Metallica’s ‘Moth Into Flame’ Video From ‘S&M2’

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Metallica have released a video for “Moth Into Flame” from their upcoming live album Metallica and San Francisco Symphony: S&M2. You can watch the clip below. The song first appeared on 2016’s Hardwired … to Self-Destruct and received a high-profile slot at the Grammys the next year when Lady Gaga joined the band onstage. But […]

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Motley Crue Flame Out as the Dr. Feelgood Tour Ends

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Motley Crue were teetering toward burnout after their grueling Dr. Feelgood tour, a 10-month endeavor that found the newly sober group spiraling back into circus-like excesses. As the shows and commitments piled up, they found themselves trapped in the toxic industry machine — ultimately sending them over the brink and helping catalyze singer Vince Neil‘s eventual exit. The […]

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Why Ozzy Osbourne’s Daughter Found His Reality Show ‘Appalling’

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As she prepares to give her music career a big push, Aimee Osbourne, the eldest daughter of Ozzy and Sharon Osbourne, has opened up about why she didn’t appear on The Osbournes, the family’s reality show that aired on MTV from 2002-05. “To me, I’d grown up around having a pretty well-known dad anyway, and […]

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4 August 2020

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Joe Walsh’s Former Studio City Hangout on Sale for $4.8 Million

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A Los Angeles-area home Joe Walsh owned for nearly 30 years is on sale for $4.79 million. You can see dozens of photos of the house below. According to the Los Angeles Times, the Eagles, James Gang and solo star bought the Studio City, Calif., split-level soon after completing the recording of his 1991 solo […]

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4 August 2020

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Neil Young Sues to Stop Donald Trump From Playing His Songs

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Neil Young has sued Donald Trump for copyright infringement, Pitchfork reports, after the president’s campaign featured repeated airings of his songs during political rallies. “This complaint is not intended to disrespect the rights and opinions of American citizens, who are free to support the candidate of their choosing,” according to the lawsuit, which was published […]

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Sammy Hagar Announces First Post-Coronavirus Concert

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Sammy Hagar and the Circle will perform in front of the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame on Sept. 18 as part of a charity event that includes a celebrity golf tournament. It will be his first post-coronavirus performance. Rockin’ Fore the Kids will raise money for the Showers Family Center for Childhood Cancers and […]

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Were Genesis Better in the ’70s or ’80s? Roundtable

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Here’s the conventional narrative: Genesis were a prog-rock band in the ’70s and a pop act in the ’80s. Not quite true. Accessible songs like “I Know What I Like (In Your Wardrobe)” and “More Fool Me” showcased their hook-writing skills long before Peter Gabriel retired his bat-wing costume. And Genesis weren’t commercial sell-outs during Phil Collins‘ era as frontman […]

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Slim Kings Get ‘Raw’ With New Music: Exclusive Premiere

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One of the first things you notice about “Raw,” the latest single from the Slim Kings, is that it sounds like the band took an appropriately minimalist approach when it came to recording the song. It starts with analog hiss that crawls through the speakers in the opening moments. Then, one by one, more instruments are built into the […]

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