ROCK

EXCLUSIVE: How Love, Positivity, and Slipknot Influenced Mongolian Rock Band The HU

With millions of views on YouTube and surprising famous fans like Elton John , Mongolian rock band The HU have quickly become international stars. The foursome’s unique blend of traditional style of Mongolian throat singing and playing a horsehead fiddle, combined with rock sensibility taught to...
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Robert Plant Still Doesn't Know What to Call Led Zeppelin's 4th Album

Led Zeppelin ’s fourth studio album does not officially have a title, but it has to be called something. Many fans call it Led Zeppelin IV , but Robert Plant still doesn’t know what to say after all these years. In the latest episode of the legendary frontman’s “Digging Deep” podcast, Plant told...
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Kurt Cobain's 'MTV Unplugged' Sweater Sets Record at Auction

The iconic sweater worn by Kurt Cobain during Nirvana ’s MTV Unplugged performance sold for $334,000 at auction – a record. Julian’s Auctions says the price exceeded expectations and became the most expensive sweater ever sold at an auction. The olive sweater is a Manhattan-brand cardigan, size...
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Flea Ties the Knot: Red Hot Chili Peppers Bassist Marries Designer Melody Ehsani

Flea has some extra punch in his groove now that he’s made it official with the love of his life. The Red Hot Chili Peppers bassist is a married man, and his new status clearly suits him. The 57-year-old wed designer Melody Ehsani in Los Angeles over the weekend, and the couple looked as content as...
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Tool Fan Unwittingly Asks Eddie Van Halen to Take His Picture

Smile for Eddie Van Halen ! A fan at a Tool concert did exactly that, but what he didn’t know was who was holding the phone. Eddie was one of the thousands of people in L.A. who traveled to Staples Center this week to watch one of hard rock’s most intriguing bands. After Tool played their final...
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7 Nirvana Deep Cuts You Have to Hear

When you listen to Nirvana in 2019, they still pull you in - they still sound different than almost everyone one else regardless of context, and they still sound urgent and relevant. The music is heavier, angrier, and more punk than even most of what was happening in their own Seattle scene in the...
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The Who's 'Tommy' Returning to Broadway in 2021

The Who ’s Tommy is returning to Broadway in 2021. The show that helped prove rock operas work on-stage originally ran for two years starting in 1993 and is being reworked by original director Des McAnuff . “Our new production of Tommy will be a reinvention aimed directly at today,” he said in a...
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Quiet Riot Drummer Frankie Banali Battling Stage 4 Pancreatic Cancer

Quiet Riot drummer Frankie Banali has revealed he is battling stage four pancreatic cancer. The 67-year-old had been missing some gigs since his April 17th diagnosis, and says he needed to let fans know why. “The original prognosis was very scary. I had quite a battle on my hands and it took a lot...
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Not Creepy: Rock Legends Get Spiders Named After Them

If Rick Allen , Bruce Dickinson and Klaus Meine ever formed a supergroup, they could call themselves The Spiders. A Brazilian biologist who likes to rock has discovered four new spider species and named them after the Def Leppard drummer, Iron Maiden singer and Scorpions singer. Christina Rheims...
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Eddie Vedder Peforms With The Who in Front of Wife and Daughter

If The Who are in Seattle, you can count on Eddie Vedder being close by. One of the band’s biggest fans and friends joined them on-stage during their performance at T-Mobile Park. The Pearl Jam frontman, sporting a Union Jack blazer, joined Roger Daltrey , Pete Townshend and company towards the end...
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