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Watch Metallica play “All Within My Hands” acoustically at benefit concert

Watch Metallica play “All Within My Hands” acoustically at benefit concert

ABC/Randy HolmesEarlier this month, Metallica played a rare acoustic concert to raise money for the band’s All Within My Hands charity organization. If you missed it, the metal legends have shared a live video from the show of them performing the St. Anger song that gave the foundation its name. You can watch it now…

Red Hot Chili Peppers announce first tour dates of 2019

Red Hot Chili Peppers announce first tour dates of 2019

Credit: Steve Keros Red Hot Chili Peppers have announced their first tour dates of 2019. The Los Angeles rockers will launch a tour of Australia and New Zealand starting in February. The trek, which features nine shows, kicks off February 17 in Hobart, Australia, and is mapped out through a March 8 concert in Auckland,…

To be an American: Billy Idol gets sworn in as US citizen

To be an American: Billy Idol gets sworn in as US citizen

PRNewsFoto/Palms Casino ResortWednesday was a nice day for Billy Idol, who was sworn in as an American citizen at a ceremony held in Los Angeles. Photos of the British-born punk rocker at the ceremony have been posted on the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services’ social media sites. One of the pics shows Idol taking the…

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Top 10 Classic Rock One-Hit Wonders

Top 10 Classic Rock One-Hit Wonders

Today is National One-Hit Wonder day!  Yes, there is a day dedicated to those artists that had one HUGE hit, and then fizzled out (or continued making music, but had no big hits). So to celebrate, I’ve put together 10 Classic Rock One-Hit Wonders for you to enjoy. 10. Red Rider – Lunatic Fringe 9.…

Tonya Haze Interviews: Talk Like A Pirate Day

Tonya Haze Interviews: Talk Like A Pirate Day

  Ahoy, me hearties! Today is September 19th, so that means it is one of my favorite holidays – International Talk Like A Pirate Day! I mean, let’s face it, any day where you can call someone a “scallywag” is a great day! Earlier today, I got the privilege of interviewing John “Ol’ Chumbucket” Baur,…

The Forge – R.I.P. Vinnie Paul

The Forge – R.I.P. Vinnie Paul

Tribute shows suck. I mean- they sound great, and remind us of the music made by those we’ve lost, but it just sucks having to do them. Last Friday, we lost Vinnie Paul, the founder and drummer of Pantera, Damageplan and Hellyeah. I got to interview Vinnie on a number of occasions and every time…

Top 10 Classic Rock Road Trip Songs

Top 10 Classic Rock Road Trip Songs

Now that summer is here, it’s time to think about hitting the road. And every road trip needs a great soundtrack. To get you started, here are my Top 10 must-have road trip songs.               10. Golden Earring – Radar Love Why it’s a must have: A steady rhythm,…

ENTERTAINMENT NEWS

Watch now: Netflix’s ‘A Christmas Prince: The Royal Wedding’ debuts its trailer

Watch now: Netflix’s ‘A Christmas Prince: The Royal Wedding’ debuts its trailer

Courtesy of Netflix(LOS ANGELES) — Ready for another royal wedding? The follow-up to your favorite holiday guilty pleasure movie, A Christmas Prince, has released its first trailer. The Netflix sequel, A Christmas Prince: The Royal Wedding, takes place a year after the first film, as journalist Amber plans her nuptials to the now-king of the…

Glenn Close, Ethan Hawke, ‘Eighth Grade’ among Film Independent Spirit Awards nominees

Glenn Close, Ethan Hawke, ‘Eighth Grade’ among Film Independent Spirit Awards nominees

Film Independent(LOS ANGELES) — The nominations for the 34th annual Film Independent Spirit Awards have been announced. Nominees for Best Feature include Bo Burnham’s Eighth Grade and Barry Jenkins’ If Beale Street Could Talk, and nominees for Best First Feature include the horror film Hereditary, Boots Riley’s Sorry to Bother You and Paul Dano’s Wildlife.…

Tom Hardy receives prestigious honor from British royal family

Tom Hardy receives prestigious honor from British royal family

Axelle/Bauer-Griffin/FilmMagic(LONDON) — Actor Tom Hardy has been bestowed with a prestigious honor by the British royal family. A tweet from the royal family’s Twitter page confirms that Hardy was made a CBE – Commander of the Order of the British Empire – on Friday, for his contributions to drama. Prince Charles gave him the award…