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Dollars Spent, Revenue Generated and Blood Drawn at Comic Con 2013

Two days in, Comic Con 2013 has been filled with pop culture “reveals,” news and offerings show no chance of containment.

07/20/2013

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Black Sabbath Tops Led Zeppelin On Poll Of Most Important British Hard Rock Bands

Who’s the best hard rock band ever? It’s a subjective – and loaded – question. But according to a poll recently taken by BPI – the British Recording Industry’s trade group – Black Sabbath is the most important British hard rock band ever, followed by Iron Maiden.

11/20/2012

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Watch Bruce Springsteen And Paul McCartney’s Hard Rock Live Performance, Uncut

Now, thanks to VH1, VH1 Classic and Palladia, you’ll be able to hear both of the Springsteen/McCartney collaborations, “Twist And Shout,” as well as “I Saw Her Standing There.” And you’ll be able to hear the entire ending of “Twist And Shout,” even though people who were at the show didn’t get to hear it. As it turns out, the microphones were still on for the entire song, it was only the PA that was shut down.

08/13/2012

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Black Sabbath’s Tony Iommi & Deep Purple’s Ian Gillan To Release “WhoCares”

Deep Purple singer Ian Gillan and Black Sabbath guitarist Tony Iommi are about to release a somewhat confusing collection that includes lesser known material from both artists’ careers, as well as some of their collaborations. Jokingly titled WhoCares, it’s likely that heavy metal and hard rock fans will care a lot.

08/10/2012

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Deep Purple’s Jon Lord Dead at 71

Deep Purple keyboardist and co-founder Jon Lord died today (July 16) in London after suffering a fatal pulmonary embolism and a lengthy battle with pancreatic cancer, his official website confirms. He was 71.

07/17/2012

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Ronnie Montrose 1947-2012

Rock guitarist Ronnie Montrose passed away on March 3, according to his official website.  The cause of death has not yet been announced, but he had battled cancer in his final years. His website’s homepage […]

03/04/2012

Street Date: Motörhead Still Rocking On 20th Album!

Indestructible [lastfm]Motörhead[/lastfm] frontman, bassist and shouter Lemmy Kilmister has reunited the current incarnation of the seminal metal band to release their 20th album, The World Is Yours. Twenty albums is a lot and often leaves […]

04/05/2011

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