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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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Pat Benatar, Doobie Brothers, Soundgarden Take Early Lead in Rock Hall Fan Voting

If music lovers have anything to say about it, Pat Benatar , The Doobie Brothers and Soundgarden can start making plans to be in Cleveland next year. The three artists have jumped out to an early lead in the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame Fan Vote. With more than a million ballots already cast,...
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Guns N' Roses First to Reach 1 Billion YouTube Views on Video From the 80s

One of the biggest rock songs of the 80s still has momentum. The video for Guns N’ Roses ’ “Sweet Child O’ Mine” just became the first clip from the decade to achieve one billion views on YouTube. The black and white video depicts a band that’s about to explode rehearsing. All of the band members’...
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Soundgarden, Whitney Houston, Doobie Brothers Among First-Time Rock Hall Nominees

The class of 2020 Rock & Roll Hall of Fame nominees are out, and it’s an eclectic list of artists. Nine of them are on the ballot for the first time: Dave Matthews Band , The Doobie Brothers , Whitney Houston , Motörhead , The Notorious B.I.G. , Pat Benatar , Soundgarden , T. Rex and Thin Lizzy...
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Are the Black Crowes Reuniting for a Big Anniversary?

One of the most intense sibling rivalries in rock history may be easing enough for an epic reunion tour to happen. There’s speculation of a Black Crowes get-together in time for the 30th anniversary of Shake Your Money Maker . According to the Wall Street Journal , Chris and Rich Robinson are in...
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Eddie Van Halen Flies to Germany for Throat Cancer Treatments: Report

Eddie Van Halen was declared cancer-free in 2002 after having a third of his tongue removed, but he has been flying to Germany to get treatment for throat cancer for some time, according to a new report by TMZ. The celebrity site has sources who say the 64-year-old has been receiving radiation...
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Man Accused of Stealing Unreleased Tom Petty Music

Some big time Tom Petty -related items are back where they belong, including hard drives containing unreleased music. Sources told TMZ a man broke into a storage locker in Los Angeles owned by one of Petty’s former engineers. The man also allegedly swiped guitars, other instruments and guns...
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Why This Guns N' Roses Fan Was Banned From Their Concerts For Life

He’s been to 32 shows, tattooed the band’s autographs on his arm, and named his son Axl, but Rick Dunsford is apparently the last person Guns N’ Roses wants to see at its shows. The Mississippi resident says GNR banned him for life because it thinks he leaked Chinese Democracy demos online...
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Van Halen's 7 Best Songs of the David Lee Roth Era

There aren’t many more rock ‘n roll fan debates that are more polarizing than the David Lee Roth vs. Sammy Hagar eras of Van Halen . We personally loved them both. Roth has the benefit of being the original, but how many replacement singers could have helped keep the band relevant through the rest...
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