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The Eagles Pass Michael Jackson for Best-Selling Album

by David Gagnon
The Eagles have finally soared passed Michael Jackson. The Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA, for short) has confirmed that the band’s 1976 compilation album, Their Greatest Hits (1971-1975), has passed Michael Jackson’s Thriller for the best-selling album of all time. The album was certified 38x platinum, indicating that sales and streams of the album have reached […]

Trivium’s Matt Heafy Covers, “Africa” by Toto

by David Gagnon
For whatever reason, “Africa” by Toto has been making a comeback. Not that I’m complaining, it’s a really good song. Lately, Trivium’s Matt Heafy, who has taken Twitch by storm recently, has put out a cover of “Africa” that he performed on his stream. Whipping out his seven-string electric to break up his trend of acoustic […]

Five Acts You Should Be Paying Attention To

by David Gagnon
While we shouldn’t necessarily be out with the old, we should welcome the new with open arms. Some of these bands have already established themselves within their respective circles, while others have yet to put out an album. Nonetheless, these artists are the future and should be recognized as such.   Khemmis Formed in 2012, […]

Ghost Closes Show Early After Fan Collapses and Passes Away

by David Gagnon
On May 31st, the band, Ghost, ended their show in Milwaukee, WI after a fan in the crowd fainted during an intermission between songs. The paramedics were called, the man was taken away, and it was announced the rest of the show would be called off. The band also cancelled their appearance at a release party for […]

Alice In Chains Cover “Soundgarden” In Memory Of Chris Cornell

by David Gagnon
Only a few days ago was the one-year anniversary of Soundgarden frontman Chris Cornell.   To honor their fallen friend, Alice in Chains paid tribute by playing two Soundgarden songs at their show at, Rock On The Range Music Festival. Closing out their set, Alice in Chains covered “Hunted Down” from Soundgarden’s debut EP, “Screaming […]

Guns N’ Roses Announce Reissue of Appetite For Destruction

by David Gagnon
After the appearance of a countdown timer on their website, and rumors of a reunion featuring, original rhythm guitarist, Izzy Stradlin and drummer, Steven Adler, which turned out to be false, Guns N’ Roses have officially announced a reissue of their debut album, Appetite For Destruction, to celebrate the album’s thirty-first anniversary.   The PRP released […]