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Jack White Donates to Restore House from The Outsiders

by Ben LaScola
White Stripes vocalist and guitar player, Jack White has an eclectic taste that informs his genre-bending musical styles. Outside of the music realm, he is also a fan of one classic movie in particular: 1983’s The Outsiders. The Portland Press Herald writes that on Friday, September 22, White’s management confirmed that “he donated $30,000 to help […]

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 […]

Former Pantera Drummer, Vinnie Paul Passes Away

by David Gagnon
The metal community has been sent into mourning this weekend with the sudden passing of former Pantera drummer, Vinnie Paul Abbott. A statement was released by the official Pantera Facebook page on Friday stating: Vincent Paul Abbott aka Vinnie Paul has passed away. Paul is best known for his work as the drummer in the […]

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 […]