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Duff McKagan
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Bassist Duff McKagan Rejoining Guns N’ Roses for Five South American Shows

The rumors are true! Bassist Duff McKagan will be rejoining Guns N' Roses for a handful of shows, serving as a fill-in for current Guns N' Roses bassist Tommy Stinson while he returns to The Replacements for their reunion shows.

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Flea
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Red Hot Chili Peppers Bassist Flea Lands Deal to Pen Autobiography

Red Hot Chili Peppers bassist Flea is writing an official memoir! For 30 years, Flea has manned the low-end for the iconic act, playing on countless classic tracks while redefining what a hard rock bassist can do.

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Courtney Love Kurt Cobain
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Courtney Love Open to the Idea of a Kurt Cobain Broadway Musical

The idea has come up before, but it appears as though Courtney Love is now more receptive to the possibility of staging a musical that would honor her late husband, Kurt Cobain.

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Liz Ramanand, Loudwire
Liz Ramanand, Loudwire

Killswitch Engage, Converge + More Slated For 2014 ‘This Is Hardcore Fest’

Necks will be snapped and the pit will be packed for the annual 'This Is Hardcore Fest.' This year's four-day extravaganza will be held at the Electric Factory in Philadelphia from July 24-27.

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Red Fang

Red Fang Reveal Dates for ‘Situation: Awesome!’ 2014 U.S. Tour

Portland rockers and purveyors of fine facial hair Red Fang are currently tearing it up in Europe. But next month they'll be back stateside to kick off a U.S. tour with Big Business and American Sharks (dates below).

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Dave Lombardo
Liz Ramanand, Loudwire

Drummer Dave Lombardo Doesn’t Ever Foresee a Reunion With Slayer

Ousted drummer Dave Lombardo doesn't ever foresee a return to Slayer. This news shouldn't shock the fans who have been following (or have been bummed out by) the drama surrounding Lombardo's most recent exit from the band. Things have been acrimonious and messy, with private details about financials and other business and personal issues becoming public knowledge.

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Trent Reznor of Nine Inch Nails
Mary Ouellette, SheWillShootYou.com

Nine Inch Nails Unveil ‘Sanctified’ Video From Upcoming ‘Austin City Limits’ Performance

Looks like Nine Inch Nails will be at "home with the armadillo" this weekend as the band will make a rare concert TV performance on the long-running PBS series, 'Austin City Limits.' In advance of the airing, the band has unveiled a teaser via Rolling Stone in the form of their performance of 'Sanctified' for the show.

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Avenged Sevenfold
Mary Ouellette, SheWillShootYou.com

Avenged Sevenfold’s M. Shadows Talks ‘Hail to the King’ Success, Touring + ‘Deathbat’ Game

Avenged Sevenfold are one of the busiest bands in rock these days. Not only is the band promoting their hugely successful 'Hail to the King' album, but they've also got several other projects in the works, including the highly anticipated 'Hail to the King: Deathbat' game.

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Kiss
Mary Ouellette, SheWillShootYou.com

Current and Classic KISS Members to Share Table at Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Induction

Update (11:40am): Sources claim that Vinnie Vincent will, in fact, attend the Hall of Fame ceremony as well.

With the tremendous amount of drama surrounding the 2014 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction of KISS, there are many questions being asked. One of these questions, however, has just been answered. According to a new report, the full current KISS lineup will attend the induction ceremony, as will founding members Ace Frehley and Peter Criss, along with former guitarist Bruce Kulick.

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April Tool's Day - Loudwire Nights
Getty Images, Carlo Allegri

We’re Celebrating April TOOL’s Day on Loudwire Nights with Full Metal Jackie

April Fool’s Day comes around every year on the same day -- I mean, if you’re getting fooled the same day every year on the same date over and over, what gives? Every year it’s the same: you wake up, go about your business and sooner or later someone tells you a lie, or at least some crazy story, in the hopes you’ll get all riled up and agitated

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