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Nikki Sixx Joins Megadeth for Cover of Sex Pistols’ ‘Anarchy in the U.K.’ at Download 2016

Nikki Sixx joined the members of Megadeth for a cover of the Sex Pistols classic 'Anarchy in the U.K.' during their appearance at Download 2016.

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Leader Singers, original or new

It seems like everywhere you turn these days bands are replacing their lead singers for new ones, especially in the rock world, of course this is nothing new but in my opinion nothing is as goo das the original vocalist for example, Queensryche without Geoff Tate isn't truly Queensryche, another older example of this is when Rob Halford was replaced in Judas Priest, now I'm not saying that these replacements were bad vocalists it just isn't the same, when I go to a show I want to hear the guy who made me like the song in the first place, of course with that being said I certainly need to throw a couple of examples out that where improvements if not equals and those were of course Iron Maiden when they replaced Paul Dianno with Bruce Dickinson or when Van Halen replaced David Lee Roth with Sammy Hagar (we won't mention Gary Cheron, Yikes...

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Melinda Nagy

Are concerts becoming too expensive?

In this part of the world in which we live have the average concert prices become too much for the average blue collar individual to afford or is it something else...

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Rolf Brenner

To Festival or Not: Are Rock Festivals Worth the Money These Days?

With the high cost of concerts these days, rock festivals are quickly becoming not only the best alternative to see all of your favorite bands in one location either over one day or in some cases four days, but they are quickly becoming family destination spots with many generations coming together for one huge event...

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Ethan Miller, Getty Images
Ethan Miller, Getty Images

Austin John Winkler (Formerly of Hinder) Talks to KBAT (AUDIO)

I had a chance to talk to the former lead vocalist of Hinder, Austin John Winkler about his current solo EP, "Love Sick Radio" just recently released and his sobriety.

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Kevin Winter, Getty Images
Kevin Winter, Getty Images

Scott Stapp of the Band Creed Talks with Muttley

I had a chance to talk with Scott Stapp of Creed this afternoon about his new album, the future of Creed and his publicized health issue and his new album Proof of Life and the tour...

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Category: Audio, Rock, Rock News
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Megaforce Records

33 Years Ago: Kirk Hammett Invited to Audition for Metallica

On April 1, 1983, Kirk Hammett found out a phone call requesting him to audition for Metallica was not an April Fool's joke.

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Peter Kramer, Getty Images

11 Years Ago: Ozzy Osbourne’s House Nearly Burned Down in Fire-Related Mishap

On March 25, 2005, Ozzy and Sharon Osbourne were sent fleeing from their Buckinghamshire estate due to a fire.

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Warner Bros

13 Years Ago: Linkin Park Release Their ‘Meteora’ Album

On March 25, 2003, Linkin Park avoided the sophomore slump, releasing the hugely successful 'Meteora' album.

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Bronze

37 Years Ago: Motorhead Paved the Way for Thrash With Second Album ‘Overkill’

On March 24, 1979, Motorhead influences generations of rockers to come with the release of their 'Overkill' album.

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