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Randy Rhoads

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    August 22, 2013

    The fifteen best hair metal bands of all time

    Before grunge scrubbed the smeared makeup off of the face of hair metal and trimmed its flowing locks, an endless parade of longhaired dudes did their level best to destroy the ozone layer, fueled by a steady diet of sex, drugs, rock and roll. Oh, and, well, depending on the band, more sex and lots ... More >>

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    July 17, 2013

    The ten biggest arguments in metal

    In the company of booze and a bowl, a metalhead's favorite pastime is arguing about all things metal -- the who, what, where, when, why and how something is the best of the best. These arguments typically end with someone spitting out of blood/teeth, bloody noses, fat lips and a cold can of beer on ... More >>

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    April 30, 2012

    Lester Bangs died thirty years ago today

    See Also: • Studio 54 opened 35 years ago today • Randy Rhoads: Thirty years ago, a tragic accident took the life of a legendary guitarist • Sex Pistols sign with A&M outside Buckingham Palace 35 years ago • Today in History archives Lester Bangs mother was a Jehovah's Witness and his Fathe ... More >>

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    April 26, 2012

    Studio 54 opened 35 years ago today

    See Also: • Randy Rhoads: Thirty years ago, a tragic accident took the life of a legendary guitarist • Sex Pistols sign with A&M outside Buckingham Palace 35 years ago • Today in History archives Other than the gas shortage and a (relatively) poor economy, the second half of the 1970s was a g ... More >>

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    March 19, 2012

    Randy Rhoads: Thirty years ago today, a tragic accident took the life of a legendary guitarist

    The 1980s did not start well for Ozzy Osbourne. After being kicked out of Black Sabbath, the Prince of Darkness holed up in an L.A. hotel room, planning to remain as drunk as possible until his money ran out, and then probably move back to England to work as a laborer. He met future wife Sharon Arde ... More >>

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    February 6, 2012

    Alexi Laiho of Children of Bodom: "Yeah, I broke my shoulder bowling."

    Children of Bodom (due tomorrow night at the Gothic Theater) formed in 1993 in the Finnish town of Espoo. Lead guitarist and singer Alexi Laiho and drummer Jaska Raatikainen formed the band around the age of fourteen under the name Inearthed. By the time the outfit released its debut album, 1997's S ... More >>

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    December 9, 2011

    Guns N' Roses guitarist Dj Ashba on that time his pal Neil Diamond urged him to join GNR

    ​Guns N' Roses (due Sunday, December 11 at 1STBANK Center) is a household name at this point and hardly needs an introduction. During the late 1980s, Guns proved that you could come out of L.A. and not have songs that were just thinly disguised paeans to sexual conquest. Guns didn't go for t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 21, 2011

    Aleister Wild guitarist Terry Span in coma after altercation with bassist Michael Sorden

    Update 10/21/11: More troubling news today out of the Springs. There's been several reports filtering in last night and this afternoon that Aliester Wild guitarist Terry Span has passed away. We'll post more details as they become available. BandMix.comMichael Sorden (left) and Terry Span of Alies ... More >>

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    March 21, 2002

    Help Not Wanted

    Thanks to voicetracking, radio stations need fewer DJs than ever before.

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