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Slayer talks with Riff2 Detroit's Inside The Circle Pit

Riff2 Detroit's "Inside The Circle Pit" host (Erik Aratari) recently caught up with Kerry King of Slayer at Chicago Open Air. Tune into their chat as they talk about the band being together for over 30 years, writing the setlists for headlining shows compared to festivals, the videos for their most recent album "Repentless," and…

5 Awesome Slash Cameos

Slash celebrates his 52nd birthday today (July 23), and out of all of the incredibly cool moments in his career (and there is A LOT of them), some of Slash's best moments come from him performing with other artists.

In Honor Of Alex Trebek's Birthday...

Legendary Jeopardy host Alex Trebek turns 77 today (we couldn't believe his age, either), and while we admire the many accents and dialects he dons when reading answers, we must admit that one of our favorite parts about Trebek and Jeopardy itself is that it birthed the hilarious "Celebrity Jeopardy" skits on Saturday Night Live.

John Connolly (Sevendust/Projected) Interview:

I spoke with John Connolly (Sevendust) today (7/21/17) about the new album from his band Projected. We also talked in depth about the loss of Chester Bennington and depression. Ignite My Insanity is on sale now. The band is a modern-age super-group comprised of Sevendust guitarist John Connolly, Alter Bridge/Creed drummer Scott Phillips, Sevendust bassist…

Chester and Chris together on stage. Be in peace....

Flashback: Chester Bennington and Chris Cornell Sing 'Hunger Strike' The shocking news of Chester Bennington's suicide is just beginning to sink in, leaving us with a lot more questions than answers along with endless heartache. The Linkin Park frontman battled addiction and depression throughout his life, but at least by outward appearances he seemed to…

Friday, July 21st 2017 Dave & Chuck the Freak Podcast

Dave and Chuck the Freak talk about a father arrested while trying to take his wife to the hospital while in labor, Chester Bennington from Linkin Park committing suicide, OJ Simpson getting parole, a man who fell off a boat and had his life saved by his prosthetic leg, a dude that shot at a…
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More Tributes To Chester Bennington

The shocking, sudden death of Linkin Park’s Chester Bennington carried on through the night with many more musicians paying tribute to the singer, both on social media and on stage.

Thursday, July 20th 2017 Dave & Chuck the Freak Podcast

Dave and Chuck the Freak talk about science proving that being “hangry” is real thing, a guy opening up a donut shop next to a weed dispensary, a city that has banned people from using portable devices while walking, people in jail not allowed to pleasure themselves, a family that had 15 pounds of frozen…
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Video Round-Up: Best Tributes to Chris Cornell

Chris Cornell would’ve celebrated his 53rd birthday today (July 20), and frankly, it still feels weird to refer to the singer in the past tense. For a singer that was so present, it’s still difficult to come to grips with the fact that a vocal force that powerful is gone. Considering his talent, influence and…