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Scott Stapp talks about music, life and his new band:

Just a couple of years ago Scott Stapp was in the headlines for all the wrong reasons. Scott, the former singer of Creed, has been diagnosed with Pi-Polar Disorder, a serious mental illness that when mixed with drugs and alcohol can lead to death. This time around though, that familiar crash and burn rock &…

Come hangout with me this weekend!

Friday and Sunday i will be hanging out at Autorama in Cobo Center Downtown Detroit! Friday I will be hanging out there at 11am for the Dukes of Hazzard car jump which starts at 11:45 am!! Meltdown will be there from 3-7pm broadcasting live from the Man Cave! I will also be there on Sunday…

FLASHBACK: Jethro Tull, Metallica & the First Heavy Metal GRAMMY

The GRAMMYs are known for their infamous moments, but for rock/metal fans the world over, one of the award ceremony’s most infamous moments of them all happened February 22, 1989 when the very first GRAMMY award for Best Hard Rock/Metal Performance Vocal or Instrumental was given to Jethro Tull.

Come hangout with me!

Join me and Meltdown tomorrow from 3-7pm at Outdoorama inside the Suburban Collection Showplace in Novi and check out all of their great outdoor apparel and much more!! Make sure you stop by the Riff booth and get registered to win a Manistee Fishing & Lodging Getaway, which includes a 1/2 day afternoon Charter Fishing Trip…

The Latest on Tremonti

Even with Alter Bridge in full active mode, guitarist Mark Tremonti is making plans for his next outing with the Tremonti band.

Japanese Pool Player Gives Great Interview

While being interviewed this Japanese player gives answers to the reporters questions that makes it seem like he doesn't understand what is being asked. Japanese pool player gives great interview - Original Japanese pool player gives great interview 日本のプールプレーヤーが素晴らしいインタビューをする

Dorothy Martin - Dorothy

The band Dorothy is an L.A. based rock/blues band. I've never met or interviewed Dorothy before today so it was cool to see what she's about. She talked about her influences, which is pretty eclectic, what country singer she loves, her yodeling, Grammy parties and maybe posing for Playboy. She also gives us an update…
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David Geffen: Best Billionaire To Follow On Instagram?

Legendary record executive/DreamWorks studio co-founder David Geffen celebrates his 74th birthday today (February 21.)  He may be mostly retired from the entertainment business, but there’s one thing he isn’t retired from:  Posting amazing photos on Instagram.

Corey Taylor’s New Book Due Out August 15

Mark August 15 on the calendar as the new publication date for Slipknot/Stone Sour frontman Corey Taylor's new book America 51: A Probe Into The Realities That Are Hiding Inside The Greatest Country In The World. 

Red Octopus Faces Off With Swimmer Crab

Divers recorded these two underwater creatures squaring up on the ocean floor right off the coast of California.   Red Octopus Face Off with a Swimmer Crab Occurred on February 10, 2017 / Monterey, California, USA "I'm a SCUBA diver and underwater photographer/ cinematographer based in Monterey, California. The conditions here are usually pretty touch…

Dude Makes John Wick Action Scene

This dude set up a camera and filmed a John Wick style action scene all by himself in his apartment. John Wick Style action scene I made alone at my apartment for filmmaking practice. I did this John Wick style action clip at my apartment. I put the camera on the tripod and played the…

Frances Bean Posts Birthday Tribute To Kurt Cobain

There will doubtlessly be scores of tributes on social media today (February 20) to the late Kurt Cobain, who would have turned 50. Few, however, are likely to be more personal than his daughter Frances Bean Cobain, who was almost 20 months old when her father committed suicide on April 5, 1994, at the age…

Unconscious On A Sky Swing

If you’re trying to impress your date, passing out on a ride isn’t the way to do it. - Guy Passes Out on Sky Swing This couple decided to be courageous and went on the sky swing. They were lifted up high into the air then once they got to the top, the girl…

Why Tony Iommi Is Such A Legend

Black Sabbath guitarist Tony Iommi turns 69 today (February 19), and it goes without saying he’s one of rock’s most iconic axe men.  It doesn’t hurt that he also has one of the most incredible backstories, too.

FLASHBACK: KISS Rocks ‘The Mike Douglas Show’

KISS’ self-titled debut was released on this day (February 18) in 1974, and to say that most of America didn’t know what to make of the group is an understatement, especially when you watch this March 1974 appearance on The Mike Douglas Show.

Adam Gontier - Saint Asonia/Three Days Grace

Adam Gontier is getting antsy so he's breaking out the acoustic guitar and doing a few shows in the area. 3/24 Diesel Concert Lounge @ Chesterfield, MI 3/35 Ground Zero Nightclub @ Traverse City, MI 3/26 The Music Factory @ Battle Creek, MI 3/30 Mercy Lounge @ Nashville, TN 3/31 Masquerade @ Atlanta, GA We…
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