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7 Great Johnny Cash Rock Covers

The legendary Johnny Cash would have turned 85 today (February 26), and in a career that spanned six decades, there was one thing he could do better than nearly anyone else:  Cover a song and make it his own.

Disturbed Issue Statement On A7X Stage Accident

Disturbed has added its voice in reaction to the tragedy on Monday (February 20) in Stuttgart, Germany, where a local stagehand was killed when another crew member accidentally fell from the rigging above while tearing down Avenged Sevenfold's stage set.

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.

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.

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. 

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…

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.

10 Hilarious Lines From 'Wayne's World'

Wayne’s World, one of the best Saturday Night Live sketches that evolved into a film, was released in theaters 25 years ago today (February 14.)  Without a doubt, it is 95 minutes of comedic genius that still resonates to this day.  Want proof?  Look at this selection of quotes.  They make us feel kinda funny,…

Undercover Sound System Playlist 2.13.17

1. The Black Angels - "Currency" (Partisan) 2. The Bombpops - "Be Sweet" (Fat Wreck Chords) 3. Jerry Cantrell - "A Job To Do" (Varese Sarabande) 4. Hanni El Khatib - "Paralyzed" (Innovative Leisure) 5. Skip Marley - "Lions" (Island) 6. White Lies - "Morning In LA" (BMG) 7. The Griswolds - "Role Models" (Concord)…

Ashes To Ashes, Vinyl To Vinyl

Many people request for their loved ones to scatter their ashes in a specific location upon their death, but one company is now offering taking cremated ashes and turning them into a vinyl record.

Metallica Announce North American Tour Dates

In the wake of its Grammy Awards performance with Lady Gaga on Sunday night (February 12), Metallica has announced its long-awaited North American tour in support of its latest album, Hardwired...To Self-Destruct. 

Recap of Tom Petty’s MusiCares Person of the Year Gala

Tom Petty was feted by friends and fellow musicians on Friday (February 10), as he was honored as the MusiCares Person of the Year with a Grammy Week gala at the Los Angeles Convention Center. During a gracious acceptance speech (video below) Petty noted that, "Twenty years ago, I would have been too cynical to…

David Bowie Sweeps, Wins 5 Grammys

The 59th Annual Grammy Awards acted as a sort of second tribute to the late David Bowie with his final studio album Blackstar going five for five in its nominations for the evening.

GALLERY: Rockers Arrive At The Grammys

Music's biggest night brought rock's biggest names down the red carpet, and their fashions didn't disappoint.  Check out our Grammy gallery highlighting the biggest fashion statements from the rock world!