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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.