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John Bonham’s 70th birthday was marked today

by the unveiling of a statue of the Led Zeppelin drummer in his hometown of Redditch, England. The bronze sculpture of Bonham behind his drum kit is life-sized and weighs more than 5,000 pounds. It’s covered in anti-graffiti paint and emblazoned with an ungrammatical sentence: “The most outstanding and original drummer of his time, John…read more »

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EAGLES: Best of the 12 String Slingers

When it comes to guitar lists, what’s left? There have been lists of who’s the best, fastest, as well as the best solo, riff and on and on. But here’s a new twist – Guitar World has compiled the “Top 30 12-String Guitar Songs of All-Time.” To qualify, they “looked at not only the legacy…read more »

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Live Stream Greta Van Fleet’s Coachella Performances

Coachella is upon us, and for the eighth year in a row, you can live stream the first weekend on April 13-15. We know, we know—Coachella? Before you roll your eyes, keep in mind that you can watch some high-quality performances, including sets from A Perfect Circle and Greta Van Fleet—and that last one’s about…read more »

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JUDAS PRIEST: Powering Up the Fire Generator

Judas Priest released a name generator so you can have your name or anything else spelled out like the band’s iconic logo. It was posted in conjunction with Friday’s release of the new album, Firepower. You can have a go at it at JudasPriest-NameGenerator.com In released news, a Priest pop-up store opened Friday at Sony…read more »