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Watch NIRVANA And HEART's ANN And NANCY WILSON Receive 2023 Lifetime Achievement Awards From Recording Academy

NIRVANA and HEART's Ann and Nancy Wilson were honored with the Recording Academy's 2023 lifetime achievement award at the Wilshire Ebell Theater in Los Angeles on Saturday (February 4). Other honorees included Bobby McFerrin, Ma Rainey, Nile Rodgers and Slick Rick. The awards were presented at the S...
February 5, 2023
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GREEN DAY's BILLIE JOE ARMSTRONG Sings MÖTLEY CRÜE's 'Live Wire' At THE COVERUPS Concert In Walnut Creek (Video)

THE COVERUPS, the side project of GREEN DAY's Billie Joe Armstrong and Mike Dirnt, performed this past Thursday (February 2) at the Retro Junkie in Walnut Creek, California. Video of the concert can be seen below. Started in 2018 as a way to play cover songs, the group, which also features GREEN DAY...
February 4, 2023
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CHERIE CURRIE Says JOAN JETT And LITA FORD 'Owe It To The Fans' To Make THE RUNAWAYS Reunion Happen

Cherie Currie has once again said that a full reunion of iconic 1970s rockers THE RUNAWAYS will now probably never happen. Speaking on "Waste Some Time With Jason Green", Currie outlined her relationships with fellow former bandmates Joan Jett, Lita Ford, Jackie Fox and Sandy West and the previous a...
February 4, 2023
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GODSMACK's SULLY ERNA: TAYLOR HAWKINS 'Would Want' FOO FIGHTERS To Continue

In a new interview with Shannon Hernandez, a.k.a. The Shan Man, of 98KUPD, Arizona's Real Rock radio station, GODSMACK frontman Sully Erna reflected on his friendship with FOO FIGHTERS and the recent passing of drummer Taylor Hawkins. He said (as transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET): "I became friends w...
February 2, 2023
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NANCY WILSON On Receiving Lifetime Achievement Award From Recording Academy: 'It Speaks To The Relevance Of The Songs'

HEART's Nancy Wilson has reacted to the news that she and her sister Ann will be honored with the Recording Academy's 2023 lifetime achievement award. Other honorees include NIRVANA, Bobby McFerrin, Ma Rainey, Nile Rodgers and Slick Rick. The awards will be presented at the Special Merit Awards cere...
January 5, 2023
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NIRVANA And HEART's ANN And NANCY WILSON To Receive 2023 Lifetime Achievement Awards From Recording Academy

NIRVANA and HEART's Ann and Nancy Wilson will be honored with the Recording Academy's 2023 lifetime achievement award. Other honorees include Bobby McFerrin, Ma Rainey, Nile Rodgers and Slick Rick. The awards will be presented at the Special Merit Awards ceremony, which will return for the first tim...
January 5, 2023
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Lies They Tell Our Children

Avowedly passionate about truth, justice and personal politics, ANTI-FLAG have never been a band concerned with appealing to the masses. The popularity and prominence that they have earned, while remaining resolute and fearless in both their lyrics and real-world support for many righteous causes, i...
January 4, 2023
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GOJIRA's MARIO DUPLANTIER: 'Our Only Goal Is To Bring Something Positive' For Humanity

In a new interview with Australia's AndrewHaug.com, drummer Mario Duplantier of GOJIRA spoke about his band's environmentalist outcries and reputation as metal's next sociopolitical visionaries. He said (as transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET): "We grew up exactly in the same place in France, in the sou...
December 25, 2022
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Disclaimer (Deluxe Edition)"

Regardless of your personal like or dislike for post-grunge, there's no ignoring that the musical movement was one of the most influential in the mid-to-late-90s and early-2000s. It spawned bands that still top the active rock chart today. While groups such as CANDLEBOX and BUSH may have been the fi...
December 21, 2022
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WES SCANTLIN Admits PUDDLE OF MUDD's Cover Of NIRVANA's 'About A Girl' 'Looked And Sounded Like Total S**t'

PUDDLE OF MUDD frontman Wes Scantlin has reflected on his band's cover version of NIRVANA's "About A Girl", saying that "it looked and sounded like total shit." Although PUDDLE OF MUDD's acoustic performance at the SiriusXM studios had been online since January 2020, it only blew up on YouTube three...
December 19, 2022
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PEARL JAM's STONE GOSSARD: 'I Don't Think We Reinvented Anything'

In a new interview with Meltdown of Detroit's WRIF radio station, PEARL JAM guitarist Stone Gossard was asked for his take on the long-running narrative that grunge reinvented the rock and roll genre and killed the career of many hard rock and heavy metal musicians. He replied (as transcribed by BLA...
December 15, 2022
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MUSE Frontman MATT BELLAMY Reveals Appreciation For YNGWIE MALMSTEEN: 'I Got Into' His Music 'In The Early '90s'

In a new interview with Classic Rock magazine, MUSE frontman Matt Bellamy revealed an appreciation for Yngwie Malmsteen after Classic Rock's Amit Sharma pointed out that a lick in the MUSE song "You Make Me Feel Like It's Halloween" sounds like something the legendary Swedish guitarist might play. "...
December 12, 2022
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JUDAS PRIEST's ROB HALFORD: 'For The Longest Time, I Had A Real Problem With Nostalgia'

In a recent interview with "The Best Show With Tom Scharpling", JUDAS PRIEST singer Rob Halford spoke about the band's need to continue creating new music and not resting on its laurels. He said (as transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET): "This has been vital to PRIEST. Whenever we've toured, apart from t...
December 11, 2022
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GOJIRA 'Wanted To Find The Perfect Moment To Release' 'Our Time Is Now' Song

This past October, French progressive metallers GOJIRA released a new song titled "Our Time Is Now". The track appears on the soundtrack to EA Sports' long-running NHL video game franchise "NHL 23". In a new interview with Australia's "Everblack" podcast, GOJIRA drummer Mario Duplantier stated abou...
December 8, 2022
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GOJIRA Frontman Needs To Recharge His Batteries Before Starting Work On Next Album

In a new interview with Australia's Heavy, guitarist/vocalist Joseph Duplantier of French metallers GOJIRA was asked if there are plans for him and his bandmates to begin work on the follow-up to last year's "Fortitude" album. He responded (as transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET): "Yeah, that would be a...
December 5, 2022