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Today's Photo of the Day is a remembrance of Slipknot bassist Paul Gray, who passed away May 24, 2010. Here he is performing at Nassau Coliseum on August 6, 2008.
It's Friday, which means it's time for our weekly Spotify playlist! This week, we're presenting a spring sampler of sorts, showcasing new and recent tunes by Airbourne, The Amity Affliction, The Devil Wears Prada, Gojira, Heartist, Killswitch Engage, Kvelertak and Stone Sour! Enjoy!
Rush frontman Geddy Lee was recently interviewed by the Birmingham Post, and he recalled his emotional response to the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction ceremony.
“It was really overwhelming and we all got choked up,” he told the paper. “Our fans have always placed more importance on us getting in than we have – we’d always thought it was no big deal. But at that particular moment it sure did feel like a big deal.”
Back in April, we posted 10 of the most awesome Slipknot gifs we could find on Tumblr. It proved so popular, we're doing it again! Here are 10 more Slipknot gifs to stare at over the long holiday weekend. You're welcome.
To celebrate the release of Airbourne's Black Dog Barking, and their song "Live It Up" soundtracking the Full Throttle ride at Six Flags® Magic Mountain in California, we've got an amazing contest for you! The grand prize winner will receive:
Five runners-up will receive Black Dog Barking on vinyl and Airbourne T-shirts!
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PARIS (Reuters) - French singer and songwriter Georges Moustaki, beloved in France for his songs celebrating liberty and collaborations with Edith Piaf, died on Thursday after a long illness. He was 79. The Greek-born singer grew up in Alexandria, Egypt, and arrived in Paris in 1951, where he began to play guitar at nightclubs and met some of the period's best-known singers. He was introduced to Edith Piaf in the late 1950s and started to write songs for the Parisian star, the most famous of which was "Milord" about a lower-class girl who falls in love with an upper-class British traveler. ...
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Oklahoma country singer Blake Shelton is planning a televised benefit to raise money for victims of the massive tornado that swept through Moore, Oklahoma, this week, music magazine Billboard reported Wednesday. "The Voice" judge Shelton, a native of Ada, Oklahoma, which is 75 miles northwest of Moore, said he would have more information on the NBC concert in the next 24 hours. "I'm hoping it will raise a lot of money. Obviously it will be televised and will happen really quickly," Shelton told Billboard after the conclusion of Tuesday's "The Voice. ...
By Eric Kelsey LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Indie rock band Vampire Weekend on Wednesday grabbed the top spot on the weekly Billboard 200 album chart, besting new albums from country legend George Strait and pop singer Demi Lovato. "Modern Vampires of the City" sold 134,000 copies in its first week, according to figures compiled by Nielsen SoundScan, and became the second album to debut at the top of the weekly Billboard 200 for the New York-based rockers. It was also the first independently distributed album to debut at No. ...
By Ira Teinowitz LOS ANGELES (TheWrap.com) - Washington is truly feeling the earth move this week as singer-songwriter Carole King is honored with the Library of Congress's Gershwin Prize for popular song and then saluted in two concerts, one in the White House. King is becoming the first female songwriter to win the prize, which was won by Stevie Wonder in 2009, Paul McCartney in 2010, and the songwriting team of Burt Bacharach and Hal David in 2012. ...
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Soul music legend Aretha Franklin postponed three June concerts, the singer's spokesman said on Wednesday, a week after health issues caused her to cancel two shows in May. Spokesman David Brokaw said the "Queen of Soul" did not give a reason for postponing concerts in Clarkston, Michigan, as well as Ottawa and Montreal, Canada, which were scheduled for late June. "She's going to resume her schedule in July," Brokaw said. Franklin, 71, canceled concerts in Chicago and Connecticut last week to undergo undisclosed medical treatment between May 20-26, organizers said. ...
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