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Bush announces deluxe 'The Kingdom' album and drive-in concerts

Bush has announced a deluxe version of the band’s new album, ‘The Kingdom.’ To celebrate they have announced a pair of drive-in concerts, set to take place November 20 and 21 in California.
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311 announces full-album livestreams

311 has announced a trio of special live stream concerts, during which they’ll perform one of the band’s albums in full. Fittingly, each stream will take place on the eleventh day of the next three months
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Smashed Kurt Cobain guitar from final Nirvana tour going to auction

A guitar Kurt Cobain played and subsequently smashed on stage during Nirvana’s final tour is going to auction. The instrument is a black Fender Strat, which Cobain gave to a fan in the crowd following Nirvana’s performance in Rennes, France in 1994.
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Black Sabbath's Tony Iommi says he's recorded a charity song with Pink Floyd drummer Nick Mason

Black Sabbath guitarist Tony Iommi has revealed that he recently played on a new track with Pink Floyd drummer Nick Mason that will be part of a benefit album for a cancer charity.
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Metallica announces 'S&M2'-inspired edition of Blackened Whiskey

Blackened, which the metal legends first launched in 2018, is made using “Black Noise,” which involves playing Metallica songs during the distilling process.
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Alice Cooper excited to host virtual 'Spooky Story Time' event supporting charity for ill children

Alice Cooper says he “jumped” at the chance to host the recently announced Airbnb Online Experiences event that will feature the shock rocker reading scary stories to select paying fans via Zoom.
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Sevendust's Lajon Witherspoon and wife Ashley mourn loss of baby

“As many of the extended Sevendust family are aware… there was going to be another addition to the Witherspoon family band,” Lajon writes in an Instagram post.
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Green Day, Pearl Jam, Twenty One Pilots among nominees for 2020 MTV EMAs

Green Day, Pearl Jam and Twenty One Pilots are among the nominees for the 2020 MTV Europe Music Awards. The 2020 MTV EMAs will air globally on November 8.
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Rising rocker Ayron Jones sings of his 'humble beginnings' on debut single, 'Take Me Away'

The track currently sits on the top 20 on the Billboard Mainstream Rock Songs chart. As Jones tells ABC Audio, “Take Me Away” is the rising Seattle rocker’s origin story about his “humble beginnings.”
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Chris Cornell earns first posthumous number one single with Guns N' Roses cover

The Cornell estate released the “Patience” cover this past July on what would’ve been the musician’s 56th birthday. He’d originally recorded it in 2016.
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