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Stone Temple Pilots with Chester Bennington. (Provided photo)

Don’t Call It A Comeback, I’ve Been Here for Days

How hard is it exactly for a popular band to maintain the love with a new singer?

06/13/2013

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Blink-182’s Travis Barker: “I Had To Learn Metallica’s ‘Master of Puppets’ From Front To Back”

Back in the day, Travis Barker was just another neighborhood scrub learning how to play the drums along with his favorite records. Here he talks about growing up in Fontana, skate ramps and which drum fill was almost impossible for him to master.

11/21/2012

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Travis Barker Of Blink-182: “Animal From The Muppets Made Me Pick Up The Drum Sticks”

While countless drummers cite such rock legends as John Bonham, Neil Peart and Keith Moon as their musical inspiration, Travis Barker of Blink-182 was driven to play the drums after seeing one of the most famous Muppets of all-time. Imagine that.

11/16/2012

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The Greatest Rivalries In American History

It’s Rivalry Week here in Los Angeles, the week before the showdown between UCLA and USC on Saturday. In honor of the big game, we’ve decided to put together some of the greatest rivalries in […]

KROQ-FM–11/16/2012

Travis Barker, Mick Fleetwood, Dave Grohl, Lars Ulrich (Andrew H. Walker, Scott Gries, Michael Buckner, Evan Agostini / Getty Images)

Vote For The Greatest Rock Drummer Of All Time – #KingOfBeats

Just exactly who is the best rock and roll drummer to ever bash a kit into submission? Vote for your favorite beat-keeper now!

11/06/2012

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Ben Gibbard Is Hilariously Bad At Being Bad In ‘Teardrop Windows’ Video

Deathcab For Cutie frontman Ben Gibbard is so funny in the music video for his latest single “Teardrop Windows” we think it’s time he get a shot on “SNL.” He’s gotta be at least as funny as Bruno Mars.

11/02/2012

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The Black Keys’ Patrick Carney Says Band Will Start Recording New Album In July, Disses Van Halen

The Black Keys’ Patrick Carney said he loves Chicago’s urban music festival Lollapalooza for the after-party potential in the city, but when asked by Rolling Stone what other artists he was looking forward to seeing […]

06/22/2012

Get Albums From Mumford And Sons, My Chemical Romance And More For $5 Each

Out of gift ideas for the holidays? Well, you’re in luck because a whole slew of great albums have been discounted to just five dollars each. These great albums are good as a stocking stuffer, […]

12/09/2010

Guitar Hero “Chili Peppers” Edition In The Works?

So you’ve spent countless hours shredding Guitar Hero: Metallica to the point of arthritic pain.  Now brace yourself for another Guitar Hero bonanza as rumor circulated about a Red Hot Chili Peppers edition of the uber-successful gaming platform. […]

05/03/2010

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