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Chris Bailey Dead: The Angels Bassist Succumbs to Throat Cancer at 62
Chris Bailey, bassist for Australian rock act The Angels, has passed away after battling throat cancer. He was 62. Noisecreep reported in January that the musician had been fighting the disease for some time. The band took to Twitter last night to let fans know that Bailey had died, posting several videos in tribute to their fallen brother...
Duff McKagan, Pearl Jam’s Mike McCready Team Up in New Band
Pearl Jam guitarist Mike McCready and Duff McKagan, formerly of Guns N' Roses and currently in Velvet Revolver and Loaded, are joining forces, along with ex-Screaming Trees drummer Barrett Martin. The latter musician was actually the conduit, since he was in the grunge band Mad Season with McCready and is in Walking Papers with McKagan, a group to which McCready contributed some material... Read M
Mad Season Tap Mark Lanegan to Sing on Unfinished ’90s Songs
Before Mad Season broke up in 1999, the Seattle supergroup began work on a collection of songs that was to follow their lone album, 1995's Above. As Blabbermouth.net reports, those tunes will finally see the light of day, and a decade after the death of singer Layne Staley -- best known as the frontman for Alice in Chains -- guitarist Mike McCready has enlisted another Northwestern icon to sing on
Heavy Metal Grammy Awards: Who Has Won, Who Should Have Won
"I don't know what this means. I don't think it means anything" -- Eddie Vedder, accepting a Grammy for Pearl Jam's 'Spin the Black Circle,' 1996 I tend to take the Pearl Jam Attitude toward the Grammys, but it's still fun to sit back and watch people who know nothing about metal try and hand out awards for "Best Performance" every year...
Soundgarden to Co-Headline Lollapalooza?
The rumors have started about 2010's Lollapalooza, and they've got the recently reunited Soundgarden co-headlining the three-day event. Some reports are claiming that Soundgarden will share the honors with Green Day and Lady GaGa when Lolla takes over Chicago's Grant Park Aug...
The Sword Working With Producer Matt Bayles
After spending two years on the road with Metallica, the Sword have returned to their hometown of Austin, Texas to begin tracking their forthcoming third LP, which will be in stores before the end of 2010, according to the band's label, Kemado Records...
Chris Cornell Re-Records a Rock Version of ‘Scream’
After eight months of harsh criticism from journalists and fellow musicians, Chris Cornell has decided to re-record his third solo album, 'Scream,' with a more rock-driven sound. Ultimate-Guitar reported on the story, saying that since he stood behind his production pairing with Timbaland for the record, the news comes as a shock...

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