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Kurt Cobain fans celebrate rocker's birthday

The Nirvana frontman was born this day in 1967, and went on to become the voice of a generation and pave the way for heavy music's entry into the mainstream, despite his aversion to such popularity

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U.S. shootings: Rockers, metal artists decry gun violence

You can't sweep issues under the rug, not in a country that goes to the rest of the world and claims to be an exceptional example.

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U.S. shootings: Musicians, too, have been the victims

"Twenty-four years to the day when John Lennon was shot and killed in front of his New York City apartment building, emerged from behind a seven-foot-high stack of amplifiers."

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Movies you might have missed: "The Band's Visit"

The 2007 film The Band's Visit concerns the unexpected adventure experienced by an Egyptian ceremonial police band traveling to a small Israeli town where they have been invited to perform.

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The Used headline pro-LGBT tour, join "It Gets Better"

The Used, a popular rock/screamo band from Utah, are calling attention to a problem that plagues their state and many others: discrimination against gays and lesbians.

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“Sorry to Bother You”: 2012’s top 10 albums

During the annual consumer orgy I call Capitalistmas, critics are assigned the task of rating the cultural product of the closing calendar year.

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Metal vocalist criticizes insensitivity toward Conn. shooting

The school shooting has cut like a knife through the metal community, which itself has experienced its own fair share of tragedy.

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Jazz great Dave Brubeck dies at 91

Brubeck was one of the most active and popular musicians in both the jazz and classical worlds.

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Environment, unions, bluegrass, and metal: Panopticon’s “Kentucky”

Kentucky covers corporate greed, union busting, environmental abuse, and the bonds of workers and family - and those are just the main themes.

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Radical ecology and the emergence of green metal

"It is shocking to me that one could be seriously interested in black metal and not be deeply committed to radical ecology," says Wolves in the Throne Room's Aaron Weaver.

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