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1 hr ago | Switched

ISIS Destroys Jonah's Tomb In Mosul, Iraq, As Militant Violence Continues

The militant group ISIS is continuing its rampage of holy places by destroying the tomb of Jonah, a place thought to be the burial site of the prophet believed by Abrahamic faiths to have been swallowed by a whale or fish.


Related Topix: Isis, Iraq, World News, Middle East, Religion, Islam

5 hrs ago | Magic 105.5

Metallica's Kirk Hammett Promoting Zombie Toys At Comic-Con This Weekend

Metallica 's Kirk Hammett is once again taking part in San Diego's Comic-Con. But this time he's doing his own thing.


Related Topix: James Hetfield, Lars Ulrich, Metallica

8 hrs ago | This is Local London

Former Busted and Fightstar frontman Charlie Simpson back in Kingston for intimate acoustic gig

Pop star to rock star, followed by a leap to folk fame - who would have thought Busted's fresh-faced Charlie Simpson could be so well received by music-lovers in all three genres? Kingston's Banquet Records knew he would be a hit when they hired him for a show just before the release of his first solo endeavour Young Pilgrim three years ago.


Related Topix: Busted, Fightstar, Pop/Rock

11 hrs ago | WOZZ-FM Appleton

More Metallica Concert Footage from European Tour Posted Online

Metallica fans who couldn't make it to the band's summer shows in the Czech Republic, Austria and Poland can now enjoy some select highlights online.


Related Topix: Kirk Hammett, Metallica

14 hrs ago | Daily Mail

Aussie teen suicide bomber who killed FIVE people in Iraq named as...

Aussie teen suicide bomber who killed FIVE people in Iraq named as Adam Dahman... but family still believe he's alive The Australian suicide bomber who killed five people in a terrorist attack in Iraq last week is believed to be 18-year-old Adam Dahman.


Related Topix: Australia, Oceania, World News, Terrorism, Iraq, Isis

Thu Jul 24, 2014

Mansfield gets metal with the Rockstar Energy Drink Mayhem Festival 2014

Thousands of metal lovers braved the hot sun and high heat on Tuesday as the Rockstar Energy Drink Mayhem Festival made its yearly invasion to the Xfinity Center in Mansfield, MA.


Related Topix: Mansfield, MA, Mushroomhead, Pop/Rock, Avenged Sevenfold, Korn

The Daily Star

Iraq elects new president as attacks kill dozens

BAGHDAD: Iraqi lawmakers elected a veteran Kurdish politician Thursday to replace long-serving Jalal Talabani as the country's new president in the latest step toward forming a new government.


Related Topix: Iraq, World News, Middle East, Jalal Talabani, Isis, Terrorism

Santa Cruz Sentinel

Review: Motley Crue delivers so-so so long

It's amazing how far this band has gone -- and for how long -- with only a handful of truly memorable songs to call its own.


Related Topix: Motley Crue, Tommy Lee, Pop/Rock, Santa Clara County, CA, Mountain View, CA


Nikki Sixx and Wife Courtney Are Ready for a Baby

Motley Crue is currently on their final tour. When they are done, bassist Nikki Sixx will be looking to get busy.


Related Topix: Motley Crue

Islamist group ISIS orders women and girls to undergo genital mutilation: UN

Iraqis who have fled recent fighting in the cities of Mosul and Tal Afar try to enter a temporary displacement camp on July 2, 2014 in Khazair, Iraq.


Related Topix: Iraq, World News, Middle East, Isis

WOZZ-FM Appleton

Robert Trujillo Reforms His Pre-Metallica Band Mass Mental? for Two Summer Shows

When Jason Newsted was still Metallica 's bassist, he tried to get his Echobrain side project off the ground, but it was reportedly frowned upon by frontman James Hetfield .


Related Topix: James Hetfield, Metallica, West Hollywood (West Hollywood, CA)

The Independent

Metallica drummer Lars Ulrich claims Noel Gallagher helped him kick his cocaine addiction

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Related Topix: Lars Ulrich, Metallica, Pop/Rock, Oasis

Daily Echo

'Don't drive when tired' - family's plea after son's death

A SOUTHAMPTON man died when his girlfriend fell asleep behind the wheel of the car she was driving in Austria, an inquest heard.


Related Topix: Coroner

Wed Jul 23, 2014

Creative Loafing Tampa

The Music Issue 2014 - Ybor City

Amphitheatre Located right on Seventh Avenue, the Amphitheatre Event Facility has grown in popularity with the rise of EDM and all its subgenres.


Related Topix: N.E.R.D., Black Entertainment, Hip-Hop

Seeking Alpha

Your Feelings Are Killing Your Profits - The Fix Is Easier Than You Think

How much impact does the news, and the emotion-driven decisions it causes, have on the stock market's long-term growth? Loring Ward, a firm that provides investment management services to independent financial advisors and their clients, posed their theory in which the viewer embarks on a journey through seven decades of Time Magazine headlines as ... (more)


Related Topix: Greed


MATRIARCHS to Perform with SOULFLY @ House Of Blues

Los Angeles, CA's very own MATRIARCHS may have joined the heavy music game only two years ago, but are already making big waves.


Related Topix: Soulfly, Los Angeles, CA, Boulevard, CA, West Hollywood (West Hollywood, CA)

USA Today

Lawyers to Kid Rock: Bring us your glass sex toy

Lawyers to Kid Rock: Bring us your glass sex toy The item is needed for evidence in a sex harassment suit against the Insane Clown Posse.


Related Topix: Kid Rock, Pop/Rock, Insane Clown Posse, Rap, Shaggy 2 Dope, Dope, Music, Entertainment


Feel the Burn: Metalheads Rejoice: SyncStudio Debuts "Full Metal Cycling" Class

Sweating to Beyonce and sweating to Slayer yield two different types of endorphin highs.


Related Topix: Slayer

Portland's Red Fang release Free acoustic EP, shoot new video

In celebration of the band's upcoming European Tour, Portland, OR's huggable hard rock supervillains Red Fang have released a free acoustic EP via Metal Hammer , Bandcamp , Amazon MP3 and all streaming portals.


Related Topix: Red Fang, Metal Hammer, Amazon

Today's Music Picks: Last chance to see Motley Crue?

The flamboyant rock troupe, which has sold over 80 million records during its three-decades-plus career, will hang up the hair spray at the end of its descriptively titled Final Tour.


Related Topix: Motley Crue