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Car parts plant blast in China kills 65, hurts 100

One of the three Americans detained in North Korea and charged with "anti-state" crimes is a California man raised in the Central Valley oil town of Bakersfield by parents who were petroleum engineers.

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Related Topix: World News, China, Asia, Bakersfield, CA, Explosion

Fri Aug 01, 2014

The Daily Star

Stern call for action

File - Saudi King Abdullah bin Abdulaziz al-Saud speaks before a meeting with U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry at his private residence in the Red Sea city of Jeddah in this June 27, 2014.

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Related Topix: Religion, Islam, Isis, Opinion

KLZZ-FM Saint Cloud

Metallica Remember the Controversy That Once Surrounded 'Ride the Lightning'

A year and two days after releasing their landmark debut, 1983s 'Kill 'Em All,' Metallica returned on July 27, 1984 with their second album, ' Ride the Lightning ' - and promptly stomped all over the sophomore jinx with a set of songs that found the band broadening the scope of its thrash metal sound to incorporate sharper arrangements, more ... (more)

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Related Topix: Lars Ulrich, Kirk Hammett, Metallica

The Daily Star

Pope attends luncheon with family of Father Paolo

ROME: Pope Francis made a "surprise" appearance this week at a luncheon that brought him together with the family of Jesuit priest Father Paolo Dall'Oglio, who went missing in Syria one year ago.

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Reuters

Property along Berlin's former 'death strip' lures wealthy buyers

When luxury living quarter The Garden opens next year only a metal strip across the courtyard retracing the Berlin Wall will remind its affluent inhabitants that 25 years ago this was the "death strip" on no man's land separating east and west.

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Related Topix: Germany Travel, Berlin, Germany Travel, Travel, Europe Travel, Pantera, United Kingdom Travel, New York, London, United Kingdom Travel

The Macon Telegraph

Iowa lawsuit over rock star's death dismissed

The Des Moines Register says Polk County District Judge Dennis Stovall made that ruling earlier this week in dismissing a lawsuit filed by Brenna Gray against Dr. Daniel Baldi.

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The Times-Tribune

Message in the music: Body Count's gritty heavy metal shines light...

TRIBUNE Korn will join Body Count, Avenged Sevenfold, Asking Alexandria, Trivium and more at the Rockstar Energy Drink Mayhem Festival Saturday at the Pavilion at Montage Mountain.

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Related Topix: Body Count, Pop/Rock, Korn Ferry International, Human Resources, Trivium, Ticketmaster, Crime TV, Law and Order: Special Victims Unit, Entertainment, Drama, Television, Ice-T, Rap

Thu Jul 31, 2014

Nottingham Evening Post

Manna for all metal-heads

HEAVY metal is rearing its thrashing head yet again this summer as swarms of black T-shirt-clad rockers descend on Catton Park for Bloodstock Open Air 2014.

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WNNJ.com

Remembering Ride The Lightning

In the spring of 1984, Metallica were at a recording at a studio in Denmark. It was the same studio that Rainbow had recorded 'Difficult to Cure' in.

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The Southtown Star

Motley Crue leader singer Vince Neil to raise money...

When the legendary rock band Motley Crue takes its farewell tour to Tinley Park next week, lead singer Vince Neil is planning to make a stop of his own for charity.

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Rock102online.com

Slipknot Teaser Number Five Online, Album News Com...

A fifth Slipknot album teaser has joined its predecessors online. The clip is short and dark and features similar characters to those in the earlier installments.

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Crow

Download Metallica's Sonisphere 2014 Knebworth festival set

The American thrash metal veterans brought this year's Sonisphere rock spectacular to a climax in Knebworth Park with their 'By Request' set chosen by ticket holders.

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Chronicle Live

Newcastle metal band Hellion Rising reach final of national music competition

Newcastle metal band Hellion Rising are hoping to secure a record deal after reaching the final of Hard Rock Hell's very own rock factor Highway to Hell.

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The Bennington Banner

Making art from industry: Pittsfield celebrates its past

A week before the A.H. Rice Silk Mill officially closed in 2006, Evan J. Soldinger walked into the gallery at the Lichtenstein Center for the Arts.

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KCBD-TV Lubbock

Canadian teen builds backyard roller coaster dubbed 'The Minotaur'

The worst recorded Ebola outbreak in history surpassed 700 deaths in West Africa as the World Health Organization on Thursday announced dozens of new fatalities.

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Black Country Bugle

How a Stourbridge lad inspired America's biggest band

WHEN his band Diamond Head folded in 1985, thwarted in their quest for rock stardom, guitarist Brian Tatler, still in his early twenties, must have presumed it was all over.

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Related Topix: West Midlands County, England, Staffordshire County, England, Worcestershire County, England, United Kingdom, Diamond Head, Heavy-Metal, James Hetfield, Lars Ulrich, Metallica, California

Jerusalem Post

Proving its mettle

Dave Mustaine still doesn't mince his words. The founder of Megadeth one of the world's most enduring heavy metal bands has never shied away from public pronouncements on his past drug and alcohol abuse, altercations with band mates and his unceremonious ousting from his first band, Metallica.

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Related Topix: Megadeth, Dave Mustaine, Metallica, Israel, World News, Middle East

Wed Jul 30, 2014

Mashable

Gold-Backed Bitcoin Spinoff Aims to Keep Some Fun in Virtual Currency

On the spectrum of currency ideologues, gold bugs and Bitcoin enthusiasts occupy equal but opposite positions.

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Related Topix: Economics News, Bitcoin, Anthem, Coin, IA

Mix

Starlight Relies on Meyer Sound LEO Systems for Heavy Metal Festivals

The Mix Regional section for Mix 's July 2014 issue focuses on Atlanta. Send us your studio news: updates, sessions, new rooms, club performances and installations.

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Vancouver Courier

Creating art helps in the mourning

Catherine Owen coated her body with her lover's ashes to feel close to him on her birthday, three months after he died suddenly at age 29 from a heart attack.

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