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3 hrs ago | The Age

More bands to join 2015 line-up

The bad news is that none of next year's Soundwave headliners will play sideshows, so you'll have to fork out for a festival ticket to see the likes of Slipknot, Marilyn Manson, Slash, Faith No More and Soundgarden.


Related Topix: Slipknot

7 hrs ago | KXLY-TV Spokane

Report: Foley's captors wanted $132M ransom

The captors of American journalist James Foley originally demanded a ransom of 100 million euros , the chief executive of a news website he worked for told The Wall Street Journal.


Related Topix: Journalism, Isis

11 hrs ago | Hampton Roads Daily Press

Just sayin': Alice Cooper shouldn't be opening for Motley Crue

I will try to say this in a way that doesn't come off as a knock on Motley Crue.


Related Topix: Motley Crue, Pop/Rock, Alice Cooper, Virginia Beach, VA, Entertainment

Wed Aug 20, 2014


US Military Launched Secret Rescue Operation for James Foley, Other Americans

U.S. special operations forces early this summer launched a secret, major rescue operation in Syria to save James Foley and a number of Americans held by the extremist group ISIS, but the mission failed because the hostages weren't there, senior administration officials told ABC News Wednesday.


Related Topix: Isis

KABC-AM Los Angeles

The International Effort to Free James Foley

Before a video surfaced online appearing to show the brutal murder of American journalist James Foley, U.S. officials made repeated efforts to win freedom for Foley, attempting to identify and reach his captors through Turkish, Russian and Czech intermediaries.


Related Topix: Isis, US Politics, US News, Senator Kelly Ayotte, US Senate, Republican, Democrat, Senator Jeanne Shaheen, Syria, World News, Middle East

WYMG-FM Springfield

Motley Crue and country come together in a Nashville Outlawsa

Nikki Sixx of Motley Crue believes you can have country artists covering their songs because the songs can be stripped down easily.


Related Topix: Motley Crue, Country, Dance, LeAnn Rimes

Reporting On Ebola: An Abandoned 10-Year-Old, A Nervous Neighborhood

Saah Exco, a ten-year-old boy suspected of being sick with Ebola, was found naked on the beach by residents of West Point.


Related Topix: Liberia, World News, Africa, Epidemic, Natural Disasters

WTAE-TV Pittsburgh

James Foley remembered as 'brave' journalist

When war reporter James Foley wasn't writing for GlobalPost or recording video for AFP or appearing on the PBS "NewsHour," he occasionally shared stories on his own blog, aptly titled "A World of Troubles."

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Related Topix: Journalism, Isis

Pope Francis' relatives killed

THREE relatives of Pope Francis, two great nephews and their mother, have been killed in a traffic accident in Argentina, police said.


Related Topix: Isis

Tue Aug 19, 2014

The Rio Times

A Night of Metal at Circo Voador in Lapa

Three American metal bands, Killswitch Engage, Memphis May Fire and Battlecross, will take to the Circo Voador stage in Lapa on Sunday, August 24th, to bring the best of metalcore, thrash metal and heavy rock to the venue.


Related Topix: Killswitch Engage, Memphis May Fire, Dallas, TX

The Daily Star

Malaysia 'foiled' attack plots by ISIS-inspired militants

British Foreign Minister Philip Hammond, right, walks with Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott inside the Foreign and Commonwealth Office in London, Tuesday Aug. 12, 2014.


Related Topix: Southeast Asia, World News, Malaysia, Isis, Terrorism


Kate Bush Asks Fans Not To Film Comeback Gigs

Fans of Kate Bush wanting to document her first comeback gigs in 35 years may be left disappointed after being asked not to film the shows.


Related Topix: Wuthering Heights, Music, Entertainment

WTOP-FM Washington

Country Crue: Nashville embraces heavy metal

This Jan. 28, 2014 file photo shows, from left, Vince Neil, Nikki Sixx, Tommy Lee, and Mick Mars of Motley Crue at a press conference in Los Angeles.


Related Topix: Nashville, TN, Motley Crue, Country, Rascal Flatts, Brantley Gilbert

Congleton Guardian

Elbow join iTunes Festival line-up

The month-long event is being staged at the Roundhouse in Camden, north London, throughout September with entry free to ballot winners, and performances will also be beamed online to more than 100 countries.


Related Topix: Clean Bandit, Fightstar


SEXY + SIRENS How To Get The Look Of A Heavy Metal Video Vixen In 5 Steps

August is I <3 Video Vixen month at VH1 and today we turn our attention to those big-haired, provocatively- dressed, sexy sirens of 1980's heavy metal videos.


Related Topix: Motley Crue, Music, Entertainment

Mon Aug 18, 2014

Something Else! Reviews

Dead Earth Politics - The Queen of Steel EP

If you know anything about me at all, then you know the title of the lead track on this three-song EP from Austin-based metal band Dead Earth Politics is going to immediately get my attention.


Related Topix: Trivium


Recapture of Critical Dam in Iraq Is Successful, Obama Says

Aided by U.S. airstrikes over the weekend, Iraqi and Kurdish forces have successfully recaptured Mosul Dam, which was seized by terrorist group ISIS earlier this month, President Obama told reporters Monday.


Related Topix: Iraq, World News, Middle East, Isis, Terrorism, Natural Disasters, Flood,

The Daily Democrat

Review: Country artists rock out for Motley Crue

Country artists have long paid tribute to rock acts compatible with country music, from the Eagles to Buddy Holly to country-loving British acts the Beatles and Rolling Stones.


Related Topix: Motley Crue, Country, Rascal Flatts


Obama on hiatus from vacation

President Barack Obama returned to the White House late Sunday night, taking the unusual step of interrupting his Martha's Vineyard vacation for two days.


Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Barack Obama, Iraq, World News, Middle East, Isis, Ferguson, MO

Phoenix New Times

10 Best Rock Bars of Phoenix

Listen up, rock fans: The next time you're stuck in the nosebleeds watching your favorite guitar god rule a six-string at an arena show, we've got something for y'all to ponder.


Related Topix: Phoenix, AZ, Tempe, AZ