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The New Star Wars Video Game Looks Amazing!

Let's face it...whether you like it or not, we are in a new golden age for Star Wars and all of its galactic products.  Yes, we'll probably get some silly fast food toys, but we'll also be receiving THIS...Star Wars Battlefront.  Check out the trailer. - Dave

Recap from Metallica’s Lollapalooza Set

Metallica was one of three headliners at this year’s Lollapalooza Festival in Chicago.  The other two were Florence + the Machine and some up-and-comer named Paul McCartney, so to say that they were charged with representing rock/metal is quite possibly the understatement of the year.

UPDATE: Request For Release of Cobain Death Scene Photos Denied

UPDATE 08/03/2015 11:50 PM - Per The Seattle Times, King County Superior Court Judge Theresa Doyle threw out the lawsuit filed by Richard Lee requesting the release of photos from the death scene of Kurt Cobain. As to why the lawsuit was thrown out, Doyle cited that Lee didn't properly serve the lawsuit to the…

August 3, 1987: Def Leppard Releases 'Hysteria'

On this day 28 years ago, Def Leppard released their smash Hysteria. The follow-up to 1983’s Pyromania solidified Leppard’s status as one of the greatest rock outfits of the 80s with six singles that cracked the Billboard Top 20, including the inescapable megahit “Pour Some Sugar on Me” and power ballad “Love Bites.”

Happy Birthday, James Hetfield!

Today is James Hetfield’s birthday. The legendary Metallica frontman has been quite busy these past few years, making stops at tons of major festivals. In honor of the rock god’s birthday, here are some of Hetfield and company’s best recent concert clips.