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Ozzy Osbourne ‘Bark at the Moon’ Halloween Light Show Terrorizes Texas Neighborhood

The pagans who came up with Halloween deserve to be praised as saints. The world is covered in cobwebs and decorated by maniacal pumpkins, horror films possess every television channel and the forces of evil are finally let loose for once autumn night as children are encouraged to take candy from strangers. Halloween is awesome, and it meshes beautifully with heavy metal; as demonstrated by this suburban light show set to Ozzy Osbourne's 'Bark at the Moon.'

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Rob Zombie Says Upcoming Studio Album Is the ‘Most Inspired Event’ of His Music Career

Rob Zombie is currently on the road with Marilyn Manson for the 'Twins of Evil' tour, but recording his next album is still very much a priority for the musician. Zombie released 'Hellbilly Deluxe II' in February 2010, and the follow-up promises to be dark, heavy and weird.

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Marilyn Manson Recalls Time He Nearly Stole John Mayer’s $20,000 Rolex Watches

If your name happens to be Rob Zombie, we suggest that you don't go around showing off anything expensive, because your current tour mate Marilyn Manson may make off with it. This may seem like an odd warning to offer, but in a recent interview Marilyn Manson told a bizarre story about nearly stealing $20,000 Rolex watches from musician John Mayer.

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Smashing Pumpkins’ Billy Corgan: ‘Life Did Not Turn Out the Way I’d Planned It, Not Even Close’

We're beginning to think that Smashing Pumpkins frontman Billy Corgan may have a grudge against some of his former bandmates. Additionally, and this might be a bit of a stretch, but Corgan seems to also enjoy the occasional trash-talking session. Finally, and by all means correct us if we're wrong, it seems possible that Billy Corgan may possess some sort of internal turmoil. We developed this hypothesis after reading a recent statement from Corgan, where he threw some ill will at some former Smashing Pumpkins members, while analyzing his personal life as well.

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Green Day’s Mike Dirnt: We Had to Put Billie Joe Armstrong’s Life in Front of Everything

In one of the more surprising moments of the year, Green Day frontman Billie Joe Armstrong recently entered rehab for substance abuse problems, and now Green Day bassist Mike Dirnt has just addressed the issue in greater detail.

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Ozzy Osbourne’s Son Jack Reportedly to Marry Fiancee Lisa Stelly in Hawaii

Ozzy Osbourne's son Jack and his fiance Lisa Stelly reportedly will be getting married this weekend in Hawaii. Ozzy and his wife Sharon will be welcoming Stelly, who is the mother of Jack's 5-month-old daughter Pearl, into their family as the low-key wedding takes place either this coming Saturday (Oct. 5) or Sunday (Oct. 6).

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Creed’s Scott Stapp Recounts Fracturing Skull in 40-Foot Fall + Being Saved by Rapper T.I.

Creed singer Scott Stapp has just released his official memoir, 'Sinner's Creed.' You might not think Stapp's bio would be as interesting as noted works by rockers such as Nikki Sixx and Keith Richards, but you might want to read the book with your eyes wide open.

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Motley Crue’s Tommy Lee Turns 50

We'd like to send out a very happy 50th birthday today (Oct. 3) to legendary Motley Crue drummer Tommy Lee. Having manned the kit for Crue since 1981, Tommy Lee has been a crucial part of rock and metal's musical fabric for over three decades. Known for his infamous exploits both on and offstage, we celebrate the unique life of Tommy Lee.

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A Perfect Circle Drummer Josh Freese Announces His Departure From Band

Longtime A Perfect Circle drummer Josh Freese has announced his departure from the band. The group performed a handful of shows in 2011, but Freese was unable to accompany APC due to a scheduling conflict concerning Weezer, with whom Freese was touring member of from 2009-2012. Freese now seems to have other priorities, as he officially announced his exit from APC earlier today (Oct. 2).

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