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Red Hot Chili Peppers' Kiedis / Photo by Anne Erickson
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Red Hot Chili Peppers’ Anthony Kiedis Brawls with Security Guards [Video]

Earlier today (June 21), Red Hot Chili Peppers vocalist Anthony Kiedis got into a brawl with two security guards outside the Four Seasons hotel in Philadelphia. Even more interesting, it wasn't even hotel security that Kiedis had the confrontation with -- they were apparently bodyguards for the Rolling Stones, who were also staying in the same hotel.

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Ozzy Osbourne Hopes Bill Ward Will Return to Black Sabbath If They Record Another Album

The success Black Sabbath are currently experiencing after the release of '13' is pretty spectacular -- so spectacular in fact that fans worldwide are already begging for a follow-up album. Sabbath singer Ozzy Osbourne is excited about the band's future, even stating in a new interview that he hopes original drummer Bill Ward will return to the band if the time comes to create Black Sabbath's 20th studio album.

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Lemmy Kilmister Has Defibrillator Inserted in Chest; Motorhead Title New Album

Legendary Motorhead frontman Lemmy Kilmister may seem like an immortal figure, namely God, but the musician recently went through an operation for serious heart issues. We hate to burst your bubble, but Lemmy is simply a man -- a man who now has a defibrillator embedded into his chest.

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Black Sabbath’s New Album ‘13’ Debuts at No. 1 on Billboard 200 Chart

Sure, Black Sabbath are metal legends, but after 35 years since Ozzy OsbourneTony Iommi and Geezer Butler recorded an album together, there was no telling how the band's new disc '13' would perform on the charts. But now the numbers are out and the album is a huge success, landing at No. 1 on the Billboard 200 chart with an impressive 155,000 copies sold in the United States during its first week out.

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Ozzy and Sharon Osbourne Living Together Again as Black Sabbath Singer Remains Sober

Black Sabbath's '13' is topping charts worldwide and receiving positive reviews from critics, but Ozzy Osbourne has yet another reason to cherish the moment, as the singer just moved back in with wife Sharon Osbourne following time apart as Ozzy recovered from a drug and alcohol relapse.

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Ministry Announce Release Plans for 13th Studio Album ‘From Beer to Eternity’

Ministry have just announced the release of their 13th studio album, 'From Beer to Eternity.' Al Jourgensen has called many Ministry albums the last one the band would ever release, but 'From Beer to Eternity' may very well be their last, as it will be the final Ministry full-length to feature guitarist Mike Scaccia, who passed away last year.

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Andrew W.K. to Perform 24-Hour Drum Session in World Record Attempt

If you've ever seen Andrew W.K. perform, you know that the man is able to conjure enough energy to power a small city. The singer's frantic stage presence has mesmerized crowds for well over a decade and the party rocker will now use his internal power for an attempt to break a world record.

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Slipknot / Stone Sour Singer Corey Taylor Recites Haunted Encounter From New Book

Right on the heel's of Stone Sour's fifth studio album, 'House of Gold & Bones - Part 2,' and the release of Corey Taylor's second graphic novel inspired by the 'House of Gold & Bones' storyline, the Slipknot / Stone Sour vocalist is soon to release his second book, 'A Funny Thing Happened on the way to Heaven (Or, How I Made Peace with the Paranormal and Stigmatized Zealots and Cynics in the Process).' To help promote the upcoming memoir, Taylor has revealed a small, yet unsettling part of the book, which the musician reads aloud.

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Iron Maiden’s Bruce Dickinson Secures $8 Million Investment for Aircraft Maintenance Company

Along with acting as the vocalist for one of heavy metal's greatest bands, Iron Maiden's Bruce Dickinson is an accomplished pilot. The man could probably kick some ass in a fighter jet ala 'Aces High,' but Dickinson instead chose to pilot commercial aircrafts, including Maiden's own Flight 666 jet. Dickinson recently started his own aircraft maintenance business, Cardiff Aviation Limited, and the singer has just secured a near $8 million investment to help his company soar to new heights.

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Alice in Chains’ Jerry Cantrell Recalls Epic Prank War with Van Halen During 1991 Tour

It's story time with Jerry Cantrell! In a recent fascinating and hilarious interview, the Alice in Chains mastermind spoke about the essential art of the prank. When two bands have been touring together for some time, pranks are bound to happen, and Cantrell went into detail about an epic prank war between Alice in Chains and Van Halen from 1991.

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Marilyn Manson Reaches Out to Michael Jackson’s Daughter Paris After Apparent Suicide Attempt

Marilyn Manson is a self-proclaimed poster boy for all things society fears, but all those who pay close attention understand that Manson is a man of heart. Following the apparent suicide attempt of late singer Michael Jackson's 15-year-old daughter Paris, Manson reached out to the teen, offering her well-wishes and generosity.

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