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2010-10-01 07:30:00

CEDAR GROVE, N.J., Oct. 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Little Kids Rock (LKR), a leading nonprofit provider of free musical instruments and teacher trainings to U.S.

2008-09-26 09:00:25

By Nick Hasted Metallica have returned with a back-to-basics album and fans all over the country are in a froth. Nick Hasted pens a suitably gushing tribute to a band who have remained extremely loyal to their original manifesto in the face of fashionable young pretenders Metal doesn't rust.

2008-09-11 09:05:00

With its sinister growls, guitar blitzes and machine-gunned drums, Metallica's ninth studio album, out Friday, is drawing comparisons to a ferocious '80s streak that preceded the band's latter-day alt-rock shift.

2006-03-22 19:08:12

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2005-08-29 20:43:06

By Greg Prato NEW YORK (Billboard) - Voivod guitarist Denis D'Amour, better known to fans as Piggy, died Friday at a Montreal hospital after a battle with colon cancer. He was 45.

2005-08-05 14:12:56

By Greg Prato NEW YORK (Billboard) - One thing Jason Newsted isn't likely to be accused of is musical predictability. The former Metallica bassist is a member of a myriad of projects for his Chophouse label, while he still gets his metal fix as a member of the veteran Canadian group Voivod.

Word of the Day
  • One of a pair of round metal cymbals attached to the fingers and struck together for rhythm and percussion in belly dancing.
The word 'zill' comes from a Turkish word meaning "cymbals".