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Lauryn Hill's Strangest Habits, According to Her Former Band Members

In addition to her problems with the IRS, Lauryn Hill has a reputation for being uncommonly difficult to work with. While her talent is undeniable, her eccentricities are extreme. See also: Our review of Lauryn Hill at the Palladium, 2/14/12 We spoke to one of her former guitarists, Davin Givhan,......
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Stolen Babies Took Time Off and Got Huge

Earlier this year, Los Angeles cabaret-metal band Stolen Babies played a sold-out show in Colorado. There, frontwoman Dominique Persi was shocked to hear the entire audience finishing her lines for her. It's been six years since their debut record appeared with minimal fanfare, and they hadn't performed outside L.A. in......

Rob Zombie Is Quite Hot

Hollywood abounds with hot male musicians and moviemakers -- but none so uniquely sexy as industrial-metal shock-rocker and film director Rob Zombie. Today, he's releasing a collection of remixes called Mondo Sex Head, which got me to thinking. Why go for the Zombie, you might ask, with so many conventionally......

Emilie Autumn Will Not Be Pacified; Fight Like A Girl Comes Out Today

See also: We Try to Get Metalocalypse's Brendon Small to Do the Skwisgaar Voice Emilie Autumn's website describes her as "famously bipolar." In 2004, she was hospitalized after a suicide attempt. The experience inspired her to pen a five-pound tome, The Asylum for Wayward Victorian Girls, now the basis of......

You Can Bro Your Own Way: The Best Brocore Bands

*Everything You Wanted to Know About Metal but Were Afraid to Ask *Top Five Best Post-Hardcore Records What is "brocore," you ask? Well, brocore bands are usually white guys wearing baggy clothing and, often, gauged earrings. Their screamed lyrics are aggressive or brooding, and they tend to pace, stage-dive, and......
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A Lemmy Interview You Can Read in 30 Seconds … Go!

The Top Five Metal Guitarists Under The Age of 30 The Ten Bloodiest Metal Album Covers Top Ten Metal Albums for People Who Don't Know Shit About Metal Motörhead frontman Lemmy is surrounded by a staunch pack of protectors. When the publicist for the Rockstar Energy Drink Mayhem Festival --......

Exclusive: Unearthed Photos of the Beatles in the Mid-'60s

In 1964, U.K. photographer Harry Benson was headed to Africa on assignment for the Daily Express when he got a call from his editor, saying the plans had changed. He was now going to Paris to photograph the Beatles. Benson was less than thrilled. "I thought of myself as a......
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