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Former Oblivion Myth Guitarist Chris Selby Pleads Guilty to Assault + Vandalism Charges

Oblivion Myth
OblivionMyth.com

In early 2013, we reported on Oblivion Myth guitarist Chris Selby being arrested for attempted murder. Selby allegedly tried pushing Kelly Ramos over a 45-foot-high railing, at one point leaving the woman dangling off. In an exclusive update on the case, we can report that Selby entered a guilty plea to lesser charges, which include two counts of misdemeanor assault and one count of vandalism.

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Nirvana’s Krist Novoselic Reflects on Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Performances

Krist Novoselic
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At the 2014 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction ceremony, the surviving members of Nirvana put on a performance for the ages. Drummer Dave Grohl, bassist Krist Novoselic and guitarist Pat Smear pounded out a four-song set of Nirvana tunes with a rotation of female vocalists taking on each song. Joan Jett, Sonic Youth's Kim Gordon, St. Vincent and pop superstar Lorde all took part, and in a new blog post by Novoselic, the musician reminisces about the hallmark night.

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As I Lay Dying Members Announce New Project Wovenwar, Plot First Single + Debut Album

Wovenwar
Metal Blade

As I Lay Dying members Jordan Mancino, Nick Hipa, Phil Sgrosso and Josh Gilbert have been teasing new music for some time now. Since vocalist Tim Lambesis pleaded guilty to murder-for-hire charges, the future of As I Lay Dying and its instrumental section was unsure, but the four musicians have just revealed the new project Wovenwar.

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KISS’ Paul Stanley Calls Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Co-Founder a ‘Spineless Weasel’

KISS' Paul Stanley
Larry Busacca, Getty Images

The original four members of KISS are now officially Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductees. Although the April 10 ceremony is in the past, Paul Stanley's criticism of the institution continues. This time, Stanley takes aim at Rock and Roll Hall of Fame co-founder and Rolling Stone editor Jann Wenner, whom Paul Stanley calls a "spineless weasel."

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Anthrax’s Frank Bello and Megadeth’s David Ellefson Talk Altitudes & Attitude

Frank Bello + David Ellefson
Photo Credit: Dana "Distortion" Yavin

Anthrax bassist Frank Bello and Megadeth bassist David Ellefson are legendary musicians in their own right, but the 'Big 4' thrashers have taken their music in a new direction with Altitudes & Attitude.

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Has the Feud Between Courtney Love + Surviving Nirvana Members Finally Ended?

Courtney Love and Dave Grohl Hug
Larry Busacca, Getty Images

Honestly, did you ever think you'd see the day that Dave Grohl would embrace Courtney Love? After a tremendous of legal battle over the rights to Nirvana's music, the band's surviving members seemed to put their feud with Love to rest during Nirvana's induction into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.

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Best Metal Songs of 2014 (So Far)

Arch Enemy / Behemoth / Black Label Society
Century Media (2) / Ethan Miller, Getty Images

The beginning of the year is often the most exciting time for new music. With 2013 in the books, it's time for the musical landscape of 2014 to be shaped. Anticipated albums become new releases and we're all given the opportunity to bask in the greatness gifted to us by metal's greatest acts.

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Surviving GWAR Members Pay Tribute to Dave Brockie + Introduce New Foundation

GWAR
Metal Blade

The loss of GWAR frontman and mastermind Dave Brockie (aka Oderus Urungus) sent the metal world into mourning on March 24. Countless tributes have been paid by some of rock and metal's finest musicians along with fans from around the world. In memory of the late frontman, the surviving members of GWAR memorialized their friend and announced the launch of the Dave Brockie Foundation.

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Chris Jericho to Release New Book ‘The Best in the World: At What I Have No Idea’

Liz Ramanand, Loudwire
Liz Ramanand, Loudwire

Chris Jericho is a one-of-a-kind talent. From success as a professional wrestler, musician, author and many, many other crafts, there's a reason why Jericho's wrestling persona claims to be the best at everything he does. In that vein, Jericho has announced his third book, 'The Best in the World: At What I Have No Idea,' which will be released on Oct. 14.

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