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Born on the outskirts of Motown and raised in the shadow of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, Joe has been writing about rock music since interviewing Shudder to Think's Craig Wedren for his high school newspaper -- back when bands like Shudder to Think were recording for major labels. He's written for the Cleveland Free Times, Alternative Press, the Village Voice, SuicideGirls and a variety of other online publications and blogs, some of which have not existed in years. He started with Townsquare in 2011 writing for Loudwire and Ultimate Classic Rock, and has been with since it launched in spring 2012.
Corey Taylor / Rick Rubin
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Slipknot’s Corey Taylor Trashes Producer Rick Rubin During Onstage Rant

Legendary producer Rick Rubin is known for his work on massively successful releases from the likes of Metallica, Red Hot Chili Peppers and Linkin Park, but Corey Taylor, whose Slipknot recorded their 2004 album 'Vol. 3 (The Subliminal Verses)' with Rubin, doesn't exactly have a glowing review of the experience.

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Foo Fighters to Headline Lollapalooza Chile and Brazil in 2012

The legendary rock 'n' roll festival Lollapalloza is headed to South America for the second time next spring, and Foo Fighters have signed on to headline. Lollapalooza will make its way to Santiago, Chile, from March 31-April 1, and will touch down for the first time ever in Brazil for a April 7-8 stint in Sao Paulo.

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Smashing Pumpkins ‘Gish’ + ‘Siamese Dream’ Deluxe Box Sets Giveaway!

Talk about a smashing contest! Loudwire is teaming up with EMI Music and Ultimate Classic Rock to give away the first two Smashing Pumpkins albums -- 1991’s ‘Gish’ and 1993’s ‘Siamese Dream’ –- in their remastered and expanded form. On Nov. 29, both albums will be released in CD, 2CD/DVD Deluxe Edition, vinyl LP, and digital configurations, and to celebrate, we’re giving you the chance to win the Deluxe Edition box sets of both albums. All you have to do is enter below for a chance to win!

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Stone Temple Pilots Singer Scott Weiland on Christmas Album: ‘Why Not?’

When it comes to Christmas surprises, Scott Weiland's decision to record 'The Most Wonderful Time of the Year,' an album of holiday standards, could be one of the most unexpected presents of all time. But while on the surface the Stone Temple Pilots frontman and yuletide cheer don't seem to go together like frankincense and myrrh, Weiland sees nothing odd about the pairing. When asked why he decided to release the album, he fires back with a simple: "Um, well, why not?"

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Krist Novoselic Defends Dave Grohl After Verbal Attacks From Courtney Love

So, quick recap: Courtney Love had an onstage breakdown during a Hole performance in Sao Paulo, Brazil, over the weekend, screaming about Foo Fighters / former Nirvana drummer Dave Grohl and how he's stealing money from her daughter, Frances Bean Cobain. Now, ex-Nirvana bassist Krist Novoselic has thrown his two cents into the argument -- and, not surprisingly, he's on Grohl's side.

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Courtney Love Trashes Dave Grohl Further in Explanation of Onstage Rant

We reported earlier that Courtney Love really went off the deep end during a Hole concert at the SWU festival in Sao Paulo, Brazil, over the weekend, stripping off her clothes and using the stage as a bully pulpit to rail against Foo Fighters frontman / former Nirvana drummer Dave Grohl.

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Courtney Love Goes Topless, Rips Dave Grohl in Concert

Oh Courtney Love, how you never cease to entertain us. Hole hit the stage of the SWU festival in Sao Paulo, Brazil, over the weekend -- and the widow of the late Nirvana frontman Kurt Cobain used the high-profile gig as an opportunity to cause quite a scene. At one point during the show, she stripped off her top while performing and flashed the crowd, then later stormed offstage when a fan held up a picture of Cobain, dissing Foo Fighters frontman / former Nirvana drummer Dave Grohl in the process.

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