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Record Company’s Vulgar Rejection Letter to Venom Unveiled

Venom are one of the most influential bands in metal history. Their second album, 1982's 'Black Metal,' helped spawn an entire subgenre. However, their 1981 debut 'Welcome To Hell' was released on Neat Records after Venom were apparently rudely rejected by EMI in a vulgar letter (see it below).

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Axl Rose’s ‘Ghost’ Apartment Rental Earns Landlord’s Praise

While rockers are known to trash rooms, a New York based landlord has nothing but high praise for his onetime tenant Axl Rose. However, there is a caveat to his recommendation -- the Guns N' Roses rocker may have never set foot in his apartment.

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Linkin Park’s Entire ‘Hybrid Theory’ Album Remixed With Psy’s ‘Gangnam Style’

Linkin Park's 'Hybrid Theory' is one of the most popular albums in modern rock, as it has sold millions of copies and yielded a number of chart-topping hits. But how would you feel about the disc if every song was remixed with one of the most overplayed songs in music history -- Psy's 'Gangnam Style'?

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Man Apparently Gets Tattoo of Disgraced Rocker Ian Watkins’ Mugshot

We're not quite sure how to react to this, because a decision like this is pretty insane. Although we can't 100-percent confirm that this is real, it seems like someone has tattooed the mugshot of disgraced Lostprophets singer Ian Watkins onto their skin.

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Ex-Korn Drummer David Silveria Rips Into Fieldy: ‘He Knows I Would Squash Him Like a Bug’

Former Korn drummer David Silveria went on record a few months back sharing that he would be open to returning to the band to "restore the groove." However, after recent comments on his Facebook page aimed at bassist Reginald ‘Fieldy’ Arvizu, the odds of that ever happening seem pretty slim.

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Pearl Jam’s Eddie Vedder Shears Off Fan’s Dreadlocks at Spokane Show

Pearl Jam concerts are an event for most fans, but one fan in particular got a night he'll never forget during a show in Spokane, Wash. This past Saturday (Nov. 30), Eddie Vedder noticed a fan in the audience holding up a sign saying that he would let the band shave his dreadlocks if they played his request.

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Iron Maiden’s ‘Run to the Hills’ Gets Yacht Rock Treatment

We've heard lullaby version of heavy metal songs, we've heard string quartet versions of metal songs, and even some pop artists have covered some of metal's most cherished anthems, but this might be the one version nobody expected. Sung in the style of Michael McDonald, Las Vegas act the Guilty Pleasures recently covered Iron Maiden's classic 'Run to the Hills' in their own 'Yacht Rock' style.

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10 Weirdest System of a Down Lyrics

System of a Down are the undisputed kings of weirdness. Not only that, but System of a Down are one of the most bizarre bands to achieve massive mainstream success. Even when you have no idea what Serj Tankian or Daron Malakian are singing about, the masses sing along with unwavering passion and intensity.

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Axl Rose’s Ex-Wife Auctioning Off Numerous Personal Items Involving the Guns N’ Roses Singer

Who wants to buy Axl Rose's marriage certificate? How about the actual wedding video of the singer's marriage to former actress and model Erin Everly? What about a domestic abuse report? Or break-up letters penned by Rose after the marriage didn't work out? All of this and more can be yours! Seriously.

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Hear a Metalcore Version of Miley Cyrus’ ‘Wrecking Ball’

While metalheads and Miley Cyrus may seemingly have little in common, those lines just got a little blurred with a new cover version of the pop singer's hit song 'Wrecking Ball.'

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