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Slipknot Bassist Paul Gray Found Dead in Hotel

Police say metal band Slipknot bassist Paul Gray has been found dead in an Iowa hotel room. Police say a hotel employee found the 38-year-old Gray dead in a room Monday at the Town Plaza Hotel in Urbandale, a suburb of Des Moines. Foul play isn't suspected.... Read more
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Bret Michaels hospitalized

Bret Michaels is back in the hospital. The rocker and reality TV star's website reports that Michaels suffered what doctors call a "warning stroke" and has been diagnosed with a patent forum ovale, or hole in the heart. Michaels' publicist, Joann Mignano, confirmed the report.... Read more
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Ronnie James Dio, Metal Legend, Dead at 67

Seminal heavy metal singer Ronnie James Dio -- the voice for Elf, Blackmore's Rainbow, Black Sabbath, his own band Dio and, most recently, Heaven & Hell -- has lost his battle with stomach cancer, passing away Sunday at M.D. Anderson Hospital in Houston.... Read more
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Bret Michaels Released From Hospital

Poison frontman Bret Michaels has been released from a Phoenix hospital and is expected to make a full recovery after suffering a brain hemorrhage last month.... Read more
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Chely Wright Comes Out As Country Music's First Openly Gay Singer

Growing online buzz and speculation came to a head this past weekend when it was revealed that country artist Chely Wright, 39, would announce that she is gay in this week's People Magazine.... Read more
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British actress Lynn Redgrave dies

Lynn Redgrave, who shot to international fame for her performance as a free-spirited bird in 1966's "Georgy Girl," died Sunday at her home in Connecticut after a battle with breast cancer. She was 67.... Read more
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Devon Clifford Of You Say Party! We Say Die! Passes Away

As the news continues to spread, we realize many of you are already aware of the recent passing of Devon Clifford, drummer of Canadian five-piece You Say Party! We Say Die!... Read more
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Guru, Gang Starr Founder and Hip-Hop Hero, Dead at 43

"GANG STARR FOREVER!!! R.I.P. GURU." So tweeted Travis Barker as word spread this morning of the death of Gang Starr mastermind and rap-jazz pioneer Guru (aka Keith Elam). He was just 43.... Read more
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Type O Negative Frontman Peter Steele Dies

Peter Steele, the driving force behind the Brooklyn-based goth/metal quartet Type O Negative, passed away Wednesday evening from heart failure. He was 48. ... Read more
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Supergrass Announces Split

Supergrass, which had hits in the 1990s with singles "Alright" and "Richard III," announced on Monday it had split. The quartet from Oxford, with six studio albums under its belt, decided to break up "due to the 17 year itch," it said in a statement.... Read more
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