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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 Diffuser.fm since it launched in spring 2012.
Trent Reznor
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Trent Reznor Announces Nine Inch Nails Return, Plans Tours for 2013 and 2014

Nine Inch Nails will return to the stage in 2013, with shows booked for this summer and a full-scale U.S. arena tour planned for this fall, NIN mastermind Trent Reznor has announced. The veteran industrial act is "reinventing itself from scratch," according to a statement from Reznor, with a lineup that includes Jane's Addiction's Eric Avery, King Crimson's Adrian Belew and Telefon Tel Aviv's, plus previous NIN collaborators Alessandro Cortini and Ilan Rubin.

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Foo Fighters Starting New Album Today? Dave Grohl Says So

It turns out that Dave Grohl wasn't exaggerating when he said there's "pretty much an entire" new Foo Fighters record ready to record. That news, which came from the mouth of Dave last week, was an exciting surprise for Foo fans who were resigned to the idea that the band would be on an indefinite hiatus while Grohl focuses on his 'Sound City' movie, his supporting Sound City Players all-star band and whatever other activities keep the always-busy rocker busy.

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Dave Grohl on New Foo Fighters Album: ‘We Have Pretty Much an Entire Record Ready’

Foo Fighters frontman Dave Grohl has been insisting that his band is on hiatus ever since he wrote an open letter to fans announcing as much last fall, but it seems he hasn't been entirely truthful. Despite all the talk of his intentions to "pack it in the garage" for awhile, Grohl is now saying that the Foos already have a new album written.

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Eddie Vedder
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Pearl Jam’s Eddie Vedder Playing With Roger Waters At 12-12-12 Sandy Benefit

Pearl Jam singer Eddie Vedder will join Roger Waters to perform the Pink Floyd classic 'Comfortably Numb' at the 12-12-12 Hurricane Sandy relief concert set to take place tonight Madison Square Garden in New York City, Waters revealed during an appearance last night on 'Late Night With Jimmy Fallon.' Vedder, Foo Fighters frontman Dave Grohl and Coldplay's Chris Martin were added to the concert's lineup late last month, joining a star-studded bill that also includes everybody from Bon Jovi and Bruce Springsteen to Kanye West and the Who.

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Dave Gorhl, Eddie Vedder
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Dave Grohl, Eddie Vedder Added to 12-12-12 Hurricane Sandy Relief Concert

Foo Fighters frontman Dave Grohl and Pearl Jam singer Eddie Vedder are among the artists added to the lineup of the 12-12-12 Hurricane Sandy relief concert set to take place in New York City next month. The two alt-rockers and Bon Jovi join a star-studded bill that already includes Bruce SpringsteenPaul McCartney, the Who and several other artists.

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Green Day Announce ‘¡Quatro!’ Documentary

What comes after '¡Uno!,' '¡Dos!' and '¡Tre!?' '¡Quatro!,' of course, although Green Day won't be following their new trilogy of albums with a fourth record. '¡Quatro!' announced today, will not be another album, but rather a documentary offering a behind-the-scenes look into the making-of '¡Uno!,' '¡Dos!' and '¡Tre!'

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Billie Joe Armstrong’s ‘Life Is In Danger,’ Says Green Day Bandmate

Any way you slice it, rehab is serious stuff. But Billie Joe Armstrong's current trip to an undisclosed facility to deal with unspecified substance abuse issues may be way more serious than it seemed, as Green Day bandmate Mike Dirnt has come out to say that Billie's "life is in danger."

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Green Day Post ‘¡Dos!’ Video Trailer

A trailer for ‘¡Dos!,' the second offering in the ‘¡Uno!'-‘¡Dos!’-‘¡Tre!’ trilogy that Green Day are releasing over the course of several months, has hit the web.‘¡Dos!’ is due out Nov. 13 and follows hot on the heels of (shocker!) ‘¡Uno!,' which dropped last month. ‘¡Tre!’ follows in early 2013.

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Tom Morello, Paul Ryan
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Tom Morello Calls Paul Ryan a ‘Jackass,’ Expresses Disappointment in Obama

While it recently emerged that Rage Against the Machine have an unlikely fan in Republican vice presidential candidate Paul Ryan, Rage guitarist Tom Morello has been pretty clear that the feeling is not mutual. In a new interview with Rolling Stone, Morello dubs Ryan a "jackass" when discussing the politician's Rage fandom and explains that he "missed" a lot of the meaning behind the music.

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Billie Joe Armstrong’s ‘The Voice’ Mentorship Begins Tonight

Billie Joe Armstrong may still be in rehab, but thanks to the magic of pre-taped television, the Green Day singer begins his previously announced run as a mentor for Team Christina on 'The Voice' tonight (Oct. 8) at 8PM ET. Signing up to advise 'Voice' coach Christina Aguilera on the reality singing competition show may not have been an obvious move, but Armstrong insists it works.

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Red Hot Chili Peppers Release New Single, ‘Never Is a Long Time’ [Listen]

The latest and third overall single from the Red Hot Chili Peppers' new 7-inch single series has surfaced. 'Never Is a Long Time' and the B-side 'Love of Your Life' are now available for purchase as a 7-inch vinyl single via Warner Bros. Records or as digital downloads through iTunes. Both songs are also streaming below.

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Smashing Pumpkins’ Billy Corgan Sued by ‘Grey’s Anatomy’ Star Over Tree Dispute

A eucalyptus tree falls in Beverly Hills, and the wife of 'Grey’s Anatomy' star Eric Dane is almost killed as a result. It may sound ridiculous, but that's for the courts to decide. Dane and his wife, actress Rebecca Gayheart, have filed a lawsuit against Billy Corgan, alleging that a tree from the Smashing Pumpkins frontman's garden fell into their house during a storm last December, causing the house to flood and exposing a high-voltage power line on their property.

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