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    Lukas Rossi won the lead singer role on Rock Star Supernova, the CBS reality show. He joins Tommy Lee, Jason Newsted and Gilby Clarke.

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    Buckcherry was formed when frontman Josh Todd met guitarist Keith Nelson through their tattoo artist after discovering a common love of AC/DC.

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    "As soon as the fans hear this new record, they'll see it's different from anything that we have ever done." ~Corey Taylor of Stone Sour

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    Three Days Grace has had two #1 singles, "Just Like You" in 2004 and "Animal I Have Become" in 2006.

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    Fact: Rescuers sent an iPod with music from the Foo Fighters down a collapsed mineshaft to two surviving miners waiting to be rescued in Australia.

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    Jet considers Oasis, The Rolling Stones, The Who, and AC/DC as their main influences.

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    "We're a straight-ahead, in-your-face rock & roll band that tells the truth and sometimes stretches it beyond the imagination." ~Ben Wells, Black Stone Cherry.

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    Aiden formed while its members were in high school. The name comes from a character in the movie "The Ring."

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    My Chemical Romance's "Welcome to the Black Parade" single has already reached #1 in the UK.

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    All That Remains has more than 81,000 MySpace buddies.

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    Army of Anyone consists of Filter frontman Richard Patrick, and Dean and Robert DeLeo from Stone Temple Pilots.

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    Fact: Korn frontman Jonathan Davis owns serial killer Ted Bundy's VW bug.

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    "The songs are smarter, musically and lyrically." ~Brandon Flowers on The Killers' new album "Sam's Town."

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    Audioslave bought its name for $30,000 from a British band with the same name.

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    Brandon Boyd and Jose Pasillas of Incubus met in the fourth grade. They met Mike Einziger in 8th grade.

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    "We're a straight-ahead, in-your-face rock & roll band that tells the truth and sometimes stretches it beyond the imagination." ~Ben Wells, Black Stone Cherry.

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    Although Aerosmith is known as "the bad boys from Boston" only Joe Perry is actually from Massachussetts (Hopedale).

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    Metallica has finally ended its iTunes holdout and is letting the online music store sell some of the band's records.

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    "We have worked, sacrificed, won and lost more than most trying to live a sometimes impossible dream." ~Chris Gray of The Black Maria

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    Since 2005 Alice and Chains has been getting vocal help from people like Wes Scantlin of Puddle of Mudd, James Hetfield of Metallica, and William DuVall.

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    This year Eddie Vedder reunited with his stepfather for the first time since their fallout 20 years ago.

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    Wolfmother will be touring with Pearl Jam when they come to Europe.

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    Flyleaf credits Rage Against the Machine, Incubus, and the Smashing Pumpkins as some of their biggest influences.

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    Since Everclear formed in 1992, the band's had 10 members. Only Alex Alexakis stayed on the entire time.

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    Amy Lee of Evanscence had problems filming the video for "Call Me When Your Sober" because the wolves in the video were kicking up her allergies.

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    Keep listening for Hinder's new single coming out soon called "How Long."

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    Rob Zombie has already started directing a new Live DVD for his new tour!

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    Fact: Crossfade's Ed Sloan started playing piano when he was eight, but then switched over to guitar..

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    Jane's Addiction got it's name from a former drug addict housemate of the band.

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    Fact: Bullet For My Valentine encourages fans to mosh during concerts!

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    "A flyleaf is the blank page at the front of a book." ~Flyleaf lead singer Lacey Mosley.

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    Jacoby Saddix once threw up on a live MTV show when Papa Roach were playing "Last Resort.".

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    Fact: Deftones singer Chino Moreno is in the low-budget video for the song "Carpe Diem" by Will Haven.

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    Black Label Society's Zakk Wylde has been voted "Most Valuable Player" for three consecutive years in the Guitar World magazine polls.

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    30 Seconds to Mars grabbed the MTV2 Video Award for "The Kill."

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    Fact: Rise Against's Tim McIlrath was once in a band with Pete Wentz from Fall Out Boy.

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    Hurt drummer Evan Johns is the son of Andy Johns -- producer/engineer for Led Zepplin, The Stones, and Van Halen.

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    Avenged Sevenfold is an alleged reference to the Bible in the story of Cain and Abel, where Cain is punished to live in exile, alone and miserable.

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    AFI disbanded when the members went to different colleges, but they all dropped out of school after a reunion show.

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    There are actually three versions of Shinedown's latest album "Us And Them." Two versions include bonus tracks.

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    Nickelback allegedly got its name from Chad Kroger's brother who had to give a "nickel back" in change when he worked at Starbucks.

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    Rock Kills Kid's Jeff Tucker had to sleep in the studio when the band recorded its first album, because he had no money.

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    Evanescence first major release Fallen sold 14 million copies. Their new album The Open Door hit shelves in October.

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    The Red Hot Chili Peppers headlined Lollapalooza 2006 in Chicago.

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    Jet has a new album coming out in October!

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    Before joining Eighteen Visions, James Hart went to cosmetology school and worked as a hairdresser.

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    Josh Homme and Queens of the Stone Age performed at Lollapalooza, which drew over 165,000 people.

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    "As soon as the fans hear this new record, they'll see it's different from anything that we have ever done."

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    During 30 Seconds to Mars' Lollapalooza performance, Jared Leto climbed to the top of the stage scaffolding to sing.

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    Wolfmother was listed in Rolling Stone Magazine's "Top 10 Bands to Watch in 2006."

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    "I'm doing things vocally that I haven't done before and we're using different time signatures and tunings that are new for us." ~Ben Burnley of Breaking Benjamin.

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    The Raconteurs made their Lollapalooza debut -- and even played a cover of Gnarls Barkley's "Crazy."

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    Disturbed is currently touring the U.S. with Ozzfest before heading off on a worldwide tour this fall.

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    Hoobastank plays at the MTV Asia Awards.

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    Dave Navarro has recorded with six different bands -- including Jane's Addiction, Red Hot Chili Peppers, and Guns n' Roses!

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    Buckcherry got its name from a transvestite fan who used to bum cigarettes off group members.

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    Fact: Pearl Jam does allow small recording devices at their shows -- just no professional stuff.

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    Fact: Atreyu got its name from the character in The Never Ending Story.

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    Fact: Godsmack's primary influence was Alice In Chains. The band is named after the AIC song "God Smack."

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    Johnathan Davis of Korn has been diagnosed with Idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura -- a blood defect. But that's not expected to change the Family Values Tour.

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    Chad Kroeger was arrested for drag racing in June and charged with drunk driving in July in British Columbia.

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    30 Seconds to Mars refuses to perform at venues that exploit Jared Leto's celeb status.

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    HIM is from Finland -- but their biggest success so far has come from Germany with three Top 10 songs.

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    Shinedown's been working hard for the people in New Orleans -- even helping build homes after Hurricane Katrina.

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    Members of Metallica have loaned their voices to an upcoming episode of The Simpsons -- which will air sometime next season.

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    Trent Reznor helped create the soundtrack for the videogame Quake. In the game you can see the NIN logo on amunition crates for nail guns.

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    Three Days Grace's "I Hate Everything About You" reached #1 on the rock charts in their home country of Canada.

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    The Red Hot Chili Peppers' "Dani California" sold 442,000 copies in it's first week in the US. That's a best for the band.

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    Fact: You can unlock Saliva lead singer Josey Scott as a secret character in EA Sports' PGA Tour 2003. Just enter in: SUPERSTAR as the password.

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    Hurt drummer Evan Johns is the son of Andy Johns -- producer/engineer for Led Zepplin, The Stones, and Van Halen.

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    Aaron Lewis of Staind worked in landscaping and cleaned hotel rooms before catching his big break.

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    Aussie band Wolfmother rocked Chicago's lakefront, with their hit song "Woman."

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    Fact: Rob Zombie was a production assistant on Pee-Wee's Playhouse.

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    Queens of the Stone Age was first called "Gamma Ray."

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    Theory of A Deadman's song "Santa Monica" is featured in the video game Fahrenheit.

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    Fact: Lostprophets' lead singer Ian Watkins used to be the drummer for the band Public Disturbance..

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    The song "Steady, As She Goes" was the inspiration for Jack White forming The Raconteurs with buddy Brendan Benson..

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    Flyleaf: Chicks Rock!

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    Since they formed in 2005, Evans Blue has toured with Taproot, Shinedown, and Trapt.

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    Three Days Grace actually has trading cards you can buy online!

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    Fact: When Live first formed in the 80's they called themselves "First Aid."

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    Scott Weiland's band Velvet Revolver was originally called "The Project."

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    HIM is from Finland -- but their biggest success so far has come from Germany with three Top 10 songs.

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    Billy Corgan's got the Smashing Pumpkins back together -- now they're looking for a new bassist.

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    System of A Down is part of this summer's Ozzfest tour.

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    Hurt drummer Evan Johns is the son of Andy Johns -- producer/engineer for Led Zepplin, The Stones, and Van Halen.

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    Matt McDonough, Mudvayne's drummer, describes his band's music as "math metal."

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    Brent Smith of Shinedown

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    Cody Handon of Hinder: "We didn't want to be just another faceless rock band playing depressing, 'I hate my dad' music. We wanted to go out there and kick ass like they did in the '80s."

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    The band AFI's name actually stands for "A Fire Inside."

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    Chad Kroeger of Nickelback

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    Dave Grohl of Foo Fighters

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    Adam Gontier of Three Days Grace





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    Candlebox

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    Sully Erna of Godsmack

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    Hoobastank

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    Wes Scantlin Puddle of Mudd

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    Josey Scott of Saliva

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    Three Days Grace actually has trading cards you can buy online!
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    Jerry Cantrell of Alice in Chains

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    Ozzy

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    Eddie Vedder of Pearl Jam

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    Billie Joe Armstrong of Green Day

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    Jonathan Davis of Korn

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