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Travis Barker battles health problems

Travis Barker battles health problemsBlink-182 were forced to cancel their Las Vegas show last weekend as drummer, Travis Barker was diagnosed with clots in his arms. The band (following in the footsteps of such stars as Barbara Streisand, Celine Dion, Elton John, or Billy Joel) has had a residency in Las Vegas. In their case, it is the Palms…

D. J. Fontana passes away

D. J. Fontana passes awayD. J. Fontana (born Dominic Joseph Fontana) is a genuine rock and roll pioneer. He was a member of Elvis Presley's first accompanying band called The Blue Moon Boys (Scotty Moore on guitar, Bill Black on bass and D. J. Fontana on drums). We have all heard his drumming on…

Dave Mustaine suggests James Hetfield is ‘afraid of Lars Ulrich’

Dave Mustaine suggests James Hetfield is ‘afraid of Lars Ulrich’Just when everybody thought the animosities between Dave Mustaine and Lars Ulrich had finally been laid to rest after Megadeth's leader took part in Metallica's 30th anniversary concert as well as the 'Big Four' concert tour, which featured Metallica, Slayer, Anthrax and Megadeth. Seems like Dave's grudge against former band mates,…