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Police Officer Loses Job Because of Guns N’ Roses Guitarist’s Wedding Proposal

One of the most romantic cases of rock star excess we’ve heard in a long time has, unfortunately, resulted in somebody losing their job. A Las Vegas police captain has left his job after breaking the rules to help Guns N’ Roses guitarist DJ Ashba propose to his then-girlfriend.

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Tool's Maynard James Keenan
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Tool Singer Maynard James Keenan: ‘I Just Love Denzel Washington’

Tool, A Perfect Circle and Puscifer frontman Maynard James Keenan has always managed to see a bigger picture than just music, occasionally dabbling in acting and keeping a keen eye on the visual aspects of his bands' careers. With that in mind, the A.V. Club spoke with Keenan and asked him to mock up a faux film festival that would relate to his artistic output.

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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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See the First Images of Judas Priest’s Rob Halford on ‘The Simpsons’

As we reported back in October, Judas Priest singer Rob Halford will go from being the Metal God to the Yellow God as he gets a new look courtesy of the hit cartoon show 'The Simpsons.' Plenty of musicians have been featured on the long-running show, but rarely do metalheads get a bonus treat when watching the long-running animated series. The payoff will come this Sunday, Jan. 5, at 8PM ET on Fox in the episode titled 'Steal This Episode,' and the first images (above and below) of the animated Halford and Priest have been unveiled.

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James Avery, Star of ‘Fresh Prince of Bel-Air,’ Dead at 68

It brings us great sadness to report this news on the first day of the New Year -- James Avery, the beloved actor who portrayed Uncle Phil on the hit '90s sitcom 'The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air,' has passed away at the age of 68. Avery, who passed away late last night in Los Angeles, was an actor known for his warmth, and continued to appear on many TV shows over the years after 'Fresh Prince' concluded. 

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Louisiana and Shreveport-Bossier Unemployment Down in November 2013

The jobs picture is looking slightly better in Shreveport-Bossier and across Louisiana compared to last month, but still not as well as compared to last year.

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Former Decapitated Drummer Krimh Posts Audition Videos for Slipknot

Slipknot and Decapitated may not have too much in common sonically, but former Decapitated drummer Kerim 'Krimh' Lechner is hoping to become Slipknot's new drummer. The heavy-hitting death metal drummer has uploaded footage of himself playing the Slipknot tracks 'People = S--t' and 'Eyeless' with the hope of getting the attention of the masked Iowa act.

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Lacuna Coil
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Lacuna Coil’s Cristina Scabbia: ‘2013 Hasn’t Exactly Been a Piece of Cake for Me’

Last week, it was revealed that Lacuna Coil had backed out of the 2014 ShipRocked Cruise. The band cited "very serious personal family matters" as the reason for pulling out, and in a new open letter posted today (Dec. 31) from vocalist Cristina Scabbia, we may have a better understanding as to why Lacuna Coil decided to skip the rock cruise.

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Meet the Woman With the World’s Biggest Rear End [VIDEO]

This woman has quite the backstory.

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Unlocking the Truth
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Preteen Metal Band Unlocking the Truth Profiled on CNN

We reported on preteen metal act Unlocking the Truth earlier this year, but the Brooklyn-based metal act has now made it all the way to CNN. The news network recently aired a profile on the three-piece band, giving Unlocking the Truth a huge platform to lure in new fans.

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Corey Taylor of Slipknot
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Corey Taylor: Slipknot Are Not Falling Apart

Although Slipknot recently parted ways with drummer Joey Jordison, the band is far from calling it a day. Slipknot fans are about has dedicated as they come, so vocalist Corey Taylor took a moment to put any doubts to rest with a tweet reinforcing the band's will to continue, even vowing that "great things are coming" in 2014.

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UFC Legend Anderson Silva Suffers Broken Leg to Join List of All-Time Gruesome Injuries [GRAPHIC VIDEOS]

One of the most brutal images in the world of sports in 2013 came at the tail end of the year.

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