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Code Corgan: Smashing Pumpkins frontman writing new music with metal band

Code Corgan: Smashing Pumpkins frontman writing new music with metal band

Presley Ann/Patrick McMullan via Getty ImagesBilly Corgan is writing new music with Code Orange. The Smashing Pumpkins founder shared the news in his Instagram Story, which was then retweeted by the metal band. “Excited to share I’ve been working with Code Orange some on their blistering new songs,” Corgan wrote in the post, alongside a…read more »

Metallica raises $200K through Month of Giving charity initiative

Metallica raises $200K through Month of Giving charity initiative

Credit: Anton CorbijnMetallica raised $200,000 through their Month of Giving charity campaign. The money will be split between two organizations, Feeding America and Direct Relief, with each receiving $100,000. “We are grateful for Metallica and its fans for their continued commitment to help provide meals to our neighbors,” says Feeding America VP of Corporate Partnerships…read more »

Kurt Cobain self-portrait sells for over $280K at auction

Kurt Cobain self-portrait sells for over $280K at auction

Julien’s AuctionsA Kurt Cobain self-portrait sold for over $280,000 at an auction over the weekend. The 1992 piece — a stick-figure drawing the Nirvana frontman made of himself signed “Kurdt Kobain Rock Star” with the caption “I don’t know how to play and I don’t give a hoot!” — was originally expected to go for…read more »

Linkin Park approves of Nandi Bushell’s “awesome” “Numb” cover

Linkin Park approves of Nandi Bushell’s “awesome” “Numb” cover

Victor Chavez/WireImageAdd Linkin Park to the list of Nandi Bushell’s many big-name fans. The 11-year-old viral musical prodigy released a drum cover of LP’s single “Numb” over the weekend, noting that she just recently started listening to the band. “So many great songs! So this is #numetal!” Bushell tweeted. “I like the keyboards and the…read more »