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‘Death Metal:’ Judas Priest Performs on ‘The Simpsons’ [Video]

On Sunday night, Fox's "The Simpsons" paid homage to British heavy metal legends Judas Priest by immortalizing them as animated character's in the show's ever-growing list of guest stars.

Judas Priest was given a yellow makeover and featured on "Steal This Episode," performing a unique version of its hit "Breaking the Law."

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BCS National Championship Game: Florida State vs. Auburn—Everything You Need to Know

Heisman winner Jameis Winston goes for Florida State’s third national championship against Auburn’s team of destiny.

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Rock ‘n’ Roll Hall of Famer Phil Everly of Everly Brothers Dies

Phil Everly, half of the enormously successful and influential early rock band the Everly Brothers, died Friday night in Los Angeles from complications from chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.

He was 74 years old.

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Black Sabbath’s Tony Iommi: ‘We’ve (Got) Some Good Things Lined Up’

The metal world's collective heart sank when it was announced in the beginning of 2012 that the godfather of metal, Tony Iommi, was battling lymphoma.

However, the Black Sabbath guitarist has managed to persevere.

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Led Zeppelin Reissues On Tap

The Led Zeppelin remasters that Jimmy Page has been working on will start seeing the light of day soon, buit it might  take a little longer than initially figured.

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Beyonce Was Most Searched For on Web in 2013

Female celebs were the most searched people on the web in 2013, and all, with the exception of one, were pop singers!

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Taylor Swift Was 2013′s Most Charitable Celebrity

Even by Taylor Swift's lofty standards, 2013 has been a banner year -- but she just received maybe the most important honor of all!

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45 Years Ago: Led Zeppelin Plays First U.S. Show in Denver [Video]

Led Zeppelin made its North American concert debut in Denver on Dec. 26, 1968.

Led Zeppelin was first on a three-band bill that also featured Vanilla Fudge and Spirit.

As concert promoter Barry Fey recalls, it’s a milestone that almost happened in a different city.

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‘SNL’ Taps Drake as 2014′s First Host and Musical Guest

"Saturday Night Live" certainly closed out 2013 right with Jimmy Fallon as host and Justin Timberlake returning as musical guest, an even episode that saw some of the long-running NBC sketch comedy series' best ratings in years.

But will the first 2014 installment of the NBC-TV show enter on the same high note? 

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Iron Maiden Report About Music Piracy Is Apparently Untrue (UPDATE)

Updated 12/27/13: Original source CITEworld has retracted their story — “Due to writer error, an original version of this article stated that Iron Maiden used MusicMetric’s analysis to plan its South American tours. MusicMetric did not work directly with Iron Maiden. The analysis described in this article was carried out without the band’s participation or knowledge, and we have no confirmation that the band ever saw or used it. CITEworld deeply regrets this error, and we apologize to our readers.”

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Motley Crue’s Nikki Sixx 26 Years After His Death: ‘Life is Beautiful’ [Video]

From a career standpoint, Motley Crue has had nine lives. However, bassist/co-founder Nikki Sixx alone has eaten up at least half of those.

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Judas Priest Confirms Plans to Release 17th Album in 2014

British metal legends Judas Priest want to wish their fans a very merry Christmas.

They did so by sharing some of the best news Priest fans could hope for.

In the band's Christmas message, Judas Priest confirmed that a new album is on tap in 2014. 

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