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Cleveland's Mushroomhead makes Billboard Top 20 in band's 20th year

By Malcolm Abram Published: May 22, 2014

Wow, let's hear it for perseverance. Cleveland metal/industrial mavens Mushroomhead just scored their first Top 20 album in their storied 20 year career with their new album released last Tuesday alongside The Black Keys #1 "Turn Blue.". Congrats!

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"The Righteous & The Butterfly", the eighth studio album from MUSHROOMHEAD, the influential industrial metal band from Cleveland, Ohio, sold around 11,000 copies in the United States in its first week of release to debut at position No. 20 on The Billboard 200 chart.

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Black Keys battle King of Pop for Top spot on next week's Billboard 200

By Malcolm Abram Published: May 21, 2014

The duo's steady dozen year climb continues..where do you go after debuting at Number One?

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There's a race for No. 1 on the Billboard 200 albums chart, as both Michael Jackson's "Xscape" and the Black Keys' "Turn Blue" have their sights set on the top slot. 

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Two Guys Talkin' - Michael Sam edition

By Dan Kadar Published: May 15, 2014

Our two guys have a straight talk about the first openly gay player in the NFL.

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Black Keys Pat Carney is still NOT a Belieber

By Malcolm Abram Published: May 12, 2014

Ok, so there is plenty of NSFW language in Black Keys drummer Pat Carney's latest assesement of Justin Beiber..Here are some expurgated outtakes from the latest issue of Rolling Stone


On his Twitter battles with Beliebers: ""I just started getting called a fa**ot, you know? All these kids who don't know what they're saying are saying all of these things that are actually wildly inappropriate. And these kids are just dumbasses.

"I mean, Justin Bieber is a (fricking) moron," Carney continues. "And that's the gist of what I was saying. And then he goes and says I should be slapped? Honestly, I feel bad for him. Every single person who works with him should be (frickin') embarrassed that they don't. . . No one is doing him any favors, you know? And honestly, I don't dislike his music. I don't listen to his music, but he needs to not conduct himself that way. Like, really, you make millions of dollars playing music, you should feel fucking lucky."

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Video: Two Guys Talkin' - Goodbye Jet

By Dan Kadar Published: May 9, 2014

Our Two Guys talk about the demise of the printed version of Jet magazine and what this means for other periodicals.

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Lionel Ritchie show at Blossom cancelled

By Malcolm Abram Published: May 5, 2014

From the Digital Desk of LiveNation...bummer...Ritchie's one of those artists everyone of a certain age knows, but don't necessarily realize just how much of a pop/soul hitmaker he was until the hits start flowing. I was kinda looking forward to this show.


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