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Duff McKagan Risks Cerebral Edema Climbing Mt. Ranier

The life of a rock n’ roller may be grueling, what with all the constant travel, long hours in the studio and non-stop partying, but, as Duff McKagan found out, it’s nothing compared to mountain climbing. The former Guns N’ Roses bassist recently risked his life attempting to scale Mt. Ranier, which has an elevation of 14,409 feet, and wrote about the experience in his column at Seattle Weekly.

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Lightfoot.ca

Original Gordon Lightfoot Bassist John Stockfish Dead at 69

John Stockfish, the bassist responsible for the well-known riff that carried Gordon Lightfoot’s ‘Sundown’ to success internationally, has died. According to the Windsor Star, the musician was buried in Mississauga today (Aug. 30) after dying in his hometown of Windsor, Ont. on Aug. 20 of natural causes.

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Samir Hussein, Getty Images

Bruce Springsteen’s ‘Land of Hope and Dreams’ Used in Baseball Playoffs Ad

A new trailer promoting TBS’ upcoming coverage of the 2012 Major League Baseball postseason features Bruce Springsteen‘s ‘Land of Hope and Dreams.’ The clip intersperses baseball highlights with footage of Springsteen and the E Street Band performing the song.

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Lars Baron, Getty Images

Paul McCartney Restores Historic Motown Piano

After decades of disrepair, the ebonies and ivories on a piano used by many of Motown’s biggest acts are living in perfect harmony again — thanks to a repair job paid for by Paul McCartney, who will play the instrument at a benefit gala later this month.

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Model Mayhem
Model Mayhem

Lindsay Marie — Babe of the Day

Meet Lindsay Marie, a 26-year-old from Beverly Hills, California.

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Category: Babes, Local News
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SuicideGirls.com

Ferjenks Suicide — Suicide Girl of the Day

Meet Ferjenks, a 23-year-old Suicide Girl and Lingerie Shop Owner from Columbia. She’s graciously agreed to show us some of her wares.

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Category: Babes, Local News
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David Becker, Getty Images

Eddie Van Halen Spent Three Weeks in the Hospital

According to a new report, Van Halen guitarist Eddie Van Halen spent three weeks in the hospital following his recent emergency surgery for diverticulitis, and will now need four to six months at home to recover from the procedure.

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Evening Standard, Getty Images

Comprehensive Led Zeppelin Oral History Coming in November

Led Zeppelin have been the subject of a number of books, from the titillating ‘Hammer of the Gods’ to some serious literary efforts. But a new book titled ‘Led Zeppelin: The Oral History of the World’s Greatest Rock Band’ promises a new slant on the history and music of the mighty British rock ensemble.

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Kevin Winter, Getty Images

Paul Rodgers to Sing National Anthem at Mets Game

One of the greatest voices in rock history, Paul Rodgers, a founding member of both Free and Bad Company, will sing the national anthem at New York’s Citi Field on Sept. 10 before a baseball game between the New York Mets and the Washington Nationals.

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Getty Images

John Lennon’s Killer Would Prefer to Stay in Prison

Last week, Mark David Chapman was denied parole for a seventh straight time since serving the minimum of his 20 year to life sentence for shooting Beatle John Lennon. That seems to be what he wants. The convicted killer says that if were granted parole he would “probably stay right where I’m at.”

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