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What Kind of Music Calms Dogs?

The following content may contain Chewy links. PetMD is operated by Chewy. Listening to certain songs can help soothe and calm you during stressful times. While research has documented the therapeutic effects of sound and music on the human brain, could listening to music calm dogs, too?. And if so,...
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Def Leppard Debut New Stadium-Ready Song ‘Fire It Up’

Def Leppard are a week away from the May 27 release of their new album, Diamond Star Halos, and they've just shared what is presumably the last advance single, "Fire It Up." The track appears third on the album, Def Leppard's first since issuing their self-titled record in 2015, and follows "Kick" and "Take What You Want." It's a stadium-ready track that opens with two bass drum kicks and a handclap, making it a natural crowd participation go-to, especially since drummer Rick Allen confirmed that the group will indeed be playing songs off Diamond Star Halos on the upcoming Stadium Tour with Motley Crue, Poison, Joan Jett and the Blackhearts and more.
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Mike Campbell and Stan Lynch on Their Surprise Heartbreakers Reunion

Click here to read the full article. When original Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers drummer Stan Lynch was let go from the group in 1995 — or “excommunicated,” to use his own term —he started a new chapter of his life in Florida as a producer-songwriter and rarely looked back. His only encounter with Petty in the years that followed took place in 2002 at the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame induction ceremony, and the only communication he can recall from guitarist Mike Campbell in the two decades since that night was a brief phone call in 2017 shortly...
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‘Randy Rhoads: Reflections of a Guitar Icon’ Examines The Brief Life And Big Impact Of Ozzy Osbourne’s Original Axeman

1980 was heavy metal’s breakout year. Like barbarian hordes storming the gates of Rome, the much maligned genre ravaged the pop charts and set young minds ablaze thanks to landmark albums from AC/DC, Judas Priest, Motörhead and Iron Maiden. Spring and fall of this annus metallum were marked by the return of metal’s godfathers, albeit in dueling altered forms. In April, Black Sabbath released Heaven and Hell, their first album to feature dragon-slaying operatic vocalist Ronnie James Dio. Come September, their disgraced former singer would have his revenge, as Ozzy Osbourne issued his classic solo debut, Blizzard of Ozz, which showcased the breathtaking guitar virtuosity of newcomer Randy Rhoads.
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Every Song on Harry Styles's New Album Explained

With Harry Styles's release of "Harry's House," fans are treated to another layer of the popular British singer. The album, released May 20, is Styles's third and opens the door to a more vulnerable side to him. He's been open in interviews that this album is one he's immensely proud of because it feels so honest. "I was kind of like, 'It'd be really fun to make an album called Harry's House,' and thought about it being this smaller thing," he told Apple Music, adding that the album "feels like me." He said he treated it like "a day in the life" with himself, using songs that he would want to listen to, including fun music, sad music, and everything in between. "I think while it obviously is a lot more electronic in a lot of places than anything I've made, it's also so much more intimate to me," he shared. "And so much more intimately made . . . And this is my favorite album at the moment, and I love it so much."
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Dio’s ‘Holy Diver’ Returns in Four-CD Super Deluxe Edition

Rhino Records has announced a super deluxe edition of Dio’s 1983 debut album Holy Diver, complete with unreleased outtakes, live tracks and rarities. Newly remixed by Joe Barresi – known for his work with Tool, Queens of the Stone Age and Slipknot – the set will be available in four-CD, two-LP and digital editions, and released on July 8, marking what would have been Ronnie James Dio’s 80th birthday on July 10.
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New star-studded Eric Clapton tribute album due in June

A star-studded and diverse roster of artists has contributed to a new album paying homage to the music of Eric Clapton. The aptly titled A Tribute to Eric Clapton will be released on June 17 and can be preordered now on CD, as a limited-edition gold-vinyl LP and via digital formats. The album features renditions of a dozen of the guitar legend’s best-known songs, including tunes from his solo career and from his old bands The Yardbirds, Cream, Blind Faith and Derek and the Dominos.
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Rudy Sarzo Recalls ‘When the Real Randy Rhoads Showed Up’ for Ozzy

Rudy Sarzo recalled asking Randy Rhoads what had happened to him when the bassist first heard the guitarist’s contribution to Ozzy Osbourne’s band. Rhoads had left Quiet Riot to join the Blizzard of Ozz lineup in 1979, later bringing bandmate Sarzo into the Black Sabbath singer’s band. But before that, Sarzo was astonished to hear what Rhoads had written for Osbourne because it was so different from his Quiet Riot compositions.
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Doja Cat Pulls Out of the Weeknd’s Stadium Tour, Festival Concerts

Click here to read the full article. Doja Cat has pulled out of her opening slot on the Weeknd’s summer stadium tour and all forthcoming festival dates due tonsil surgery, the singer announced on Friday. “Hi guys,” she wrote in a post to her Instagram Story. “I wanted you to hear it from me first. Unfortunately I have to have surgery on my tonsils ASAP. The surgery is routine but the recovery is going to take awhile due to swelling. That menas I have to cancel my festival run this summer as well as The Weeknd tour. I feel horrible about...
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