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Ozzy Osbourne Gets His Own Radio Station

Since satellite radio launched, it’s provided an opportunity for a number of well-known recording artists to turn DJ, hosting their own stations with a mix of personal stories and their favorite songs — including Bob Dylan, Pearl Jam, Eminem, and Willie Nelson.

Now you can add Ozzy Osbourne to the list: the heavy metal legend has partnered with SiriusXM to create his own channel, called Ozzy’s Boneyard. According to a press release announcing the deal, the station is set to launch later this year and will feature “classic hard rock and metal music from artists like Black Sabbath, Metallica, AC/DC, Jimi Hendrix, Pantera and Van Halen.”

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Foo Fighters Perform ‘Bad Reputation’ with Joan Jett on ‘Letterman’

Just a few days after joining Joan Jett on stage at Madison Square Garden for a surprise performance of her classic hit ‘Bad Reputation,’ the Foo Fighters reunited with the rock icon on last night’s ‘Late Show with David Letterman.’

The all-star combo treated the studio audience to another fiery run-through of ‘Bad Reputation,’ with Jett in fine voice and the Foos thrashing through the song like their lives depended on it. Take a look at this clip from the show and try to keep from wondering what it might sound like if Jett put the Blackhearts on hold to record an entire album with Dave Grohl and company:

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Lynyrd Skynyrd’s ‘What’s Your Name’ Allegedly Used By Pittsburgh Steelers to Make Fun of Baltimore Ravens Quarterback

The rivalry between pro football’s Pittsburgh Steelers and Baltimore Ravens featured a twist from the classic rock world Sunday night, with the Steelers accused of referring to opposing quarterback Joe Flacco as a “little girl” via a Lynyrd Skynyrd song played over their stadium’s sound system.

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10 Crime Shows From the ’80s That Need a Reboot

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Love 'em or hate 'em, reboots are all the rage in Hollywood — both on the big screen, where you can't go a week without a new version of 'Footloose' or 'The Thing,' and on the TV, where '90210' is back and 'Charlie's Angels' briefly took flight again this fall.

Recognizing a trend when they see it, the folks at NBC

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Ozzy Osbourne’s Daughter Suffers Concussion

Dancing can be dangerous for the less rhythmically inclined among us, but even if you’ve been a contestant on ‘Dancing with the Stars,’ that doesn’t mean you’re immune from mishaps while you’re out there cutting a rug. That’s exactly what Ozzy Osbourne‘s daughter Kelly recently discovered when a night on the dance floor turned into a trip to the hospital.

As Osbourne herself explained on twitter, “Long story short I cracked my head open then kept passing out.”

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Guns N’ Roses Covering Two AC/DC Songs On Tour

Guns N’ Roses are on tour — and while that means fans can expect some typically unusual news from the road, it also means hours of blistering hard rock music for concertgoers who turn out to see Axl Rose and company.

In fact, fans who have been in the audience for recent dates report that shows have been going for more than three hours — and as this lengthy recent setlist can attest, Axl and his crew have been delivering a mix of newer tracks, old favorites, and covers of two classic AC/DC tracks – ‘Riff Raff’ and ‘Whole Lotta Rosie.’ 

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‘Star Wars Disco Ballet’ Is a Thing That Exists [VIDEO]

What do you get when you put together disco, a few dozen yards of gold lamé, a troupe of ballet dancers and ‘Star Wars’ mania at its late ’70s peak?

The answer, as demonstrated by this mesmerizing four-minute “disco ballet” from a French TV show, is one of the most mind-bogglingly awesome insane ‘Star Wars’ tie-ins we’ve ever seen — and yes, that includes the infamous ‘Star Wars Holiday Special.’ 

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Peanut Butter Price Hike Could Make Things Sticky for Consumers

Peanut butter has been a staple for frugal food lovers for years, but a looming price increase could make it more of a luxury item before the end of the year.

Facing shortages after a dismal peanut harvest, producers have begun implementing steep price hikes, and consumers will start feeling the pinch this week — adding to a general rise in the cost of food throughout 2011. 

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Motley Crue Singer Vince Neil to Plead Guilty to Disorderly Conduct Charge

Vince Neil of Motley Crue is no stranger to scuffles with the law — and now he’s back in court, where he’s set to plead guilty to a misdemeanor charge stemming from an alleged disorderly conduct incident involving his ex-girlfriend, entertainment reporter Alicia Jacobs, and a pair of her companions at a Las Vegas comedy club.

“Mr. Neil is sorry he raised his voice,” said Neil’s defense attorney, David Chesnoff. 

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Ozzy Osbourne Stocks Up on Spooky Puffs For Halloween

Ozzy Osbourne might be rock’s reigning Prince of Darkness, but that doesn’t mean he can’t enjoy a healthy, balanced breakfast — or, for that matter, a heaping bowl of sugary cereal.

Although he’s gotten more press for some of his other vices, one of Ozzy’s longest-running addictions has been the UK cereal Sugar Puffs — and when he found himself in need of a few boxes recently, the company that makes them was happy to help out. 

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Amazing! Man Solves Rubik’s Cube While Juggling Two More [VIDEO]

For kids of the ’80s, few accomplishments were more meaningful than solving a Rubik’s Cube without having to resort to removing the stickers. But for Cube master David Calvo, it’s no longer enough to simply line up the colors on each side — he’s actually mastered the art of solving a Rubik’s while juggling two more at the same time.

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