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Metallica’s Orion Music + More Fest Will Not Return in 2014

The two-day Orion Music + More Festival, curated by heavy metal legends Metallica, will not be returning to Detroit’s Belle Isle next year (the site of the 2013 edition) and will take 2014 off altogether, according to event promoter C3 Presents.

12/03/2013

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Buy Eminem’s Childhood Home For Only $1

He might be the real Slim Shady, but you can totally imitate him…for a price. But not much of one. The childhood home of Marshall Mathers a/k/a Eminem is for sale. The only caveat? It’s […]

09/20/2013

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Beyonce Covers ‘A Change Is Gonna Come,’ Pays Tribute To Smokey, Stevie, Seger

On July 20, Beyonce made a stop in Detroit, Michigan as part of her current world tour, The Mrs. Carter Show.  It also just so happened to be the same day the city filed for bankruptcy. RELATED: Getting Lucky […]

07/31/2013

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Ted Nugent On Detroit’s Bankruptcy: ‘It’s Heartbreaking But Also Fortifying In Some Ways’

On July 18, the actual city of Detroit filed for the largest municipal bankruptcy case in U.S. history, and its hometown rock stars are, well, not surprised. Motor City’s $18 billion debt, 78,000 abandoned homes, and […]

07/31/2013

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Metallica’s Orion Music Festival Aims To Make Detroit Permanent Home

As Metallica’s giant Orion Music Festival gets underway this weekend, the band sat down to explain why they think Detroit will be the festival’s new and permanent home.

06/07/2013

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The Temptations’ Richard Street Dies At 70

Richard Street, a former member of The Temptations and Motown singer, died early Wednesday morning (Feb. 27) in a Las Vegas hospitcal of a pulmonary embolism, reports CBS Detroit. He was 70. Street served in […]

02/28/2013

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Metallica Reveals 2013 Orion Festival Lineup

The biggest metal band in the world has not only conquered the festival circuit, it’s created its own. Metallica has announced the complete line up for its second annual Orion Music + More Festival, set […]

02/25/2013

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Priceless Guitar Stolen From Bob Seger’s Home

A young man who attended a party at Bob Seger’s house – thrown by his 16-year-old daughter – allegedly stole from the Rock and Roll Hall of Famer. Andrew D. Thompson, 20, of Waterford Township, […]

06/27/2012

Robocop Statue Hits $50,000 Goal AND COUNTING

Remember when JACK FM was the first radio-station-website-blog-entity to tell you about the Detroit Robocop Statue viral phenomenon? Guess what…..

02/16/2011

Crazy Fan Records Entire Dead Weather Show, We Jam Out In Appreciation

When Jack White’s new band, [lastfm]The Dead Weather[/lastfm], played in Los Angeles in late July, the air was pungent with American Spirits and the smell of black leather.[lastfm]White Stripes[/lastfm]-esque black, white, and red garments filled […]

08/13/2010

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