Just a guess, but when Madonna played to tens of thousands of fans at Toyota Center last week, most of them probably didn't know that onstage with her was a member of one of the most severe metal bands of the past 20 years. Rewind: Last Night: Madonna at Toyota Center But it's true. Native Texan ... More >>
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