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Time for 97X News Now...a snapshot of what you can find on your 97X app.

On what would've been Chris Cornell's 56th birthday his estate released the previously unheard cover ofGuns N' Roses "Patience."  It's haunting and beautiful and everything you want in a cover...plus it's my favorite singer covering my favorite band so I'm hyped up right now.

Read More: Hear Chris Cornell's Unearthed Cover of Guns N' Roses' 'Patience'

Don Dokken says he won't ever play guitar again.  He suffered nerve damage during spinal surgery that has his right hand paralyzed.

 

Read More: Don Dokken Says He 'Can't Play Guitar Anymore'

Characters from The Simpsons have been combined with some of classic rock’s most iconic cover art. An Instagram account called Springfield Albums has placed the characters on albums from MetallicaGuns N’ RosesPink FloydSlayerIron MaidenJudas Priest and many more.

Read More: Rock Album Covers Combined With Characters From 'The Simpsons' |

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