Here's a quick look at some  important news items on your 97X app...

Metallica breaks records all the time...so this is nothing new.  Metals biggest band has become the first band to have a number 1 song on Billboard's Mainstream Rock chart in four different decades...with their songs from S&M2, "All Within My Hands."

Read More: Metallica Are First Band With a No. 1 Rock Song in Four Decades |

The wife of late Quiet Riot drummer Frankie Banali paid tribute to him recently and revealed that he had spent 10 years in pain before he died from cancer last month.  He needed shoulder surgery in 2010, but didn’t want to put the band on hold.

Read More: Frankie Banali Spent 10 Years in Pain, Says Wife

Joe Walsh and Brian Johnson recently joked about forming a supergroup that would also include Robert Plant and Roger Daltrey. The chat came a year after a misunderstanding led many to believe they'd been working on a record together.

Read More: Joe Walsh and Brian Johnson Share Supergroup Dream Joke |
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