Up on the Sun's 10 Top Music Stories of 2014

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6.) Watch the Video of that Scottsdale Bar Fight That Led to Three Arrests

Names were called, punches were thrown. The video has since been taken down, though.

5.) Upon a Burning Body: Looks Like Disappearance Was a Hoax

Before Upon a Burning Body's stop in Phoenix as part of the Rockstar Energy Drink Mayhem Festival, lead singer Danny Leal made a couple suspicious-seeming posts of social media, reporting that a weird car had driven by his house, and then, he thought he heard someone inside his home. Soon, the band posted something on its Facebook wall that Leal was missing. Sympathy poured in, but we at Up on the Sun were suspicious, and called the police in Leal's hometown to confirm the missing person report. In the end, the claim he was missing, like the band's music, was bullshit.

4.) Cannibal Corpse's Death Metal Still Provoking Controversies

George "Corpsegrinder" Fisher, singer of Cannibal Corpse, dropped some intimate knowledge in this interview, revealing that a), he's human, and b), the shock-death-metal band still faces censorship in parts of the world, including Germany.

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David Accomazzo is a music wrangler, award-winning reporter, critic, and editor with more than a decade in the business.
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