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Journalist says Rihanna’s favorite band is Slipknot

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Journalist says Rihanna’s favorite band is Slipknot

For you that does not follow the news of the world of fame, earlier this week, pop singer Rihanna opened a clothing store in Paris. And one of those present was Tim Blanks, editor-in-chief of the Business of Fashion website and a the pioneer of fashion journalism, who shared in his social networks the image below and said:

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“The first time I met Rihanna, she told me her favourite band was Slipknot. SHE’s launching her fabulous new collection in Paris, but where are THEY now? #rihanna”

Rihanna and Nuno Bettencourt (Extreme)

In November 2009, Nuno Bettencourt (Extreme’s guitarist) announced that he would be touring with Barbadian singer Rihanna on her Last Girl on Earth Tour as lead guitarist, having appeared alongside her in several TV shows and other performances. He has since performed as Rihanna’s lead guitarist on every subsequent tour, including her Loud (2010), 777 (2012) and Diamonds World (2013) tours, respectively.

Nuno Duarte Gil Mendes Bettencourt (born September 20, 1966) is a Portuguese-American guitarist, singer-songwriter, and record producer. He became known as the lead guitarist of the Boston rock band Extreme.

He has also recorded a solo album as well as having founded bands including Mourning Widows, Population 1, DramaGods, The Satellite Party (headed by Jane’s Addiction’s then-former frontman and Lollapalooza co-founder Perry Farrell). In 2007 he also reunited with Extreme to record new music and tour.

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I am a Brazilian journalist, a Classic Rock and Heavy Metal lover. Music has always been part of my life, helped me through tough moments and was with me to celebrate the good ones. When I became a journalist I knew I wanted to write about my passions. After college I did a postgraduate degree in digital communication. This has helped me to make the website better and bring the best of classic rock to the world! MTB: 0021377/MG

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