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  • An autobiography from Judas Priest's Rob Halford is on the horizon

    An autobiography from Judas Priest's Rob Halford is on the horizon

    Judas Priest has remained one of the most globally recognized acts in the world of hard rock and metal for nearly five decades now. The leather-wearing rockers returned to news headlines this year thanks to the spring release of their 18th studio album back in March with Firepower. Singer Rob...
  • Listen: Disturbed drops new song 'Are You Ready'

    Listen: Disturbed drops new song 'Are You Ready'

    Disturbed is a heavy metal band that excels in both heavy rock and rock ballads. According to Loudwire, the band polled their fans as to what they wanted for the lead single to their seventh LP, Evolution. Fans had two choices: A heavy metal song filled with all of the goodies that make Disturbed...
  • Interview: Chris 51 and the celebration of metal with Headbangers Con 

    Interview: Chris 51 and the celebration of metal with Headbangers Con

    There's no denying the appeal of the horror convention. From one end of the country to the other, movie and gore buffs alike come out en masse - many in costume - to get autographs and take photos with some of their favorite actors. From Comic Con to Days of the Dead and so many others, these kinds...
  • Interview: Phil Anselmo is healthy, feeling good and back on the road

    Interview: Phil Anselmo is healthy, feeling good and back on the road

    It's been a busy year for Phil Anselmo - and not in the usual, 'Here's our new album ' and 'We're going on tour' kind of way. Although, there is a new album, and the man and his band are in fact now on tour much to the delight of his fanbase. Following the release of Philip H. Anselmo & The...
  • 7 best Ozzy Osbourne cover songs

    7 best Ozzy Osbourne cover songs

    Ozzy Osbourne is undoubtedly one of the most influential and recognizable vocalists in heavy metal. With Black Sabbath, Osbourne helped invent the genre. In fact, Osbourne's influence as a member of Black Sabbath might be too large. Despite having a solo career that has lasted nearly four decades...
  • Ozzy Osbourne: No More Tours 2 coming to MGM Grand Garden Arena

    Ozzy Osbourne: No More Tours 2 coming to MGM Grand Garden Arena

    Ozzy Osbourne, the undisputed Prince of Darkness, is heading out on one final world tour this year. Luckily, fans have one more chance to see the rocker on his No More Tours 2 outing. The fall North American leg of the tour includes a stop at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada on Oct...
  • Interview: Steve Vai and the glorious debauchery of Generation Axe

    Interview: Steve Vai and the glorious debauchery of Generation Axe

    Beginning two years ago, when Generation Axe began scorching stages with the explosive guitar playing from some of today's greats - Steve Vai, Yngwie Malmsteen, Zakk Wylde, Nuno Bettencourt, and Tosin Abasi - the absolute only complaint to be heard was, 'We want some more.' After a North American...
  • Watch: Judas Priest reveals blazing new video for 'No Surrender'

    Watch: Judas Priest reveals blazing new video for 'No Surrender'

    Titan heavy metal band Judas Priest go hard in their latest music video “No Surrender.” The band premiered the clip over at Loudwire and features guitarist Glenn Tipton in what looks like a rehearsal space, not Andy Sneap, who’s been filling in for Tipton on Judas Priest’s current tour. Check out...
  • Katarzyna Cepek

    Concert review: Five Finger Death Punch, Breaking Benjamin fire up Boise

    Five Finger Death Punch and Breaking Benjamin are currently crushing city after city on the summer’s hottest hard rock tour de force. They are joined by Grammy-nominated rockers Nothing More, and 2018’s number one buzz-band, Bad Wolves. The four acts descended upon the Pacific Northwest this week...
  • Interview: The Dead Daisies talk about their upcoming US tour, fan reaction to new album

    Interview: The Dead Daisies talk about their upcoming US tour, fan reaction to new album

    After spending a month touring the U.K. and Europe, The Dead Daisies are excited to get back on the road and bring their Burn It Down Tour to Japan, back to Europe, and then back home to North America over the summer and into the fall. “It was crazy. Pretty much every show in the U.K. prior to our...
  • Review: Ghost finds their arena rock stride with 'Prequelle'

    Review: Ghost finds their arena rock stride with 'Prequelle'

    At the end of their last tour, in support of their Grammy-winning album Meliora, Ghost frontman Papa Emeritus III was forced off the stage and “killed.” This is no surprise to fans of the band. Every album cycle has ended with the “death” of the singer, only to have him replaced by another Papa...
  • A fundraiser for Pedro to help offset the cost of Cancer Treatments

    The Chance in Poughkeepsie NY hosts fundraiser Rock For Pedro

    The Chance located at 6 Crannell Street in Poughkeepsie New York is opening its doors on Sunday, May 20th at 1:00 p.m. to hold a fundraiser for one of their patrons and friends, Pedro Gala. Gala was diagnosed a couple of months ago with stage 4 Pancreatic Cancer.  He is not giving up his fight to...
  • Watch: Yoshiki of X Japan talks early struggles, taking fans on a journey, working with KISS and Marilyn Manson

    Watch: Yoshiki of X Japan talks early struggles, taking fans on a journey, working with KISS and Marilyn Manson

    This year, X Japan made headlines when they were the only hard rock and metal band to perform at Coachella—and at the same time during Beyoncé. But, despite playing up against one of the biggest pop stars in the world, Japan X shocked the crowd when bringing out Marilyn Manson during weekend two...
  • 7 best Iron Maiden cover songs

    7 best Iron Maiden cover songs

    For more than four decades now – longer than a good number of their current fans have even been alive – Iron Maiden has been a tour de force of heavy metal. With a signature, consistent sound and sixteen studio albums (one of which a double-album, no less) under their belts, this legendary English...
  • Deafheaven share first single from upcoming album, announce North American tour dates

    Deafheaven share first single from upcoming album, announce North American tour dates

    Hard rock band Deafheaven will be releasing their fourth studio album later this year on July 13 via Anti Records. Titled Ordinary Corrupt Human Love, the new album will follow the San Francisco group’s 2015 New Bermuda LP, and will arrive with a North American tour that is set to begin just two...
  • Interview: The Dead Daisies talk about upcoming tour and new album

    Interview: The Dead Daisies talk about upcoming tour and new album

    As The Dead Daisies prepare for their worldwide Burn It Down Tour, they flew into New York for a week of rehearsals just before the latest Nor’easter. While snow fell on the city Wednesday, the band played together for the first time before they cross the Atlantic and start the tour. They are...
  • Watch: Judas Priest reunite with Glenn Tipton to perform 'Metal Gods' in New Jersey

    Watch: Judas Priest reunite with Glenn Tipton to perform 'Metal Gods' in New Jersey

    Judas Priest fans received a major thrill during the band's Firepower Tour stop on March 20 in Newark, N.J., at Prudential Center. The British heavy metal legends were joined by ailing guitarist Glenn Tipton, who made a surprise guest appearance after announcing his retirement from the road last...
  • Photography by Kim Allegrezza

    In Photos: 5 reasons Judas Priest, Saxon and Black Star Riders is a must-see tour

    An amazing metal lineup is on the road this Spring and from the reaction of the crowd in Washington, DC Sunday night, this is a tour not to be missed. Tickets are available on AXS, visit the Judas Priest, Saxon and Black Star Riders websites for complete lists of all band tour dates. 1)Judas Priest...
  • Photography by Kim Allegrezza

    5 reasons to see Pop Evil live

    Pop Evil is currently on the Music Over Words Tour in support of their all-new, self-titled LP. Palaye Royale and label-mates Black Map will serve as support for all dates. This is a tour that Pop Evil fans will want to see, here are 5 reasons why. The energy A Pop Evil show isn’t just a concert, it...
  • Watch: Judas Priest perform live debut of 'Saints in Hell' at 2018 North America tour launch

    Watch: Judas Priest perform live debut of 'Saints in Hell' at 2018 North America tour launch

    Judas Priest launched their highly anticipated Firepower Tour on March 13 in Wilkes-Barre, Pa., at Mohegan Sun Arena. The British heavy metal pioneers did not disappoint, dazzling fans with a hit-filled 19-song set list, which included the first-ever live performance of their 1977 Stained Glass...
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