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  • 5 best Queensryche lyrics

    5 best Queensryche lyrics

    1988 was the height of the hair metal era on MTV. Practically every band dominating the airwaves was in a virtual arms race to see whose hair could get higher, whose spandex could get tighter, and whose lyrics could be the most bawdy. Then, out of nowhere, came Queensryche with their breakthrough...
  • Kreator releases official teaser for song 'Totalitarian Terror'

    Kreator releases official teaser for song 'Totalitarian Terror'

    Five years can feel like an eternity when anxiously awaiting a release from one of your favorite bands. In the case of Germany's legendary thrash metallers Kreator, the long five year wait since their last album is about to come to a glorious end.  In anticipation of their forthcoming release, Gods...
  • Thy Art Is Murder releases new song with C.J. McMahon back on vocals

    Thy Art Is Murder releases new song with C.J. McMahon back on vocals

    The death growl has returned to Australian deathcore's Thy Art Is Murder!  Following some time away from the band, vocalist C.J. McMahon is back with Thy Art Is Murder and has offered some explanation as to his time away: "I was a drug addict, I was a broke musician, and I had some f--king issues. I...
  • Polish death metallers, Vader, announces North American tour

    Polish death metallers, Vader, announces North American tour

    For more than three decades now, Poland's own death metal masters, Vader, has not only stood the test of time, but taken the world by storm with their unrelenting riffs and delightfully hellish ferocity. And now with North America in their sights, they plan to do it once more! While still riding...
  • So This Is Suffering readies to unleash 'Palace Of The Pessimist' in February

    So This Is Suffering readies to unleash 'Palace Of The Pessimist' in February

    It may still be pretty cold is most of the U.S. when February rolls around, but who better to warm things up than a Southern California technical death metal that's simply on fire? Due out on Feb. 24 via Unique Leader Records, post-deathcore's So This Is Suffering will release their beautifully...
  • Dimmu Borgir to release 'Forces Of The Northern Night' double-DVD 

    Dimmu Borgir to release 'Forces Of The Northern Night' double-DVD

    Things have been far too quiet in the Dimmu Borgir camp for too long now, but 2017 is about to change all that, and change it in a big way.  Norway's own symphonic black metal masters, Dimmu Borgir, will be making a triumphant return this year - first with the release of their highly anticipated DVD...
  • 5 things you didn’t know about Twisted Sister

    5 things you didn’t know about Twisted Sister

    Long dismissed by many as a one-hit wonder byproduct of the MTV driven hair metal explosion, Twisted Sister has received a critical re-evaluation in recent years. This is driven in large part by their successful reunion that saw them anchor major festivals across Europe, their 2016 farewell tour...
  • Enemy Remains releases single 'Trust In No One' from forthcoming album

    Enemy Remains releases single 'Trust In No One' from forthcoming album

    Although there was a plethora of great new music released in 2016, 2017 is already gearing up for some stellar new music as well. And one of the bands who's got an album on the way in the new year is Enemy Remains.  Formed by original Fates Warning drummer Steve Zimmerman with guitarist Tommy Blardo...
  • Progressive Metal-Rockers Relinquished debut New Album with lead single "Sinister Dreams"

    Progressive Metal-Rockers Relinquished debut New Album with lead single "Sinister Dreams"

    Progressive Metal-Rockers Relinquished have increased their fanbase on Spotify and have announced  the release of their new single Sinister Dreams to accompany a full LP due out in the Summer of 2017. Some of you are already familiar with these talented group of musicians, for those who aren’t, take...
  • Interview: Sepultura vocalist Derrick Green discusses 'Machine Messiah'

    Interview: Sepultura vocalist Derrick Green discusses 'Machine Messiah'

    In 2017, Brazilian metal titans, Sepultura, will release their studio album 14, Machine Messiah. The band will also release a first ever movie documentary of the quartet’s three-decade long career. Sepultura was founded by brothers Max and Igor Cavalera in Belo Horizonte in 1984. The band moved to...
  • DevilDriver, Death Angel and more gearing up for ‘Bound by the Road’ 2017 Tour

    DevilDriver, Death Angel and more gearing up for ‘Bound by the Road’ 2017 Tour

    While most of the country is hunkering down in light of the frigid temps and snow that's piling up outside, it's normal for metalheads to begin to feel a little blue. All the big concerts of the year have come and gone, and most bands who have been road warriors in 2016 are headed home - or are...
  • Evil Scarecrow confirmed for Wacken Open Air Festival 2017

    Evil Scarecrow confirmed for Wacken Open Air Festival 2017

    Parody metal has definitely become a thing, but how many of those bands have written songs about robots? Yeah, pretty much only the U.K.'s bombastic Evil Scarecrow. After killing it at the band's recent Bloodstock performance there's going to be even more of all that good "robotoroning" metal stuff...
  • Killswitch Engage releases 'Beyond the Flames: Home Video Vol. II'

    Killswitch Engage releases 'Beyond the Flames: Home Video Vol. II'

    Yes, fans of hard rock and heavy metal love new releases put out by favorite bands - and yes, attending a concert of a well-loved band is one of the greatest experiences there is. But, for many music lovers, a guilty pleasure of the fan is all the behind-the-scenes stuff that some artists put out...
  • Queensryche guitarist Parker Lundgren 

    Interview: Songwriting tips by Parker Lundgren of Queensryche

    Saturday night progressive rock powerhouse Queensryche electrified the sold-out crowd at Baltimore Soundstage with another phenomenal show. This talented group of musicians continually exhilarates fans and newcomers alike with their engaging performances. Prior to the concert, guitarist Parker...
  • The 10 best hard rock and heavy metal love songs

    The 10 best hard rock and heavy metal love songs

    Hard rock and heavy metal music is known more for its wailing guitars, double bass drum beats, and aggressive lyrics than for its tender love songs. But that stereotype isn't completely true. While many of the hair metal acts from the '80s cashed in on the romantic power ballad, many sub-genres of...
  • 5 facts you might not know about Trans-Siberian Orchestra

    5 facts you might not know about Trans-Siberian Orchestra

    As the holiday season approaches, hundreds of thousands of people will partake in what has become one of music's most enduring Christmas traditions, seeing Trans-Siberian Orchestra in concert. The metal band best known for its holiday-themed rock operas and its massive light and pyrotechnic show has...
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