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  • Satyricon reveal dates for final North American headlining tour

    Satyricon reveal dates for final North American headlining tour

    Norwegian black metal band Satyricon hasn't played North America in nine years. Fans have been patiently waiting for them to reveal plans to head back to the region, and yesterday, they get their wish. Unfortunately, the band announced this will be their final headlining trek through the region due...
  • Slayer announces dates for final US tour

    Slayer announces dates for final US tour

    Slayer announced dates this morning for the band's final U.S. tour. The metal masters responsible for 1986's groundbreaking Reign in Blood, 1988's South of Heaven, and 1990's Seasons in the Abyss will be joined on the road by fellow titans Anthrax, Testament, Lamb of God, and Behemoth. Slayer's last...
  • L.A. Guns to release 'Made in Milan' live CD/DVD

    L.A. Guns to release 'Made in Milan' live CD/DVD

    Back together and sleazier than ever - after 14 years apart, Tracii Guns and Phil Lewis of L.A. Guns reformed and have been pedal to the metal ever since.  "I never thought I’d ever work with him, I didn’t even think I was going to see him again to be honest, after 10, 12 years I hadn’t even run...
  • Interview: Tom Keifer finding the silver lining in life

    Interview: Tom Keifer finding the silver lining in life

    Metal crooner Tom Keifer has been around the block, so to speak. Since his days of leading the charge for Cinderella to becoming an accomplished solo artist to being faced with a condition that could have prevented him from ever singing again - Keifer has been banged around a bit by life, but as he...
  • Between The Buried And Me release new song 'Condemned to the Gallows'

    Between The Buried And Me release new song 'Condemned to the Gallows'

    Earlier this week, metal group Between The Buried And Me announced they were releasing a two part album known as Automata. Today, they released the music video for the album's opening song "Condemned to the Gallows." As promised, pre-orders for Automata Part I are live over on their website...
  • Hatebreed announce second leg of anniversary tour

    Hatebreed announce second leg of anniversary tour

    Late last year, Hatebreed toured the country to celebrate the 20 year anniversary of Satisfaction Is The Death Of Desire and the 15 year anniversary of Perseverance. The beloved metalcore band had such a blast tearing through their iconic albums that they revealed a second leg of their anniversary...
  • Between The Buried And Me reveal new album 'Automata,' tour with The Dear Hunter

    Between The Buried And Me reveal new album 'Automata,' tour with The Dear Hunter

    After touring extensively in support of their 2015 studio album Coma Ecliptic, prog metal giants Between The Buried And Me spent last summer working on the highly anticipated follow up. Today, the band revealed plans to release Automata, which will be a two-part album. The first part of the record...
  • August Burns Red announce 'Messengers' remix album

    August Burns Red announce 'Messengers' remix album

    Last year, Grammy-nominated metalcore band August Burns Red celebrated the 10 year anniversary of their sophomore studio album Messengers with some touring around the world. While the band is on the road in support of their new album Phantom Anthem, there's still some love shown towards their 200...
  • Interview: Dave Ellefson of Megadeth and the importance of saying 'yes'

    Interview: David Ellefson of Megadeth and the importance of saying 'yes'

    Although being a member of one of the biggest thrash metal bands of all time could be described as far more than a full-time job, Megadeth bassist David Ellefson actually holds down several "full-time jobs." From his own Ellefson Coffee Co. to EMP Label Group, to managing artists like the all-female...
  • Motörhead's Eddie Clarke dies at 67

    Motörhead's Eddie Clarke dies at 67

    Eddie Clarke, the guitarist and last surviving member from Motörhead during their initial run of success, has passed away at the age of 67. Also known as "Fast" Eddie, Clarke was the band’s guitarist from 1976 to 1982, and performed on the first five studio albums including their 1980 breakthrough...
  • Asking Alexandria to be featured on NXT TakeOver: Philadelphia

    Asking Alexandria to be featured on NXT TakeOver: Philadelphia

    This week, English metalcore band Asking Alexandria will kick off their co-headlining tour with Black Veil Brides in support of their new self-titled studio album. Today, it was revealed their tracks "Into The Fire" and "When The Lights Come On" will be used at the official theme songs for NXT...
  • BABYMETAL guitarist Mikio Fujioka dies at 36

    BABYMETAL guitarist Mikio Fujioka dies at 36

    BABYMETAL guitarist Mikio Fujioka recently succumbed to injuries sustained from a fall. The Kami Band member passed away on Friday, Jan. 5; he was 36 years old. As Consequence of Sound reported, Fujioka’s wife confirmed Mikio’s death on Tuesday (Jan. 9) via Twitter. According to his wife’s tweet...
  • Black Label Society release new song 'Trampled Down Below'

    Black Label Society release new song 'Trampled Down Below'

    Fans of Black Label Society are counting down the days for the release of their 10th studio album Grimmest Hits, which is set to hit stores on Jan. 19 via eOne. The metal outfit, which is led by iconic guitarist Zakk Wylde, are following up two back to back Top 10 releases with 2010's Order of the...
  • 7 best Metallica cover songs

    7 best Metallica cover songs

    Metallica remains one of the most successful heavy metal bands, one of the founders of the thrash metal scene and one of the best-selling bands in hard rock history. However, like most rock bands that broke out in the ‘80s, Metallica also showed a great love of covering songs by both their idols and...
  • Interview: Wholesome singer Pat Boone remembers his heavy metal days

    Interview: Wholesome singer Pat Boone remembers his heavy metal days

    There has probably never been a more quintessential American pop singer than Pat Boone. In a career stretching beyond 60 years, Boone has sold more than 45 million records and amassed some 40-odd hit singles. And he’s done is all with a wholesome image that’s always been reflected in his all-white...
  • Soulfly & Nile set to play the City National Grove

    Soulfly & Nile set to play the City National Grove

    Metalheads, rejoice – a co-headlining tour for the ages is coming in 2018. Groove metal juggernauts Soulfly are teaming up with fellow death metal act Nile for the From the Amazon to the Nile tour next spring. The 33-date trek will include a number of major stops, including the City National Grove...
  • Hammerfall heading to the City National Grove of Anaheim in 2018

    Hammerfall heading to the City National Grove of Anaheim in 2018

    Swedish metal band HammerFall are coming to North America in 2018 in support of their latest album Built To Last, including a stop in Anaheim, Calif. The legendary metal masters are headed to the beautiful City National Grove of Anaheim on Friday, June 15. HammerFall have enlisted the help of...
  • Anthrax to release 'Kings Among Scotland' live-in-concert DVD

    Anthrax to release 'Kings Among Scotland' live concert DVD

    There are an array of reasons why any music lover may favor thrash-masters Anthrax - but one reason that most will agree upon is how the band is simply incapable of putting on anything other than a stellar live show. Whether you've seen Anthrax live in person or experienced their concert performance...
  • 10 best metal albums of 2017

    10 best metal albums of 2017

    It's the final few days of 2017, and looking back on the overall music scene, a multitude of bands came forth with some engaging material. For those that wanna bang their heads, these past 12 months caused them to buy several neck braces with wall to wall talent. With a boatload of records released...
  • Michael Schenker Fest heading to the City National Grove in March

    Michael Schenker Fest heading to the City National Grove in March

    Michael Schenker, the well-known hard rock guitarist for The Scorpions and UFO, is bringing that loud guitar of his to Anaheim’s City National Grove this spring on March 25. The scheduled hard rock concert is part of a larger North American tour from the veteran rocker that will run from March 6 to...
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