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  • Steel Panther announces Heavy Metal Mardi Gras tour 2019

    Steel Panther announces Heavy Metal Mardi Gras tour 2019

    The retro hair-metal parody act known as Steel Panther will be gearing up for Mardi Gras this coming spring the only way they know how–by rocking out for fans with a new batch of concert dates announced on Tuesday. The niche rock outfit who pull their influences from the bygone era of 1980s MTV-era...
  • Watch: Anthrax's Scott Ian showcases his favorite guitar riffs

    Watch: Anthrax's Scott Ian showcases his favorite guitar riffs

    Anthrax’s Scott Ian is a legend with the guitar, and he has too many classic riffs that will make it easy for him to pick which one are his faves. Well, he attempted to do it while speaking with Loudwire’s Gear Factor, which is powered by Sweetwater. For those who may not be in the know, Ian is part...
  • 13 best metal singers

    13 best metal singers

    When it comes to metal music, there are different levels of the genre. From the glam sounds of hair metal to the growls or thrash and everything in between, metal offers something for every rock and roll fan. The singers wail, they roar and many of them hit notes that make other singers just look on...
  • Warrant announces 2019 tour dates

    Warrant announces 2019 tour dates

    Warrant defined the glam metal days of ‘80s rock. Formed in 1984 in Hollywood, Warrant certainly was no kiddie act. After spending the first few years playing the L.A. club circuit and building their fanbase, Warrant would release their first album in 1989, the spectacular Dirty Rotten Filthy...
  • 13 best female metal singers

    13 best female metal singers

    Traditionally, heavy metal has been seen as a bit of a boys' club, especially in North America and Britain. But in other parts Europe, female-fronted metal has been popular for decades. Now, with streaming platforms making it easier for bands to spread globally, more female-fronted bands are touring...
  • Kamelot announces The Shadow tour 2019 dates

    Kamelot announces The Shadow tour 2019 dates

    Progressive metal band Kamelot had such a good time with their North American fans on The Shadow Tour earlier this year that the group has announced that the tour, hitting Japan and Australia later this year, will be returning to the U.S. and Canada in September and October of 2019. “We’re very...
  • Queensryche have announced dates for their 2019 Verdict World tour.

    Queensryche announces The Verdict World Tour 2019 dates

    In support of their forthcoming album The Verdict (out March 1 via Century Media Records), Queensryche has announced 2019 dates for The Verdict World Tour, which begins March 2 in Orlando with stops including New York City, San Diego, Tempe, Chicago, Sacramento, San Francisco and Milwaukee before...
  • Sherri Crawford, Loud Girl Media

    5 reasons we love Metallica

    It began as two young musicians looking for someone to jam with. It became a benchmark for which all other metal bands are measured.  Since Metallica formed in 1981, the thrash pioneers have gone on to sell more than 100 million records worldwide. The band has seemingly mastered their craft and its...
  • Graveyard plus Uncle Acid & The Deadbeats announce Peace Across The Wasteland Tour

    Graveyard plus Uncle Acid & The Deadbeats announce Peace Across The Wasteland Tour

    Retro hard rockers Graveyard and Uncle Acid & The Deadbeats are teaming up for a co-headline tour set for spring of 2019 dubbed Peace Across the Wasteland tour. The excursion gets underway March 6 at Union Transfer in Philadelphia before heading to Rams Head Live in Baltimore on March 7. After...
  • Watch: Metallica play deep cut 'Phantom Lord' for the first time in five years

    Watch: Metallica play deep cut 'Phantom Lord' for the first time in five years

    35 years ago, legendary hard rock band Metallica released their debut album, Kill ‘Em All, which has since become one of the more important records in the history of heavy metal. It’s weird to fathom that the LP didn’t chart at all. It was the early ‘80s, a time when new wave music dominated the...
  • Watch: Slayer's Paul Bostaph breaks down favorite drum parts

    Watch: Slayer's Paul Bostaph breaks down favorite drum parts

    Everyone knows that the drummer is the heartbeat of a great band and this certainly applies to Slayer’s Paul Bostaph. Bostaph’s killer drums are legendary in the heavy metal world, and there are so many killer drum solos from Bostaph, that making a Top 10 list would take a month to complete...
  • Watch: Metallica's Kirk Hammett talks influence of horror genre on early days

    Watch: Metallica's Kirk Hammett talks influence of horror genre on early days

    Kirk Hammett of Metallica has always been a self-professed horror fan and is one of the most famous collectors of horror paraphernalia in the world. He recently spoke about his love of horror with Sotheby's. The interview was in conjunction with an auction for a classic and rare movie poster for the...
  • Oli Herbert, lead guitarist and co-founder of All That Remains, dead at 44.

    All That Remains guitarist and co-founder Oli Herbert dead at 44

    Metal fans are mourning the loss of Oli Herbert, lead guitarist and co-founder of the metal band All That Remains, who died suddenly. He was 44. Confirming Herbert's passing on their Instagram page, All That Remains stated, "We were devastated to learn that Oli Herbert, our friend, guitar player...
  • Interview: Anthrax's Frank Bello and a 30-year 'State Of Euphoria'

    Interview: Anthrax's Frank Bello and a 30-year 'State Of Euphoria'

    Saying that a band is still going strong after 37 years sounds cliche, but in the case of thrash masters, Anthrax, it couldn't be truer. From over 10 million records sold to countless tours to being the first metal band played on the planet Mars - Anthrax has done pretty much everything, and what...
  • Ozzy Osbourne undergoes emergency surgery, postpones weekend show

    Ozzy Osbourne undergoes emergency surgery, postpones weekend show

    It’ll take much more than a measly hand infection to slow down the Prince of Darkness. Actually, that’s exactly what slowed down hard rock singer Ozzy Osbourne, as the classic rock hero was forced to undergo emergency surgery over the weekend, leading the cancellation of his scheduled show in...
  • October 2018: Denver's Gothic Theatre tickets and event calendar

    October 2018: Denver's Gothic Theatre tickets and event calendar

    With its beautiful art deco design and some of the best sound production in the Denver metro area, the Gothic Theatre is a great place to catch a concert in October. The historic venue kicks off the fall season with a wide range of bands and artists from hard rock and synthpop to electronic and hip...
  • October 2018: Denver's Bluebird Theater tickets and event calendar

    October 2018: Denver's Bluebird Theater tickets and event calendar

    The Bluebird Theater is one of Denver’s most intimate and storied theaters, and the U.S. National Register of Historic Places is offering up some amazing shows in October. As usual, the Bluebird boasts an eclectic lineup for the first full month of fall. In the rock realm, the Bluebird will welcome...
  • Korn announces new coffee brand 'Korn Koffee'

    Korn announces new coffee brand 'Korn Koffee'

    Coffee is the go-to drink for many who need a morning pick-me-up, and Korn wants in on the coffee game. According to Stereogum, the legendary nu-metal band has released their own coffee brand to compete with the likes of Starbucks and Folgers. Called “Korn Koffee,” the new blend of coffee grinds is...
  • Asking Alexandria announce $1 show after Louder Than Life festival cancelation

    Asking Alexandria announce $1 show after Louder Than Life festival cancelation

    Earlier this week, the Louder Than Life music festival in Louisville was canceled due to immense flooding. As expected, music fans that were traveling to see their favorite acts this weekend were crushed by the news. One popular band is slated to do something to make it up for those that were amped...
  • Memphis May Fire drops new track 'The Old Me' off upcoming album 'Broken'

    Memphis May Fire drops new track 'The Old Me' off upcoming album 'Broken'

    For the past 12-years, Memphis May Fire has been one of the faces of metalcore, and now, the band is back with a new single and a brand new album. The single, “The Old Me,” really hits at the core of what metalcore is all about. It isn’t nearly as hard-hitting as their earlier material, but Memphis...
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