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King Diamond Welcomes First Child Into the World at Age 61
Congratulations to metal icon King Diamond and wife Livia Zita for becoming parents for the first time.
10 Ridiculous Black Metal Moments
Because metal's most evil genre can get REALLY silly.
Foo Fighters Recruit Boyz II Men Singer for ‘Heaviest Track’ on New Album
For the self-professed 'heaviest track' on the album, the Foos recruited Boyz II Men singer Shawn Stockman to sing backup vocals 40 layers deep.
A Perfect Circle, Korn, Anthrax, Stone Sour + More to Crush Knotfest Mexico
Even without Slipknot on the bill, Knotfest Mexico has a stacked lineup.
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It takes effort to care this little about playing and with one leg up on the bass drum, he turned being chill into performance art.
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During Rex Brown’s most recent visit to our studio, he spoke about how close the surviving Pantera members have come to reuniting.
Exodus Hope to Begin Recording New Album This Fall, Plan One-Night Reunion With Former Voc…
Along with a one-night reunion with former vocalist Rob Dukes, Exodus are planning to get back into the studio for their 11th studio album.
10 Greatest Metal Riffs of the 1980s
With the advent of thrash and the New Wave of British Heavy Metal further advancing to metal’s forefront, a golden age of music ruled the decade.
N.W.A. Recall Nearly Touring With Guns N’ Roses + The Time Axl Rose Rapped in Front of The…
In a new interview, MC Ren brought up the time N.W.A. hung out with Guns N’ Roses and Axl Rose rapped for hip-hop’s men in black.
Former Warbringer Drummer Nic Ritter Dies at 37
Ritter drummed for Warbringer from 2008 to 2011, banging the skins on the thrash band’s 2009 full-length, 'Waking Into Nightmares.'
System of a Down’s Shavo Odadjian on New Album: ‘It’s Not Happening’ Right Now
During a Q&A with fans, System of a Down bassist Shavo Odadjian said a new album is 'not happening' right now.
Loudwire Podcast #24 – Zeal & Ardor’s Manuel Gagneux
For this audio assault, we hung out with Zeal & Ardor mastermind Manuel Gagneux to dive deep into his fascinating and highly experimental project.