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Avenged Sevenfold’s M. Shadows Responds to Robb Flynn ‘Diss’
Machine Head's Robb Flynn recently posted a funny online "riff" on Avenged Sevenfold's No. 1-charting 'Hail to the King' album on his blog, calling the album a "covers" release and accusing it of being "jackery" while copying other bands. The rant could have been viewed…
Felled Trees Collective Team Up to Cover Dinosaur Jr’s ‘Where You Been’ Album
Dinosaur Jr's 'Where You Been' turned 20 on Feb. 9 of this year. To help prolong the celebration of the seminal album's release, a cast of musicians have come together to cover the album from front-to-back under the name Felled Trees.
Asking Alexandria Tour Dates With Sevendust + All That Remains Revealed
Remember that fall tour that Asking Alexandria were planning with All That Remains and Sevendust? It's moved from planning to reality. The bands will hit the road with For Today and Emmure, making for quite an eclectic bill.
Soundgarden’s Chris Cornell Envisions Band Continuing Beyond ‘King Animal’
Soundgarden got back together, played shows, released a new studio album 'King Animal' and all was right with the world, since the grunge giants of the '90s earned revered status among hard rockers and left a void when they split. While they are taking some time off the road as frontman Chris Cornel…
Rob Zombie Releases Terrifying ‘Great American Nightmare’ Trailer
Rob Zombie's 'Great American Nightmare,' the ultimate Halloween event and destination, which sprung from the mind of singer, rocker, director and horror fiend Rob Zombie, will open in four weeks, rivaling the annual Halloween Horror Nights attraction at Universal Studios for scream-and-scare suprema…
Rise Against, Bad Religion + More Contribute to Tony Sly Tribute Album
The track listing for the Tony Sly tribute album has been released and it reads like a roll call of the elite of punk rock. The record, 'The Songs of Tony Sly: A Tribute,' is a 26-track compilation honoring the late No Use for A Name singer, who died on July 31, 2012 at the age of 41. All proceeds w…
Nine Inch Nails Deliver Live EP Via Spotify
Nine Inch Nails spent their summer vacation hitting up a variety of festivals and touring. In case you missed out on seeing them live this season, you can live vicariously through an EP of live tracks.
Metallica Unveil Two Fiery, Performance-Driven Clips From ‘Through the Never’ Film
Metallica's 'Through the Never' will hit the big screen at the end of this month (Sept. 27) in IMAX theaters and then enjoy a theatrical run at the regular ol' multiplex starting Oct. 4. Want an early taste of the flick? How about two?
Tony Iommi Calls Black Sabbath North American Tour ‘Long’ But ‘Amazing’
Black Sabbath guitarist Tony Iommi offered a brief update and a heartfelt thank you to fans as the band's North American summer tour wrapped. Since the guitar deity is receiving ongoing treatment for cancer, the tour was a bit long for his taste. Ever the trooper, Iommi deemed the run of dates amazi…
Randy Blythe Reveals Why He Prefers Photography + Instagram to Twitter
Randy Blythe swapped out Twitter for Instagram because the 140-characters-or-less wasn't doing it for him as a viable form of communication. He instead found his focus in photography, an artform at which he excels. The Lamb of God singer chose to unplug because, being a public figure, he couldn't sa…