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Full Metal Texas Takes Over SXSW
At day two of South by Southwest in Austin, Texas, the Full Metal Texas extravaganza held at Emo's was an all-day, all-metal affair, featuring a 'surprise' second appearance -- the worst kept secret of the day -- by New Jersey's maniacal Dillinger Escape Plan...
Joe Satriani Talks Criteria, Wish List for G3 Tour
Since 1996, guitar virtuoso Joe Satriani has literally been surrounding himself with the competition. That was the year he launched the G3 Tour, featuring fellow shredders Steve Vai and Eric Johnson. Since then, the tour has continued semi-regularly, with Satriani the only original member...
Top 10 Albums of 2009
2009 was a fantastic year for heavy music. Not only was Noisecreep launched (just joking), some of our favorite bands came back from hibernation, showing us that playing metal and hardcore isn't just a young person's sport. With the end of the year upon us, every magazine and Web site is u…

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