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Hard Rock and Metal New Releases — April 13
There's a whole mess of metal releases hitting the shelves this week, and we expect to see fans flock to record stores or to iTunes to snap up the embarrassingly rich plethora of albums. It's almost too much to choose from -- and that's a damn good problem to have in the metal univers…
High on Fire Tour Dates With Metallica
Metallica really do have good taste when it comes to metal, having invited Machine Head, Lamb of God, Mastodon and now High on Fire to tour with them. The dirty-metal power trio High on Fire have been hand-selected by, and will join, Metallica on the band's European trek this May...
Howl, ‘Jezebel’ and ‘Asherah’ — New Songs

Howl's 'Full of Hell' is one of the most anticipated album releases from the Relapse roster this year, and the Providence, R.I. metal act just debuted the first tracks from it on their MySpace page. 'Jezebel' and its intro piece, 'Asherah,' are just a taste of the record, which was recorded at Machi…
Planet Caravan Festival Recap: Day One
Planet Caravan Festival has come and gone. A rare festival to take place in the U.S. -- let alone in the quiet Asheville, N.C. -- for the sheer fact that the lineup itself was a pure celebration of all children and grandchildren born from the forefather of stoner rock, and boasting such acts as Pent…
Kylesa Jam to Kyuss While on the Road
Kylesa are known as one of the hardest-working bands in underground extreme music. It seems like the Savannah, Ga.-based quintet (that includes not one, but two drummers, mind you) is on the road more often than not. And on top of that, every Kylesa album seems better than the last...