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Heavy Metal 2011: Looking Forward
Sure, 2010 was the year of metal dreams come true -- especially the Big Four (Metallica, Megadeth, Slayer and Anthrax) burying all their weapons to tour overseas this year -- but what we're looking forward to is that tour finally hitting the States in 2011...
System of a Down Reunite to Play European Tour Dates
All the speculation regarding the status of quirk rockers System of a Down is finally over. Despite rumors of a reportedly acrimonious hiatus that began in 2006 -- which saw singer Serj Tankian moving on to a prosperous solo career, guitarist Daron Malakian and drummer John Dolmayan reteaming in the…
Serj Tankian, ‘Left of Center’ — Video
Serj Tankian, formerly of System of a Down, is quite the artisan. With all that he has accomplished in his musical career, the singer never stops seeking out news ways to do what he does best. He's fearless, actually. For his new album, 'Imperfect Harmonies,' Tankian didn't let a…
Top 10 Most Memorable Ozzfest Moments



The status of Ozzfest may be up in the air right now, but the formerly annual tour was a breeding ground and one-stop shop for the best, brightest and oftentimes most fleeting acts in metal. The fest's alumni list reads like a 'Who's Who' of hard rock, with everyone from Black Sabbath to Queens of t…
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...
Return to Earth, ‘Automata’ — New Album
Coheed and Cambria drummer Chris Pennie (ex-Dillinger Escape Plan) has been playing twice as hard this winter. In addition to working on the new album by Coheed and Cambria, 'Year of the Black Rainbow' (out April 13), Pennie has been writing and recording with his other group, Return to Ea…

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