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10 Heavy Metal Albums You Need to Check Out This Spring
Spring is upon us and its gearing up to be banner year for all things hard, driving and metallic. Already, the Mayhem Festival tour is shaping up to be bigger and better than ever, Iron Maiden is set to clobber North American shores and Metallica themselves are even threatening to head into the stud…
Heavy Metal’s Greatest Guitar Teams
With the exception of Black Sabbath, early heavy metal was built upon a foundation of two-guitar bands. Whether it was the sturdy rhythm/lead axis of Scorpions' Rudolf Schenker and Uli Jon Roth or Judas Priest's legendary K.K. Downing and Glen Tipton team, metal with two guitars is usually…
Judas Priest Announce Final Tour Dates
After storming the world for nearly 40 years, Judas Priest have just announced their final tour dates.
The final tour, dubbed Epitaph, will feature new guitarist Richie Faulkner. The 31-year-old Brit replaced longtime guitarist K.K. Downing last month after the latter announced his retirement...
The Sword Go Sci-Fi, Broaden Sound for Third Album
Grandiose heavy metal quartet the Sword are halfway through recording their third album, and, reveals frontman J.D. Cronise, fans can expect a few changes. Speaking to Noisecreep from the band's home base of Austin, Texas, Cronise says that the as-yet-untitled record will have a broader hard rock so…
Artists of the 2000s
The last decade was kind to heavy metal. Not only did veteran acts release some of their most exciting work, a flurry of new bands also came out of nowhere to demand their place among the greats. Noisecreep recently compiled lists of the best songs and albums of the past decade and it's been no…
Megadeth Drummer Shawn Drover — Your iPod Is Showing
"I have always said that I like everything from Marduk to Mozart, and this pretty much proves it," Megadeth drummer Shawn Drover tells Noisecreep in reference to his 'Your iPod Is Showing' submission. He's not kidding. Drover's iPod list starts with Vivaldi's 'The Four Seasons,' ends with …