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Black Sabbath, Iron Maiden, Slayer, Aerosmith And More Added To France’s Hellfest

Posted by on December 3, 2013

Thought the initial lineup to France’s Hellfest was already looking awesome? Well the 2014 edition of the festival just got better, as Black Sabbath, Iron Maiden and Aerosmith have been announced as headliners. Along with the headliners, Hellfest also announced the additions of Slayer, Avenged Sevenfold, Deep Purple, Soundgarden, Megadeth, Sepultura, Queensryche and a crap […]

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Annihilator involved in bus crash on tour, guitarist gets ‘very sick’

Posted by on October 22, 2013

Canadian thrash metal band Annihilator have had a brush with misfortune over the last few days of their European tour. According to their Facebook page, the band was in a bus accident after their Madrid performance just a few days ago. Frontman Jeff Waters said he and his fiancee were sleeping in the back of […]

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France’s Hellfest announces 2014 lineup including Trivium, Emperor, Carcass

Posted by on September 20, 2013

It’s time to take that vacation of a lifetime. Pack your bags, we’re going to France. Yeah, there’s the Eiffel Tour, great wine and what not, but the real attraction next year will be a premiere metal festival featuring Trivium, Emperor, Carcass, Hatebreed, Behemoth, Crowbar and more and over 120 other bands. Hellfest 2014 is set […]

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Metal By Numbers 9/18: Rising Against The Charts

Posted by on September 18, 2013

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week. B-side compilations are usually good for bands because they can be used to say “We don’t have a new studio album yet, but here’s some songs you might not know all the words to […]

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Metal By Numbers 9/11: Nine Inch Nails Don’t Hesitate To Debut At Number 3

Posted by on September 12, 2013

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week. Trent Reznor has returned, and with that return he has unsurprisingly brought a lot of hype. And that hype translates into a lot album sales. We know that there are some people who will […]

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New & Noteworthy, September 3rd: Discipline

Posted by on September 3, 2013

We’ve got a big list this week, and as promised, there are plenty of big names present to fill your ears with new music! Let’s see what’s on tap! Nine Inch Nails, Hesitation Marks (Columbia)   After releasing Ghosts I-IV and The Slip in 2008, Trent Reznor took an extended break from Nine Inch Nails, […]

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Roadrunner Records to release 30th anniversary box set

Posted by on August 15, 2013

Roadrunner is celebrating more than 30 years of music with the release of a box set, XXX: Three Decades of Roadrunner Records, hitting the market October 1. The set, to be released in America and abroad, is a pretty good summation of the label’s beginnings as an underground label, their rise to one of America’s premier […]

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Video: Karaoke Update Aboard The 70,000 Tons Of Metal Cruise

Posted by on January 31, 2012

Last week, another edition of the 70,000 Tons Of Metal Cruise came and went, once again treating fans to the ultimate metal festival on a boat. Though this wasn’t your typical cruise vacation, there was one cruise activity staple still intact: karaoke. And just like last year, some of metal’s elite performed unusual songs. The […]

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Annihilator, Exciter Confirmed For 70,000 Tons Of Metal Cruise

Posted by on December 19, 2011

Annihilator and Exciter are the latest bands to be confirmed for the second annual 70,000 Tons Of Metal cruise. This leaves 8 bands left to still be announced.

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Well We Now Know Who Is NOT The New Dream Theater Drummer

Posted by on April 22, 2011

If you watched Dream Theater’s cock tease trailer yesterday, then you would have noticed that drummer Marco Minnemann was among the seven drummers spotted in it. While he was one of the early rumored names to be Mike Portnoy’s replacement, Blabbermouth revealed that Minnemann was indeed not the new drummer back in January. But if […]

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