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2018’s Black Friday ‘Record Store Day’ releases include Chris Cornell, Type O Negative, GNR, Judas Priest, and more

Posted by on October 10, 2018

The extensive list of albums that are being exclusively released for this year’s annual Black Friday Record Store Day on November 23rd have been revealed. We looked over the entire catalog and made a few selections from metal, hard rock and other classic rock albums. Artists include A Perfect Circle, Type O Negative, Babymetal, Anthrax, […]

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Jane’s Addiction, Bad Brains, Pearl Jam, Yes among Rock Hall of Fame nominees

Posted by on October 18, 2016

Today, the increasingly irrelevant Rock and Roll Hall of Fame nominees for 2017 were announced, and there are a few surprises, but nothing that exciting. Jane’s Addiction, Pearl Jam, Yes and Bad Brains are among the more rock-leaning of this year’s nominees, who needed to have had their first single or album released in 1991 […]

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Metal Insider’s Top 5: metal bands influenced by Yes

Posted by on September 13, 2016

If you like progressive music, you may have an idea about a little British progressive rock band called Yes and the massive influence they had on most of your favorite prog bands. 44 years ago today, Yes released their fifth record Close To The Edge which is considered a staple in the genre and, naturally, that type […]

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Shinedown, Breaking Benjamin tour did pretty well

Posted by on December 3, 2015

The Shinedown and Breaking Benjamin co-headlining tour just wrapped up on November 24th, and by all accounts it was a success. Both bands were touring in support of their hot new albums; Breaking Benjamin’s Dark Before Dawn debuted at #1 in June, and Shinedown’s Threat to Survival came out in September and debuted at #5. So how’d the tour go? […]

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Deep Purple, Nine Inch Nails, Yes, Cheap Trick among 2016 Rock Hall of Fame nominees

Posted by on October 8, 2015

Let’s start out by stating the obvious: the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame is pretty much a sham of an organization. Everyone knows this. Countless bands should be nominated, but aren’t. The nomination process is very much behind closed doors and arbitrary, everything culminates in an awards show that’s hit or miss, and the […]

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Bassist Chris Squire of Yes passes away

Posted by on June 29, 2015

After a short battle with Acute Erythroid Leukemia which was diagnosed in May, founding Yes bassist Chris Squire passed away this weekend at the age of 67. Black Sabbath bassist Geezer Butler called Squire, “one of the great bass players,” and guitarists Joe Satriani, Dave Mustaine, and Tom Morello both offered their condolences via Twitter. A statement on the official Yes […]

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Metallica to Rock in Rio in Las Vegas; Sepultura play Times Square

Posted by on September 29, 2014

Metallica will be making their seventh appearance at Rock in Rio, but this time it will be Las Vegas, NV. Coming to to the US for the first time since its inception in 1985, Rock in Rio USA is set to launch on May 8th and 9th, then May 15th and 16th at the MGM […]

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KISS, Nirvana among Rock Hall of Fame inductees

Posted by on December 17, 2013

Looks like the audience vote winner was a harbinger of things to come for KISS, as they’ve been named among the inductees of the 29th annual Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. The New York band will be inducted 15 years after they first became eligible, and will join Nirvana, Hall and Oates, Peter Gabriel, […]

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KISS wins fan vote for Rock and Roll Hall Of Fame induction

Posted by on December 16, 2013

Last week, USA Today and Rolling Stone’s “fan ballot” voting poll for the 2014 Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame induction closed. And the fans have spoken: They want KISS in the Hall Of Fame. KISS topped the fan vote with 17.22% (239,417 votes), followed by Nirvana with 15.69% (218,155 votes), Deep Purple with 11.93% […]

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KISS, Deep Purple, Nirvana announced as Rock and Roll Hall of Fame nominees

Posted by on October 16, 2013

No, KISS are still not in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. Yes, they have another chance this year. Alongside newly-eligible Nirvana, veteran rock nominees Deep Purple are also getting a shot for the 29th annual spot in rock and roll history. If you can’t possibly understand why KISS or Deep Purple haven’t already been inducted, […]

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