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Daily Reload: Kirk Hammett, Rob Zombie + More

The top rock and metal stories from Loudwire and around the web for July 25, 2014. Continue reading…

Rob Zombie Unveils Animated 'Assassin's Creed Unity' Short Film

Rob Zombie and Tony Moore have unveiled their new short film on the bloody battle of the French Revolution for the 'Assassin's Creed Unity' video game. Continue reading…

The Offspring Promote 'Summer Nationals' Tour by Covering Bad Religion + Pennywise

The Offspring have recorded covers of their tour mates Bad Religion and Pennywise's songs in advance of their upcoming dates. Continue reading…

Metallica's Kirk Hammett Returns to Roots Playing on Exodus' 'Salt in the Wound'

Metallica's Kirk Hammett is reconnecting with his former band Exodus, laying down a guitar solo for a song on their next album. Continue reading…

Black Stone Cherry Guitarist Ben Wells Robbed of Eight Guitars

Black Stone Cherry guitarist Ben Wells has been robbed of eight guitars from the band's storage space in Kentucky. Continue reading…

Philip Anselmo Performs the Smiths' Classic 'Please, Please, Please, Let Me Get What I Want'

Right after Anselmo and Dave Hill screened their 'Metal Grasshopper' web series at New Orleans venue One Eyed Jacks, the duo tackled a Smiths classic. Continue reading…

Marilyn Manson vs. Slipknot – Classic Cage Match

Vote for either Marilyn Manson's 'I Don't Like the Drugs (But the Drugs Like Me)' or Slipknot's 'Wait and Bleed' in this Classic Cage Match. Continue reading…

Five Finger Death Punch Unveil 'Watch You Bleed' Lyric Video

Five Finger Death Punch have served up a new lyric video for their song 'Watch You Bleed.' Continue reading…

Goatwhore's Ben Falgoust on New Album, Vocal Influences + Memories of GWAR's Dave Brockie

The veteran frontman goes deep into 'Constricting Rage of the Merciless,' the unique genius of late GWAR mastermind Dave Brockie and more! Continue reading…

18 Rock + Metal Musician Movie Cameos [Watch]

Check out Ozzy Osbourne, Maynard James Keenan, Lemmy Kilmister, Marilyn Manson, Rob Halford and many others. Continue reading…

Blood on the Dance Floor Booted Off Combichrist Tour Due to Online Allegations

Due to these allegations, industrial act Combichrist chose to kick Blood on the Dance Floor off an upcoming U.S. tour. Continue reading…

Tool Guitarist Adam Jones Offers Album Update, Talks Lawsuit Frustrations

Tool guitarist Adam Jones shares the frustrations of the band's current lawsuit and offers an album update. Continue reading…

20 Signature Rock + Metal Beers: Rankings

Which beer will take the top spot? Find out as we present these 20 Rock + Metal Beers Ranked From Worst to Best. Continue reading…

Three Days Grace's Matt Walst on Transitioning Into the Band + New Album Progress

Three Days Grace frontman Matt Walst speaks with 'Loudwire Nights' host Full Metal Jackie about his transitions into the band and their upcoming album. Continue reading…

Win a Korn Prize Pack Featuring a Signed Guitar and 'The Paradigm Shift: World Tour Edition'

Here's your chance to win a Korn 'The Paradigm Shift: World Tour Edition' prize package and signed guitar. Continue reading…

Rob Zombie Taking 'Great American Nightmare' Halloween Horror Attraction to Chicago Area

Rob Zombie has announced a second location for his 'Great American Nightmare' horror-themed attraction, bringing it to the Chicago area. Continue reading…

Opeth's Mikael Akerfeldt: 'I Can Hear People Saying We're Not a Heavy Metal Band Anymore'

Opeth's latest album 'Pale Communion' will be released Aug. 26, and as with the band's previous disc, 'Heritage,' it will not contain frontman Mikael Akerfeldt's epic gutteral vocals. Continue reading…

Metallica's Kirk Hammett Teams with Hasbro for 'Transformers' Guitar

Metallica's Kirk Hammett will be signing two raffled Hasbro ESP LTD M-10 'Transformers' electric guitars at Comic-Con. Continue reading…

Daily Reload: Pantera, AC/DC + More

The top rock and metal stories from Loudwire and around the web for July 24, 2014. Continue reading…

Alter Bridge Unveil Epic Animated 'Cry of Achilles' Video

Alter Bridge are stepping up with an epic new video for their recent single 'Cry of Achilles.' The band members stepped aside for the video, choosing to tell a full-on animated tale instead of appearing the clip. For the 'Cry of Achilles' video, the band teamed Continue reading…