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Godsmack Complete Work on New Album

Big news from the Godsmack camp, as frontman Sully Erna has revealed that the band has completed work on its upcoming sixth album. Moreover, the singer promises that the disc's first single will be surfacing soon. Continue reading…

Daily Reload: Puddle of Mudd, Black Sabbath + More

The top hard rock and metal stories from Loudwire and around the web for April 18, 2014: Continue reading…

Estranged Black Sabbath Drummer Bill Ward Says He's 'Lost a Friend' in Ozzy Osbourne

Black Sabbath may have enjoyed major returns for their reunion on their '13' album, but founding drummer Bill Ward missed out on the disc after engaging in a very public contract dispute with the other original members. Not only did he miss out on the album, Ward says it's also damaged his relationship with singer Ozzy Osbourne. Continue reading…

Nine Inch Nails Unleash Furious Version of 'March of the Pigs' in Australia

For those of you who felt that Nine Inch Nails have tamed a bit with age, we have one thing to say: Step … right … up! The band, in the midst of the promotion for their 'Hesitation Marks' album, dipped into their catalog for a furious live rendition of 'March of the Pigs' in Australia. Continue reading…

Guns N' Roses' 'Welcome to the Jungle' Powers New Gatorade Ad Featuring Bryce Harper

Welcome to the jungle, we've got fun 'n' games … and apparently those games are fueled by Gatorade! The thirst-quenching sports drink has selected the Guns N' Roses anthem 'Welcome to the Jungle' to soundtrack their latest advertisement, which also stars Washington Nationals outfielder Bryce Harper. Continue reading…

Favorite Mark Tremonti Song – Readers Poll

On April 18, 1974, Mark Tremonti was born into the world in Detroit, Mich. Years later, the guitar great has carved out his place in rock history, delivering a string of hits with three different rock bands -- Creed, Alter Bridge and his own self-titled band Tremonti. With just shy of 20 years in the music industry, Tremonti has been part of a wealth of great songs, but which one is his best? That's the subject of this Readers Poll. Continue reading…

The Slot Vocalist Dariya 'Nookie' Stavrovich Stabbed Multiple Times by Attacker

Scary news has just been made public by Russian hard rock / metal band the Slot. A frightening altercation involving female vocalist Dariya 'Nookie' Stavrovich and an unnamed male attacker left the singer with multiple stab wounds to her neck. Nookie has been rushed to the hospital in "moderately grave" condition and the Slot have even reached out to fans to recruit potential blood donors. Continue reading…

Steel Panther Expose Behind-the-Scenes Clip From 'All You Can Eat' Photo Shoot [Exclusive]

Steel Panther have just released their latest masterpiece, 'All You Can Eat,' and once again, heavy metal has been saved. By now, we all know the tales told within the album, but what about the divine cover art? We've got the exclusive video of how Steel Panther created their personal version of The Last Supper for 'All You Can Eat.' Continue reading…

Iron Maiden vs. Black Sabbath – Classic Cage Match

Iron Maiden have snapped Judas Priest's two-match Classic Cage Match win streak as the fans have voted 'Phantom of the Opera' the victor in he latest Classic Cage Match. The 1980 classic from the band's self-titled debut disc is filled with plenty of riffing and a frenetic drumbeat that's perfect to bang your head to. But does Maiden's 'Phantom of the Opera' have what it takes to continue their Classic Cage Match run? Continue reading…

Bruce Dickinson, Glenn Hughes + More Celebrate Jon Lord at Tribute Show

The death of Deep Purple keyboardist Jon Lord in 2012 was a big loss for those in the rock community, and to show how much respect he garnered, Iron Maiden's Bruce Dickinson, Yes' Rick Wakeman, Whitesnake's Mick Moody and Deep Purple's Glenn Hughes, Ian Paice and Don Airey all took part in a special tribute to the musician. Continue reading…

GWAR Unveil Dave Brockie Tribute Shirt To Raise Money for Foundation

The death of GWAR frontman Dave Brockie, the man who portrayed the lovable warmongering alien Oderus Urungus, shocked the metal community to its core. Following the GWAR mastermind's passing, the Dave Brockie Foundation was launched, and now, GWAR have released a new memorial shirt to raise money for the foundation. Continue reading…

Black Stone Cherry Dish on Deserted Island Playlists and Florida Georgia Line Hit 'Stay'

In Part 2 of our interview with Black Stone Cherry, sitting down with drummer John Fred Young and bassist Jon Lawhon on a private beach in the Bahamas proved to be both educational and entertaining. Continue reading…

Hellyeah Unveil Bloody 'Sangre Por Sangre' Video, Debut New Live Lineup

Hellyeah have entered full promotion mode for their upcoming 'Blood for Blood' album, and that includes a new music video and returning to the stage. The band just debuted the clip for the track 'Sangre Por Sangre (Blood for Blood),' and kicked off their touring support of the album in Abilene, Texas. Continue reading…

DevilDriver's Dez Fafara Talks Music Influences, Offers Industry Advice + More

With over two decades of experience under his belt, Dez Fafara is one of the most notable and raw frontmen you can ever see live. We got the chance to catch up with the DevilDriver vocalist as he spoke about some of the younger bands that interest him as well as what first caught his attention when he began listening to music. He also gives some very informative advice to his younger self that maybe helpful to those newer bands out there. Continue reading…

Pig Destroyer's 'The Diplomat' Provides Theme for Rat Killing Spree on 'Workaholics'

Modern grindcore titans Pig Destroyer got some serious exposure on the April 16 episode of Comedy Central's 'Workaholics.' The cult comedy show used Pig Destroyer's 'The Diplomat' as brutal background music while the 'Workaholics' trio annihilated a massive infestation of rats with ruthless aggression. Continue reading…

Puddle of Mudd's Wes Scantlin Apparently Has Meltdown at Dallas Concert

Puddle of Mudd frontman Wes Scantlin has been troubled as of late, becoming more infamous for his numerous arrests than his music. Scantlin wasn't arrested for this latest incident, but according to various sources, the frontman injured a fan after throwing a microphone into the crowd during a recent show, during which he apparently had a major meltdown. Continue reading…

Powerman 5000′s Spider One Talks 'Builders of the Future,' Band's Evolution + More

Powerman 5000 are back! Spider One and his crew are returning with their 'Builders of the Future' album on May 27 and the frontman took a few moments to speak with 'Loudwire Nights' host Full Metal Jackie about the new disc. Continue reading…

The Oath Vocalist Johanna Sadonis Talks New Album, Fascination With Death + More

European band the Oath are putting out some of the most interesting music today as they take you back decades with their old school, raw and heavy sounds. Loudwire had the opportunity to pick the brain of vocalist Johanna Sadonis, who discussed the group's new self-titled album (available at iTunes) and some of the tracks from the disc. Sadonis also spoke about working with Watain’s Erik Danielsson, plus she offers her thoughts on death and the beyond. Check out our interview below: Continue reading…

Clutch Prep Record Store Day Split, 'Earth Rocker' Deluxe Version + 'Robot Hive/Exodus' Vinyl

Clutch fans, get ready for three very unique releases. The band has revealed plans for a "Record Store Day" split with labelmates Lionize and also announced special edition releases of their 'Earth Rocker' and 'Robot Hive/Exodus' albums. Continue reading…

Daily Reload: Foo Fighters, Maynard James Keenan + More

The top hard rock and metal stories from Loudwire and around the web for April 17, 2014: Continue reading…