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Amy Sciarretto has scribbled for Kerrang! Spin, Revolver, Alternative Press, Noisecreep, Spinner, ARTISTdirect and Teen People, to name a few, as well as Taste of Country, GuySpeed and more. Google her and you'll see she's an expert on rock, metal, pop, movies and lip gloss. She's also Roadrunner's publicist, an author, a green tea drinker, a Jer-Z native (born in South Jersey, currently residing in North Jersey), a Philly sports fan and a bulldog owner.

Down Talk Possible New Musical Directions, Recording While Still Alive + Being Handsome

Down
Independent Label Group

Down recently visited Loudwire's offices when they were on tour in New York City. The entire group swarmed on our little studio room to talk about their four-part series of 'Down IV' EPs, all the while anointing themselves the most handsome band in the history of handsome while knocking back a few beers.

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Deftones, ‘Koi No Yokan’ – Album Review

Deftones
Reprise Records

The guiding principle of Deftones albums is the push and pull between singer Chino Moreno and guitarist Stephen Carpenter. That's an age-old rock 'n' roll construct -- the tension between singer and guitar player -- and Moreno and Carpenter being at consistent sonic odds is what makes Deftones music so dynamic. They employ this technique on their new album 'Koi No Yokan.'

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Dethklok, ‘Dethalbum III’ – Album Review

Dethklok
Cartoon Network

It'd be easy to forget that Dethklok are seen as an animated band, since braintrust Brendon Small is such a skilled guitar player, and the music isn't secondary to the hilarious and bombastic plots of the show 'Metalocalypse.' Strip away the funny and fantastical elements of the 'Metalocalypse' cartoon and listen to the music of 'Dethalbum III,' and it'll become painfully obvious why metalheads love the show, the band and Small.

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New Sevendust Song Gives Anthrax Singer Joey Belladonna Goosebumps

JoeyBelladonna
YouTube

Powerful music often elicits involuntary responses. A smile. The chills. Goosebumps. Tears. You can't fight the response that your body and your heart have to a quality, high impact song. Anthrax frontman Joey Belladonna is no different than the rest of us when it comes to his response to music. He was so moved by the new Sevendust song 'Blackout' that he got goosebumps and almost cried.

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Rage Against the Machine to Release 20th Anniversary Editions of Self-Titled Debut Album

RATM
Sony Legacy

Rage Against the Machine and Sony Legacy are celebrating the 20th anniversary of the band's eponymous debut in a big, big way with the incredibly deluxe release 'Rage Against the Machine –XX,' which will be available in several configurations on Nov. 27.

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