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Down Talk Possible New Musical Directions, Recording While Still Alive + Being Handsome
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 k…
10 Best Lamb of God Songs
The best Lamb of God songs are powered by their potent deep grooves. Not since Pantera, their fellow Southerners, has a band focused so much on power grooves. Those are what give a song depth and catchiness, not to mention muscle. Power grooves and supreme guitar prowess are certainly the hallmarks …
Hatebreed Unleash New Track ‘Put It to the Torch’
Hatebreed have fired up a brand new track from their forthcoming sixth album 'The Divinity of Purpose.' The tune, 'Put it to the Torch,' is a compact, short and to the point song that we've come to expect from this Connecticut hardcore institution.
Deftones, ‘Koi No Yokan’ – Album Review
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…
Dethklok, ‘Dethalbum III’ – Album Review
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' cart…
Hatebreed to Release New Album in January 2013 Via Razor & Tie and Nuclear Blast
Hatebreed, a Connecticut hardcore institution, have a new label home for their next album, due to drop in January 2013.
New Sevendust Song Gives Anthrax Singer Joey Belladonna Goosebumps
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…
Rage Against the Machine to Release 20th Anniversary Editions of Self-Titled Debut Album
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.
AxeWound, ‘Vultures’ – Album Review
In the metal world, AxeWound are a supergroup as violent and graphic as their name.
Down Make Theatrical Fright Film With ‘Witchtripper’ Video