On Saturday (March 7), Self Help Festival returned to San Bernardino for the second year. And while festival founders A Day to Remember weren’t on the bill this year, the all-day show still consisted of a hard-hitting lineup.
The all-star covers band Metal Allegiance played their first-ever U.S. performance in Anaheim earlier this week.
The Parks and Devastation Tour came to the Shrine Exposition Hall in Los Angeles featuring four bands with rabid followings.
Linkin Park played a surprise set at the Vans Warped Tour Ventura stop with members of A Day to Remember, The Devil Wears Prada and more guesting on songs.
This past Monday (May 11) was the 10th annual MusiCares MAP Fund benefit, where Ozzy Osbourne was honored by Metallica, Slash and more. In addition to covering the once-in-a-lifetime show, Loudwire was on the red carpet of the event and we were able to speak with Metallica's Kirk Hammett for a very brief interview. Check out his thoughts on Ozzy, musical inspirations and the next Metallica album below:
On Monday night (May 12), metal fans and philanthropists alike packed Los Angeles' Club Nokia for the 10th annual MusiCares MAP Fund benefit concert. Proceeds from the event went toward MusiCares’ programs aimed at helping musicians struggling with addiction, and the entire night was filled with success stories from musicians who have overcome their struggles through the work of such programs.