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Korn Singer Jonathan Davis Talks New Album, Honoring Troops, Overcoming Addiction + More

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Charles Epting for Loudwire

Korn are set to unleash their new album, 'The Paradigm Shift,' on Oct. 8, and the band has performed select songs from the new disc during their recent headlining set at the Aftershock festival in Sacramento.

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Members of The Offspring + Falling in Reverse Look Forward to Epicenter Festival

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Epicenter, aka ‘Southern California’s Rock Festival,’ celebrates its fifth anniversary this year with a lineup that pays tribute to its Southland roots. Local alt-rock heroes The Offspring, Bad Religion and Pennywise will be performing alongside new homegrown bands like Pierce the Veil, Fidlar and Plague Vendor. The lineup on the main stage will also feature A Day To Remember, All Time Low and Falling in Reverse.

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Dream Theater, ‘Dream Theater’ – Album Review

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The first introductory strains of the “False Awakening Suite,” which kick off Dream Theater's new self-titled album (due Sept. 24) seems to actually transport the listener into a theater. Images come to mind of the lights going down in some wildly ornate medieval house of drama, the orchestra has signaled the overture, and it is time for the massive sweep of something liberating, powerful and profound to roll forth.

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Aftershock Fest Day 2 Recap: Avenged Sevenfold, Five Finger Death Punch, Halestorm + More

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Charles Epting, Loudwire

Day 1 of the Monster Energy Aftershock Festival, featuring Korn, Megadeth and Shinedown, would be a tough act to follow. But leave it to Avenged Sevenfold to lead a Day 2 attack that was nothing short of breathtaking.

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Aftershock Fest Day 1 Recap: Korn, Megadeth, Shinedown, Papa Roach + More Rock Sacramento

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Charles Epting for Loudwire

Last year's inaugural Monster Energy Aftershock Festival was a single day affair, but it was expanded to two days this year and packed with one of the most powerful lineups we've seen for years. Korn, Megadeth and Shinedown led night one of the fest on Saturday, Sept.14 in Sacramento, Calif., on day one of the extravaganza.

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Alice in Chains, Jane’s Addiction Lead Uproar Fest Into Southern California

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Photo by Charles Epting for Loudwire

The Rock Star Energy Drink Uproar Festival touched down in Irvine, Calif., on Friday, Sept. 13, and despite the tradition of the day, it was a lucky one for all fans in attendance. One of the more popular alt rock festivals in the country, over the years Uproar has featured such headliners as Shinedown and Avenged Sevenfold. On this year's run, veteran acts Jane’s Addiction and Alice in Chains would be delivering the big blows on main stage, but before that assault, there was plenty of interesting action happening earlier on the hot and sunny afternoon at the smaller festival stages located on a hill adjacent to the main arena.

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Avenged Sevenfold, ‘Hail to the King’ – Album Review

Charles Epting, Loudwire
Charles Epting, Loudwire

To watch Avenged Sevenfold over the years, it's been fairly clear that this is a band with a plan. With each of their first five albums, A7X steadily evolved, albeit in varying degrees. Tragically, their ascension was harrowingly derailed in December 2009 with the death of their drummer, Jimmy “The Rev” Sullivan.

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Avenged Sevenfold Rock Hollywood Palladium To Celebrate Release of ‘Hail to the King’

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Charles Epting, Loudwire

In celebration of their new release ‘Hail to the King,’ which hit stores today, Avenged Sevenfold performed a blistering free show last night (Aug. 26) for fans who lined up for tickets last week. The jam-packed Hollywood Palladium on Sunset Strip became nothing short of an A7X religious revival meeting as thousands of fans hung on to and sang every word to most songs, even many of the new ones.

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Attika 7′s Rusty Coones Talks Anarchy, Motorcycles and Mayhem

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"A cement-covered marshmallow." That's how Katherine Coones describes her husband, Attika 7's Rusty Coones, a 6-foot-5 biker bear of a man who, despite what some might consider to be an intimidating presence, is disarmingly warm and engaging.

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