For March Metal Madness this year, we're trying to find the greatest metal album of the 21st Century. In this first battle within the Headbanger Region, one of history's most purely powerful acts face down one of modern metal's most solid bands.
Graham 'Gruhamed' Hartmann
Ever since the Used released their self-titled debut album in 2002, fans have been rabid to delve into the mind of singer Bert McCracken. The Used connected with their fans with such impact that McCracken unknowingly created a cult of personality around him, forcing the singer into a dimension somewhere between musician and celebrity.
Progressive hardcore heroes Every Time I Die have just announced their return to the studio. Continuing the momentum created by 'Ex Lives' in 2012, Every Time I Die look to create their most impressive sounding album yet, and with Converge's Kurt Ballou confirmed to produce the record, expectations for ETID's seventh studio album will be huge.
Legendary Black Sabbath singer Ozzy Osbourne will be honored at the 10th anniversary MusiCares MAP Fund Benefit Concert on May 12. At the special event, Osbourne will receive the Stevie Ray Vaughan Award for the Sabbath singer's commitment to helping individuals who have struggled with addiction.
The one and only Rob Zombie recently announced that he was scrapping work on a planned hockey movie to work on another horror project. Now, it's been revealed that Zombie is teaming up with 'American Psycho' author Bret Easton Ellis to revisit the famous Manson Family slayings for a TV mini-series.
Is there anything Iron Maiden singer Bruce Dickinson can't do? Yesterday (Feb. 27), it was revealed that Dickinson, whose second love is aviation, has helped launch the world's longest aircraft. From Britain's biggest aircraft hangar, the historic $100 million Airlander was unveiled, with Dickinson playing an integral part in its progression.
Lamb of God vocalist Randy Blythe has been a busy man since being acquitted of manslaughter charges in the Czech Republic last year. Having toured extensively with Lamb of God since then and just releasing the 'As the Palaces Burn' documentary about the trial, Blythe is directing his talents toward a more "highbrow" audience, composing a piece of music for the Richmond Ballet.