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Liz Ramanand

Liz Ramanand has been a concert junkie and metal head since the ripe age of 9 years old.  Now that passion has turned into an obsession. While working for AOL's heavy metal unit Noisecreep.com as well as Roadrunner Records, she graduated with her Bachelor's degree in Journalism and English from  Brooklyn College.  She makes it her priority to attend at least four concerts a week any less would make her a very unhappy metal head.

The Devil Wears Prada’s Mike Hranica Shares Early Concert-Going Experiences

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Liz Ramanand, Loudwire

With their latest album ‘8:18’ released in September 2013, the Devil Wears Prada have been hitting the road hard in support of the disc. While in New York City on a tour stop, Loudwire had the chance to speak to vocalist Mike Hranica about being a music fan from the audience before he ever set foot onstage.

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Every Time I Die’s Keith Buckley Recalls Driving Parents Crazy to Attend Shows

Keith Buckley of Every Time I Die
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Like many musicians, Every Time I Die singer Keith Buckley was a concert junkie back in the day. Now concertgoers are flocking to his shows. During a recent stop in Brooklyn, where Every Time I Die were playing two shows in one night at St. Vitus, we spoke to the singer about about his younger concert junkie self.

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We Butter The Bread With Butter Spread Pure ‘Gold’ With First New York City Show

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Liz Ramanand, Loudwire

German deathcore and experimental group We Butter the Bread With Butter graced New York City with their presence for the first time earlier this week at the Studio in Webster Hall.  Support included Boston based band Lions Lions and Virginia metalcore act Honour Crest.

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Dark Tranquility Wreak Havoc on New York City With Omnium Gatherum

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Liz Ramanand, Loudwire

On a chilly, snowy night, metalheads kicked off their week by trudging through slush as they made their way to Stage 48. Dark Tranquility headlined their North American 'Construct' tour which made its stop in New York City on Monday (Feb. 3). Support included Omnium Gatherum, Exmortus and Winter Nights.

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Falling In Reverse + Escape the Fate ‘Bury the Hatchet’ and Raise Hell in New York City

Liz Ramanand, Loudwire
Liz Ramanand, Loudwire

Fans certainly got excited when Falling in Reverse and Escape the Fate announced the 'Bury the Hatchet' tour, and now that it has begun, the two acts are truly living up the the trek's name. There has been some animosity between the bands since vocalist Ronnie Radke was replaced by Craig Mabbitt in Escape the Fate while serving a prison sentence, but they set aside their differences and truly embraced each other during a sold-out show at Best Buy Theater in New York City on Thursday night (Jan 30.)

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Within Temptation’s Sharon den Adel Talks New Album ‘Hydra,’ Musical Collaborations + More

Within Temptation

Within Temptation fans are highly anticipating the release the band’s brand new record ‘Hydra,’ which arrives in North America on Feb. 4. The disc features numerous guest vocalists including Soul Asylum’s Dave Pirner, rapper Xzibit, former Nightwish songstress Tarja Turunen and ex-Killswitch Engage singer Howard Jones, who offers vocals on the single ‘Dangerous.

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Letlive’s Jason Butler Shares Life-Changing Deftones Concert Experience

Liz Ramanand, Loudwire
Liz Ramanand, Loudwire

Letlive singer Jason Butler is one of rock’s most impressive young frontmen. Known for being road warriors, Letlive have gained an even bigger cult following since the release of their latest album ‘The Blackest Beautiful.’ Their fans are die-hard and Butler’s energy will undoubtedly inspire future performers attending their shows.

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Every Time I Die’s Keith Buckley Discusses Touring, 2014 Album Plans, Love of Converge + More

Liz Ramanand, Loudwire
Liz Ramanand, Loudwire

Buffalo metal band Every Time I Die have been racking up the miles on the road, and during a recently stop at the St. Vitus bar in New York City, we had the chance to chat with frontman Keith Buckley. The singer talked about life on the road, his first time seeing tour mates Letlive live and also his admiration and obsession with Converge. He also reveals that 2014 will be dedicated to working on a brand new album. Check out our interview with Every Time I Die's Keith Buckley below:

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