In one of our closest Death Matches to date, DevilDriver managed to pick up a win against Arch Enemy featuring new vocalist Alissa White-Gluz. The victory was hard-fought, bringing DevilDriver just three wins away from Death Match Hall of Fame glory. However, they've got a powerhouse act ready to take them on this week.
Keeping up with all the new hard rock and metal album releases can be a daunting task. We've made it easier for you, collecting all of the releases for 2014 in one place. Current and upcoming releases are at the top of the list, and you can scroll down to check out what has already come out this year.
French metal giants Gojira just secured a victory in our latest Death Match against Aborted. Gojira are already Death Match Hall of Famers, so with this latest win, the act could become the first band to have multiple songs inducted into the sacred Hall. However, Gojira have one of extreme metal's most popular bands to contend with.
In last week's Death Match, Children of Bodom secured a victory over Animals as Leaders. This brought Bodom's streak to four consecutive wins, gaining them entrance in our Death Match Hall of Fame. Now that 'Scream for Silence' has been declared immortal, we've got two fresh tracks going head-to-head for a brutal battle.
We caught up with Rob Halford on the red carpet of the 3rd Annual Ronnie James Dio Awards on Monday (March 17) in Los Angeles. The Judas Priest singer was on hand to receive the Man on the Silver Mountain Award for helping to raise awareness of the Ronnie James Dio Stand Up and Shout Cancer Fund.
What an exciting Death Match we just had! In a battle between Children of Bodom and Whitechapel, tons of votes were cast and both bands switched back and forth with commanding leads throughout. However, it was Children of Bodom who emerged victorious, and if they win this next matchup, 'Scream for Silence' will claim a spot in our Death Match Hall of Fame both on Loudwire and our official YouTube channel.
It's that time of year again! March Metal Madness is upon us and this time around, we're looking to find the best metal album of the 21st century. And as always, we're leaving the decision up to you.