If we have a category for Rock Goddess of 2013 in our 3rd Annual Loudwire Music Awards, then it's only fair we have one for Rock Titan, as well. This one is all about the dudes.
Each year, it seems like Rock Goddess is always the most popular of all the categories in our year-end awards. With the presence of women in rock as strong as it's ever been, there's no doubt that the competition should be a good one in the 3rd Annual Loudwire Music Awards
MTV may have given up on music videos long ago, but the art of the video is still alive and well thanks to sites like YouTube and VEVO. Bands are still creating stunning visual accompaniments to their music, and we've got 10 of 2013's best metal videos for you to vote on in the 3rd Annual Loudwire Music Awards.
A horse-headed hero, a journey into madness, a statement on bullying, bandmates duking it out in the ring and two awesomely animated tales are among the clips that make up the Best Rock Video of 2013 category in the 3rd Annual Loudwire Music Awards.
The nominees for the Best Metal Album of 2013 in the 3rd Annual Loudwire Music Awards are a diverse group of acts. Whether it be younger groups delivering breakthrough discs or veteran bands offering up some of the best efforts of their careers, there's no doubt that 2013 was a stellar year for metal.
As one of the biggest categories in the 3rd Annual Loudwire Music Awards, the Best Rock Album of 2013 field is packed with some big-name acts who delivered discs that are all killer, no filler.
While 2013 was a great year for music, we sadly lost several rockers along the way. Some names will be instantly familiar, including a few legends in the metal world, while others are from lesser known acts
At Loudwire, we pride ourselves on bringing you the best and biggest stories in rock and metal throughout the year, whether it be the latest news, features or viral videos. But our greatest thrill comes in covering the live concerts.
The first decade of the 2000s is still pretty fresh in everyone's minds as we were bombarded by a wealth of different stylings in heavy metal. Nu-metal and alternative metal dominated the earlier part of the decade, metalcore in the mid half, and an array of genres in the later half. It was a decade where simplicity and technicality both reached respective heights with bands ranging from Godsmack to Necrophagist. Regardless of their differences, these bands managed to churn out some timeless riffs.
Insane Clown Posse have some … well … "unique" fans. But honestly, very few acts can claim such a passionate and dedicated fan base. Whether at an ICP show or the 'Gathering of the Juggalos,' the Insane Clown Posse family comes out in droves, dressed as clowns much like their idols Violent J and Shaggy 2 Dope. Unsurprisingly, this phenomenon produces a lot of "fails," which we present to you right now!