Before the digital age, walking around a record store and curiously browsing through potential gems undiscovered, an effective piece of album art would sometimes provide all incentive needed to bust out your wallet. In the metal section, these moments were very common, especially when an album cover sent a shock through your core or vomit up your esophagus.
Before the rise of the Internet, it was damn near impossible to stumble upon the true faces of the masked nine known as Slipknot. However, as Stone Sour reunited in 2002, the identities of vocalist Corey Taylor and guitarist Jim Root became public for all to see. Finally, with the release of 'Voliminal: Inside the Nine' on DVD in 2006, the faces of the nine were officially revealed.
Philip Anselmo and his backing band the Illegals have just embarked on the 2014 winter leg of their Technicians of Distortion Tour in support of the 2013 album 'Walk Through Exits Only.' Prior to the trek, Anselmo and his Illegals drummer Jose Manuel 'Blue' Gonzales took some time to chat with Loudwire about the album.
The Pretty Reckless frontwoman Taylor Momsen has led a life rarely out of the spotlight. She began her career at the age of two, working ever since to become a beloved actress and musician. Momsen dropped by our studio recently for to discuss the Pretty Reckless' upcoming album, 'Going to Hell,' but first, we've got a new episode of 'Wikipedia: Fact or Fiction?' to share with you now.
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!
In the history of Loudwire, one of our most popular features has been the 'Worst Rock Tattoos.' An insane amount of people have visited us to gawk at awful ink jobs and cackle at dozens of unfortunate souls, so we've compiled the 30 Worst Rock Tattoos of All Time into a new video slideshow!