For those unfamiliar with Swedish all-female rock band Crucified Barbara, the band is an absolute powerhouse. Crucified Barbara's fourth studio album, 'In the Red,' won't come out until Aug. 20, but it's easy to hear why the group was so eager to release the track 'To Kill a Man' exclusively here on Loudwire.
The legacy of Death and late mastermind Chuck Schuldiner continues as the band's legendary 'Leprosy' album is about to be re-released. The two-disc release will include a remastered version of 'Leprosy' along with never-before-heard rehearsal demos from the album's practice sessions. The reissue won't be available to buy until April 29, but you can stream the entire double album below!
Soundgarden's 'Superunknown' album has been rocking for two decades now and the band will mark the milestone with the release of special 20th anniversary edition sets on June 3. In advance of the upcoming releases, Soundgarden have teamed with Loudwire, Ultimate Classic Rock, Diffuser.fm and Noisecreep to unveil 20 fun GIFs created from the band's standout music video for 'Black Hole Sun.'
A new era of Saliva is under way and the band has a solid new album to support called 'Rise Up.' Though fans got a taste of the new look Saliva last year with 'In It to Win It,' the group is making more of a promotional push for 'Rise Up' with new frontman Bobby Amaru stepping into the spotlight.
Andreas Kisser made his name as the guitarist for Sepultura, but for his latest project he's teaming with musicians from some other well known Latin American acts to put a fresh spin on metal under the moniker De La Tierra.
In the summer of 2013, punk and hard rock fans around the world welcomed a brand new album from legendary Santa Cruz outfit BL'AST!. The only thing was, it wasn't exactly "brand new." Taking the original tapes from the band's second album, 'It's in My Blood,' the music was remixed and remastered with the help of Southern Lord Records, Dave Grohl and a few other individuals. Less than a year later, BL'AST! are celebrating another new album of sorts with another reissue, this time of their debut record, 'The Expression of Power.'
Dutch symphonic metal band Delain recently released their new album ‘The Human Contradiction,’ which is filled with deep lyrics, melodic vocals and heavy riffs. We caught up with singer Charlotte Wessels, who spoke about the concepts and themes of the disc. Wessels also dished about the collaborations on ‘The Human Contradiction’ as well as other musicians she finds to be inspiring. Check out our interview with Charlotte Wessels of Delain below:
Steel Panther have just released their latest masterpiece, 'All You Can Eat,' and once again, heavy metal has been saved. By now, we all know the tales told within the album, but what about the divine cover art? We've got the exclusive video of how Steel Panther created their personal version of The Last Supper for 'All You Can Eat.'
With over two decades of experience under his belt, Dez Fafara is one of the most notable and raw frontmen you can ever see live. We got the chance to catch up with the DevilDriver vocalist as he spoke about some of the younger bands that interest him as well as what first caught his attention when he began listening to music. He also gives some very informative advice to his younger self that maybe helpful to those newer bands out there.