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Wilson Frontman Chad Nicefield Discusses ShipRocked, Latest Album + More

Liz Ramanand, Loudwire
Liz Ramanand, Loudwire

Wilson are a band that everyone talked about during the 2014 ShipRocked Cruise as they crushed both the Melati Stage and the Headbanger’s Lounge. It’s no surprise they will be at sea again since it was recently announced the band will be part of Motorhead’s first ever Motorboat 2014 Cruise this year.

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Ace Frehley on What Really Happened at KISS’ Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Induction [Exclusive]

KISS' Ace Frehley
Larry Busacca, Getty Images

On April 10, KISS were inducted into Rock and Roll Hall of Fame during a ceremony at Brooklyn's Barclays Center, and a lot has been written about the event. But we had the privilege of having founding KISS guitarist Ace Frehley drop by our studio the very next day to set the record straight as to what really went down at the ceremony. Check out the interview in the video above.

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Bad Seed Rising, ‘Hey Kid’ – Exclusive Lyric Video Premiere

Bad Seed Rising
Roadrunner

Bad Seed Rising are an up-and-coming rock band hailing from Baltimore. Having already signed with Roadrunner Records, the band has just released its debut EP, 'Charm City.' To further introduce you to Bad Seed Rising, we're giving you the exclusive premiere of the new track 'Hey Kid.'

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The Winery Dogs, ‘Unleashed in Japan 2013′ – Exclusive Stream

The Winery Dogs
Photo by Charles Epting

The Winery Dogs are giving their fans a treat today (April 15) -- a special edition double-disc package based around their self-titled debut disc. The bonus comes in the form of an added live concert and Loudwire is proud to provide you with an exclusive stream of the 'Unleashed in Japan 2013' disc to check out in the player below.

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1349, ‘Slaves’ – Exclusive Lyric Video Premiere

1349
Season of Mist

Fans of black metal, today is your day! Straight from Norwegian act 1349 and exclusively through Loudwire, we've got the official premiere of 'Slaves,' a brand new song and lyric video from the band!

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Former Oblivion Myth Guitarist Chris Selby Pleads Guilty to Assault + Vandalism Charges

Oblivion Myth
OblivionMyth.com

In early 2013, we reported on Oblivion Myth guitarist Chris Selby being arrested for attempted murder. Selby allegedly tried pushing Kelly Ramos over a 45-foot-high railing, at one point leaving the woman dangling off. In an exclusive update on the case, we can report that Selby entered a guilty plea to lesser charges, which include two counts of misdemeanor assault and one count of vandalism.

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Kyng Frontman Eddie Veliz Discusses New Album ‘Burn the Serum’

Kyng
Razor & Tie

Following their powerful debut album, ‘Trampled Sun,’ Kyng are back with their sophomore disc ‘Burn the Serum.’ We had the chance to chat with frontman Eddie Veliz about the brand new disc, due out April 15 via Razor and Tie Records. Veliz talked about the creative process of ‘Burn the Serum,’ as well as some of his favorite tracks from the album. Check out our interview with Eddie Veliz of Kyng below, then stream the entire 'Burn the Serum' album in the player at the bottom of this post:

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Anthrax’s Frank Bello and Megadeth’s David Ellefson Talk Altitudes & Attitude

Frank Bello + David Ellefson
Photo Credit: Dana "Distortion" Yavin

Anthrax bassist Frank Bello and Megadeth bassist David Ellefson are legendary musicians in their own right, but the 'Big 4' thrashers have taken their music in a new direction with Altitudes & Attitude.

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Pop Evil, ‘Torn to Pieces’ – Exclusive Video Premiere

Pop Evil Leigh Kakaty
eOne

Pop Evil are going deeper into their highly successful 'Onyx' album, and they're now teaming with Loudwire and PopCrush to bring you the premiere of their video for 'Torn to Pieces.'

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Video Director Phil Mucci Discusses Working With Stone Sour, Huntress + Monster Magnet

Phil Mucci and Jill Janus
Photo courtesy of Phil Mucci

2013 was a great year for video director Phil Mucci, as his work on Stone Sour's 'Do Me a Favor' and Huntress' 'Zenith' promos landed not only on Loudwire's 10 Best Rock and Metal Videos lists, but other site's Top 10 lists as well. Beginning several years back with High on Fire's 'Fertile Green,' Opeth's 'The Devil's Orchard' and Pig Destroyer's 'The Diplomat,' Mucci's videos began to take on a more distinctive animated style.

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