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Avenged Sevenfold’s M. Shadows Talks ‘Hail to the King’ Success, Touring + ‘Deathbat’ Game

Avenged Sevenfold
Mary Ouellette, SheWillShootYou.com

Avenged Sevenfold are one of the busiest bands in rock these days. Not only is the band promoting their hugely successful 'Hail to the King' album, but they've also got several other projects in the works, including the highly anticipated 'Hail to the King: Deathbat' game.

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Chiodos’ Craig Owens Talks ‘Devil’ Album, Return to Band + More

Chiodos
Razor & Tie

Chiodos are back with the new album 'Devil' and they're ready to prove something again. There's been quite a bit of change since their last studio album, as frontman Craig Owens has re-joined the band along with drummer Derrick Frost, and the group has added some vocal assistance with Thomas Erak. After touring to see how things would work out, the band forged ahead with the idea of pursuing new music.

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Motorhead’s Lemmy Kilmister Discusses Health, MotorBoat Cruise + More

Motorhead
Mary Ouellette, SheWillShootYou.com

Motorhead's iconic frontman and bassist Lemmy Kilmister was the guest on Full Metal Jackie’s radio show this past weekend. He spoke with Jackie about his health, the upcoming Motorhead MotorBoat Cruise and his thoughts on returning to the stage. If you missed the chat, here’s Jackie’s full interview with Lemmy Kilmister.

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Vital Vinyl: Back on Black Label Founder Discusses Digital Downloading, Record Collecting + More

Vital Vinyl - Steve Beatty
Back on Black

In 2004, music industry professional Steve Beatty started a record label whose sole purpose was to release remastered and improved versions of heavy metal classics, exclusively on vinyl. This was a few years before the "resurgence" of vinyl (for example, Record Store Day started in 2007) and smack dab in the middle of the digital downloading craze. A decade later, Beatty's label, Back on Black, is stronger than ever.

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Royal Blood’s Mike Kerr Talks Early Attention, Working as a Duo + Influences

Royal Blood
Facebook: Royal Blood

Up-and-coming duo Royal Blood are starting to garner the attention of tastemakers in the U.S. after enjoying positive early returns in Europe. The hard rocking pair, who formed just last year, are bringing their buzz-generating stage show stateside later this spring.

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Avenged Sevenfold’s M. Shadows Talks ‘Hail to the King,’ Music Industry, Golfing + More

Avenged Sevenfold
Mary Ouellette, SheWillShootYou.com

During a recent broadcast of 'Loudwire Nights,' radio goddess and host Full Metal Jackie spoke with Avenged Sevenfold singer M. Shadows. The two covered a wide range of topics including Avenged's new album 'Hail to the King,' the state of the music industry, golfing while on tour + much more.

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Buckcherry’s Josh Todd Talks ‘Dreamin’ of You,’ Upcoming Music, Connecting with Fans + More

Buckcherry Josh Todd
Jason Kempin, Getty Images

Buckcherry just keep going further with their 2012 'Confessions' album, recently releasing a new video for the single 'Dreamin' of You' off the disc. To coincide with the new song, the band is also hitting the road for more dates this spring.

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Guitarist Gary Holt Discusses Upcoming Tour, Adapting to Slayer + Exodus Album Plans

Slayer Gary Holt
Spencer Kaufman, Loudwire

Slayer and Exodus guitarist Gary Holt was the guest on Full Metal Jackie’s radio show this past weekend. He spoke with Jackie about the mind-blowing dates he's about to do, performing with Slayer, Exodus and Suicidal Tendencies. And he also gave an update on the progress of the next Exodus record. If you missed the chat, here’s Jackie’s full interview with Gary Holt.

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Judas Priest’s Rob Halford Talks Ronnie James Dio, ‘Man on the Silver Mountain’ + More

Rob Halford
Kathy Flynn, WickedGoddessPhotography.com

Judas Priest's Rob Halford was the recipient of the 'Man on the Silver Mountain' award Monday night (March 17) at the 3rd Annual Ronnie James Dio Awards and Loudwire was there to catch the festivities.

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‘The Dirt’ Director Jeff Tremaine Talks Translating Motley Crue’s Book to the Big Screen

The Dirt Director Jeff Tremaine
Kathy Flynn, WickedGoddessPhotography.com

Motley Crue are making sure they go out with a bang rather than a whimper. That includes not only the massive 'Final Tour' they're preparing to embark on, but also the finally realized big screen adaptation of their best-selling book, 'The Dirt.' Director Jeff Tremaine, best known for his work on the 'Jackass' films and 'Bad Grandpa,' was recently chosen to oversee the movie and Loudwire spoke to him about bringing 'The Dirt' to the big screen.

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