Sadly, many rockers have succumbed to untimely deaths over the years. And while it's always tragic when rockers pass on, there are a few that meet their maker in unexpected ways.
Every metal fan should be familiar with the VH1 Classic show ‘That Metal Show,’ which features host Eddie Trunk and his two partners-in-crime, Don Jamieson and Jim Florentine. If you aren’t familiar with the show, then you better catch up with the 12 seasons that have already aired in a hurry because the show is returning for a 13th season on Jan. 18. This season, the show moves back to New York, where it will film fresh episodes each week.
Over the past 20 years, no band has consistently made entertaining videos quite like Foo Fighters. Led by their dynamic frontman Dave Grohl, the band has earned platinum album sales and racked up Grammy Awards at an impressive rate. If that weren’t enough, they’ve enhanced many of their songs by creating engaging and entertaining music videos that resonate with fans years after they debut.
Simply put -- legos are awesome. For years, they've helped young children learn how to build and create and have been a definitive tool in developing young minds. But for some, the fascination with legos has gone way beyond childhood with fully fledged art projects evolving using the lego technology.
There are times in life where everyone just reaches a fork in the road and that next step truly defines what will become of their future. Sometimes in music, there's fame, success and creative fulfillment ahead and other times there are opportunities forever lost for something that might have been truly great.
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.
For fans of the acts listed below, 2014 will likely be a year of sweet relief. We know you've been waiting on these albums for a while, so you'll be glad to know there's new music coming from these bands in 2014
While the 1990s may not be held in as high regard as the '80s when it comes to metal's prominence, a look deeper into the decade proves that it produced some stellar music, not to mention some incredibly memorable riffs.