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Loudwire’s Top ‘Wikipedia: Fact or Fiction?’ Videos

Ace Frehley / Philip Anselmo / Ville Valo
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Our Wiki video library has started to fill up quickly, so we've rounded up our favorite five 'Wikipedia: Fact or Fiction?' segments shot so far.

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10 Best Hard Rock Albums of 1994

Green Day Soundgarden Nine Inch Nails
Kevin Winter (2) / Frank Micelotta, Getty Images

The year 1994 was one of the best for rock music, offering a variety of options for those who liked it loud and upbeat. It was the year that punk re-entered the mainstream, grunge continued its dominance and Woodstock proved to be a tipping point for several bands on the verge of massive popularity.

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Five Amazing Joey Ramone Vocal Performances

The Ramones
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Today (May 19) would have been Joey Ramone's 63rd birthday. The iconic Ramones singer / songwriter passed away in 2001 after a seven-year battle with lymphoma, but he left hundreds of legendary songs and thousands of performances in the annals of punk rock history.

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Ronnie James Dio: Amazing Vocal Performances

Dio
Ronnie James Dio Official Facebook Page

It was four years ago that legendary metal vocalist Ronnie James Dio lost his battle with stomach cancer. After one of the most heartbreaking losses in metal history, there have been countless tributes for the late singer as well as a constant discussion between metalheads of how truly incredible Dio was. With a career spanning 43 years, Ronnie James Dio fron

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10 Best Thrash Albums NOT Released by the Big 4

Adam Berry / Dave Etheridge Barnes, Stringer / Kevin Winter, Getty Images
Adam Berry / Dave Etheridge Barnes, Stringer / Kevin Winter, Getty Images

Believe it or not, thrash metal does not inhabit a flat earth, where ocean waters cascade off a cliff into infinity, just beyond view of familiar Big 4 oceans dominated by Metallica, Slayer, Anthr

10 Best Korn Songs

Korn
Prospect Park

Seven-string pioneers Korn took everyone by surprise when they released their self-titled debut album back in 1994. The band rode the crest of a tidal wave of new music heavier than anything before them. Singer Jonathan Davis' tense, rage-drenched vocals were exactly what millions of kids were looking for in the age of grunge. Since then, they've continued to put out albums and evolve their sound with each one.

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Five Amazing Maynard James Keenan Vocal Performances

Tool's Maynard James Keenan
Gary Miller, Getty Images

Believe it or not, Maynard James Keenan is celebrating his 50th birthday today (April 17)! The frontman of ToolA Perfect Circle and Puscifer hasn't lost a step since Tool formed in 1990, and he has gone on to prove himself as one of music's most talented and dynamic vocalists.

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Upcoming 2014 Hard Rock + Metal Releases

Kathy Flynn, WickedGoddessPhotography.com / Roadrunner / Mary Ouellette, SheWillShootYou.com
Kathy Flynn, WickedGoddessPhotography.com / Roadrunner / Mary Ouellette, SheWillShootYou.com

Keeping up with all the new hard rock and metal album releases can be a daunting task. We've made it easier for you, collecting all of the releases for 2014 in one place. Current and upcoming releases are at the top of the list, and you can scroll down to check out what has already come out this year.

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Category: Lists, Metal, New Albums, News, Rock

Best Rock Songs of 2014 (So Far)

Three Days Grace Chevelle The Pretty Reckless
Mary Ouellette, SheWillShootYou.com / Liz Ramanand, Loudwire / Spencer Kaufman, Loudwire

2014 is still in its early stages, but it's never too early to recognize great music. The year is off to a rocking start and already several acts have left their mark on the year with songs that are guaranteed to stay in our playlists for some time to come.

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Best Metal Songs of 2014 (So Far)

Arch Enemy / Behemoth / Black Label Society
Century Media (2) / Ethan Miller, Getty Images

The beginning of the year is often the most exciting time for new music. With 2013 in the books, it's time for the musical landscape of 2014 to be shaped. Anticipated albums become new releases and we're all given the opportunity to bask in the greatness gifted to us by metal's greatest acts.

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