This may be the most impressive metal Christmas light show we've ever posted. Paying tribute to late Slayer guitarist Jeff Hanneman, a dedicated metalhead took the time to put together a phenomenal light show using a medley of Slayer anthems including 'Hell Awaits,' 'Angel of Death,' 'War Ensemble,' 'Raining Blood' and 'New Faith.'
Lamb of God's 'As the Palaces Burn' documentary is soon to hit theaters! Originally meant to showcase how extreme music and bring people together, the film was suddenly forced to change direction after vocalist Randy Blythe was arrested for manslaughter in the Czech Republic. Beginning in February 2014, fans will be able to watch 'As the Palaces Burn' on the big screen thanks to a new worldwide distribution deal.
Yngwie Malmsteen is renowned for his neoclassical guitar shredding, which is unparalleled in metal. Here we have an 11-year-old kid willing to take on one of the world's best guitarists! The song he decided to cover is 'Vengeance' off Malmsteen's 1995 album, 'Magnum Opus.'
The day is upon us! After a very long and somewhat painful wait, cult progressive metal band Cynic just released a new song. 'The Lion's Roar' has been revealed as the first piece of Cynic's full-length album, 'Kindly Bent to Free Us,' which will see a release on Valentine's Day 2014.
Although we've released all of our lists of the 10 Best Rock Songs and 10 Best Metal Songs of 2013, there are still a lot more artists that deserve recognition for their work this year. In this list, we delve into the underground and shine our spotlight onto 10 Awesome Rock + Metal Songs You May Have Missed in 2013.
2013 has been a great year for Killswitch Engage. It's the band's first full year with vocalist Jesse Leach back in the lineup, and with Leach, Killswitch released 'Disarm the Descent' and embarked on some awesome tours. To cap off the year, Killswitch Engage have been nominated for a 2014 Grammy, with Leach announcing his excitement in a press release.
Maynard James Keenan took a bit of time off his seemingly never-ending work schedule to help train high school wrestlers for a tournament. Keenan, a member of Mason County Central High School's 1982 class, aided 16 wrestlers in preparing for the Optimist Tournament in Scottville, Mich.
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