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Metallica’s Kirk Hammett Returns to Roots Playing on Exodus’ ‘Salt in the Wound’

Kirk Hammett
Carlos Alvarez, Getty Images

Metallica's Kirk Hammett is reconnecting with his former band Exodus, laying down a guitar solo for a song on their next album.

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Philip Anselmo Performs the Smiths’ Classic ‘Please, Please, Please, Let Me Get What I Want’

Liz Ramanand, Loudwire
Liz Ramanand, Loudwire

Right after Anselmo and Dave Hill screened their 'Metal Grasshopper' web series at New Orleans venue One Eyed Jacks, the duo tackled a Smiths classic.

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Filed Under: Category: Metal, News, Rock, Songs, Videos

Five Finger Death Punch Unveil ‘Watch You Bleed’ Lyric Video

Five Finger Death Punch
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Five Finger Death Punch have served up a new lyric video for their song 'Watch You Bleed.'

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Goatwhore’s Ben Falgoust on New Album, Vocal Influences + Memories of GWAR’s Dave Brockie

Liz Ramanand, Loudwire
Liz Ramanand, Loudwire

The veteran frontman goes deep into 'Constricting Rage of the Merciless,' the unique genius of late GWAR mastermind Dave Brockie and more!

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18 Rock + Metal Musician Movie Cameos [Watch]

Fox / New Line / Lionsgate
Fox / New Line / Lionsgate

Check out Ozzy Osbourne, Maynard James Keenan, Lemmy Kilmister, Marilyn Manson, Rob Halford and many others.

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Tool Guitarist Adam Jones Offers Album Update, Talks Lawsuit Frustrations

Adam Jones
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Tool guitarist Adam Jones shares the frustrations of the band's current lawsuit and offers an album update.

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20 Signature Rock + Metal Beers: Rankings

Motorhead / GWAR / Mastodon
Daniel Boczarski, Getty Images / Liz Ramanand, Loudwire / Karl Walter, Getty Images

Which beer will take the top spot? Find out as we present these 20 Rock + Metal Beers Ranked From Worst to Best.

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Rob Zombie Taking ‘Great American Nightmare’ Halloween Horror Attraction to Chicago Area

Rob Zombie
Rick Fagan

Rob Zombie has announced a second location for his 'Great American Nightmare' horror-themed attraction, bringing it to the Chicago area.

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Opeth’s Mikael Akerfeldt: ‘I Can Hear People Saying We’re Not a Heavy Metal Band Anymore’

Liz Ramanand, Loudwire
Liz Ramanand, Loudwire

Opeth's latest album 'Pale Communion' will be released Aug. 26, and as with the band's previous disc, 'Heritage,' it will not contain frontman Mikael Akerfeldt's epic gutteral vocals.

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Metallica’s Kirk Hammett Teams with Hasbro for ‘Transformers’ Guitar

Metallica Kirk Hammett
Kevin Winter, Getty Images

Metallica's Kirk Hammett will be signing two raffled Hasbro ESP LTD M-10 'Transformers' electric guitars at Comic-Con.

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