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Miss May I ‘Deeply Shocked and Saddened’ by Fan’s Death at New York City Show

Miss May I
Charles Epting for Loudwire

Following the tragic news that a fan died at Miss May I's show in New York on Saturday, May 3, the band has released a statement expressing their condolences and asking people to donate to his funeral fund.

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Queensryche Start Writing for New Album, Book Summer 2014 Dates

Queensryche
Century Media Records

With legal matters no longer hanging over their heads, the members of Queensryche have returned to work on new music. The five-piece of Todd LaTorre, Eddie Jackson, Parker Lundgren, Scott Rockenfield and Michael Wilton have begun the writing process for the follow-up to their self-titled 2013 album.

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Filed Under: Category: Concerts, Metal, New Albums, News, Rock

Down Unveil Heavy New Song ‘Conjure’ During Asheville Performance

Down
Down: Facebook

There's a lot of anticipation for the new Down EP, 'Down IV, Part II,' which drops later this month, and the band's fans in Asheville, North Carolina got a little better idea of what's to come during the band's Saturday (May 3) performance.

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Metallica’s Kirk Hammett Takes on 100-Year-Old Track for Unique Compilation

Kirk Hammett
Cory Schwartz, Getty Images

Metallica have covered their fair share of songs over the years, but guitarist Kirk Hammett is taking on a track that most fans would never expect. The rocker is set to cover 'Daisy Bell (Bicycle Built for Two)' for a new compilation.

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Kurt Cobain Biographer Confirms Courtney Love Wrote Note in Wallet

CBS / Seattle Police Department
CBS / Seattle Police Department

As reported, a note found in Kurt Cobain's wallet at the Nirvana frontman's death scene surfaced last week, and there was question as to who wrote the letter. Now, it's been confirmed that Courtney Love did in fact pen the sarcastic missive.

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Chevelle Announce Summer 2014 Dates, Discuss Future ‘La Gargola’ Singles

In De Goot Entertainment
In De Goot Entertainment

Judging by the early returns, Chevelle should have a big 2014! The band's 'La Gargola' album gave the group their highest debut ever, arriving at No. 3, and the first single, 'Take Out the Gunman,' has raced up the song charts ever since its release earlier this year. With the momentum going strong, the band is looking to capitalize on that and they've just announced more dates for this summer.

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Animals As Leaders’ Tosin Abasi + Javier Reyes Talk ‘The Joy of Motion’ Album, Critical Acclaim + More

Animals as Leaders Tosin Abasi Javier Reyes
Liz Ramanand, Loudwire (2)

Animals as Leaders have garnered plenty of critical acclaim in just a few short years and the band is onto their always crucial third album, 'The Joy of Motion.' The disc just dropped in late March and finds the band laying down plenty of sick riffs for fans to digest.

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Courtney Love: Hole Reunion ‘Would Only Mean Anything If We Did Something Relevant’

Courtney Love
Spencer Kaufman, Loudwire

Courtney Love stirred up plenty of excitement revealing that she had been jamming with her former Hole bandmates Eric Erlandson, Patty Schemel and Melissa Auf Der Maur, but she later revealed that she may have jeopardized that reunion by letting the cat out of the bag too soon. In a new interview with Pitchfork, Love admits that a Hole reunion is not a definite and is still in the feeling-out stage.

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Fan Reportedly Dies After Stage Dive at Miss May I Show in New York City

Miss May I
Rise Records

Tragic news to report, as a young fan has reportedly died following a stage dive at Miss May I's show at the Studio at Webster Hall in New York City last night (May 3).

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Zakk Wylde’s Stolen Pelham Blue Bullseye Gibson LP Custom Guitar Recovered

Zakk Wylde With Pelham Blue Guitar
Photo by Scott Uchida (Courtesy of eOne)

Back in March, we reported that Zakk Wylde's Pelham Blue Bullseye Gibson LP Custom guitar was stolen out of the back of his tour bus during the Chicago stop on the Experience Hendrix trek. Now, there's some good news to report, as the Black Label Society frontman's prized axe has been recovered.

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