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Philip Anselmo Joins Black Label Society Onstage For Performance of Pantera’s ‘I’m Broken’

Phil Anselmo / Zakk Wylde
Liz Ramanand, Loudwire / Ethan Miller, Getty Images

The 2014 Revolver Golden Gods Tour is going strong throughout the U.S., but the people of Worchester, Mass. were given a special treat at the conclusion of Black Label Society's set. To cap off the night, Down frontman Philip Anselmo took the stage with BLS to jam a ferocious performance of Pantera's 'I'm Broken.'

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Kirk Hammett: Metallica Plan to ‘Buckle Down’ and Create New Album in September

Kirk Hammett
Buda Mendes, Getty Images

We've got a big update on Metallica's next album. In a new interview, guitarist Kirk Hammett shared that this September, the thrash legends will "buckle down" and begin cranking out a brand new record.

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Courtney Love Confirms Writing Mysterious Kurt Cobain Wallet Note

Courtney Love
Spencer Kaufman, Loudwire

Recently, the Seattle Police revealed a note found in Kurt Cobain's wallet at the scene of his death. The sarcastic take on wedding vows raised many questions, including speculation over who actually penned the over 20-year-old note. Now, it's been confirmed by Courtney Love herself that she was the one who put pen to paper.

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Cynic’s Paul Masvidal + Sean Reinert Publicly Come Out as Gay

Cynic
Season of Mist

For the first time ever, longtime Cynic musicians Paul Masvidal and Sean Reinert have discussed their sexuality in a public forum. In a new interview, Masvidal and Reinert publicly come out as being gay while discussing the hardships of homosexuality in the world of metal.

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Rex Brown on Johnny Kelly Joining Kill Devil Hill, the Current State of Metal + More

Rex Brown Rita Haney
Kathy Flynn, WickedGoddessPhotography.com

Rex Brown has enjoyed a stellar career, making his name in Pantera, but also serving a successful stint in Down. These days, the accomplished bassist is rocking in Kill Devil Hill, who just released their second album, 'Revolutio

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Rocklahoma 2014 Set Times Revealed

Five Finger Death Punch Kid Rock Staind
Mary Ouellette, SheWillShootYou.com / Leon Halip, Getty Images / Liz Ramanand, Loudwire

The day is almost here. Rocklahoma 2014 is just around the corner and those heading to Pryor, Okla. can now start to plan out their weekend. The festival takes place at the Catch the Fever Festival Grounds the weekend of May 22-25, beginning with a pre-party on Thursday night followed by three days of rock.

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Filed Under: Category: Concerts, Festivals, Metal, News, Rock

Falling in Reverse Land Coolio Cameo for ‘Gangsta’s Paradise’ Video

Falling in Reverse Coolio
YouTube

Falling in Reverse have covered Coolio's '90s classic 'Gangsta's Paradise' for the 'Punk Goes '90s, Vol. 2' compilation, and they've got the ultimate stamp of approval. Coolio himself makes a guest appearance in the band's video for the song.

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Black Metal Meets Stand-Up Comedy – Best of YouTube

The Necrosexual
YouTube: Necro Sexual

Black metal is dead serious … at least to kvlt warriors whose blood runs cold as ice. However, when the most committed corpsepainted soldiers aren't burning down churches or desecrating holy scripture, some turn to stand-up comedy!

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Drummer Nick Augusto Says Exit From Trivium Was ‘Not My Decision’

Trivium
Roadrunner

Trivium surprised their fans yesterday by announcing that they were parting ways with drummer Nick Augusto. If anything, the timing was a bit odd as the band has been on tour with Volbeat and had to ask drum tech Mat Madiro to get up to speed and fill in for their remaining dates.

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Drummer Taylor Hawkins Talks Birds of Satan, Foo Fighters Recording Progress + More

Taylor Hawkins
Liz Ramanand, Loudwire

Taylor Hawkins has a full plate this year. The drummer is currently promoting the self-titled debut disc from his new band, The Birds of Satan, while also balancing the recording of the next Foo Fighters album. Hawkins took a few minutes out of his busy schedule to talk about The Birds of Satan and the current Foo Fighters status with 'Loudwire Nights' host Full Metal Jackie. Check out the chat below.

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