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Korn Honor Late Touring Guitarist Shane Gibson

Shane Gibson
Korn: Facebook

Yesterday we reported the very sad news that former Korn touring guitarist Shane Gibson passed away at the age of 35. Gibson had taken over live guitar duties for the band from 2007 to 2010 following Brian 'Head' Welch's exit from the group.

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Steel Panther Perform ‘Rock You Like a Hurricane’ with Chris Jericho + Andy Biersack [NSFW]

Steel Panther Jericho Biersack
YouTube: Heavy Metal Hill

The list of musicians who have jammed with Steel Panther onstage is endless, but this latest video is a doozy. At the House of Blues in Hollywood, Calif., Fozzy singer / WWE superstar Chris Jericho and Black Veil Brides singer Andy Biersack joined Steel Panther for a cover of Scorpions' 'Rock You Like a Hurricane.' And like the majority of Steel Panther videos, this one is NSFW.

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Anthrax’s Scott Ian Plays ‘Wikipedia: Fact or Fiction?’

Anthrax
Kathy Flynn, WickedGoddessPhotography.com

Welcome to another edition of 'Wikipedia: Fact or Fiction?' Our weekly series rolls on with a new episode featuring legendary Anthrax guitarist Scott Ian!

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Kix To Release First New Album in 19 Years

Kix
Photo by Ines Younkins

Kix have been back together since 2003, but haven't released a studio album since 1995's 'Show Business.' They put out a live album/DVD in 2012, and now have signed with Loud & Proud Records to release an as-yet-untitled album on July 22.

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Pop Evil’s Leigh Kakaty Discusses ‘Onyx’ Album + ‘Being a Minority Frontman in the Rock World’

Liz Ramanand, Loudwire
Liz Ramanand, Loudwire

Pop Evil kicked off this year with a massive trek with Stone Sour, and now the band is hitting the road with Escape the Fate. For a full list of dates go here. We had the opportunity to sit down with Pop Evil frontman Leigh Kakaty, who spoke all about the band’s latest disc ‘Onyx.’ He gives an honest account of their need for creative freedom and expression on the album, as well as challenging recording moments.

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Antemasque, Featuring Former Members of The Mars Volta, Reveal Album Details

Antemasque
Facebook - Antemasque

 disbanded last year, and as was recently revealed, vocalist Cedric Bixler-Zavala, guitarist Omar Rodriguez-Lopez and onetime drummer Dave Elitch formed the new band , with some help from Red Hot Chili Peppers bassist Flea. They have announced their self-titled debut album will be unleashed July 15.

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Nothing More’s Jonny Hawkins Talks Self-Titled Album + Influences

Nothing More
Eleven Seven

One of the buzziest new bands of 2014 has been Nothing More. The group is ramping up to their new self-titled album, coming out June 24, and they've been receiving positive word of mouth for their new single 'This Is the Time (Ballast).'

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Ex-Breaking Benjamin Guitarist Aaron Fink Resurfaces in New Band Gentleman East

Aaron Fink
Hollywood Records

After his acrimonious 2011 exit from  and subsequent legal battle with frontman Benjamin Burnley over the band name, guitarist Aaron Fink has resurfaced in the new group Gentleman East.

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Megadeth Flying Born-Deaf YouTube Star to Las Vegas for First Rock Concert + Interview

Kathy Flynn, WickedGoddessPhotography.com
Kathy Flynn, WickedGoddessPhotography.com

If you're the type to go YouTube surfing, there's a good chance you've seen the video above. Having amassed nearly 21 million views, this video immortalizes the moment when Sarah Churman, who was born deaf, heard sound for the first time at 29 years of age. Countless tears have been shed witnessing Churman's life-changing moment, apparently from members of Megadeth, as well, because the band is flying Sarah and her husband Sloan to Las Vegas to experience her first rock concert on Thursday (April 17).

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Vinnie Paul Doesn’t Foresee a Pantera Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Induction

Vinnie Paul
Frazer Harrison, Getty Images

Let's face it. When it comes to hard rock and metal, the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame has dragged their feet over the years with inducting some of the big names of the genre, so with that in mind, Pantera drummer Vinnie Paul says he's not confident that the groundbreaking metal band will have their named called.

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