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Queens of the Stone Age Perform With Nick Oliveri for First Time in 10 Years

Josh Homme / Nick Oliveri
Karl Walter / Scott Harrison, Getty Images

Many Queens of the Stone Age fans probably thought it would never happen, but former bassist Nick Oliveri reunited with the band on April 15 after a 10-year absence.

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Mastodon Unleash New Song ‘High Road’ From Upcoming Album

Mastodon
Reprise

What's the chugging noise coming from the South? It's gotta be Mastodon! Having just revealed that their next album will be titled 'Once More Around the Sun,' the band is now serving up their first music from the disc -- a single called 'High Road,' which can be heard in full in the player below.

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Nirvana Members Talk Rock Hall Gig, Courtney Love Encounter + Possibility of Future Shows

Dave Grohl and Krist Novoselic
Frazer Harrison, Getty Images

April 10, 2014 was a pinnacle night for rock music. In their first year of eligibility, Nirvana were inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame before launching into a unique performance with the surviving Nirvana members jamming classic tracks with rotating female vocalists. It was the first time Nirvana performed their own music since Kurt Cobain's death in 1994, but according to a new interview, it may not be their last.

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Sevendust’s Lajon Witherspoon Discusses ‘Time Travelers & Bonfires,’ Acoustic Shows + More

Liz Ramanand, Loudwire
Liz Ramanand, Loudwire

Sevendust have built a rather large fanbase over the years, and it's because of that devoted following that they are now promoting their brand-new 'Time Travelers & Bonfires' acoustic album (available at iTunes).

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

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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