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De La Tierra’s Andreas Kisser Talks Debut Album, Touring + More

De La Tierra
Roadrunner Records

Andreas Kisser made his name as the guitarist for Sepultura, but for his latest project he's teaming with musicians from some other well known Latin American acts to put a fresh spin on metal under the moniker De La Tierra.

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Sunny Day Real Estate Unleash ‘Lipton Witch,’ Band’s First New Song in 14 Years

Sunny Day Real Estate
Sub Pop

Record Store Day is a great occasion to salute the record store experience and pick up some great vinyl offerings, but there are times when we get something even more awesome. Such was the case over the weekend when a Circa Survive/Sunny Day Real Estate split was offered up to the record buying public, unleashing SDRE's first new song in 14 years.

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Wovenwar Unleash Debut Single ‘All Rise’

Wovenwar
Metal Blade

One of the most buzzed about bands of early 2014 is Wovenwar, the new act featuring As I Lay Dying's instrumental members along with frontman Shane Blay of Oh, Sleeper fame. After spending the better part of a month teasing their new project, the group has issued their first new song called 'All Rise.'

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Black Label Society’s Zakk Wylde on ‘Catacombs of the Black Vatican,’ Meeting Ozzy Osbourne + More

Zakk Wylde
Liz Ramanand, Loudwire

Things are starting to pick up for Black Label Society. The group just released their 'The Catacombs of the Black Vatican' album and are just about to launch their massive 'Golden Gods' trek with Down, The Butcher Babies and Devil You Know.

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Cynic’s Paul Masvidal Talks ‘Kindly Bent To Free Us’ Album, Sci-Fi Fascination + More

Cynic's Paul Masvidal
Season of Mist

Cynic's Paul Masvidal was the guest on Full Metal Jackie’s radio show this past weekend. The guitarist-vocalist spoke about the band's new album, 'Kindly Bent To Free Us,' as also opened up about his upbringing, influences and love of science fiction.  If you missed Jackie’s show, here’s her full interview with Cynic's Paul Masvidal.

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Stabbings and Shots Fired Outside FireFest Metal Event in Cleveland

Fire Fest 2014
19 Action News

19 Action News|Cleveland, OH|News, Weather, Sports

What was expected to be a fun night of hard rocking at the second night of FireFest turned violent in Lakewood, Ohio, near Cleveland, Saturday night (April 19), as local station 19 Action News reports that violence and gunfire erupted outside The Foundry club.

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Birds of Satan Record Release Gig Features Guest Appearances by Foo Fighters Members

Birds of Satan Dave Grohl
Kathy Flynn, WickedGoddessPhotography.com

On Friday night, Foo Fighters drummer Taylor Hawkins' new band Birds of Satan played their first gig at their record release party at Rock and Roll Pizza in Moorpark, Calif. Yes, that Rock and Roll Pizza, scene of the infamous secret Foo Fighters gig last December. It was an intimate affair with only 70 fans allowed entrance to the quasi-private event.

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Godsmack Complete Work on New Album

Godsmack
Liz Ramanand, Loudwire

Big news from the Godsmack camp, as frontman Sully Erna has revealed that the band has completed work on its upcoming sixth album. Moreover, the singer promises that the disc's first single will be surfacing soon.

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Estranged Black Sabbath Drummer Bill Ward Says He’s ‘Lost a Friend’ in Ozzy Osbourne

Bill Ward
Kevin Winter, Getty Images

Black Sabbath may have enjoyed major returns for their reunion on their '13' album, but founding drummer Bill Ward missed out on the disc after engaging in a very public contract dispute with the other original members. Not only did he miss out on the album, Ward says it's also damaged his relationship with singer Ozzy Osbourne.

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Nine Inch Nails Unleash Furious Version of ‘March of the Pigs’ in Australia

Nine Inch Nails
Theo Wargo, Getty Images

For those of you who felt that Nine Inch Nails have tamed a bit with age, we have one thing to say: Step … right … up! The band, in the midst of the promotion for their 'Hesitation Marks' album, dipped into their catalog for a furious live rendition of 'March of the Pigs' in Australia.

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