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Photo: Matt Warrell

God Bless Frenzal Rhomb, the Australian Punk Legends Who Just Keep Getting Better

If you’re a punk fan and haven’t gotten around to jamming Frenzal Rhomb, we’ve got a mandatory assignment for you.

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Frazer Harrison, Getty Images
Frazer Harrison, Getty Images

10 Greatest Acoustic Metal Songs

Acoustic metal? Seems like an oxymoron, but some of metal’s greatest bands have crafted legitimate masterpieces with little more than an acoustic guitar.

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MVKA
MVKA

Zeal & Ardor’s Satanic Black Metal + African Slave Music Could Be the Next Big Thing

Mad scientist metalheads are constantly cooking up new hybrid styles, and Zeal & Ardor may be the next exciting branch of metal’s dense family tree.

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Ethan Miller, Getty Images
Ethan Miller, Getty Images

10 Unforgettable Johnny Christ Avenged Sevenfold Moments

We left the low-end for last, so check out these unforgettable moments from A7X bassist Johnny Christ.

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Jo Hale, Getty Images
Jo Hale, Getty Images

Rockers We Lost in 2016 [Watch]

2016 has been devastating when it comes to losing beloved musicians.

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Spencer Kaufman, Loudwire / Shane Wenzlick, Getty Images / Mike Coppola, Getty Images
Spencer Kaufman, Loudwire / Shane Wenzlick, Getty Images / Mike Coppola, Getty Images

NFL Butt Fumbles Super Bowl 50 Halftime Show: What About Metallica or Even Green Day?

In a questionable football decision, the NFL has decided to tap Coldplay as the halftime act for Super Bowl 50 instead of a Bay Area act like Metallica or Green Day.

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Your Basic Guy In Black T-Shirt Who Jams
James Stafford, Loudwire

Yes, Metal Fans Are the Most Loyal — But We Already Knew That

A recent Spotify study demonstrated that metalheads are the most loyal fans in the musical universe, but Spotify could have saved themselves the trouble and simply asked a headbanger.

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2015 Grammy Awards: What Went Right and What Went Wrong

There were hits and misses for rock fans where the 2015 Grammy Awards are concerned, and we run them down here.

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Ghost
Loma Vista

Why Ghost B.C. Deserve the Praise

The rise of Swedish metal act Ghost B.C. (Ghost) will forever be connected to the soundscape of 2013. From relative obscurity, Ghost experienced an unparalleled ascension last year, becoming one of metal's most popular acts thanks in part to 'Infestissumam,' the band's sophomore album. However, like any act whose rise commands universal attention, Ghost have received both immense praise and vitriolic criticism.

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Neil Sanderson of Three Days Grace
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Three Days Grace Drummer Neil Sanderson Asks ‘What’s So Smart About Smartphones?’

Guest blogger Neil Sanderson of Three Days Grace checks in each month with an exclusive column for Loudwire. In future blogs, the drummer will keep us up to date on the next 3DG album as the band is busy working on the new disc. But in this piece, he talks about how smartphone technology has impacted the concert-going experience, plus he offers his views on virtual reality and other intriguing topics:

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