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Five Amazing Maynard James Keenan Vocal Performances

Tool's Maynard James Keenan
Gary Miller, Getty Images

Believe it or not, Maynard James Keenan is celebrating his 50th birthday today (April 17)! The frontman of ToolA Perfect Circle and Puscifer hasn't lost a step since Tool formed in 1990, and he has gone on to prove himself as one of music's most talented and dynamic vocalists.

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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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Best Rock Songs of 2014 (So Far)

Three Days Grace Chevelle The Pretty Reckless
Mary Ouellette, SheWillShootYou.com / Liz Ramanand, Loudwire / Spencer Kaufman, Loudwire

2014 is still in its early stages, but it's never too early to recognize great music. The year is off to a rocking start and already several acts have left their mark on the year with songs that are guaranteed to stay in our playlists for some time to come.

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Best Metal Songs of 2014 (So Far)

Arch Enemy / Behemoth / Black Label Society
Century Media (2) / Ethan Miller, Getty Images

The beginning of the year is often the most exciting time for new music. With 2013 in the books, it's time for the musical landscape of 2014 to be shaped. Anticipated albums become new releases and we're all given the opportunity to bask in the greatness gifted to us by metal's greatest acts.

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Anthrax’s Frank Bello Plays ‘Wikipedia: Fact or Fiction?’

Anthrax's Frank Bello
Kevin Winter, Getty Images

Anthrax bassist Frank Bello is our latest guest for 'Wikipedia: Fact or Fiction?' In what turned into one of our best Wikipedia segments to date, Bello sets the record straight about his beginnings with Anthrax, the band's first European tour being interrupted by the Chernobyl nuclear meltdown, being pressured to change Anthrax's name, mourning the death of 'Dimebag' Darrell Abbott + more.

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Loudwire Asks Rock + Metal Artists: What is Your Favorite Nirvana Song and Why?

Kurt Cobain
Frank Micelotta, Getty Images

Tomorrow (April 5, 2014), will be the 20th anniversary of Nirvana frontman Kurt Cobain's death. The music of Nirvana has remained timeless over the past two decades, influencing an entire new generation of musicians. In this celebration of Cobain's life, we asked some of rock and metal's finest artists to name their favorite Nirvana song.

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Loudwire Asks Rock + Metal Artists: What Does the Music of Kurt Cobain and Nirvana Mean to You?

Kurt Cobain
Frank Micelotta, Getty Images

April 5, 2014 will mark the 20th anniversary of Nirvana frontman Kurt Cobain's death. The grunge legend only lived to age 27, but a full 20 years after his passing, Cobain remains one of the most influential musicians of all time.

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Megadeth’s David Ellefson Plays ‘Wikipedia: Fact or Fiction?’

Liz Ramanand, Loudwire
Liz Ramanand, Loudwire

We've got a new episode of 'Wikipedia: Fact or Fiction?' to share with you. In this edition of our signature segment, legendary Megadeth bassist David Ellefson sets the record straight on what's true and false on Wikipedia.

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7 Karaoke Fails of Rock + Metal Classics

Ozzy Osbourne Nirvana Metallica
Spencer Kaufman, Loudwire (2) / Frank Micelotta, Getty Images

Which Karaoke Fail is your favorite? Let us know in the comments section below!

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10 Best GWAR Songs

GWAR
Metal Blade

To celebrate the life of Dave 'Oderus Urungus' Brockie, Loudwire has daringly assembled the 10 Best GWAR songs for the amusement of you puny humans.

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