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Rumblings From the Underground: Ghoul, Profanatica, Blood Red Throne (Interview) + More

In this month's column, we have album reviews for Blood Red Throne, Ghoul, Grave Desecrator, Profanatica and Witherscape + an interview with Blood Red Throne.

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Casablanca
Casablanca

10 Greatest Original Lineups in Rock + Metal

Many bands are better off when lineups change, but these 10 acts struck magic right from the beginning.

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Deftones Albums Ranked

Deftones Albums Ranked

See how we rank Deftones' studio albums from weakest to strongest.

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Chaiki Nozu, Wire Image / Tom Mosenfelder / Keystone, Hulton Archive / Evening Standard, Hulton Archive, Getty Images
Chaiki Nozu, Wire Image / Tom Mosenfelder / Keystone, Hulton Archive / Evening Standard, Hulton Archive, Getty Images

Top 66 Hard Rock + Metal Drummers of All Time

While frontmen and guitarists get a lot of the glory in rock bands, drummers are very much a driving force behind the music, especially when it comes to hard rock and heavy metal.

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Metallica 1984
Megaforce

32 Years Ago: Metallica Release ‘Ride the Lightning’

How would Metallica follow up 'Kill 'Em All'? On July 27, 1984, we got 'Ride the Lightning.'

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Loudwire
Loudwire

GWAR Albums Ranked

See how we ranked GWAR's albums from weakest to strongest.

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Buda Mendes, Getty Images
Buda Mendes, Getty Images

10 Rockers Who Switched Roles in Their Own Band

Before you began worshipping your favorite musicians, many of them actually served completely different positions within their group.

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Metallica 1983
Megaforce Records

33 Years Ago: Metallica Start the Thrash Revolution With ‘Kill ‘Em All’

Metallica’s debut album, 'Kill 'Em All,' came out on July 25, 1983, and helped start the thrash revolution.

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Photo of ACDC

36 Years Ago: AC/DC Overcome Tragedy With the Masterful ‘Back in Black’

When a popular band loses its singer, it rarely bounces back to reach the level of success it had prior to the lineup shift. But that wasn't the case with AC/DC.

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Avenged Sevenfold 2001
Good Life / Hopeless Records

15 Years Ago: Avenged Sevenfold Introduce Themselves With ‘Sounding the Seventh Trumpet’

On July 24, 2001, Avenged Sevenfold released their debut disc, 'Sounding the Seventh Trumpet'

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