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Motorhead Cage Match – Robots Vs. LEGO

Compressorhead vs Lego Motorhead
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Yes, the Cage Match is usually reserved for brand new hard rock tracks vying for attention or classic cuts just adding to their legacy, but every once in a while, we here at Loudwire see a matchup that is just too good to pass up. As such, this Cage Match is a battle featuring two unique takes on a Motorhead classic.

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Top 10 Anti-Love Songs

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It’s Valentine’s Day and love is in the air … for some of us. We all know that hard rock and heavy metal songs can sometimes be sentimental, but this list is all about the tunes you go to when you want to tell someone to screw off

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Escape the Dead: Craig Mabbitt’s ‘Walking Dead’ Recap – Season 4, Episode 9

Eleven Seven / AMC
Eleven Seven / AMC

In addition to being Escape the Fate's lead singer, Craig Mabbitt is a diehard viewer of ‘The Walking Dead.’ For Season 4 of the hit AMC show, Mabbitt has signed on to write an exclusive recap of each episode for Loudwire. Check out his rundown of Episode 9 below:

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10 Best Metal Albums of 1994

Jonathan Davis, Dave Mustaine, Phil Anselmo
Spencer Kaufman, Loudwire / Ethan Miller, Getty Images / Spencer Kaufman, Loudwire

In 1994, heavy metal was taking sharp turns in all directions as it continued to evolve and branch out even further. Grunge had a vice grip on the music world and metal acts were starting to react to this new and popular style. Bands that were known for virtuosic guitar playing began to strip down their sound while others simply incorporated a grungier vibe when starting a new band. 1994 was also a pivotal year for the Norwegian black metal scene as future legends released some of their most acclaimed discs.

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Behemoth vs. The Faceless – Death Match

Behemoth vs. The Faceless
Metal Blade/Nuclear Blast / Sumerian

Behemoth have Satan (and their fans) to thank once again, as the Polish extreme metal band has won three Death Matches in a row. The band only needs one more win for 'Blow Your Trumpets Gabriel' to enter the Death Match Hall of Fame and the official playlist on our YouTube channel. However, stiff competition lies ahead for Behemoth.

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10 Best Metal Albums of 1984

Kevin Winter, Getty Images / Theo Wargo, Getty Images / Kathy Flynn, WickedGoddessPhotography.com
Kevin Winter, Getty Images / Theo Wargo, Getty Images / Kathy Flynn, WickedGoddessPhotography.com

When 1983 came to an end, metal fans had a lot to be happy about. The world saw albums like 'Kill 'Em All,' 'Holy Diver,' 'Piece of Mind,' and a slew of other classics that would certainly be on constant rotation on record players for years to come. The main question was how could 1984 even compete with such a monumental year for metal as 1983? Bands that made our 10 Best Metal Albums of 1983 stepped it up once again and, as always, some new bands came along, too.

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What If ‘The Walking Dead’ Was Recast With Rock + Metal Musicians?

Corey Taylor
AMC / Facebook: Corey Taylor

Tremendously successful zombie drama 'The Walking Dead' will return to AMC this Sunday (Feb. 9) with a new batch of blood-soaked episodes. We couldn't be more pumped to immerse ourselves into the second half of Season 4, but what if the show started back from the beginning with a cast entirely made up of your favorite rock and metal musicians?

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Scariest Heavy Metal Album Covers [Watch]

Scariest Metal Album Covers
Loudwire

Before the digital age, walking around a record store and curiously browsing through potential gems undiscovered, an effective piece of album art would sometimes provide all incentive needed to bust out your wallet. In the metal section, these moments were very common, especially when an album cover sent a shock through your core or vomit up your esophagus.

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Why Ghost B.C. Deserve the Praise

Ghost
Loma Vista

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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Behemoth vs. Watain – Death Match

Behemoth vs. Watain
Metal Blade/Nuclear Blast / Century Media

Hail Behemoth! The extreme / black metal act defeated death metal legends Deicide in our last Death Match. Behemoth are just three wins away from induction into our Death Match Hall of Fame, which can be experienced on our official YouTube channel along with Loudwire.com. Now, having dispensed of one iconic act, Behemoth face yet another one this week.

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