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10 Epic Circle Pits [Watch]

Circle Pits

These concertgoers set the bar for creating unbelievable circle pits, even stunning the musicians onstage through all-out chaos.

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10 Most Epic Stage Dives [Watch]

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The stage dive is always a crapshoot. It could be an epic success or a colossal failure. Since the early days of Iggy Pop leaping into crowds, it's been a staple at hard rock and metal shows for decades.

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Judas Priest Play ‘Wikipedia: Fact or Fiction?’

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The latest musicians to play our signature game are Rob Halford, Glenn Tipton and Richie Faulkner of the legendary Judas Priest!

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Loudwire’s Top ‘Wikipedia: Fact or Fiction?’ Videos

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Our Wiki video library has started to fill up quickly, so we've rounded up our favorite five 'Wikipedia: Fact or Fiction?' segments shot so far.

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Neil Sanderson Details Three Days Grace’s Recording Process for New Album

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Guest blogger Neil Sanderson of Three Days Grace checks in each month with an exclusive column for Loudwire. In this piece, the drummer offers an overview of the band's recording process for their forthcoming album, expresses his excitement for some upcoming shows and talks about his love of the outdoors. In addition, he has provided us with a behind-the-scenes video of 3DG in the studio. Check out Neil Sanderson' latest blog, along with the accompanying video, below:

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HeAd’s KoRner: Brian ‘Head’ Welch on His Own Personal Pain and the Plight of Tim Lambesis

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Brian ‘Head’ Welch, guitarist for Korn and frontman of Love and Death, contributes a popular monthly column called ‘HeAd’s KoRner’ to Loudwire. In his newest entry, Head talks about meeting and visiting As I Lay Dying frontman Tim Lambesis.

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10 Best Hard Rock Albums of 1994

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The year 1994 was one of the best for rock music, offering a variety of options for those who liked it loud and upbeat. It was the year that punk re-entered the mainstream, grunge continued its dominance and Woodstock proved to be a tipping point for several bands on the verge of massive popularity.

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Five Amazing Joey Ramone Vocal Performances

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Today (May 19) would have been Joey Ramone's 63rd birthday. The iconic Ramones singer / songwriter passed away in 2001 after a seven-year battle with lymphoma, but he left hundreds of legendary songs and thousands of performances in the annals of punk rock history.

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Ronnie James Dio: Amazing Vocal Performances

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It was four years ago that legendary metal vocalist Ronnie James Dio lost his battle with stomach cancer. After one of the most heartbreaking losses in metal history, there have been countless tributes for the late singer as well as a constant discussion between metalheads of how truly incredible Dio was. With a career spanning 43 years, Ronnie James Dio fron

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10 Best Thrash Albums NOT Released by the Big 4

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Adam Berry / Dave Etheridge Barnes, Stringer / Kevin Winter, Getty Images

Believe it or not, thrash metal does not inhabit a flat earth, where ocean waters cascade off a cliff into infinity, just beyond view of familiar Big 4 oceans dominated by Metallica, Slayer, Anthr

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