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ShipRocked 2014: Five Finger Death Punch, In This Moment, Three Days Grace + More – Day 1 Recap

ShipRocked Day 1
Mary Ouellette, SheWillShootYou.com

With all new digs aboard their new home on the glorious Norwegian Pearl, the 2014 ShipRocked cruise set sail on Jan. 25 for a four-day, nonstop rock 'n' roll extravaganza. Offering up six on-board stages and a private Bahamas island beach stage, the excursion lived up to all expectations of rocking the high seas.

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Avenged Sevenfold, Megadeth, Slayer Members and More Appear at 2014 NAMM Convention [Photos]

Synyster Gates appears at NAMM
Synyster Gates appears at NAMM

The 2014 NAMM (National Association of Music Merchants) convention just wrapped up in Anaheim, Calif., but no doubt its effects will be ringing in the ears of many for weeks.

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Motley Crue to Embark on Final Tour – Exclusive Q&A With Nikki Sixx + Vince Neil

Motley Crue Press Conference
Kathy Flynn, WickedGoddessPhotography.com

The end is nigh for Motley Crue. The band said as much during a Tuesday (Jan. 28) press conference in Los Angeles where they revealed the details of "The Final Tour" (first leg of dates below). In fact, to ensure that these next two years will mark the band's final dates, the members of Crue went through the process of collectively drawing up a 'Cessation of Touring' legal document and signing it to solidify that their upcoming dates will be the final shows and that they won't tour again beyond the year 2015.

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Metal Masters 5 Thrills Fans and Legends Alike – Recap, Photo Gallery and Video

Photo courtesy of Paris Visone
Photo courtesy of Paris Visone

What do you get when members of Pantera, Slayer, Megadeth, Anthrax, Testament and a slew of other metal bands share the stage? Metal Masters 5!

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Slipknot Without Masks [Video]

Slipknot
Facebook: Slipknot

Before the rise of the Internet, it was damn near impossible to stumble upon the true faces of the masked nine known as Slipknot. However, as Stone Sour reunited in 2002, the identities of vocalist Corey Taylor and guitarist Jim Root became public for all to see. Finally, with the release of 'Voliminal: Inside the Nine' on DVD in 2006, the faces of the nine were officially revealed.

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Band Photo FAILS [Video]

Band Photo FAILS

Since you're currently on the Internet, we assume that you enjoy a good FAIL. There are plenty of golden FAIL pics and videos out there, many of which we've wasted countless hours watching both at work and at home.

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GWAR Without Costumes [Video]

GWAR
Metal Blade

GWAR have been purveyors of intergalactic metal since 1985, but contrary to popular belief, the members of GWAR are actually humanoid begins in alien costumes. The costumes do come off, but it's not as easy as you think to secure a photo of various GWAR members uncovered.

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Stone Sour Go for the ‘Gold’ at NYC Show With Pop Evil and Stolen Babies

Spencer Kaufman, Loudwire
Spencer Kaufman, Loudwire

Saturday night. New York City. White suit. Packed club. Sounds like a scene out of 'Saturday Night Fever,' right? But this scene didn't star John Travolta as Tony Manero. Instead, it featured Corey Taylor in the role of Stone Sour frontman and all-around entertainer.

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Zakk Wylde Rocks Apple Store With Q&A Session + Acoustic Performance in NYC

Liz Ramanand, Loudwire
Liz Ramanand, Loudwire

Some may go into the Apple Store to check out the latest iPad or iPhone, but Friday night (Jan. 17) metalheads gathered at the Apple Store in New York City's SoHo neighborhood for an intimate question and answer session along with an acoustic performance featuring the one and only Zakk Wylde.

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Loudwire’s Best Concert Photos of 2013

Loudwire Photographers
Loudwire Photographers

At Loudwire, we pride ourselves on bringing you the best and biggest stories in rock and metal throughout the year, whether it be the latest news, features or viral videos. But our greatest thrill comes in covering the live concerts.

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