For more than a year, the 'Loudwire Radio' show has been a staple on select rock radio stations across the country, bringing you the Top 20 rock songs each weekend. Recently, we've rebranded 'Loudwire Radio' as 'Loudwire Reloaded,' with some cool changes incorporated into the program
The summer of 2013 has been an exciting one in rock and metal, with some big time albums and songs impacting radio or soon to surface, as well as some major tours and festivals currently under way or kicking off shortly
Philip H. Anselmo & the Illegals are set to embark on their first-ever tour beginning July 31 in Tulsa, Okla. Anselmo and the boys are sure to play plenty of material from the act's debut album, 'Walk Through Exits Only' (due July 16), but if you could hand-pick your dream Anselmo set list, which Pantera, Superjoint Ritual and Down songs would you add?
On May 27, 2003, a young band from Jacksonville, Fla. called Shinedown arrived on the scene with their debut album, 'Leave a Whisper,' and it didn't take long before they started making their name as a force to be reckoned with in the rock world. The upstart four-piece of powerhouse vocalist Brent Smith, guitarist Jasin Todd, bassist Brad Stewart and drummer Barry Kerch showed their knack for making great rock tracks and a breakout band was born. This Readers Poll reflects on the band's debut effort and asks you to vote for your favorite song from the 'Leave a Whisper' album.
Things have definitely turned contentious between Stone Temple Pilots and their former frontman, Scott Weiland. The band recently returned to the stage and to the airwaves with Linkin Park's Chester Bennington fronting the group and it's definitely not sitting well with Weiland, who was ousted from the band back in February of this year.
Back on May 25, 1983, Ronnie James Dio showed that stepping away from Black Sabbath would not set back his career, as his self-titled band Dio delivered a metal classic known as 'Holy Diver' on their very first try. This Readers Poll reflects on the disc and asks the Dio fans to tell us which song from their debut album was your favorite.
On May 20, 1997, the Foo Fighters took a major step toward becoming the stadium-filling band they've turned into by releasing their second album, 'The Colour and the Shape.' Though the recording of the disc came during a very tumultuous period for Dave Grohl, but the outcome of the material was top shelf and ready-made for the concert stage. This Readers Poll asks you to let us know what song off this career-changing record for the Foo Fighters is your favorite.