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Upcoming 2014 Hard Rock + Metal Releases

Chad Gray. Mikael Akerfeldt, Chester Bennington
Eleven Seven / Roadrunner / Warner Brothers

Keeping up with all the new hard rock and metal album releases can be a daunting task. We've made it easier for you, collecting all of the releases for 2014 in one place. Current and upcoming releases are at the top of the list, and you can scroll down to check out what has already come out this year.

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Category: Lists, Metal, New Albums, News, Rock

Nirvana’s Krist Novoselic Reflects on Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Performances

Krist Novoselic
Larry Busacca, Getty Images

At the 2014 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction ceremony, the surviving members of Nirvana put on a performance for the ages. Drummer Dave Grohl, bassist Krist Novoselic and guitarist Pat Smear pounded out a four-song set of Nirvana tunes with a rotation of female vocalists taking on each song. Joan Jett, Sonic Youth's Kim Gordon, St. Vincent and pop superstar Lorde all took part, and in a new blog post by Novoselic, the musician reminisces about the hallmark night.

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Win a Soundgarden ‘Superunknown’ Super Deluxe CD Edition + Autographed Vinyl Set!

Soundgarden
SoundgardenWorld.com

Has it really been 20 years? Soundgarden's 1994 classic 'Superunknown' has reached the two-decade mark and to celebrate the occasion, they're offering a variety of new 20th Anniversary edition sets. The band is teaming with Loudwire, Ultimate Classic Rock and Diffuser.fm to give you a chance to win the 'Superunknown' Super Deluxe Edition box set as well as a 'Superunknown: The Singles' vinyl set that's signed by the band.

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Filed Under: Category: Contests, Loudwire Nights, Rock

KISS’ Paul Stanley Calls Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Co-Founder a ‘Spineless Weasel’

KISS' Paul Stanley
Larry Busacca, Getty Images

The original four members of KISS are now officially Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductees. Although the April 10 ceremony is in the past, Paul Stanley's criticism of the institution continues. This time, Stanley takes aim at Rock and Roll Hall of Fame co-founder and Rolling Stone editor Jann Wenner, whom Paul Stanley calls a "spineless weasel."

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Kyng Frontman Eddie Veliz Discusses New Album ‘Burn the Serum’

Kyng
Razor & Tie

Following their powerful debut album, ‘Trampled Sun,’ Kyng are back with their sophomore disc ‘Burn the Serum.’ We had the chance to chat with frontman Eddie Veliz about the brand new disc, due out April 15 via Razor and Tie Records. Veliz talked about the creative process of ‘Burn the Serum,’ as well as some of his favorite tracks from the album. Check out our interview with Eddie Veliz of Kyng below, then stream the entire 'Burn the Serum' album in the player at the bottom of this post:

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Filed Under: Category: Exclusive, Interviews, Metal, New Albums, Rock

Anthrax’s Frank Bello and Megadeth’s David Ellefson Talk Altitudes & Attitude

Frank Bello + David Ellefson
Photo Credit: Dana "Distortion" Yavin

Anthrax bassist Frank Bello and Megadeth bassist David Ellefson are legendary musicians in their own right, but the 'Big 4' thrashers have taken their music in a new direction with Altitudes & Attitude.

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Lacuna Coil’s Cristina Scabbia Talks New Album ‘Broken Crown Halo,’ Songwriting + Touring

Liz Ramanand, Loudwire
Liz Ramanand, Loudwire

Lacuna Coil co-vocalist Cristina Scabbia was the guest on Full Metal Jackie’s radio show this past weekend. Fresh off the "Hottest Chicks in Hard Rock" tour, Scabbia talked about the trek, the band's transition after having two members retire and channeling her own personal struggles into the band's songwriting. If you missed Jackie’s show, here’s her full interview with Lacuna Coil's Cristina Scabbia.

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Pop Evil, ‘Torn to Pieces’ – Exclusive Video Premiere

Pop Evil Leigh Kakaty
eOne

Pop Evil are going deeper into their highly successful 'Onyx' album, and they're now teaming with Loudwire and PopCrush to bring you the premiere of their video for 'Torn to Pieces.'

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Filed Under: Category: Exclusive, News, Official Music Videos, Rock

Deftones Pay Tribute To Late Bassist Chi Cheng With Never-Before-Released Track ‘Smile’

Deftones Chino Moreno Chi Cheng
Mark Metcalfe / Ethan Miller, Getty Images

One year ago today (April 13), Deftones said goodbye to bassist Chi Cheng, who passed away after a 2008 car accident left him mostly in a coma for four and a half years. On the one year anniversary of his passing, frontman Chino Moreno has posted the unreleased song 'Smile' from Deftones' shelved album 'Eros.'

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Win Tickets to See Staind on Their 2014 U.S. Tour!

Staind
Atlantic

After taking some time to explore other projects, the members of Staind are back together and hitting the touring circuit again. And we at Loudwire want you to be there. We've teamed with Staind to offer you a pair of tickets to see them on their upcoming tour (on select dates).

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Filed Under: Category: Contests, Rock

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