We've reached a big milestone at Loudwire, and we'd like to thank the rock and metal community for helping us get here. Today (Aug. 4), Loudwire's Facebook page surpassed 1 million likes!

The first shout-out goes out to all our readers, who have helped grow Loudwire into the biggest hard rock and metal site on the Web since the site launched three years ago. We thank all of you for continuing to check out Loudwire for the latest rock + metal news and features.

We'd also like to thank all the bands who have been supportive of Loudwire over the years. It's always an honor when you take the time to speak with us for an interview or offer us an exclusive premiere or invite us to your concerts. It's been one helluva ride so far, and there's so much more to come.

And finally, we'll give ourselves a pat on the back. Our team of writers and photographers work crazy hours keeping up with the latest rock news and attending live events. That said, it's an absolute thrill for us to cover the hard rock and metal scene!

Thanks again to everyone! Next up, 2 million on Facebook! And we're also growing on YouTube. If you'd like to subscribe to our YouTube page, click here.

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