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Mayhem Festival Rocks Connecticut – Exclusive Photos

Liz Ramanand, Loudwire
Liz Ramanand, Loudwire

We've got more exclusive photos and live coverage of the 2012 Mayhem Festival. For the final date of the massive metal fest in Hartford, Conn., each band gave a little extra for the conclusion of the tour.

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Organizers Cancel 2012 Mayhem Cruise Set to Feature Lamb of God, Machine Head + Anthrax

Randy Blythe / Robb Flynn / Joey Belladonna
Mary Ouellette, shewillshootyou.com / Liz Ramanand, Loudwire/ Kevin Winter, Getty Images

Coming off one of the most successful summers to date with the Mayhem Festival, there was a lot of anticipation for what the inaugural Mayhem Festival Cruise would bring this December.

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Slipknot, Slayer + More Rock Massachusetts Mayhem Gig: Exclusive Photo Gallery

Slipknot
Mary Ouellette, SheWillShootYou.com

For the last two months the 2012 Rockstar Energy Drink Mayhem Festival has been bringing a healthy dose of metal and mayhem to stops across the U.S. After finally making its way to the East Coast, the metal extravaganza wraps up today (Aug. 5) clocking in its last show at the Comcast Centre in Hartford. Ct.

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Whitechapel’s Ben Savage Talks Latest Album, Band’s Three-Guitar Attack + More

Photo: Adam Elmakias, Whitechapel Facebook
Photo: Adam Elmakias, Whitechapel Facebook

Whitechapel are one of the many bands on this year's impressive Mayhem Festival lineup. The Tennessee-based band also released their self-titled, fourth studio album earlier in the year.

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Mayhem Bands Pick Their Favorite Songs From Each Other’s Catalog

Kevin Winter / Frazer Harrison (2), Getty Images
Kevin Winter / Frazer Harrison (2), Getty Images

With the Mayhem Festival under way this summer, each of the bands will get very familiar with the music of their cohorts. So we at Loudwire asked a number of the acts what songs from their peers on the bill that they feel are so genius that they wished it was part of their catalog. As you can see, the veteran acts are getting a lot of love.

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Lamb of God Frontman Randy Blythe’s Arrest: Mayhem Festival Rockers Offer Their Thoughts

Randy Blythe
Mark Metcalfe, Getty Images

Lamb of God singer Randy Blythe is expected to be bailed out of a Czech jail today (Monday) after spending much of the past week behind bars over an alleged manslaughter charge relating to a concert incident two years ago. The shocking news has sent shockwaves through the metal world, and a number of the bands on this year's Mayhem Tour offered their thoughts on the incident when Loudwire caught up with them at the trek's kickoff show this past weekend.

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Mayhem Festival 2012 Gets Off to Blistering Start in California

Slipknot
Jim Dyson, Getty Images

If there is one metal festival you should see this year, it would be the Mayhem Festival. This year's tour officially kicked off Saturday (June 30), and it was a first for many bands on the trek.

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Mayhem Festival Cruise Officially Confirmed for December 2012

Randy Blythe / Robb Flynn / Joey Belladonna
Mary Ouellette, shewillshootyou.com / Liz Ramanand, Loudwire/ Kevin Winter, Getty Images

Most of us haven't bought into the whole 2012 apocalypse thing, but with the amount of metal festivals that are being held on cruise ships this winter, we're starting to think that the metal gods know something we don't.

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Lamb of God, Machine Head, Anthrax + More To Set Sail for 2012 Mayhem Fest Cruise

Mark Mecalfe, Getty Images / Frazer Harrison, Getty Images / Kevin Winter, Getty Images
Mark Mecalfe, Getty Images / Frazer Harrison, Getty Images / Kevin Winter, Getty Images

It has just been confirmed that Lamb of God, Machine Head and Anthrax, along with members of Korn and Slipknot, will bring metal to the high seas on the maiden voyage of the Rockstar Energy Mayhem Fest Cruise.

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Lemmy Kilmister Confirms Motorhead’s 2012 Mayhem Festival Run

Motorhead
Mary Ouellette, SheWillShootYou.com

When the 2012 Mayhem Festival lineup was announced, it seemed to be lacking one of the largely rumored bands, Motorhead. While Slipknot, Slayer, and Anthrax were on the official roster, Motorhead was not, much to the dismay of metal fans everywhere. However, the festival did hold out the promise that a special guest would be announced later on and it was speculated that it would probably be Motorhead.

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