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10 Best Pantera Songs
Choosing the 10 best Pantera songs is no easy feat, since there are so many good ones, full of power grooves that incite moshpits; resonant rhythms that could rattle your teeth loose from your gums; and drill sergeant vocals. Those were the sonic hallmarks of Pantera, without question one of the most important metal bands of the '90s and of the genre overall...
Mastodon Reveal New Album and Song Titles
Mastodon are dropping plenty of pieces of information on their upcoming sixth album. After revealing that the platter is near completion, they band has now shared the album title and some song titles.
Kittie Reveal More Details About Crowd-Funded Anniversary DVD + Book
Kittie, who burst onto the mainstream metal scene in 1999 with their debut 'Spit,' after forming in Canada in 1996, are celebrating their past with a 20th anniversary documentary project.
Disturbed’s David Draiman Readies Wingman App, Talks Tech Investments
Disturbed and Device singer and new father David Draiman has launched Wingman, a social media app that is meant to be a light in the digital darkness. Despite the name (and the cultural connotation of a "wingman"), it has nothing to do with scoring chicks.
Machine Head Seeking to Dismiss Former Bassist Adam Duce’s Lawsuit
Machine Head are seeking to end the legal mudslinging that has surrounded the band since former bassist Adam Duce brought a lawsuit against them. The suit made claims of copyright infringement, breach of partnership and mismanagement of funds, among other things.
Cradle of Filth Begin Writing 11th Studio Album
The work of the wicked is never done. Black metal extremists Cradle of Filth are hard at work on their new album: the follow up to 2012's 'The Manticore and Other Horrors.' This new album will not be rushed, though, as the English band hopes to release it in 2015.
Fozzy Reveal ‘Lights Go Out’ Single, New Album + Tour Plans
It's anything but lights out for Fozzy! The Chris Jericho-fronted band will release the brand new single 'Lights Go Out' on April 29 via all digital platforms. And that's just the beginning of a flurry of activity surrounding band in the coming months!
Twelve Foot Ninja Unveil Spring 2014 North American Tour Dates
Aussie fusion metallists Twelve Foot Ninja are about to hit the road on a North American trek that includes a mix of both festival and headline dates. The bubbling under band is touring in support of their new album 'Silent Machine,' which dropped last fall.
Metallica’s Lars Ulrich Suggests ‘Maybe Next Year’ for New Studio Album
It's not a concrete or a firm date, but it's something to go on! Metallica drummer Lars Ulrich commented on the band's writing and recording process for its next album, the follow up to 2008's 'Death Magnetic,' in a new interview with Argentina-based media outlet TN (seen above).
Drummer Dave Lombardo Doesn’t Ever Foresee a Reunion With Slayer
Ousted drummer Dave Lombardo doesn't ever foresee a return to Slayer. This news shouldn't shock the fans who have been following (or have been bummed out by) the drama surrounding Lombardo's most recent exit from the band. Things have been acrimonious and messy, with private details about financials and other business and personal issues becoming public knowledge.