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Serj Tankian, Devin Townsend, Ihsahn + More Team Up For Nelson Mandela Tribute Song
Musical chameleons Serj Tankian, Devin Townsend, Ihsahn (ex-Emperor) and Ray Holroyd (12 Ton Method) have joined forces to create a track dedicated to iconic South African revolutionary and the country's former president, Nelson Mandela.
Lars Ulrich Would Be ‘Surprised’ If Next Metallica Album Came Out Before 2015
Better be patient, Metallica fans, because drummer Lars Ulrich isn't expecting to release another album for another couple of years.
Children of Bodom Release Song ‘Transference’ From Upcoming ‘Halo of Blood’ Album
Finnish metal heroes Children of Bodom have just unleashed the first full song from their upcoming 2013 full-length, 'Halo of Blood.' 'Transference' is a ripping new Bodom track and it's now available for download on iTunes.
2013 Summer Slaughter Tour Dates Announced
Official dates for the 2013 Summer Slaughter tour have finally been announced! The 22-date traveling metal fest is set to kick off in San Francisco on July 19 and end just less than a month later in Denver on Aug. 16.
Serj Tankian Announces ‘Orca’ and ‘Jazz-iz-Christ’ Album Release Dates + Orchestral Tour
System of a Down singer and sonic chameleon Serj Tankian has announced 2013 release dates for two of his experimental projects. Along with Tankian's orchestral 'Orca' project and 'Jazz-iz-Christ' project seeing June 25 and July 23 releases, respectively, Tankian has announced new tour dates with his traveling symphony.
Judas Priest to Offer Special Worldwide Screenings of New Concert DVD ‘Epitaph’
During a handful of special nights, Judas Priest's upcoming live DVD 'Epitaph' is scheduled to be shown in cinemas around the world.
Epica’s Simone Simons Pregnant With First Child
Dutch symphonic metal act Epica have announced some big news! Simone Simons, Epica's lead vocalist for 10 years, is expecting her first child with her longtime partner Oliver Palotai of the band Kamelot.
Sharon Osbourne ‘Devastated’ by Ozzy Osbourne’s Recent Drug + Alcohol Abuse
Amidst the excitement revolving around Black Sabbath's upcoming album '13,' the personal life of Ozzy Osbourne has made its way into the headlines. In a recent Facebook statement, the Black Sabbath singer admitted a relapse into drug and alcohol abuse after reports had surfaced that Ozzy and his wife Sharon were on the verge of divorce. Having remained silent for some time, Sharon Osbourne recentl
The Dillinger Escape Plan Release Music Video for ‘When I Lost My Bet’
New Jersey chaos band the Dillinger Escape Plan have pulled the top off a video for 'When I Lost My Bet.' As expected from Dillinger, the band didn't just shoot a simple video of them jamming in an abandoned warehouse. This clip is as deranged visually as it is sonically, creating a quintessential Dillinger Escape Plan experience.
The Melvins Announce North American Tour to Celebrate Band’s 30th Anniversary
Sludgy alt-rock legends the Melvins have just announced a string of North American dates to celebrate the band's 30th anniversary.