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Rating First Thrash Albums Without Founding Members: Metallica, Megadeth, Anthrax and More

Slayer announced today that its new album 'Repentless' would be released later this year, marking the thrash group's first time without guitarist Jeff Hanneman (who died during 2013). Some would argue that it's sacrilege (rim shot) for Slayer to ...

5 Unreleased Lady Gaga Collabs: Paul McCartney, Cher and Azealia Banks(?)

Fans of both Lady Gaga and Kendrick Lamar got at least a partial treat yesterday when the previously unreleased track "Partynauseous" leaked online. It might seem odd that a collaboration between one of the biggest pop stars in the world, plus one of ...

Melissa Etheridge Talks Tour with Blondie, Joan Jett, New Los Angeles Live DVD in Music Times Exclusive

Melissa Etheridge is about to release a tribute to her last tour with the new live DVD 'A Little Bit of Me: Live in L.A.' while simultaneously preparing for her next gig, a co-headlining run with Blondie that will bring also Joan Jett into the fold ...

60 Years of 'Maybellene': Chuck Berry's Hit in All Its Live Glory

Chuck Berry took to the studio in Chicago on this date 60 years ago to record his first single for Chess Records...a little number called "Maybellene." It was a hit, reaching no. 5 on the singles charts, but more importantly, it's often cited as the ...

Michael Jackson, Prince and More: The Best of The Apollo's Last 30 Years

New York City is full of famous music venues but few if any can live up to the flory of The Apollo Theater in Harlem, which has hosted the legendary Amateur Night for more than 50 years, as well as playing host to James Brown's Live at the Apollo, ...

Governors Ball 2015's Worst Scheduling Conflicts

Governors Ball 2015 is only a couple of weeks away, and today (May 20), the New York City festival announced its full hour-by-hour schedule. And, of course, with a lineup stacked with the likes of Drake, Florence + The Machine, Lana Del Rey, The ...

David Letterman's Best Hip-Hop Moments: Run D.M.C., Beastie Boys, J. Cole and More

David Letterman has long been known as a lover of rock 'n' roll...all it takes to get the late night host on your side was to behave erratically or energetically onstage, which would almost certainly merit an "oh boy!" It took a little bit more to ...

Sabaton's Joakim Brodén Talks History, Digital Radio and Inevitable 'Nazi' Name-Calling [Exclusive]

Many power metal bands prefer to linger in the fantastic world of Tolkien and Dungeons & Dragons when they write battle songs, but Sweden's Sabaton prefers to focus on actual, historical warfare. Vocalist Joakim Brodén took a break at last weekend's ...

Photo Recap of Rock on The Range 2015: Linkin Park, In This Moment, Tech N9ne and More

Some might argue that the range of musical styles present at Rock on The Range will never live up to the diversity of a Lollapalooza or Coachella. That may be true, but when you have bands ranging from In This Moment to Godsmack to Tech N9ne ...

Busty and The Bass Bring The (Electro) Funk On Upcoming Album 'GLAM'; Plan To Get 'Bustified' On Summer Tour

Nine-piece Canadian band Busty and the Bass have their own word for their brand of electro-funk: Bustified. For a song to become fully "bustified," all nine members must collaborate to create a sound that's booming, intricate and as funky as ...

The Devil Wears Prada Talks 'Zombie' Tour, Chris Rubey Departure, Cheating on Your Hometown [EXCLUSIVE]

The Devil Wears Prada just finished a tour revisiting its acclaimed 'Zombie' EP (which we figured out too late) and now the Dayton metalcore band is finally getting around to playing Rock on The Range, the country's largest rock festival that takes ...

Tech N9ne on 'Special Effects' Guest List, Hard Interjections and Planned Pusha T Collaboration [EXCLUSIVE]

Tech N9ne is having a good year, recently eclipsing his best sales week ever with new album 'Special Effects' and now headlining the Ernie Ball stage at Rock on The Range in Columbus, OH. The emcee sat it with Music Times to discuss the new album, ...

Breaking Benjamin Talks "Failure," Leeches and Covering Weezer with Music Times [EXCLUSIVE]

Music Times had the chance to chat with rockers Breaking Benjamin about its new lineup and new album Dark Before Dawn (available June 23) at the Rock On The Range festival this weekend. We tried not to Saturate (see what we did there?) the ...

Mixtape Monday: This Week's Newest Tracks For Sharing

Each and every week we put together our favorite tracks that had premiered a few days prior into one magnificent mixtape to share with you and your friends. This time around we've decided to share new songs from Miley Cyrus, D'Angelo, Tom Waits, ...

Rock on The Range 2015 Day 3 Review & Recap: Linkin Park Goes Big, Rise Against Connects, Tech N9ne Diversifies

The third and final day of Rock on The Range, perhaps the largest pure rock festival in the United States, was beyond warm, but that didn't stop Linkin Park, Rise Against and Tech N9ne from dominating their sets. This is the third in a series of ...

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